When you come into the village of Hurst Green (twinned with Ellerhoop), take the right turn signposted “Batemans” on the A265. Stay on this road for approx 7.5 miles (13 minutes).
Stay on the A265 (this is our road), passing through the villages of Etchingham (over the railway crossing), Burwash, Burwash Weald and Burwash Common.
On leaving Burwash Common after approx ¾ mile you will pass Petals Garden Centre on your right.
Longbourn is situated on the righthand side about 500 mtrs after Petals Garden Centre. You will see our green sign “Over the Stile” hanging over the hedge and our entrance is just before this. If the gates are closed, there is a silver buzzer on the right gate pillar.
Leave the M23 at Junction 10A on the B2036.
At The Cowdray Pub on your left, turn sharp left onto the B2110 sign-posted Turners Hill.
Pass Worth School.
Stay on the B2110 to the junction and turn right onto the B2028 (Selsfield Road). A mile down the road, fork left to the village of West Hoathly.
Pass through the villages of West Hoathly and Sharpthorne. Stay on this road passing Plawhatch Organic Farm Shop on your left until you come to a small cross roads – turn right into Hindleap Lane.
Stay on this road to the Wych Cross traffic lights – turn right onto the A22.
Stay on the A22 driving across Ashdown Forest, through the village of Nutley until you come to Lampool roundabout. Take the first exit onto Straight Half Mile (B2026) passing through the village of Maresfield and straight over a mini roundabout by The Chequers.
At Budletts roundabout take the 2nd exit and then immediate left onto the A272 to Buxted.
Go straight over the traffic lights, past Buxted Park Hotel, under the railway and through the villages of Buxted and Hadlow Down. Stay on this road to the T junction. Turn right to Heathfield on the A267.
Stay on the main road (now the A265, Heathfield High Street) Longbourn is on this road.
Go through Heathfield on the A265 towards Broad Oak/Burwash. Pass through the village of Broad Oak. Once you leave Broad Oak the road will dip and on the left you will see big red and white signs marked “Graffiti Design” and a left turn with an old fashioned white post marked “Swife Lane”. Stay on the main road.
Our entrance is on the left, approx 250 yards up from the Swife Lane junction (still on the main road) – there is a green sign “Over the Stile” hanging over the hedge and our entrance is immediately past this.
The driveway is set back in the hedge and can easily be missed. If the main gates are closed, there is a silver buzzer on the right gate pillar. Enter the gates and drive up to the main house.