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
George & Horn Inn Sarre

George & Horn Inn
Newbury, Hampshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The George & Horn is a 16th century inn located in the heart of the rural Hampshire village of Kingsclere. The nine recently refurbished ensuite bedrooms include a TV and internet access and many rooms have wonderful period features. The restaurant serves fine British cuisine and the ale … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

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British History Quiz

This fourth son of Edward III was virtual ruler of England from 1371-1399



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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 married twice, the second time to Joan of Navarre



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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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Truro (Self catering)
Phoenix Cottage, Truro

Phoenix Cottage

This delightful barn conversion is situated in Cornwall near the City of Truro and can sleep two adults and one baby in one bedroom. Two pets welcome.
Sleeps 2

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Liskeard (Self catering)
Peacehaven, Liskeard

Peacehaven

This welcoming, detached bungalow near Liskeard, Cornwall, sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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