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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Solberge Hall Hotel Tunbridge Wells

Solberge Hall Hotel
Northallerton, Yorkshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

This majestic Georgian Manor House is set in 9 acres of gardens and woodland and is a relaxing sumptuous retreat conveniently only 10 minutes from the A1. Solberge Hall is approached via a long sweeping driveway standing proudly in calm and tranquil surroundings. The hotel offers comfort and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This queen of the Iceni launched a rebellion against the Romans invaders of Britain



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This Day in British History

19 September, 1356

Battle of Poitiers

English under Edward, the Black Prince, defeat French army and capture John II of France

Monarch Mayhem

This king was the son of Stephen, Count of Blois and Chartres



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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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Coverack (Self catering)
Mount Earl, Coverack

Mount Earl

Mount Earl offers a high degree of privacy and seclusion. A quarter of a mile from the nearest public lane, set above the beautiful Downas Valley within 32 acres of …
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East Taphouse (Self catering)
Nightingale Cottage, East Taphouse

Nightingale Cottage

This romantic cottage near East Taphouse sleeps two people in one bedroom.
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