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Make holiday rental accommodation or a holiday cottage in South East England your home away from home

Officially, the South East of England consists of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, East and West Sussex, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey and the Isle of Wight, although there are many different popular definitions of South East England. What ever your definition, the region is a magnificent place to go on holiday, take a holiday cottage and relax. It is both rich in historical cities, open seas and wonderful countryside, open for numerous activities.

Places to holiday in South East England

Kent, the ‘garden of England’, is England’s oldest county, shaped by many centuries of violent history. This turbulent past which has shaped the county is celebrated today, from the preservation of prominent historical monuments and castles to the home of Winston Churchill. Wakeboarding is Kent’s new love, and there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy this exciting new sport from a South East England cottage in Kent.

East Sussex is a rural haven for walking, trout fishing and cycling. The spectacular coastline which contains the famous Seven Sisters, Beachy Head and Rye Harbour Nature Reserve has long been a magnet for walkers, mountain bikers and horse riders. The pebble beaches baked by the iconic British beach huts are ideal places to sit, swim and picnic.

Things to do in South East England

Being a mainly rural destination, mountain biking, horse riding and trout fishing are all extremely popular activities in the South East of England, perfectly catered for by taking a holiday rental property. Sailing on the Medway between Chichester and Dover is an unforgettable possibility, especially if you can sail past the iconic white cliffs of Dover from your South East England holiday cottage.

South East England has a huge number of unique attractions for all ages and interests. The Planet Earth Museum, Sussex Past and Royal Pavilion in East Sussex, Butterfly Centre, Chislehurst Caves, Dover Castle and Chatham Historic Dockyards in Kent, Birdworld, Thorpe Park and Chessington World of Adventures in Surrey and the Tangmere Military Aviation Museum in West Sussex create magnificent options for family holiday entertainment wherever you decide to take a holiday cottage in South East England.

If you don't know what to do have a look to our Holiday Idea page

Travel to South East England

Kent International Airport (MSE) and Shoreham Airport (ESH) are the two airports in the middle of the region, and LondonHeathrow (LHR) is on the boundary of South East England, so there should be no trouble reaching a holiday cottage in South East England. However, often rail or car is the easiest way to discover the region.


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    Apartment #6518047
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                Cottage #6505954
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                  Apartment #1170584
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                    Bungalow #1607211
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                      Apartment #1903605
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                        Cottage #6015701
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                          Cottage #8132682
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                            Cottage #6072529
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                              Cottage #1873785
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                Cottage #8166556
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                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                  Cottage #8167492
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                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                    Barn #8143485
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                                      Apartment #1880019
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                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        Bungalow #8146246
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                                            House #6472819
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                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                              Chalet #8165490
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                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                Cottage #1609672
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                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                  Apartment #1941225
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                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                              Apartment #8133905
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                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                  Cottage #2664
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                                                                      Cottage #8161502
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                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                        Apartment #1678445
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                                                                          Bungalow #6534711
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                                                                            House #6809244
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                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                              Bungalow #8127914
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                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                Cottage #8171434
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                                                                                  Cottage #1353030
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                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                    Cottage #1882084
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                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                      Cabin #1893924
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                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                        Multiple rentals Cottage #1013411
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                                                                                            Cottage #8165203
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                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                              House #1123444
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                                                                                              Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                                Multiple rentals Barn #476188
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                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                                  Barn #6707691
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                                                                                                  Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                    House #418796
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                                                                                                    Viewed 55 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                                      Multiple rentals Cottage #1030522
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Great view, comfortable et relaxing surrouding!

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a wonderful week! Made a lot of nice walks, even on the property!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 25-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful place in a lovely setting

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a fantastic time at The Shed. It's a wonderful place to get away from things and relax. Lots to do even during storm Doris!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017

                                                                                                      Great character

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A lovely characterful cottage in a great location. Excellent quality furnishings. A spacious mezzanine bedroom with a king sized bed. Plenty of space to park. Regular buses from Wheatley into Oxford. The village has lots of amenities, pubs, butcher, baker, cafes, supermarket, so you can get whatever you need. A great base for our short break of 3 nights.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Feb 2017