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

7 nights from £404

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 £404

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

7 nights from £416

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 £416

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

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

7 nights from £420

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 £420

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

7 nights from £443

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 Sat

7 nights from £443

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £462

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 Sat

7 nights from £462

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

7 nights from £463

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 £463

  • Sleeps 3
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £612

4 Roberts Row

4823

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Rye.


4 Roberts Row is a delightful cottage bursting with character, situated in the small hamlet near the popular town of Rye. This beautiful terraced cottage retains many original f...

  • Sleeps 3
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £612

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494

Gunbanks Forge

4703

2 bedroom self catering apartment near Heathfield.


Gunbanks Forge is a peaceful retreat in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a short drive to the Sussex coast. As you enter through the wooden door of this beauti...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £494

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

7 nights from £511

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 £511

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

7 nights from £511

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 £511

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