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Pekes Manor House, Chiddingly, Hailsham, East Sussex

14 - 19 9 Bed

Spectacular Tudor Manor with marquee and indoor reception space for wedding parties for 50, near the south coast

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Pekes Manor House, Chiddingly, Hailsham, East Sussex, sleeps 14 - 19 in 9 bedrooms.

Pekes is a tile hung Tudor Manor House on three floors with oak-beamed ceilings, panelled rooms, and a croquet lawn. It is situated in unspoilt countryside up a drive of about 350 yards. Peaceful, secluded and safe from the road, Pekes is perfect for wedding receptions and events, with accommodation in six houses for about 63 people.
At the back it looks out over a large lawn approximately the size of 2 tennis courts – plenty of room for a marquee. The croquet is set up at the far end. This lawn is exclusively for the use of visitors to Pekes. There is also an imposing entrance drive with ample parking before you reach the house.
Please note that there is a charge of £600.00 for holding a wedding reception at Pekes. We can provide contacts for marquees, catering, china and cutlery etc. Please ask for our comprehensive wedding information leaflet.
Ground Floor
Oak Panelled Hall with brick walk up to the entrance porch (12’ x 16’). Oak Panelled Cloakroom with basin. WC and shower (real modern mixer shower).
Oak Panelled Dining Room (24’x16’) with beamed ceiling, parquet floor, large dining table to seat 12 (has seated 18!) Fireplace with armchairs arranged around it, with the dining table at the far end of the room making 2 living rooms.
For large parties we change this arrangement, so that the existing large dining room table and an extra extension to it, runs down the centre of the dining room, allowing 26 people to sit down comfortably.
There is a stereo system in the dining room with cassette and CD player.
Living Room (usually TV room 14’x24’) with polished parquet floor, oak beams, piano and colour TV. N.B. This room is relatively small for the size of the house.
Kitchen (25’x16’) consisting of original brick floor, oak beams, large old working fireplace, table which seats 12, oil-fired AGA and microwave.



Free Wi-Fi

Disabled Facilities

Wheelchair/disabled ramps can be made available on request, with downstairs wheelchair-access WC.


Pets allowed by pre-arrangement


Large kitchen Table, AGA, microwave, fridge, dishwasher & clothes dryer, and annexe electric cooker, with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing m/c.

Dining Room

Large table - 26 people can sit down comfortably.

Sitting Room

Sofas, armchairs, TV with DVD player, piano.

TV and Music Facilities

Colour TV with DVD Player, CD Music Centre, wireless/Bluetooth speaker docking station

Games Room


Heating and Open Fires

Full oil-fired central heating. Open fireplaces in the kitchen & Dining room.


3 doubles, 4 twins, 1 with 3 single beds, 1 with double + a single.


All fresh linen, towels & essentials are provided.


3 bathrooms (2 with bath, WC and basin, 1 with shower, WC and basin). Also wheelchair-access WC.

Children's Facilities

Cots and high chairs are provided. Safe outdoors children's Play ares


Shared indoor heated swimming pool, sauna & jacuzzi, lawn badminton, hard tennis court and extensive grounds.

Swimming Pool

Indoor heated pool.


Ample parking.


Not allowed in the house..

Booking Information

Prices variable, please see our website. For 6 guests: 2-nights is £1,300, normally £2,300-£3,000+. Minimum 2-nights. Bookable from any day except Sunday. £200 damage deposit.

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Pekes Manor House

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4 miles north of Hailsham up a lane and drive off Nash Street at Chiddingly. 50 miles south from London (A22), 12 from Eastbourne, 16 from Brighton

  • Golden Cross. 1 mile
  • Polegate (15 minutes by car)
  • Hailsham 4 miles, Lewis 8 miles, Eastbourne 12 miles, Brighton 16 miles.
  • Village shop 1/2 miles, Londis 1 miles, 3 Supermarkets in Hailsham (4 miles).
  • The 6 Bells and The gun, both in Chiddingly, both c. 1 mile away.
  • Gatwick 45 minutes, London Heathrow c. 1 1/2 hours.

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This venue is available for Weddings


Peaceful yet close to London, with exceptional freedom to use the facilities: exotic indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, jacuzzi, lawn badminton, hard Macadam style tennis court and extensive grounds.

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