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
Down Hall Country House Hotel Woking

Down Hall Country House Hotel
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Down Hall Hotel is one of Englands most established country house hotels. Located in Hatfield Heath, near Bishops Stortford on the Hertfordshire-Essex border, Down Hall Hotel is half an hour from central London and also ideally located just nine miles from London Stansted Airport.Dating back to 1322, this impressive Italianate … more >>

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HISTORY CORNER

Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
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British History Quiz

The 'rough wooing' described what action by Henry VIII?



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This Day in British History

17 January, 1775

Sheridan's The Rivals first peformed

Perhaps the best known work by the most famous playwright of his age was performed at Covent Garden

Monarch Mayhem

A king that was simultaneously the VIth and the Ist monarch of his name



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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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Gunnislake (Self catering)
No 50 Valley Lodge, Gunnislake

No 50 Valley Lodge

This stone built holiday lodge sits on the Honicombe Manor Holiday Village near Gunnislake in Cornwall and can sleep six people in its three bedrooms.
Sleeps 6

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Delabole (Self catering)
Snugglers' Cottage, Delabole

Snugglers' Cottage

This terraced cottage is in the historic village of Delabole, two miles from the coast and sleeps three people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 3

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