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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.

Clandon Park (Historic House)

Clandon Park, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey

West Clandon, Guildford

Also on display is the Ivo Forde Meissen collection of Italian comedy figures and a series of Mortlake tapestries. It is also the home of the... more

Newhaven Fort (Attraction / Activity)

Newhaven Fort, Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex

Fort Road, Newhaven

There are a range of life-size exhibitions, displays and audio-visual presentations set inside Casemates. Discover what the soldiers´ living conditions were like, sit through an air-raid,... more

Polesden Lacey (Historic House)

Polesden Lacey, Great Bookham, Dorking, Surrey

Great Bookham, Dorking

The other collections of paintings, furniture, porcelain and silver are displayed in the reception rooms and galleries, as they were at the time of her celebrated... more

Jamie's Italian, Kingston upon Thames (Restaurant)

Jamie's Italian, Kingston upon Thames, 19/23 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey

19/23 High Street, Kingston upon Thames

A large mirror ball hangs from the ceiling in one dining area and tiled walls have a vivid psychedelic pattern on them. The waiting staff are... more

The Gingerman (Restaurant)

The Gingerman, 21a Norfolk Square, Brighton, East Sussex

21a Norfolk Square, Brighton

Impeccably presented starters can include seared Rye Bay scallops with pumpkin puree, sage beurre noisette and pumpkin crisps or the intriguing pheasant white pudding with creamed... more

Five Bells Inn (Small Hotel / Inn)

Five Bells Inn, The Street, Ashford, Kent

The Street, East Brabourne, Ashford

If you can bear to extricate yourself from your North Downs nest, downstairs in the restaurant the menus are all about sourcing local products and cooking... more

Dreams Beauty Spa (Spa)

Dreams Beauty Spa, Eastwell Manor, Ashford, Kent

Eastwell Manor, Eastwell Park, Boughton Lees, Ashford

Once fully at ease, head to one of 15 treatment rooms and choose from an extensive beauty list including facials and body rituals from Aromatherapy Associates,... more

Church Lodge (Bed & Breakfast)

Church Lodge, Church Lane, Chichester, West Sussex

Church Lane, Birdham, Chichester

Beds are huge, rooms are spotless and fresh flowers all add to the experience. A touch of luxury is everywhere... more

The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House (Historic House)

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

Luxted Road, Downe

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

Oaklands Mews Self-Catering Cottage (Self Catering)

Oaklands Mews Self-Catering Cottage, Oaklands, Rye, East Sussex

Oaklands, Udimore Road, Rye

Set a little over a mile from historic Rye town, Oaklands Mews cottage is situated in an elevated position. There is easy access to footpaths and... more

Hastings House (Bed & Breakfast)

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

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

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

Canterbury Cathedral (Attraction / Activity)

Canterbury Cathedral, Cathedral House, Canterbury, Kent

Cathedral House, 11 The Precincts, Canterbury

Alternatively, join one of the general tours that take place throughout the day (except Sunday). Cathedral guides are experts at bringing the Cathedral's rich history to... more

Goodwood Oak House (Self Catering)

Goodwood Oak House, Strettington Lane, Chichester, West Sussex

Strettington Lane, Boxgrove, Chichester

London 60 miles away. Comfortably sleeps 8 adults (inc 3 couples) or up to 10 with children... more

Winkworth Arboretum (Garden)

Winkworth Arboretum, Hascombe Road, Godalming, Surrey

Hascombe Road, Godalming

In autumn, the trees blaze in reds, yellows and oranges and in winter the many trees turn skeletal, with holly and berries providing contrast to the... more

Restaurant Tristan (Restaurant)

Restaurant Tristan, 3 Stan's Way, Horsham, West Sussex

3 Stan's Way, East Street, Horsham

His classical training has resulted in an intricate modern British cuisine with a strong French accent, and a desire to amalgamate the old and the new... more

Brooklands Hotel (Hotel)

Brooklands Hotel, Brooklands Drive, Weybridge, Surrey

Brooklands Drive, Weybridge

Priding itself on personality, individuality, and an unparalleled level of uniqueness – where else will you find a spa on a race track or be able... more

Kent Cottage Holidays (Self Catering)

Kent Cottage Holidays, 7 Bridewell Park, Whitstable, Kent

7 Bridewell Park, Whitstable

Outside both properties have their own hot tub which guests have exclusive use of. For the children there is the added bonus of a tree house... more

