Pet Friendly Holidays East Sussex

Home to rolling hills, picture-perfect landscapes, family beaches and a number of historic towns, it's no surprise East Sussex is a popular pick when it comes to dog-friendly holidays. Whether you explore the coastal delights of Eastbourne, discover ancient history at Hastings, or indulge in the cultural wonders of Brighton, you and your four-legged friend are bound to have a fabulous time.

 

  • The Old Ship Hotel, Brighton, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image

    With parts dating back as far as 1559, The Old Ship in East Sussex is a superb dog-friendly destination and Brighton’s most historic hotel located just a stone’s throw from the iconic seafront. 

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  • Bristol Gardens, Brighton, East SussexNew In Overlay Image
    Bristol Gardens, a stylishly renovated 4-bedroom home in Kemptown, Brighton, offers a dog-friendly stay just moments from the beach.
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  • 3 Ladymead Mews, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Just a quarter mile leisurely walk to the centre of the picturesque small town of Hurstpierpoint in Mid Sussex, this modern mews cottage is spacious and superbly equipped. It is set in a gated courtyard that is both private and peaceful.

    Ladymead Mews House is the middle of three beautifully appointed mews cottages just north of the South Downs at Devils Dyke and only 8 miles from the coast at Brighton and Hove. The Mid Sussex area straddles the county boundary between West and East Sussex which is a popular holiday destination amongst guests. Picturesque towns and villages are dotted along the country roads with famous gardens including Borde Hill Wakehurst Place and Nymans all within the nearby High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This self-catering cottage is very nicely furnished and finished with a modern twist with a large through living/dining room opening out to a fully enclosed private rear wooded garden. The kitchen to the front is well equipped with everything you need to cook up a storm. Upstairs there are two good sized bedrooms. The huge master bedroom to the front offers a kingsize bed with pelny of natural light aided by the side-by-side windows capturing the morning sun. The second bedroom is a twin room overlooking the rear garden. The family bathroom has a bath with both a rainhead and hand-held shower above and twin sinks. There is also a separate cloakroom downstairs.

    Ladymead Mews House is perfectly situated for a weekend break to the Sussex countryside. It is also ideal accommodation for longer stays and short lets for those needing a base close to the nearby towns of Burgess Hill Haywards Heath and Crawley or for parents of students studying at the beautiful Hurstpierpoint College located just up the road. Hurstpierpoint and beyond Hurstpierpoint is one of a line of towns and villages that sit close to the slopes of the South Downs. The main street runs west to east and is made up of buildings that date from the 18th century giving it that traditional English small market town appeal. The town is on the boundary of the South Downs National Park and is particularly close to Ditchling Beacon and Devil’s Dyke, two of the best known landmarks along the South Downs Way. Between these two landmarks are the famous Jack and Jill Windmills that sit atop the Downs at Clayton. Although Jack is now in private ownership Jill remains an operational mill and is open to the public on selective days through the year. The town is within two miles of the mainline rail service between Brighton and London so the capital is only one hour away.

