Skyhouse Eco Chic B&B enjoys a prime hilltop location with superb views over the historic town of Lewes. We are ideally placed for exploring the many attractions of East Sussex and its gorgeous scenery. We’d like to help you make the most of your stay with us, whatever your interest. So whether you’re here for a golfing weekend, looking for a hotel near Glyndebourne or taking a break whilst trekking the South Downs Way, we’ll be on hand to offer advice and make reservations.

  • Ten minutes’ walk to independent shops, bars and restaurants on Cliffe High Street
  • 15 minutes’ walk or 5 minutes’ drive to Lewes train station for trains to Brighton (15 mins), Gatwick Airport (35 mins) and London (60 mins)
  • Located within the South Downs National Park, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Adjacent to Lewes Golf Club, a rolling Downland course with magnificent views
  • 15 minutes’ drive to internationally renowned Glyndebourne Opera House


Walking and cycling

We welcome guests travelling by public transport and encourage this by offering a 10% discount on room rates for guests who leave the car at home (unless it’s electric, of course). From Skyhouse, the nearest train station is 0.7 miles and bus station, 0.5 miles. Directions are provided when you book with us.

We are happy to arrange bicycle hire for the duration of your stay and use Housedean Farm. We are on the edge of the beautiful South Downs so you can explore the many routes for walkers and cyclists right from your doorstep. There is a lovely 2 mile walk from Skyhouse to the beautiful village of Glynde, home of The Trevor Arms pub for which we can provide directions, along with other local nature walks.

For bespoke guided bicycle tours along quiet country lanes and off-road tracks, try Self-propelled Sussex

So Sussex offer guided outdoor activities inc. guided hikes, Nordic walking, fishing trips, woodland excursions, mushroom walks and more.

For information about cycling around Lewes, pick up a copy of the Cycle Lewes map, published by Lewes District Council and available free from Lewes Tourist Information Office, 187 High Street, on the corner of Fisher Street and School Hill.


We have ample private parking on site for guest vehicles. The driveway and guest accommodation are both wheelchair accessible. The postcode for Lewes is BN7 and full directions to our B&B will be provided at the time of booking.

If you have embraced green travel and are a driver of an electric vehicle, here is the Zap Map EV charging points map for the UK courtesy of Next Green Car

Green taxis

If you are travelling to us from London and want to minimise your journey’s carbon footprint, try Gooder London electric vehicle taxis a new chauffeur service driving 100% EVs, including the outstanding Tesla S with zero emissions and in-car WiFi.  Gooder London are members of Green Tourism.

Carbon Footprint

If like us you are concerned about your carbon footprint, you may wish to use this free online calculator to work out how to offset / neutralise your emissions through one of several climate-friendly projects.

“This is quite some B&B - if I could rate it 6 out of 5, I would. Everyone is so welcoming, and on top of it all you get to feel good about the environment.”
Mark W, April 2015