If you are looking for a destination that is filled with activities and attractions then a Sussex holiday is the ideal choice for you. By renting a Sussex holiday rental house you have the perfect base from which to indulge in some culture, history and energetic activities. A holiday in this county will leave you exhausted but filled with happy memories of your time spent there.
A Sussex holiday offers no shortage of activities and attractions to indulge in. For those who love sports and outdoor pursuits you will find activities such as walking, sailing, swimming, fishing, cycling, surfing, hiking, horse riding, golf, tennis, paragliding and archery are widely available. With beautiful beaches, lush parks and an abundance of countryside accessible, enthusiastic painters, artists and photographers will find a myriad of subjects to be creative with.
There are so many places of interest in Sussex that it is unlikely that you will get through even half of them during your stay! One place that is worth visiting whilst on your Sussex holiday is the town of Hastings. Famous as being the area in which the Battle of Hastings was fought at the start of the Norman Conquest, there is plenty of history and culture to be learned in the town. Hastings Castle is a popular attraction which tells the story of the battle in the year 1066 and visitors can see the ruins of this magnificent structure including the “Whispering Dungeons”.
Also worth leaving your Sussex holiday rental house for is a day trip to the cathedral city of Chichester. As well as the magnificent cathedral which has stood for over 900 years, visitors can enjoy attractions such as the quirky mechanical Music Doll Collection. Housed in an old Victorian church in the city.
Visitors embarking on a Sussex holiday will be glad to hear that this region of England has the highest average daytime temperatures to be experienced in the whole of the British Isles. This means that there are warm summers, cool winters and minimal rainfall throughout the year. The warmest time of year to have a Sussex holiday rental house are the months of July and August when the mean temperature during the daytime regularly reaches 19°C. During the cooler months of December and January the temperature falls to around 8°C during the day. The average amount of rainfall for the year is 2 inches.
For those embarking on a Sussex holiday they can arrive at London Gatwick Airport (LGW) which is less than half an hour's drive from the county. Air operators offering cheap, regular flights to Gatwick include British Airways, easyJet, Flybe and Air Southwest. Travellers can leave from various UK airports such as Edinburgh (EDI), Glasgow (GLA), Newcastle(NCL), Leeds (LBA) and Belfast (BFS).