    Brighton is just eight miles to the south and of course it is lively and bustling with lots of culture, and many say it is quite unique. One of its most famous landmarks is the Royal Pavilion the spectacular seaside palace of the Prince Regent (George IV) and the Regency heritage of this period is much in evidence in the city. 7 miles east is the county town of Lewes in East Sussex and its castle overlooks the town and is open to visitors, as is the Barbican Museum opposite. In such an historic town with the older Cliffe Street across from the River Ouse there is much to see. Visiting on the first Saturday of the month is recommended when a thriving Farmers’ Market takes place with lots of delicious fare on offer. Beach 9¾. Shop, pub and restaurant ½ mile..
    This property can be booked together with 2 Ladymead Cottage (AH573640) to accommodate up to 8 guests.
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  • Seaside Place, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    A lovely five-bedroom, beach front holiday home, complete with exquisite features, breath-taking views, hot tub (£200, payable to the owner) and direct beach access.
    This stunning holiday home is situated right on the beach front of Shoreham by Sea, providing direct access to the shores and beautiful ocean views. It boasts five spacious and elegantly designed bedrooms, one bedroom on the first floor and four on the ground floor. Two of the bedrooms come with secret en-suite bathrooms, adding an element of exclusivity and convenience. Additionally, there is a large family bathroom featuring a walk-in shower and a superb bath. The ground floor also benefits from a second fully fitted kitchen, with bi-folding doors to the outside- perfect for large families or friends wanting a seaside getaway together.
    The first floor of Seaside Place is a true showstopper, featuring an open plan living, dining, and kitchen area. This space offers panoramic views of the coastline, allowing you to enjoy the beauty of Shoreham-by-Sea from the comfort of your own home. The living area is tastefully furnished, providing a cosy and inviting atmosphere for relaxation and entertainment. The dining area is perfect for enjoying meals with loved ones, and the fully equipped kitchen caters to all your culinary needs.
    As you step out onto the balcony, you’ll be greeted by a mesmerizing vista overlooking Shoreham-by-Sea. This outdoor space is perfect for sipping your morning coffee or enjoying a glass of wine while taking in the tranquil surroundings.
    The holiday home also features a hot tub, where you can unwind and soak in the stunning coastal views while enjoying a soothing bath.
    For your convenience, there is a large driveway with plenty of parking spaces, ensuring that you and your guests have ample room for your vehicles.
    With the beach right at your doorstep, you can indulge in a variety of water-based activities such as swimming, sunbathing, beach-combing, and building sandcastles. The calm waters also make it an ideal spot for paddleboarding and kayaking.
    Embark on a scenic walk along the beautiful coastline of Shoreham Beach Nature Reserve and explore the diverse wildlife and habitats of the nature reserve. It’s a great place for birdwatching and enjoying peaceful nature walks.
    Visit Ropetackle Arts Centre, this vibrant cultural hub hosts a range of performances, including live music, theatre productions, comedy shows, and art exhibitions. Check the schedule during your stay for an entertaining evening out.
    Learn about the town’s rich history and maritime heritage with a visit to Shoreham-by-Sea Museum. Discover artifacts, photographs, and stories that showcase the area’s past.
    Take a stroll along this distinctive pedestrian bridge that spans the River Adur. The bridge offers panoramic views of the river, the sea, and the surrounding landscape.
    Shoreham-by-Sea’s location provides easy access to other exciting destinations. Consider visiting the picturesque city of Brighton, renowned for its vibrant atmosphere, iconic pier, and cultural attractions. The South Downs National Park is also nearby, offering breath-taking landscapes for hiking, cycling, and picnicking.
    Its surrounding area have much to offer, from stunning beaches and natural beauty to cultural experiences and historical sites. Your beach front holiday home will serve as the perfect base for enjoying all that this wonderful coastal town has in store.
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  • The Beach Studio, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    The Beach Studio offers an open and spacious layout that combines the kitchen, dining area, and living room seamlessly. When it’s time to rest, you can simply pull down the double bed, which is cleverly hidden within the apartment’s design. The bed offers a comfortable and restful sleep, ensuring you wake up rejuvenated and ready for another day of exploration. The kitchen is well-equipped with modern appliances, making it a breeze to whip up delicious meals during your stay, but for those wanting a break from cooking there is a huge choice close by. The living room area is designed for relaxation, with comfortable seating and elegant décor. The floor-to-ceiling windows flood the space with natural light and provide a stunning view of Brighton Beach.
