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9 Log Cabins around the South Downs

As Britain's newest National Park, situated in Hampshire and Sussex includes some fine ancient woodlands, dramatic heathland and the white chalk cliffs at Beachy Head. Great for walking, with the South Downs Way, horse riding and cycling, and exploring lively towns and villages.

45H Medmerry Park Holiday Park 4

Earnley, West Sussex, South of England

45H Medmerry Park Holiday Park From £241 Availability

45H Medmerry Park Holiday Village is a single-storey detached chalet on Medmerry Park Holiday Village near Earnley, seven miles from Chichester. The chalet has a family bedroom with a double bed and a triple bunk, along with a bathroom and an open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Outside is a courtyard patio, parking in the holiday village car park, and communal grounds including a children's playground, crazy golf and an open air swimming pool. 45H Medmerry Park Holiday Village is a short walk from the beach, and with the amenities of both Earnley and Chichester within easy reach, not to mention the glorious Sussex countryside on the doorstep, it makes a perfect family base.

Goodwood Oak Lodge 3

Boxgrove, West Sussex, South of England

Goodwood Oak Lodge From £430 Availability

Goodwood Lodge sleeps 2-3 in cosy surroundings. The kitchen is fully fitted with modern appliances, all crockery and utensils and a washer/dryer. In the lounge/dining area guests can relax on the Italian leather sofa and watch the TV or a DVD or enjoy traditional entertainment with a book or games. The bedroom has a King size bed with en-suite facilities.The lodge also offers Internet access and car parking. Free Internet and WIFI available. Well behaved children and pets are welcome.

  • Kitchen - This holiday Lodge is fully equipped for self-catering to include combination-microwave, toaster, dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge, iron & ironing board.  White crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. Oak units & all work tops are granite.
  • Lounge/dining area - Italian leather corner sofa, flat screen TV/DVD with Free View. Oak dining table & chairs.  
  • Books, magazines and DVDs & games available for use.(Please request on booking what you like). Bedroom – king size bed  with  pull-out single bed & bedding, armchair,hair dryer, radio alarm,full length mirror & wardrobe. 
  • En-suite shower room - Auto fan, mist-free illuminating mirror and walk-in shower. Tiled floor & walls.
  • Electric towel rail.
  • Garden & York stone patio area , bistro table & chairs -west facing.
  • Car parking and driveway to door with fitted sensor outside lighting.  Keypad entry.
  • Thermostatically controlled under floor heating with ceramic tile flooring and rugs 

The prestigious Goodwood Hotel, with its Leisure & Health and Pay & Play Golf Clubs, is a few minutes stroll from the property down a one-way country lane. (The restaurants are open to non-members or non- hotel guests & I can offer guest entrance for use of the swimming pool, tennis courts, gym & spa facilities).  Goodwood Farm Shop is 5mins drive away and open 7 days a week selling a range of home produced organic products.

Woodmancote Lodge 3

Linchmere, West Sussex, South of England

Woodmancote Lodge From £378 Availability

Woodmancote Lodge is a detached lodge near Linchmere, accessed by a grass paddock, with its own sauna. The studio accommodation comprises of a double bed, with an additional double bed above it, a kitchenette, dining table and sofa. There is also a sauna and shower room and outside, a deck with furniture and off road parking for two cars. Woodmancote Lodge is a great base for couples to enjoy the countryside and explore the many interesting towns of this beautiful region.

