Dog Friendly Cottages Sussex

Home to rolling rills, picture-perfect landscapes, family beaches and a number of historic towns, it's no surprise that Sussex is a popular pick when it comes to dog-friendly holidays. Whether you explore the coastal delights of Eastbourne, the South downs national park, 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.

 

  • Mount House Barn, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Mount House Barn is a tastefully renovated 17th-century barn ideally located in the pretty village of Burwash, surrounding the property with wonderful views. The property boasts a wood burner in the living room to cosy up in front of in the colder months. The garden outside is a show stopper, as it is surrounded by luscious greenery from the surrounding fields; why not sit outside with your morning coffee and take in the fresh air around you, or dine al fresco in the evening with a hearty meal, watching the stars above you.
    The property is surrounded by things to do for all the members of the family. Close by is the All Things Dog Park which allows your four-legged friend to explore and play while still being in the safety of the enclosed field. The park is open for 12 hours a day, all week allowing you to go and play any time of the day.
    A short 15-minute drive away is the High Weald AONB which is filled with things to do. There are endless footpaths to take, each one producing its stunning scenery, or hike up some of the hills and get some breathtaking views below you, creating perfect photo opportunities. If cycling is more your thing, there are several cycle trails you can take, weiving you around the area into the most stunning locations.
    Bodium Castle is also within a 15-minute drive and is filled with a plethora of different things to do. Interactive activities are held frequently for children to join in and get a taste of what it was like to live in Medieval times, joining quests and designing maps making this a memorable adventure for all. Other nearby areas include Eastbourne, Battle and Rye, all of which have adventures of their own.
    £69
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  • Woodmancote Lodge, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    5.00
    Lovely detached studio lodge set in beautiful countryside in Linchmere within the South Downs National Park. Sauna. Private decked area. WiFi. Perfect romantic retreat, ideal base for walking and cycling. Pet-friendly. Midhurst 5 miles.
    £60
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  • Goodwood Coach House, West SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Nestled in the heart of West Sussex, Goodwood Coach House provides an idyllic retreat tailored for couples, offering both comfort and convenience. Just minutes away from the renowned Goodwood Estate, celebrated for its motorsport events, golf courses, and horse racing, this charming accommodation is perfectly situated. The estate is also famed for hosting the prestigious Festival of Speed, adding a touch of glamour to the locale. The first-floor living space of Goodwood Coach House boasts a spacious and open arrangement, combining a cosy sitting area with a Freeview TV and two comfortable single beds. For added flexibility, a folding guest bed is available, accommodating up to three guests.
    The ground floor features a well-appointed shower room and a separate utility room with a washing machine. The kitchen/dining area is generously equipped, ensuring a delightful stay, especially for those moments when you’re not exploring the nearby excellent pubs and restaurants. In addition to the practical amenities, the property offers Wi-Fi and extends a warm welcome to one small dog. Guests also have the privilege of enjoying the surrounding owner’s garden, enhancing the overall experience.
    The allure of West Sussex unfolds with a plethora of activities and attractions. A short distance away lies the historic cathedral city of Chichester, while the inviting beaches of West Wittering and Bognor Regis are within a 20-minute drive. The picturesque sailing village of Bosham, the historic castle in Arundel, and charming antique shops further enrich the local landscape. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the proximity to the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, Pagham Nature Reserve, and the maritime charm of Portsmouth with its Spinnaker Tower and Gunwharf Quays.
    For day trips, the Isle of Wight beckons, along with visits to HMS Victory and the Mary Rose. Whether you’re into harbour tours, golf, sailing, or cycling, the surrounding area provides ample recreation opportunities. With its central location, Goodwood Coach House serves as an ideal base for exploring the diverse attractions and natural wonders of West Sussex.
    £62
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  • Half Moon, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bodle Street Green, England
    5.00
    Enjoying peaceful, rural vistas overlooking fields, Half Moon has its own private entrance through a 5 bar gate, parking and a garden. It adjoins the owners’ home and is situated on the edge of the South Downs, where walks and cycle paths are on the doorstep. Just along the lane is one of the largest post windmills in the country - an ideal windmill location as it’s built on some of the highest ground in the area, overlooking the Pevensey Levels and English Channel. Herstmonceux Castle with grounds and gardens is nearby, and is home to the Observatory Science Centre, providing spectacular hands-on science among the domes and telescopes of a world-famous astronomical observatory. Explore 7 acres of grounds and gardens at Michelham Priory, with the longest water-filled moat in England, 9 miles. Also, visit Pevensey Bay and Castle, where William the Conqueror landed in 1066, Burwash with Batemans, home to Rudyard Kipling and Charleston Farmhouse, home of the Bloomsbury set and decorated by Vanessa Bell, sister to Virginia Woolf, which are all within a short drive. Eastbourne is approximately 10 miles away, with its award-winning beaches and train connections to London. Golf and horse riding locally. Shop ½ mile, pub and restaurant 300 yards.
    £66
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  • The Bow, West SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Bognor Regis, England
    5.00
    Crafted to look like a boat by the owner, who lives in the adjoining house, this unique holiday property is only 60 yards from the beach. Forming the ’bow’ of the boat, its features such as portholes, curved wall in the entrance/dining area and boat railings on the balcony all add to the feeling of being on the sea.
