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Heathfield a Winter Retreat

A Perfect Winter Retreat

The spectacular houses of Heathfield Estate keep the magic of Christmas dreams alive. Sprinkled with sparkle, breath-taking wreaths adorn the grand entrance. Roaring log-fires light the rooms, as a layer of frost covers the ground outdoors. Heathfield Estate truly is a perfect winter retreat to while a few relaxed days away for a “cosy winter …

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Autumn Retreat to The New Forest

10 Things to do in the New Forest this Autumn

The transition into autumn is defined by the earth’s orbit around the sun and begins every year on the 22nd or 23rd September. There is something very special about autumn at Heathfield Estate. The New Forest ignites with spectacular reds, oranges and yellows. Its iconic forest ponies, cattle and donkeys are prepared for winter. Pannage …

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Heathfield House Master Bedroom

The History and Themes of The Bedrooms in Heathfield House

Discover the history and inspiration that brought about the design for heathfield’s twelve luxury bedrooms.  Be inspired as you take a tour of each bedroom in preparation of your next stay…… Bedroom 1 – The  Bingham Room Settled in Lady Emma Bingham’s splendid former bedroom, you can relax into the true elegance of our historic …

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The Heathfield Gardens Prepare for Summer

Every garden enthusiast knows that spring is a busy and active time, whatever size you’re working with! Read on to find out what our team have been up to recently to ready the Heathfield gardens for summer.    A New Herb Garden: The gardeners have been busy at work with a new herb garden in …

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Hedgehog Box

Celebrating National Nest Box Week at Heathfield

With spring just around the corner and the glorious sun shining, we have enjoyed a week overflowing with nature here at Heathfield. At the start of the week, our gardener, Heather, met with us to discuss the flower beds for the upcoming year. Creating exciting plans, including the extension of Coach House herb garden, enabling …

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A Special Christmas Party

We were delighted to recently welcome back the Honeypot Children’s Charity for a very special Christmas Party at Heathfield House. It was a fantastic day for all involved, and even included a special visit from a certain someone… The children arrived after lunch full of energy, and excitement. First on the agenda was dressing up—complete …

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Top Chef Welcomed to Heathfield

In the Blog this month we look back to the fantastic evening when Chef Tom Kerridge came to cater at Heathfield House! In conjunction with Walder Events, Tom Kerridge cooked up a storm in the Heathfield Kitchen. Making use of the high-tech facilities at Heathfield he created a culinary sensation.

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Filming at Heathfield

Today we enthusiastically welcomed Hat Trick TV to Heathfield House for filming of their new series of ‘Fantasy Homes by the sea’. The beautiful Michelle Ackerley will be presenting the show, you will probably recognise her from Watchdog and the One show. Each episode of the show follows a pair of house hunters looking for …

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History of the British seaside holiday

Looking back to the 18thCentury doctors would prescribe sea bathing as a beneficial aid to health. A trip to the seaside was a  privilege usually only afforded to the wealthy until the 1840’s, the huge expansion of the railway network saw the first package holidays with entrepreneur Thomas Cook arranging to take his first group …

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Aston Martin at Heathfield House

A collaborative networking morning saw some rather nice cars parked outside Heathfield Estate yesterday morning. Looking good in the sunshine Aston Martin Chichester.   “Thank you to Rachel Howard and St James’s Place Wealth Management for being official hosts”  

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