Discover South East England where you can follow in the footsteps of Royalty at the weekend home of the British Royal Family, holiday home of Queen Victoria and array of palaces, castles and manor houses once frequented by Kings and Queens.

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There are a host of reasons to include South East England in your 2021 travel plans.  Whether you're planning a list of staycation destinations or post lockdown 'places to visit', we hope to inspire and excite you about your next visit to South East England. With it's 400 miles of stunning coastline, 3 million acres of natural beauty, and array of vibrant cities and towns to enjoy a weekend break too, South East England is a destination full of diversity. 

Visiting with family and friends, discover our award winning blue flag beaches, free things to do and family friendly events to inspire and delight.  Take a look at our blog and pass newsletters for ideas and destination showcases to help plan your visit.  You'll find a whole host of accommodation choices across the width and breath of South East England including self catering cottages to glamping and camping sites, some which you can book directly with or others that link through to the owners websites for you to find out more and book directly with them.   

If the great outdoors makes for an ideal holiday, short break or day trip for you, find over 140 vineyards to explore, glorious gardens a plenty and a multitude of on the water experiences to enjoy.  With over 11,000 miles of walking trails to explore, along with a host of cycling routes to conquer the South East is definently the place to be in 2021 for an outdoor adventure.

If you love history and heritage, stories of smugglers, battles, knights, kings and queens, you'll find the South East offers a host of fascinating places to discover.  From castles to UNESCO World Heriage sites, churchs and catherdrals, manor houses and more.....  Plan your visit with our things to do pages which will help you find what you are looking for.  With 185 million years of history to discover there is plenty to keep you busy.

We know that food and drink and local experiences are more important now than ever, as we move to a more sustainable future. Our made in the South East pages help you understand the regional specialities, discover local breweries and distillieries, to venues to enjoy a local afternoon tea or resturants to dine out in whilst here.   

If you want to know more about a specific destination, then us our links on our stay local, support local pages to find the 25 official tourism websites within the South East. You can then follow them and us on social media (links at the top of the page) and subscribe to our e-news to keep up to date with what is happening across the region. 

Don't forget a trip to the South East doesn't have to cost the earth and our special offers pages will help you save money and make the most out of your visit.  

We very much look forward to welcoming you to South East England, the sunniest destination in the UK, please remember to share your photos and stories with us by tagging us in and using the #lovesoutheastengland.

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