We have thoroughly enjoyed our holiday in this lovely cottage.  Thank you for your welcome & all the treats!  We particularly enjoyed the delicious lemon drizzle cake.  We do hope to return in the future.   Sara & Paul, West Yorkshire, 19 to 26 June 2021


Dear Carol & Graham.  Thank you once again for a lovely stay.  Everything is so immaculate and all the lovely goodies – especially the cake (Rhubarb & Custard this time!), delicious and eaten very quickly.   We hopefully will be back again.  Keep safe and healthy.  Love Betty & Roy

Betty & Roy Suffolk 8 – 11 June 2021


We found this little gem on Kent & Sussex Cottages, we hadn’t all been together for over 6 months (due to Covid pandemic) and this was the perfect place for us all to relax.  The beds were so comfortable we never wanted to get up.  Loved the conservatory.  A very warm and homely feel to the place.  Carol & Graham were on hand whenever needed and left a beautiful cake and bottle of red on arrival.  We will definitely return.

Wandens & Bakers, London/Surrey 21 – 24 May 2021


Thank you for a lovely holiday.  Bungalow is superb, as is the welcome pack.

June & Roy, Stroud, Gloucestershire 7 May – 21 May 2021


Lovely place, great weekend.  Goodies much appreciated!

Annmarie & Fiona.  30 April to 3 May 2021


A beautiful, peaceful, light & airy stay.  Forget Me Not is well equipped and the lemon drizzle was superb!  Thank you for the good weather & a great stay.

Mike & Carolyn, Cotswolds. 12 – 18 April 2021


We very much enjoyed using the lovely Forget Me Not Cottage, and the very interesting area which surrounds it.

David & Teresa, Cuxton, Kent 8 – 15 August 2020


We have had a lovely week.  Great weather, just the break we needed.  Thank you & thanks for the goodies, it’s appreciated!

The McDonald Family, Mackworth, Derby. 18 – 25 July 2020


We have really enjoyed staying in ‘Forget-Me-Not’.  A super comfortable bungalow, perfect location, many walks on the quiet beach of the nature reserve.  The kids have really enjoyed it here.  Carol & Graham have been amazing hosts (and the cake on arrival was delicious & unexpected treat).  Would highly recommend to our friends/family out of area to stay here!  Thank you xxxx

Carina, Alun & family, Rye, East Sussex.  July 2020


We’ve heard from a guest who stayed last year, Andrea said ‘last year we have spent our holidays in your house and we felt comfortable.  Now we have a question. We have never slept better than in your bed. Would you please be so kind and tell us which kind of bed it is, for ex. a box spring bed or so and maybe where you have bought it because we want to buy such a bed for us in Germany.  I would be pleased if you would answer me. Thank you.  Your house was absolutely clean and cosy.  That was very important for us.  The kitchen equipment was excellent.   The location was very nice and calm environment.  All was perfect.  We do not know when but we come back again.’

Andrea & family, Moenchengladbach, Germany, 28 July 2018 – 11 August 2018


We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here with all of its home comforts.  We visited the castles of Dover, Walmer and Deal, we walked the coastal path from Birling Gap to Beachy Head & got fabulous views of the Seven Sisters.  We love the town of Rye and the peacefulness of Dungeness.  And what’s more, it’s stayed fine!  We’ve had a fabulous week and thoroughly appreciate how homely and comfortable ‘Forget Me Not’ is.  The pumkin was very successful as we had two lots of trick or treaters.  Thanks for all the frills, including the delicious lemon drizzle cake.

Carole, Martin & Amy, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.  26 October – 2 November 2019


Excellent place to stay – enjoyed seeing Derek Jarman’s cottage & garden at Dungeness & open art studios there; Great Dixter House & Gardens; Bodiam Castle; walk from here to Rye Harbour & back via Camber Castle; Rye model historical narration; Winchelsea.

Anthony & Mary, Hampshire 2 – 5 October 2019


Normally we go to Majorca but with Emmy being 8 months pregnant we had to do something different.  We were lucky enough to chance on ‘Forget-me-Not’.  It was a great find, a beautifully equipped bungalow with excellent local walks that we had no idea about before we got here.  We had a lovely week and even stayed an extra night.  On leaving we feel ready for the baby, not long to go now!


