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Luxury Holidays, Weekend Breaks and Short Breaks in South East England

Planning a luxury holiday, short or weekend breaks in South East England? Listed below are Britain's Finest places to stay, visit and eat in South East England to help you plan luxury holidays, weekend breaks and short breaks.

Orchard Cottage Holidays (Self Catering)

Highground Orchards, Highground Lane, Barnham, Bognor Regis

Orchard Cottage Holidays, Highground Orchards, Bognor Regis, West Sussex

Wander beyond your country bolthole and you have the popular village of Barnham on your doorstep with its pubs, restaurants and shops. Jump in the car... more

Longbourn 1895 (Bed & Breakfast)

Burwash Road, Broad Oak, Heathfield

Longbourn 1895, Burwash Road, Heathfield, East Sussex

Broad Oak a Junior Suite with roll top bath and rainwater shower, balcony and triple aspect. Mayfield, with its wonderful views out to Mayfield village, has... more

The Goods Shed (Restaurant)

Station Road West, Canterbury

The Goods Shed, Station Road West, Canterbury, Kent

The décor is minimalist with wooden floors, exposed brick work, rustic furniture and dramatic tall ceilings and windows with dishes served on pretty, mismatched vintage china.... more

Anne of Cleves House (Museum / Art Gallery)

52 Southover High Street, Lewes

Anne of Cleves House, 52 Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

The house’s interior (which by the way wouldn’t look out of place today on a chic boutique hotel website), with its timber beams and gorgeous furniture,... more

Paradise Park, Avis Road, Newhaven, East Sussex

Look out for the fossil dinosaur egg from the Xixia basin in China, laid a whopping 97 million years ago and overcome by floods before it... more

Hallidays (Restaurant)

Watery Lane, Funtington

Hallidays, Watery Lane, Funtington, West Sussex

Dishes such as home smoked salmon, potato pancake and cucumber pickle; roast local partridge, game chips, bread sauce and whisky gravy or roast saddle of rabbit,... more

Langshott Manor (Hotel)

Langshott Lane, Langshott, Horley

Langshott Manor, Langshott Lane, Horley, Surrey

You’d never guess you were five minutes from Gatwick airport, as the grounds of the hotel are so lovely. Wake up to the sound of a... more

Netherwood Lodge (Bed & Breakfast)

Muddles Green, Chiddingly, Lewes

Netherwood Lodge, Muddles Green, Lewes, East Sussex

Delicious homemade fare has resulted in the Sussex Breakfast Award and breakfast is served in the family dining room overlooking the glorious garden, which is open... more

Titsey Place, Titsey, Oxted, Surrey

Collections include family porcelain and a stunning set of 4 Canaletto pictures. There is only partial disabled access... more

The Waterside Hotel (Hotel)

11/12 Royal Parade, Eastbourne

The Waterside Hotel, 11/12 Royal Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex

The award-winning Waterside Restaurant offers an inspirational menu that combines an exciting mix of the freshest ocean fare straight from the South shore whilst the gastro... more

The Ginger Pig (Restaurant)

3 Hove Street, Hove, Brighton

The Ginger Pig, 3 Hove Street, Brighton, East Sussex

Although the menu is largely influenced by European cuisine there are forays into the orient with starters such as crispy squid with white miso mayonnaise and... more

Diggerland (Attraction / Activity)

Roman Way, Medway Valley Leisure Park, Strood

Diggerland, Roman Way, Strood, Kent

Find buried treasure. Knock down the skittles... more

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Building, The Airfield, Ramsgate, Surrey

´Dambusters´ and ´Channel Dash´ displays. The Merlin Cafeteria has superb views across London (Manston) Airport... more

Moshimo (Restaurant)

Opticon, Bartholomew Square, Brighton

Moshimo, Opticon, Brighton, East Sussex

The menu combines Japanese tradition with British produce and passion. So there's locally grown Japanese daikon and mizuna, handmade tofu from nearby Lewes and lots of... more

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich (Garden)

The Salutation, Knightrider Street, Sandwich

The Secret Gardens of Sandwich, The Salutation, Sandwich, Kent

With a bespoke gift shop selling a variety of seasonal gifts and a charming tea room serving quintessentially British cream teas, The Secret Gardens offer a... more

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa (Hotel)

Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa, Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham, Kent

One of the finest country house hotels in Kent, its imposing architecture holds many pleasures in store. The thirty eight individually and beautifully furnished bedrooms offer... more

