Corporate & Community





The Timber Barn has a good size banquet hall that can be used as a central point for all of the houses. Corporate team building and think tank usage has been used for companies as diverse as BDO, BP and BBC.  The furniture can be re-arranged to suit usage and we can provide local instructors in diverse disciplines or simply guide a local walk or run.  The isolated nature of the House on the Brooks and The Mill House are available for very discreet meetings.


We are registered for VAT all our prices include VAT. We are happy to produce a corporate event VAT invoice for your company.  





















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We are very consious of our place in our community as the family have been in residence since 1876.  We tend to employ local people, both in the build and the running of our business. We are very pleased to see guests from all over the world enjoy our unique landscape and enjoy using the houses as a base to explore our locality. There are footpaths leading from the houses and maps to show three circular "walks" each taking approx three hours. We encourage guests to use local pubs and restaurants. Cylcle to the South Downs down wonderful Sussex bridlepaths and Green Lanes, only crossing one main road.            


We are delighted to host larger weddings, and welcome differing groups and families from the urban centres, who are assured to find a warm welcome in the countryside.    


We make special allowance for local groups who wish to use the barn. We have in the past been very pleased to give free space to host a promotional charity lunch party (50 people sitting down) for our named and supported local Downs Syndrome charity "Aldingbourne Trust" in collaboration with the staff and owners of Field and Fork restaurant.  We have also been very pleased to give free space to local Chalk Path Theatre in the Timber Barn .  

Farming Community   

The Dallyn Family moved to Sussex in the agricultural depression of the 1870's. Grazing stock on the wetlands and growing on the sandy banks left behind by the last ice age. Now diversifying into a five star holiday let experience, with very close links to the soil and to the environment. Being part of the local farming community and with our own Rare Breed programme. We are happy to arrange special West Sussex local hampers , organic vegetables boxes, Stopham Wagyu  beef or lamb boxes. Milk and Cream from Southview Farm. Free Range Eggs from Rookery Farm Eggs (taste eggs, like eggs) Nutbourne Tomatoes pesticide free in season, celebrated by chefs across the area. Take a box home. Order Merryhill Mushrooms Home Grown oyster mushroom boxes as gift boxes for your guests.


House on the Brooks Five Star West Sussex Hamper. £340  


It's not cheap, but it's not bettered.    Contains; Two bottles of Nyetimber Classic Cuvee, Two bottles of StophamVineyard Pinot Gris, Two Bottles of Nutbourne Vineyards Nutty Brut, have your own tasting parties. In season local fruit and veg fresh from the field or nursery. Two dozen Rookery Farm Free Range Farm Eggs. One Yellow one Pink Oyster grow it at home Mushroom box. 6 Wagyu beef burgers from Stopham Wagyu.  All subject to availability and agreed replacement.  All local, all tiny footprint. All excellent!      

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Wine Community


Situated at the confluence of two river valleys, we are truly in the heart and have close connections with Sussex Wine Country and happy to promote and collaborate our local wineries.  Nyetimber, The Stopham Vineyard and Nutbourne  are all closeby.  We are happy to help with wine tasting trips and accomodation. There are many other local vineyards that are more than a walk away.