Enjoyed a lovely, relaxing & very comfortable 8 night stay at ‘Forget Me Not’.  We both noticed and felt the love & care that had gone into the cottage, including: the welcome food items, the amazingly equipped kitchen and the DVD & book selection, we’re hooked on Happy Valley & will have to buy Series 2!  Situated in a great area too for a variety of beach & Rye Nature Reserve walks.  Rye is also worth a visit and would recommend ‘Marinos’ fish & chip bar, restaurant.  Thank you so much for a wonderful stay.  As Stephen said we are returning feeling well rested and ready for all things ‘birth & baby’ related.

Emmy xxx 

Emmy & Stephen (& baby on the way), Epsom, Surrey 21 – 29 September 2019


Another lovely week here!  Managed very long walks in the beautiful sunny weather.  There’s great cliff top walk to Hastings & many different footpath routes to Rye and Camber Sands.  Fish & chips at the Ship Inn at Rye is the best there is and curry night at the New Inn, Winchelsea was great.  The nature reserve is so lovely and easy to spend the whole day wandering, stopping for a pint at the William the Conqueror at Rye Harbour!  Thanks Graham & Carol, beautiful bungalow & great cake.  Thank you – we will be back!

Julie & David, Clacton on Sea, 14 – 21 September 2019


Dear Carol & Graham.  Thank you for a wonderful stay in your beautiful bungalow.  All so welcoming – all so perfect.  Also thank you for the goodies – wonderful cake!  Hope to see you again.  Will not forget ‘Forget-me-not’.

Angela & Terry – London, Jean & Graham – Broadstairs 7 – 10 September 2019


Thank you so much for a lovely peaceful place to stay.  Appreciated all the extras and thoughtful touches.

The Steele Family, Northampton 24 – 31 August 2019


Absolutely lovely holiday cottage, we have all had a great wees holiday, very restful and peaceful.  Thanks for the cake, wine and well equipped and comfortable cottage.

Colin, Wendy, Hannah & Alex, London 17 – 24 August 2019


Our first visit to this part of the South Coast and despite some rather unseasonable weather (the ducks were loving it), we managed to stay dry-ish and explore the area.  Winchelsea was really interesting, we didn’t manage the cellars; maybe next time.  We enjoyed visiting Sissinghurst and Great Dixter even if they were looking a bit windswept.   A lovely holiday home, thank you.  (And thanks for the delicious cake and wine!)

Mary, Ginny & Vanessa Reading & Kingston 10 – 17 August 2019


Enjoyed our stay very much.  Bungalow very clean and comfortable & so lovely with everything being colour coordinated.  Thank you for the provisions, especially the unexpected treat & the homemade cake!   Visited plenty of places such as Herstmonceux Observatory, Leeds Castle, Bodiam Castle, Dungeness and evening walks on the beach.  Thanks again.

Family K from Wolverhampton 10 August 2019


Thank you for having us as your guests.  We enjoyed our stay very much and we hope to see you again as well.

Family from Germany, 20 July 2019


We’ve really enjoyed being able to walk down to the beach every evening and the weather has been perfect.  Forget Me Not has been a good base – Rye is worth a visit as is Battle Abbey and Dungeness Lighthouse.  Marino’s Fish & Chips in Rye v. good.

Helen, Dave, Tim & Stan, Cambridge 13 July 2019


Great accommodation situated in a perfect location enabling one to visit many interesting places in East Sussex & Kent.  We enjoyed our walks, especially over the Nature Reserve to Rye & exploring Rye Town – Cobblestones Cafe very good.  Wonderful places to visit within an hours drive, Scotney Castle & Gardens being a favourite.  A trip to Romney Hythe & Dymchurch steam train down to Dungeness is an eye opener.  Desolate, quiet & great ambience (especially if you like nature). Blue skies every day, perfect sunny weather all week.  Thank you for the treats.  A thoroughly happy, relaxing holiday.  P.S. Baby seagulls too!!

Teresa & Dennis, Staffordshire 6 July 2019


A very comfortable cottage in a lovely location.  Thoroughly enjoyed our holiday here and probably return next year.  Super walks, never bothered to use the car.  Many thanks, especially for the lemon drizzle cake.