Chilston Park Hotel (Hotel)

Sandway, Lenham, Maidstone

Chilston Park Hotel, Sandway, Maidstone, Kent

The warm, homely and welcoming atmosphere runs through all of its fifty three bedrooms, each of which has its own individual character. Dine in the magnificent... more

The Corner House (Restaurant)

42 Station Road, Minster, Ramsgate

The Corner House, 42 Station Road, Ramsgate, Kent

Chef Matt bases his frequently changing menus on seasonal fresh local produce so you might start with local asparagus and hollandaise or Kentish mussels followed by... more

Langton Lodge (Self Catering)

Langton Grange, Langton Lane, Hurstpierpoint, Hassocks

Langton Lodge, Langton Grange, Hassocks, West Sussex

The property lends itself in a unique way to every season, providing a cosy bolt hole in winter whilst holding it’s own with any exclusive Mediterranean... more

Snoadhill Cottage (Bed & Breakfast)

Snoadhill, Bethersden, Ashford

Snoadhill Cottage, Snoadhill, Ashford, Kent

Snuggle up in two lovely bedrooms – double and twin – festooned with pretty linens and soft eiderdowns. When the sun goes down put your feet... more

Flintstone Cottages (Self Catering)

Decoy Lane, Aldingbourne, Chichester

Flintstone Cottages, Decoy Lane, Chichester, West Sussex

The 5 apartments combined offer beds to sleep a total of 22 people (11 couples) In addition, each unit provides a King-size sofa bed so naturally this... more

Hastings House (Bed & Breakfast)

9 Warrior Square, Warrior Square, St Leonards-on-Sea

Hastings House, 9 Warrior Square, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex

The small outdoor terrace provides an oasis of calm, perfect for that pre or post dinner tipple! Contemporary designed breakfast room serves an extensive breakfast menu... more

Standen (Historic House)

West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead

Standen, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex

The terraced garden has fine views over the Sussex countryside... more

Petersham Nurseries Cafe (Restaurant)

Church Lane, Off Petersham Road, Richmond

Petersham Nurseries Cafe, Church Lane, Richmond, Surrey

Petersham are keen supporters of the Slow Food movement and are hot on issues like health, the environment, animal welfare and supporting artisan suppliers so you... more

Strand House (Small Hotel / Inn)

Tanyards Lane, Winchelsea, Rye

Strand House, Tanyards Lane, Rye, East Sussex

There are just thirteen individually furnished bedrooms, full of character with modern facilities and extra little touches. Relax in the oak beamed dining room in front... more

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House, Luxted Road, Downe, Kent

The family rooms are equally fascinating, painting a picture of life in the second half of the 19th century, and there is an excellent interactive media... more

Willow Tree House (Bed & Breakfast)

113 Winchelsea Road, Rye

Willow Tree House, 113 Winchelsea Road, Rye, East Sussex

Superbly furnished with one-off pieces, pick from the array of individually styled en-suite bedrooms – choose Fairlight with its romantic four-poster bed or the popular Appledore... more

The Crab & Lobster (Restaurant)

Mill Lane, Sidlesham, Chichester

The Crab & Lobster, Mill Lane, Chichester, West Sussex

The kitchen profits from the abundance of local produce. Selsey fishermen, Sidlesham beekeepers and local dairy farms are amongst the suppliers of fresh food... more

The Town House (Restaurant)

65 High Street, Arundel

The Town House, 65 High Street, Arundel, West Sussex

Well judged modern British dishes are prepared with skill and care and might include pancetta and broad bean risotto with pigeon breast, corn fed chicken supreme... more

Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club (Golf Course)

Off Chapel Lane, Forest Row

Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club, Off Chapel Lane, Forest Row, East Sussex

There are only grass bunkers and the whole course is natural. The challenge comes from the undulating land, streams, heather, bracken and an abundance of trees... more

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey

In the trials fields, the finest flowers and vegetables are identified from the countless new introductions. Elsewhere in the garden, cultivation techniques, such as composting or... more

Great Field Farm (Bed & Breakfast)

Misling Lane, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury

Great Field Farm, Misling Lane, Canterbury, Kent

Bedrooms on ground floor. Ideal for families... more

Sissinghurst Castle (Garden)

Biddenden Road, Cranbrook

Sissinghurst Castle, Biddenden Road, Cranbrook, Kent

Including the renowned and frequently imitated White Garden, hot-coloured cottage garden and lime walk providing outstanding design and colour through the season. The creation of Vita... more

