A day out
Be inspired by our ideas for a great day out in the Beautiful South.
The South East is home to two of the country’s best loved theme parks – Thorpe Park and Chessington World of Adventures. With lots of thrills and spills there’s more than enough to keep kids and big kids entertained all day at either of these top class adventure parks.
If retail therapy is the order of the day, then head for either Guildford, Lewes or Royal Tunbridge Wells.
Combine the best of both worlds in Brighton – an exciting and cosmopolitan seaside city with much to offer. The city has all you would expect of a seaside city, including the fun of the traditional Brighton Pier and of course the pebble beach, and much more.
History buffs are spoilt for choice in the South East with more than its fair share of great houses and castles. Choose from one of the following for a fascinating and rewarding day out.
The phrase ‘gardens galore’ certainly applies to the South East. Gardens of all shapes and sizes, famous and secret are to be found here and in great numbers. Here are just a few to choose from. Allow a whole day to experience the full beauty of each of these enchanting places.
Need your cultural batteries re-charging? The South East has some artistic surprises in store.
The market town of Guildford can be reached within 30 minutes of Gatwick and has lot to offer for a varied and relaxing day out. Excellent shopping facilities are only part the story. The River Wey flows through the town and a river boat trip from the Guildford Boat House is the perfect and most relaxing way to see some of the Surrey countryside.