East Sussex is a fantastic place for UK holidays with the family, especially as the county is full of family friendly hotels that have everything you need to keep the kids entertained either on-site or nearby. So whether you're looking for seaside hotels with a family suite, or country hotels with extensive grounds and a swimming pool where the little ones can play, East Sussex has plenty to choose from.
Where to Stay in East Sussex
East Sussex is home to some of the United Kingdom's most iconic resort towns, with Brighton and Eastbourne in particular having some fantastic family friendly hotels. These hotels line the seafront and most offer sea views with easy access to the beaches. They're ideal for giving families the chance to play on the sands or visit the amusements available on the famous piers of each town. These seaside resorts also offer much by way of family friendly restaurants, ensuring you'll all be well fed and ready for your adventures!
If you're after something more rural, but want to make sure the kids are kept busy, there are family friendly hotels situated in the East Sussex countryside, offering swimming pools, sports facilities and expansive gardens where the kids can play. Some even have spas to keep the grownups happy too.
Family Days Out in East Sussex
Besides the attractions of the seaside and your hotel's own facilities, there's lots for families to do in the county. Kids will love seeing the llamas and alpacas at The Llama Farm, while Knockhatch Adventure Park will keep little thrill-seekers happy. Bluebell Railway is great for big kids and little kids alike as your family can take a ride on a real steam train through the East Sussex countryside. East Sussex is one of the most historically rich parts of the UK and youngsters will be fascinated by Battle Abbey, site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings.
There are plenty of family-friendly hotels to choose from in East Sussex no matter where in the region you want to stay. Once you've arrived, there are lots of attractions in the area to keep your family entertained.