Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa

Cuckfield, Sussex

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The gardens of England are world famous, and nowhere could be better located for visiting many of the finest and most memorable than the luxury Ockenden Manor, in the heart of West Sussex.

This lovely Elizabethan manor house is itself set in nine acres of gardens, with far-reaching views over the South Downs. This luxury hotel is tucked away down a quiet, winding lane in the unspoiled and charming village of Cuckfield. Ockenden Manor is perfectly situated for touring the great gardens of Sussex and Kent, from Leonardslee and Nymans to Wakehurst and Sissinghurst. Chartwell and Hever Castle are also within easy reach. The great open spaces of the South Downs attract horse riders, golfers and walkers, or those whose idea of perfect sightseeing is drifting in a hot-air balloon.

Less active pastimes could include antique-hunting in Cuckfield or the famous ‘Lanes’ of Brighton, with total indulgence in the village’s beauty salon as another option. Dining in Ockenden’s splendidly panelled Michelin-starred restaurant, which is both welcoming and elegant, makes the perfect end to the day.

Set within the walled gardens at Ockenden Manor is a brand new luxury Spa with stunning views across a tranquil wooded valley. The facilities offered to you are an indoor/outdoor linked swimming pool, sauna, steam room, rain shower, Ispod, hot tub, gym, treatment rooms and relaxation room.

View Ockenden Manor’s entry in the Good Spa Guide

Need to Know

Check-in

Check-in at 2:30pm.

Check-out

Check-out at 11:00am.

Dining

The Michelin-starred Restaurant at overlooks the South Downs National Park. Local produce is used where possible.

Choose either fixed price menus or the seven course Tasting Menu.

The Spa

Spa Features

  • Walk-through rain shower
  • Indoor & outdoor linked swimming pool fed with its own natural spring water
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Ice Fountain
  • Relaxation Room
  • High End Gym
  • Fitness Studio
  • Floatation tank

Spa opening times

Spa open from 7.00am-9.30pm weekdays and from 8.00am-9.00pm at weekends. Please note family swim times are between 10.00-11.00am and 3.30-5.00pm daily. Under 16s are not permitted to use the hot tub, Jacuzzi, Steam room or sauna.

Exclusive Use

Max Capacity: 180
Cost per night: between £5,000-£10,000
Min cost per person: Negotiable

Exclusive use of the hotel and grounds. Contact us with your requirements.

Pricing

Guide price: Double room for two persons per night including English breakfast and VAT from £190-£415.

For best available rates call 0800 089 3929

Contact

Address

Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa

Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield, Sussex, RH17 5LD.

Reservations

01666824666

Proprietors

Sandy Goodman, Miranda and Pontus Carminger

General Manager

Adam Smith

Offers & Packages

Our Best Deal

The Silent Treatment

Take time to be quiet and achieve the ultimate state of relaxation in the Isopod

 

We have combined these thoughts with an overnight stay to give you the opportunity to rebalance and reconnect

 

What’s included?

  • One night’s accommodation including Full English and Continental breakfast
  • An Awakening Floatation Treatment for one which includes: a personal consultation, 30 minute Isopod session and a 45 minute Five Element Hot Oil Acupressure Scalp Massage and a lifestyle prescription
  • Full use of the spa facilities and swimming pools

 

From £294

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Inclusive Packages

Babymoon Break with Jem + Bea

The ultimate break for mothers-to-be in need of some specialist TLC

 

Taking your bump on a babymoon has become a rite-of-passage for mothers-to-be in need of some well-earned care and attention – along with partner or friend you can indulge in a relaxing retreat in partnership with luxury maternity brand Jem + Bea. This pampering pre-baby break combines the extraordinary power of floatation therapy and a nurturing pre-natal massage, with a relaxing overnight stay. You will leave with the gift of a stylish Jem + Bea bag and a luxurious Elemental Herbology Tree of Life balm to enjoy at home. This is the ultimate baby-moon break for mothers-to-be looking to de-stress, relax and unwind before embarking on the next chapter….

 

What’s included?

  • One night’s accommodation for two people including Full English breakfast
  • Delicious three course dinner – prepared using the finest locally sourced ingredients
  • Sports luxe style Jem + Bea Lola bag
  • Elemental Herbology Tree of Life balm – the ultimate multi-purpose balm
  • Pre-natal spa treatment – a remedial and calming massage developed especially for pregnancy
  • 30 minute Isopod Float, enabling you to float effortlessly and peacefully
  • Full use of the spa facilities and swimming pools

 

From £485 based on two people sharing a Cuckfield Room (double or twin) with single occupancy rates from £420. Upgrade to a Spa Suite (double or twin) for £555 for two, with single occupancy rates from £490.

