In a quiet secluded setting, yet only 2 miles/3km (5 minute drive) from medieval Cinque Port town of Rye with cobbled streets.
BEDLINEN, TOWELS & ELECTRICITY (fair usage) are included in the rental price.
Sorry No Smoking - Sorry No Pets
Rye - has a weekly market on a Thursday & also a Farmers Market on a Wednesday. Festivals such as Rye Bay Scallop Festival, Medieval Siege of Rye and Bonfire Parade with flaming torches are always favourite events.
Once surrounded by sea, this fortified hilltop town with cobbled streets, tea rooms & antique/bric a brac shops played an important role in the defence of the south coast of England. Nowadays the river is home to the local
fishing fleet, with freshly caught fish available to buy
from the quayside (2 miles/3km).
Iden village - Iden village - a pretty sussex village mentioned in the doomsday book is within walking distance from the property. It has a Shop/P.O, Church, Village Hall, Bowls Club, Riding School & Pub serving food.
Iden annual summer fete always proves to be a
very popular event with visitors (0.4 miles/0.6 km).
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve - A large coastal nature reserve with shingle beaches, grassland,
saltmarsh and reedbeds bordering lakes and pools
hosting a vast array of wildlife. Bird watching hides,
information centre (4 miles/6km).
Camber Sands - Superb expanse of sandy beach.
Bars, Cafes, Amusements, Water Sports. (5 miles/8km)
Winchelsea Beach - a quiet beach with shingle
at high tide & sand low tide. Cafe (5 miles/8km).
Tenterden - Quaint market town with Chapel Down Winery/Vineyard & Steam Railway (9 miles/14 km).
HUMPHRIES CROSS is an Edwardian period Country House set within 20 acres of gardens, & paddocks. Providing Self Catering Holiday Accommodation near Rye. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, on the
border of Kent & East Sussex surrounded by farmland.
A wing of the property has been tastefully converted into four self catering holiday apartments sleeping 2/4...
Short drive to the coast!
Camber Sands - superb sandy beach with dunes & Winchelsea Beach - a quiet beach with shingle at high tide & sand low tide
both only 5 miles/8km (15 minute drive)
Humphries Cross is in an enviable location as it is on the border of Kent & East Sussex, giving guests the opportunity to explore Kent "the garden of England" as well as East Sussex "1066 Country"
We are situated close to Tenterden (Kent) with its quaint antique shops, steam railway, vineyard/winery with shop & bistro & town of Battle (East Sussex) where re-enactments of the Battle of Hastings take place. Gardens & Castles are in abundance such as Smallhythe Place, Bodiam Castle, Sissinghurst Castle, Great Dixter
just to mention a few.....
London, Brighton, Canterbury, Eastbourne & Hastings are all within easy reach for day trips.
Also why not stock up on cheap Beer & Wine whilst on holiday, we are ideal for day trips to France as the Eurotunnel (Folkestone) or Ferries (Dover) are
only a 45 minute drive away!
Easy to reach ....
Road - (23 miles/30km) Junction 10 of M20 Motorway
Rail - Rye (2 miles/3km) Trains to Hastings, Ashford (Eurostar), Eastbourne, Brighton & London Charing Cross/London St Pancras.
Bus - Rye (2 miles/3km) Buses to Hastings, Dover, Folkestone. Local Bus (bus stop 250 metres) to/from
Rye & Tenterden passes our gate.
Channel Tunnel (Eurotunnel) - Folkestone
Ferry - Dover (42 miles/68km)
Air - London Gatwick (60 miles/97km)
Taxi - Rye (2 miles/3km)
For details of prices & availability please
do not hesitate to contact us:
Tele: +0044(0)1797 280066
Fax: +0044(0)1797 280066
Mr & Mrs A Salvi
East Sussex TN31 7PP