Kirchhayn Bungalow on Aislaby Estate and Farm is located in the "Uva" tea growing district. It is approximately 15 minutes away from the Bandarawela town centre. The Bungalow stands at an elevation of 1,400 meters.
The climate is cooler than that in Colombo and areas down south and is typically cool mornings with warm and pleasant afternoons and crisp cool evenings. Carry a light sweater/ cardigan or shawl to use in the cool mornings and evenings. Day time temperatures range from 19-24°C and the evenings can drop down to 10°C and below.
Due to the way in which the rooms are given out at Kirchhayn, to guarantee a reservation we ask that you pay 30% at time of booking and the balance 7 days prior to arrival. Children up to the age of 12 can share the bedroom with their parents. Children below 6 years are not charged for at Kirchhayn and children between the ages of 6-12 are charged at half price only for meals ( on the basis that they are sharing the bedroom).
Journey Times:
Airports- Bandaranaike International Airport – approx 6 Hrs
From Colombo - approx 4.5 Hrs.
From Nuwara Eliya – approx 1.5 Hrs
From Kandy ( through Nuwara Eliya) – approx 3.5 Hrs
Accommodation for Drivers:
There is ample, secure accommodation for drivers within the grounds of the Bungalow.
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Bostock Suite::

The master bedroom is named after the owners of Kirchhayn Bungalow. The large airy bedroom accommodates a wonderful king size four poster bed. Tall classic French windows lead out to the manicured garden just outside the room. Attached is a large dressing room. The bathroom entertains both the classic and contemporary with both a wonderful antique claw-footed bath alongside a walk in shower.

Pyman Suite::

Fondly named after Mark Bostock’s maternal grandfather, the bedroom has two queen size beds and also a small sitting area that looks onto the front garden.

Wickwar Suite::

This suite is named after A.J. Wickwar. He was the surveyor general and original partner of Norman Bostock who was also instrumental in the building of Aislaby Estate. This room holds some classic pieces of furniture and a time honored selection of books to tempt you.

Lushington Suite::

The suite is named after Mr. Ronnie Lushington, the former expatriate manager of the Aislaby Estate. It has a four poster queen size bed with a separate courtyard entrance. A sitting area with rattan furniture is also a feature in this suite.

Taylor Suite::

Also known as the Honeymoon Suite. It is names after James Taylor, who started planting tea in Ceylon in the year 1876. The room has a four poster queen size bed and is in a more secluded area of the bungalow. A sunken bath and marble bathroom complete the suite.