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Beyond Your Cabin

Sussex and the local area are packed with activities and things to do and see – from exploring the wonderful beaches, to hiking up the Seven Sisters, or having supper out at local pubs – there is something for all ages.

Browse through our hand-picked lists with choices for everyone.

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Beaches beyond the cabin

Herbrand Walk

This is the beach straight ahead of you from your cabin, walkable in 30/40 mins. Dog friendly all year round and with the Cooden Beach Hotel next to it, it’s a great place for a pit stop.

Bexhill Beach

This is located on the promenade in Bexhill, lovely place to walk along and children can take bikes, lots of café’s and ice cream places plus great fish and chips. Dog friendly Sept-April.


Fun for Families

Drusillas Park

Drusillas Park offers a great family day out. With 100’s of zoo animals to see and endless playing areas, plus a mini water park for when the weather gets hot, it is regarded as one of the best small zoo parks in the country.

Knockhatch Adventure Park

Family play park with a petting farm & owl sanctuary, plus waterslides, rowing lake & soft play.

Camber Sands

Camber Sands is a little unusual for a Sussex beach and the reason is in the name. Yes, sands! Camber Sands is covered in fine, golden sand. Not only that but Camber is home to the only sand dunes in East Sussex, with fish and chips being served on the beach it is the perfect family day out. Well worth the 40 minute drive!

Hastings Pier

Discover Hastings in East Sussex. Relax on the sand, enjoy a swim, or explore the pier, you’ll also find lots of cafes and restaurants nearby! Flamingo Park located on the seafront also offers plenty of fun for the kids with endless rides and ice cream! A jam packed family day out.

Wine Lovers

Rathfinney Wine Estate

A family-owned Wine Estate, producing some of the world’s finest vintage sparkling wines. Located on a wonderful south-facing slope in England’s South Downs with amazing views.

Henners Vineyard

Classically made English still and sparkling wines grown in our coastal vineyards and produced by our small, dedicated team of winemakers in Herstmonceux, East Sussex.

Tillingham Wine Estate

Tillingham Winery offers natural wine, seasonal food, and stylish rooms near Rye in East Sussex.

Ridgeview Wine Estate

One of the first wineries in England to focus solely on sparkling wines, based in rural Sussex on the edge of the beautiful South Downs.

National Trust Properties

Bodiam Castle

Archetypal 14th century moated castle with ruined interior, a glimpse of medieval splendour.


Bateman’s is a 17th-century house located in Burwash, East Sussex, England. It was the home of Rudyard Kipling from 1902 until his death in 1936. The house was built in 1634. Kipling’s widow Caroline bequeathed the house to the National Trust on her death in 1939.

Hever Castle

Experience 700 years of history and award-winning gardens at the romantic double-moated 13th century Hever Castle once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn.

Best Local Pubs & Restaurants

The Cooden Beach Hotel, Cooden

Only a 5 minute drive or 30/40 minute walk. Situated right on the beach front, perfect for a morning coffee or early evening drink on the terrace, lunch or dinner.

The Red Lion Pub, Hooe

Lovely village pub with a sunny south facing garden, great pub food and only 5 min drive away.

Trattoria, Bexhill

Lovely Italian restaurant, perfect for families and great food.

Bentley’s Steakhouse, Bexhill

The only smokehouse around us, delicious food and great cocktails.

Rathfinney Wine Estate

Rathfinney offers a Michelin recommended Tasting Room with fabulous view across the vineyard and South Downs or for something more relaxed try their Flint Barns. 2 wonderful places to eat on site. Great for a special occasion.

Bella Vista, Hastings

Lovely Italian restaurant, a bit more formal and worth booking, delicious food and cocktails.

Half Man Half Burger, Hastings

Fantastic Burgers!


Cooden Beach Golf Club

Is in an ideal location with fantastic views out to sea. Suitable for all levels of golf. This is an 18 hole golf course with a friendly and relaxed Clubhouse perfect for a well-deserved drink afterwards. Recognised golfing attire is required for all players.



Be-Rad Watersports

Visit our shop in Pevensey Bay, located less than a minute from the beach. We stock a large range of water sports equipment, paddleboards, and clothing to buy or rent.

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