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Below are a selection of features in which Little Bear has appeared. If you require any additional information on the property with a view to featuring in an editorial capacity, please contact Francesca Reed on +44 (0)1637 882049 or complete an image bank request

The Top 10 New Bathrooms on Houzz

The Top 10 New Bathrooms on Houzz

The secluded woodland setting is mirrored in everything from the colour of the walls to the rustic beam ceilings, creating a truly relaxing space where you can feel at one with nature.

Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever

If you see yourself as a rugged forest-dweller, go weak for blankets by a crackling fire, or simply appreciate a finely hewn log, we have cabins of all shapes and styles for you. Little Bear is a cabin comfortably big enough for two, and far enough from city lights that its namesake constellation should be a familiar presence on cloudless nights.

Return To Nature

Return To Nature

Near a small Sussex village, a secluded cabin invites you to rediscover the simplicity of life in the woods. You won’t find distractions like television or WiFi at Little Bear, allowing those in pursuit of a digital detox a deliciously luxurious haven in which to re-awaken their connection to nature and re-spark the simple passion which first ignited their romance.

Dreamy Luxury Woodland Cabin in West Sussex: Little Bear

Dreamy Luxury Woodland Cabin in West Sussex: Little Bear

This woodland cabin is a luxurious self-catering retreat surrounded by wildflowers, located near Billingshurst, West Sussex, United Kingdom. This relaxing haven will help you to re-awaken your connection with nature and promises to help re-kindle romantic chemistry. If a dreamy cabin in the woods sounds delightful, Little Bear also comes complete with an eco hot tub (it’s wood-fired) and a spacious outdoor fire pit.

New Directions: Our Travel Ideas Took Off!

New Directions: Our Travel Ideas Took Off!

Unique Home Stays Sarah Stanley tells Fiona Wright how she found a way to make her passion for travel and leisure into a thriving business.

Cabins in The Wild With Dick Strawbridge

Cabins in The Wild With Dick Strawbridge

The cabins this time include a laser-cut project inspired by the legend of King Arthur, a double-decker tepee, and a luxury getaway on a sea fort, as well as two iconic Unique Home Stays properties; Little Bear and The Limit.

Featured Cabins

Featured Cabins

These are cabins that featured across the series in interstitial moments or for illustrative purposes. Many of these cabins are available to rent and visit. Cabins in the Wild with Dick Strawbridge airs at 8pm from Sunday 21 May on Channel 4.

Top 10 Unusual Places to Stay in the UK

Top 10 Unusual Places to Stay in the UK

Spring is the perfect time to start planning your great escape in the UK, exploring the best the county has to offer. And if you want to shift down a gear with some off-track adventures, there are some amazing and unusual places to stay for a really wild time.

Let´s All Have A Place To Escape

Let´s All Have A Place To Escape

We all yearn for a little peace and quiet from time to time. You won’t find distractions like television or Wi-Fi at Little Bear, allowing those in pursuit of a digital detox a deliciously luxurious haven in which to re-awaken their connection to nature and re-spark the simple passion which first ignited their romance.

Living Large in Small Spaces - Little Bear Cabin

Living Large in Small Spaces - Little Bear Cabin

A charming little cabin in the heart of the Weald Downlands in West Sussex is this week´s Living Large In Small Spaces feature.

The 50 Best Cottages in Britain

The 50 Best Cottages in Britain

From a Scandi-chic bolt hole near Southwold to a beach house in Cornwall, here are some great places to book.

2017 Bucket List

2017 Bucket List

With 2017 being predicted to be “the year of self-love”, there’s no better way to embrace the top trend than with the self-gift of travel. We’ve compiled a list of the UK’s top five destinations for 2017 so whether you’re a solo traveller, luxury-loving couple or adrenaline-fuelled family, we’ve got your bucket list covered.

The UK´s Best Places for a Babymoon

The UK´s Best Places for a Babymoon

Call it the Kate & Wills effect, but ever since the Royals rented out a Mustique villa for a pre-baby break in 2012, babymoons – a pampering break before the baby arrives – have rocketed in popularity. If you´re a mum-to-be looking to de-stress, relax and unwind with your other half, we´ve narrowed down the best UK-based places to do so at before the new addition arrives, and imminent joy and chaos ensues...

