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Worthing pier, West Sussex

Worthing pier, West Sussex

Inspire Me!

We all need time out – whether it’s standing on a cliff-top, gazing at a beautiful garden or delving into the past lives of our literary and military heroes. This area of rich contrasts and exciting history, aptly named the Beautiful South, is sure to supply you with enough ideas to last a life time.

For a start, the constantly changing seasonal gardens of South East England offer a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, as do our iconic natural landscapes such as the South Downs or the New Forest, location of some of the most popular days out in the UK.

The region is a cultural magnet too. Some of the English language’s most celebrated authors, comedians, musicians and actors have called South East England home as some point in their lives. The houses and towns connected with the likes of Charles DickensJane Austen and Kenneth Grahame collectively provide pages and pages of good day out ideas.

For other unique ideas for days out in South East England, explore the region’s connections with the Royal Family or its key role in Britain’s military history.

Hole Park Gardens

Hole Park Gardens

Fifteen acres with formal gardens,meadow and woodlands. Hole Park is perhaps noted for topiary and an amazing display of spring colour, followed by...

Hole Park Gardens

Hole Park Gardens

15 acres of spectacular gardens and woodlands. Spectacular bluebell wood.

Dorneywood House & Gardens

Dorneywood House & Gardens

1930s-style garden, with herbaceous borders, cottage garden and lily pond Did...

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace

This magnificent palace set in delightful gardens was famously one of Henry VIII’s...

Loseley Park

Loseley Park

Built in the reign of Elizabeth I, Loseley Park stands in ancient Surrey parkland...