Hollymead House Retirement Home and The Royal Oak Free House and Restaurant have very kindly sponsored the new away kit for this season.

Hollymead House Retirement Home
Downview Road,
West Sussex,
PO22 8HG.
Tel:01243 868826
Fax: 01243 870274
E-mail: hollymeadhouse@aol.com 


Hollymead House opened in 1988 is a prestigious purpose built Retirement Home, which is designed and furnished to the highest standards required by West Sussex Authorities.

Occupying a prominent position on the corner of Downview Road, the retirement home overlooks the northern aspect of the picturesque village of Felpham. Local Amenities are all within walking distance and they include the Church, Bank, Post office, Tea Rooms, Chemist, Shops and the popular George Inn, as well as easy access to the sea and adjoining town of Bognor Regis.

At Hollymead House, great care is taken to encourage residents to live as independently as they wish. We provide a warm and caring environment where owners and staff do their best to please, and ensure that you enjoy your time spent with us, whether it is for short term or permanent residence.

With the owners having over 20 years experience in running a retirement home, they have gained an excellent reputation attained through the standard of care provided and dedicated attitude of the qualified staff who provide excellent care, in conjunction with modern day standards

A choice of menu is provided, with all meals prepared and cooked on the premises, giving particular emphasis on fresh local produce. Special diets and requirements are also catered for.

For your convenience a spacious adjoining dining room is provided, large enough for relatives to join you for a meal if desired. If preferred room service is available for all meals. The sitting room is designed to be comfortable and relaxing, with a TV, DVD, radio or CD music if required.

There are also two south facing sun lounges, which have proved very popular, enabling you to observe the local activity beyond the attractive garden.

Family and friends are always welcome and encouraged to visit at any time they wish. An excellent level of comfort is provided, which incorporates the latest fire and smoke detection and prevention system throughout. Bedroom are attractively furnished consisting of en-suite WCs, vanity units, built in wardrobes, personal nurse call system, television, telephone connection, central heating and double glazing. Residents may completely or partly furnish their own rooms.

Among the amenities provided, not previously mentioned are:

Choice of menu with individual tastes catered for.
5 person lift.
Bath lift.
Laundry and Ironing.
Periodic recreational outings.
Newspapers and magazines.

And the services of:

Chauffeur, Hairdresser, Chiropodist, Physiotherapist, Optician, Dental Technician, Dry Cleaning and Confectionary.

The Royal Oak Inn,
Pook Lane,
East Lavant,
West Sussex,
Tel:01243 527434 (For enquires & Reservations)


Situated just 2 miles north of Chichester amongst rolling countryside. The Royal Oak is located in the picturesque village of East Lavant within easy reach of a whole host of attractions. The city of Chichester’s Georgian streets offer superb shopping, a visit to the Cathedral and the renowned Festival Theatre. The sailing village of Bosham is nearby as is the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum, Goodwood and numerous golf courses are within a few minutes drive.

With a widespread reputation, the restaurant and bar offers a casual but smart atmosphere to experience lunch or dinner set to the highest standards, with a connoisseurs wine list to match.


The tastefully converted Cottage, Barn and Inn surround a charming courtyard offering bed and breakfast luxury accommodation with all en-suite facilities including state of the art TV, radio and CD, direct dialing and Internet access. Open oak beams in the barn and a plasma audio system in the cottage help to make that business stay or holiday break a real pleasure.

Alternatively why not visit the sister Inn, The Halfway Bridge Inn

Located halfway between the market towns of Midhurst and Petworth with the South Downs creating the backdrop. The Halfway Bridge Inn has six superior rooms. Four rooms are luxury suites within the tastefully converted Cowdray barns and it offers the same high standards and quality and service as the Royal Oak.

Tel: 01798 861281.