South East England Travel Guide

Historic East Sussex, Kent, and Surrey

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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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Rowton Castle Hotel
Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Rowton Castle is a beautiful 17th century grade 2 listed building set in 17 acres of tranquil grounds six miles west from the historic town of Shrewsbury. We are the perfect venue for a prestigious function or a few days away from it all. A castle … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This Protestant martyr was burned at the stake at Smithfield in 1546



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This Day in British History

24 February, 1711

Handel's first London opera performed

The Queen's Theatre in Haymarket was the venue for Handel's 'Rinaldo'

Monarch Mayhem

This king was buried beside his father at Fontevraulx Abbey



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St Columb Major (Self catering)
Chy Ewn, St Columb Major

Chy Ewn

This cottage is set in the heart of the ancient small town of St Columb Major and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Hollabury Cottage

CHARACTER VICTORIAN COTTAGE CLOSE TO MANY SANDY BEACHES This charming end-terraced cottage enjoys a peaceful location yet is just 10 minutes walk from the varied selection of sandy beaches and cliff …
Sleeps 5

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