Attractions in South East England
Museums & Galleries / Tourist Attractions
THE SHIPWRECK MUSEUM
Rock A Nore Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3DW
This award winning museum is devoted to the history of wrecked ships. Hastings has one of the richest displays of shipwrecks at low tide in Europe. An exciting audio-visual presentation tells the story of the ships featured in the display. Thes...
Castles & Historic Monuments
HERSTMONCEUX CASTLE, GARDENS & GROUNDS
Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
Gardens and Grounds of Herstmonceux Castle - a 15th Century moat castle is set in 550 acres of glorious woodland and gardens. Visit the tearoom, visitor centre and children's woodland play area and take a leisurely walk along the nature trail. ...
Castles & Historic Monuments
SAXON TOWER OF ST MICHAEL AT THE NORTHGATE CHURCH
Cornmarket Street, Oxford, OX1 3EY
St. Michael at the North Gate is the City Church of Oxford. The Saxon Tower is the oldest building in town, dating back to the 1040s. Visitors are welcome to climb to the top, where a stunning view of the 'dreaming spires' awaits them. As you clim...
Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2EE
The Mother Church of the Anglican Communion and a superb example of English ecclesiastical architecture. Founded by St Augustine in 597AD it was the country’s first Cathedral, the building is particularly renowned for its outstanding examples of 1...
NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM
Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO4 27ZN
A great day out for the whole family, discover the Palace House & Gardens on the Beaulieu River in the New Forest, Beaulieu Abbey and how the Cistercian monks lived in the 13th Century. The National Motor Museum has a priceless collection of over ...
Museums & Galleries
SPITFIRE & HURRICANE MEMORIAL BUILDING MUSEUM
The Airfield, Manston Road, Ramsgate, Kent, CT12 5DF
Genuine WW II Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft and a large collection of WW II memorabilia on display. Free admission. Free coach and car parking. Cafeteria and gift shop. Disabled facilities. Open: All year, British Summertime 10am-5pm, Winter 10a...
The Keep, Rochester
Rochester Castle is one of the best preserved and finest examples of Norman architecture in England. The castle has had a chequered history, having been three times subjected to siege and in 1215 partly demolished by King John, who gained entry by...
ST MARY'S SPELDHURST
3 mile north west of Royal Tunbridge Wells, a wonderful Victorian interior with fine stained glass windows by William Morris and Sir Edward Burne Jones.
ALDERSHOT MILITARY MUSEUM
Evelyn Woods Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 2LG
Housed in the only surviving brick-built barrack blocks left in Aldershot and built in 1894, these bungalow-type buildings once covered the whole of North Camp. Today they tell the story of daily life for both soldier and civilian since 1854, as A...
Theatres & Concert Venues
Wote Street, Basingstoke, RG21 7NW
The Haymarket has a wide-ranging drama and dance programme, including family shows. It's easy to reach, just 45 minutes from London Waterloo, or M3 J6. Group booking: 01256 366935 Admin: 01256 819797 Fax: 01256 331733