Gaveston Hall, Nuthurst, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 6RF

Call Rita Barclay on 01403 891 431


Originally a boarding school, Gaveston Hall nestles in the rural west Sussex countryside with easy access to the South Downs National Park. However London is only about 1 hour away and Brighton and South Coast are just a 40 min drive. Gaveston Hall now provides great value hostel accommodation for up to 100, mostly in the old school dormitories, but also in some private single and twin rooms and 4 chalets. Groups of all sizes, parties of friends and families as well as school and clubs are all welcome as are weddings and similar celebrations. The two dining halls seat 100 and the self catering kitchen is equipped to cater for big events. Half or full board options are also available if you prefer. Outside there is plenty to entertain all ages with play areas, a football field, a tennis court, woodland walks and footpaths leading to the Downs Link Bridleway, a huge picnic area, BBQ and campfire site. There is also a fishing lake and chickens, goats and horses to feed. Outdoor activities can also be provided on site. Indoor entertainment includes table tennis and pool tables and a swimming pool (summer months only). Dogs welcome. BYO bedding or hire. Camping is also available This accommodation is featured on our map of South of England and South East England.


  • Rooms & Beds:

    100: Hall: 1x18, 2x16, 2xdbl, 1xtwin, 1xsgl. Chalets: 2x16, 1x15, 1x14
  • Open:

    All year: daylight hours
  • Price per night:

    From £15pp. Small extra charge for bedding hire or BYO
  • Booking:

    Ask for booking form by phone or e mail
  • Directions:

    Please phone for directions
  • Public Transport:

    Nearest train station Horsham, which is on the Southampton to London Victoria line via Gatwick. Then taxi to Gaveston Hall.
  • Walks:

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks

This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is available only to groups, has a pub within walking distance, has availability this Christmas and this New Year and is on the map of accommodation for school groups, the Wedding Venue page and the Hostels with Camping map.


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
rDisabled Access
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
mMeals available (with notice)
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities
ZDogs by arrangement
wGroups Only


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Gaveston Hall in the village of Nuthurst near Horsham in West Sussex

June 12th 2019

We have been an independent hostel for nearly 50 years but only joined IHUK in 2019. We have a rural location on a farm with goats, horses and chickens to feed.

People of all ages benefit from a break In the countryside with no noise or pollution. This is where you will find it.


Gaveston Hall nestles in the rural west Sussex countryside with easy access to the South Downs National Park, London and the coast at Brighton .

June 11th 2019

Great value hostel accommodation for groups of 40 to 100, in old school dormitories, private single and twin rooms and chalets in the grounds.

Ideal for large groups of 40 – 100. Where your group would get exclusive of the large grounds with plenty of different options for activities. We are close enough to London to make it easy for a weekend countryside getaway.



March 26th 2019

Groups of all ages and sizes (up to 100) will be welcomed to Gaveston Hall near Horsham in West Sussex. Situated in its own impressive gounds in an idyllic rural location, it is just an hour from London and 40 mins from Brighton and the east Coast. Quite the perfect location for an action packed holiday.

With many years of experience in providing accommodation for schools, clubs and groups of friends and families, the facilities on site are comprehensive. Games pitches, woodland walks, footpaths, bonfire & BBQ area, fishing lake and indoor swimming pool, to name but a few, will ensure your group are never bored. What’s more outdoor activities can be provided on site.  In such a popular location Gaveston Hall gets booked up early, so don’t delay get in touch now.

School group campfire fun at Gaveston Hall group hostel near Horsham, West Sussex just 1 hour from London
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