Sights & Attractions in The Southeast

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Name Category Location
 
Bodiam Castle
Immortalized in paintings, photographs, and films, Bodiam Castle...
Castles / Palaces Rye
 
Brighton Beach
Brighton's most iconic landmark is its famous beach, which sweeps...
Beaches Brighton
 
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
The grounds of the Royal Pavilion contain this museum, in a former...
Museums / Galleries Brighton
 
Brighton Pier
Opened in 1899, the pier is an amusement park set above the sea...
Marinas / Piers Brighton
 
Buttermarket
Mercery Lane, with its medieval-style cottages and massive, overhanging...
Neighborhoods / Streets Canterbury
 
Canterbury Cathedral
The focal point of the city was the first of England's great...
Religious Sites Canterbury
 
Canterbury Heritage Museum
The medieval Poor Priests' Hospital is the site of this quirky...
Museums / Galleries Canterbury
 
Canterbury Roman Museum
Below ground, at the level of the remnants of Roman Canterbury...
Museums / Galleries Canterbury
 
The Canterbury Tales
Take an audiovisual tour of the sights, sounds (and smells) of...
Museums / Galleries Canterbury
 
Chapel Down Winery
After decades as little more than the butt of jokes, the English...
Wineries / Breweries Rye
 
Chichester Cathedral
Standing on Roman foundations, 900-year-old Chichester Cathedral...
Religious Sites Chichester
 
Christchurch Gate
This immense gate, built in 1517, leads into the cathedral close...
Religious Sites Canterbury
 
Church of St. Mary the Virgin
At the top of the hill at the center of Rye, this classic English...
Religious Sites Rye
 
Eastbridge Hospital of St. Thomas
The 12th-century building (which would now be called a hostel)...
Religious Sites Canterbury
 
Fishbourne Roman Palace
In 1960, workers digging a water-main ditch uncovered a Roman...
Museums / Galleries Chichester
 
Great Dixter House and Gardens
Combining a large timber-frame hall with a cottage garden on...
Gardens / Arboretums Rye
 
Lamb House
Something about Lamb House, an early-18th-century dwelling, attracts...
Houses / Mansions Rye
 
The Lanes
This maze of tiny alleys and passageways was once the home of...
Neighborhoods / Streets Brighton
 
Medieval city walls
For an essential Canterbury experience, follow the circuit of...
Archaeological Sites Canterbury
 
Mermaid Street
One of the town's original cobbled streets (and perhaps its most...
Neighborhoods / Streets Rye
 
Pallant House Gallery
This small but important collection of mostly modern British...
Houses / Mansions Chichester
 
Petworth House
One of the National Trust's greatest treasures, Petworth is the...
Houses / Mansions Chichester
 
Royal Pavilion
The city's most remarkable building is this delightfully over-the-top...
Museums / Galleries Brighton
 
Rye Castle Museum
The diminutive Rye Castle Museum, below the remains of the castle...
Museums / Galleries Rye
 
Sculpture at Goodwood
Twenty acres of woodland provide a backdrop for this collection...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Chichester
 
Sea Life Centre
Near Brighton Pier, this aquarium has many sea-dwelling creatures—from...
Zoos / Aquariums Brighton
 
St. Augustine's Abbey
One of the oldest monastic sites in the country, this was the...
Religious Sites Canterbury
 
Volk's Electric Railway
Built by inventor Magnus Volk in 1883, this was the first public...
Transportation Sites Brighton
 
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
On the outskirts of Singleton, a secluded village 5 miles north...
Museums / Galleries Chichester
 
Winchelsea
Like Rye, Winchelsea perches prettily atop its own small hill...
Towns Rye
 
Ypres Tower
Down the hill past Church Square, Ypres Tower was originally...
Museums / Galleries, Architectural Sites Rye
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