Dog-friendly Hotels Sussex
Home to the spectacular South Downs National Park, gorgeous beaches, elegant stately homes, fairy-tale castles, wild gardens, and vast stretches of beautiful countryside, Sussex, is a fabulous place for a dog-friendly escape. When you're not exploring the incredible landscape, you and your pup can discover the county's array of culture-rich seaside towns, including the infamous Hastings, Brighton and Eastbourne.
- Battle, EnglandThe original part of the Toll Cottage dates to the 1800s and some of the original features and beams have been retained. The living room is accessed from the kitchen and has a wood burner and beams. This gorgeous room is a relaxing, peaceful space to end the day with the Smart TV and super comfortable seating. The kitchen has period features, is well-equipped and has a window looking over the garden. Leading upstairs, the staircase is quite steep and takes you to two bedrooms; the main bedroom is beautifully decorated, flooded with lots of natural bright light, with plenty of storage for your belongings. The second bedroom has a single bed and is a bright and inviting space. Either one of these bedrooms will be a superb space for a restful night’s sleep. The family bathroom has fantastic water pressure to wash off the day’s adventures. Outside is the lovely garden with barbecue and sitting area.
Toll Cottage is located in the village of Robertsbridge which is thought to date back to 1176. It is approximately 10 miles north of Hastings and less than 20 miles from the prestigious Royal Tunbridge Wells, where you can experience the culture, beautiful scenery and independent shops. The River Rother runs through the village, and there are many places to visit, including Leeds Castle, 23½ miles, Eastbourne, with its pier, is 20 miles, and Glyndebourne Opera House is less than 25 miles away where you can explore the grounds, have a picnic and take in a show.
The cottage is ideally situated to several National Trust properties including Sissinghurst Castle and Batemans, a 17th century house located in Burwash, East Sussex, and home of Rudyard Kipling. Less than 10 miles away is Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, a perfect spot for walkers, cyclists and if you are feeling adventurous, you can explore the treetops with a tree top challenge at Go Ape Bedgebury. Bodiam Castle is within 5 miles and makes an interesting day out. Toll Cottage is the perfect place to stay for any family or couple looking to take in the countryside, visit amazing places and absorb everything Sussex and Kent has to offer.£63From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Uckfield, EnglandWelcome to Ridge Hill Manor, this holiday retreat nestled in the heart of East Grinstead, surrounded by 100 acres of stunning private land. This magnificent manor house offers an unforgettable escape for those seeking luxury, tranquility, and a taste of countryside living. As you approach Ridge Hill Manor, the grandeur of this property is evident. With its classic English architecture, the manor stands as a testament to timeless elegance. The expansive estate offers a sense of seclusion and serenity, providing a perfect backdrop for your holiday getaway. Step inside and be enchanted by the spacious interior. The living room is the heart of the house, featuring an inviting open fire that sets a cosy ambiance, perfect for evenings spent with friends and family. The ample seating ensures everyone can relax and unwind together. The gourmet kitchen boasts an AGA cooker, a chef’s dream, where you can prepare delicious meals for your loved ones. The dining area is perfect for enjoying these culinary delights together, with views of the rolling countryside through large windows. With six beautifully appointed bedrooms, including three with en-suites and two additional bathrooms. Each bedroom is designed with your comfort in mind, offering a peaceful retreat after a day of exploration. Outside, the estate offers a wealth of activities to enjoy. Challenge your friends to a game of tennis on the private court or explore the vast grounds, taking in the breathtaking natural beauty of the Area of Natural Beauty High Weald and Ashdown Forest. The manor also features ample off-road parking for multiple cars, ensuring convenience for all your guests. Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the property, so you can share your holiday moments and keep up with the world if you wish.
Ridge Hill Manor is perfectly situated to explore the charming town of East Grinstead and the surrounding area. Whether you’re interested in historic sites, nature walks, or simply unwinding in luxurious surroundings, this holiday let offers it all. Escape to Ridge Hill Manor, where the blend of modern amenities and timeless elegance will make your holiday truly unforgettable. Book your stay now and experience the beauty of East Grinstead in the lap of luxury.£343From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Battle, EnglandWelcome to the luxurious holiday let in the charming hamlet of Whydown! Nestled amidst breathtakingly natural beauty, this spacious and elegant property offers the perfect retreat for your vacation.
As you step into the home, you are greeted by a grand foyer adorned with tasteful décor and warm, inviting tones. The expansive living area boasts plush sofas and armchairs, providing ample space for everyone to relax and unwind after a day of exploration. Large windows bathe the room in natural light, creating a bright and airy atmosphere. The open-plan design seamlessly connects the living area to the fully equipped modern kitchen. Here, you’ll find everything you need to prepare delicious meals for your group. From sleek countertops and state-of-the-art appliances to a spacious island and a dining table, this kitchen is a culinary haven. The bedrooms are designed with both comfort and style in mind. Each room exudes its own unique charm, with carefully selected furnishings and luxurious linens. Ensuring everyone in your group has their own cosy space to retreat to.
