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The cobbles streets of Rye, East Sussex
The cobbles streets of Rye, East Sussex

Self Catering Accommodation and Holiday Cottages in East Sussex

Nestled between Kent, Surrey and West Sussex, East Sussex represents one of the southernmost counties of the UK and is just an hour south of London.  As the name suggests, it is part of the historic county of Sussex and is ideal for a short break or longer holiday with its pretty villages, historic towns and coastal resorts. Whether you are looking for a cosy enchanting traditional cottage in a pretty village, a romantic countryside retreat or a coastal holiday home, East Sussex’s lush and picturesque landscape is sure to please. Read more

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51.008264, 0.747379

A lovely converted pigsty that sits in an exceptionally beautiful position on a Kentish sheep farm within an AONB on the old sea cliffs of the 'Isle of Oxney'. Only ten minutes from the ancient fishing port of Rye and Tenterden, along with the golden expansive golden beach of Camber Sands. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£450 to £750
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

51.008264, 0.747379

A welcoming holiday cottage located on an exceptionally picturesque sheep farm within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the old sea cliffs of the 'Isle of Oxney', just a short drive from the medieval Cinque Port of Rye, attractive town of Tenterden and Camber Sands with its glorious golden beach. An ideal place to relax amongst stunning views and good base to explore Kent and neighbouring Sussex. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£475 to £795
Sleeps 4-5

4-5  |   2  |   1  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

50.860333, 0.275087

This delightful holiday home provides the perfect place to relax, walk, cycle and birdwatch. It is within easy distance of the historic towns of Eastbourne, Brighton, Hastings, and Royal Tunbridge Wells, nestling amongst farmland on the Pevensey Levels. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£400 to £500
Sleeps 2+1

2+1  |   1  |   No  |   No  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

Barn Owls Cottages

Last Minute Offer:Fri, 24th Nov 2017 for 7 nights, £290"Tawny Owls cottage available from 24th November until mid December. Any 7 night stay £290. Sleeps 4. Shorter breaks available."
50.793689, 0.070517

A beautiful old barn, converted into three holiday cottages that can accommodate parties of two to five guests, close to the Sussex seaside town of Seaford. Just five minutes from the beach and the ferry to France from New Haven, and at the foot of the South Downs - a great base to explore East Sussex or for walking and cycling.

Weekly price from
£290 to £510
Sleeps 2-5

2-5  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 2 (off peak) | 4 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

51.013857, 0.072460

A timber-clad holiday home ideal for friends or families, nestling in eleven acres of beautiful East Sussex countryside on the edge of Ashdown Forest. Enjoy miles of wonderful walks from the front door and numerous attractions throughout Sussex and Kent.

Weekly price from
£460 to £750
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

51.013857, 0.072460

A well presented modern holiday homes set within 11 acres of rolling East Sussex countryside on the edge of Ashdown Forest with miles of wonderful walks on the doorstep and a vast array of great days out within easy reach. Ideal for a romantic break for two, family holiday or a weekend away with friends.

Weekly price from
£460 to £750
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.919559, 0.200136

A charming holiday cottage situated in the heart of the East Sussex countryside, near to the village of Chiddingly (famed for its festivals with a good pub), in sight of the South Downs - ideal for couples looking for a relaxing holiday, or who want to explore the area. The Sussex coastline is within easy reach and the area offers great walking opportunities. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£425 to £550
Sleeps 2

2  |   1  |   1  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Friday | 4 Star

50.919559, 0.200136

Nicely situated in the heart of the East Sussex countryside near to the village of Chiddingly (with a good pub and a busy calendar of events and festivals) are three delightful holiday homes which are ideal for a relaxing holiday or exploring the area including the Sussex coastline. Tourist board rating: 4 Star.

Weekly price from
£495 to £695
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 4 Star

50.989737, 0.335741

Sitting in the High Weald of Sussex AONB, this comfy welcoming 5-star holiday cottage offers total seclusion, nestling amongst thirty acres of grounds with streams, woods and lawns for relaxing. The area offers plenty of attractions including the seaside resort of Hastings, Battle, Tunbridge Wells and Glyndebourne, excellent country walks and lots of country houses and castles to visit in Kent and Sussex. Close to the South Downs National Park. Tourist board rating: 5 Star.

Weekly price from
£550 to £900
Sleeps 4

4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Saturday | 5 Star

51.013420, 0.322742

Easily accessible from London by train and by car via the M25, Fair Oak Farm Country Estate provides the perfect retreat for large groups of up to thirty six guests, and is an excellent choice for those planning a family gathering, get together with friends, milestone celebration or corporate event. Nestling amongst glorious peaceful Sussex countryside, this enchanting twelve acre estate offers a fantastic choice of unique accommodation from the impressive Farm House sleeping twelve to the quirky tree houses and Shepherd Huts - each with their own unique character, style and luxurious country charm. Catering, photographer and on-site activities can be arranged, there's plenty of walking and cycling from the front door and lots of attractions for day trips out throughout both Sussex and Kent. Available to rent for large groups but with such a diverse range of accommodation, equally as appealing to couples, families and smaller groups looking to getaway, relax and recharge.

