Dog Friendly Cottages in Sussex: 12 Luxury Holiday Lets

Handpicked Cottages to Rent

Are you searching around for the best dog friendly cottages in Sussex? The good news is, you shouldn’t have to look too far. This wonderful corner of England offers plenty of pet friendly escapes and holiday ideas, and for that reason, the county is emerging as a great place to really break away with a pet or two. 


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Sedlescombe, Sussex

A pretty Sussex chocolate box cottage with an enclosed garden nestled in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty perfect for a celebration or romantic break. Wake up refreshed in the airy double bedroom with brass bed and enjoy breakfast in the bright kitchen before heading out to explore the local area.

Camber Sands, Sussex

This retreat is ideal for families as it has ample space to sleep 10 people over its five bedrooms. It has a well-equipped kitchen, a dining table that can seat 8-10 people, a playroom with a TV, games console and selection of toys and games. Outside Kinara plays host to a fully enclosed garden, a children’s play area which is pirate-themed, a charcoal BBQ and the hot tub. 

Shipley, Sussex

This quaint, secluded holiday cottage sleeps 6 over its three bedrooms. Ideal for children and pets alike the cottage boasts a large private garden with fencing around and houses a hot tub big enough for all the family. There is a summer room with a wood burner and comfy chairs and also a second living area/snug with an additional wood burner and Smart TV. 

Burwash, Sussex

An ideal family retreat this house is set in a rural location and sleeps 6 people over the 3 bedrooms. One is a master with an ensuite, the other two bedrooms share the main bathroom that features a roll-top bath. All bedrooms have patio doors leading out to the stunning garden which features a solar-heated swimming pool and hot tub.  

Icklesham, Sussex

Situated in a rural location with stunning Sussex views, this grade 2 listed farmhouse sleeps 8 people over its 4 bedrooms. The farmhouse boasts 3 large gardens for relaxing in with sun loungers, a hot tub and a secret walled garden with stone seating. Inside the property is a well-equipped kitchen with an Aga and bread maker. 

Camber, Sussex

The lounge in this property offers comfy seating, a wood burner for cosy winter nights and a smart TV and DVD player. There is also a conservatory that overlooks the beach style garden with a dining table that seats 6. The property sleeps 6 people over its 3 bedrooms. The king-size master bedroom is located on the ground floor and has an en suite with a shower over a jacuzzi bath.  

Hurst Green, Sussex

This luxury house sleeps 10 people over its five bedrooms and has a very special feature in the form of a bar area with an open fireplace, bookcase, comfy sofas, Bluetooth iPod speaker and behind the bar itself a fridge and everything you will need to make your own cocktails. There is also an air of regal with the formal dining room which boasts oil paintings, chandeliers, a working fireplace and a dining table to seat 10. 

Camber, Sussex

Jam Jar Cottage is a resort that sleeps 5 people and has room for one dog. You will have access to your own private garden in pebbles, as well as BBQ facilities. This Sussex dog friendly accommodation has TV, games console and entertainment packages, along with a family bathroom and en suite available. There is a kingsize bedroom as well as a single and a double. 

Northiam, Sussex

Sussex dog friendly cottages dont come much better as this escape sleeps 2 people and has space for one dog. There is 1 bedroom here with a double bed, as well as bathroom with shower and tub facilities. There is parking available off-street, and Wi-FI provided throughout. There’s a DVD player and TV in the lounge, and the kitchen suite arrives with all mod cons you should need. 

Rye, Sussex

The Beach Retreat in Rye offers 2 bedrooms to sleep 4 guests, and you can bring 2 pets along with you, too. There is a kingsize bedroom and a double bedroom here, as well as a sofa bed. There is internet access throughout, and there’s also all your towels and bed linen provided as standard. You can also hire a travel cot and high chair. 

Robertsbridge, Sussex

This Grade II listed cottage is ideal for a group with three bedrooms and one bathroom. It has an open fire in the lounge, a well equipped kitchen and the local shop is within walking distance. Head into the nearby town of Battle for a shopping spree.

Alfriston, Sussex

A detached rural holiday accommodation with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There’s private parking, a woodburner with logs and an enclosed garden with a BBQ. Drusillas Park is a wonderful day out where you can see all the animals with the kids.

