South East England Travel Guide

Historic East Sussex, Kent, and Surrey

County Travel Guides
Herstmonceux Castle

East Sussex

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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The George At Nunney Woking

The George At Nunney
Nunney, Somerset

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Explore Bath and the West Country from The George at Nunney a 17th century coaching inn with bar restaurant and BandB hotel facilities facing the romantic ruin of the 14th century Nunney CastleWith Stonehenge Avebury Salisbury Shaftesbury Bristol and Cheddar Gorge all within an hour's drive this is the ideal … more >>

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British History Quiz

This Archbishop of Canterbury authored two Books of Common Prayer and helped Henry VIII divorce Catherine of Argagon


This Day in British History

19 November, 1789

Thames-Severn Canal opens

The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles

Monarch Mayhem

Daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise


National Trust

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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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Looe (Self catering)
Hayloft Cottage, Looe

Hayloft Cottage

Charming, traditional holiday cottage on a farm in Lanreath, eight miles from Looe, with two bedrooms accommodating four people.
Sleeps 4

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Coverack (Self catering)
The Farmhouse, Coverack

The Farmhouse

This charming, semi-detached cottage sits in a rural position near the village of Coverack in Cornwall, sleeping eight people in four bedrooms.
Sleeps 8

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