Rathfinny Wine Estate

Established in 2010 by Mark and Sarah Driver, Rathfinny has firmly put the Sussex Winelands on the map with their outstanding wine tourism experiences. 

The Estate offers a fine dining restaurant, tours and tastings, summer picnics, takeaway drinks and light bites at The Hut, a vineyard walking trail and homely boutique accommodation at the Flint Barns.

Don’t miss

  • Modern British cuisine at Rathfinny’s Michelin-recommended Tasting Room restaurant, overlooking the vineyard and the South Downs.
  • For a more casual experience, walk-in hot drinks, glasses of sparkling, freshly baked cakes and cheese/charcuterie plates are available at The Hut. No need to pre-book. 
  • The ‘Escape to Sussex’ package, which includes overnight accommodation, breakfast, three-course meal at the Flint Barns Dining Room, Tour & Tasting and glass of sparkling upon arrival. 

Photo: Will Hearle

Photo: Will Hearle

Photo: Will Hearle

When to visit

Rathfinny Wine Estate is open all year round. Always check the website for the current opening hours

Photo: Will Hearle

Do I need to book?

All experiences change seasonally and must be pre-booked in advance. Check the website for the latest updates. There is no need to pre-book The Hut, which offers an informal walk-in and takeaway option.

Can I stay overnight?

Yes, there’s a cosy self-catering Rathfinny Cottage, or in one of 10 beautifully-appointed bedrooms at The Flint Barns B&B, located amongst the vineyards at the heart of the estate.

Photo: Will Hearle

Photo: Will Hearle

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