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Joss Bay Surf School, Kent

Joss Bay Surf School, Kent

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.

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Birling Gap and Crowlink, near Eastbourne in East Sussex, are part of the world famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs, one of the longest stretches of...

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Surf, go rock pooling or relax in the sun at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters.

Knole

Knole

Set at the heart of the only remaining medieval deer park in Kent, Knole's...

Arlington Bluebell Walk & Farm Trail

Arlington Bluebell Walk & Farm Trail

Enjoy vistas of bluebells in 23 acres of ancient woodland. Walks and trails through...

Fuzzacker Guided Walks

Fuzzacker Guided Walks

Excellent tours and walks in the New Forest and Dorset led by the best local,...

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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...