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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Grays Court
York, Yorkshire

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Over 900 years of history literally bordered by the walls of the City and just a few cobbles away from the magnificent York Minster - Grays Court proudly occupies a genuinely unique position in every sense of the word. Rooms have views of the Minster the City Walls and … more >>

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British History Quiz

King of Wessex and Mercia from 925, King of England from 926



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This Day in British History

20 January, 1265

Simon de Montfort's parliament meets in London

The parliament gathers 2 knights from each shire and 2 burgesses from certain selected boroughs

Monarch Mayhem

This king married Matilda, daughter of Malcolm III of Scotland



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Waterside Cottage, Little Petherick

Waterside Cottage

This wonderful, end-terrace cottage overlooking Little Petherick Creek, in Little Petherick, near Padstow in Cornwall can sleep up to four people in two bedrooms.
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Crackington Haven (Self catering)
Cottage: HCOWLHO, Crackington Haven

The Owl House

1 OF 2 PROPERTIES SET WITHIN 0.5 ACRE OF ENCLOSED GARDEN IN A DESIRABLE VILLAGE LOCATION These two detached character cottages are ideally situated and nestle beautifully on the …
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