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Make a holiday rental home or self cottage in Hastings, East Sussex your home away from home

Located on the beautiful and varied coastline of East Sussex, and famous as the point where the modern history of Britain started in 1066, Hastings holiday cottages offer an enchanting mix of history, beaches and open countryside.

Places to holiday in Hastings, East Sussex

Traversing into East Sussex enriches anyone who ventures to this community of ancient ruins amidst a thriving seaside community. Outdoor activities give the opportunity to take a walk on any section of the path between Hastings and Rye, to cycle, bird watch, or simply relax in one of Hastings' self catering cottages.

Visitors can walk through history or simply stroll along cliff top heights, exploring charming areas of ancient woodlands and unique animal and plant life in Hastings Country Park. Pelham Beach is an equally relaxing atmosphere, especially for families with the beaches efforts to maintain children’s safety. Other less traditional beachside locations include an area which allows visitors to watch as fisherman do daily work on the shore, getting ready to leave a community known as having the largest active fleet of fishing boats in England. This is as much entertaining as it is educational.

An upcoming cultural scene has given this community many venues from which to choose including the Stables Theatre and Art Center, hosting musical and theatrical performances. Electric Palace Cinema shows a variety of films in the heart of Old Town which is also the home of the Hasting Old Town Hall Museum which gives good background information on the community. A bit of the bizarre is found in the communities huts which had the original purpose of drying fishing nets. Various sizes and shapes and a lack of uniformity is seen amongst these tiny unique structures. Visitors seeking nothing more than a pint and the charming environment of a quiet local hangout can find several pubs along the seafront dating back to the early 1700’s.

Things to do in Hastings, East Sussex

Hastings allows its guests to enter medieval times and the seaside landscape of Hastings Castle. Complete with ruins of a chapel arch, scattered walls, and a dungeon open to the public, this castle demonstrates a turbulent history with original construction in the 1060’s, renovation in the 1200’s, and attack during WWII. Scattered remains exist however much of this castles remains have landed in the ocean. Structurally superior to Hastings Castle, Bodiam Castle in Rother Valley served its original purpose of halting French attack in the late 1380’s. This impressive fortresses construction is superior to all others in England with its moat and opulent living quarters.

Entertainment abounds in this seaside community with the community’s aquarium, Underwater World, and its vast array of sharks and species of marine life, the Fishmarket with its museum, and Hastings Sea Life Center, and spectacular exhibits of dinosaurs and a nice collection of paintings and china within the Hastings Museum and art gallery.

Weather in Hastings, East Sussex

Located in the very south of the UK, the weather in Hastings is remarkably mild. Summers are usually wonderfully warm here, making the beach life a real joy to live. During the winter, conditions, although admittedly wet, remain mild enough to still enjoy the countryside or the quaint charm of the many Hastings attractions.

Flights to Hastings, east Sussex

Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London is the largest local entry point for anyone wishing to visit a self catering Hastings cottage, and there are excellent road and rail networks throughout the area.

    Excellent! 4.5/5
    (19 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 5
    Apartment #1484987
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    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
      Excellent! 4.7/5
      (35 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Multiple rentals Cottage #1013411
      35
      Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (28 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 2 BA
        • Sleeps 5
        Multiple rentals Cottage #1013411
        28
        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.7/5
          (11 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 5
          Apartment #1010682
          11
          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
            • 2 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Cottage #1677405
            3
            Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 5
              Apartment #826424
              28
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (16 reviews)
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                • 2 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cottage #8148887
                16
                Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 2 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 3
                  Apartment #6511606
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (6 reviews)
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Cottage #1677395
                    6
                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                      (16 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 3 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Separate Toilet
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Apartment #824930
                      16
                      Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                        (10 reviews)
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                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Cottage #8143408
                        10
                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                          (7 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          House #1403579
                          7
                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5/5
                            (6 reviews)
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                            • 4 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Separate Toilets
                            • Sleeps 8
                            House #1688499
                            6
                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 3 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              Cottage #6511022
                              3
                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 3 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Separate Toilet
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Cottage #8169047
                                2
                                Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Cottage #6928493
                                  1
                                  Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Apartment #6809360
                                    2
                                    Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Apartment #1008007
                                      1
                                      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
                                        (5 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #6770139
                                        5
                                        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • 3 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Caravan #6864024
                                          2
                                          Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                            (6 reviews)
                                            avg/night
                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 6
                                            Apartment #1667689
                                            6
                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Cottage #1872810
                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                Barn #8149444
                                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                  (5 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  Cottage #6728767
                                                  5
                                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 4 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 12
                                                    Cottage #1020752
                                                    Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                      (7 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Cottage #6734494
                                                      7
                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #81082
                                                        1
                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Cottage #6772135
                                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Apartment #6907921
                                                            2
                                                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Apartment #6868470
                                                              1
                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                Cottage #1411715
                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Cottage #6962195
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                    Apartment #1968958
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (10 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      House #1058031
                                                                      10
                                                                      Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Cottage #1867408
                                                                          avg/night
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                          Cottage #1867781
                                                                          Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • Separate Toilets
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Cottage #6716518
                                                                            1
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Cottage #6919660
                                                                              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Cottage #6920782
                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  House #8096500
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    House #1873945
                                                                                    1
                                                                                    Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #872718vb
                                                                                      1
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        House #8258538
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Cottage #8262496
                                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            Cottage #1966490
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Apartment #8195756
                                                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Cottage #4541582
                                                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Cottage #1980160
                                                                                                  1
                                                                                                  Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #6886947
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      House #6896436
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      fantastic stay with the best garden ever

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We stayed at Sue's flat for 3 nights and it was really nice experience. Sue was super nice and lives right upstairs. We did not need to bother her at all during our stay because everything was well thought and prepared. The location is great, in a safe and decent neighborhood. It is said to be 20 minutes walk to beach, but we always drive and reach there in minutes. The beds are comfy. But the absolute highlight is the garden, where we enjoyed all breakfast and some dinner there on the big wood table outside. Highly recommended and we would love to be back.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Excellent facilities

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Everything we wanted in the cottage with some nice thoughtful touches like milk,tea,coffee and biscuits on our arrival
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017