Rowlands Castle BnB

Your hosts

Family Room: 1 double bed and 1 single bed
There are dates in August.
Please check availability and telephone: 02392 410090. M: 07917680967

(Cost is generally £90) At the moment costs are detailed below.

AUGUST onwards we have:

  1. Family Room:     1 Double, 1 Single.  Cost: £85
  2. Double Room:   1 Double Bed.          Cost: £80
  3. Family and friend group booking – Family and Double Room with shared bathroom. Cost: £165.

Post Covid.

Circumstance are a little different.
I am at ease offering one of our bedrooms but unfortunately changes have had to be made.

BUT, families and friend groups, please enquire. I can offer my Double Room.

Breakfast is no longer available in the Long Room, however a Cool Bag of sealed croissant or pain au chocolat, a Health bar, some fresh fruit and more will be available.
You have the tea and coffee facilities in the room.
There is a little table and we ask that you eat breakfast in your room.

(The village has a lovely Cafe and is open from 9am till 4pm).


We offer one bedroom; a larger  family room with  double and single bed, and the guest bathroom is yours. It is not ensuite and is situated at the foot of the stairs.

If you have major mobility issues our home is not suitable. The bedroom stairs are steep.



41 Redhill Road, Rowlands Castle, PO9 6DE

Susan Cowe Miller:

When my daughter moved to Australia I decided to offer Bed and Breakfast to help ease the costs of all my visits.  My husband and I work from home so it was a perfect opportunity to smarten the rooms and take it from there.

I spent many years as a primary teacher and I now practice  as a Health Coach, Holistic and Emotional Healing; a bit of a turnaround. I specialise in  finding the root cause  to a chronic health condition,  and  work to reduce stress, anxiety, and emotional trauma. EFT Tapping, Matrix reImprinting and improved physical health. I am also an author and my book ‘Survive and Thrive after Trauma‘ gives insight regarding the career change.

Herb Miller:

Herb retired from IBM and now works as a self-employed Web Developer. I call him, affectionately, a deep geek. Post retirement work at Bobbing Wide constitutes the development of WordPress plugins; Oik plugins and building and developing websites.


Tel: 02392 410090
Mobile: 07917 680967

Victorian house of character; 3 storeys in lovely Hampshire village; beautiful garden

Parking at our home is often available and there is street parking.
It all happens a 5 minute
walk away at The Green with two shops, pubs and restaurants. Splendid walks, cycling, golf, tennis. Chichester and Portsmouth close by.

Our Family Bedroom is a little quirky and quite charming; arched windows in the bathroom.. The house is on 3 levels and has a lovely feel to it. 
The bath/shower room is for sole use of guests with shower gel and shampoo provided.
The bedroom  has a double and a single bed.

Interaction with Guests

We ask that you to do the Covid check-in on arrival. (Not at the moment).
Sanitizer is of course available and we keep interaction to a minimum, however we are happy to chat, share our knowledge of the area and generally to enjoy finding out about our travellers.
Herb is a local boy  (I am Scottish) so knows the area inside out and should be able to help with any questions, especially cycling routes!
We will be present at the listing when guests stay.
We have two cats, Bramble and Marmalade.

The Neighbourhood

We are 10 minutes from the coast and a 5 minute walk to our golf club.
Walking in the area is a pleasure as is cycling.
Three pubs and 4 eating places; a Harvester, The Robin Hood and The Castle Inn serve food. Also the cafe- Tea on the Green serves food.

Getting around

Train: Rowlands Castle : main train route to London Waterloo and Portsmouth.
Havant, five minutes away has a great train network.
Bus to local areas.                                                                                                       Southampton Airport: 25 minute drive, or train to Havant then to airport. 
Portsmouth Car Ferry is 15 minutes away                         

Other Things to Note

We have a Dr surgery in the village.                                                                          Plenty local tourist maps.
Close by: Portsmouth is celebrated for Nelson’s ship The Victory. The Mary Rose Museum is excellent and The Spinnaker Tower at Portsmouth Gunwharf Quays merit a visit. Chichester famous for its Festival Theatre and  beautiful Cathedral is 15 minutes away. Stansted House is very close and a walk around the grounds is de rigeur.

Unavailable at present:
Therapeutic holidays/Retreats 

I can incorporate a short therapeutic experience as part of an inclusive package. My passion is helping clients with Root Cause Analysis of Physical Illness and then facilitating their healing journey.

I offer single sessions of

  • EFT (Tapping) and Matrix ReImprinting
  • Root Cause Analysis of physical health symptoms.  I specialise in  female Health  and wrote ‘Survive and Thrive after Trauma’.
    I am an EFT and Matrix ReImprinting specialist. I also offer EFT and M.R. on subjects such as Anger Management, Phobia, IBS or physical ailments. An hour of focussing and releasing the WHY you are anxious offers considerable room for confidence and self-belief to grow. I work holistically and offer a range of healing modalities.
  • improved physical health
  • stronger self-belief
  • calm
  • clarity
  • achievable goals.

