South East Great British Buildings

Boats floating in Camber Dock in Old Portsmouth, with the Spinnaker Tower in the distance. Credit: Visit Britain

Home of the Royal Navy, one of Britain’s finest historic dockyards and the remains of Henry VIII’s flagship, the Mary Rose, the Hampshire city...

Kenwood House, Hampstead, London, England. Credit: Visit Britain

If you’re looking for inspiration for historic days out on a tight budget, why not start with these 10, family-friendly heritage sites that won’t...

Highclere Castle

Highclere Castle is the ancestral home of the Earls of Carnarvon Words: Vicky Sartain In the 1830s the 3rd Earl commissioned Sir Charles Barry to transform...

Sissinghurst Castle Garden. Credit: Creative Commons

Sissinghurst Castle Garden is the 20th century creation of two English aristocrats, Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West, set in unspoilt Wealden countryside The Elizabethan building...

Knole house, Kent

Kent in south east England dazzles with more historic houses and castles than any other county. Within a day’s horse ride from London, the Garden of...

East Anglia is a place where the ghosts of the past remain intertwined with modern life

With the summer holidays in full flow, here’s our guide to a great days out the whole family can enjoy.

The Granthams lived the high life at Downton, but never so literally as guests of a new tour to the estate, courtesy of The London Helicopter Company

Donate now to help restore Charleston, former home of Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell and East Sussex outpost for the Bloomsbury group

Owned by the writer Vita Sackville-West, this fairytale tower at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent continues to inspire those who visit.The desk in the Writing...