Cabins and Castles

Bringing together a handpicked collection of stylish places to stay in Sussex – from cabins to castles and everything in between – this boutique holiday lettings agency is brimming with the best self-catering accommodation in West and East Sussex.

From architectural delights on the Sussex coast, to cosy cabins nestled in the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park, there’s a spot in Sussex for everyone. Explore the county’s gorgeous market towns, award-winning beaches and world-leading art scene, then come home to a luxurious night’s sleep in your own private home-from-home.

The Old Stout House, Rye

The Hyde, Cuckfield

The Bolthole, Pagham Beach

Palm Beach House, Pett Level Beach

You’ll love

  • Handpicked portfolio – Each property that joins the Cabins and Castles collection is personally selected and vetted to ensure they tick all of the right boxes and meet the highest of standards.
  • Personable service –  Zoe Bassett, Founder of Cabins and Castles, manages all of the bookings and is on hand to answer all of your questions. Zoe knows each property inside out and can recommend a property for a specific occasion or your group’s needs.  Whether you’re looking for a home that’s just a two minute stroll from the beach, or a multi-generational property sleeping your children, parents and grandparents, she’s the one to ask.
  • Insider knowledge – With every booking comes a personal recommendation of the very best things to do in the local area from the owner. Every owner goes above and beyond to share their knowledge and their favourite hidden gems, ensuring they have a fantastic break.

The Outbuilding, Appledore.

The Old Stout House, Rye

Your insider guide to Sussex

Cabins and Castles are experts when it comes to knowing the Sussex landscape and the very best things to do, see and most importantly, eat and drink in the area. Whether you’re looking for the best beaches off the beaten track, or looking to immerse yourself in the ever growing art scene in Sussex, guests can enjoy personal recommendations which have been tried and tested by the Cabins and Castles team.

Depending on which property you book, Cabins and Castles will send across specific recommendations based on where the property is located. A few personal favourites include:

West Sussex

Juniper, a cafe and bakery in Arundel for the morning coffee and croissant run, a visit to Wiston Vineyard in Pulborough for a light lunch and wine tasting at their restaurant Chalk, a ramble up to Devils Dyke in the South Downs National Park and then to finish the day, a hearty dinner in the Noah’s Ark in Lurgashall.

East Sussex

Long walks on Pett Level Beach, a wander around Rye and all its fabulous shops, lunch at The Globe and a visit to Tillingham vineyard.

Crab Cottage, Selsey.

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