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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Featured Historic Hotel
Ascot House Hotel Hastings

Ascot House Hotel
Torbay, Devon

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Set in an impressive early Victorian villa, Ascot House is a family-run hotel which has recently been acquired by Bernard, a French expatriate. He is partnered by Janice, who is English. Ascot House Hotel, which is being fully refurbished into a small boutique hotel, has free, private, off-road parking and … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

This political and religious manifesto of 1638 was signed by those opposed to Charles I's religious policy in Scotland



 Clue

This Day in British History

29 May, 1593

John Penry executed

Penry was convicted as the author of the Marprelate Tracts, which denied Elizabeth I's supremacy over the Church

Monarch Mayhem

This king came to the throne aged only 9



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National Trust

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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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Goonhavern (Self catering)
Ty Gwyn, Goonhavern

Ty Gwyn

This lovely cottage is in the village of Goonhavern near to Perranporth and can sleep six people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Mevagissey (Self catering)
Cottage: HCKIAKA, Mevagissey

Kia Ka Mina

LOVELY DETACHED DORMA BUNGALOW WITH FAR REACHING HARBOUR AND SEA VIEWS You will be a short stroll to the centre of this traditional Cornish fishing village where you can wander …
Sleeps 5

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