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CHALK FARM HOTEL                                                              01323 503800                                                                           BN20 9JD
Nestling at the foot of the beautiful South Downs National Park and located in the village of Willingdon stands the charming 17th Century oak-beamed Chalk Farm Hotel. It boasts eight en-suite bedrooms, many with original features, and provides for a peaceful getaway. Enjoy a freshly cooked full English breakfast in our quaint Inglenook  restaurant and then relax in our beautiful gardens. We can also provide lunches, afternoon teas and Sunday lunches although booking is essential. 
Did you know?
Chalk Farm Hotel is said to be the setting for George Orwell's book 'Animal Farm'. You can find loads of memorabilia, stories & facts in our George Orwell Lounge.                   to find out about Chalk Farms History.
Renowned for its friendly atmosphere Chalk Farm Hotel has eight bedrooms that range from deluxe double rooms (pictured) to big family rooms and everything in between. Many rooms are oak beamed with original features and all have quaint charm & character.
We are also dog friendly! With great country walks near by we are the perfect place for you and your four legged friend. Please let us know when booking if you would require a dog friendly room. Dogs are charged at an additional £10 per room.
All our rooms offer free Wi-Fi, complimentary luxury toiletries, towels, LED TV - with freeview, tea and coffee making facilities, and views of either our Gardens or the South Downs National Park.
Check in is at 2pm, however your room may be available earlier, we kindly ask you vacate your room by 10am. 
Breakfast is served between 7.30am-9.30am. Please let us know of any dietary requirements and we will be happy to accommodate.
There is ample free parking on our site.
Upon arrival please visit the hotels reception.
'Amazing truly  lovely place... walking distance from three great pubs. Great walks on the downs, which I will do next time as I enjoyed just chilling at the lovely farm house! My go to hideaway place. Staff cannot do enough for you.'  

To book a room click the 'book now' button, email or call 01323 503800

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From the moment you walk through the door you will be inspired by the lovely gardens and the traditional rustic charm of Chalk Farm Hotel.

The hotel is licensed to hold marriages and civil partnership ceremonies. We offer the perfect location for your special day with the choice of indoor ceremonies or outdoor blessings.
The hotel can accommodate up to 40 guests for a standing indoor ceremony, 95 for an outdoor seated blessing, 46 guests for a sit down wedding breakfast, or 95 guests for a BBQ, hog roast, buffet and for the evening reception. We also have a fully licensed bar.

The landscaped gardens and surrounding countryside offer a lovely setting for those treasured photographs.

The whole of the hotel will be exclusively yours for your special day and the wedding venue is located on the ground floor allowing easy access for all guests.

We do not sell packages, everything is tailor made exactly how you would like it. We also have contacts for DJs, Sweet Carts, Photo Booths, etc so everything can be booked through us making your planning as stress free as possible. Excellent cuisine and attention to detail will ensure your special day is perfect in every way.

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To book an appointment with our events co-ordinator or to find out more, email or call 01323 503800


Offering exceptional facilities, there is a choice of function rooms to accommodate all guests, whether parties are large or small.


Chalk Farm Hotel can accommodate to functions up to 46 people for a sit down meal, and 95 for a disco, buffet or BBQ. We have a fully licensed bar, large restaurant/ disco room, two more intimate restaurants and we also have large outdoor areas, you can choose to have as much or as little space as you would like.

 We do not sell packages, everything is tailor made especially for you. We offer a range of different buffet menus and meals as well as many different drinks receptions. We also have contacts with suppliers such as DJs, Sweet Carts, Bouncy Castles, Photo Booths, etc. So everything can be easily booked through us.


To book an appointment with our events co-ordinator or to find out more, email or call 01323 503800



We offer lunches Monday- Friday 12pm -2pm.


Cream Teas are available everyday from 12pm - 5pm


Sunday Lunches are available Sundays 12pm-3pm


Three course dinner is available every night of the week.  (Minimum of ten people per booking) 

We have a large restaurant that can cater up to 46 people and two smaller restaurants that can accommodate up to 15 people. We can also host lunches and dinners outside in our gardens during the summer months.

Children's menu is half the portion for half the price.

Booking is essential for all of our menus.


If you have any dietary requirements we would be happy to help.

Booking is essential. Call 01323 503800 or email



Book all of our eight bedrooms (minimum of 16 people maximum of 24 people) and you can enjoy a three course dinner, over night stay and breakfast the next morning for just £75 per person!


As an established conference centre, Chalk Farm Hotel is a unique venue for businesses. With years of experience and expertise, it is the personal touches and attention to detail that will ensure that your business event runs smoothly, without compromise.

We can accommodate from small meetings to full training days up to 50 delegates depending on your conference requirements.  

With Wi-Fi, OHP and Screen, flip chart, photocopier, tea/coffee, biscuits and a buffet lunch included in the price, Chalk Farm Hotel is about a mile from the nearest train station - Polegate, and just off the A22 and A27, its a quiet country hotel with good links to London, Eastbourne and Brighton. 


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To book  or to find out more, email or call 01323 503800


Chalk Farm LDC (Learning Disabilities Centre) is run by the local charity E.A.P.A.G. (Eastbourne Area Parents Action Group).

Our aim is to give adults with learning disabilities the opportunity to receive training within a realistic working hotel setting and in our hotel gardens. We offer a structured, tailor-made training programme where students gain experience in all aspects of hospitality and/ or horticulture. Our students learn a range of skills in order to prepare them to gain a career in the industry in a safe and friendly environment. We also have classroom based activities which include improving Maths, English and the theory side of the job. We see their confidence and social skills flourish while they learn valuable life skills.

With individual goals set and certificates of achievements awarded our students have great motivation to do well and love training with us here at Chalk Farm LDC.

If you come to the hotel during the week you may be served by one of our fabulous students!


If you would like to enrol a new student to our training programme or you would like more information then please contact or call 01323 503800

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Registered Charity Number - 1048192

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