Park House Hotel (Hotel)

Bepton, Midhurst

Park House Hotel, Bepton, Midhurst, West Sussex

These include a new luxury spa called PH20 - which comprises a stunning 15 metre swimming pool with marble entry shower, a jacuzzi, saunas and steam... more

Leeds Castle (Historic House)

Broomfield Road, Maidstone

Leeds Castle, Broomfield Road, Maidstone, Kent

There’s a brilliant Knights Realm play area for the kids, stunning formal gardens to wander through and a diary of events taking place in the grounds... more

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent

Collections of Tudor portraits, furniture, tapestries and other fine works of art are in display. Set in over 30 acres of gardens that include, an Italian... more

Webbe's at the Fish Cafe, 17 Tower Street, Rye, East Sussex

Upstairs there is a more formal restaurant with a private dining room on the upper floor. Diners can sample a variety of tastes from the sea... more

Pashley Manor Gardens (Garden)

Ticehurst, Wadhurst

Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst, Wadhurst, East Sussex

The café features a menu packed with locally sourced and homemade food, which visitors can enjoy sitting along the terrace gazing out over the rolling lawn... more

West Surrey Golf Club (Golf Course)

Enton Green, Godalming

West Surrey Golf Club, Enton Green, Godalming, Surrey

The clubhouse, reminiscent of a 19th century farmhouse, provides excellent facilities for entertaining, dining and relaxation after a round. With stunning views out to the course... more

Bridgewood Manor (Hotel)

Nr Bluebell Hill, Walderslade Woods, Chatham

Bridgewood Manor, Nr Bluebell Hill, Chatham, Kent

A spa and leisure club with ample treatments and spacious well-lit pool make for a relaxing couple of hours after a busy working day or a... more

The Ambrette Restaurant (Restaurant)

44 King Street, Margate

The Ambrette Restaurant, 44 King Street, Margate, Kent

Dev’s signature dish is Fillet of Freshwater Nile Perch, Pan-Grilled with Peppers, Coriander, Fenugreek and Carom Seeds. Other favourites include Charcoal Roasted Brochettes of Kentish lamb... more

Hever Castle Golf Club (Golf Course)

Hever Road, Hever, Edenbridge

Hever Castle Golf Club, Hever Road, Edenbridge, Kent

Ten lakes and ponds add to the natural parkland attraction of an ancient land complemented by an attractive Tudor-style clubhouse. Water features on the first three... more

Jamie's Italian, Brighton (Restaurant)

11 Black Lion Street, Brighton

Jamie's Italian, Brighton, 11 Black Lion Street, Brighton, East Sussex

Treat yourself to a juicy burger Italiano with thick cut posh chips served with truffle oil and parmesan. The friendly and efficient staff will also tell... more

Seascape (Self Catering)

20 The Suttons, Camber, Rye

Seascape, 20 The Suttons, Rye, East Sussex

Service users have the use of en suite shower rooms, a main bedroom with a driftwood bed and a private balcony with sea views. As well... more

Tapestry Restaurant (Restaurant)

Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa, Climping Street, Climping

Tapestry Restaurant, Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa, Climping, West Sussex

Then take your seat in the romantic stone walled, oak paneled dining room for some seriously good modern European cooking. Start with roasted quail with cep... more

Dover Castle, Dover, Kent

Don’t miss the Secret Wartime Tunnels, a permanent exhibition exploring the 200 year-old tunnels within the cliff face which have provided shelter, safety and secrecy to... more

Parham House & Gardens (Historic House)

Parham Park, Storrington, Pulborough

Parham House & Gardens, Parham Park, Pulborough, West Sussex

It is reputed Queen Elizabeth dined at Parham in 1593 and her coat of arms were later painted in plaster on the wall of the impressive... more

Ashford International Hotel (Spa)

Simone Well Avenue, Ashford

Ashford International Hotel, Simone Well Avenue, Ashford, Kent

Head over to the treatment area and indulge in a host of top-to-toe moisturising and energising therapies. Try notable beauty names such as Spa Find, or... more

Kalmora Spa (Spa)

Spa House, Winchet Hill, Goudhurst

Kalmora Spa, Spa House, Goudhurst, Kent

Exclusively using Spa Find treatments, experts in Dead Sea minerals, Kalmora provides hands-on therapies with potent natural formulations brimming with hydrating muds, algae and sumptuous oils.... more

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