Welcome to The Swan

Based in the heart of Forest Row, The Swan is the hub of the community. With a large dining area and ample gardens, it’s the perfect place to dine for country pub affair come rain or shine, with friends or family alike.

Serving up a mixture of pub classics, using locally sourced suppliers within a 30-mile radius. The Swan is known for its vast and varied selection of meats, the majority of which are dry aged in house. We also have a fantastic range of vegetarian and vegan pub classics using produce from biodynamic farms in the heart of Forest Row.

With six boutique rooms as well, The Swan provides a great base to explore the countryside of the South East, including Ashdown Forest which borders The Swan. Our rooms are designed to give that quintessential English Inn feel but with the luxuries and comforts we all love and expect from a boutique hotel. For our best available rates, be sure to book direct.

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While you're here

Ashdown Forest

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.

Godstone Farm

Set in the beautiful Surrey Hills and a short distance from the M25, the farm is the perfect family fun filled day out.

Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell Railway is a heritage railway, running steam-hauled trains from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead in Sussex.

Pooh Corner

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

Hever Castle

Experience 700 years of history at the romantic double-moated castle once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. The splendid rooms contain fine furniture, tapestries, antiques, an important collection of Tudor paintings and two prayer books inscribed and signed by Anne Boleyn herself.

We are part of a collection fabulous pubs throughout the region, all proudly serving Balfour wines and Jake’s beers and ciders. We are passionate about offering locally sourced menus, a great atmosphere and inviting boutique bedrooms. To see our sister properties, click on their logo below.