Convenience is paramount, with multiple bathrooms throughout the property, each equipped with modern fixtures and fittings. Ample storage space, hairdryers, and complimentary toiletries are also provided for your convenience. One of the highlights of this property is the private hot tub, nestled in the beautifully landscaped garden. Imagine soaking in the warm bubbles, surrounded by serene nature, while enjoying the company of your loved ones. The hot tub provides the perfect spot to unwind and rejuvenate, creating lasting memories during your stay.
Located in the picturesque village of Whydown, there is no shortage of activities to keep you entertained during your stay. Explore the quaint streets filled with charming boutiques, where you can discover unique treasures and souvenirs. Indulge in the local cuisine by dining at the town’s restaurants, offering a variety of flavours to satisfy every palate. Nature lovers will delight in the abundance of outdoor activities. Take leisurely walks along the nearby coastline, breathe in the fresh sea air, and soak up the stunning coastal views. If you’re seeking more adventure, explore the surrounding hiking trails that wind through scenic landscapes, offering glimpses of picturesque valleys, rolling hills, and enchanting forests. Or for water enthusiasts, Whydown offers an array of options, whether you fancy swimming, surfing, kayaking, or paddleboarding, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to enjoy water sports along the pristine coastline.
Whether you’re seeking relaxation or adventure, our holiday cottage in Whydown provides the perfect base for your next vacation. Book your stay today and embark on an unforgettable getaway!£249From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Hastings, EnglandBexhill-on-Sea, located on the south coast of England, is a popular destination for holidaymakers seeking a charming seaside retreat. Crossways Mansions is a delightful apartment provides a wonderful setting for your holiday. The highlight of this beautifully designed apartment is the wonderful view of the sea from all rooms. Both bedrooms are tastefully decorated and furnished with comfortable beds and storage units, and the kitchen is fully equipped, allowing you to prepare your own meals if you wish. Outside, the terrace is an ideal spot for enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning or watching the sunset in the evening.
Bexhill-on-Sea serves as an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area. Take a leisurely stroll along the beautiful promenade, which stretches along the coast, and enjoy the fresh sea breeze and take in the stunning views of the English Channel. Visit the iconic De La Warr Pavilion, a contemporary arts venue that hosts a variety of exhibitions, performances, and events. Explore the art galleries and catch a show or concert. Wander through Bexhill’s charming Old Town, with its quaint streets, independent shops, and historic buildings. Spend a relaxing day at Egerton Park, a picturesque park with beautiful gardens, a lake and recreational facilities. Learn about the local history and heritage of Bexhill at the Bexhill Museum, where you can explore fascinating exhibits that showcase the town’s past, including its connection to the birth of British motor racing.
Take a short trip to Cooden Beach, a nearby coastal village known for its scenic beach and charming beach huts. Visit the magnificent Herstmonceux Castle, a 15th-century moated castle surrounded by beautiful gardens and woodlands. Explore the castle’s interior, attend medieval events, or enjoy a picnic on the grounds.
Just a short drive away is the historic town of Hastings, known for its medieval Old Town, Hastings Castle, and the famous Hastings Pier. Enjoy exploring the narrow streets, visiting art galleries and sampling delicious seafood. Discover the site of the historic Battle of Hastings at Battle Abbey, where you can also explore the abbey ruins, walk in the footsteps of William the Conqueror, and learn about the events that shaped English history. Explore the nearby nature reserves such as Rye Harbour Nature Reserve and Pevensey Levels Nature Reserve. These areas offer opportunities for birdwatching, walking trails and enjoying the natural beauty of the Sussex countryside.£82From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Selsey, EnglandSeagull Cottage offers ground floor accommodation, with three bedrooms and sleeping up to six guests. Additionally, there’s a dressing area with plenty of storage space for your belongings. The kitchen is modern and bright, equipped with all the necessary amenities to prepare delicious meals during your stay (if you choose to cook!). It features a breakfast bar and a dining table, perfect for enjoying family meals together. After a day of exploration, you can unwind in the cosy living room, complete with a Smart TV for entertainment. Step outside, and you’ll discover a portable charcoal barbecue and a delightful hot tub with electric awning, inviting you to soak and unwind while enjoying the picturesque surroundings (outside shower for hot-tub users).
