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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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      Exceptional! 5.0/5
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      • 1 BR
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      Cottage #1873785
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        Excellent! 4.7/5
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        • 2 BR
        • 2 BA
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        Apartment #6504470
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          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
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          House #8156532
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          Viewed 86 times in the last 48 hours
            Excellent! 4.3/5
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            • 3 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            House #6535283
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 1 BR
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              Apartment #1941225
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                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Cottage #6072529
                18
                Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 2 BA
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                  • Sleeps 6
                  Apartment #1170584
                  25
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                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                    • 2 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Caravan #6487975
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                    Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Cottage #8167492
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                      Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
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                        Cottage #8149870
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                          • 2 BR
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                          Apartment #8133905
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                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 6
                            Cottage #6015701
                            17
                            Viewed 52 times in the last 48 hours
                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                              • 4 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 8
                              Cottage #6505954
                              8
                              Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Bungalow #8127914
                                18
                                Viewed 82 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                  (39 reviews)
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                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Barn #426247
                                  39
                                  Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    Barn #8143485
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                                    Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                      • 2 BR
                                      • 1 BA
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                                      Cottage #6480153
                                      7
                                      Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                        • 3 BR
                                        • 2 BA
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                                        • Sleeps 6
                                        Cottage #1609672
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                                        Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 4 BA
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Cottage #8113596
                                          21
                                          Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                            (11 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Cottage #1353030
                                            11
                                            Viewed 100 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                              (30 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #1466979
                                              30
                                              Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                Bungalow #8146246
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                                                Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                  (14 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
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                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                  Cottage #1650131
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                                                  Viewed 74 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                    • 2 BR
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                                                    Cottage #2664
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                                                    Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                      • 2 BR
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                                                      Apartment #1769681
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                        • 1 BR
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                                                        Apartment #1090777
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                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                          Apartment #1010682
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                                                          Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Apartment #1880019
                                                            10
                                                            Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Cottage #1882084
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                                                              Viewed 69 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Cabin #1893924
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                                                                Viewed 115 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  House #1077494
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                                                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Exceptional! 5.0/5
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                    Barn #8162551
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                                                                    Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                      (50 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Cottage #8171434
                                                                      50
                                                                      Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #8159293
                                                                        6
                                                                        Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (16 reviews)
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                          House #1789160
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                                                                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                            (25 reviews)
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 3 BA
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                                                                            • Sleeps 10
                                                                            House #1123444
                                                                            25
                                                                            Viewed 90 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                              (33 reviews)
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                                                                              • 3 BR
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                                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                                              Cottage #875348
                                                                              33
                                                                              Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (36 reviews)
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                                                                                • 9 BR
                                                                                • 5 BA
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                                                                                • Sleeps 16
                                                                                House #418796
                                                                                36
                                                                                Viewed 88 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                  (23 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Multiple rentals Barn #476188
                                                                                  23
                                                                                  Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (11 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                    House #6470136
                                                                                    11
                                                                                    Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (15 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Multiple rentals Cottage #1030522
                                                                                      15
                                                                                      Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                        (13 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
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                                                                                        Barn #6707691
                                                                                        13
                                                                                        Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                          (6 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 1 BR
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                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #6068154
                                                                                          6
                                                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (12 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
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                                                                                            Multiple rentals Barn #476188
                                                                                            12
                                                                                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                              (17 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 7 BR
                                                                                              • 5 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 16
                                                                                              Farmhouse #1323272
                                                                                              17
                                                                                              Viewed 103 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                (24 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 3 BA
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                                                                                                House #425596
                                                                                                24
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                                                                                                  • Sleeps 13
                                                                                                  House #1111058
                                                                                                  3
                                                                                                  Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                    (33 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Cottage #1030522
                                                                                                    33
                                                                                                    Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                                      (7 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Multiple rentals Barn #476188
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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Fantastic little annex, in a lovely quiet part of peaceful Sussex countryside.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Cute little annex equipped with everything you need for a get away, tucked away along a quiet lane but still very close to all local amenities. Great location right next to the South Downs walk ways.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 19-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      A relaxing retreat

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a nice flat in a quiet location. Bembridge is an excellent corner of the island. The flat is very well equipped and organised and spotlessly clean.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 17-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Dec 2016

                                                                                                      Beautiful, quiet and close to everything you need

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      A really beautiful, well presented house with everything you need for a relaxing time. The wood burner is very simple to use making the house very toasty. The house is very close to the front so drop the car off and enjoy whitstable
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017