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We hope you enjoy your stay here and if this guide does not cover any subject you need assistance on please do not hesitate in contacting us.  Tallai House is a family home located in a small village in the South Downs. 


We apologies in advance to guests who smoke. We are a non smoking Bed and Breakfast but those who wish to smoke can either in the front or back garden.


Travelling south on the A23 from Gatwick take the exit towards A273/Hassocks. At the T junction turn right and follow the road till you get to the Plough Pub which is on your left. Turn immediately left and drive up Church Lane and we are the 5th House on the right.  If travelling from Brighton on the A23 take the slip road towards Hassocks A273, go under the flyover, first exit will take you to the BP Garage/M&S continue and take the first turning on the left, next right and drive up Church Lane, we are the 5th house on the right. 


We have ample parking outside the house and bikes can be stored in our garage overnight for safe keeping.


Check-in time is 4pm to 6pm. We can sometimes arrange an early check-in so please contact us in advance and we’ll do our best.  Please note there isn’t any guarantee on this!  We suggest you refer to the local area guide on what to do if you arrive early – there’s always the Plough Pub !
We ask you kindly to vacate by 10:30am


We have a super-fast Wi-Fi connection speed of 70mps.
The Wi-Fi name: Tallai House and the Password is displayed in each bedroom



You will find towels located in your room. If you are staying more than one night and you would like a change of towels, please let us know – leave them in the shower and they will be replaced.


The Ginger Fox

“My favourite restaurant” 


2.5 miles

Tel 01273 857888


The Glasshouse

“In-house restaurant, part of a Healthclub”


3 miles

Tel 01273 857567


The Fig Tree

“Small cozy Michelin-starred restaurant”


2.4 miles

Tel 01273 832183


The Friars Oak

“Part of the Vintage Inn group – good food”


2.4 miles

Tel 01273 847801


The Plough 

“Local pub serving great pub food”


0.2 miles

Tel 01273 842796 


The Bull

“Award winning country pub serving great food – great atmosphere”


2.6 miles

Tel 01273 843147


The Royal Oak

“Great country pub – 1 hours walk from here”


2 miles

Tel 01273 857389


The Shepherd and Dog

“Real Ale pub at the base of the downs – 2 hours walk from here”


3 miles

Tel 01273 857382


The Half Moon

“Great Pub with outside garden en-route to Lewes”


4.4 miles

Tel 01273 890253

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