From the doorstep explore this beautiful reserve, home to a diverse range of bird species and other wildlife. Take leisurely walks along the nature trails and observe the serene surroundings. Also just a short stroll is Pagham’s beach; an ideal spot for family picnics and strolls along the coastline. At the end of the bumpy track (approx third of a mile) you will find a café plus seaside kiosks, amusement arcade, a supermarket, chemist, newsagent, Indian restaurant/takeaway, fish and chip shop and a Chinese takeaway. Pagham boasts good pubs which provide excellent food choices and local brews.
Embark on a boat trip or sailing excursion from nearby Chichester Harbour, or visit the magnificent Chichester Cathedral, known for its stunning architecture and rich history. Take a guided tour or attend one of the many musical events held here. Discover the remains of a Roman palace at Fishbourne, showcasing intricate mosaics and offering insights into Roman life in Britain.
Just a short drive away, you’ll find West Wittering Beach, renowned for its pristine sandy shores and crystal-clear waters. It’s a popular destination for water sports enthusiasts. If you’re a motorsport fan, don’t miss a visit to Goodwood Estate, where you can experience thrilling races or explore the magnificent estate grounds and gardens. Journey to the nearby town of Arundel and explore majestic Arundel Castle, a medieval fortress with beautiful gardens and stunning views.£94From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Battle, EnglandLavender House is a rustic cottage with a luxury modern interior. Located in the East Sussex village of Ewhurst Green with stunning views from inside and out, private parking and within walking distance to the pub. This is a fantastic period cottage with modern features! The rooms are bright and airy, and feature all the mod-cons you could need with all the charms of an old cottage. There are three large double bedrooms, two of which are kings. There is one large family bathroom with a bath and shower and a separate shower room. There is also a ground-floor cloakroom toilet. Downstairs has a wonderful open plan space with a living room, dining room and kitchen. The fully fitted kitchen has everything you would need for a very comfortable stay including a washer/dryer, dishwasher and Krupps bean-to-cup coffee machine, there is a large fridge, small freezer and wine fridge. Enjoy creating some fantastic holiday feasts for all the family to enjoy! Ewhurst Green is a beautiful sleepy village, and many footpaths can be accessed directly from the house. Enjoy water sports (kayaking and paddle boarding, along with rowing boats) down at Bodiam Boating Station, about a 5-minute drive away. The picturesque and romantic medieval Bodiam Castle was built in 1385 and has an original moat, towers and portcullis, and beautiful landscaping. The tea room overlooking the River Rother is a perfect spot to stop for a refreshment.
Lavender House is approximately 12 miles north of Hastings, with a great seafront and a selection of seafood restaurants. It is 20 miles from the prestigious Royal Tunbridge Wells, where you can experience the culture, beautiful scenery, and independent shops. Ideally situated to several National Trust properties including Sissinghurst Castle and Batemans. Less than 10 miles away is Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, a perfect spot for walkers, and cyclists or to explore the treetops at Go Ape Bedgebury. Tenterden has a great little high street with antique shops, and close by is the Kent and Sussex steam railway going from Bodiam to Tenterden. For wine lovers, the award-winning vineyard Chapel Down is also within a half-hour drive. Pub 150 yards. Beach 12½ miles.£168From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Battle, EnglandThe Cosy Cowshed is wonderfully situated in rural East Sussex on the grounds of a charming Oast house. Boreham Street is a very friendly village with a popular local pub. The property is only a 10-minute drive from Hailsham town which has a variety of supermarkets in addition to other shops and amenities. Battle is also 10 minutes away in the other direction with its range of cafes, restaurants, and shops. The stylish lounge enjoys a wood burner and a Smart TV, with views of the English Channel around 4 miles distant. The bedroom boasts an oak-framed bed with bedside tables and a wardrobe to match. The deep mattress can be turned to provide a warm or a cool night’s sleep. In the spacious kitchen and dining area, guests will find all the appliances they need for the designated chef to rustle up some good food! The property is also proudly eco-friendly. The owners are easy to reach, friendly, and approachable nearby if you need any help or advice.