Barn in Sussex 2

Chichester, West Sussex, South of England

Barn in Sussex From £487 Availability

Tucked away in a peaceful spot adjacent to the owners home, yet with privacy assured, this former barn offers stylish accommodation and easy access to the many attractions West Sussex has to offer. If lazy days spent at the beach are your style, the beautiful shores at East and West Wittering are accessible from here or take the short trip into Bognor Regis. Head to the nearby village of Oving, where you will find a traditional inn complete with its own Brewery or explore the many other pretty towns and villages nearby including Chichester and Bosham. Ideally situated for visit to the Goodwood Estate, the property offers excellent road links as well as wonderful walks through the South Downs. On entering the detached property you are met by a beautiful open plan lounge/kitchen/diner, with doors leading into the garden and a wood burner for those cosy evenings in. This stunning space has a high vaulted ceiling and contemporary styling, complete with hand crafted wooden details. This is the perfect spot to relax after a day spent exploring the delights of West Sussex, curl up and watch your favourite film on the Smart TV. The seating in the lounge is a king size sofa bed which is suitable for 2 additional guests, on request at the point of booking. The stylish kitchen area is well equipped with an electric oven and gas hob, fridge with ice compartment, coffee machine, dishwasher, washing machine and microwave, and a bar stools for a chat over morning coffee. A spacious dining area is adjacent for enjoying leisurely meals. A stylish double bedroom and bathroom, with shower over bath and WC complete the accommodation. Heading outside from the lounge area you will find a patio with garden furniture and BBQ. This fully enclosed space is a private spot for settling down with a good book or wander past the grapevines There is use of the owners on site swimming pool between 1st July and 31st August with daily opening times of 10am 12noon and 2pm 4pm

Beach Mews 6

Bognor Regis, West Sussex, South of England

Beach Mews From £1021 Availability

Beach Mews is a delightful, family friendly cottage positioned just yards away from the beachfront at Aldwick, Bognor Regis. The cottage dates back to 1840 and boasts a homely feel throughout with plenty of charm and character and all the modern amenities families would need for a more than comfortable stay!

The cottage can comfortably accommodate up to six guests across three well-appointed bedrooms. On the ground floor is the main entertaining space which comprises of a spacious living room with dining area and a modern fitted kitchen with all the tools a budding chef could possibly need. On the first floor are the three bedrooms, a double room, a twin with two single beds as well as a bunk bed perfect for the kids! These bedrooms share the use of a modern family bathroom which is located on the same level.

Outside to the front of the cottage is a small patio area, the perfect space for a quiet drink on a warm Summer evening. Those staying at Beach Mews have access to a seafront lawn garden, private to residents of the road, this makes a great space to sunbathe while enjoying the beautiful coastal views! A path, again private to residents of the road, leads directly to the beach and to the promenade, from here restaurants and shops are just a short walk away.

Beach Mews holds an excellent location on the very seafront of the popular town of Bognor Regis. There are two excellent sand and shingle beaches here, The East Beach which won a 2013 Seaside Award and The Aldwick Beach, both equally popular with families. A fun promenade train runs the length of the beach - fantastic for little legs! The Marine Park Gardens are just to the West of Bognor Regis, during the Summer months the flower beds are a must-see, full of colour and design. Also in the gardens is an 18 hole putting green, great fun for the whole family. For keen golfers, Bognor Regis Golf Club is less than 10 minutes away, alternatively, keep fit by walking or cycling the near-by South Downs Way.

Snow Goose 9

Bosham, West Sussex, South of England

Snow Goose From £1998 Availability

Snow Goose holds a fantastic waterfront position, just a short distance outside the popular village of Bosham. The home makes an idyllic retreat, perfect for those who are looking to escape the hustle and bustle and spend time enjoying the peaceful surroundings. While those fortunate enough to stay here will enjoy total tranquillity, the cathedral city of Chichester, where a variety of family and historical attractions can be found, is just fifteen minutes away.

Snow Goose has been lovingly designed with high attention to detail and boasts beautiful interiors and elegant furnishings throughout. The home can comfortably accommodate up to nine guests across its five well-appointed bedrooms.  On the ground floor is the main entertaining space, the adults will enjoy snuggling up next to the fire in the living room while the children will enjoy fun movie nights in the cinema room. The kitchen is fully-equipped and possesses all the tools a budding chef could possibly need while the dining room makes the perfect place for the whole gang to gather and discuss the days highlights!

Upstairs on the first floor are the five bedrooms. The master bedroom comes complete with super king-size bed, a private balcony where guests can enjoy the countryside views and a luxury en-suite bathroom which boasts a roll-top bath and a walk-in shower. The remaining four bedrooms, a king-size double, two twin rooms and a single room, share the use of two family shower rooms.

Outside, the terrace makes the perfect spot to enjoy a yummy barbecue al fresco while enjoying the river views. The children will enjoy spotting the wide variety of birds and playing fun games on the lawn.