The Garden Room (Self Catering)

The Garden Room, Thomas Cottage, Arundel, West Sussex

Thomas Cottage, Wepham, Arundel

Situated in Arundel, in West Sussex, the Garden Room is suitable as a lodging for those visiting the south coast, whether on holiday or looking to... more

Michelham Priory Gardens (Garden)

Michelham Priory Gardens, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex

Upper Dicker, Hailsham

The rows of apple and pear trees underplanted with wild daffodils make a dreamy, contemplative sight and there are rarer items growing such as medlars, mulberries,... more

L'église (Restaurant)

L'église, 196 Church Road, Brighton, East Sussex

196 Church Road, Brighton

A charcuterie tapas style sharing board featuring aged cured meats from Normandy and Spain makes a convivial starter. If you prefer to keep your food to... more

Uppark House & Garden (Garden)

Uppark House & Garden, South Harting, Petersfield, West Sussex

South Harting, Petersfield

Capability Brown and Humphrey Repton inspired the glorious grounds here which have spectacular views cross the Downs and working meadow (and, on a clear day, the... more

Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa (Hotel)

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

Brands Hatch Road, Fawkham

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

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest (Garden)

Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest, Bedgebury Road, Cranbrook, Kent

Bedgebury Road, Goudhurst, Cranbrook

In the colder months, wrap up warm and kick some autumnal leaves along the pathways then drop in on the visitor centre's restaurant for a hearty... more

Eastwell Manor Hotel, Golf, Spa (Wedding Venue)

Eastwell Manor Hotel, Golf, Spa, Eastwell Park, Ashford, Kent

Eastwell Park, Boughton Lees, Ashford

The ultimate background to the ultimate occasion. This venue prides itself on being the perfect venue to host the perfect day - enjoy both the wedding... more

Worplesdon Golf Club (Golf Course)

Worplesdon Golf Club, Heath House Road, Woking, Surrey

Heath House Road, Woking

The par threes are a feature – the 139-yard tenth demanding a carry over a large lake to a three-tier green while the well-bunkered 175-yard 13th... more

Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club (Spa)

Marriott Tudor Park Hotel & Country Club, Ashford Road, Maidstone, Kent

Ashford Road, Bearsted, Maidstone

Make your way to the smart treatment rooms slip underneath the soft towels and indulge in a choice of facials and body rituals from the likes... more

The Goods Shed (Restaurant)

The Goods Shed, Station Road West, Canterbury, Kent

Station Road West, Canterbury

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

Walton Heath Golf Club (Golf Course)

Walton Heath Golf Club, Deans Lane, Tadworth, Surrey

Deans Lane, Walton on the Hill, Tadworth

The new and old courses, both designed by Herbert Fowler in 1902, are intertwined. Several tough holes, particularly on the principal Old course, fast and true... more

Wheeler's Oyster Bar (Restaurant)

Wheeler's Oyster Bar, 8 High Street, Whitstable, Kent

8 High Street, Whitstable

The main menu might include starters such as marinated jumbo prawns skewered with cous cous and sauce vierge or a bowl of steamed mussels in a... more

Alkham Court Farmhouse (Bed & Breakfast)

Alkham Court Farmhouse, Meggett Lane, Dover, Kent

Meggett Lane, South Alkham, Dover

A Nespresso machine and local complimentary water ensures you’ll never go thirsty and you might even find a few homemade treats by your bedside to delight... more

Woodacre (Bed & Breakfast)

Woodacre, Arundel Road, Arundel, West Sussex

Arundel Road, Fontwell, Arundel

Woodacre is a family home close to historic Arundel in West Sussex with separate cottage adjoining the main house capable of sleeping up to 11, also... more

Sandown Park Racecourse (Attraction / Activity)

Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey


Viewing is excellent, as are the facilities, while you can see all you want to see at the secluded pre-parade ring if you want to avoid... more

The Sportsman (Restaurant)

The Sportsman, Faversham Road, Whitstable, Kent

Faversham Road, Seasalter, Whitstable

Inside is all stained floor boards, tongue and groove and wooden tables and chairs. An ever changing chalkboard menu includes local seafood such as Whitstable native... more

The Hindhead Golf Club (Golf Course)

