South Downs Bunkhouse, Houghton Farm, Houghton, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LW

Call Kate Lock on 01798 831100 or 07710 630219

On the South Downs Way in the South Downs National Park

The perfect base for walkers, cyclists, runners or other parties looking to explore the South Downs National park. South Downs Bunkhouse is right on the South Downs Way where it crosses the River Arun and the Monarch's Way also runs close by.

You will be welcomed by the Lock family to this newly opened barn which has been converted to an extremely high standard. The hamlet of Houghton is well provided with pubs and nearby Amberley has cafes and a village store all within walking or cycle reach.

Accommodation is in 4 rooms of bunk beds each of which has a power and USB charging socket. A communal room has TV, WiFi, electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge, toasters, kettles, in addition there is a utility room with dishwasher, cooker, fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryers. There is a barbecue in the courtyard (fuel available for an extra small charge). Free tea and coffee is available.

Secure bike storage and bike washing facilities available.

A multi function space next to the bunkhouse can be hired separately which has sofas, relaxing chairs and enough dining tables and chairs to seat 30.

This accommodation is featured on our map of South of England and South East England and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    20: 3x4, 1x8 (optional 3 extra beds). B&B in the farmhouse: 2x dbl/twin
  • Open:

    All year. All day
  • Price per night:

    From £32.50pp. BYO sleeping bag. Or hire duvet, sheet, pillow cases & towel £6pppn. Continental breakfast £7.50
  • Booking:

    Via telephone or email. Rooms are booked on a mix gender/mixed party occupancy. Sole room bookings must pay for unused beds.
  • Directions:

    On the B2319 to the east of the crossroads, in the centre of Houghton village
  • Public Transport :

    Train at Amberley (10 minutes walk)
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks South Downs Way
This accommodation is featured on the following pages
Close to a Pub Luxury Bunkhouses Individuals welcome Accommodation for Cyclists Horse B&B and Riding Holidays Breakfast


aMixed dormitories
bSingle sex dormitories
cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
fSleeping bags required
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
iDrying room
pClothes washing facilities


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Walkers accommodation on the South Downs Way, as it crosses the River Arun.

November 21st 2023

The South Downs Bunkhouse welcomes individual walkers, cyclists & runners for single-night stays or longer. A beautifully converted barn on a working farm with self-catering kitchen, clothes washing & drying, and secure bike storage & bike wash. There are pubs serving meals and cafes within walking distance. If you fancy even more luxury there are Bed and Breakfast rooms just across the courtyard.

Pine dining table and chairs in front of log burner adn french windows at South Downs Bunkhouse near Arundel
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Get cosy beside our log burner at South Downs Bunkhouse.

October 20th 2023

Our picturesque, refurbished bunkhouse makes the perfect holiday destination for up to 20 guests!

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Exterior of flint building that houses South Downs Bunkhouse near Arundel

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