Check Out A Beautifully Designed Cabin

Check Out A Beautifully Designed Cabin

Many cabins and log homes will claim to have a rustic style, but more often than not, they lack the fine details which make a wooden construction a rustic home. While rough features in the walls, ceiling, and floors create a rustic feel, it is often the small details and features which elevate a cabin to offer a true rustic lifestyle.

9 Luxury Cabin Alternatives to Soho Farmhouse

9 Luxury Cabin Alternatives to Soho Farmhouse

A powerful urge to get away from it all hits most of us at this time of year. With grey, cold days, continuing rail strikes and the exhaustion of 2016, we could all do with escaping to a more simple existence in our own little rural hideaway far away from the madness of the metropolis - call it the Soho Farmhouse-effect.

Wandering Wild

Wandering Wild

The greater the wilderness, the greater the revelations. Being in the back of beyond allows us to loosen the ties that bind us to the familiar world and rediscover the simple pleasures in life. Let these remote retreats inspire your next great escape, into the wild.

The Unique Gift Guide

The Unique Gift Guide

Whoever you are treating this Christmas, give the gift of time together and the promise of new memories with loved ones. The Unique Home Stays gift voucher allows the lucky recipient to pick the escape of their dreams.

Secret Zalfie Cabin Tour

Secret Zalfie Cabin Tour

See what happened when the royal couple of YouTube spent the weekend at our luxury cabin in the woods, Little Bear, with no Wi-Fi or phone signal...

10 Luxury Dog Friendly Cottages you and your Dog will Love

10 Luxury Dog Friendly Cottages you and your Dog will Love

Sometimes you need a break, but going abroad just isn’t an option. With time constraints, huge planning and possibly children of the human or furry variety in tow, it can all get too complicated. Next time you feel the urge to escape, why not take a little ´staycation´ to a luxury dog friendly cottage in the UK?

Its a Dog´s Life

Its a Dog´s Life

Sometimes you just want the place to yourselves. Unique Home Stays offers luxury dog-friendly venues across the UK, where you and the whole gang can really make yourselves at home.

Warm Me Up

Warm Me Up

Autumn days and evenings, although beautiful, are not quite as warm. Here is a selection of the best outdoor garden rooms and how you can create your own.

25 Off-The-Wall Trips for Adventurous Travellers

25 Off-The-Wall Trips for Adventurous Travellers

These days, travel is less about the destination and more about what you do when you get there. If you are bored of listing from museum to restaurant on short city breaks, or can’t bear the thought of a week consuming airport novels on a packed beach, something more adventurous might be in order.

Five Dreamy Locations To Escape For A Spa Break

Five Dreamy Locations To Escape For A Spa Break

Unique Home Stays is one of the remarkable organisations we partner with to bring the atmosphere and treatments of an indulgent spa to clients staying in luxury private accommodation. There really is a destination to suit each and every one of us. So whether you’re seeking a quiet retreat for two, searching for a family getaway or planning a sophisticated Hen party, read on for some inspiration.

Secret hideaways: 30 wild places to stay in the UK

Secret hideaways: 30 wild places to stay in the UK

Cottages in forests, chic island bolt holes, secluded beach retreats — we pick the perfect places for holidays off the beaten track

Do One Thing Well

Do One Thing Well

Some products, some services, some experiences are just right. It’s hard to know how to make them simpler, more beautiful or more useful. They bring together innovation, tradition, and a little design, to make something that is just right. This list was put together by Hiut Denim Co. to celebrate those who decide to ‘Do One Thing Well’, which it turns out is a pretty hard thing to achieve.

20 Unbelievable Off-the-Grid Getaways

20 Unbelievable Off-the-Grid Getaways

Travelling to off-the-grid getaways may not be something that you have ever given much thought to, but now’s the time to start. Remote = romantic in our eyes and after scouring the globe for the best unbelievable off-the-grid getaways, we dare you to give them go.

Introducing Little Bear!

Introducing Little Bear!

A cres upon acres of bluebell-swathed woodland provides the heart-stirring backdrop for this secret hideaway in the heart of the Weald Downlands in West Sussex. Forget Goldilocks and her three Ursidae visitors; this dreamy cabin in the woods complete with eco hot tub is a private grown-up celebration of stylish interiors and epicurean delights which have been thoughtfully-crafted with discerning pleasure seekers in mind.

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Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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