The Perfect Rural Retreat

New House Farm Country Retreat is the ideal countryside setting for any retreat or workshop. Our award winning venue has been named “Britain’s best contemporary, luxury rural retreat” in the national press and attracts a global clientele.

We have over 3 decades of experience in hospitality and events, design, development and build, as well as grade I & II listed building conversions. Many years of hosting retreats, exceptional personal service, attention to detail and location have made us one of the leading retreat venues in the country. Our retreat facilities and multi purpose design are second to none in this rural paradise at the heart of the High Weald “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” (AONB).

In-House Retreats

Hosted by our experienced teams

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Hosting Retreats

New House Farm is perfect for any type of retreat including yoga, pilates and fitness camps, meditation based retreats, through to transformational and wellbeing escapes.

With so many years of experience in hosting and helping host retreats, we can offer services to help you design, organise, plan, market and promote your own retreat here. Contact us to find out more about hosting your own retreat.

4 Practice & Therapy Spaces

2 Indoors & 2 Outdoors

The Long Barn has a vast practice space for more than 20 yoga mats. The second indoor practice and therapy space can accommodate 16 mats. We have a 100 square metre dedicated outdoor yoga deck surrounded by the sights, sounds and uninterrupted views of nature.  There is also a triple level yoga lawn space, heated outdoor swimming pool, elevated hot tub with panoramic views across the valleys of the High Weald, 1500 square metre training ground, and many more facilities to enhance your stay

We are also the perfect setting for nutrition and cookery courses, being surrounded by some of the country’s finest produce. Our high end catering and dining facilities, with extremely spacious kitchens, are ideal for cooking demonstrations.

We respect the grounds and environment here as home to a wonderful array of plants and other wildlife, making it a peaceful, private space for our guests, whilst staying true to the nature and history of the location. There are many different pathways and areas to explore and relax in. The inspirational views, the peace, the flora and fauna and the magical nature of New House Farm make us the ideal venue for photography and writing retreats.

Just one hour from London, on the East Sussex/Kent border, we are just 3 minutes’ drive from the local mainline railway station. Despite being so accessible, staying here is an authentic and inspiring rural experience.

Our Facilities

Heated Swimming Pool

We have a heated outdoor swimming pool available for guests.

There is also an indoor swimming pool in the nearby Dale Hill Golf Club and Hotel.

Bewl Water is 15 minutes away, with open water swimming and paddle boarding facilities.

Hot Tub at New House Farm Country Retreat

Giant Hot Tub

The super sized, elevated hot tub is located at the top of the valley fields. It was designed specifically for New House Farm and the uninterrupted panoramic views for miles over the valleys of the High Weald. It is quite simply, one of the greatest ways to relax there is.

Garden Lodge West Bedroom at New House Farm Country Retreat

Your Accommodation

The 6 Lodges and Farmhouse, all with their own unique, relaxed, high end, rustic charm, offer a variety of private, shared or twin accommodation. All accommodation has fully equipped, contemporary self-catering facilities, king size beds, fine Egyptian cotton bed linen, fluffy towels, wood burning stoves, cast iron Victorian roll top baths, wet rooms and all have beautiful views over the valleys of the High Weald.

Twelve acres of private grounds

We have 12 acres of accessible grounds – from the gardens with a wide variety of flora and fauna, to the purely natural wildflower meadow at the south of the valley, there is huge scope to engage with nature throughout the seasons. Explore private woodland trails and riverbank walks without having to leave the estate. Whilst you’re here, you may also encounter our rescued animal friends who have made many special memories for our guests.

Outdoor Practice Spaces

As well as 2 indoor practice and therapy spaces, we have 2 more outdoors. One is a 100 square metre dedicated yoga platform on the edge of our west forest glade. The other is the farmhouse’s triple layered, raised yoga lawns and, with its vistas, makes for one of the best outdoor practice spaces in the East Sussex countryside.

Ceremonial Fire Pit

Central to the walled gardens is the ceremonial fire pit. These gardens are an ideal space where guests can gather together around a giant outdoor fire, surrounded by an exotic array of herbs, plants, bushes, flowers and trees. It is a focal point for many retreats.

While You’re Here

Activities at New House Farm

Take Time to Relax

Slow down and seize the day – remember to make time to savour the peace and tranquility amidst the sounds of nature and stunning views of New House Farm.


As well as walking routes within the estate, there are many different public footpaths leading directly from New House Farm to explore the surrounding meadows, rolling valleys and woodlands. There are no public footpaths that run through our private grounds.
Mountain Biking at New House Farm Country Retreat


We can advise on many different immediate and local cycle paths. Bikes can be hired from nearby Bedgebury Forest with it’s excellent tracks and mountain bike courses.

Around Us

Please enquire for copies of specific local area walk maps. Meanwhile, checkout some of the local routes that other people have detailed online at: PLOTAROUTE.COM

Massage at New House Farm Country Retreat

Holistic & Beauty Treatments

We provide a range of healing and indulgent range of treatments in the comfort of your own room, or in a dedicated treatment space, to help deepen retreat practice.

Please contact us for a full list of the treatments available


Falconry & Bird Handling at New House Farm Country Retreat

Falconry & Bird Handling

Let us know at time of booking if you are interested in having your own group session, and we can organise some of the most magnificent flying displays from this wonderful range of hunting birds, whom can also be handled personally by guests.

Country Code & Safety

We want our guests to enjoy this rural escape in safety, and welcome you to enjoy the farm’ s grounds and gardens, being aware that this is the great outdoors, and reasonable caution needs to be taken in such an untouched environment. Please  be  aware  of  any  privacy  signs,  and  realise  the  care  needed  to be  taken when  near  water. Any  areas  of  water  risks  are  clearly  marked.  (We will email all health and safety information in advance of your arrival)

We have free roaming chickens, alpacas, some friendly bottle reared sheep and a mini horse who are in the fields. We ask you to take care when driving on the farm, no faster than 5 miles per hour, for the safety of all who are living or staying  here, and actively  encourage  walking  and  cycling  as  ways  to explore the local area. We can provide many walking routes and information on local sites of interest to visit as part of your experience here.