Please accept the use of cookies. They are harmless and will improve your experience on this site. About cookies
England, East Sussex, Uckfield GRD Rating 8.6

East Sussex National

Golf breaks at East Sussex National, England. GRD Rating: 8.6

Resort Summary

Set in 1100 acres of quintessentially English countryside, but only 40 minutes from Gatwick and close enough to several major transport routes to make travelling a breeze, we cant think of anywhere more conducive to a relaxing, awe inspiring break than right here in this glorious setting.

The East Sussex National Golf Resort & Spa is a prime example of architecture and environment in perfect harmony. The synergy between structure and surroundings is seamless and looking out over the undulating greens of two world-class golf courses and the beauty of the South Downs, its hard not to get carried away by the romance of tradition and the exhilaration of having to hand the finest modern facilities designed for your comfort and enjoyment. Whether youre staying for a night, a weekend or longer we aim to make every minute of your stay a memorable one. And as soon as you set foot into our magnificent reception, you know youre in for a stay thats very special.

'Think of what you expect from a four star hotel and here at the East Sussex National Golf Resort & Spa we wont just meet those expectations well surpass them. From the bedrooms to the dining facilities, the spa area to the conference and banqueting facilities, not to mention our world- class golf courses everything is designed with one thing in mind, your pleasure.'

'A vision of golfing excellence'

One man's vision has become a Centre of Excellence enjoyed by enthusiasts the world over. A stunning combination of natural beauty and man made perfection. Play the round of your life in the true tradition of champions who have trodden before you. There's no better way to experience the majesty of the East Sussex countryside than by playing a round of golf at 'The National'.

Meticulous attention to detail has been paid to clubhouse facilities, which are amongst the finest in Europe, make the game even more enjoyable. Both championship courses were designed by Robert E Cupp, one of Jack Nicklaus's course architects, with major championship golf in mind. It's no wonder that the club staged two European Opens and played host to some of the worlds leading players including Nick Faldo, Ernie Els, Vijay Singh, Colin Montgomerie, Jose Maria Olazabal, Nick Price, John Daly and Ian Woosnam.

If you think the courses may sound a little advanced for you, don't worry, the East Sussex National cater for all abilities. You'll find that the driving range, three putting greens, the chipping green and Academy course will prepare you for anything you'll encounter on the main courses. In addition, professional tutors are on hand to assess, and to help you improve, your all round game.

Golf Courses

East Course
18 holes
Par 72
Designed by Robert Cupp
The East Course is a 7,081 yard stadium layout, designed for tournament play. It has been the setting for many important tournaments notably the European Championship on two occasions.
West Course
18 holes
Par 72
Designed by Robert Cupp
The West Course meanders through stands of ancient oak, along quiet pools and streams. The par 72 West Course stretches 7,154 unforgettable yards.


Set over three levels, you'll find the hotel spacious but with a level of intimacy that will appeal to those who prefer the personal touch. The hotel has 104 bedrooms, including 10 luxury suites and two Bridal Suites. You'll find all rooms are tastefully dressed and include luxurious en-suite bathrooms with both a walk-in shower and bath.

Designed for comfort and convenience in equal measure, air-conditioning comes as standard, as does a wall-mounted flat screen LCD television and full Internet access. For those who wish to take in some of the stunning scenery, some rooms have their own balcony, and all have breathtaking views across the golf course.

Food and Drink

Dine in style at East Sussex National in the stylish AA Rosette awarded open-plan restaurant Pavilion Restaurant, that boasts spectacular panoramic views across the famous golf courses and the South Downs.

The Huntington restaurant is set in a stunning location overlooking the finishing holes of East Sussex Nationals championship courses and the glorious South Downs. It is the perfect setting to enjoy the very best of carvery lunches complemented by fine wines, great service and a relaxing ambiance.

The Fore Restaurant seats up to 80 people for breakfasts, light lunches and fantastic buffets.

Golf Tuition and Practice Facilities

The Golf Academy, at East Sussex National, has some of the finest practice facilities in Europe. These facilities include a 50 bay driving range, 8 of which are covered bays and 2 training bays, greenside and fairway bunkers, pitching and chipping areas, three putting greens and a championship standard three hole academy course. The academy is also equipped with a digital teaching studio with a state-of-the-art Digital V1 Video System and offers a custom fitting service to ensure you are purchasing the correct clubs to suit your needs.


Enquire & Book Direct

Quote: GRD10334
Email Resort

Tel: 01825 880088

All prices quoted are subject to change and availability. Please contact the resort directly to confirm all costs, dates and booking arrangements.



Little Horsted
East Sussex
TN22 5ES

Getting there

Getting Here Located just 40 minutes from Gatwick Airport and 30 minutes from Brighton, travelling to East Sussex National couldnt be easier.
Travel options: For Sat Nav Users Postcode TN22 5ES leads to the back of East Sussex National Golf Course off the A26. To arrive at the main entrance from the A26 follow signs for A22 Eastbourne, at the Little Horsted roundabout turn right and at the next roundabout turn right

Google Map: Click Here for a map

Resort facilities

  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool

Hotel facilities

  • Bar
  • Internet
  • WiFi

Practice area

  • Covered Bays
  • Video training

Site by Ocean