Rural retreats in Sussex

Sussex does rural like nowhere else. Pick your perfect rural retreat from our selection of 19 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 19 handpicked countryside cottages in Sussex.

We have 19 rural retreats in Sussex to show you.

  • 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

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £511

Holton Cottage

4803

2 bedroom self-catering cottage in Burwash.


This beautiful semi-detached rural cottage on a quiet country lane is on the edge of Burwash village in the High Weald countryside in East Sussex. It makes a great base for walkers...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £511

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £528

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 £528

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £582

The Old Barn

4734

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Battle.


The Old Barn is a wonderful hideaway, perfect for families looking for a true rural experience in this beautiful and peaceful part of East Sussex. As you open the stable-door to...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £582

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

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £618

The Coach House

4735

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage near Battle.


For a rural experience stay at The Coach House, the perfect getaway for families and friends in this peaceful part of Sussex. As you step inside the stable-door you are welcomed...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £618

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £835

Danny Cottage

4458

3 bedroom thatched, dog-friendly self-catering cottage in Alfriston.


Danny Cottage is a beautiful Grade II Listed, 16th Century timber-framed thatched cottage situated in a rural position on the edge of Alfriston village. Purchased from the National...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £835

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1140

Whitehouse Farm

4670

4 bedroom, dog-friendly self catering cottage near Tunbridge Wells.


Whitehouse Farm is a wonderfully welcoming Victorian farmhouse perfect for families and friends looking to explore the Kent and Sussex countryside. Dog-friendly and in the High ...

  • Sleeps 8 + 2 cots
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £1140

Medleys Yard

  • Sleeps 6 + 3 cots in 2 properties
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £880

Thornden Farm Holiday Cottages

  • Sleeps 12 + 4 cots in 4 properties
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £2070