    The pebble and sandy beach, is protected by rock islands and children will enjoy the rock pools and fishing. It is a perfect beach for walking to Bognor Regis, and is dog friendly all year round.
    Middleton-on-Sea has a few pubs, restaurants and village shops. With Bognor and Littlehampton being a short drive away, there are more selections of eateries and shops.
    It is a perfect base for a couple or a small family to enjoy a beach holiday, or visit nearby historic villages, such as Arundel with its castle, Wetlands Birds Trust and its superb choice of eateries. Close by to Chichester and its Festival Theatre, Goodwood, Fontwell, Witterings, Midhurst and the South Downs. The property is a drive, or train ride from Portsmouth, with its array of shops, day trips to the Isle of Wight or Brighton, with its Theatre and famous “The Lanes” shops. It is also close to many National Trust Homes, such as Stansted Park, Goodwood House, East Dean and many more. Can be booked with ref: W44272 to accommodate up to 6 guests. Shop, pub and restaurant 50 yards.
    £69
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  • Cliffe Cottage, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    A delightful two-bedroom terraced house resting in the heart of Lewes, Sussex. Pet-friendly. Enclosed garden. Close to amenities. In a National Park. Brighton 10.2 miles; Eastbourne 16.4 miles; Hastings 28.4 miles.
    £86
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  • Freeland Farmhouse Stables, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    A superbly converted stable cottage set in beautiful countryside on the edge of the South Downs National Park offering idyllic views with easy access to local attractions. Freeland Farmhouse Stables has been lovingly converted from a stable to an attractive two bedroom holiday cottage. Well located with an abundance of paths and bridleways on the doorstep this is an ideal retreat for countryside lovers and walkers. On entering the cottage there is a spacious open plan living area with an open beamed ceiling and a comfortable living and dining space surrounding a wood burner, there are double bi-fold doors opening on to the front terrace which is great for those balmy summer evenings. The kitchen area is superbly equipped with lovely views over the rear of the property towards the countryside and gliding club. There are two spacious ground floor bedrooms and a family bathroom. One of the bedrooms has kingsize bed and the other bedroom has twin beds. To the front of the cottage you will find a lovely patio area overlooking an enclosed cottage garden with seating perfect for enjoying the late afternoon sunshine. You can catch the local gliders flying high above in the Sussex sky whilst relaxing after a day of exploring or directly access the countryside pathways and explore the local area.
    Freeland Farmhouse Cottage is in an idyllic location surrounded by fields with local horses grazing and chickens roaming freely in the gardens. With the local gliding club based in the next field why not take the opportunity of flying over the South Downs Ridge or experiencing a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking scenery of Sussex the South Downs and the coast. For less adrenaline fuelled activities the RSPB Pulborough Brooks is just a mile away from the cottage and is extra special for walkers and countryside lovers. There are many excellent walks across the Brooks and along the banks of the River Arun offering uninterrupted views south towards the South Downs. Part of the Brooks contains one of the RSPB’s major reserves in the south. The nearby village of Storrington lies on the northern edge of the South Downs and is the closest village to the mid-point of the South Downs Way. Storrington is a lively village with most of the facilities of a small town. It has a wide variety of shops and businesses and a selection of pubs and restaurants to enjoy. It also offers access to a host of renowned walks across the Downs with footpaths leading to the top of Kithurst and Chantry Hills. For the less energetic there are roads leading to the top of the Downs both east and west of Storrington with car parks once you reach the top. Also within walking distance of the cottage is Parham House a magnificent Elizabethan country house with beautiful formal gardens and open parkland. The rooms are graced with fresh flowers cut daily from the four acre walled garden. The main rooms are the Great Hall, Great Chamber and the Long Gallery which at the top of the house leaves a tremendous visual impression. During the year Parham hosts a number of popular house and garden weekends. Beach 12 miles. Shop and restaurant 1½ miles, pub 1 mile.
    £89
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  • Owl Cottage, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Jevington, England
    Owl Cottage is a beautifully presented property nestling in the old smuggling village of Jevington and on the fringes of the Cuckmere Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the South Downs National Park. Enjoy going for a bike ride or taking the dog for a walk in the most scenic settings. Explore a multitude of places to visit all within a short drive such as Beachy Head and the soaring cliffs of the Seven Sisters Country Park, Cuckmere Haven’s sandy Beach, Friston Forest Walks, Herstmonceux Castle, Battle Abbey, Drusilla’s Zoo and much more. The much loved seaside town of Eastbourne is 4 miles away with Hastings, Rye and Brighton a little further afield. The cottage is within a short stroll of a lovely tea room for afternoon treats and the local inn for eating out. Shops 2¼ miles and pub 545 yards.
    £81
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  • Tail End Cottage, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    This inviting holiday cottage with a pretty garden at the end of a cobbled twitten is close to the famous Mermaid Inn in the quaint streets of Rye. You enter this charming cottage straight into the living/dining room, with a lovely large window overlooking the pretty front garden. With a patio and lawn, this is a balmy sunny spot for the summer months. A Smart TV complete with Netflix account provided and an Amazon Echo speaker allow you to enjoy your holiday with all the mod cons. In winter with the open fire lit, the cottage is warm and welcoming. The well-equipped kitchen has a small table for two for a quiet morning cup of tea before the rest of the house wakes. On the first floor, the master bedroom to the front of the property offers a double bed overlooking the garden. The famous Mermaid Inn can be glimpsed from the window too. In bedroom two, the Laura Ashley wallpaper and pretty floral bed throw provide a comfy bedtime retreat. From the kitchen you have a door leading to the small courtyard with table and chairs for enjoying balmy summer evenings.

