Gaveston Hall, Nuthurst, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 6RF
Call Rita Barclay on 01403 891 431
OverviewOriginally 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 £18pp. Small extra charge for bedding hire or BYO
Booking:Ask for booking form by phone or e mail
Directions:Use the postcode RH13 6RF and your Sat Nav or Google Maps will get you here.
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 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, the ideal for retreats page and the Hostels with Camping map.
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Fishing holidays at Gaveston Hall in Sussex
October 2nd 2019
The lake at Gaveston Hall is fed by a stream and was stocked by carp over a 100 years ago. Their descendants are still here today and groups staying at the hall have access to the Lake. You may be lucky and catch a big one!
Our lake is fed by a stream and goes out over a weir built over 100 years ago. The story goes that the owner of Gaveston Hall gave the local farm hands some work at the turn of the last century about 1900 when there was very little work available by digging out the lake by hand with spades ( no machinery to do The digging in those days). It was stocked with carp and their descendants are still here today.
The Lake at Gaveston Hall is rumoured to have been visited by Edward VII to do some duck shooting. While standing on the bank ready to shoot all the ducks came around expecting to be fed. Of course he was unable to shoot sitting ducks in front of him so his duck shooting day was spoiled by tame ducks.
Why not plan a festive house party for friends and family in the beautiful Sussex countryside ?
September 12th 2019
Sleeping up to 100 but with smaller units available, Gaveston Hall is available this Xmas and New Year for a large group. Set in magnificent grounds with a well equipped kitchen and plenty of communal space. Dogs welcome.
A former boarding school nestling in beautiful Sussex countryside, Gaveston Hall provides hostel accommodation for groups of all sizes. Its 100 beds are spread across dorms, private singe/twin rooms and chalets. Set in magnificent grounds there is plenty to entertain all ages with football pitches, tennis courts, woodland walks and fishing lakes. Outdoor activities can also be provided on-site. There is a well equipped kitchen and plenty of communal space plus table tennis & pool tables and an indoor swimming pool (summer only). Dogs welcome. BYO bedding or hire.
Gaveston Hall Nuthurst Horsham West Sussex
June 20th 2019
Its summer now at Gaveston Hall and on the farm the hay is growing high in all the rain. There are many animals to feed in the winter. Horses, goats and deer.
We have some new rescue chickens with hardly any feathers. I am sure they will grow new feathers now they are out in the sunshine
having spent their short lives in cages. They are just getting used to getting used to being free range.