Pekes is a wonderful, beautiful and private place for your memorable Wedding Reception, large or small, and you can accommodate up to 60 of your guests in our houses, and entertain up to 200. Please click Weddings for full information, including many recommended suppliers.
If you would like cleaning during your stay, we can provide an excellent cleaner at a cost of £15 per hour on weekdays, £23 per hour at weekends.
Because Pekes is a popular place to hold Celebrations of many sorts, we know and can suggest a range of local caterers, who almost all will do anything from quite small dinner parties up to major entertainments.
Please ask for our Suggested Suppliers list
Flint Owl Bakery in Lewis bakes the best Organic Craft Bread in the region, and they will deliver it to you at Pekes if you give them a nice order.
Visit their website at Flint Owl Bakery.
The Best Cakes
We think that Sticky Fingers of Brighton make the most delicious home-made cakes you can find around here.
Check out their website at Sticky Fingers Cakes
Baby-sitting, childcare, nursery and nanny requirements
Pekes has its own in-house qualified baby sitter/child minder – please ask.
We also recommend Tinies Brighton and Sussex.
Telephone: 01273 557 671
Website: Tinies Childcare
Cocktails and bars come to you
Zoe at Mixology will bring you an entire cocktail party, with all the ingredients, as well as a team of mixologists, bartenders, barbacks and waiting staff to suit your requirements.
Telephone: 01273 277 076
Website: Mixology Group
Sarah also provides on-site pamper parties: http://sussexpamperparties.co.uk
Denise Gell is an Eastbourne-based holistic therapist offering massage treatments, healing and facials. Dr Hauschka.
Telephone: 01323 730266 / 07904858081
Website: Denise Gell
Star Limousines of Horam have a fabulous range of chauffeur-driven limos for up to 10 people, great for all kinds of occasions including a night out in Brighton.
Telephone: 0800 1691831 / 01435 813494
Website: Star Limousines
Hail-a-Cab, Hailsham: 01323 849 888
Cavalier Cars, Hailsham: 01323 844 464
Jayline Taxis, Hailsham: 01323 442 233
Polegate Station, Taxis: 01323 720 720
The Hailsham Pavilion in George Street is a beautifully restored plush period single screen cinema with usually a choice of films during the day/night.
Telephone: 01323 841414
Website: The Pavilion Hailsham
Chiddingly Village Shop stocks lots of local and delicious things, as well as being a café with Wi-Fi. It’s just up the road in Muddles Green on the way to Chiddingly village. Look out for the tasty Golden Cross and Flower Marie goats cheeses produced at Holmes Hill just up the A22. Open Monday to Friday: 8am – 5pm; Saturday 9am – 12:30pm.
Telephone: 01825 872 949
Website: Chiddingly Shop
The BP station at Golden Cross (just up the A22 at Golden Cross) stocks food essentials and newspapers.
Deanland Stores at Deanland Wood Park is a convenience store that is open every day (A22 north, turn left at Golden Cross and follow the sign for Ripe; Deanland is on the left after about 1 mile).
Hailsham (4.5 miles down the A22) has most other types of shop that you would need, including Tesco, Asda, Waitrose and Costcutter.
The Six Bells Inn in Chiddingly village is a well-known independent, attractive and lively pub which also serves food for all budgets. They regularly have jazz and blues bands. Just over 1 miles from Pekes, through Muddles Green and straight on.
Telephone: 01825 872 227
Facebook: The Six Bells, Chiddingly
The Gun at Gun Hill is an old atmospheric Real Ale pub with dining room and garden. About 1 mile from Pekes, turn right at the end of the drive.
Telephone: 01825 872 361
Website at The Gun, Heathfield .
The Plough at Upper Dicker. A charming gastro pub, for anything from a pub lunch to bistro bar to restaurant. Very nice large drinking or eating out garden at the back with a play area. 4 miles from Pekes – same village as Michelham Priory.
Telephone: 01323 844859
Website: The Plough at Upper Dicker
The Roebuck at Laughton. A well-known pub serving mostly Sussex beers and good local food. ‘Quirky’ with a welcoming atmosphere. 3.5 miles from Pekes – up the A22, turn left after the BP station towards Lewes, and about 3 miles along there is the yellow pub on the right hand side.
Telephone: 01323 811 464
Facebook: The Roebuck