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A former showmans carriage, lovingly restored
Peaceful secluded setting
Stunning countryside views
Perfect for al-fresco dining
Veranda
A peaceful retreat
Mahogany woodwork
Enjoy the view of the orchard
Kitchen
Vintage tiled fireplace
Original features throughout
Double bedroom
Lovingly restored
Intricate detail
Contemporary wet room
Steam train nearby
The Hub - onsite cafe
The Hub - onsite cafe
Pretty surrounding gardens
An oasis of calm
Enjoy the changing seasons overlooking the orchards
1 / 21  A former showmans carriage, lovingly restored
2 / 21  Peaceful secluded setting
3 / 21  Stunning countryside views
4 / 21  Perfect for al-fresco dining
5 / 21  Veranda
6 / 21  A peaceful retreat
7 / 21  Mahogany woodwork
8 / 21  Enjoy the view of the orchard
9 / 21  Kitchen
10 / 21  Vintage tiled fireplace
11 / 21  Original features throughout
12 / 21  Double bedroom
13 / 21  Lovingly restored
14 / 21  Intricate detail
15 / 21  Contemporary wet room
16 / 21  Steam train nearby
17 / 21  The Hub - onsite cafe
18 / 21  The Hub - onsite cafe
19 / 21  Pretty surrounding gardens
20 / 21  An oasis of calm
21 / 21  Enjoy the changing seasons overlooking the orchards

The Prince Regent

Bodiam, Sussex
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Complex of properties
Working farm
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Fishing onsite / nearby
Romantic
Quirky
Glamping
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Converted showman’s carriage overlooking Bodiam Castle and the surrounding countryside
  • Decked area with charcoal BBQ for relaxing afternoons
  • Plenty of long rural walks, ideal for dogs
Property code: BT094

This lovingly restored old showman’s carriage offers truly unique holiday accommodation perfect for a very special occasions or romantic getaways, located within stunningly beautiful rolling countryside.

This converted showman’s carriage ticks all the boxes for a romantic walking trip in the glorious Sussex countryside. Sleeping two humans and two beloved dogs, this luxurious property offers a remarkable place to come back and rest after a long day of fetching sticks and chasing rabbits. Take in the remarkable High Weald scenery from your covered veranda, enjoying an al fresco meal or glass of wine whilst your dogs bask in the last glimmers of evening sunlight.

Unique throughout, this compact glamping property has been decorated with a frivolous and luxurious aesthetic, combining antique furniture, vintage tiles and a stunning feature ceiling to make for a truly charismatic home. In the morning, you can take breakfast in the kitchen, enjoying far-reaching country views whilst planning walking routes for the day ahead. On an evening, unwind on the covered veranda or in the cosy lounge room, letting your pampered pups curl up lovingly at your feet, before retiring to the comfy double bed. No doubt excited to explore every inch of the surrounding gardens, your well-behaved bow-wows can sniff out adventure in the apple orchards and seemingly endless farmland.

Located in the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this home boasts an abundance of unforgettable dog walking routes nearby. Enjoy the 1-mile country walk to the village of Bodiam, made famous by its impressive medieval castle. Fido and Rover are welcome into the grounds of this English Heritage site, so be sure to take in the wonders of this 14th-century fortress. Hounds hungry to learn will also enjoy a trip to nearby Hastings (11.5 miles), a town steeped in fascinating British history.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • Well behaved dogs welcome
  • Garden furniture
  • Use of own BBQ allowed
  • TV, DVD and CD player
  • Kitchen - sink, small oven and hob and fridge (please note the fridge is very small with limited storage)
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Electric and heating included
  • One small double bedroom
  • One wet room with shower
  • Regret no children
  • Babes in arms welcome, please be aware there is limited space for a travel cot 
  • Regret no smoking
  • Pub within a short walk, shops driving distance
  • Complex of properties - one of three discreetly positioned properties
  • Washing machine and tumble dryer available in separate shared laundry room
  • Café/farm shop on-site "The Hub" offering Wi-Fi (at The Hub only not in the property), water sports, a beauty salon and many other facilities
  • Please note that the kitchen and shower room are situated outside the property and accessed via the covered veranda  

 

Jackie Hammond

This property is personally managed by Jackie.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 18 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Katrina 25th September 2020

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The view was stunning and the owner was very welcoming.

