South East England Travel Guide

Historic East Sussex, Kent, and Surrey

County Travel Guides
Herstmonceux Castle

East Sussex
Kent
Surrey

Special Destination guides:
Brighton - The south coast resort town graced by the Prince Regent's extravagant Royal Pavillion.
Canterbury - one of the most historic cities in Europe
Rye - a delightful seaside village.
Tunbridge Wells - a fashionable Georgian spa town with a location that makes it a perfect base for exploring Kent and south-east England.

Editor's picks - Top 5 reasons to visit South East England
  • 1. The gardens at Scotney Castle
  • 2. Water-ringed Bodiam Castle
  • 3. The worn half-timbered manor of Ightam Mote
  • 4. Lonely Romney Marsh
  • 5. Canterbury, cathedral et al.


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Lygon Arms Polegate

Lygon Arms
Broadway, Worcestershire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

As one of the most celebrated hotels in England The Lygon Arms (Pronounced Liggon) a Premium Hotel, has been welcoming travellers since the 16th Century and today its charm and sense of occasion are as pronounced as ever while complemented by the best of modern comfort. The hotel has just … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

A 'pocket borough' was also known as what?



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This Day in British History

20 April, 1653

Cromwell dissolves the 'Rump' Parliament

The Long Parliament, which begain in 1640, is finally brought to an end

Monarch Mayhem

Who died after eating a meal of lampreys - against his doctor's orders



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National Trust

National Trust membership

National Trust membership

Free entry to National Trust properties throughout England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, plus discounted admission to National Trust for Scotand properties.

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Padstow (Self catering)
Cottage: HCPENDA, Padstow

Pendavey Farm House

THIS STRIKING GEORGIAN HOUSE ENJOYS UNINTERUPTED VIEWS OF THE ESTUARY. The accommodation is the main wing of this attractive Georgian style building that enjoys its own completely private garden and …
Sleeps 8

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St Breward (Self catering)
Dromore, St Breward

Dromore

This semi-detached property is in the village of St Breward near Bodmin and sleeps six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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