With historic sites galore, atmospheric battlefields, stately homes, castles, ancient port towns and Norman ruins scattered across our coast and countryside, 1066 Country is one giant museum. It heaves with history and heritage, there are historic mementos around every corner and with Britain’s finest sandy beach just a 3 minute walk away this makes Whitebeam Cottage the perfect base for a family break beside the sea.
Whitebeam Cottage Summary
- Sleeps 6 people
- Stairgate, high chair & travel cot
- 5 min walk to beach
- 5 miles from Rye
- Quiet location
- Fully enclosed garden
- Nespresso coffee machine and complimentary pods
- Flat screen TV with Freeview and DVD player
- Off road parking
When you arrive at Whitebeam Cottage you are sure to feel immediately at ease in it’s homely, spacious interior, neutrally decorated with everything you need to have a relaxing and stress-free break.
Unpacking will be a breeze as you can unload right in front of the house before moving your car to the off road parking behind the cottage. Once inside you can take a break following your journey with a coffee from the Nespresso coffee machine whilst taking a seat in the large and well equipped kitchen/diner which overlooks the garden from the kitchen, you’ve arrived!
When you enter Whitebeam Cottage, to your left you will find a spacious but cosy living room, where you can curl up on the comfy sofas and armchairs to read a book, watch your favourite programmes or enjoy a DVD from the extensive collection or simply enjoy each others company whilst playing one of the board games available. There is plenty of space for everyone and the french doors to the rear lead into the partly decked garden, perfect for when the weather is great and you can bring the outside in and vice versa.
Guest Bedroom 1—First floor:
Sleep in style in the master bedroom featuring a kingsize bed, fitted wardrobes for your holiday clothes and a en-suite with shower cubical.
Guest Bedroom 3 – First floor:
The second bedroom has twin single beds and a chest of drawers and hanging space.
Guest Bedroom 3—First floor:
The third bedroom has a double bed, chest of drawers and hanging space for your holiday essentials.
The master bedroom has an en suite with walking shower unit, the upstairs also has a family bathroom with a bath and shower-over with a glass shower screen that keeps the room bright. Downstairs, an extra WC means there won’t be a wait.
Kitchen & Dining:
The fully equipped kitchen overlooks the garden and is spacious with shaker style units and is well equipped with dishwasher, washing machine, electric oven with grill, 4 ring ceramic hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine for appliances and is well catered for with a great supply of pots and pans, crockery, cutlery and anything else you might need to prepare and enjoy great family meals around the 6 seater dining table.
The charming part-decked enclosed garden is a quiet space to relax and dine al fresco in, following a days exploring in 1066 country or enjoying the nearby Camber Sands Beach.
Whether you’re a group of friends catching up, a family enjoying each others company on a holiday or simply looking for a weekend getaway, consider Whitebeam Cottage to be the perfect place for your escape.
Eat and drink
Good food is an important part of a great holiday, so rest assured of eating well during your stay. From the simple pleasure of fresh fish and chips to local produce menus that the many character-filled taverns and restaurants serve. Whether you prefer cosy inns with roaring fires to luxurious beach restaurants, you will be spoilt for choice.
Being close to the sea and surrounded by farmland it’s little surprise that the food served in some of these fabulous buildings comes from only a few miles away. The famous Romney Marsh Lamb, Rye bay Scallops and Dover sole all feature on the menus as well as traditional English pub dishes using locally sourced ingredients such as Rye Bay fish, fruit, veg and meat from the local farms along with our award winning sparkling wines to give you a taste sensation.
Fancy yourself as a chef then colourful farmers markets, and delis are where you will be able to source all you need to produce your own gourmet meals in the kitchen of this White Sand holiday cottage.
What to see and do
Being nestled on the border of 1066 Country and The Garden of England with their stunning coast and countryside, ancient towns and historic sites, your stay here in Camber Sands offers a vast array of activities and attractions to suit all interests.
Discover the beauty on the doorstep of White Sand, wending along lanes past sheep dotted fields, orchards, vineyards, cobbled streets and castles. Be enriched by England’s loveliest counties, alive with their exciting past: visit beautiful town of Rye with its history woven with seafaring tales of naval battles, violent storms, lifeboat heroics and smuggling and her neighbouring Cinque port towns. Canterbury with Chaucer’s pilgrims, Rochester with Dickens. See where a monumental battle famously reshaped the nation, follow the maritime adventures that have shaped our shore from Roman invasion to World War II.
Over the centuries East Sussex & Kent coast, have been the invader’s gateway to Britain. Being the closest point to mainland Europe, these two counties have witnessed some of the most important moments in this country’s history.
With such a rich and varied past it’s really no surprise that this corner of the country is teeming with places of historical significance. From ruins to castles, from ancient woodland to prehistoric coastline – we have it all in abundance.
Whether you prefer the adreneline rush as you leap into the air, kite-surfing or hurtle down zip wires through country parks to the more relaxing walks along the many path and cycleways, or just relaxing on one of the many beautiful beaches, there’s is something for everyone.
For those of you who like a bit of culture, visit the many museums and galleries found throughout our historic towns. You’ll find vast collections of historical importance, fine art, landscape photography and theatre productions set in some of the most atmospheric locations.
Being only one and a half hours from London you can also make the most of what the capital has to offer, take in a show in the West End, shop in Oxford Street or visit the many iconic sites
With the blend of tradition and culture in Rye and the beauty and tranquillity of Camber Sands, Whitebeam Cottage is ideally positioned to enjoy the very best this unique corner of England has to offer.