After working day and night, we are delighted that we can light the fires, open the doors and welcome the local residents of Forest Row to enjoy the festive period with us at The Swan!
We are still working on our guest bedrooms so please excuse the builders banging and crashing around! Whilst we are still making some tweaks to our menus your patience and feedback is welcome and appreciated.
Lots of festive cheer, from Duncan, Bradley and the team.
Originally a deer hunting forest in Norman times, Ashdown Forest is now one of the largest free public access space in the South East. It is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside and is known the world over as the 'home' of Winnie-the-Pooh.
Owner, Mike Ridley and his wife Jan created the gift and tea shop in 1978, a year earlier having used his skills as a potter to manufacture Winnie-the-Pooh ceramics under licence from Disney – with whom he eventually held a licence for over 10 years and met Christopher Milne on a number of occasions
We are part of a unique hospitality business with the highly respected Hush Heath Estate in Kent at our core. Nurtured from its very vines, we have a collection of individual inns and pubs dedicated to the provision of exceptional hospitality; great thoughtful service, convention-challenging wines and spirits, and locally-inspired dishes presented with real flair.