Pulborough has seen huge spikes in demand with holidaymakers in 2016, according to new data from holidaylettings.co.uk.
Research by the rental website – owned by TripAdvisor - reveals the ten destinations within an hour of London that have seen the most significant rise in demand this year, with Pulborough seeing 40% more enquiries than in 2015.
Jack Johnson, spokesperson for Holidaylettings.co.uk, said that the findings show that Pulborough is more in demand with holidaymakers than ever before, making it a great time to rent out your home to generate some extra income.
Lewes in East Sussex is also flagged up as gaining popularity.
Jack said: “These new stats prove that Pulborough and Lewes are increasingly in demand with travellers in and around London. It’s great to see some new tourism hotspots emerge in recent years, alongside old favourites like Whitstable.”
The website describes Pulborough in the following way: “Board a train from London Victoria and in around an hour you’ll be in the gorgeous village of Pulborough, on the banks of the River Arun. The pretty Georgian buildings, the RSPB Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserve and the atmospheric remains of Pulborough Castle are a treat for the eyes.
“There are also some fascinating historical sights to see in this large village, such as Bignor Roman Villa and St Botolph’s Church. For a relaxing day out, why not take a ride on the South Downs Light Railway before taking a tour of Stopham Vineyard? There are some gorgeous gastropubs nearby, including The White Hart, so if you want to enjoy a cosy meal out in the evening, you’ll have plenty of choice.”
For more information about registering your home visit the holidaylettings.co.uk website.
The ten spots within an hour of London that have seen the biggest year-on-year rise in interest this year:
Newbury – 220%
Folkestone – 112.50%
Faversham – 100.00%
Chobham – 90.91%
Maidstone – 60.00%
Whitstable – 41.38%
Pulborough – 40.00%
Lewes – 35.00%
Henley-on-Thames – 27.66%
Southend-on-Sea – 26.67%
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