The Hindhead Golf Club, Churt Road, Hindhead, Surrey

Churt Road, Hindhead

The par threes third and sixth holes are memorable. There are elevation changes and the ultra-fast greens tend to be high above some fairways... more

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum (Museum / Art Gallery)

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum, 169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

169 High Street, Lewes

Climb to the top of this Norman edifice for wonderful panoramic views across Sussex and then head down past the impressive barbican gate to the Museum... more

the runnymede-on-thames (Hotel)

the runnymede-on-thames, Windsor Road, Egham, Surrey

Windsor Road, Egham

There are a variety of dining options all offering high quality food and drink using locally sourced produce where possible. A great place for weddings and... more

Flackley Ash Hotel & Restaurant (Hotel)

Flackley Ash Hotel & Restaurant, Peasmarsh, Rye, East Sussex

Peasmarsh, Rye

The forty five individually designed bedrooms are furnished to the highest standards with a choice of traditional-character rich rooms or more modern-spacious rooms. Relax and unwind... more

Williams & Brown Tapas (Restaurant)

Williams & Brown Tapas, 48 Harbour Street, Whitstable, Kent

48 Harbour Street, Whitstable

There are also tables and chairs for those looking for a more substantial meal. The menu changes with the seasons and new dishes are added every... more

The Mandolay Hotel (Wedding Venue)

The Mandolay Hotel, 36-40 London Road, Guildford, Surrey

36-40 London Road, Guildford

Our recent awards including Most Popular Reception Venue in Surrey by the Wedding Industry Awards 2015 are testimony to the hard work and attention to detail... more

Great Fosters (Hotel)

Great Fosters, Stroude Road, Egham, Surrey

Stroude Road, Egham

Great fosters' reception rooms are richly adorned with oak beams and panelling. Jacobean chimneypieces, fine furnishings and exceptional works of art... more

Brooklands Museum (Museum / Art Gallery)

Brooklands Museum, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey

Brooklands Road, Weybridge

This is also the home of Concorde and many other engineering and technological firsts throughout the 20th century, all of which are explored in the museum.... more

The Old Store Guest House (Bed & Breakfast)

The Old Store Guest House, Halnaker, Chichester, West Sussex

Halnaker, Chichester

Rooms are all comfortably furnished and recently decorated, with modern en-suite shower rooms. Guests speak highly of the varied breakfast... more

The George & Dragon (Restaurant)

The George & Dragon, 39 High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent

39 High Street, Chipstead, Sevenoaks

Even the beer comes from the Westerham brewery, less than fives miles away. Start with Ham Hock and parsley terrine with an unusual and refreshing marinated... more

The Spread Eagle Spa (Spa)

The Spread Eagle Spa, The Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa, Midhurst, West Sussex

The Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa, South Street, Midhurst

Indulge and allow yourself to be pampered at this modern, tastefully designed sanctuary. A wide range of Spa Days and Spa Breaks are available... more

The Latymer (Restaurant)

The Latymer, Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa, Bagshot, Surrey

Pennyhill Park Hotel & Spa, London Road, Bagshot

Dishes such as calf's sweetbreads, braised cockscombs, Moroccan spiced pork belly and tonka bean velouté may sound impossibly outre, but in Wignall's capable hands they are... more

Bishopsdale Oast (Bed & Breakfast)

Bishopsdale Oast, Cranbrook Road, Tenterden, Kent

Cranbrook Road, Tenterden

Situated in the heart of the weald of Kent we are ideally situated for touring the many National Trust properties, private gardens and castles that are... more

Buxted Park Hotel (Hotel)

Buxted Park Hotel, Buxted, Uckfield, East Sussex

Buxted, Uckfield

The splendid Victorian Orangery is perfect for a relaxed lunch or dinner, whatever the occasion. On summer's brighter days, you may even be tempted to dine... more

East Coast Dining Room (Restaurant)

East Coast Dining Room, 101 Tankerton Road, Whitstable, Kent

101 Tankerton Road, Whitstable

The regulalry changing and seasonal menu concentrates on British and Mediterranean flavours with the odd excursion further afield. So you might start with black pudding with... more

Bateman's (Historic House)

Bateman's, Bateman's Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex

Bateman's Lane, Burwash, Etchingham

Outside, the garden, which Kipling designed, is smothered in roses, with wild flowers, fruit and herbs completing the picture of a quintessential English garden. There’s also... more

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