Reviewed by Steven 21st September 2020

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Turn off your mobiles I pads etc just take some time a drink and try..Sitting in this carriage which is over 120 years old, and set in a landscape that looks medival in nature, it transports you back in time, the modern world and the stress that comes with it are forgotten. Calm and tranquillity achieved

Reviewed by Trudi 18th September 2020

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Beautiful carriage in beautiful surroundings , loved it

Reviewed by Val 4th September 2020

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Reviewed by Aniko 29th August 2020

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Reviewed by Lori 22nd August 2020

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Reviewed by Susan 14th August 2020

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We had a lovely week in this charming, unique carriage. It was beautifully ornate and sitting out on the verandah on the very comfy couch overlooking the gorgeous countryside was a delight! Perhaps a little dark on the inside but only to be expected really, very cosy and romantic in the evening when lit up. The bed was comfortable, but not ideal foRead morer anyone with mobility problems as we had to use the step to get in, also it was only a three quarter one so very "cosy". Plenty of storage space. Hide

Reviewed by Janet 24th July 2020

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This was a lovely step back in time. The carriage has been lovingly restored. The kitchen and bathroom areas are separate but feel part of the accommodation due to the lovely covered verandah. John and his team put a lot effort in to making the whole experience a good one. The welcome packs are a nice touch.

Reviewed by Alison 5th July 2020

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Such a beautiful carriage, lovingly restored and well kept. Its so unusual to find such beautiful dog loving (not just friendly) quirky accommodation. We spent a lot of our time on the outside decking, even when windy and damp it is sheltered, although harsh rain does get on to the deck a bit. Sitting inside at night listening to the radio and readRead moreing by dim light made the experience so atmospheric. Do go there if you get a chance, be engaging of the experience. We will go back. Hide

Reviewed by Charlotte 4th October 2019

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Quaint and unique stay in lovely peaceful surroundings. Our large dog was very comfortable. There are no local shops etc, so unless you want to drive, its better to eat at the local pub, also dog friendly, or make sure you have some provisions. The Hub is very close for daytime needs. John was a great host and provided plenty of support.

Reviewed by Gary 17th September 2019

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Beautiful and quirky in the prefect setting. A perfect break away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Reviewed by Pauline 13th September 2019

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Excellent site and beautiful unusual accommodation. John and his team very helpful. Had a wonderful break

Reviewed by Alan 9th September 2019

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A superb getaway. Fantastic views of the castle. John Boy's cider is highly recommended. Made from the apples in the orchard that is in front of this amazing carriage.

Reviewed by Julie 30th August 2019

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Reviewed by Melanie 13th July 2019

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What a fantastic and idyllic stay! The carriage and all its amenities are excellent, the outside living area is so relaxing. The owner couldnt be more helpful and the location is perfect for visiting the many places of interest. And John boys cider is delicious

Reviewed by Jane 19th May 2019

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We had a thoroughly enjoyable time at the Prince Regent. It is wonderfully planned and we loved the thatched and beamed kitchen, comfy sofas and exquisitely decorated bedroom and lounge. We ate in a different area each night, and the CD player even pipes into the kitchen! John went above and beyond to help us, delivering delayed luggage and sendingRead more on items we left behind. The whole place is an utterly beautiful and quirky delight. Hide

Reviewed by Sharon 10th May 2019

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Wonderful location for a relaxing weekend, just what we wanted. We got a very warm and informative welcome, all we needed to know. Lots to do in the area, but also perfect for just chillin out and reading a pile of books. As we took our dog, we spent time enjoying all the walks in the area. Returned home relaxed and refreshed. We will certainly be Read moregoing back. Hide

Reviewed by Onyi 5th April 2019

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A former showmans carriage, lovingly restored
Peaceful secluded setting
Stunning countryside views
Perfect for al-fresco dining
Veranda
A peaceful retreat
Mahogany woodwork
Enjoy the view of the orchard
Kitchen
Vintage tiled fireplace
Original features throughout
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Location

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