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Our seaside cottages and apartments are available to all members of the RAF family, however during periods of high demand priority will be given to serving RAF couples or families. Our seaside cottages are also available for RAF veterans.

Seacot House

If you'd like to find out more about eligibility, please contact us. Please note that our cottages and apartments will only be allocated three months in advance. You may apply at any time.

Booking procedure

If you'd like to come and stay, please follow these instructions:

1. Download and complete our application form (Word 60KB). The application form can be completed electronically or printed out and returned by post.

2. If you are currently serving, to verify your service history, take your completed application to your station's OC PMS, or an officer, for them to complete their recommendation. Otherwise, please contact SSAFA or RAFA in order to meet with one of their local caseworkers so they can complete the additional sections on the form.

3. Send the form to: Shirley Steeples RN, General Manager, Princess Marina House, Seafield Road, Rustington, West Sussex BN16 2JG or email the form to shirley.steeples@rafbf.org.uk.

You'll usually hear from us within a couple of weeks.

How much does it cost

Our cottages and apartments are available to RAF families at the affordable rate of between £30 and £50 a night throughout the year.

If you have financial difficulties, you may also be able to apply for a grant from the care services team at the RAF Benevolent Fund to help you pay for the cost of a stay.

Stays are limited to two weeks. Shorter stays of three nights or more are possible, at £30 per night.

0800 169 2942

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