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Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire

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

Winchester Science CentreFor 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.

Hall Place and Gardens

Hall Place and Gardens

Hall Place is a Grade I listed country house built in 1537 for former Lord Mayor of London, Sir John Champneys. The Tudor house, that has recently...

Hall Place and Gardens

Hall Place and Gardens

Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion set in award winning landscaped gardens, with visitor...

Go Ape Tree Top Adventure - Alice Holt

Go Ape Tree Top Adventure - Alice Holt

Days out at Go Ape are about living life more adventurously, having fun with friends...

Birling Gap

Birling Gap

Situated at the base of the chalk cliffs called the Seven Sisters. Shingle giving...

Grey's Court Garden

Grey's Court Garden

A picturesque house with tranquil walled gardens.

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Go Ape Tree Top Adventure

Go Ape Tree Top Adventure

Start by booking your Go Ape outing. Head into the forest for our epic Tree-Top Adventure. The classic and original Go Ape experience. We¹ll brief...