    Step out of your front door and you have a pretty tea room at the end of the row of terraces, handy if you don’t fancy cooking breakfast or for sampling their cake offerings after a day out exploring. You are perfectly situated for the local deli, banks, greengrocers, restaurants, pubs and everything else you would expect from a bustling high street. A gentle stroll and you can visit the Heritage Centre, where you can watch the town model’s ’Sound and Light’ show which goes into detail about the history and the colourful past of Rye and its inhabitants. Just a 10-minute drive away is the Rye Harbour Nature Reserve where you can walk along the sea wall and out on to the marshes to enjoy flora and fauna. You can choose to walk out to Camber Castle, originally located on a shingle spit and where once it protected the towns of Rye and Winchelsea before the sea receded. Although no longer open to visitors it is still a striking landmark worth a visit.

    The award-winning beach of Camber Sands is just a short drive away and has miles of sandy beach and dunes to explore. Visit the rock pools at low tide on the pebbly beach at Pett Level, just a 10-minute drive from Rye. The towns of Hastings and Ashford are around a 30-minute drive away and here you can get mainline trains to London if you wish to explore the capital for a day. The towns of Tenterden and Canterbury are all within easy reach by car and are well worth a visit. If you would like to take a day trip to the continent, the Eurostar can be picked up from Ashford International station and trains to Paris, Lille and Bruges are available. Alternatively, the ferries run from Dover just 45 minutes away or the Channel Tunnel from Folkestone, a 45-minute drive.
    £89
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