An estimated 39.7 million inbound tourists, and 80% of Brits, are expected to have holidayed in the UK in 2017. There has never been a better time to rent out your property as a short-term holiday let.
West Sussex has so much to offer when it comes to making holidaymakers happy. It is no wonder the region attracts millions of tourists every year. Many choose to pack their cases and leave busy city living to enjoy the tranquillity of southern life. There are lots of wonderful places to explore, and plenty of amazing events enticing new people to the area. Letting your property out to holidaymakers to earn extra income is becoming increasingly popular and profitable for those in West Sussex.
Goodwood is a historic venue that needs no introduction. This sporting estate is well respected by many, including the rich, famous and royalty. Home to a historic Motor Racing Circuit and Racecourse, Goodwood’s thoroughly planned and brilliantly executed events see over half a million spectators from around the globe flock to the estate to enjoy festivals such as Glorious Goodwood Horse Racing, and for motor sport enthusiasts The Festival of Speed and The Goodwood Revival. Each event goes from strength to strength, getting bigger and better, year on year. It is during this time that property lets in the surrounding area are in high demand and highly profitable.
Arundel is undeniably beautiful, with tourists choosing to visit this quirky market town for picturesque views, shopping and of course Arundel Castle. However, an event that draws the real crowds is the annual ‘Arundel Festival’. This 10-day, award winning, multi arts festival is a truly engaging and creative occasion that will have you inspired from the moment you arrive. The event, being charity and volunteer run, has a real sense of community spirit, creating an uplifting atmosphere that everyone can participate in.
West Dean is home to the UK’s biggest Chilli Festival. It has become a haven for people looking to experience some Latin flair while enjoying an exciting, fun-filled day out. The festival has many activities to keep you entertained from day to night. Feast on delicious chilli infused foods, experience cooking demonstrations, shop at the many stalls and dance the night away to Latin music while enjoying a cocktail or two. The festival atmosphere is truly contagious and attracts many people visiting the area to experience this family-friendly day out.
West Sussex boasts some of the UK’s finest beaches. Arguably the best, West Wittering is set in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is well known for its wildlife and birds. This large, unspoilt sandy beach has tidal pools and extensive grasslands, including sand dunes. A Blue Flag beach, West Wittering has high quality bathing water and first-rate facilities. It is perfect for windsurfing, kitesurfing and ideal for families looking for a safe beach for children. This area is particularly popular with guests from London, many of whom choose to holiday here.
England’s newest National Park, The South Downs National Park was established in 2011. With breath-taking views across ancient woodland, heaths, hills and farmland, there is natural beauty as far as the eye can see. For those who love to be outside, at one with nature and wildlife, this tranquil spot of the UK will not disappoint. And there is, of course, plenty of traditional pubs to quench your thirst, and picturesque market towns for a spot of shopping. It is no wonder that tourists flock to this area to relax and refresh.
Now is the time to rent out your property as a short-term holiday let. Whether you have a property that is available throughout the year, or for the odd week or weekend, allow your property to bring you extra income. You can earn up to 3 times as much income from a holiday let property than a long-term rental.
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