Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in East Sussex, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $102 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in East Sussex. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

A county escape in East Sussex

An abundance of green fields, hedgerows, rustic farms and half-timbered buildings in towns that ooze medieval history from every pore, make East Sussex easy to love. Its beaches – from blustery Camber to cliff-backed Seaford – are just a couple of hours' train ride from the big city, making it a weekend playground for London-dwellers during the summer. Then come the enchanting towns – Rye, with its Tudor frontispieces and cozy pubs, buzzing Brighton, and its vintage shops and student bars. And for adventurers? East Sussex vacation rentals also pepper the boundaries of the handsome High Weald and the South Downs National Park.

Things to do

Battling through East Sussex's sights

East Sussex has some of the most enthralling historical sites in southern England. Hastings is the place to go to follow in the footsteps of William the Conqueror – the one-time king who did battle here back in 1066. Be sure to visit ruined Hastings Castle while you're there. The nearby town of Battle has the spot of that great Anglo-Norman showdown marked by a beautiful – also semi-ruined – Benedictine abbey. For even more culture, head for Brighton and Hove. The Mughal-esque Royal Pavilion might draw the eye, but the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is where the rich art collections await.

Activities

Going countryside in East Sussex

If you're the sort who dreams of snuggling up in a cozy cottage surrounded by an English rose garden, East Sussex vacation rentals could just be the perfect pick. These stays, away from London's hustle and surrounded by the rolling South Downs and green High Weald, promise a taste of quaint, countryside England. Morning walks over wooded dales and farmers' markets in medieval towns are all part of the East Sussex package. So, too, are horse-riding excursions and scenic drives.

Weather

England's summer days in East Sussex

It's hardly a surprise that East Sussex, with its beaches and leafy backcountry, is most popular with travelers during the English summer. That season lasts from late May to August in this southern corner of the country. It's not always dry, but there's much less chance of rain at this time of year, and the temperatures tend to linger in the high 60s and low 70s. Spring, in April and May, is also usually warm and sunny, while fall, in September and October, promises fewer crowds on the beaches and in the nature parks.

Natural features

Quaint country and soaring cliffs in East Sussex

A national park and a vast area of outstanding natural beauty combine to make East Sussex a truly handsome cut-out of south-east England. Start in the South Downs National Park, which is famed for the glimmering chalk cliffs of the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head. There, the headland soars more than 500 feet above the lighthouse that stands watch in the English Channel. Further north is the High Weald AONB, a patchwork of primeval woodland and green valleys, where farms and rivers weave around the very edges of London.

How many vacation rentals are available around East Sussex, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,188 vacation rentals around East Sussex. From 642 cottage rentals to 678 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in East Sussex?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in East Sussex. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Eastbourne: 344 vacation rentals
  • Hastings: 810 vacation rentals
  • Camber: 637 vacation rentals
  • Rye: 716 vacation rentals
  • Saint Leonards-on-sea: 641 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in East Sussex! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in East Sussex?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in East Sussex:

  • Eastbourne: 344 rentals
  • Hastings: 810 rentals
  • Rye: 716 rentals
  • Saint Leonards-on-sea: 641 rentals
  • Battle: 965 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to East Sussex?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in East Sussex are:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): 667 vacation rentals
  • Rochester (RCS): 548 vacation rentals
  • Lydd Airport (LYX): 1,063 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in East Sussex?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in East Sussex. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ashdown Forest: 1,004 rentals
  • Southover Grange Gardens: 1,202 rentals
  • Bexhill Cooden Beach Station: 1,185 rentals
  • Royal Tunbridge Wells Frant Station: 801 rentals
  • Beachy Head: 1,154 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Sussex listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around East Sussex

Eastbourne
344 vacation rentals
Hastings
810 vacation rentals
Rye
716 vacation rentals
Saint Leonards-on-sea
641 vacation rentals
Battle
965 vacation rentals
Lewes
1,078 vacation rentals
Heathfield
705 vacation rentals
Bexhill-on-Sea
622 vacation rentals
Hailsham
666 vacation rentals
Polegate
423 vacation rentals
Pevensey
460 vacation rentals
Robertsbridge
870 vacation rentals
Wadhurst
463 vacation rentals
Mayfield and Five Ashes
350 vacation rentals
Seaford
561 vacation rentals
Hartfield
208 vacation rentals
Uckfield
195 vacation rentals
Crowborough
296 vacation rentals
Winchelsea
764 vacation rentals
Etchingham
427 vacation rentals