South Downs Cottage In Willingdon

Willingdon, Eastbourne, East Sussex, Country village

Check-in Time: 15:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

Outside a locked outhouse houses the washing facilities, plus has space for bike storage. You'll also be able to enjoy a shared rear garden and there is furniture in the outhouse you can put out when the weather is kind.

Downstairs Description

The front door of this picturesque country cottage opens into a small lobby where you can kick off your muddy boots after a day walking in the glorious South Downs.

Walk through into a cosy lounge where you can relax on a two-seater sofa or one of two armchairs in front of a smart TV and flame effect gas stove fire. Or have a read of one of the books on offer.

This floor also has the dining kitchen, with table to seat four, oven and hob, microwave, toaster, kettle and coffee machine, plus cooking utensils

First Floor Description

Upstairs are two double bedrooms. The master has a double bed, bedside tables with lamps, a large chest of drawers, dressing table and a built in wardrobe.

The second bedroom is smaller - still with a double bed, but only furnished with bedside tables and lamps, so you may need to share the storage.

This floor also has the shower room, complete with toilet and sink

Other Notes

There are steps up to the front door, plus a flight of interior stairs, so this wouldn't suit someone with serious mobility is

Dogs Welcome: Dogs are considered (supplement applies, please discuss pet)
Child Friendly: Travel cot can be provided (availability permitting, please pre-book)
Romantic Hideaway: Rural and idyllic, with a cosy interior - ideal for a romantic getaway
Tourist Attractions:
  • South Downs: From rolling hills to bustling market towns, the South Downs National Park’s landscapes cover 1,600km2 of breathtaking views and hidden gems. A rich tapestry of wildlife, landscapes, tranquillity and visitor attractions, weave together a story of people and place in harmony. Visit website
  • Birling Gap: Step out and enjoy big skies and coastal landscapes throughout the year. Spectacular views of the Seven Sisters make for a wonderful family wander, and if you feel like a longer stroll, join the South Downs Way over the Seven Sisters hills to really stretch your legs. Visit website
  • Friston Forest: Friston Forest offers a number of waymarked routes for visitors to explore the beech woods. Its undulating terrain makes it popular with walkers and mountain bikers. Visit website
  • Visit Eastbourne: The UK’s official sunniest place, Eastbourne is a grand Victorian beauty. The resort’s must-sees include award winning beaches, national beauty spot Beachy Head, and summer night concerts on the seafront bandstand. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Red Lion - Willingdon: All the food served at the Red Lion is freshly prepared and we carefully source local ingredients wherever possible. The menu has been carefully put together to ensure that there is something on offer for all our guests. Visit website
  • The Wheatsheet - Willingdon: We are a friendly village pub serving excellent homemade food, we are not a restaurant. If you are looking for good real ales or a glass of wine, mabe a bit of live music in a relalexed, convivial and often very lively atmosphere Visit website
  • Thai Village - Willingdon: We have carefully selected the best recipes from Thailand and hope you enjoy your meal with us. Our restaurant is fully licensed and air conditioned, and we also offer a take-away service with a dedicated collection area. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Willingdon Village Stores: Visit website
  • Sainsbury's : In Eastbourne and you could always pre order your grocery delivery ready for your arrival Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Golf - Willingdon Golf Club: The course rests in a bowl at the foot of the South Downs, so not only is it protected from the harshest of weathers but also tends to be open all year round due to its amazing drainage. Visit website
  • Tennis - Devonshire Park Tennis: All the greats have played and won here Visit website
  • Buzz Active Centre In Eastbourne: Our Eastbourne centre is a wonderful location for watersports. Set right on the beach, we enjoy immediate access to the open sea and the prevailing south winds. Visit website