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With some of the most popular tourist attractions in England, you will never be stuck for ideas on places to visit in the South East this year. When you plan your next trip be sure to look at the range on offer in one of the most diverse and beautiful parts of England.

For inspiring things to see, look no further than enchanting castles, impressive cathedrals, inspiring museums, historic houses and lots more can all be found here in the South East.

For starters there is Wakehurst in Sussex, Windsor Castle in Berkshire, Canterbury Cathedral in Kent and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard in Hampshire.

South East England’s climate also makes the area perfect for must-see vineyards and beautiful gardens, but there are also plenty of indoor attractions for a rainy day

However, if you prefer to quench your thirst with a beer, there are plenty of established breweries, as well and some Great Country Pubs that showcase these local brews.

Kids entertainment

If you intend on taking the children along and having some family fun, check out the exciting theme parkspopular zoos, steam railways and farm parks – all of which are sure to provide that next memorable day out in South East England for you and your family.

Best Tourist Attractions Near Me

Browse the below list featuring some of the best attractions in the South East or for a list of local attractions near you, select map view to search geographically.

If your South East of England break involves a day trip to London we can highly recommend the Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory Greenwich and the National Maritime Museum.

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  1. Mid-Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'

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    Steam Railway

    Alresford

    Let the train take the strain as you sit back, relax and travel through the heart of the English countryside.

  2. 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.

  3. City Sightseeing

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    Trips & Tours

    Oxford

    Open top bus tours of Oxford and the Historic University. Tickets valid all day. All major sights covered. Live guides.

  4. South Downs Heritage Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Hassocks

    A unique visitor attraction in a stunning oak-framed barn. Independent British artists, designers and makers regularly showcase their work to the public.

  5. Bletchley Park

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    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…

  6. SeaCity Museum

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    Museum

    Southampton

    Based at the heart of Southampton, SeaCity Museum tells the story of the people of the city, their fascinating lives and historic connections with Titanic and the sea. Visit SeaCity Museum and Southampton to discover how they bring maritime history…

  7. Connaught Theatre, Cinema & Studio

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    Theatre

    Worthing

    The Art Deco Connaught Theatre, Cinema and Studio hosts a wide variety of plays ranging from musicals and thrillers to drama and children’s shows as well as 2D and 3D blockbuster films.

  8. City Cruises Poole

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    Boat Trip

    POOLE

    City Cruises Poole operates daily from Poole Quay. Our summer cruises include – Harbour and Islands Cruises, Jurassic Coastal Cruises, Return Cruises to the Victorian resort of Swanage and Private Charters. For the winter season we have a fantastic…

  9. Coombes Farm Tours

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    Farm

    Lancing

    In Coombes, near Lancing, West Sussex, England UK where the Passmore family have been farming for 5 generations since 1901.

  10. Wey and Arun Canal Trust

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    Boat Trip

    Loxwood

    In 1970 a few enthusiastic individuals formed the Wey & Arun Canal Society; more supporters were quickly gained, and in 1973 the Society was re-formed as a charitable Trust Company, the Wey & Arun Canal Trust Limited.

  11. Edward Thomas circular walk

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    Walking Tour

    Steep near Petersfield

    A 4 mile circular walk with stunning views of the South Downs

  12. Mayflower Theatre

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    Theatre

    Southampton

    The largest Theatre in the south, The Mayflower offers spectacular touring musicals - many direct from the West End - plus opera, ballet and comedy.

  13. Farmer Gow's

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    Farm

    Faringdon

    Farmer Gow’s ~ the ‘favourite place on earth’ for lots of its young visitors.

  14. Assembly Hall

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    Theatre

    Worthing

    The largest of the town’s entertainment venues, hosting live bands; Worthing Symphony Orchestra and the Wurlitzer Organ, ideal for music, comedy and events.

  15. Kent & Sussex Apple Juice & Cider Centre

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    Garden Centre

    Hartfield

    Farm shop and PYO Centre open all year with free tasting of over 25 ciders and apple juices. Wide range of local produce.

  16. Washbrooks Farm Centre

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    Farm

    Hassocks

    Pigs, cows, horses, ponies, donkeys, sheep, goats, poultry and rabbits, usually with their young, may be seen and touched. Adventure playground and tractor rides.

  17. Great Dixter House and Gardens

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    Garden

    Rye

    Great Dixter is an historic house, a garden of world renown, a centre of education, and a place of pilgrimage for horticulturists from across the world.

  18. Pooh Corner

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Hartfield

    Pooh Corner is a gift shop specialising in Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends. The timber frame building is some 300 years old and has low ceilings - so you may have to duck your head to cross the threshold.

  19. Leisure Pursuits

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    Sports Ground

    Ashurst Wood, East Grinstead

    Leisure Pursuits specialise in outdoor activities for individuals, corporate/private groups e.g. stag/hen parties. Among the many activities we offer are off-road driving, clay pigeon shooting, monster trucks, archery, hovercraft, etc.

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