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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Rose and Crown Colchester Cranbrook

Rose and Crown Colchester
Colchester, Essex

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

The oldest Hotel in England's oldest recorded town. The BEST WESTERN Rose and Crown Hotel originally a 14th century posting house lovingly restored to a modern day hotel. Twelve Superior rooms renovated October 2013 with Eco LED Lighting Superior Soft Furnishings and beverages including mineral water and hot chocolate Contemporary … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

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British History Quiz

This financial institution was formed in 1694 to finance William III's French wars



 Clue

This Day in British History

25 May, 1659

Richard Cromwell resigns

Oliver Cromwell's son and heir paves the way for Restoration of the Monarchy

Monarch Mayhem

This weak-willed king was married to Margaret of Anjou



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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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Newlyn (Self catering)
Cottage: HCHWATC, Newlyn

Harbour Watch

MAGNIFICENT HARBOUR VIEWS Newlyn is home to the largest fleet of fishing boats in the UK. Clustered around the harbour with its original quay is an array of fishing …
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Lands End (Self catering)
Cottage: HCTROTT, Lands End

Trotters Barn

1 OF 2 PROPERTIES SET WITHIN 20 ACRES WITH CATTLE This lovely detached barn has been converted to a high standard yet retains many original features such as exposed beams …
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