Sheila & David, North Kent, 29 June 2019


Cottage as beautiful as ever – wonderful welcome from Carol and Graham and the very tasty homemade cake.  We feel so at home at Forget Me Not and it has everything one needs.  Although the weather was wet and windy we still got out to explore.  We went to the ballet in Rye one evening, which was excellent.  Off home again but we will be back.  Thank you for everything.  Best Wishes.

Betty & Roy, Suffolk 14 June 2019


Forget Me Not is by far the best holiday home we’ve stayed in.  The hosts have put in so much time and thought into equipping and dressing the house.  Camber Castle, yesterday, proved a gentle 90 minute amble there and back.  The peace and relaxation is such a tonic.  The cake and bottle of wine were such a thoughtful touch on our arrival.  We only wish we were here longer.  Thank you Carol & Graham.

Carol & Ken, East Sussex 10 June 2019


Group of four Icelanders – we loved every minute of our stay in the lovely house.

2 June 2019


We had a lovely relaxing stay at ‘Forget Me Not’.  A lovely place with everything you could possibly need.  Thank you for the lovely welcome and the fantastic lemon drizzle cake which we enjoyed very much.  Thanks again.

Alistair & Anne, Eyemouth, Scotland 24 May to 28 May 2019


Had a lovely stay at Forget Me Not, everything we could have wanted and more.  Hope to be back again.

Effie & Maurice, Hants 18 May 2019


A lovely Easter break, with glorious weather, at Forget Me Not.  Many thanks Carol & Graham.  Lots of bike rides, trips to Hastings, Rye and Bodiam Castle.  We’ve all had a great stay & thanks for the goodies xx

Family from Epsom 22 April 2019


Dear Carol and Graham.  Thank you so much for letting us stay at Forget Me Not over Christmas.  We had a lovely family time together.  You have provided us with everything that we need, and the bungalow was so clean and tidy.  We hope to come back next year.  Best Wishes.  Mel. 

Nason/Evans family 27 December 2018


Dear Carol and Graham.  We spent our autumn holidays here to discover the South East of England.  It was our first time in England and at the seaside and the beach.  Our children loved the beach and the ocean.  We felt home like for this week in this comfortable accommodation.  Thank you for having us and all the best for you.

Andreas, Brigitte, David and Michael, Durbach, Germany.  3 November 2018


We have had a wonderful stay at Forget Me Not.  The bungalow is perfect, you have provided everything that we could possibly need. It was a joy to find it so spotlessly clean.  We have enjoyed several local walks and been to many of the local pubs and restaurants, which are generally to be recommended.  Our week here has passed far too quickly!  Thank you for the Welcome Package!  The cake was delicious & the milk and mint chocolates very much appreciated.  We had a lovely time!

Alan & Geraldine, Croydon, 8 October 2018


Fabulous, extremely well presented cottage, with excellent amenities. Everything you needed was there, great welcome pack.

Rosemarie – 20th September 2018


We all would like to extend our sincere thanks for the time and effort you have taken to make our stay at Forget Me Not so welcoming.  Thanks ever so much for your kind hospitality.  Everything was extremely well presented.  Thank you so much for the welcome pack.  The cottage exceeded our expectations in presentation, excellent amenities & comfort. A home from home.  

Family from London,  18 September 2018


Accommodation is in a good spot for walkers and beach goers alike. Near to Rye with it’s interesting shops. Good spot to explore Sussex and Kent.

D Excell – 10th September 2018


We really enjoyed our stay at Forget Me Not.  The cottage was ideal accommodation, giving us everything we needed.  We had a wonderful time in Sussex and will aim to come again.

The Dawar Family, Cambridge, 25/8/18 – 31/8/18


Dear Carol and Graham  Wow!!  What a tremendous holiday home.  A real home away from home.  We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and would recommend Rye for lazy walks and food.    Also for those with kids Port Lympne Sanctuary/Zoo.  See you again soon!

Paul, Gemma, Jorja, Alex, Buckinghamshire 18/8 – 25/8/18


Dear Carol and Graham, We loved Forget Me Not, and after a long drive your cake was most welcome along with the wine!  The house was beautifully finished and had everything we needed.  It was a perfect base to explore the area and the beaches nearby.  Note to anyone else: visit Dungeness Old Lighthouse for incredible views!

