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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Thimbles is a truly magic place. Vikki and Simon work very hard to maintain garden, house and fields. And it shows. Very very welcoming hosts. We were visiting from Australia and Vikki welcomed my daughter and her bridesmaids getting dressed here before the church... And we took over here garden to do the flowers too!! Just perfect.. I would highly... More 

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

A family of 4, we stayed for one night with Vicky and Simon. They provided a bed for our 5 year old and we brought a cot for our two year old. The room was lovely, with a very luxurious bathroom, comfortable bed, television, Internet, tea. Vicky and Simon were extremely welcoming, and gave us valuable advice on things to... More 

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

The place looked very nice on the website but when we arrived it looked even better : delightful and cosy cottage, magnificient garden and surroundings, lovely lake, genuine romantic countryside. Both bedrooms are really comfortable and decorated with great taste. The full English breakfast is simply gorgeous made of natural and homemade food. The hosts are very kind and welcoming,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

A most charming and comfortable house in which to stay, We arrived early in the afternoon to be greeted by Vicki -the owner standing in the road looking for us as we were stupidly driving up and down the road looking for the house. It is clearly visible! We were en route to the Glyndebourne Opera about 20 minutes away,... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

This B&B nestles in the countryside conveniently close to all that makes East Sussex such a charming area to visit. You can revel in all the peace and quiet and yet have easy access to the delights of attractions such as Lewes, Tunbridge Wells, Eastbourne and even Brighton. The rooms are generously sized and pleasantly furnished and most importantly the... More 

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

What a calm oasis after a stressful few days. We had to make a trip to London from our home in Dorset. The weather was hot and sunny and we really didn't want to go away from home. We decided to turn the trip into a jolly and booked up at Thimbles for a treat. We are so glad we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

My friend and I stayed at Thimbles for one night as we were going to the Glyndebourne opera and wanted a night away in a country B & B. Thimbles couldn't have been lovelier! We stayed in the twin room which is beautifully furnished with unbelievably comfortable beds. Vicki was a fantastic hostess and made us feel so welcome. Her... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Thimbles is a beautiful house and gardens with a lake in a wonderful location.Double bedroom is large well furnished with so much care to detail.Quiet peaceful location and big comfortable bed guarantees a good nights sleep.En suite bathroom again is spacious choice of taking a great shower or bath with two washbasins.Excellent English Breakfast with delicious fresh local ingredients.Hosts Vicki... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Thimbles again this year as it is so nice, and Vikki makes us warmly welcome. Great room and surroundings. There are some lovely places to visit in the area and good pub restaurants nearby. We'll doubtless be back next year, say no more!

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

We had a fantastic few days at Thimbles and would very highly recommended. The breakfast was superb and generous, made with the finest fresh ingredients. The garden and lake are beautiful and our children keep asking when we are going back!

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thimbles is a large family home set in 6 acres. We have an orchard where our rare breed chickens live, a substantial collection of roses , a large lake with an island. You can fish or go out for a row in our boat. We have a beautiful kitchen garden and numerous herbaceous borders.Our special breakfasts include home made bread, home dry cured and oak smoked bacon (from our own rare breed pigs), hand made sausages and our own free range eggs. Come and taste and experience "the good life".! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thimbles

Address: Thimbles New Pond Hill | Cross in Hand, Heathfield TN21 0NB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > East Sussex > Heathfield
Price Range: $147 - $178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Une chambre deux places, une chambre une place. Les deux jolies et bien situées, surtout la deux places.”
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 of 5 bubbles DevillaInes, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is not a hotel but a lovely private home with rooms to let on a bed and breakfast arrangement”
 of 5 bubbles PeterS332014, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One double bedroom with dual aspect views of gardens.”
 of 5 bubbles fluffycardie, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Single/twin room has a shared bathroom but is still lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles trundley, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“ask for the double room with Japanese theme, stunning bathroom with views over the garden, a lake and open countryside.”
 of 5 bubbles X2439VUjuliah, 23 Mar 2016 | Read review
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