Weekly price from
£5895 to £7895
Sleeps 2-36

2-36  |   16  |   3+  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 1 (off peak) | 1 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.919559, 0.200136

Stylish yet cosy, this delightful cottage is perfect for couples and small families and sits right in the very heart of East Sussex in a rural position close to Chiddingly village with the beautiful South Downs National Park in sight. A great place for a taste of country life and a good base for exploring the many attractions of Sussex and also Kent, including the coastline.

Weekly price from
£410 to £535
Sleeps 3-4

3-4  |   2  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible

50.994458, 0.143029

Located on the southern fringe of the Ashdown Forest, this beautifully furnished holiday cottage is ideal for walkers, cyclists and horse riders and is an ideal base for exploring Sussex and Kent with their many attractions. As pretty as its name, Poppets Cottage is just perfect for a romantic break for couples and is within easy reach by car from Royal Tunbridge Wells and the coastal resorts of Eastbourne, Hastings and Brighton. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold.

Weekly price from
£340 to £520
Sleeps 2

2  |   1  |   1  |   Enquire  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Flexible | 4 Star Gold

50.825551, 0.393313

Seaside locations don't get much better than this stylish large house, perfectly placed on the beach at Normans Bay Near Pevensey in East Sussex. Whether you soak up the sea views from the comfort of the lounge or the sun lounger on the balcony, you are never more than a pebbles throw away from the beach. Eastbourne is within easy driving distance.

Weekly price from
£1995 to £2195
Sleeps 6

6  |   3  |   2  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

50.758041, 0.219565

A spacious holiday home with outdoor heated swimming pool on the edge of the lovely East Sussex village of East Dean with village pub and shops and just three miles from the seaside resort of Eastbourne.

Weekly price from
£1395 to £2295
Sleeps 8+2

8+2  |   4  |   Enquire  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

50.768926, 0.205489

Annex accommodation adjoining a country house in the East Sussex village of Friston with beautiful views over the South Downs and ocean beyond. Close to Eastbourne with excellent amenities, beaches and ideal for walkers, cyclists and sea lovers.

Weekly price from
£895 to £1595
Sleeps 6

6  |   3  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: Enquire

Preferred arrival day: Saturday

50.770520, 0.293240

A spacious Victorian holiday home providing stylish self catering accommodation for large groups of 14-19 in the vibrant seaside resort of Eastbourne in East Sussex. Perfect for friends or families who want to holiday together and just five minutes from the town centre and beach.

Weekly price from
£1295 to £2295
Sleeps 14+5

14+5  |   8  |   No  |   Yes  |   Yes

Min nights: 3 (off peak) | 7 (peak)

Preferred arrival day: Friday

About East Sussex

With a diverse variety of delights, East Sussex offers numerous attractions to suit all ages and its picturesque setting makes a wonderful backdrop for enjoying a whole host of outdoor activities.

From Hove to Camber Sands, East Sussex has over 80km of coastline, with many Blue Flag beaches, taking in the popular coastal destinations of Brighton, Winchelsea, Eastbourne, Bexhill and of course Hastings to name just a few.  It is the county of castles and history with relics of The Battle of Hastings mixed with medieval architecture.

Hastings is not only rich in history, but also has plenty to keep everyone happy with shops, bars, restaurants or take in a show at Hastings’ very own theatre and then visit the aquarium for a unique day out.

The golden beeches at Camber Sands, with miles of sand dunes and a fantastic sandy shoreline, are popular all year round with areas of the beach reserved for dogs.  Away from the beach, the quaint historic town of Rye has much to offer. Almost suspended in time, it is rich in history and culture and its cobbled streets are packed with interesting little shops, pubs and restaurants.

Brighton, a cosmopolitan city and one of the most vibrant and fun destinations to visit in the South East, is famous for its nightlife, Regency architecture and vast array of restaurants, bars and cafes. It is a treasure trove of attractions with fantastic nightlife, superb shopping in the cobbled streets of the Lanes and traditional seaside fun with a Blue Flag pebble beach, famous Brighton Pier and promenade.

East Sussex has much to offer as a holiday destination and is full of both natural beauty and history. Whether you are looking for a traditional seaside holiday, a cultural experience, a walking holiday or some time to simply relax amongst spectacular rolling countryside, you will not be disappointed by this beautiful county.