Luxury self catering accommodation

  • A beautiful, tastefully decorated open plan lodge with exposed beams.
  • Kitchen equipped with everything you need for a self catering holiday.
  • Open plan bed/living room with super king bed which can be converted into twin beds. Travel cot and highchair available. TV/freeview, WiFi, hairdryer, electric fan and wall heater.
  • Bathroom with power shower over bath, make up mirror, large mirror and shaver point, heated towel rail.
  • Personal decking area facing open fields and woodland with outdoor seating.
  • Secure off road parking outside lodge behind electric gates.
  • Well behaved dogs are welcome by arrangement at a small extra charge.


Stoneacre Lodge is approximately a mile from the historic village of Herstmonceux. The village offers a traditional pub, Indian and french restaurants, fish and chip takeaway, bakery, beauty salon and post office/convenience store.

This beautiful area of Sussex is well known as 1066 country and has a huge variety of attractions including Herstmonceux Castle with its science centre and observatory, Pevensey Castle, Battle Abbey, a variety of stunning National Trust properties, such as Rudyard Kipling’s home Batemans, Winston Churchill’s home Chartwell, Bodiam Castle, Alfriston Clergy House and Virginia Wolfe’s home Monk’s House in Rodmell, near Lewes.

The popular gardens of Sissinghurst, Pashley Manor, Sheffield Park and Merriments are also within easy reach. Glyndebourne Opera house is a short car drive away and the historic towns of Brighton, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Battle, Hastings and ancient Rye are also a short distance. The famous South Downs, Beachy Head, Seven Sisters and Ashdown Forest are wonderful for walks. Pevensey Bay and Eastbourne beaches are close by. Eastbourne has a promenade, pier, bandstand, theatres, large shopping centre, leisure swimming pool and cinemas.

London is approximately 1 hour by train from Polegate. London/Gatwick airport is an hour’s car journey whilst the Channel Tunnel, Dover is approximately 2 hours by car.


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Terms & Conditions
  • £95 per night
  • A minimum of two nights stay for advance bookings during peak season (May – September) and over weekends and Bank Holidays
  • A one night stay may be possible at short notice
  • Weekly rates available upon application
  • Provisional bookings must be confirmed by a non-refundable deposit of £20 per night
  • Payment may be made by cash or bank transfer
  • Stoneacre Lodge operates a no smoking policy

Guest Book

” Our third visit, wonderful to return and hope to come again. “

Denise & Gay – Sydney, Australia

“What a great location. A beautiful lodge. We loved the little dog gate. We will be back.”

Carol, Andy & Molly – Canterbury

“Wonderful warm welcome, absolutely beautiful place, so many thoughtful touches. Peaceful and relaxing. Thank you so much xx”

Bob & Lori – south west France

“Thank you very much for making a very relaxing break possible – a lovely lodge, perfectly located for exploring the gorgeous Sussex countryside.”

Tam & Laura – London

“We have had a lovely stay at Stoneacre. Very comfortable and great bird watching.”

Julie, Betty & Kevin – Devon

“A great stay, lovely cosy accommodation. Perfect for a long weekend.”

Clare – Surrey

“Thank you for looking after us so well. It has been a fantastic weekend. Your hospitality has been the best we have experienced.”

Kate & Richard – Bournemouth

“Fabulous break from city life! Thanks for a warm welcome and a peaceful stay in a great part of the country.”

Matt & Jess – London

“Thank you. We felt very much at home here! After a carefree and sunny time it is hard to leave.”

Martina Muller – Germany

” Fantastic Lodge, great location, superb hosts. Look forward to returning in the future.”

Shane & Emmeline – Cornwall

“We have really enjoyed our stay. Everything is pretty and comfortable. We like the privacy of coming and going whenever we like. We slept well and laughed at the many rabbits playing outside our window.”

Marilyn & Steve – Co Durham

“The cleanest place we have ever stayed in! Great walks and pubs. Super hosts. Thanks very much.”

Camilla & Iain -London