Locate attractions to visit including theme amusement parks, adventure parks, arts, crafts, picture galleries, cultural attractions and castles, living history attractions, ancient monuments, houses and gardens and museums to visit throughout the
whole of the South East.
Brockenhurst Hampshire. Tel 01590 612345 Formerly the 14th
century Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House has been home to the
Montagu family and their ancestors since 1538. You can still see the monastic
origins of the building and talk to Victorian characters from the house as you
Chichester West Sussex. Tel 01243 755000 Residing in one of
the countries finest stately homes the Dukes of Richmond
are the proud possessors of one of the most representative collections of English
art. Admire beautiful collections of porcelain, classic French furniture and take time to view the delightful scenes
of Gobelins tapestries.
Cobham Surrey. Tel 01932 868 113 One of the 18th century’s
great landscape parks. Here history, art and landscape design come together
spectacularly to offer visitors an enlightening, breath-taking and tranquil day
out. The perfect place to spend the day with its walking trails and varied
programme of events.
Whitehall Greater London. Tel 08444 827777 Set in the heart
of historic Whitehall, the Banqueting House is one of London's hidden treasures.
The house is all that remains of Whitehall Palace, when it was destroyed by
fire. Renowned for its architecture and painting and the scene of Charles I's
East Molesey Surrey. Tel 0870 751 5175 A magical history tour
inside and out, with stunning state apartments, a choice of six individual
tours, costumed guides and 60 acres of spectacular riverside gardens including
the world famous maze. Discover the magnificent state apartments of Henry VII
and William III
Greater London. Tel 08444 827777 A royal residence since
1689, today's visitors can explore the magnificent state apartments and the
Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. Visit the King's apartment, the Queen's
apartment, the Victorian rooms, plus the Orangery and sunken gardens. Sound
Richmond Surrey. Tel 08444 827777 The palace was George lll's
family home and the cottage was used by the King and his family as a
summerhouse. The cottage is open to the public in conjunction with the Royal
Botanic Gardens Kew for certain special events. The cottage has been preserved
as a nature reserve.
Knebworth Hertfordshire. Tel 01438 812661 Knebworth House is
unique, originally a red-brick Tudor manor house, it was transformed in 1843
into the gothic fantasy we see today, with turrets, griffins and gargoyles. Come
inside and you will find it retains the warmth and atmosphere of its mediaeval
Hatfield Hertfordshire. Tel 01707 262055 The State Rooms of
this celebrated Jacobean House are rich in paintings, furniture, fine tapestries
and historic armour. In the gardens can be found the Great Hall, the surviving
wing of the Royal Palace of Hatfield (1485) where queen Elizabeth I spent some
Sandwich Kent. Tel 01304 619919
Nestled in the ancient town of Sandwich amongst the
sumptuous surroundings, visitors will discover some
rather unique Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll designed
gardens. Stroll through 3.5 acres of ornamental gardens
or enjoy light refreshments in the lovely tea rooms.