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Some of the most exquisite and intriguing historic houses in England can be found scattered across South East England. These stunning properties showcase some of the most beautiful architecture of their times, have links to iconic characters that have shaped British history and often have grounds and gardens that will take your breath away.

South East England's Stately Homes

There are so many esteemed historic houses throughout England and some amazing examples that the South East can lay claim to. Some of the most iconic from each county are featured here, but find many more and a stately home to visit near you using the map function at the bottom of this page.

Stately Homes in Hampshire

On the Isle of Wight, visit Queen Victoria's family home at Osborne House, marvel at the Victorian opulence and extravagant interiors and the stunning Indian décor of the Durbar Room.

Step back to the 15th Century in Southampton at Tudor House, the city's most important historic building or follow in the footsteps of acclaimed author Jane Austen at her house in Chawton where she wrote many of her novels. Discover Palace House at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu in the New Forest, home of the Montagu family home since 1538.

Nature lovers, head along to Gilbert White's House and Garden in Selborne, writer of the book ‘The Natural History of Selborne’, it is the fourth most published book in the English language or Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum and see where this literary great was born. 

Stanstead Park in Rowlands Castle takes you back to a bygone era and gives you the chance to explore the grand State Rooms and extensive Servant Quarters along with the 1800 acres of parkland.

Stately Homes in Berkshire

Dorney Court near Windsor is a Tudor Manor House where visitors will find six centuries of artefacts collected over thirteen generations.

Stately Homes in Buckinghamshire

Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire was built in the late 1800s by Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild; today it is home one of the most exceptional collections of French 18th Century decorative arts and English portraits in the world.

Near Milton Keynes, Bletchley Park  is a place of exceptional historic importance, as it was home of the top secret code-breaking centre during WWII and birthplace of modern information technology.

Stately Homes in Oxfordshire

The imposing baroque style of Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire is one of the most architecturally elaborate historic houses in England.

Discover the beautiful inspiration retreat and summer home of William Morris at Kelmscott Manor in Lechlade, Oxfordshire. This grade 1 listed farmhouse was built in the 1600's and recently saw conservation and restoration work funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and will reopen to the public April 2023.

Set in the Vale of The White Horse, Kingston Bagpuize was built circa 1660 and remodelled in the early 1700’s for the Blandy family.

Stately Homes in Kent

The beautiful Georgian house of Belmont, contains fabulous mementoes of the family's history and travels - fine paintings, furniture, Indian silverware and the finest and most extensive range of clocks in private hands in the country

Stately Homes in Sussex

The spectacular seaside palace of the Prince Regent (George IV) was transformed by John Nash into one of the most dazzling & exotic buildings in the British Isles, Royal Pavilion, Brighton or dive into Tudor and Elizabethan times with a visit to Anne of Cleves House, Lewes.

Pay a visit to the stunning Petworth House and Park in West Sussex, home to one of the finest art collections looked after by the National Trust or visit the beautiful Parham House, one of the top twenty houses featured in the Simon Jenkins' book ‘England’s Thousand Best Houses’. 

Bateman's is 17th century Sussex Ironmaster's house, built in a Wealden valley, was the home of writer Rudyard Kipling from 1902 to 1936.

Stately Homes in Surrey

Titsey Place and Gardens, Oxted is the one of the largest surviving historic houses in Surrey, dating back to the 16th century, the house and gardens are open to visitors from May - September.

If you love history and heritage, don't forget to enjoy exploring the different ways you can follow in the footsteps of Royalty throughout the South, on our royal connections page.  

You can also stay in some beautiful historic houses in the South, including Charney Manor, Oxfordshire, parts of which date back to the 13th Century. Gravetye Manor House, Sussex, once owned by William Robinson one of the greatest gardeners of all time and Oakley Hall Hotel, Hampshire, which dates back to 1795 and was formerly owned by the Bramston Family who were close friends of Jane Austen.

Stately Homes near me

With 185 million years of history to choose from, find historic houses near you by selecting the 'map view' button below.

