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Looking Glass Cottage

Brighton - East Sussex

Once in a lifetime Alice-in-Wonderland themed 16th Century cottage in Brighton, seconds from the beach

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
£890-1185 per week
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book...

Looking Glass Cottage is owned and managed by Jacqueline Martin.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Jacqueline Martin.

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • One of the oldest houses in Brighton, decked out with Alice in Wonderland paraphernalia, and seconds from the trendy coastal haunts that are The Lanes.
  • Take in the sun from your very own south facing terrace, rare in this part of town.
  • Youre perfectly located to pop out for coffees, a bottle of wine, or a takeaway from any of the fantastic local businesses in this neighbourhood.
  • Be on the beach in seconds, or spend the day in this remarkable house which will stay with you long after you move on.

  You should know...

  • As a very old property, the stairs are steep and access is challenging for those with limited mobility.
  • Small, well behaved pets are permitted but please make contact in advance to discuss this.
  • There is no dining room in the house, but there are a range of award winning eateries nearby.

  The Detail...

About a minutes stroll from the edgy and iconic waterfront of the beach in Brighton, Looking Glass Cottage is a truly unique 16th Century cottage comprehensively decked out inside and out with an Alice in Wonderland theme. Combining the quirky aesthetics of Lewis Carrols masterpiece with a perfect location, Looking Glass Cottage is the dream getaway for groups of up to eight plus a baby, looking to spend time in a magical and surreal cottage in the throbbing heart of Britains edgiest seaside town.

Everything about this old house suggests quirkiness and creativity, with furnishings, dcor and art objects all taken from different passages and characters from the Alice books. From multiple vintage mirrors to playing card themed wallpaper, this remarkable house will leave you feeling immersed in the Alice in Wonderland world. After a nostalgic trip down memory lane, bringing to life the wild universe of Alice, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and the famous White Rabbit, head out and visit the famous Lanes of Brighton, a series of streets containing excellent small markets and independent shops, celebrated throughout the South East of England.

Looking Glass Cottage has been featured in a number of architecture, lifestyle, and fashion magazines, and as soon as you step inside youll realise why. This former fishermans cottage is a delight to be in, whether youre reclining on a super-sumptuous quilted bed or heading from the charming Mad Hatter Lounge out to the terrace to enjoy a glass of wine. Tiled floors, original woodwork, comfortable furniture and artistic furnishings come together to create a house unlike youve ever seen.

Two of the three dedicated bedrooms benefit from versatile twin single/double bed sets up, while the third has a double bed. The Mad Hatter Lounge can sleep an additional two guests on the single sofa beds. There is a family size bathroom in the house, as well as a lavatory downstairs.

Long celebrated for its art scene, night life, student population and liberal, laid back attitudes, Brighton is a fantastic city to visit for a night, a long weekend, or six months. No matter what the demographic makeup of your group, youre bound to find your passion in this seaside paradise. Packed with hidden gems, Brighton coasts some of the best bars in England, a variety of vintage and retro shops and stalls, and wonderful restaurants. If live music is your wheelhouse then you couldnt hope for a better town to find yourself in.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Television
Also Available
  • Walking distance to pub

In the Lanes, close to seafront


  • Beach (sea)
  • Boat trips
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Kite surfing
  • Massage
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Nightlife (lively)
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Sailing
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Surfing
  • Swimming pool (public)

  On the map...

  Nearest Airport

London Gatwick Airport - 45mins

  Detailed Pricing Information...

We have seasonal rates and discount for stays longer than 2 nights so please ask for a quote
Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec: £203 per night (Mon - Thurs), £323 per night (Fri-Sun)
March, Oct: £235 per night (Mon - Thurs), £378 per night (Fri-Sun)
April through September: £270 per night (Mon - Thurs), £430 per night (Fri-Sun)
Christmas and New Year: £935 for 3 nights



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£890-1185 per week
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

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Looking Glass Cottage is owned and managed by Jacqueline Martin.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Jacqueline Martin.

Message the owner  
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