The counties of Surrey, Sussex and Kent contain outstanding areas of natural beauty and picturesque villages. Gardens to visit include Wakehurst Place, Leonardslee and Nymans. Historic country houses in the region include Chartwell, Polesden Lacey and Hever Castle. The city of London and seaside town of Brighton are just a 30 minute train ride from Gatwick .
Please see – www.uniquetoursofbritain.com– run by a local man, this company offers tours around Britain. The website may be useful to visitors from afar, who are interested in doing a tour whilst staying at Trumbles.
Hever Castle is a 13th century moated castle located in the village of Edenbridge, Kent. It was once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I.
Bring your walking boots or bike and explore the Surrey Hills. Leith Hill (the second highest point in Southern England) and Box Hill are both easily accessible by bike. We offer safe and secure overnight storage of bikes whilst staying at Trumbles. There are also plenty of walking routes from Trumbles where you can explore the peaceful surrounding countryside.