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.

 

  • The Plough Shed- 24493, West SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Converted from former farm buildings, these four holiday properties (two of which have been adapted for the disabled with shower chairs available), are in the Southdowns National Park. Properties 17320 and 17321 command fine views over the surrounding countryside. 17320 also has a worktop which has been lowered for wheelchair access to the sink in the kitchen. Situated in the grounds of the family farm (non-working), they are only 100 yards from the village of Compton with village shop and tea room with free wi-fi access. Enjoy peaceful walks along a bridle path leading to the South Downs Way, 2 miles designated as a National Park. The historic cathedral town of Chichester lies 10 miles away, with its cobbled streets adorned with tea rooms and restaurants, and the ornate cathedral. Scenic boat tours can be taken around the harbour. Goodwood and Fontwell races or polo at Cowdray are all within a short drive. Portsmouth, with shopping and leisure facilities, within easy reach. Hawking and falconry days can be arranged, prices on application and must be pre-booked direct with owner. Shop and pub 100 yards.
    £62
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  • The Shepherd's Hut, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
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    The perfect place for those looking to enjoy a relaxing break in a quirky modern shepherd’s hut! The Shepherd’s Hut at Calvesfield Shaw is a cosy retreat with a fully-equipped kitchen, shower room, Smart television, double bed, and a wood burner to keep you warm. With the outdoors at heart, it opens onto a large decking area with dining facilities and seating, with sweeping views across its own 5 acres of surrounding fields. It is set on a working farm totalling 37½ acres, which guests are also free to roam around and explore. There are sheep, geese, ducks, chickens, and a fenced pond 30 yards from the entrance. Being fully insulated and with the cosy wood burner the hut is toasty all year round and can make for a romantic getaway in the winter months. With a hardcore drive allowing you to drive down to the hut to drop off luggage and stepping stones to get to the door, you won’t need to worry about muddy boots until you head off exploring. Whether it’s a crisp winter morning or a sunny summer day Calvesfield Shaw offers the perfect hideaway.
    Herstmonceux is not only home to the hands-on Observatory Science Centre housed amongst the domes and telescopes of the former Royal Greenwich Observatory but there is also the magnificent Herstmonceux Castle with its Elizabethan gardens to wander around. The town also produces Henner’s medal-winning sparkling wine, and because Sussex has a sunny climate and chalky subsoil (the same as that in Champagne in France), the county also produces wonderful sparkling wines. To access your nearest beach, take a short car journey to Pevensey where the Romans landed, and you can tackle the beautiful 31-mile 1066 Country Walk which starts at Pevensey via Herstmonceux, and on to Battle and then the Cinque Port town of Rye. Golf and fishing lakes are close by. For a spot of sightseeing, you can take the train to London from Polegate. Beach 8 miles. Shop, pub, and restaurant 1¼ miles.
    The Shepherd’ Hut at Calvesfield Shaw can be booked together with Moorhen (UK41448) to accommodate up to 4 guests.
    £50
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  • Warre Cottage, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Enjoy this rural country cottage in the heart of Burpham village just two miles from Arundel it is a special retreat. Warre Cottage is the type of property you would imagine retiring to. Live in a beautiful cottage in a wonderful village setting and have the village pub nearby!

    Set in most picturesque and private cottage gardens, this detached cottage is just two miles from Arundel and has an abundance of footpaths to the South Downs on the doorstep. From the gardens and upstairs windows there is the most glorious outlook and the garden beckons guests to relax and enjoy those lazy summer days. The cottage is bright and traditionally furnished and is a comfortable size for up to six guests. It has three upstairs bedrooms the master bedroom has a kingsize bed with an en-suite shower room. The second bedroom has a standard double bed and the third bedroom with a dual outlook, gives a fresh and bright feel and is fitted with twin beds, the family bathroom completes the property. The gardens here just encourage and welcome you outside and offer complete privacy. They are neatly maintained offering many areas to meander around and explore. There is a raised path which guests need to take care when using that really open up the views over the Sussex Downs.

    There are many attractive period properties in the village and it’s a delight to wander through, including the Norman Church of St Mary’s where you can walk through the church grounds and the views quickly open out onto the Arun Valley and the South Downs. This area is ideal for walking and from the lower slopes of the Downs there are wonderful views to the coast and to the east and west. Arundel two miles away is a historic market town dominated by the symbolic castle that can be seen to the south of Burpham. It offers a plethora of craft and antique shops as well as restaurants and tea rooms. It’s a great place to visit and just enjoy the hospitality during any day of the week.

    Arundel Castle is the seat of the Dukes of Norfolk and is set in 40 acres of sweeping grounds and gardens. The castle has been seasonally open to visitors for nearly 200 years and is one of the great treasure houses of England and is home to priceless works of art in stunning rooms. Climbing the 131 steps to the Keep which dates from the 11th Century to take in the views over Arundel and The South Downs is definitely worth the effort. Beyond the castle grounds is Arundel Park which is clearly visible across the valley from the cottage. The River Arun winds its way around the town and is a magnet for wildlife. With more than 60 acres of ponds lakes and reed beds at Arundel Wetland Trust attracts some of the world’s most spectacular ducks geese and swans. The best way to enjoy the river is on a river cruise stopping off at the pub for a bite to eat or just some liquid refreshments.

