Attractions in South East England
THE GURKHA MUSEUM
Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TS
The Gurkha Museum commemorates the services of Gurkhas to the British since 1815. The story starts with the Gurkha homeland Nepal before unfolding Gurkha military deeds from 1815 to the present day. The displays cover Gurkha service in the old ...
THE OBSERVATORY SCIENCE CENTRE
Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN
Within the grounds of Herstmonceux Castle is the Observatory Science Centre, former home of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. With over 100 exhibits, telescope tours, a discovery park and hands-on experiments for all ages, the centre promises a fun...
CRABBLE CORN MILL
Lower Road River, Dover, Kent, CT17 0UY
The Crabble Corn Mill is a beautiful Georgian watermill, situated in a picturesque, peaceful area of the town. The lakeside tea-rooms serve food from home-baked mill flour, offering the real taste of traditional Kent food. Visitors can see t...
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...
Zoos & Wildlife Parks
BRIGHTON SEA LIFE CENTRE
Marine Parade, Madeira Drive, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1TB
The magnificent Brighton Sea Life Centre combines the splendour of Victorian architecture with modern marine life habitats. It boasts a walkthrough underwater observation tunnel. Themed marine displays reveal the fascinating habitats found beneath...
306TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP MUSEUM
Bedford Autodrome, Thurleigh Airfield Business Park, MK44 2YP
A visit to the museum will transport you back in time with many fascinating themed displays. The large collection of 306th memorabilia includes the famous Norden Bomb Site, and the first Medal of Honour awarded to an enlisted man. There are displa...
Theatres & Concert Venues
Churchill Way, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7QR
The Anvil is the finest concert hall in the south, with superb acoustics and a wide-ranging programme of music for all tastes. It's easy to reach, just 45 minutes from London Waterloo, or M3 J6. Group booking: 01256 366935 Admin: 01256 819797 ...
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...
Museums & Galleries
GUILDFORD HOUSE GALLERY
155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 3AJ
A fascinating 17th century town house, built between 1660 and the 1680's by the Childe family. The building has been many things over the years, including a saddlers, a tent makers, a stationers, a restaurant, a cake and chocolate shop (where t...
Museums & Galleries
MAIDSTONE MUSEUM & BENTLIF ART GALLERY
St. Faith Street, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 1LH
Housed in the Elizabethan Chillington Manor, this exceptionally fine regional museum boasts specialist galleries which include costume, local history and natural history including dinosaurs and fossils. Also on display, Japanese, medieval, English...