Rural retreats in Sussex

Sussex does rural like nowhere else. Pick your perfect rural retreat from our selection of 18 countryside cottages in Sussex.Read more

There's nothing like a good hearty stomp across the fields and a healthy dose of country air to recharge the batteries. Leave behind the hustle and bustle for a world of winding country lanes, fields, woodlands, stepping-stone streams and wild, open moors. Walk, fish, cycle – or just sit back, relax and enjoy the silence from one of our 18 handpicked countryside cottages in Sussex.

We have 18 rural retreats in Sussex to show you.

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £329

Moorhen Cottage

4548

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Battle.


Moorhen Cottage is a single-storey barn situated in the heart of an organic dairy farm in the hamlet of Wartling with views of the Pevensey marshes and the South Downs. This lovely...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £329

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £347

Poppets Cottage

4280

1 bedroom, dog-friendly self catering cottage in Buxted, East Sussex


Nestled in a peaceful setting and part of a former convent, Poppets Cottage is as charming as its name implies. Thoughtfully furnished in a country vintage style, this delightf...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £347

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £354

Hill Farm Cottage

4556

1 bedroom self-catering cottage near Battle.


Situated in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within easy reach of the coast, this beautifully crafted Sussex barn is the perfect retreat for couples looking for a ...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £354

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £390

The Tea Hut

4477

1 bedroom, dog-friendly self-catering cottage near Crowborough.


The Tea Hut is situated up a private drive in High Hurstwood. Nestled in the picturesque Sussex countryside it is a great base from which to explore Ashdown Forest and the local to...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £390

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £426

The Byre

4732

1 bedroom self catering cottage near Battle.


Bursting with character and charm, The Byre is waiting to give you that rural experience. Situated in 12 acres of 1066 countryside it is one of Thornden Farm's original outbuilding...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £426

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £444

The Old Stable

4733

1 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Battle.


Enjoy precious time together at The Old Stable, a wonderful cottage for couples looking for a quiet getaway in this peaceful part of Sussex. As you step inside the stable-door y...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £444

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £645

Woodpeckers Cottage

4473

1 bedroom self-catering cottage near East Grinstead.


Woodpeckers is a luxury boutique-style holiday cottage perfect for couples wanting to relax in the Sussex countryside with easy access to country walks and nearby Ashdown Forest. ...

  • Sleeps 2
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £645

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £490

Castlemans Stables West

4422

2 bedroom, dog-friendly self-catering cottage near Battle.


Set within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, in the heart of East Sussex's 1066 countryside, Castlemans Stables West is a sympathetically converted stable block, w...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £490

We are Gold accredited with the Green Tourism Business Scheme.

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £490

Castlemans Stables East

4421

2 bedroom, dog-friendly self-catering cottage near Battle.


In the heart of East Sussex's 1066 countryside and set within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Castlemans Stables East is a sympathetically converted stable block...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £490

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £490

Medleys Barn

4476

2 bedroom, dog-friendly self-catering cottage near Crowborough.


Medleys Barn in High Hurstwood is an ideal base for exploring Ashdown Forest or for visits to Glyndebourne. Once a cart barn on a well-established fruit farm, this charming barn co...

  • Sleeps 4 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £490

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