There are so many beautiful country hotels to choose from in the UK. The county of Sussex is home to hundreds, including Ashdown Park Hotel. Located in the beautiful surroundings of Ashdown Forest, this former 18th century manor house is now an elegant retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Ashdown Park Hotel in Sussex has been a hotel since 1993, when it was acquired by the Elite Group. The hotel started life as a neo-Gothic manor house, before being used as a convent and, later, a bank’s headquarters. Ashdown Park Hotel is a family friendly hotel, offering different packages designed with different ages in mind. The hotel offers many enticing options for children; from juice and biscuits for toddlers to swimming and tennis lessons for the older children. At Ashdown Park Hotel even the family dog is welcome because the hotel provides a bed, food and a chew toy with the package!
Families can also enjoy exploring the surrounding countryside and attractions whatever the weather. From nature trails on the hotel’s estate to attractions further afield, there is something for everyone. Take a ride on the historic Bluebell Railway through the picturesque Sussex countryside. This is suitable for all the family, but will especially please the train buffs in the family! Or, if animals are more your cup of tea, why not visit Drusillas Park or Ashdown Llama park? Ashdown Park Hotel’s children’s packages include complimentary tickets to both attractions.
For adult guests looking for a more relaxing break, the Ashdown Park Hotel Country Club has a spa to help you unwind from the stresses of the day. Guests can book from a wide range of treatments, from facials to massages. The spa also offers packages so you can experience a number of treatments to help you feel relaxed and refreshed.
More active guests may wish to take advantage of the heated swimming pools, exercise classes and gym. The country club offers a variety of classes, including Pilates, yoga and Zumba. The country club also has an 18 hole golf course that takes golfers through some stunning woodland. Guests wanting to improve their technique can book a lesson with one of the hotel’s golf tutors. Sussex is a popular location for cyclists due to the beautiful scenery. Keen cyclists could include Ashdown Park hotel on their route through Sussex to recover for the night, before heading off to explore more of the pretty countryside.
If the focus is on relaxation and family time, Ashdown Park Hotel in Sussex provides all a person needs to make it happen on their break. Delicious food, fresh air activities, luxurious rooms and beautiful surroundings combine to help your stay be a delightful one.