A few reasons why you should choose Lower Crabb for your next Sussex break!

Outside Space

At Lower Crabb, we understand that dogs are an important part of the family. That’s why we warmly welcome your furry friends to join you on your countryside getaway. Explore our expansive meadows and wander the surrounding fields on scenic walks directly from our doorstep – the perfect setting for canine adventures.

Our dog-friendly accommodation (B&B and Self Catering) offers plenty of space for your four-legged companion to relax and unwind after a day of exploring. We understand the importance of a good night’s rest, so your dog can settle in and feel at home during their stay.

Practical Details for Pet Owners

Please let us know in advance if you’re bringing your dog. We have additional information on local dog-friendly walks, pubs, and attractions to make your stay with your furry friend as enjoyable as possible.

Come and lose yourself in the beauty of Lower Crabb’s sprawling gardens and grounds. Wander through our vibrant English country gardens bursting with colour and fragrance. Explore our tranquil meadow that comes alive with wildflowers and buzz with the gentle hum of bees or find a peaceful corner under the shade of ancient trees within the apple orchard.

Guests are invited to make the most of this idyllic setting. Enjoy a morning coffee surrounded by birdsong on a private patio overlooking the gardens. Pack a picnic basket and discover hidden seating areas throughout the grounds – perfect for a secluded alfresco lunch.

Lower Crabb’s gardens and grounds offer an enchanting escape.

Breakfast Resized

Our bed and breakfast guests can enjoy a lovely farmhouse breakfast each morning.

Breakfast is included in our nightly rate and we can accommodate gluten-free and vegan diets.
The eggs and bacon are from our favourite farm shop close by (well worth a visit!)
Tomatoes, sausages, mushrooms, yoghurt, fruit and home made marmalade to die for!

Wedding Accommodation Near Wadhurst Castle

If you’re attending a wedding at the stunning Wadhurst Castle, make Lower Crabb your home away from home. Located just a short drive from the castle, Lower Crabb offers a delightful range of accommodations to suit every guest.

Experience the charm of the historic farmhouse, where our cosy B&B rooms and warm hospitality await. For families or groups seeking privacy, the converted garden cottages offer spacious comfort and independence. Surround yourself with the beauty of the Sussex countryside, with gardens, meadows, and an apple orchard providing a serene escape from the wedding festivities.

Lower Crabb offers the perfect blend of convenience and tranquility. Forget about long journeys or impersonal hotels – stay close to the wedding venue while enjoying a truly unique and personal experience. With ample room to unwind and recharge, you’ll be ready to celebrate the happy couple in style.

Make Lower Crabb your choice for Wadhurst Castle wedding accommodations and create lasting memories of a joyous celebration.

World-class gardening with renowned expert Sarah Raven

If you are looking to experience the magic of Sarah Raven’s acclaimed courses at Perch Hill at her beautiful Sussex farm, we’re just a short distance away, here at Lower Crabb, in Mayfield.

Sarah Raven, a passionate gardener, author, and television presenter, shares her expertise and contagious enthusiasm for all things gardening with her courses held throughout the year. These courses allow students to delve into themes like cut flowers, bountiful vegetables, and even wildlife gardening.

If you are looking to attend one of these courses and looking for accommodation nearby, choose from our cosy B&B guest rooms or beautifully appointed self-catering garden houses, nestled within our tranquil Sussex setting.

Learn to enhance your gardening skills with Sarah’s guidance in the stunning setting of Perch Hill, then retreat to the peace of Lower Crabb. Let the inspiration ignite your own garden dreams as you unwind in our picturesque surroundings.

After your course, our guests can savour the tranquility, reflect on the day’s learnings, and envision the possibilities for your own garden paradise.