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On since 2024

Last update: June 2024

Operating out of Hastings, East Sussex, East Sussex Escapes specialises in unique honeymoon experiences set in historical accommodations once home to the Duke of Wellington in 1806. Drawing from over three decades of rental industry experience, the team aims to provide post-wedding celebrations that go beyond the usual holiday experience. This historical honeymoon retreat caters to historians and antique collectors with original 18th and 19th-century furnishings reflecting the original owners' era.

Services Offered

Couples can stay in one of two historical luxury apartments: Duke of Wellington or Wellesley Retreat. These apartments, boasting three and one-bedroom configurations, they are adorned with exquisite furnishings, preserving the antique charm of yesteryears. Moreover, the properties feature an array of unique collectables for guests to admire and even purchase. East Sussex Escapes' primary goal is to provide every guest with a bespoke and luxurious experience befitting of any honeymoon abroad or at home.

Extra Services

Whether you're ending your special day with us or planning your dream trip with us to relax then we are here to make your stay that extra special. Whether you want decorations, sweet treat surprises or the perfect iterinary arranged and laid out for you then we are here to make all that happen. With our bespoke services we wish to make your stay unimaginable, just like your big day was.


We are happy to cater for hen groups, birthdays, anniversarys etc. Please feel free to contact us to discuss what we can do to make your event unique, like our properties.

Local events & festivals

Our wonderful seaside town boasts a vast range of festivals throughout the year, starting off with Mardi Gra pub events in Feb then onto our big MayDay Jack in the Green weekend with various events in between. Even in winter we finish off the years celebrations with our Bonfire procession and firework display in October. Contact us today to book your stay across on our weekends full of festivities.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

In which destinations are you specialised?


What kind of honeymoons do you specialise in?


Do you have wedding packages?

Yes, all our packages are tailored to our clients but they can include decor, treats, activies, pamper etc

Do you organise personalised honeymoons?


How far in advance should I contact you?

Due to our busy calendar for nearby festivals, local events etc we are often booked up to a year in advance. We recommend contacting us as soon as possible and we will always endeavour to help

Do you offer your own programmes?


Do you work with Tour Operators?


Operating hours:

Monday - Friday 10am -4pm

What are the forms of payment?

Cash, bank transfer & air bnb

Served in

East Sussex and Kent

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Wellesley House, Post Office Passage, High Street TN34 3EN Hastings (East Sussex)

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