Sherlock Holmes’ creator
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle used to frequent the
Brambletye Hotel and used it as a setting for
several of his famous novels, including the
‘Adventures of Black Peter, in which the great
detective and his companion Dr Watson
investigated the murder of a former sea
The now-ruined 17th century Brambletye House featured in an eponymous Horace Smith novel. Forest Way and Worth Way are local trails.