We all look forward to meeting you.

Susan and Herb


Offer a caption. What is Bramble thinking?


Rowlands Castle BnB

41 Redhill RoadRowlands Castle BnB.


(Covid restrictions mean we can no longer offer the Double Room).
If you wish to book our Family Room with double and single bed please telephone to see if Susan and Herb have availability.
Ideal for the Chichester and Portsmouth area.

Telephone: Home: 02392 410090 /

Mobile: 07917 680967

Price: Generally £70 per room/per night including a cool bag of breakfast offerings which we ask you to eat in the bedroom: e.g.  Sealed croissant, fruit juice, fresh fruit, oat bar, yogurt, jam.
PLEASE NOTE: The bedroom is on the top floor. The rather steep second staircase is NOT suitable for those with mobility issues, nor for very young children. However not hugely problematic.

Bank holiday weekends/weeks, popular event weekends e.g. Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival are  charged at the higher rates.
Goodwood Festival of Speed, 3 night minimum stay, paid in advance, non-refundable unless Covid restrictions are brought in again, £390.

The Family Bedroom has sole use of the bathroom situated at the foot of the 2nd flight of stairs. 

Weekly and monthly rates are potentially available.

The rooms have a quirky Victorian style and offer flat screen television with Freeview, tea and coffee making facilities, free Wi-Fi, hair-drier and complimentary mineral water.

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2014-06-07 22.09.02Village 2014-09-24 14.23.36Twin Dbl bed2014-09-24 14.24.33breakfastamenities: Good pubs, golf, tennis, The Green -where it all happens! restaurants and a direct train route to London Waterloo; Havant five minutes away offers many routes all along the south east.

Want to eat out in the village?
The Castle Inn
Taste of India +442392 413209
The Robin Hood Inn
Harverster: The Staunton Arms

We have 2 cats; guest pets are not allowed. Sorry.

Visit Portsmouth, The Historic Dockyard and the Mary Rose Museum.

Visit Chichester and Chichester Cathedral


Taken from our airbnb listing.

Lee wrote: February 2017:

“utterly lovely place to stay . The hosts go massively out of their way to make sure you are comfy ”

Dan wrote: April 11th, 2016
“A delightful stay of 2 nights over an April weekend. Susan was a very welcoming host, makes a cracking breakfast and was super helpful with everything. Would happily stay there again if I’m back in the area. Thank you.”

Sue: “Very relaxed and welcoming hostess,who provides great chat and a great breakfast. Home from home. My second visit and as good as my first.” AirBnB February 2016.

November 2015
From Woodbridge, United Kingdom · September 2015
From Colchester, United Kingdom · September 2015
From Sleaford, United Kingdom · September 2015

“Susan was very helpful and accommodating, providing some very helpful local info on trains and taxis etc – the lovely house, twin room and breakfast provided just the sustenance needed for my son and his friend to rest and recuperate following their visit to Victorious Festival in Portsmouth. My first air bnb experience couldn’t have gone better.” Steve

August 2015

“Both myself and my daughter had a lovely time staying with Sue and Herb, and would recommend them to anyone.

Their house is located in a quiet village with a nice Harvester restaurant at the end of the road, offering good price meals and drinks.” Darren

August 2015

“Lovely nights stay in Rowlands Castle following a cycling event. We felt very at home. Super comfy beds and very friendly host to chat with over breakfast. Thank you!” Sarah

July 2015

“It was a pleasure staying at this place. Susan and Herb are amazing hosts! The cats are cute, and they went about their lives without any disturbance to us.
Rowlands Castle is beautiful, and easily accessible by train. This was important to me, as I used public transportation all along.” Satish from Bengaluru, India · May 2015.

“Susan communicated with me from the word go and sent information about the local village and suggested booking somewhere to eat as it would be busy. Which we did and we enjoyed the food at the Castle Inn and drinks at the Robin Hood after too! Well rude not too! Susan advised where we needed to go on arrival re parking and met us on arrival. We were shown to a very pleasant guest room right at the top of the house with a lovely few over the garden. Breakfast was lovely and Susan was on hand for toast and hot drinks. We enjoyed our stay and would certainly use again. Thank you.” Gail

June 2015 Charming Double Room-Arched windows

“Susan was the perfect host. The room and house where clean and tidy. She ensured we felt welcome and provided an excellent service. I would highly recommend this house to other travellers.” Jon from London, United Kingdom · April 2015.

“Very nice clean room thank you. Felt very at home as able to help ourselves to breakfast. Lovely stay.” Joanna December 2014.

“Lovely house in a very pleasant neighbourhood. Susan was very friendly and welcoming and provided exactly what we needed for our short stay. Rooms were very comfortable and clean”. Juliet. November 2014 2 bedrooms.

“Everything was perfect, Susan and her home were fantastic”. Iain from London, United Kingdom · October 2014.
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