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www.mayfieldfiveashes.org.uk

A very useful site providing information about places to go, eat and drink in our local village.

   

www.themiddlehousemayfield.co.uk

The Middle House is a picture postcard pub in the heart of the picturesque village of Mayfield, offering excellent food and atmosphere.  Book in advance if you want to eat.

   

www.roseandcrownmayfield.co.uk

The closest pub to Fair Oak Farm in Mayfield village.  The Rose & Crown is a proper local country pub serving good food, local ales and wine.

   

Pink Cabbage Produce Co.

Cafe and food store in Mayfield High Street.

   

Peckish Cafe

Bistro cafe in Mayfield High Street.  Serves English breakfast, tea, coffee, cakes and scones.

 
   
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www.quenchuk.co.uk

Cycle Hire charged by the hour.  Delivery to Fair Oak Farm with full instructions.  Superb service.  Guided tours also available for all levels.

   

www.highweald.org

A circular walk provided by the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, part of which gets you from Fair Oak Farm to Mayfield past historic iron age sites.  The walk is called "A vision of Hell" which would not be most people's description of the area east of Mayfield today. However in Tudor times this area was the iron-making, industrial capital of England, with the night sky lit up by the flames of furnaces and the glow of molten iron, accompanied by the turning of waterwheels and the blows of hammers. The walk takes in two furnace sites and many of the woods which supplied them - including one called Bedlam.

 

 

www.lakedowntroutfishery.co.uk

Lakedown Trout Fishery is in a secluded location across the valley from the accommodation at the farm with scenic views & no visible sign of habitation.  The Fishery was originally designed & created by actor & pop legend Roger Daltrey.  The four spring-fed lakes totalling approximately 26 acres have an abundance of aquatic fly life and are open all year round.  Also a good venue for corporate days and weddings.  Advance booking highly recommended.  Contact Teddy or Norman.  Tel: 01435 883449.

"A visual assault on the senses. There can be no prettier fishery in this land. Spikes of bright yellow flag decorate the banks which are thick with beds of rose bay willow herb, bee-haunted fox gloves & spotted orchid. A place where wild browns & rainbows live side by side" - ‘Trout Fisherman’ August 2005

 

 

www.glebefieldridingschool.co.uk

Fully licensed and insured riding school and equestrian centre in nearby Chiddingly, offering quality horses, riding lessons and hacking for all abilities through the countryside. Contact Jackie Russell. Tel: 01825 872 198  Mob: 07746 635 213.

 

 

www.horammanorridingstables.co.uk

Local riding school offering hacking for all abilities through the countryside on private off road tracks that take you through beautiful bluebell woods, lovely orchards and open fields.  For the more experienced riders there is opportunity to jump our cross country jumps. Another favourite is a relaxing hack around the lanes and cuckoo trail and a chance to stop at the local pub!! Hacks start from half and hour to as long as you like and cost £20 per hour.  Tel: 01435 812955

   

www.arenapursuits.com

Families and groups can enjoy a helicopter treasure hunt, paint balling, clay pigeon shooting, quad biking, bush craft, orienteering, mountain biking and more near Bewl Water, about 15 mins from the farm. Telephone 01580 879 614.

   

www.springfarmalpacas.co.uk

We spent a couple of years researching and thinking about buying some Alpacas and then we found Spring Farm which stood out from the rest,  Spring Farm has about 100 alpacas, each one getting special attention, hand fed and with plenty of interaction and training. The owners, Chris & Vicki Agar, have a wealth of knowledge and dedicated passion for their Alpacas... when it comes to Alpacas there's not a lot they don't know and they are always more then willing to share their knowledge with you.  The Alpacas at Fair Oak Farm have been supplied by Spring Farm in East Sussex.

   

www.bewlwater.org

Information about the well known Bewl Water Outdoor Centre where you can get involved with sailing, canoeing, climbing, fly fishing, power boating, team building events, water skiing, bird watching, water colour painting, art exhibitions and lots more.  You'll find plenty to do at Bewl Water in Kent.

   

www.seas.org.uk

The South of England Agricultural Society host a number of renowned events throughout the year.  The South of England Show in Kent attracts over 90,000 people from across Europe every year.  Also look out for the Spring & Garden Leisure Show in May, the Autumn Show & Game Fair in October and the Festive Food & Drink Fayre in December.

   
   
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S a r a h   W e n b a n

www.sarahwenban.co.uk

Fair Oak Farm is used as a stunning backdrop for photo shoots.  Why not have a local photographer capture memories of your family get together at Fair Oak Farm?  Sarah takes fantastic natural portraits and has become a regular at the farm, where these photos were taken.

       

   
 

R o y   B r o c k m a n

https://www.facebook.com/roy.brockman.90

 

https://en-gb.facebook.com/iPhonePS/

Roy lives in the same valley as Fair Oak Farm.  His framed photographs are displayed throughout the accommodation at Fair Oak Farm.  The stunning scenes captured by Roy are all shot within a couple of miles of the farm.  Roy also provides iphone photography classes, available at the farm.

       

   

   
 

K a r e n   B e n g a l l

www.photographybykaren.co.uk

Use a local photographer to capture your product images using Fair Oak Farm's stunning back drop.  Karen is an with the camera and is then able to play with the images to create stunning images.  As her website shows she produces amazing results.

   
   
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www.theflowerhouse.biz

The Flower House in Mayfield village provides a fresh range of flowers and gifts for all occasions, including weddings.  There is also a coffee shop upstairs.

   
   
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www.thecraftyhen.co.uk

A load of options for fun craft events at the farm.  Ideal for hen weekends and celebrations.

 

 

www.craftsandgiggles.com

Fun and creative craft party workshops are available at the farm. Perfect for hen parties and special birthdays. Run by professional crafts people, workshops include fascinator making, ceramic painting, cupcake decorating and more.

   

A team of beauty and massage therapists are ready to pamper you.  Ideal for hen weekends, birthdays and celebrations.

Tel: 0870 446 0150

 

 

ThirtyFifty offer wine tastings for private parties and corporate entertainment.  Wine tasting have been designed with fun and sophistication in mind.

Tel: 0208 288 0314

   
   

T R A V E L   I N F O R M A T I O N

 

 

www.visiteastsussex.com

A useful site for holiday makers providing information on lots to do throughout East Sussex.

 

 

www.visitsoutheastengland.com

A useful site for holiday makers providing information on heaps of stuff to do throughout the South East of England including Sussex and Kent.

 

 

www.hostunusual.co.uk

A useful site for other extraordinary places to stay.

   
www.coolstays.com We are listed on Cool Stays!
   

www.thetrainline.com

We find this the most useful site for finding out train times from Tunbridge Wells, Stonegate & Wadhurst to London Charing Cross or from Crowborough & Eridge to London Victoria or London Bridge.

   
www.southeasternrailway.co.uk

 

Stongate station is 2 miles from Fair Oak Farm with regular trains to London in about an hour.  The trains are operated by South Eastern.  Visit their website for train timetables and information about the London to Hastings and Ore train service.

 

 

Trulli Holiday in Puglia, Italy

Ian & Penny, the owners of Fair Oak Farm, also own a 'Trulli' property with enourmous rustic charm in Puglia countryside, Southern Italy which is available for holidays throughout the year.  Experience real Italy.

 

 

 

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