Atfield Family, Hampshire 21-28 July 2018


Dear Carol and Graham, Thank you very much for the great time we have had during the last two weeks.  The cottage is just wonderful, equipped with everything one needs, all fitting together in a pretty style.  We enjoyed the welcome package, especially the homemade cake was delicious.   We loved to go to the beach and do little hikes in the nature park.  In addition to that we did a lot more excursions than planned to visit all the historical sites around and got really interested into English history.

Ellen, Joachim, Rosa, Piet, near Hamburg, Germany 21 July 2018


What a beautiful cottage ‘Forget Me Not’ is.  Just perfect.  Gorgeous lemon drizzle cake, we ate it all, and the bottle of wine, such a nice surprise.  Everything was pristine and everything one needed.  The bed was really comfortable and we didn’t want to get up!   Thank you for everything, we will be returning.  It’s been a great week.  All the best for the future.

Roy & Betty, Suffolk 6 July 2018


We enjoyed our 3 week stay in Forget Me Not cottage very much.  It’s such a great place to relax and explore the environment.  People in the neighbourhood are friendly and helpful.  Many thanks to Carol for the wine and delicious lemon cake.  Also many thanks for the beautiful ‘Forget Me Not bag’.  We have had a great time.

Evelyn & Stefan, Germany 29 June 2018 


What a great holiday home!  It’s made our holiday so easy and relaxing, can’t fault anything.  It’s so nice to have a clean and homely place to stay.  We all loved the beach, Rye, Camber Sands, and Hastings Pier.  Thank you!  Great food at Fletchers in Rye, Happy House Chinese in Rye and Madhi Spice in Rye too.  Also Avocet Tea Room at Rye Harbour.

Mcdonald Family from Derbyshire 2 June 2018


Such a nice little house! Great beds and as someone else wrote – those little touches, such a pity we only had time to sleep here! The weather was too good…

Monika & Torsten- Germany – 19th May 2018


We had a great time. Many thanks for the thoughtful little touches particularly the cake!   Many thanks for your hospitality.

Ajith Kumar – 12th April 2018


We had a lovely Easter break in this delightful home. We made a few car trips to Rye, Winchelsea and Pett Level, but otherwise great walks along the beach: west to the cafe and east to the Mary Stanford Lifeboat House. We had a nice Easter roast at The Ship and bought bread at the shop, fresh fish from Suttons and other shopping at the Coop. We had plenty of rest, with some rainy days relaxing in the conservatory. Thank you for the welcome pack, wine and delicious cake.

Dominic, Jane & Milo – 4th April 2018


A well presented 2 bedroom house. The cake was delicious thank you.

John F – 17th February 2018


Splendid place to stay, excellent cake and wine were a nice surprise.  All the bits and bobs you could possibly need.  A quiet location and great for walking – Pett Level, Military Canal, Winchelsea, Rye, Rye Harbour etc. – only used the car once to try out the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Steam Railway.  Reccomment Avocet Tea Room at Rye Harbour and you can get good coffee and bun at Winchelsea Farm Kitchen.

Mr Simon B – 2nd October 2017


Many thanks Carol & Graham for a wonderful stay. What a wonderful welcoming and Well equipped home- we’ve all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Thanks too for the welcome groceries and fabulous cake.

Evans – September 2017


A really lovely cottage with everything we needed (thanks for wine and lovely cake!). The bird reserve was wonderful & lovely not having to drive.  Loved Rye, Winchelsea and New Inn is very good for dinner with good beers.  Ship around corner is brilliant too.  A beautiful area, a real surprise how many walks there are.  A lovely week, we will return.

Mrs Julie B – 3rd September 2017


We had a lovely time, thank you so much for the sweeties and cake. We are sorry to leave.

