South Downs National Park
Wootton is in the heart of Englands newest national park. The park offers unrivalled walking, cycling and horseriding on the South Downs. The area is rich in history and has many rural pubs offering good food and ale. The 100 acre Wootton Farm is surrounded by bridleways and footpaths and even a Roman road.
The farm is just a few minutes walk from this nationally renowned gastro pub which offers a fine menu and an excellent wine list.
The Half Moon
Another historic pub nestling right under the Downs, The Half Moon is a great stop when walking or cycling in the area, The pub offers a varied menu with something for everyone.
The historic town of Lewes is just five miles drive away. With its castle and beautifully preserved Georgian architecture it offers a glimpse into the rebellious history of England. The town has many excellent shops, restaurants and pubs and is particularly famous for its bonfire celebrations.
Brighton needs no introduction. Less than half an hour away by car or train it is home to many galleries, theatres and nightlife. The city is vibrant and exciting all year round. A visit to The Lanes is not to be missed with its mass of antique and jewellery shops. The city boasts a large marina and restaurants and bars catering for all tastes.
The world famous opera house is around fifteen minutes drive from Wootton and many guests use Wootton as a base to attend the experience that is uniquely Glyndebourne.
Plumpton Race Course
For those interested in national hunt racing, the course and Plumpton is delightfully situated at the base of the Downs and is just a few minutes drive from Wootton. Home to one of Dick Francis’ novels the course has festivals and events throughout the season.
Whilst Wootton is situated in the heart of the Sussex countryside it is still well served by transport links. The M23 is six miles away with London around one hour distant. One mile away from the farm is Plumpton Station which has frequent services to London every day. Gatwick airport is around forty minutes driving time from the farm or thirty minutes by train.