    Further afield Climping Beach and Littlehampton’s West Beach are only a short drive away. This is a beautiful unspoilt length of beach of Special Scientific Interest and at the eastern end beside the mouth of the River Arun is the West Beach. Goodwood and Fontwell racecourses are nearby along with the cathedral city of Chichester with its excellent Festival Theatre noted for not only the quality of productions but also the fact many world premieres are featured as well. If you fancy a day in the city, Arundel mainline station is on a direct route to London so why not mix the cosmopolitan capital with this great place to stay.
    £116
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  • Forget Me Not French Roulotte, SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Tucked away down a country lane, in between two country pubs and within walking distance of Angmering village with its award-winning vintage style tearoom and an interesting mix of village shops, it truly is a walker’s paradise. Just a stone’s throw from the many paths and trails that lead up onto the South Downs and the surrounding villages. If you prefer to cycle, two complimentary bicycles are available.
    Forget-Me-Not sits within its own plot with dedicated parking and offers stunning views which can be savoured from the rocking chairs on the veranda looking out over fields of sheep and horses. Dressed with beautiful antique drop end sofa, stunning Tiffany lighting, cast iron school radiators, a bespoke table and chairs and a country kitchen with solid wood worktops, a hob, microwave, fridge, Brita filter kettle, Dualit toaster, a butler sink, iron and ironing board and an array of crockery and cutlery. The bright modern bathroom includes a double walk-in Mira rainfall shower with separate spray hand shower, heated towel rail, fluffy towels, toilet and basin. The beautiful French inspired double bedroom boasts a crystal finial white bed with quality bedding which hugs a Silentnight memory foam mattress.
    Why not relax to music from the DAB radio or choose a film from our range of DVDs to watch on our 32" TV & DVD player. There are a host of board games, books, binoculars and free Wi-Fi to complete your experience. Throw open the double stable doors and bring the outside in, or relax in a large bubbling hot tub within your own secluded garden, where the weeping birch tree provides dappled shade on a warm summers day, a rustic picnic table nestles on the lawn and a powder blue bistro set invites you to sit back and enjoy the views over the surrounding fields.
    Explore just a few miles further and you will find the historic town of Arundel, the seaside town of Worthing and the Goodwood Estate, where thrilling events such as the famous Festival of Speed and the Goodwood Revival take place. For guests who would rather leave their cars at home, the owners offer a complimentary collection and drop off service from Goring by Sea train station.
    £184
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  • Hop House, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Hastings, England
    Delightful semi-detached cottage forming part of an oast house in Three Oaks. Peaceful setting. Woodburner. Fabulous area for walking, cycling and exploring. Hastings 4.5 miles.
    £77
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  • Hound Lodge, West Sussex
    Chichester, England

    Previously regarded as the most luxurious dog house in the world, Hound Lodge on the spectacular 12,000-acre Goodwood Estate has opened its doors to human guests! 

    £10000
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  • Pump House, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Hailsham, England
    Fabulous detached cottage in Hellingly near The Cuckoo Trail. Superb countryside views, WiFi and hot tub. Ideal for a romantic getaway. Underfloor heating. Pet-friendly. Herstmonceux 2.2 miles.
    £74
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  • Sea Dreams, West SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Worthing, England
    A stunning, semi-detached house resting on the coast of West Sussex. Contemporary and homely feel. Pet-friendly. Large living spaces and garden. Amenities within walking distance. Littlehampton 7.1 miles; Brighton 13.5 miles.
    £117
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  • Apple Cottage, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Sedlescombe, England
    These two pretty, beamed, semi-detached holiday cottages, (refs 27442 and 27443) with mezzanine floor, have been attractively converted from former cow byres and are set in the owners’ 14-acre small holding which is home to farm animals including sheep and pigs. On-site is a small children’s play area. A 10-minute walk across the fields brings you into Sedlescombe with its village green and traditional country pub. In close proximity to Battle, with its famous battlefield and abbey, built to commemorate the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Relive one of the most famous days in history, and join the 1066 walk from the doorstep. Take a trip on the Kent and East Sussex Steam Railway from Tenterden, also known as ’The Jewel of the Weald’, through the Rother Levels to Bodiam, one of the most evocative moated castles (National Trust), built in 1385. Discover the one time coastal smuggling town of Hastings and medieval Cinque Port town of Rye with its cobbled streets. Picturesque sand dunes and interesting wildlife can be explored at Camber. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.
    Properties 27442 and 27443 can be booked to together to accommodate up to 4 guests.
    £49
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  • Aubyns, East SussexInstant Book Overlay Image
    Brighton, England
    To think of Brighton and Hove conjures images of Regency and Georgian architecture, eclectic design, sticks of rock, walks along the beach and fantastic shopping. A stay at Aubyns is the perfect base from which to dip your toe not only into the water, but into the wonderfully vibrant culture of this unique city.
    With more than a nod towards the sea that laps the beach at the end of the road, Aubyns is a self-catering home that perfectly suits its surroundings. Set on a pretty street in Hove, with lovely design flourishes and an open plan kitchen, dining and sitting room, it is a great space for a gathering with family or friends.
    Along with two spacious bedrooms in the apartment, one sleeping up to 4 and one sleeping two, what sets this accommodation apart is the Beach Hut bedroom in the garden which lends itself to the name of this property. Fitted out cosily to sleep 2 people, and fully insulated to offer warm quarters throughout the year, it offers guests the opportunity to stay in a very unique room.
    Add to this the rare benefit of one parking permit per day on all weekly bookings (by prior arrangement with the owner), a well-equipped kitchen, one en-suite and one family bathroom, and a cupboard filled with games, children’s play equipment and useful beach equipment; this holiday home in Hove has all you need to embrace the lifestyle of this great location.
    £170
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