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Price and Availability Index in Sussex
Holiday Letting Price Information in Sussex
The graph shows the average letting prices for the next twelve months in Sussex. The most expensive dates to travel to Sussex are in July (13/07 - 20/07). On average, the most interesting prices are in a week of November (02/11 - 09/11) as the average price is only £96 per night.
Holiday Home Availability Information in Sussex
The graph shows the weekly availability rate in Sussex for the next twelve months. The week with the highest booking rate is in December (22/12 - 29/12). Only 46 of the rentals are still available. Conversely, 78% of the lettings are still available during a week in September (28/09 - 05/10).
The weather in Sussex
Above are the weather conditions for Sussex. This year, July will have higher average temperatures. However, temperatures can go lower than 3° in Sussex in January. The rainiest month is July while the driest month is March.
Discover England's wonderful coast with a Sussex holiday home
Sussex, which lies directly south of London, is home to the vibrant city of Brighton, historical Hastings and quaint Eastbourne. Many flock to the stunning chalky cliffs and clean beaches of the south coast in the summer, and the promenade boasts a wealth of facilities, many of which are child-friendly. The region is known for the natural beauty of the South Downs and the many restaurants, bars and cultural attractions of Brighton. A holiday letting in Sussex makes the perfect base for discovering the gems of this rich county filled with natural beauty and cosmopolitan hangouts.
Getting to Sussex: Gatwick is the gate to Sussex
The county of Sussex is located close to Gatwick Airport. Upon arrival at Gatwick, you can easily reach your Sussex holiday letting by train. For those staying a little further away from the towns and cities, car letting is available.
The region is well served by several motorways including the A22, A24, and the A26. Your holiday home in Sussex can be reached by the national rail network, with trains from multiple London stations, including Victoria and London Bridge, serving Brighton, Lewes and Hastings, among others.
There is also a boat service in operation between Newhaven and Dieppe. The crossing takes four hours.
Sights in Sussex: what to see when visiting Sussex
There is much to see when you hire a Sussex holiday letting , both in terms of natural wonders, cultural activities and museums. Sussex's largest city, Brighton, boasts many of the regions top attractions. The Asian inspired Brighton Pavilion, which was built by King George IV and was used as a hospital during the Second World War, is a must-see. Other attractions in the city include the Brighton Wheel, the Sea Life Centre and shopping in the picturesque Laines.
Hastings is another fantastic Sussex town which has much to offer. Famous for the battle which took place in 1066, the ruins of the castle which was built after the conquest are a popular attraction. The Jerwood Gallery, which hosts rotating contemporary exhibits, and Hastings Pier are all delightful highlights of the historic town.
However, it’s in the great outdoors where Sussex really comes into its own. The South Downs National Park makes for a wonderful day trip. You can reach the Downs by bus, or by hiring a car. The chalky cliffs of Seven Sisters Country Park are popular with hikers. There are several routes which can be traversed in a few hours.
Sussex with children: what to do with the kids in Sussex
The many outdoor attractions in Sussex are perfect for those with children. In the summer, the beach makes for a fantastic family day out. There are shops, cafés, playgrounds and showers on the beach in Brighton. Hastings and Eastbourne also offer some child-friendly facilities.
Fort Fun is an indoor and outdoor adventure park in Eastbourne which is perfect for rainy days. Waterlea Adventure Park in Crawly is another excellent choice for those wanting to entertain the little ones.
Other wonderful family-friendly activities to indulge in with a holiday letting in Sussex, include a boat trip from Brighton Marina, Brighton Pier (home to many arcades, rides and stalls) and the Volks Railway; a miniature railway that runs along Brighton seafront.
Nightlife and going out in Sussex: Sussex when the sun goes down
If you enjoy a night out on the town, then it's recommended to book a holiday home in Brighton. On the weekends (and even during the week), many flock from surrounding towns to make the most of the bars, pubs, restaurants and clubs.
Brighton nightlife is casual and relaxed. Restaurants are prolific in Brighton and some of the best are Terre A Terre, the Salt Rooms and Food for Friends. If you like Indian food then head to the Chilli Pickle and LA Choza for Mexican street food.
When it comes to drinking venues, you'll be spoilt for choice in Brighton. Those seeking the traditional English vibe should head to the Bath Arms, the Basketmakers Arms and the Foundry. North Laine serves pub favourites such as fish and chips and burgers and has a large selection of craft beers and ales.
However, those with a holiday letting elsewhere in Sussex, need not worry, all towns in the vicinity including Hastings, Eastbourne and Shoreham have traditional pubs, bars and restaurants.
Bask in the charm of Sussex
Royal Pavilion in Brighton
This former royal residence, which was used as a military hospital during the war, is now an icon of Sussex. The Asian-inspired museum is now home to a range of artefacts and is situated in the Pavillion Garden - a spot frequented by locals in summer.
This chalk headland, situated in East Sussex, is a hiker's paradise. Located just a short bus ride from the surrounding towns and cities - it makes for the perfect day trip.
Seven Sisters Country Park
This majestic, shore-side park has just about everything you want from an afternoon outdoors: the beach, grasslands, and extensive opportunities for walking and cycling.
This zoo and adventure park, ideally suited for those under 10, is the perfect for a day out with the whole family.
This heritage railway bordering the counties of East and West Sussex offers an excellent, alternative way to see the picturesque countryside.
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