South East Great British Buildings

Discover the study where Charles Darwin wrote On the Origin of Species at the scientist’s former home in Kent... Down House. Credit: English Heritage Owned...

Promotional feature: The Historic Houses Association (HHA) has launched a new online heritage trail, The Great British Art Trail, to celebrate the great works...

Charley YatesThe Lord and Lady of Faringdon’s family have lived here since 1887 and still look after the property on behalf of The National...

Vicky SartainThis extravagant seaside pleasure palace was built for the Prince Regent, later King George IV, between 1787 and 1823. Brighton’s Royal Pavilion is...

It’s the date every English schoolboy remembers – 1066, when the Normans defeated the English at the Battle of Hastings. Battle Abbey was built...

Despite being one of the oldest Christian structures in England, the magnificent Canterbury Cathedral in Kent is still a working, living, breathing church and...

For a great family day out in Kent, visit Dover Castle. Spectacularly situated above the White Cliffs of Dover this magnificent castle has guarded...

One of the main tourist attractions on the Isle of Wight, Carisbrooke Castle is best known as the place where King Charles I was...

Vicky SartainA satisfyingly symmetrical and typical William and Mary house, built in 1681 and set in 18th century landscaped gardens. The house is still...

With gardens and grounds sprawled leisurely along the Thames, Hampton Court Palace is impressive, its architecture a refined blend of 500 years of history....