Snow Goose is situated just 5-minutes outside of the village of Bosham by car, or just a 40-minute walk through the fields. The small, yet picturesque, village of Bosham is steeped in history, thought to be the birth and burial place of the last Saxon king-Harold, King of England. Today, visitors to Bosham will find boutique shopping, quaint tearooms and a variety of pubs, sitting within the Chichester Harbour AONB and the edge of the South Downs National Park it makes a wonderful choice for those wanting to explore the great outdoors. Bosham Walk Art & Craft Centre is a must-visit, with a variety of unusual gifts for sale and a yummy cafe! There is plenty for the whole family to see, do and explore in the surrounding area, including a visit to Fishbourne Roman Palace, the largest Roman home in Britain, just a 5-minute drive away in the neighbouring village of Fishbourne. For those in search of a wider variety of attractions and amenities, the cathedral city of Chichester is under a 15-minute drive away and makes a wonderful day out for the whole family. Goodwood is less than 20-minutes away and is a must-visit for any motor sport fans or keen golfers with its two fantastic 18-hole courses. Further afield, Portsmouth with its excellent shopping at Gunwharf Quays is less than 30-minutes from the house, while the city of Winchester, with its world-class attractions and architecture, excellent shopping and fabulous dining, is under an hour away. Finally, for the beach bums, West Wittering beach is just a 20-minute car journey away.

Kirdford Farmhouse 14

Kirdford, West Sussex, South of England

Kirdford Farmhouse From £3480 Availability

Kirdford Farmhouse holds a fantastic location nestled within beautiful West Sussex countryside, just a short distance outside of the village of Kirdford, while the small town of Petworth is just ten minutes away. While the home makes an excellent base for those wanting to explore the wonderful countryside surroundings, the coast is easily reachable in just forty-minutes making it a fabulous option for the beach bums too!

The Grade II listed Elizabethan farmhouse can comfortably accommodate up to ten guests across its five well-appointed double bedrooms, an additional four guests can be accommodated using two double sofa beds in two of the bedrooms. The current owners have very sympathetically updated Kirdford Farmhouse to create a characterful home-from-home with homely yet elegant interiors throughout. On the ground floor is the main entertaining space which comprises of a cosy drawing room, open-plan living and dining room and a fully-equipped kitchen boasting all the tools you could possibly need to whip up a delicious meal. Three of the bedrooms, two doubles and a twin are situated in the main house, set out in the form of suites with their own living areas and bathrooms. In the annexe, are a further two bedrooms, a queen-size double room and a twin room, both complete with en-suite facilities.

Outside, the children will enjoy playing games on the large lawns. The all-weather tennis court is the perfect place for a spot of friendly competition. For the little ones, the garden boasts a wooden club house, swings and a slide which will provide hours of fun!

Kirdford Farmhouse holds a fantastic position within West Sussex, less than 5-minutes outside of the village of Kirdford, home to The Half Moon, a fantastic country gastropub. The small town of Petworth is less than 10-minutes from the farmhouse, here visitors will find a wider selection of helpful amenities, including shops, pubs and restaurants.

There is plenty for the whole family to see, do and explore in the surrounding area, with a variety of stately homes and gardens to visit, National Trust properties, Petworth House and Park and Nymans are both within a 30-minute drive of Kirdford, while the magnificent Arundel Castle is just 25-minutes away. For those look for long walks and fresh air, Kirdford Farmhouse, which is nestled in the Sussex Weald on the edge of the South Downs National Park, makes the perfect destination. Lavington Common, Slindon Estate, Cissbury Ring and Devil’s Dyke all offer wonderful landscapes to enjoy and are within a 45-minute drive of home. The cathedral city of Chichester is under 40-minutes away and makes a wonderful day out with its excellent family and historical attractions. Goodwood Racecourse, renowned for being the most beautiful racecourse in the world, is less than 30-minutes away. For the little ones, Fishers Farm Park is less than 10-minutes away and makes a wonderful day out that the whole family will enjoy, while the whole family will enjoy a ride on the South Downs Light Railway, just 15-minutes away. The beautiful Sussex coastline can be reached in less than 40-minutes, the beaches of West Wittering and Bognor Regis are ideal for families, while hugely popular Brighton with its trendy eateries and famous shopping in the “Lanes”, is less than an hour away.

