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Ockenden Manor

Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield, West Sussex, RH17 5L, United Kingdom

Love at First Sight

A fine Elizabethan manor house with 28 lavishly decorated rooms, outstanding spa and a fine-dining restaurant set in eight acres of beautiful grounds overlooking Cuckfield Park in the heart of the South Downs in West Sussex. With its history and character, elegant sitting room warmed by a roaring log fire and cosy, wood-panelled bar, Ockenden Manor is a wonderful place to escape to and it's less than an hour from London.

Romance

Twenty-eight distinctive bedrooms and suites (some with four-poster beds) all individually styled and named after a member of one of the two families that has owned the building since 1520. Our beautiful dining room with its sweeping views across the gardens is the perfect setting for award-winning head chef Stephen Crane's menu that cleverly mixes innovation with tradition, echoing the atmosphere of the hotel. Award-winning and stunning spa sits alongside the hotel and within the 19th century walled garden - utterly modern on the outside and airy and natural on the inside, it is fed by our own natural spring.

Your Stay

Charming staircases lead you to the rooms and suites in the Elizabethan manor house and beyond the walled garden in our award-winning spa, lie our stunning spa suites. From our fabulous over-sized contemporary spa suites with roof terraces to charming period suites and elegant, individually decorated rooms, there is something to suit all tastes. Our charming rooms are individually styled for your comfort and indulgence. We have thought of every touch for today's traveller.

Hotel Features - Eight acres of private gardens with terrace and croquet lawn, Fine-dining restaurant, Award-winning Spa and treatment rooms, Stunning in-and-outdoor swimming pool, Elegant drawing room with open fire, Oak-panelled bar and Friendly, professional service

What to Do

Enjoy a truly relaxing stay in the heart of the South Downs - Delicious cuisine, award winning wines, and deeply comfortable bedrooms. Take time out in our gorgeous spa - choose from one of our many treatments on offer, swim in our indoor and outdoor pools, or relax in our bright and contemporary lounge. Enjoy a guided nordic walk over the South Downs....and to an award winning vineyard for tour and tasting...or enjoy a yoga or Pilates session. Don your walking boots and explore the most beautiful countryside in the South East of England

The Food of Love

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, mid-morning coffee or a full afternoon tea. Led by award-winning Head Chef, Stephen Crane, the Restaurant serves some of the finest food in Sussex, and is a beautiful space with far-reaching views over Cuckfield Park. You may like to sit by the fire in our elegant drawing room and when the sun shines head outside to our terrace. The drawing room and bar are charming and endlessly appealing for a glass of wine, afternoon tea or simply to sit a while and read the papers.

We use quality, locally sourced ingredients from Sussex on our menu. We have great relationships with local suppliers, some of whom we have been working with for many years. They know exactly what we want and they deliver excellent produce to us every time and this ensures that the high standards we set are continuously delivered - it is a team effort, from field (or sea) to fork.

    Accommodation:
  • Country House
  • Historic Building
  • Hotel
  • Unusual/Unique Property
    Setting:
  • Rural
    Hotel features:
  • Dog Friendly
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Gym
  • Heli Pad
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Private Dining
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
Recommended for:
  • Culinary Classes
  • Destination Dining
  • Exclusive
  • Food & Wine Tours
  • Health & Wellness
  • History & Culture
  • Natural Wonders
  • Pampering
  • Private Tours
  • Romantic Dinner
  • Tasting Experiences

Weddings at Ockenden Manor

    Wedding services:
  • Civil Unions
  • Reception Only
  • Renewal of Vows
  • Same-Sex Weddings
  • Wedding Blessing
  • Wedding Licence
    Wedding locations:
  • Castle/Historical Building
  • Hotel Function Room
Ceremony capacity: 120
Reception capacity: 96

Romantic Breaks

The Ultimate Sunday Indulgence
The Ultimate Sunday Indulgence

The perfect solution for a completely indulgent Sunday Arrive at noon for a delicious three course Sunday lunch made…

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Spa Break Getaway
Spa Break Getaway

Escape for a romantic one night stay and a luxurious treatment in our fabulous spa.

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24 Hour Escape from London
24 Hour Escape from London

Succumb to the experienced, gentle hands of Ockenden Manor’s spa team for the next 24 hours...

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Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

The perfect getaway and only an hour from London.

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Occasions

Anniversaries

The Ultimate Sunday Indulgence
The Ultimate Sunday Indulgence

The perfect solution for a completely indulgent Sunday Arrive at noon for a delicious three course Sunday lunch made…

Price on Request

Package includes 1 night stay

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Spa Break Getaway
Spa Break Getaway

Escape for a romantic one night stay and a luxurious treatment in our fabulous spa.

Package includes 1 night stay

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24 Hour Escape from London
24 Hour Escape from London

Succumb to the experienced, gentle hands of Ockenden Manor’s spa team for the next 24 hours...

Package includes 1 night stay

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Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

The perfect getaway and only an hour from London.

Package includes 1 night stay

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Birthdays

Spa Break Getaway
Spa Break Getaway

Escape for a romantic one night stay and a luxurious treatment in our fabulous spa.

Package includes 1 night stay

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24 Hour Escape from London
24 Hour Escape from London

Succumb to the experienced, gentle hands of Ockenden Manor’s spa team for the next 24 hours...

Package includes 1 night stay

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Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

The perfect getaway and only an hour from London.

Package includes 1 night stay

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Accommodation

Feature Suite

Located in the oldest part of the house, this oak-panelled suite…

From £309
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Passion Thrillers

Sussex Room
  • Feature Bed
From £279
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Feature Suite

Located in the oldest part of the house, this oak-panelled suite…

From £309
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Feature
  • Amazing Views
From £339
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Junior Spa Suite
  • Amazing Views
From £299
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Valentine's Offers

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

The perfect getaway and only an hour from London.

Package includes 1 night stay

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