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The perfect family friendly cottages at Camber Sands

We welcome families with babies, toddlers and young children at our cottages...

We have always enjoyed the freedom a self catering holiday allows and have stayed in many different cottages, gites and villas with our own family since our son was just a few weeks old. We now enjoy self catering holidays with our grandchildren. As a result, we have learned first hand what makes a cottage holiday with babies and toddlers relaxing and trouble free and have put this experience to good use in running our own family friendly cottages at Camber Sands. 

We’ve not only included a lot of kit as standard at The Salty Dog and Rock Lobster but also concerned ourselves with the safety of your little ones whilst holidaying with us. Toddlers especially are naturally curious and eager to explore, fixed stair gates, child drawer and cupboard locks, socket covers and secure blind cords all help protect them from hazards.

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at our family friendly cottages. 

Daisy welcomes children to our family friendly cottages Camber
Daisy Dog is waiting to welcome our younger guests.

Daisy Dog looks forward to welcome your children. If you have booked The Salty Dog she will have already sent an email introducing herself and some suggestions of the exciting things you might like to do during your stay. On arrival she will be waiting, ready to enjoy your holiday with you and your family.

We have been providing families with babies and toddlers with home from home holiday accommodation for over 15 years now (we are an experienced bunch) so you can relax and unwind from the moment you arrive and create those memories your children will carry with them forever.

Our family friendly cottages at Camber Sands...

The Salty Dog and Rock Lobster cottages are equipped with:

  • Travel cots
  • Stair gates
  • High chairs
  • Bed guards (foam)
  • Baby bouncy chair
  • Dining booster seats
  • Non-slip bath mat
  • Baby monitor
  • Steam steriliser
  • Toddler step
  • Potty
  • Socket covers
  • Plastic plates, bowls, beakers and cutlery
  • Optional child locks on kitchen cupboards and drawers
  • Microwave
  • Blending wand for food
  • Thermos flask
  • Beach wind-break
  • Beach and garden toys
  • Puzzles and games for all ages
  • Books
  • Mega Bloks and other toys
  • Sit and Ride car (The Salty Dog only)
  • Table football (The Salty Dog only)
  • Children’s paddling pool (The Salty Dog only)

Additional baby equipment including buggies & car seats can be hired from Baby Comes 2.

What's nearby...

The beach, a 5 minute walk away, is sandy and vast, and the shallow lagoons left by the receding tide are ideal for small children to splash about in. The sand is perfect for sandcastle building and even when the tide is in there is still some sand to play in.

There is a children’s playground in the village, just a few minutes’ walk away from the house. 

 The Dunes Bar is just 5 minutes walk away and welcomes families with babies and children as do Rye Bay Cafe and Camber Landing.


In addition to being a Mum, I have nearly 20 years experience of working with babies and pre-school children. We have also been on many self-catering holidays ourselves so have a good idea of what makes a holiday with a young family fun, relaxing and stress free. Please do call me if you have any queries. 


So you can see, families with babies and small children will find pretty much everything taken care of – our guests have commented that having so much kit at the cottages means that they have more room in the car for the things they really want to bring! The Salty Dog and Rock Lobster are furnished, equipped and presented to a very high standard with hotel quality bed linen, towels and toiletries provided.  We really have tried to think of everything! We also welcome dogs at both our cottages – after all they are part of the family!

Book your family friendly Camber Sands getaway now...

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"A fantastic cottage in the perfect location to explore the English seaside. Rock Lobster was fully equipped with everything a family would need for their stay. Added bonus of the booster seats, bed guards and stair gates. We found the selection toys (house and beach) very useful. Daisy Dog ws a huge hit with the children and came on many adventures to the beach, Hastings and the Rare Breeds Centre."
Camber Sand beach with marram grass.
Hudson Family
August 2021
"We have had a lovely few days at Rock Lobster and has proven a really great getaway for new(ish) parents. This is Stan's first beach holiday and to have a base within easy walking distance of Camber beach is a godsend along with wind breaks, buckets and spades in the shed etc. to ease the load on an already packed car."
Daisy Dog waits to meet all our younger guests at our family friendly cottages
David, Alice and Stan
July 2021
"We have had a lovely stay and been blessed wit nice weather. It has been great getting away again after lockdown number 3, so thanks for change of scenery. Mum, Dad, Florence, Harrison and our dog Nelson have enjoyed long walks, ice creams, fish and chips, golf, Rye, sandcastles and generally relaxing. Lovely stay and our first time in Camber Sands. What a lovely beach!"
Our family friendly cottages at Camber Sands are close to the beach
The Plasketts
April 2021
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