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The Millers Cottage

Winnie-the-Pooh Country


An idyllic, and beautifully converted oak-framed former Granary cottage, set in the heart of East Sussex, bordering the famous Ashdown Forest, Henry VIII's favourite hunting forest. Ashdown Forest is world renowned as the setting for E.E.Milne's "Winnie-the-Pooh" , and you can play Pooh sticks at the original Pooh Bridge, only 5 miles away. High Hurstwood is located in the High Weald AONB, and is a truly beautiful area with extensive walks. The area is steeped with history, with nearby Hever Castle, home of Anne Boleyn, as well as Herstmonceux and Bodiam Castles. We are ideally located for Glyndebourne which is 17 miles away. The area is also rich with some beautiful places to eat, including our own pub, the Hatch Inn, which has been serving local residents since 1430AD.

  • Sitting room with log burning stove, leather sofa and comfortable leather chairs. Satellite wall-mounted TV, and 80mb Fibre WiFi broadband

  • Galley kitchen off the sitting room, with granite worktops, Rayburn cooker, butlers sink and tea and coffee making facilities. Built-in fridge/freezer with microwave in cupboard, and plenty of storage space for supplies.

  • Single bedroom downstairs, with comfortable single bed, and en-suite shower room

  • Double bedroom upstairs with double bed, bathroom opposite, and door to outside stairs

  • Family bathroom upstairs with beautiful clawfoot bath, wall-recessed TV facing the bath, sink and heated towel rails. Soak with a glass of wine in comfort and watch TV in the bath!



A comfortable sitting room with a cast iron log burner, satellite TV and WiFi is the ideal location to relax, or just take a seat in the armchair with a favourite book



Pets Welcome


The local area is ideal for pets, but maximum 2 please. Secure garden area

Free Superfast Wifi


80Mb fibre broadband, ideal if you want to get away and work somewhere quiet

Pet-Friendly Garden


Self-contained private garden with patio area, table and seating, and fenced lawn

Complimentary Toiletries

Fresh towels and complimentary toiletries provided

Hot Tub


A hot tub can be set outside on the patio area on request

Log-burning Stove


Wood-fired  log burning stove in the sitting room, to keep you warm and cosy for an Autumn/Winter stay. Full log basket provided for your arrival.





Ashdown Forest


Henry 8th's hunting park. Surrounds the area with 9500 hectares of beautiful countryside and walking

Sussex Castles


Hever Castle (Home of Anne Boleyn), Leeds Castle and Herstmonceux castle are all within easy reach



Ashdown Forest is the home of E.E.Milne's famous character. Visit 100 acre wood, Pooh bridge and play pooh sticks!



Our own pub, The Hatch Inn, is close by and we have some offers if you'd like to eat with us. The Hurstwood is walking distance, and there are numerous superb restaurants in the area

London Day trip

The area is approximately an hours train ride from central London, with mainline stations easily accessible at East Grinstead and Tunbridge Wells



We are 17 miles from Glyndebourne and make an ideal hub if you wish to visit.



“A beautiful cottage surrounded by the most exquisite countryside. A real taste of Sussex.”

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