Situated in the Weald with easy access to Herstmonceux, Battle, Pevensey, Eastbourne, and Hastings. A short drive to the seaside and many castles to visit. Herstmonceux Castle is just a walk away. The excellent local pub is a few yards away and serves food daily. It is popular due to its award-winning nature, so it is recommended to book in advance. A local coffee shop in Herstmonceux is a firm favourite with visitors and locals alike. Lovely countryside walks including the South Downs National Park and the 1066 Country Walk (which passes right by the property). Walkers are wonderfully well catered for, with the property situated on the 1066 Country Walk. Pevensey Castle is a good morning’s walk away, across Pevensey Marshes, while towards the North East, The Ash - a highly recommended pub for great food is under a 2-hour walk, through peaceful, rolling Sussex countryside. The Cowshed is situated adjacent to bus stops for service, generally running hourly through the day (Monday to Saturday) between Hastings and Eastbourne.£66From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Battle, EnglandBattle Retreat is tucked away just 1 minute from the High Street, in the picturesque market town of Battle. This first floor holiday apartment is conveniently placed close to a range of amenities, restaurants, and mainline train station. This property is lovely and has a sociable, spacious open plan living/dining/kitchen area and two double bedrooms, plus one allocated parking space. One well behaved dog welcome, there is use of a shared enclosed garden. A great base for couples, friends or family looking for a stylish home from home to relax in, after a busy day exploring East Sussex.
Battle is rich with history and famously named after the Battle of Hastings, the town has grown around the Abbey, which was built by William the Conqueror, there is plenty to explore here from Abbey ruins, Visitor Centre, cafe and the now peaceful 1066 Battlefields with wildflowers and birdsong. A town of culture with plenty to explore from a Museum of Local History to independent retailers, bars and restaurants.
East Sussex is well known for its sandy beaches and stunning coastline, Normans Bay beach is just over 5 miles away, great for walkers who enjoy a leisurely walk along the coast. Or take a trip to Hastings, a more traditional seaside town with fun for all the family, with 3-mile seafront stretch, arcades and funfair, just over 6 miles away. For those looking to venture a little further, the cosmopolitan coastal city Brighton, is well worth a visit. There is plenty to see and do here, from the Royal Pavilion Palace, to 1,722ft Pier with rides and attractions for the whole family. Shoppers and foodies will love exploring the lanes, with narrow alleyways and hidden squares full of independent shops and eateries, to sit back relax and watch the world go by.
Beach 6½ miles.£51From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Battle, EnglandThe Cow Shed is a single-storey detached holiday barn with a large open plan kitchen, dining and living area with underfloor heating throughout, a wood burner and Smart TV. There is a large bedroom with kingsize bed, Sky TV and an en-suite bathroom. Outside, the property has a large garden, two patio areas and stunning views to enjoy. On those summer evenings it is the perfect spot to fire up the chiminea and sit back and enjoy the peaceful and beautiful surroundings that make this place truly magical.
Located in the charming village of Little Common, East Sussex, known for its picturesque streets lined with quaint cottages where you can explore the shops, cafés, restaurants, takeaways, bakery and butchers. Little Common is also surrounded by several scenic parks and nature reserves. Combe Valley Countryside Park is located just a short drive away and is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including herons, kingfishers, and even the elusive water vole. This is perfect for those who enjoy walking as the coastal Herbrand Walk is around a 40-minute walk straight from The Cow Shed; dog-friendly all year round so bring your fluffy four-legged friend along.
Less than 3 miles is Bexhill Beach with its a traditional seafront. The long straight promenade is perfect for walking, jogging or cycling, You can pick up an ice cream, cream tea or drink at one of the seafront shops or visit the many cafés and bistros lining the seafront.
The award-winning beaches at Eastbourne are a short drive away, with access to the South Downs National Park, or stroll along the pier. Visit Eastbourne’s Sovereign Harbour where you can take a boat trip out to the iconic cliffs at Beachy Head. At the heart of 1066 Country is the attractive market town of Battle, perfect for enjoying afternoon tea or finding a souvenir of your holiday in one of the art galleries. Experience the famous battle itself through dramatic film and audio tours witnessing the event that changed the course of English history – The Battle of Hastings. Take a picnic to Glyndebourne and visit National Trust houses, castles and gardens.£63From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Wick, EnglandMoray Cottage is an excellent base in the far north of Scotland, on the edge of historic Wick. The attractive cottage is over a 100 years old, and has been in the same family for the entire time. Upon entering the property you have a spacious hallway with dining room off to the right, living room and conservatory to the left, kitchen at the back of the house and a bathroom and toilet also downstairs. Upstairs there are two double rooms, one with a king-size, a twin room and another bathroom. The garden is really large and wraps around the entire house. It’s enclosed, so both children and dogs can play at will. There are seating areas outside, as well as a summer house.
It enjoys a rural aspect on the edge of the town, so you get the best of both worlds: close to Wick’s amenities but with a countryside situation. Moray Cottage will suit a family wanting to explore the far north of Scotland. It’s an excellent base from which to explore John O’Groats, Duncansby Head, Orkney and both the north east and north coasts using the NC500. There’s so much to see and do, you’ll be out and about seeing something new every day. And at the end of long days out exploring, Moray Cottage is an excellent place to return to rest and recharge. Beach 8 miles.£71From price per night based on 7 night stay