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Royal Ascot in Berkshire

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South East Things to Do

Whether visiting for a day, a week or a month, the South East of England boasts a plethora of some of the best attractions and outdoor pursuits to be had anywhere in the country. Come rain or shine, there are endless options when you’re looking for things to do in the South East. We are never short of ideas for absorbing days out that are guaranteed to satisfy every member of the family.

Top Days Out

For thoughtful days out, delve into the South East’s rich legacy by visiting one of the many historic houses, impressive forts and castles and inspiring churches and cathedrals – a perfect setting for a romantic escape, and in some of them you can even stay the night. For a tasteful experience, drop in on one of our fine vineyards for a glass or two (be sure to leave the car at home) or splash the cash on a spot of retail therapy at one of the area’s tempting shopping centes.

What to do

So what about the kids? The South East is also chock-a-block with possibilities for a great day out with the family. With some of the best theme parks in England, as well as fascinating zoos and wildlife parks and intriguing museums, the opportunities for amusing your kids are endless. Why not take a look at our Family Fun packed with great ideas for fun days out with the family.

If you want to get out and about and discover even more things to do in the southeast of England, have a look at the range of guided tours or walking tours. Or if you prefer a slower pace, there are always the coastal resorts where you can spend a relaxing day on the beach.

If all that is still not enough to fill your well-earned leisure time, other ideas for days out in the South East include our great range of golf courses and celebrated breweries.

Stanley Spencer Gallery

Stanley Spencer Gallery

This Gallery, opened in 1962, is dedicated to the life and work of Sir Stanley Spencer RA (1891-1959) and stands as a lasting memorial to the man who...

Stanley Spencer Gallery

Stanley Spencer Gallery

This Gallery is dedicated to the life and work of Sir Stanley Spencer RA (1891-1959)...

Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral

Consecrated in AD604, the present building dates from 1080. A blend of Norman and...

Westbury Manor Museum

Westbury Manor Museum

An elegant 18thC building with a Victorian-style public garden at the rear. Displays...

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace

Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and home to the Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim...

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Hambledon Vineyard

Hambledon Vineyard

Originally the oldest commercial vineyard in England, Hambledon is set to become the UK’s top sparkling wine producer. Aside from the onsite...