Shorelarks Family B & B, The Witterings, W. Sussex
B&B | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
NB; we are special as we only take one family-group at a time (with a maximum of x2 double rooms plus cot, but with a caravan as an optional "annex" for a larger group over the summer!) so please read more ...
.... Shorelarks Family Bed & Breakfast is a characterful 1930s cottage-style property on a quiet private road only 3 minutes level walk from the beach, and 5 minutes from East Wittering village centre with a selection of traditional shops, cafes and The Shore Inn.
The house has been totally refurbished in 2014, including new bathrooms and full redecoration. It is our family home, and we enjoy welcoming visitors to this unspoilt corner of the south coast.
Our family suite has a double (king size bed) room, (with space for a travel cot), plus cosy twin bedded room next door, and the two rooms share the adjacent private shower-room. There is no charge for a child in a cot / on a mattress.
There is a guest breakfast / games room, where you are welcome to use our board games and to eat supper take-aways; and as we only take one family at a time children are genuinely welcome!
We have quiet off-road parking (where your dog could easily sleep in your car), and secure storage for surf boards, wet-suits and bicycles. (There are very few B&Bs in this area and summers are very busy - please try and book us well in advance?!)
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||East Wittering 200 m|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||400 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: London Gatwick airport 93 km, Nearest railway: Chichester 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|
The South East England region
West Sussex abounds with seaside, countryside and cultural opportunities. There is an excellent public bus and train service so a car is not essential. Trips can be made easily to Chichester, Arundel, Portsmouth and Brighton for example. The South Downs Way is a popular walking and cycling route just north of Chichester, and the Goodwood estate, with its many events, is also within easy reach. A day trip to the Isle of Wight can also be easily arranged.
For the more adventurous, there is the possibility of flying light aircraft, power boat trips on the Solent, hot air ballooning and helicopter rides!
The Selsey Peninsula (also known as the Manhood Peninsula!) is an ideal location for cycling, fishing, walking, sailing and birdwatching. The Witterings beach front offers internationally renowned facilities for surf-boarding, kite-surfing, paddle-boarding and sea kayaking, as well as the idyllic blue flag sand beaches.
For those wanting more leisurely pursuits, theatres, Cathedral concerts, cinemas, restaurants and art galleries are all available in nearby Chichester.
East Wittering is a small, traditional seaside village with everything you need for a relaxing break; shore-line pub, a variety of restaurants, independent cafes and shops, banks, post office and chemists. Shorelarks B & B is only 3 minutes walk from the beach, and 5 minutes walk from the village centre.
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1 Sep 2014
"Comfortable, convenient and classy"
My husband and I stayed two nights and enjoyed the proximity to beach walks (less than 5 mins to the sea) and the South Downs north of Chichester. Denise was very welcoming and we enjoyed the lovely continental breakfast with fresh coffee, home made bread, fruit salad and preserves.
31 Aug 2014
My husband, my sister really enjoyed our stay at Shorelarks. Denise and Paul were very welcoming and always helpful. The facilities are clean and full of character, and the breakfast delicious. We are… More
30 Aug 2014
"We are very pleased we chose to stay at 'Shorelarks'! It was excellent!"
Denise and Paul are very welcoming and helpful hosts with an attention for detail. They provided plenty of local information, with ideas for outings with the rest of our family who were camping with their children nearby. ( In all, we were 7 adults and 5 children). The accommodation is very clean and comfortable, with tasteful decor, in a quiet location. We especially enjoyed Denise's choice of original artwork throughout the house. We also appreciated the fresh milk in the fridge in our room for early morning tea, and the delicious hot chocolate sachets at night - the cotton bathrobes too! The continental breakfast was great, with differing blends of fruit in the salad each morning. First Class!
29 Jul 2014
"Reluctant to mention this really perfect B & B"
Reluctant to mention it, as it will make it harder for me to get a place there next time.Denise and Paul are perfect hosts, the accommodation and service would make many hotels envious.Perfectly sited… More
14 Jul 2014
We found Denise and Paul to be the perfect hosts, we were made very welcome. The property was of a high standard,very clean and tidy and the breakfast was superb.Couldn`t fault this in any way, would … More
29 Jun 2014
"The warmest welcome awaits"
From the first welcome to the last goodbye, we had an amazing stay. Denise and Paul are the most welcoming couple. The rooms are so comfortable and want for nothing. The bathroom is spacious and moder… More
3 Jun 2014
"Home away from home"
From the outset we were welcomed wonderfully, invited in and made to feel at home instantly. A 2 minute walk to the beach was ideal and made the most of! The location of the B&B with that coastline wa… More
3 Jun 2014
"Little piece of heaven!"
Gorgeous location to visit and the B&B was a perfect haven to stay in! We had a lovely warm welcome and were looked after exceptionally well during our stay. There was a great variety of foods availab… More
3 Jun 2014
"Lovely family welcome"
We stayed for 1 night as we decided last minute to head to the beach for the weekend. Denise was excellent in providing all the info we needed prior to arrival and did all she could with her husband t… More
2 Jun 2014
Very nice and comfortable. Well behaved dogs who were seldom glimpsed and never heard. Welcomed like family. Denise and Paul are good hosts and nothing was too much trouble.… More
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