Nestled at the foot of the beautiful South Downs National Park, the charming and friendly village of Rottingdean centres around its picturesque pond and village green. It is home to quaint character pubs, restaurants, local produce shops, independent retailers, an annual fete and a popular spring music festival. In the nineteenth century the village became popular among artists, writers and politicians - counting Rudyard Kipling, among others, as a famous former resident - and it still retains its artsy feel today.
The landmark black ‘Smock’ windmill sits atop Beacon Hill nearby and mile upon mile of spectacular, rolling countryside provides the picture perfect backdrop. Settled beneath the chalk cliffs runs a promenade that will take you as far as the Marina and it is popular with walkers and cyclists alike.
The buzz and bright lights of both Brighton Marina and the cosmopolitan City of Brighton and Hove are only moments up the coast to the west with an eclectic mix of quirky independent shops, hidden lanes and an historic promenade to a multitude of world-class restaurants, theatres, music venues, shopping and leisure facilities. The annual Brighton Festival and Brighton Fringe are internationally renowned featuring a vast array of music, theatre, dance, circus,
Coastal bus routes provide frequent services along the seafront and to all areas of the locality and for rail travellers, the City’s mainline station provides excellent services to London in less than one hour with destinations to London Victoria, London Bridge and St Pancras International stations. The A27 at Falmer is approximately five miles away, giving fast access both east and west, and north to the A23/M23 and the national motorway network beyond.