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  1. Tudor House

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    Historic House / Palace

    Margate

    Thought to be one of the oldest of its kind in Kent, it was built around 1525 and is believed to be the home of a wealthy yeoman farmer

  2. Frogmore House

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    Historic House / Palace

    Windsor

    Late 17th-century royal residence, particularly associated with Queen Charlotte and Queen Victoria. Frogmore House will reopen to the public in 2023.

  3. Jane Austen’s House

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    Type:

    Museum

    Alton

    Jane Austen’s House in Chawton, Hampshire is the picturesque country cottage where Jane Austen lived. It is the most treasured Austen site in the world. It was here that Jane’s genius flourished and where she wrote, revised and had published all her…

  4. Upton Country Park

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    Type:

    Historic Site

    Poole

    Home to 160 acres of parkland, shoreline & formal estate gardens, Upton Country Park offers free admission, 7 days a week, all year round, however, opening times do vary on season.

  5. Nymans

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    Type:

    Garden

    Haywards Heath

    One of the great Gardens of the Sussex Weald with a collection of rare and beautiful plants from all over the world, including breathtaking spring colour in the walled garden, an old fashioned rose garden, summer borders and much more.

  6. Sandwich Guildhall

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    Historic House / Palace

    Sandwich


    Take a tour of Sandwich Guildhall. Built in the reign of Elizabeth I the Guildhall has been enlarged and modified in more recent times.

  7. Preston Manor & Gardens

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    Historic House / Palace

    Brighton

    A delightful manor house with the interior of an Edwardian home containing ceramics, furniture, glass, clocks and silver. Servants' quarters and restored kitchen. Garden.

  8. The Vyne

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    Castles & Stately Homes

    Basingstoke

    he Vyne is a warm red-bricked Tudor mansion built in the 16th century for Lord Sandys, Henry VIII's Lord Chamberlain, which later passed into the hands of the Chute family, who cared for the house and estate for over 300 years. It was remodelled to…

  9. Butser Ancient Farm

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    Farm

    Waterlooville

    Butser Ancient Farm, nestled within the Southdowns National Park, is a wonderful outdoor space showcasing Ancient Britain through experimental archaeology.

  10. Bletchley Park

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Milton Keynes

    Once Britain’s Best Kept Secret, today Bletchley Park is a heritage site and vibrant tourist attraction. Open daily, visitors can explore some of the iconic WW2 Codebreaking Huts and Blocks and marvel at the astonishing achievements of the…

  11. Royal Pavilion

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Brighton

    The Royal Pavilion is an exotic palace in the centre of Brighton with a colourful history. Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this historic house mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China.

  12. Winchester College

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    Historic Site

    Winchester

    Founded in 1382, Winchester College is believed to be the oldest continuously running school in the country.

  13. Tudor House and Garden

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    Historic House / Palace

    Southampton

    Uncover over 800 years of history in the heart of Southampton’s Old Town. Tudor House and Garden gives visitors an insight in to the lives and times of its residents with informative displays and hands on interactive experiences.

  14. Blenheim Palace

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    Historic House / Palace

    Woodstock

    Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and home to the Duke of Marlborough, Blenheim Palace, one of the finest baroque houses in England, is set in over 2,000 acres of landscaped gardens

  15. Temple Manor

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    Strood

    A 13th century great chamber, on a vaulted undercroft, of a manor house of the Knights Templar.

  16. Dorney Court

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    Historic House / Palace

    Windsor

    Dorney Court is one of the country’s finest stately homes and any visit is a fascinating and unique experience.

  17. Old Royal Naval College

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    LONDON

    Marvel at VisitEngland's Large Visitor Attraction of the Year, right in the heart of the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Explore the peaceful riverside location and Sir Christopher Wren’s iconic architecture. The stunning buildings…

  18. The State Rooms, Buckingham Palace

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    Historic House / Palace

    London

    The term ‘State Rooms’ is applied to those rooms that were designed and built as the public rooms of the Palace, in which monarchs receive, reward and entertain their subjects and visiting dignitaries.

  19. Windsor Castle

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    Castle / Fort

    Windsor

    Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, the family home of 39 British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years, and is today one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen.

    Open to visitors throughout the…

  20. Osborne

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    Type:

    Historic House / Palace

    East Cowes

    Step into Queen Victoria’s favourite country home and experience a world unchanged since the country's longest reigning monarch died here just over 100 years ago.

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