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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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                                                                                          Sunny relaxing

                                                                                          5 of 5
                                                                                          We stayed for a great week in the small but lovingly furnished Hop Bine Studio. Waters End Farm lies in a wonderful surrounding. Starting point for long walks or just to roam around the beautiful farm. The dog was very happy about his own garden and a lake to swim. Jill and Maurice are fantastic hosts. We felt very well there. Sure we´ll come back. Inge and Peter
                                                                                          • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2016
                                                                                          • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                          Idyllic

                                                                                          5 of 5
                                                                                          This place was beautiful, quite quirky and so private and away from everything. We wanted accommodation where the whole family could be together for a few nights. So there we were – ages 6 months to 94 and it was wonderful. We only travelled half an hour to get there but it didn’t matter – we were lucky with the weather, swam in the lake and barbecued and played games in the garden. The two cottages had everything we needed and apart from one drive out to go and look at the animals and have a cream tea at Badgers Hill Farm, we stayed put and relaxed. The hen and cockerel wandered into the garden to see us every day, and the horses came up to the garden fence to be petted. Being relatively local we had no need to dash around visting places! We had a Tesco delivery on the evening we arrived, and the newsagents and the Barn Shop were within walking distance for any bits we had forgotten. It was a shame that Nigel and Wendy were away on holiday themselves so we didn't get to thank them personally, (we had met them when we popped down to look before we originally booked) but we were well looked after by Tina and Ian. We would really recommend the cottages.
                                                                                          • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2016
                                                                                          • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                          First class

                                                                                          5 of 5
                                                                                          Couldn't fault it from start to finish. Will definitely be back. Only comment - nice wine glasses would be good. Could only find champagne or normal tumblers. Many thanks,
                                                                                          • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2016
                                                                                          • Date of Stay: Jul 2016