Hazel F – 30th August 2017


What a wonderful Place! The whole property is absolutely pristine and equipped with every conceivable amenity. You have obviously put a huge amount of thought into what to provide for your guests and this shines through in every single room! The homely touches are delightful and we felt welcome and confortable from the moment we arrived. Forget Me Not is clearly a labour of love and there is a genuine warmth throughout the property. The children loved the puppy dog in their room and were bery appreciative of the welcome sweets. We all loved the lemon drizzle cake and thought the welcome groceries were a lovely touch. Thank you for a wondeful week in your beautiful property, we hope to return

The McDermotts – 26th August 2017


Thank you very much for having us here in ‘Forget Me Not’.  We’ve had a great time and really enjoyed this cosy home.  We definitely will recommend Forget Me Not to all our friends in Germany.

Mr Christian K – 25th August 2017


This was our first visit to this part of the country and the accommodation made the stay even more memorable. It was absolutely wonderful and cannot recommend it high enough to do it justice.     

Mr Gary T – 7th August 2017


Thank you for a wonderful break… we loved it! The accommodation was fantastic, it had everything you could possibly want. A great find!!

The Tucker Family – 5th August 2017


Felt like home right from the time of arrival. Thanks for the lovely lemon cake and everything else which was far more than we were expecting.Everything is reachable by foot as we didn’t want to spend all day driving in our car. Thank you to the owners and all the best.

Family W from Germany – 19th July 2017


A lovely part of the UK and lovely accommodation. Thanks for a great week, so relaxing.

Mr & Mrs B from Lancashire – 15th July 2017


We have had a great week staying in Forget me Not As everyone has previously said, All your needs are catered for – That is so true! Well equipped, clean and comfortable. It’s the small things, plugs near mirrors, plenty of hangers, hair dryer in each room. Lots of cutlery and crockery – will stop now!. Thanks to you both.

Family from Newcastle – 8th July 2017


Dear Carol & Graham, I just want to thank you for a wonderful stay. The cottage is outstanding, with a lot of thought going into everything. The welcome package was again wonderful, the homemade cake was delicious. The cottage has been fabulous. The beds were so comfortable, everything is just fabulous, so much so I almost cried when I entered as I was truly not expecting anything so spectacular. We have had a wonderful stay and hope that we will return again soon. Thank you both so much.

Anna T – 19th June 2017


It was our first time in England and we enjoyed every day.The cottage is very nice and it had all we needed. Thank you very much for the delicious cake. Hopefully we can visit the cottage again.     

Customers from Germany – 14th June 2017


We spent our half term week here in Sussex. We had a lovely, sunny and active time together with our three children. It was a perfect place for them to discover the seaside. We almost felt homelike in this comfortable and tidy accommodation. Thank you for having us and wish you all the best.       

Family S from Cambridge – 27th May 2017


Thank you for the wonderful weekend, lovely comfortable beds!. We had a brilliant time and we can’t wait to come and see you again.

 Pete & Nicky – 16th May 2017


We’ve had a wonderful time at Forget me not. We are from Kent so familiar with Rye but not much else in this area. It’s been a real eye opener for us, we’ve walked miles and seen some of the most beautiful countryside. Local hospitality has been exceptional too, A lovely accommodation in a lovely area. thank you also for our lovely welcome cake and wine. These went down very well indeed!

The Gordens – Tonbridge Kent – 15th April 2017


This was our second stay in Forget me Not and again, yes, we really enjoyed it! Best Wishes Thank you

Ludorf – Germany – 28th February 2017


Thank you very much for the very nice and welcoming accomodation.  Everything was just perfect!  We will definitely pass the word around about this location to our friends.  Thank you again.  All the best.

Family Pagand, Lille, France – 5 November 2016


We wanted to thank you for the wonderful, and above all very comfortable cottage.  Everything is so tastefully furnished.  Especially the beds, so cushy we almost forgot to get up!  The other equipment, e.g. the kitchen, leaves nothing to be desired. Thanks for the welcome package, especially the cake was delicious! We are really very satisfied.

Family Ludorf, Vettweiss, Germany 15 October 2016


The house was lovely and very peaceful which was just what we needed.  I forgot to say thank you for the cake – it was delicious!

Trillo,  London, UK 22 September 2016


I have been lucky enough to be the first guest to stay at Forget-Me-Not. The owners have thoughtfully provided everything for their guests comfort and convenience. Wonderfully comfortable beds,soft fluffy towels, in fact everything to make a perfect home (away from home) holiday. Thank you so much.

Christine V – 25th August 2016

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