Recommended Attractions:
*Please see the "kids" tab for child-focused suggestions. The Half Moon, Kirdford
Excellent country gastropub just 5-minutes from Kirdford Farmhouse.
https://halfmoonkirdford.co.uk/ Arundel Castle
Magnificent castle, open between April and November.
http://www.arundelcastle.org/
Petworth House & Park
Petworth House features the finest art collection in the care of the National Trust.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/petworth-house-and-park Nymans
Romantic house with extensive and beautifully-maintained gardens.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans Goodwood House
Beautiful house, home to the Dukes of Richmond for centuries. Open most Sundays & Mondays between March and October for tours, make sure you book in advance.
https://www.goodwood.com/ Goodwood Racecourse
The most beautiful racecourse in the world.
https://www.goodwood.com/horseracing/ South Downs National Park
England's newest National Park.
https://www.southdowns.gov.uk/ Cissbury Ring
The most historic hill on the South Downs.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cissbury-ring Devil's Dyke
A famous beauty spot on the South Downs.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/devils-dyke West Wittering Beach
Unspoilt, family-friendly beach.
http://westwitteringestate.co.uk/

Elizabethan Manor 14

Pulborough, West Sussex, South of England

Elizabethan Manor From £8007 Availability

The stunning Grade II listed Elizabethan Manor is exquisitely nestled in the ancient Village of Pulborough, West Sussex. Sophisticated and unique, this recently refurbished manor beautifully blends medieval features with a chic and confident design. Guests can expect a wonderful fusion of old and new; period features are dotted around the home with modern finishes. It feels more like a boutique hotel than a historic home. The house has an aura of seclusion and intimacy, with its welcoming interior, walled gardens, grass tennis court and heated private swimming pool. For those in search of an exciting day out Goodwood, Arundel Castle, the market town of Petworth or the South Down National Park are all within easy reach. The Manor was built in 1252, has the “oldest dovecote in Europe” and the largest tudor inglenook in the country. The interior is glorious; the ground floor is adorned with dark oak, working fireplace, exquisite paintings, antiques and the pièce de résistance –the medieval windows in the kitchen. The stylish fitted kitchen has been thoughtfully designed with antique and modern cabinetry, grey marble top surfaces and Aga– perfect for whipping up a feast. The spacious dining room and drawing room share a remarkable stone fireplace, opulent chandelier, and views into the walled garden and BBQ terrace. There is a further living room and snug located on the ground floor proving ample space and privacy for all.

The first floor consists of two double bedrooms with en-suites and two further double bedrooms which share a stunning family bathroom with copper roll-top bath. The master bedroom located is in a separate wing of the property, with a king-size bed, spiral staircase and en-suite bathroom boasting a cooper roll-top bath in the eaves of the house. The second floor boast two further bedrooms which are ideal for teenager with a shared family bathroom. 

Outside guests have 1.4 acres of grounds to relax in. You can soak up the sun from the terrace, take a refreshing dip in the heated pool or enjoy a game of tennis on the grass court. The immediate countryside is lovely, providing a rich mix of activities, marvellous walks, riding and golf.

Many visitors are attracted by the graceful atmosphere and momentous associations of the area. There are many nearby attractions including historic houses to visit such as Petworth House, Parham House and Arundel Castles. Goodwood and Cowdray Estate are within easy reach for special events. While the beautiful Sussex coastline can be reached in less than 40-minutes, the beaches of West Wittering and Bognor Regis are ideal for families, while hugely popular Brighton with its trendy eateries and famous shopping in the “Lanes”, is less than an hour away.

The Elizabethan Manor is both an idealistic weekend retreat for those wishing to escape from the hustle and bustle of London, and a perfect base for an active mini break.