    There is no shortage of activities and attractions to enjoy in and around Brighton. Try out Sea Lanes, the UK’s first national heated open water swimming centre on the beach. Take a stroll along the iconic pier, enjoy classic fairground rides, indulge in traditional fish and chips, and soak up the lively atmosphere. Marvel at the opulent architecture of the Royal Pavilion, a former royal residence with an exotic Indian-inspired design. Explore the narrow, winding streets of the Lanes, a historic shopping district filled with independent boutiques, antique shops, and charming cafés. With the apartment located opposite Brighton Beach, you have easy access to sunbathing, swimming and leisurely walks along the shoreline. Visit the bustling marina, home to a wide array of restaurants, bars, and shops, or you can also take a boat tour or try your hand at various water sports. Children will love Brighton Sealife Centre, where you can discover the wonders of the ocean at this popular aquarium, home to a wide variety of marine life.
    Just a short drive from Brighton, the South Downs National Park offers picturesque landscapes, scenic hikes and breath-taking views. Take advantage of Brighton’s central location and venture out to explore nearby towns such as Lewes, Arundel and Chichester, each with its own unique charm.
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  • Love Lancing, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Love Lancing is a lovely, two-storey bungalow comprising two bedrooms on the first floor, one of which has an en-suite bathroom. There is also a large family bathroom on this floor. On the ground floor, you’ll find two additional bedrooms and a separate bathroom with a walk-in shower. The ground floor features an open-plan layout, combining the kitchen, living and dining area. This set up allows for socialising and spending quality time with family and friends. The kitchen is well-equipped with modern appliances, making it convenient for preparing meals. Unwind and relax in the hot tub (£200), which is a perfect spot to soak up some warmth and enjoy the company of your loved ones. Pets are a part of the family, and this holiday home welcomes a well-behaved furry friend.
    Lancing Beach, just a 25-minute walk away, offers beautiful coastline for leisurely walks, picnics or sunbathing. It’s an ideal spot for a day of relaxation and enjoying the fresh sea breeze. Lancing is situated near the stunning South Downs National Park, known for its rolling hills, scenic landscapes, and walking trails. Take a hike, go cycling, or enjoy a picnic amidst nature’s beauty. If you’re seeking adventure, head to the Adur Outdoor Activities Centre, where you can participate in water sports such as paddleboarding, kayaking, and sailing.
    Just a short drive away, Worthing offers a charming seaside town experience with a beautiful pier, promenade, and a variety of shops, cafés, and restaurants. Within easy reach, Brighton is a vibrant and lively city known for its iconic pier, bustling shopping streets, renowned cultural events, and a wide array of dining options. Whether you’re looking for relaxation, outdoor activities, or exploring nearby towns, Lancing and its surroundings have something for everyone.
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  • Happy House, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Happy House is located in the upmarket Roedean area of Brighton overlooking the pitch and putt golf course. It lies a short walk from Brighton Beach and close to the South Downs National Park, perfect for beautiful walks and bike rides. Uninterrupted sea views of the English Channel and the Marina can be enjoyed from the raised garden patio, as well as from the comfort of the living room and the bedroom. Happy House is the perfect holiday home for small families or friends looking for a relaxing escape on the southeast coast.
    As you approach the house, there are two private parking spaces at the bottom of the front garden. The path leads up the lawned garden to a raised patio with outdoor seating – perfect for dining al fresco whilst soaking up the beautiful view and sea air. The open plan living, dining, kitchen has everything you could need for a very comfortable stay from a fully fitted kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, oven, hob and fridge freezer to a very comfortable living area with Smart TV. Upstairs there are two bedrooms one with a double bed, sea views and a Smart TV. The other bedroom has a single bed with a pull-out trundle bed. Also on the first floor is a beautiful modern bathroom with rainfall shower over the bath.
    Brighton Marina has something for everyone. Take a stroll along the boardwalk and watch the boats as they come and go, dining out at one of the many family-friendly restaurants, enjoy a game of bowling, catch the latest movie at the cinema, visit the casino and even experience the 160-ft bungee jump. For fishing and boating enthusiasts there are several boat trips.
    Whether on foot or bicycle there is lots to explore in Brighton from the North Laine with over 400 independent shops, cafés and entertainment venues. The Theatre Royal, Brighton Dome, the Jubilee Library and the Royal Pavilion, Brighton beach, the Palace Pier, The Lanes (with a wealth of independent jewellers and antique shops) and the i360 are all within easy reach. Beach 1¼ miles.