 

Terms and conditions

Please note this package needs to be booked in advance and is subject to availability and we recommend booking spa treatments prior to arrival

Treatments included are for one person. Please note that in the event that the isopod floatation tank is unavailable due to essential maintenance, a 25 minute treatment will be offered instead.

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Last Minute Getaways

Ockenden Manor

Spa Break Getaway

Escape for a relaxing one night stay with dinner, full English breakfast included along with £25 per person towards a spa treatment of your choice…

Midweek Spa Break (Monday to Friday) includes:
• A delicious dinner in the Restaurant
• Overnight accommodation
• Full English breakfast
• £25 Spa vouchers towards the treatment of your choice
• Full use of the Spa facilities

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Christmas & NYE

Christmas & New Year 2018 at Ockenden Manor

Three Night Christmas Package

Bring friends and family and indulge in some good old-fashioned fun together at Christmas. Arrive on Christmas Eve and indulge in fabulous festive food and drink before settling in for a deeply luxurious night’s sleep. Curl up by the fire or head out for some fresh air and explore Cuckfield. There is plenty to do from board games to the award-winning spa and pools.

 

What’s included?

Three night’s accommodation with full English breakfast

  • Christmas Eve: Indulgent afternoon tea, a Sussex sparkling wine reception with carols around the tree in the Burrell Suite, a delicious dinner in our elegant restaurant on shared party tables (wine not included). Midnight mass followed by mulled wine and home-made mince pies
  • Christmas Day: Continental breakfast, Sussex sparkling wine reception with canapés followed by a splendid six course lunch (wine not included), tea and Christmas cake, light buffet supper with harpist accompaniment in the evening
  • Boxing Day: Full English breakfast with Sussex sparkling wine, full afternoon tea with Christmas Cake, Sussex sparkling wine cocktails before a stunning gourmet dinner on shared party tables (wine included)

Full use of the award-winning spa and swimming pools

 

For Christmas stays arriving 24th December, please note all rates are per person based on a three night stay. These rates are based on double occupancy and include VAT at the prevailing rate:

Classic Cosy Room £1,025

Cuckfield Room £1,180

Sussex Room £1,230

Feature Room, Feature Suite and Junior Spa Suites £1,340

 

Children are welcome over the festive season at £25 per child per night including breakfast when sharing with adults with further meals charged as taken.

There is a single supplement of £375 per room for Christmas 3 night package.

Dogs are welcome over the festive season at £20 per dog per night.

 

In order to confirm a Christmas reservation, a £250 per person non-refundable deposit payable at time of booking with the non-refundable balance of full payment to be made by 1 November 2018. All bookings made after 1 November 2018 must be paid in full at the time of booking and are non-refundable and any cancellations made after 1 November 2018 will be charged in full and we do recommend you take out travel insurance to cover this eventuality.

 

 

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve at Ockenden Manor is all about fabulous food, award-winning wine, relaxation and indulgence in an elegant setting

 

What’s included?

  • Overnight accommodation with full English breakfast with Sussex sparkling wine reception
  • Six course sumptuous tasting menu made with the finest locally sourced ingredients (wine not included)
  • Music from our fabulous pianist and singer
  • Champagne at Midnight
  • Full use of our award-winning spa and pools

 

These rates are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room and include VAT at the prevailing rate.

Classic Cosy Room £284

Cuckfield Room £300

Sussex Room £360

Feature Room, Feature Suite and Junior Spa Suites £360

 

Children are welcome over the festive season at £25 per child per night including breakfast when sharing with adults with further meals charged as taken.

There is a single supplement of £165 per room for New Year’s Eve

 

Stay 1st January at a rate of only £150 per person including full English breakfast and a three course dinner

 

Dogs are welcome over the festive season at £20 per dog per night.

 

In order to confirm a New Year’s Eve reservation, a £100 per person non-refundable deposit payable at time of booking with the non-refundable balance of full payment to be made by 1 November 2018. All bookings made after 1 November 2018 must be paid in full at the time of booking and are non-refundable and any cancellations made after 1 November 2018 will be charged in full.

Available until 30/12/2018

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Map

Directions

By Road

From London or Gatwick, take the M23 southwards and continue on the A23 in the direction of Brighton. Take the B2115 slip road signed Cuckfield Village three miles further on. Follow the road into Cuckfield itself and turn right in the row of shops into Ockenden Lane. The hotel is situated at the end of this road.

