8 Best Places To Stay With Babies & Toddlers In Sussex
Discover the best places to stay with babies and toddlers in Sussex including baby and toddler friendly cottages, lively holiday parks and even a toddler friendly train carriage! If you click on a link in this piece, we may earn affiliate revenue.
#1. Pevensey Bay Holiday Park
Pevensey Bay Holiday Park is a friendly holiday park which has the beach on its doorstep. There’s also an indoor swimming pool, gym, family friendly entertainment and adventure playground too. The park is also close to Eastbourne, the South Downs and Hastings.
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#2. Chichester Lakeside Holiday Park
This holiday park is great for families looking for a baby and toddler friendly place to stay in Sussex. It’s set in 10 fishing lakes and 150 acres of gorgeous Sussex countryside and just a few miles from the beach and the seaside resort of Bognor Regis. Toddlers will love splashing around in the heated outdoor swimming pool which also has a paddling pool / children’s swimming pool. Blue Flag beaches at West Wittering and Brighton are nearby.
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#3. Camber Sands Holiday Park
This lively holiday park is in a great location opposite 7 miles of award-winning sandy beach. There are 4 indoor swimming pools with water slides, a wet outdoor playground (splash park) and an adventure playground. Plus, there is a crazy golf course, new sports zone and a sauna and solarium for Mum and Dad. There is a variety of 2,3 and 4 bedroom caravans and lodges for families to stay in.
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#4. Crowhurst Park Lodges, East Sussex
Crowhurst Park Lodges are set within 170 acres of beautiful green space in the grounds of a 17th-century country house. You can still head to the Manor House during your stay, to enjoy the family-friendly bar and restaurant. Some of the toddler friendly log cabins here are even placed within a Victorian walled garden. Inside, the log cabins have a lovely wood-furnished style, while there are patios for picnics in the English sunshine. A great choice for families looking for a baby and toddler friendly place to stay in Sussex.
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#5. YHA Truleigh Hill, Sussex
YHA Truleigh Hill is a super modern YHA surrounded by beautiful West Sussex countryside and just 10 minutes drive from the beach at Shoreham-by-Sea and 30 mins from Brighton. There are gorgeous gardens to explore and a restaurant which serves hearty evening meals. YHA Truleigh Hill has a few fantastic options for families looking for a glamping holiday. Check out the spacious Bell Tents which are kitted out with a double futon bed and 2 single futons sleeping up to 4 people. They also have solar lights, comfy bean bags, soft flooring and a BBQ fire pit!
For something a bit different try out a Landpod! These fully insulated pods are slightly elevated off the ground keeping you toasty and warm. They also have LED lighting, beds, bedding and a fire pit outside which is ideal for toasting marshmallows.
For families wanting a bit of luxury, take a look at the Africa inspired safari tents. They have 2 bedrooms, a camper’s kitchen and an outdoor decking area with a BBQ. You’ll also have access to all the hotel facilities including the kitchen and bathrooms.
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#6. The Salty Dog Holiday Cottage, Camber Sands
The Salty Dog is a 3 bedroom baby and toddler friendly cottage in East Sussex. One of the best things about this fabulously appointed cottage is the emails, stories and luggage labels which children get from Oscar the Owl before they arrive at the cottage. Oscar the Owl lives at the Salty Dog and likes to say hello to guests and greet them in flesh (well, felt actually!) when they arrive. As well as a welcome from Oscar the Owl, children will love the playroom in the cottage, paddling pool, garden toys and playing on Camber Sands beach which is just a 5 minute walk away.
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#7. Railway Retreats – Northiam Steam Railway Station
The best thing about staying at Railway Retreats in East Sussex is its location. The carriage is situated within Northiam Steam Railway Station so you can see steam trains passing within about 20 foot from your carriage! The carriage itself is a converted MK1 railway carriage originally built in 1962 which sleeps up to 6 people. There are 2 double bedrooms, 1 bedroom with bunk beds, 1 family bathroom and an ensuite bathroom as well as an open plan lounge / dining area. There is loads to do in the local area including days out at the beach at Camber Sands, visiting Rye, Hastings or Bodiam Castle.
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