Bardown Barn

We are a traditional working farm with stunning panoramic views across the High Weald - an area of outstanding natural beauty. At Bardown Farm we have an impressive oak beamed eighteenth century Sussex barn which sleeps up to 16 people.It is made up of 3 separate cottages each sleeping four people plus 2 double sofa beds. In the central cottage The Roost we have a large oak table that can comfortably seat all 16 guests. We have an extra single storey stone cottage, the Calf Shed, which sleeps 4 and can be hired with the barn to allow a maximum of twenty guests. The Calf Shed is an accessible cottage and is suitable for anyone with mobility difficulties or needing to use a wheelchair.


  • 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in each cottage
  • Internet access
  • Games room and play equipment
  • Fully equipped oak and granite kitchens
  • Flat screen TVs with Freeview
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Oak beams, galleried landings and vaulted ceilings
  • Private terraces, lovely views and BBQs
  • 90 acres of meadows and woodland to explore

Our Cottages

Sleeps 4 + Cot(s)

Bedrooms 2; Bath/Shower Rooms 2; Dines 6; Ensuite Bedrooms 2; Audio CD; Central Heating; Children Welcome; DVD; Internet Access; No Smoking; Video;

This is the middle cottage in our Sussex barn. It differs from the end cottages in that it has a larger kitchen. This can easily accommodate another table and chairs enabling 14 people to dine comfortably should all four cottages be hired together. Catering services are available for special occasions. There is an additional spare bed for a 5th person.

The Calf Shed is an eighteenth century newly converted single storey stone cottage set apart from the other cottages with its own private garden and adjacent parking . Not only is the cottage 5 STAR GOLD , but with completely level access, it has been thoughtfully designed with the less mobile in mind. Both bedrooms have ensuite wetrooms, one with a 5" bed and the other with two 3"single profiling beds. Special features that have earned The Calf Shed the top Access Exceptional rating include a fully accessible kitchen with lowered hob and sink, only floor standing kitchen units and an accessible ensuite shower room with remote digital control, grab handles and raised toilet. Finally a pair of electric profiling beds ( also incorporating a carers bed) offer a limitless number of positions for the perfect nights sleep! We also have, free of charge, a selection of equipment available including a portable hoist, self propelled shower wheelchair and ordinary transit wheelchair.

Sleeps 4 + Cot(s)

Bedrooms 2; Bath/Shower Rooms 2; Dines 6; Ensuite Bedrooms 1; Audio CD; Central Heating; Children Welcome; DVD; Internet Access; No Smoking; Video;

Crow cottage and Ewe Cottage are both end cottages and each has a spare bed for an extra 5th person. Both have exposed oak beams and beautiful bespoke oak kitchens with solid granite work areas. Large galleried landings overlook the ground floor of the cottages with views down the valley.

Additional Information

The 3 cottages that make up Bardown Barn have all been tastefully converted throughout with masses of original oak beams, splendid vaulted ceilings and oak floorboards. Upstairs in the Sussex barn there are large galleried landings which overlook the ground floor of the cottages and have superb views out of the full length windows. In each cottage there is a double room with en suite shower and loo, a twin room and a family bathroom. Downstairs is open plan with beautiful bespoke hand made oak kitchens ( fully equipped American fridge freezer with ice dispenser!, washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher, microwave and oven )solid granite work areas and sumptuous leather sofas. Each cottage has its own south facing terrace complete with flower beds, garden furniture, bar-b-ques and glorious views.  The cottages can all be hired together with plenty of space in the middle cottage "The Roost" for everybody to dine and socialise together and catering is available. Outside we have a beautifully warm outdoor pool, games room, childrens play area and in ground trampoline.

If you can tear yourselves away, Bardown Farm makes a perfect base for exploring Kent and Sussex. Nearby are numerous National Trust properties including Bodiam Castle and Batemans and for keen gardeners, Sissinghurst, Pashley Manor and Great Dixter are a delight. Just 19 miles away the large sandy beaches at Camber are ideal for young children. Enjoy a day trip to London or alternatively take the ferry to France.

Quality accommodation, a beautiful location - with so much to see and do for all ages and tastes - we promise that you will not be disappointed!