West Sussex Vacation Rentals

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Best Vacation Home Deals in West Sussex

-36%
e.g. 11/17 - 11/24
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ardingly, Mid Sussex District, West Sussex
from $78 $123
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5.0
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-40%
e.g. 12/1 - 12/8
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Chichester, Chichester District, West Sussex
from $290 $483
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-40%
e.g. 11/17 - 11/24
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Earnley, Chichester District, West Sussex
from $82 $136
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Recommended Vacation Rentals in West Sussex

Rent a vacation accommodation in West Sussex: from $37 per night

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Earnley, Chichester District, West Sussex
from $88
Sykes Cottages
4.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Bosham, Chichester District, West Sussex
from $112
EveryStay
5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Slinfold, Horsham District, West Sussex
from $71
VRBO
4.7
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Heyshott, Chichester District, West Sussex
from $76
Sykes Cottages
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
West Wittering, Chichester District, West Sussex
from $80
EveryStay
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Sidlesham, Chichester District, West Sussex
from $56
Sykes Cottages
4.2
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Shoreham-by-Sea, Adur District, West Sussex
from $154
HomeAway
5.0
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Rustington, Arun District, West Sussex
from $68
VRBO
4.9
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
West Wittering, Chichester District, West Sussex
from $80
EveryStay
5.0
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Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Patching, Arun District, West Sussex
from $75
HomeAway
5.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Goring-by-Sea, Worthing, West Sussex
from $72
HomeAway
5.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Patching, Arun District, West Sussex
from $76
VRBO
4.5
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Apartments With Balconies or Patios

Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Bracklesham Bay, East Wittering, West Sussex
from $137
VRBO
4.8
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Ardingly, Mid Sussex District, West Sussex
from $79
Interhome
4.2
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Balcony/Patio
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Selsey, West Sussex, United Kingdom
from $187
VRBO
4.8
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Vacation Homes With Fishing Spots Nearby

Fishing
House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Henfield, Horsham District, West Sussex
from $110
VRBO
4.9
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Fishing
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
East Preston, Arun District, West Sussex
from $239
VRBO
5.0
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Fishing
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Bracklesham Bay, East Wittering, West Sussex
from $414
VRBO
5.0
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Popular Rental Amenities in West Sussex

  • Kitchen (1,913)
  • Internet (1,741)
  • No smoking (1,691)
  • Parking (1,680)
  • TV (1,677)
  • Washer (1,220)
  • Yard (1,039)
  • Microwave (925)
  • Dishwasher (840)
  • No pets (806)
  • Pet allowed (722)
  • Balcony/Patio (597)
Listed above are the most commonly chosen filters in West Sussex and the number of properties that provide them. West Sussex is the right place to book a rental if you want to tune out with some TV time or you need internet access during your vacation, as the most frequently offered features are "TVs" and "internet." Not as many accommodations in West Sussex are available if you need a crib for your baby or if you want a rental with a jacuzzi as "Jacuzzis" and "cribs" are not very popular features in this destination.

Price and Availability Index in West Sussex

Vacation Rental Price Information in West Sussex

This graph displays average prices of the vacation rentals and holiday apartments located in West Sussex. It is during a week of June (6/29 - 7/6) that you will find the highest prices for the next 12 months. However, in November (11/2 - 11/9), prices decrease to an average of $131 per night.

Rental Availability Information in West Sussex

The graph shows the weekly availability rate in West Sussexfor the next twelve months. The most challenging week to find a rental in the next twelve months is in December (12/22 - 12/29). It will be easy to find a rental that suits you in a week of March (3/23 - 3/30), as 78% of the rentals are still available.

The Weather in West Sussex

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You can see our climate diagram above. July is the warmest month of the year in West Sussex with temperatures reaching a maximum average of 69°. Conversely, January is the coolest month in West Sussex, with temperatures going under 37° The rainiest month is July while the driest month is March.

Accommodations in West Sussex

Many of the accommodations (60.95%) in West Sussex are house rentals. They are the most typical vacation properties there. In addition, these vacation accommodations have a median size of 1,130 ft² and a median price of $281 per night. Moreover, the majority of house rentals in West Sussex can host 5 people, which makes it a perfect destination for medium-sized groups and families. If you would prefer something else, you can search and compare many other offers, such as apartment rentals, which are the other very typical type of property in West Sussex. These accommodations cost $190 per night on average and have an average size of 820 ft².