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  • Lodge With A View, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    The Lodge With A View has its own private access and private parking for 1 car. Sleeping up to four guests, the lodge has been thoughtfully designed in the owner’s garden. There is one bedroom with a kingsize bed, a modern shower room with walk-in shower and a lovely open plan living space. There is a large comfy double sofa bed in the living area and a well-equipped kitchen. Small garden for barbecue and to let your dog out.
    Steyning is a small, picturesque market town, just a 20-minute walk from the property. You will find independent shops, an assortment of tea rooms that are dog friendly, restaurants, pubs, a well-stocked supermarket, and a local butcher that is all on the high street. Set on the northern edge of the South Downs National Park it offers many miles of bridle paths and footpaths to explore, and the Downs Link cycle path is on your doorstep. Plenty of pretty rural villages and traditional country pubs to discover along its routes plus visit the nearby Steyning Bowl, Chanctonbury Ring, with its stunning views, and the Iron Age hill fort at Cissbury Ring. The cosmopolitan city of Brighton is just a 30-minute drive away, where you can take a tour around the Regency terraces, the Royal Pavilion, the trendy lanes district and book your ticket for the British Airways i360 observation tower and visit the Brighton Sealife Centre. Shoreham-by-Sea is a lovely village and only 10 minutes by car where you can visit the Shoreham Fort and harbour or explore plus numerous cafés and restaurants that are available. Head over the Adur Ferry Bridge to Shoreham Beach; its vegetated shingle is an internationally rare habitat and has been made a local nature reserve.
    Other must-see places within Sussex include Arundel with its famous castle, RSPB Pulborough, The Bluebell Steam Railway, Ashdown Forest or slightly further afield to the west, you’ll find the historic Chichester Cathedral and Goodwood and Fontwell races. Beach 5¼ miles.
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  • Southview Cottages, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Fulking is a charming village located in the heart of the South Downs, known for its beautiful countryside and stunning views. The village boasts a variety of properties, ranging from traditional cottages to modern family homes. Southview Cottage is a two-bedroom cottage in Fulking that provides a lovely, cosy retreat for a family or a couple.
    The cottage in question features a delightful, fully enclosed garden that is perfect for entertaining guests, or simply lounging during the summer months. The garden is well-maintained and boasts a variety of colourful flowers and lush greenery. There is a large garden room at the end of the garden which can be used to entertain from. The views from the front of the cottage are truly breath-taking, and you’ll be able to enjoy the picturesque surroundings in all their glory. On the inside, the cottage boasts a lovely kitchen that is perfect for whipping up delicious meals. It is equipped with everything you need to create delightful culinary creations. The kitchen is warm and welcoming, and you’ll love the charming atmosphere that it exudes. The family bathroom is also conveniently located on the ground floor, and is equipped with a shower over the bath, sink and toilet. The double bedroom is located up the stairs to the front of the cottage, it is a lovely bedroom that provides plenty of light and views from the window. The smaller of the two rooms is also a comfortable space. Both bedrooms are the perfect place to rest after a long day of exploring the local area. The views from the bedroom window are stirring and you’ll be able to enjoy the countryside panoramic view.
    The cottage’s location is ideal for those who love the outdoors. You’ll be able to take leisurely walks around the village and explore the local area. There are plenty of footpaths and hiking trails in the South Downs National Park. In addition, you’ll be within easy reach of several charming towns and villages, including Sussex’s famous yew-hedged streets and pretty hamlets. All in all, this charming cottage in Fulking is the perfect place to escape to and unwind amidst the beautiful scenery of the South Downs. Whether you’re looking to take a relaxing stroll through the countryside or simply enjoy some peace and quiet in the quaint atmosphere of the village, you’ll find everything you need here. With a lovely, enclosed garden and stunning views, this cottage is sure to provide you with a wonderful and unforgettable home away from home experience. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, family vacation or simply a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this delightful cottage in Fulking is the perfect choice. It offers the best of both worlds, with modern amenities and a historic sense of character. It’s an ideal choice for those who want to experience the beauty and tranquil of the South Downs in a comfortable and picturesque setting. So, I would suggest you book this cottage for an excellent experience. Beach 6¾ miles.
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