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Spring into Sussex with the Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival this Easter!

The Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival will run from

Friday 30th March – Easter Monday 9th April.

Brighton's brilliant beach!

In previous years attracting an estimated 160,000 visitors to the event, this eleven day occurrence is truly a wonderful festival not to be missed!

This festival is an excellent opportunity for producers, growers and food retailers from across the local area to showcase their food and drink to consumers. The festival is run by a voluntary committee of local business people, all of whom share a passion for good food and drink.

Cheese in Chiltington

If you are hoping to get involved in this festival and are looking for holiday cottage accommodation close by, here at Mulberry Cottages we have a selection of properties to suit everyone’s tastes!

Situated in East Chiltington is Wooton Farmhouse, only 12 miles from Brighton. The Farmhouse is surrounded by stunning Sussex countryside. With cosy sofas, open fires and a charming farmhouse kitchen, this property is ideal for family gatherings and groups. A particular feature of the house is the beautiful conservatory leading off the elegant dining room, the perfect place to enjoy a family feast.

Feast in the farmhouse

There is much to see and do in this lovely part of Sussex, with Plumpton races within a couple of miles, a medieval castle and the city of Brighton only being 20 minutes away where you will find an electic mix of individual shops, trendy bars and restaurants, not forgetting the famous pier with traditional fun fair rides and fish and chips!


If there is just the two of you wishing to holiday in the pictureque area of Sussex, why not stay at Oak Cottage. This recently renovated home is attractively furnished with oak furniture, it is set on a small farm with a fantastic south facing patio to enjoy the quiet surroundings.

Oak so peaceful

Oak Cottage is located in the village of Sedlescombe, with shops and pubs nearby. The local area offers a multitude of walks, including the 1066 walk from Pevensey to Rye and walks through whitelands woods. This property is truly an outstanding place to stay to soak in the rural views.


One of our larger properties that is currently available over the Easter period is Hare Farm Oast, positioned at the heart of a truly ‘Darling Buds of May’ setting, with an amazing outlook of rolling English countryside looking out towards the sea.

This spectacular three roundel Oast dates back to 1860. Set on a working sheep farm, the owners have thought of everything to make your holiday or short break both memorable and very comfortable. The enormous living area with its impressive open-plan staircase, and a double sided fireplace with wood burning stove, makes it cosy yet spacious for all the family. There are four really good sized double rooms, making the Oast able to sleep a total of 12 persons.

The village of Brede is just one mile from the Oast, making the property very well placed for access to Rye, Battle, Hastings and Brighton!


So don’t miss out on this intising Food and drink festival!

For help finding your perfect cottage please do not hesitate to call us on 01233 8120387 or email on info@mulberrycottages.com

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