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Rathfinny Wine Estate

Rathfinny Wine Estate


A significant family-owned Sussex vineyard & fine wine producer.

Our Estate Tour takes you to our outstanding new Winery, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the Vineyard and the South Downs as you sample our Winemaker’s Lunch, or Afternoon Tea, in our gorgeous Tasting Room.

You can walk the Rathinny Trail, or stay in our carefully renovated Flint Barns, a real “home away from home”.

You can also visit the historic, beautifully restored Gun Room shop, our Cellar Door, situated on The Tye in the picturesque village of Alfriston, where you can taste our wines.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Grounds for outdoor activitiesChildren welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedGuided tours for groups

Opening Details

Open all the time

Gun Room open every day 10am-4pm excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Accommodation, events and tours by arrangement.


Rathfinny Wine Estate,
East Sussex,
BN26 5TU



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Map reference: TQ 508020  Lat: 50.79819 Long: 0.13937

The Gun Room – shop and cellar door
THE GUN ROOM BY CAR. The Gun Room is a short walk from the two car parks in Alfriston. When you are on Alfriston High Street, walk in the direction of The George Pub, and then turn left down the narrow pathway called The Twitten following the brown tourism sign to the Alfriston Heritage Centre. You can see The Gun Room from the top of the pathway.

THE GUN ROOM BY BUS. There are local buses to Alfriston village. Take the 126 bus, which runs from Eastbourne to Seaford, via Polegate and Alfriston. Alight at The Willows Car Park just at the entrance?to Alfriston. From here, walk up North Street to the centre of the village and the High Street, and follow the directions outlined in the By Car paragraph above.
Flint Barns B and B

Exit the A27 to Alfriston on Alfriston Rd (direction Drusillas Zoo)
Pass through Alfriston village and then pass Deans Place Hotel on your left and Riverdale House B & B on your right
50 metres after Riverdale House there is a large drive to your right.

Follow the drive to the top of the hill where you will see the Estate Office. Continue past the office for another mile and a half the Flint Barns are at the end of the track

Parking: free


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Grounds for outdoor activitiesGrounds for outdoor activities
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

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