Red Lion - Chelwood - Exterior
Red Lion - Chelwood - Interior
Red Lion - Chelwood - Exterior - Garden

Welcome to the Red Lion, Chelwood Gate

The Red Lion is an attractive pub near Haywards Heath, on the edge of the Ashdown Forest

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The Red Lion

The Red Lion is an attractive pub built in the 1800s.

Famous regulars from the past include Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and President J F Kennedy.

Situated in the beautiful Ashdown Forest and close to Haywards Heath, the Red Lion is popular with dog walkers, ramblers and families on a country day out.

The pub hosts a regular quiz and live music, serves excellent food all day, and is ideal for your wedding or function. 


Wednesday Quiz Night
Fun fortnightly quiz, everyone welcome from 7pm, no need to book

Sunday Cool Off
Fabulous Sunday lunch with various artists for your enjoyment while you relax and enjoy lunch or drinks by our lovely open fire.

  • Red Lion - Chelwood - Food


    Our chefs use fresh seasonal ingredients, locally sourced wherever possible, to create food of the highest standards, with something to suit everyone.

  • Red Lion - Chelwood - Exterior - Garden


    The Red Lion has various areas available for all types of parties, meetings and through the summer months a large marquee to cater for weddings and large occasions.