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Plan your trip to the South East! Find places to visit by browsing the selected stately homes below or go to the South East map for lots more inspiration.

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Selected stately homes

Syon House

Brentford 0208 5600882

Syon House was started by Lord Protector Somerset in 1547 and is built on the site of a medieval abbey, first excavated by "Time Team". There have been gardens at Syon since the 15th Century.

Broughton Castle


Medieval Manor House later transformed into a Tudor Mansion, surrounded by a wide moat and parkland.

Goodwood House

Chichester 01243 755055

Goodwood House, home to the Dukes of Richmond for over 300 years, is open to the public for 60 days a year. The Regency State Apartments house some astonishing treasures including celebrated paintings by George Stubbs.

Avington Park

Winchester 01962 779260

Avington Park "Is without doubt one of the prettiest houses in the county" William Cobbett

Stonor Park

Henley-on-Thames 01491 638587

House built between 12th and 18thC with a 13thC chapel. Has connections with Catholicism and exhibition of the work and life of Edmund Campion, furniture, tapestries and paintings.


Events in the South East

A Christmas Masquerade at Petworth, National Trust

Sat 3 Dec 2016 - Mon 2 Jan 2017

See four state rooms in the mansion dressed for an Italianate Christmas Masquerade, taking inspiration from the Italian art within the Petworth collection.

Petworth 01798342207

A Tale of Christmas at Leeds Castle

Tue 6 Dec 2016 - Mon 2 Jan 2017

Relive the classic Beatrix Potter™ tales on the 150th anniversary of her birth with characters expressed in delightfully creative ways including an interpretation of Beatrix Potter’s writing desk complete with sketchbooks and paintbrushes!

Maidstone 01622 765400

'Capability' Brown

Sat 13 Feb - Sat 31 Dec 2016

Celebrate our great outdoors and join us in commemorating 300 years of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown.

Woodstock 01993 810530

Christmas at Blenheim'

Fri 25 Nov 2016 - Mon 2 Jan 2017

For the very first time, our estate will be illuminated for an unforgettable after dark festive trail along winding paths, beside tranquil waters and through extraordinary Parkland landscaped by ‘Capability’ Brown.

Woodstock 01993 810530

Christmas Craft & Food Fair at Waterperry Gardens

Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec 2016

A festive treat with arts and crafts, gorgeous handmade gift ideas and festive food and drink.

Oxford 01844 337264