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About Holidays In Sussex With Dogs

Sussex is a great county for dog lovers. There are lots of spectacular places to walk together, like the Ashdown Forest, South Downs National Park and Seven Sisters Forest. Trails cross the countryside take in villages, rivers, canals and woodland so there is plenty to see while you’re out and about. If you think you need to give your pets a bit more of an outdoor adventure this year, head off on a delightful Sussex break and show them all the woodland and countryside sights they could ever dream of.

There are centuries of history in Sussex to discover, with the town of Battle, Bodiam Castle (see here) and Fishbourne Roman Palace to visit. And antique shops are in abundance is Lewes and Hastings if you enjoy shopping for heirlooms. Hastings Country Park in itself is well worth a visit – combining fantastic views with incredible history.

Explore the Local Area

Dogs are welcome in many Sussex country pubs, and the city of Chichester has friendly parks and gardens where you can spend time as well. Therefore, you have even less reason to want to leave your pets behind! We’ve found several great cottages for our list which will offer you lots of experiences and attractions within walking distance.

There’s a wide choice of places to stay in Sussex where your four-legged friend can come too, so what are you waiting for? Check out some special offers, find yourself a double bedroom and an enclosed garden, and make this Sussex holiday your own in no time. 

Properties By The Coast & Beach

If you want a holiday by the sea, browse all the dog friendly places to stay in Sussex. Brighton, Hastings, Eastbourne and Camber Sands are some of the UK’s favourite coastal towns, and there is plenty of accommodation close by to choose from. Cottages, lodges and holiday homes of all sizes are available here. West Sussex, East Sussex

Cheap Weekend Breaks

Choose a staycation for a weekend break that won’t cost a pretty penny. In Sussex you can have your pick of budget-beating accommodation so you can have a cheap weekend away with a few friends to recharge your batteries. Rest assured, the fantastic Sussex properties we list here offer brilliant value – you’re not just paying cheap rates for cheap quality experiences – we know what dog lovers are looking for when it comes to the best of Sussex!

You Don't Need to Go for Long

It’s amazing what you can see in a 1-2 night break. With self-catering holiday cottages in Sussex for dogs, you can eat as simply or lavishly as you please – have your meals your way. Treat yourself to a couple of nights in Sussex, with the convenience of an open plan living area and dining room. Many of the properties we list here also have Freeview TV & DVD facilities at the very least, too!

Last Word

Spend a short break or week-long holiday in one of our pet friendly cottages in Sussex – you won’t be disappointed. The countryside is beautiful and there are walking trails of every type to wander along. From the trolling stunning reaches of the South Downs National Park to the brilliant village scenes and local fare, this is one end of the country that you’re not going to forget in a hurry.

Historical sites don’t come more famous the fighting field at Battle, with so many connections to William The Conqueror, Sussex is a history buff’s dream. Sure, your dogs probably won’t care about any of that – but it really all does go towards making up a brilliant getaway location for you and your pets if you’re really keen to get them lots of lovely fresh air.

And then there are the lively seaside towns along the Sussex coast – doggies love a day at the beach, in fact, it’s rare you’ll come across a pup that doesn’t like getting their paws sandy every once in a while! There are tons of sandy stretches and country lanes for pets to explore across Sussex, making it a genuinely special holiday hotspot if you want to escape the hustle and bustle elsewhere.

Select the ideal holiday cottage for you and your pooch from the great selection available in this fascinating part of the UK! This really doesn’t have to be hard – just have a think about what might make that perfect Sussex breakaway special for you and your pet, and take a closer look at some of the brilliant holiday cottages in Sussex we’ve lined up for you here.

Looking for cottages that sleep 2, 4, or 6 guests? Fancy a ground floor bedroom with Wi-Fi? Maybe you’re simply looking for a peaceful, Sussex countryside escape that’s close to all the local attractions and amenities you’ve been hearing about – such as the stunning South Downs. Take a look through our top picks and get started!

If pet friendly holiday cottages in Sussex weren’t for you, why not view some other cottages around that part of the world on our South of England page. 

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