By Air

13 miles from London Gatwick Airport.

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Attractions Near Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa

Sussex’s Nyman Gardens

Set in the High Weald with splendid views, the garden is a series of experimental designs with spectacular planting and beauty all year. Both a horticulturalist’s dream and a peaceful country garden, it is easy to lose yourself in its intimate and surprising corners.

The house, transformed into a Gothic mansion in the 1920s, burnt down shortly after, leaving romantic ruins. The remaining rooms are unexpectedly charming, and filled with flowers from the garden as Anne Messel, Countess of Rosse had them.

Ancient woods beyond the garden dip into the valley, with walks among avenues, wild flowers, the lake and cascades.

 

The Bluebell Railway

The Bluebell is a heritage steam railway running through the glorious Sussex countryside with a station on Gravetye’s doorstep. As the name suggests, at the right time of year swathes of bluebells line the tracks. William Robinson (the horticulturalist who created the gardens at Gravetye) would throw bulbs from the moving train to encourage the flowers.

The Bluebell Railway was the first preserved standard gauge passenger line in the world.

Sheffield Park Station is the best point to join the Bluebell Railway. This is situated on the A275 East Grinstead – Lewes main road, about two miles north of its junction with the A272. The Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park is well signposted with brown tourist direction signs from the A22 and A23 trunk roads. There is plenty of available parking at Sheffield Park as well as a coach park and disabled bays.

Sussex Events

Polo

In May, Cowdray Park in the glorious South Downs is home to the St. Regis International Cup. This exciting day of Polo attracts over 3,000 spectators each year.

One of the highlights in the Polo calendar is the Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup Semi Final. Held at the beautiful Cowdray Park, the event attracts around 5,000 people each year.

Veuve Clicquot Gold Cup Final is the climax of British Polo season. Over 18,000 people visit Cowdray Park in the South Downs to witness the exciting final match.

Longines Royal International Horse Show

Longines Royal International Horse Show is the official horse show of the British Horse Society. As one of the largest outdoor shows of the UK, it features an exciting blend of equestrian disciplines.

Goodwood Festival Of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is best described as a huge motoring garden party. It’s an exciting summer weekend of cars, set in the beautiful Goodwood House.

Opera

Glyndebourne Festival is a chance to enjoy world-class opera in the magnificent location of Glyndebourne House.

 

 

West Sussex

West Sussex has a wide range of scenery, including Wealden, Downland and coastal. It has a number of stately homes including Goodwood, Petworth House and Uppark and also castles such as Arundel Castle and Bramber Castle. Over half the county is protected countryside, offering walking, cycling and other recreational opportunities for visitors and residents alike.

Chichester is the county town and only city in West Sussex, with the largest towns being Crawley, Worthing and Horsham.

Goodwood Festival of Speed is a celebration of cars. This exciting weekend is held at the beautiful Goodwood House.

Longines Royal International Horse Show is one of the most important shows in the equestrian calendar. The show features some of the finest show jumping talent in the country, as well as a wide range of other equestrian disciplines.

Weddings at Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa

At Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa, we strive to make your special day perfect in every way. With our home from home ambiance, we can create a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere for you and your guests.

From the moment you step in through our door we offer a complete wedding planning service – helping you with all the finer details. With our Michelin Starred Chef we can plan menu’s and accommodate all dietary requests. With our flexible but professional approach, you can be assured that your day will run smoothly without intrusion and at your pace.

Need to know

Facilities & Features

The Burrell Suite – max. 40 guests

Licensed for up to 40 guests and will accommodate Day Receptions for up to 40 Guests. It can be used for an evening reception for up to 80

The Drawing Room – max. 50 guests

Licensed for up to 50 guests. It can be used for a drinks reception for up to 80

The Restaurant – max. 150 guests

Licensed for up to 150 guests. It can seat 96 for a wedding breakfast and will accommodate 150 for an evening reception.

Menu Options

Please call Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa for more information.

Packages

We offer exclusive use from £7,000 (Inc. VAT). This includes all 28 bedrooms on a B&B basis and use of the hotel and grounds. We also can offer drinks receptions and day receptions only.

Civil Ceremonies

Ockenden Manor is licensed for civil ceremonies.

Planning Services

Planning services are available.

Meetings at Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa

Day delegate rate: from £80
24-hour delegate rate: from £250

Maximum no. of delegates:
25 (boardroom style)
50 (theatre style)

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