West Sussex vacation rentals: history, nature and family fun

West Sussex is a county located on the south coast of England. Known for its picturesque villages and extensive natural spaces, visitors to the county will get to experience one of the country’s most pleasant regions. From historic castles to grand stately homes, not to mention the many opportunities to get out into nature and enjoy a day of biking or hiking, those who book West Sussex vacation rentals will find there’s plenty to keep them occupied and ensure they have a great vacation.

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Getting There

Getting to West Sussex

There are no airports in West Sussex, but the county’s proximity to London means West Sussex vacation homes can be easily reached. Any of the London airports will do, but the most convenient option is Gatwick, which is around 50km away. It’s also possible to arrive in West Sussex by train from London to Chichester. As West Sussex is a largely rural county, it’s advisable to have a hire car for your trip as it will make reaching the more remote attractions much more hassle-free.

Weather & Climate

Weather in West Sussex

England may be known as a generally grey and damp country, but that doesn’t apply to West Sussex, the sunniest county in the country. Some 2,000 hours of sunshine fall on the county each year, so, with a bit of luck, you’ll receive warm and sunny weather during your stay in West Sussex vacation rental accommodation. That being said, it's still wise to be prepared for wet weather. Though it falls less than in other parts of England, rain can be severe and sometimes even cause flooding throughout the county.

Attractions

Things to do in West Sussex

Whether it’s a day spent at the seaside, exploring historical sites or ambling around the many pleasant towns that make up the county, there are plenty of great things to do during a stay in West Sussex vacation homes.

Get an introduction to what West Sussex is all about by visiting Chichester, the only city in the county. There you’ll find Chichester Cathedral, which dates back to 1075 and offers a fine example of Norman and Gothic architecture. It also has two standout features: a standalone medieval bell tower and double aisles. The streets are lined with independent stores and cafés, so stroll around and see what you happen to stumble upon. While in the city, be sure to stop by the Pallant Gallery, which houses a small but excellent collection of 20th century British art.

Explore some historic country estates during your stay in West Sussex vacation rentals. Goodwood House is one of the best. The Grade I listed building was constructed around 1600 and also features a golf course and extensive grounds that that can be explored. There is also Nymans, a 19th century English garden that features ruins, gardens, woodland and much more – all in all, a fine afternoon out.

Explore the natural beauty of West Sussex by visiting South Downs National Park. There are many things to do in this large area: go for a hike or cycle, head to the coast for great views out to sea or partake in a spot of birdwatching during your time staying in a West Sussex vacation rental.

Family Activities

West Sussex with children

You’ll have no trouble keeping your children entertained during their time in West Sussex. The vacation rental properties are very accommodating and the region beyond offers a wealth of family-friendly options.

At Harbour Park, young ones can enjoy the thrills of riding on roller coasters and water slides in a historic park which dates back to 1932. There are attractions here for kids of all ages (including adults!), ensuring it will be a day out the whole family will remember fondly.

As West Sussex is a mostly rural county, there are numerous farms where your children can get up close with a range of wildlife. At Woods Mill Reserve Park, you can take your children on a walk in the great outdoors and be among creatures such as deer, fish and birds. At Fishers Farm Park, you can experience what has been called “the best farm attraction in the country”, where visitors can see – and sometimes handle – baby ducks and rabbits. There are shire horses, cows and alpacas on site, as well as other fun attractions such as toboggan runs, tractor rides and play areas.

Sights & things to do in West Sussex

Visit West Sussex: rolling South Downs and layered history

Arundel Castle and Gardens

Flanked by tranquil gardens, Arundel Castle offers stunning views over the South Downs. There is a Norman motte and keep, and a 14th century chapel.

Chichester Cathedral

For more than 900 years, Chichester Cathedral has been an important part of this city. An eclectic mix of architecture exists in harmony here, and visitors can enjoy the beautiful Bishop’s palace gardens nearby.

Tilgate Park

With its own nature center and zip wire adventure zone, Tilgate Park is a place for all the family. Enjoy the lovely walled garden or go night fishing in the lakes.

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

Housed in an old RAF airfield, this museum displays aircraft and other wartime items from the First World War up to the Cold War.

Nymans Gardens and House

Part regency period, part pseudo-medieval and part ruin, this fascinating house is surrounded by fabulous gardens that back onto woodland.

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