Holiday cottages in Sussex

Beachy Head, Sussex
Search holiday cottages in Sussex. Browse the fantastic choice of self-catering holiday homes and make your reservation with a trusted booking website. Sussex is the perfect place to escape and discover the beauty of the South Downs National Park, dramatic coastlines and vibrant culture. The Sussex Weald situated between the North and South Downs offers hidden villages, country parks, steam railways and landscaped gardens.
On the south coast offering wonderful views of Chichester Harbour and the South Downs lies the small village of West Wittering. The unspoilt sandy beach and the highest water quality have made it one of the premier Blue Flag beaches in the country. The whole area is recognised for its wildlife and unique beauty.

At the southernmost tip of West Sussex lies the seaside town of Selsey, home to the famous Selsey Lifeboat Station. Selsey offers plenty of attractions and a lively atmosphere in the summer and has one of the best beaches in the area stretching for miles.

The small seaside town of Bognor Regis, once a small fishing village has on average more sunshine than any other town in Britain making it ideal for soaking up the sun on the beach or strolling along the promenade. Bognor is a traditional seaside town with rides and amusements for children. The seafront offers many bars, pubs and restaurants. Being a “South East in Bloom” competition winner, make time to visit one of the town’s parks and gardens. The town provides shopping for everyone from department stores to an open air market. Bognor Regis has several nightclubs, theatres and a cinema available for all.

Along the coast lies Littlehampton, a popular destination for families and couples alike. With two award winning beaches, a stunning marina and harbour, the beautiful River Arun, the seafront green area, award winning architecture including the Stage by the Sea, East Beach Café and Britain’s Longest Bench, Littlehampton is the ideal place to visit.

Along the coast, the vibrant city of Brighton has something to offer everyone from the hustle bustle of the centre to the peace and tranquillity of the sea. From the heritage of the Royal Pavilion, Regency architecture and Victorian aquariums to the seaside fun of Brighton Pier, the Brighton Wheel and the famous pebble beach, Brighton is unique. After dark visit Brighton’s seafront clubs and bars, tucked underneath the Victorian beachfront arches, for some of the best night clubs in the country.

Eastbourne, a large town and seaside resort east of Brighton and located immediately east of Beachy Head, boasts the UK’s highest chalk sea cliffs and part of the South Downs National Park and Seven Sisters Country Park. Eastbourne offers attractions for all ages from watching pro-skaters stunts at Eastbourne Extreme, discover 1066 castles, museums and art galleries or enjoy shopping, soak up the local atmosphere of some of the many restaurants, wine bars or traditional pubs. Visit the lighthouse or take a boat trip to the iconic Beachy Head lighthouse, or relax on Eastbourne’s award winning seafront for clean seas and winning beaches.

Hastings is home to the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe, the remains of the first castle to be built in England by William the Conqueror and home to the Jerwood Gallery, a new art gallery housing a collection of 20th & 21st century art not seen by the public before. Hastings is three towns in one joined by a level promenade, the Old Town to the east, the busy shopping centre in the middle and the St Leonards to the west featuring a great collection of antique shops and galleries. The attractive town of Battle grew up around the Abbey of St Martin, also built by William the Conqueror, between 1070 and 1094 but today the abbey ruins are looked after by English Heritage and well worth a visit. Battle has many Georgian buildings along the High Street as well as the Battle Museum of Local History.

Travelling west across Romney Marsh, Rye can be seen in the distance rising above the level green countryside, stretching from the sea to the hills which formed the shoreline before the marsh was drained. St Mary’s church tower offers a fantastic viewpoint over the timbered houses with their terracotta roofs. Ancient buildings, cobbled streets and little passages, once haunted by smugglers attract film crews in search of settings for period productions. This vibrant market town has much to offer visitors particularly those seeking architecture, history and literature.

The bustling market town of Horsham, home to a mix of specialist and independent shops, has attractive streets and passageways full of history and character. On the outskirts of the town visit Warnham Nature Reserve, a 92 acre haven for hundreds of wild plants, trees and bird life.

Nestled at the foot of the South Downs, the city of Chichester is surrounded by beautiful countryside, fishing villages, historical and family attractions, and miles of beautiful coastal scenery to explore. Chichester offers an enticing mix of designer boutiques, high street shopping, stylish restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes.

Sussex boasts some of the sunniest resorts in the UK and is the ideal location for a seaside holiday. Find your perfect Sussex holiday cottage today.