Just nine miles from Lewes and eighteen miles from Brighton in East Sussex, Wealden is a magnificent base from which to enjoy a relaxing break in the English countryside. Wealden and East Sussex are the perfect spot for anyone who loves rural England, with a pace of life that has been lost from many places, traditional pubs in good supply and excellent farmers markets from which to stock the shelves of your self catering Wealden holiday cottages. All this within easy reach of some of Sussex’ finest attraction too.
Walkers, riders and nature lovers will love any holiday home in Wealden as the famous South Downs are just 12 miles down the road, offering endless miles of open countryside to roam. After a hard day in the great outdoors, there is nothing better than a relaxing drink and feed at a traditional pub, and from a Wealden holiday cottage, there are plenty of fantastic ones to choose from.
Wealden is also perfectly placed for exploring the most impressive old houses and gardens in Sussex, with Michelham Priory, Glyndebourne, the Hastings Battlefield and Bodiam Castle all within a short drive of a Wealden cottage. Children are also fantastically catered for, as the Drusillas Zoo, Groombridge Place Enchanted Forest, Eastbourne go-karting and riding stables are all within easy reach too.
The coast is not far either, and there are numerous opportunities to go sailing, windsurfing or bird watching all along the coast, so you will certainly not want for entertainment during your stay in Wealden accommodation.
With Brighton so close to Wealden holiday cottages, it would be a shame not to explore during your stay. Brighton is a truly unique town in England, and there is simply so much to see and do within the town. Whether you wish to enjoy the beach, the nightlife or the relaxed café atmosphere, you are sure to find something to entertain.
A holiday cottage in Wealden, East Sussex is very easy to reach from anywhere in the UK. London Gatwick airport (LGW) is just 35miles from Wealden accommodation, and there are both ferry and train services within the area. Wealden is located in a rural region, and as a result, in order to really get the most from your Wealden holiday, having the use of a car is strongly recommended during your stay in self catering Wealden accommodation.