Elizabethan Manor possesses a unique charm and homeliness. Located on the outskirts of the National Park, its catchment area is superb, with accessible transport links and stunning surroundings. There are plenty of local family-run public houses, with beer gardens and beautiful views of the South Downs. It is also located near idyllic Petworth, home to The Hungry Guest cafe and farm shop and houses many quaint antique shops. Arundel is also within close proximity and boasts a beautiful castle, oozing with charm and having plenty of restaurants: Italian, Chinese and British. Also located in West Sussex is Goodwood, renowned for both its car and horse races and makes for a great day out. They host events such as the Goodwood Revival, Festival of Speed and have a restaurant called Farmer Butcher Chef, which serves superb food as well as a gorgeous sculpture park with an eclectic mix of stunning exhibits. In terms of walks, you are close to both the South Downs and West Wittering beach, both of which are immensely picturesque. Recommended Attractions:
*Please see the "kids" tab for child-focused suggestions. Arundel Castle
Magnificent castle, open between April and November.
http://www.arundelcastle.org/
Petworth House & Park
Petworth House features the finest art collection in the care of the National Trust.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/petworth-house-and-park Nymans
Romantic house with extensive and beautifully-maintained gardens.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/nymans Goodwood House
Beautiful house, home to the Dukes of Richmond for centuries. Open most Sundays & Mondays between March and October for tours, make sure you book in advance.
https://www.goodwood.com/ Goodwood Racecourse
The most beautiful racecourse in the world.
https://www.goodwood.com/horseracing/ South Downs National Park
England's newest National Park.
https://www.southdowns.gov.uk/ Cissbury Ring
The most historic hill on the South Downs.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cissbury-ring Devil's Dyke
A famous beauty spot on the South Downs.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/devils-dyke West Wittering Beach
Unspoilt, family-friendly beach.
http://westwitteringestate.co.uk/

Almond Barn 12

Chichester, West Sussex, South of England

Almond Barn From £9783 Availability

Almond Barn holds a wonderful location within beautiful West Sussex, in easy reaching distance of a huge variety of popular destinations, including Bosham, Chichester and West Wittering. Set in the quiet village of Nutbourne, guests will enjoy a relaxing stay, while helpful amenities, including shops and restaurants, are just minutes away.

The contemporary Scandi-style barn is totally unique and offers those fortunate enough to enjoy a stay here a one-of-a-kind holiday home, ideal for those in search of a truly luxurious break! The newly-built home can comfortably accommodate up to twelve guests across its five beautifully-appointed bedrooms. On the ground floor is the main living accommodation, which offers plenty of space, ideal for socialising. The space comprises of an impressive, open-plan living and dining area as well as a luxury kitchen complete with a sub-zero fridge freezer, a boiling water tap and Gaggenau appliances, it truly is a chef’s dream! In the evenings, retreat to the snug area and enjoy a laidback movie nights after action-packed days on the beach. Also on this level is the first of the bedrooms, a king-size double room, which can be set up as a twin on request, and boasts en-suite facilities. Upstairs, are the remaining four bedrooms, a super-king master with its very own en-suite shower room as well as two doubles and a twin room which share the use of a stylish family bathroom.

The real wow factor can be found outside at the luxury outdoor entertaining area which boasts a fabulous Hydro Pool, gas fire pit and barbecue, there is no better spot for al fresco dining during the Summer months! The children will enjoy playing games on the lawn while the play area complete with trampoline and swings will keep them entertained for hours. For any nature enthusiasts, herons like to fish in the stream adjacent to the garden while a beautiful barn owl often visits the back field.

Almond Barn holds an excellent location, situated between the villages of Nutbourne and Southbourne, where a handful of helpful amenities including restaurants and a Tesco Express can be found. Nearby, the coastal village of Bosham, with its quaint tearooms and boutique shopping, is less than a 10-minute drive away.

For those in search of a wider variety of attractions and amenities, the cathedral city of Chichester is under a 15-minute drive away and makes a wonderful day out for the whole family. Goodwood is less than 20-minutes away and is a must-visit for any motor sport fans or keen golfers with its two fantastic 18-hole courses. Further afield, Portsmouth with its excellent shopping at Gunwharf Quays is less than 20-minutes from the house, while the city of Winchester, with its world-class attractions and architecture, excellent shopping and fabulous dining, is under 50-minutes away. Finally, for the beach bums, West Wittering beach is just a 20-minute car journey away.