Destination Old Thorns

Ready for a night away? Or maybe two, or three….

Whether you have been working flat out, home schooling and entertaining the kids, had your holiday plans scrapped or simply fed up of your own four walls – there are a million and one reasons why you might want to escape for a night away right now.

But with the threat of Covid-19 still very much among us, the team at Old Thorns know that when you are feeling ready to travel, you want to stay somewhere you can relax and enjoy – confidence, flexibility and safety are absolutely key.

So we’d like to invite you to our slice of the countryside – 400 acres in fact. We have spacious rooms and breath-taking modern apartments, plenty of outdoor seating to enjoy a drink or two in the sunshine and free Wi-Fi throughout the resort. Plus we’ve implemented safety measures to make you feel at ease for the duration of your stay.

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HAVE AN EXTRA NIGHT ON US...
Book for 3 nights or more and receive an extra night free!

The great outdoors

Located just to the north of the South Downs Way, Old Thorns is surrounded by glorious countryside. If you’re the active type then you’ll enjoy the local walking and cycling trails. If you’d rather just pop your feet up with a cocktail and a good book then we have plenty of outdoor seating and loungers – and even an outdoor bar for those warm summer evenings.

Walking and Cycling

Explore some of our favourite routes for walking and cycling nearby.

Explore the area...

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Scenic walks, obstacle courses and down hill mountain biking, with Butser Hill offering spectacular views across the South Downs.

Alice Holt Forest

The idillic woodland setting for walking, cycling, picnics and BBQ's. Thrill seekers may also enjoy the GoApe tree top adventure course.

South Downs National Park

Rolling hills, glorious heathland, river valleys, ancient woodland, thriving villages and market towns. Discover what the South Downs National Park has to offer.

Accommodation for all

Whether you’d prefer self-catering at its finest or a classic hotel stay, the choice of accommodation at Old Thorns offers something for everyone. And to give you added flexibility, all our new bookings will qualify for the 24 Hour free cancellation policy, so if you’re plans change you are not left out of pocket.

Accommodation for all

Whether you’d prefer self-catering at its finest or a classic hotel stay, the choice of accommodation at Old Thorns offers something for everyone. And to give you added flexibility, all our new bookings will qualify for the 24 Hour free cancellation policy, so if you’re plans change you are not left out of pocket.

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Superior Hotel Room

Sleeps up to 2 people.
  • Twin or double bed
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Flat screen TV
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Free Wi-fi
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2 Bedroom Apartment

Sleeps up to 4 people.
  • Spacious and modern
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Open-plan living/dining area
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
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Penthouse Apartment

Sleeps up to 6 guests.
  • 2-storey accommodation
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Open plan living/dining area
  • En-suite bathrooms
  • TVs in each bedroom
  • Free Wi-Fi

Eco Glamping Pod

Sleeps up to 2 people.
  • Twin or double bed
  • Flat screen TV
  • Towels provided
  • Tea and coffee facilities

NOTE: The pods do not have toilets in them. A toilet and shower block is situated in the pod site.

Relax and socialise

After a long day exploring there is no better place to wind down, socialise and enjoy some evening sunhine, than our Sports Bar's outdoor terrace.

Relax and socialise

After a long day exploring there is no better place to wind down, socialise and enjoy some evening sunhine, than our Sports Bar's outdoor terrace.

9 screens of sport

The premier league is back! And what better way to enjoy it than an ice-cold beer in our wonderful sports bar. Looking to avoid the sport? Then escape onto the terrace or to our glamorous Champagne Bar.

Food and drink

Whether you fancy a bite to eat or an evening meal, our chefs will be conjuring up a range of culinary delights for you to enjoy – from classic pub favourites to daily specials.