The South East of England region is one of the most visited regions in the United Kingdom.
With its spectacular diverse landscapes, its National Parks, its picturesque little fishing villages, its historical cities and traditional seaside resorts, the SouthEast region has become an unmistakable must-see destination.
Be seduced by the red roofs and cobbled streets of Rye genuine village and by Canterbury’s half-timbered houses, traditional shops and picturesque little fishing ports. As beautiful as a postcard setting, this city is one of the oldest cities in the country!
100 kilometres further West, Londoners’ favourite British seaside resort, Brighton, offers an exceptional living environment with its outstanding sites: the Royal Pavilion, Brighton beach & seaside, Brighton Palace Pier, the modern North Laine neighbourhood and The Lanes historical area with its narrow cobbled streets & twisting alleys, colourful houses, independent shops, cosy cafes and pleasant pubs. The atmosphere is just perfect to relish a good fish & chips on terraces or a seafood platter according to the morning’s arrival!
Close to Brighton, the breathtaking Seven Sisters’ steep white chalk cliffs are not to be missed, as well as Beachy Head Lighthouse located at the bottom of the highest chalk cliff in the United Kingdom. Still in operation since 1902, it is one of the most highly prized sites by photographs!
Also well-known for its castles such as Windsor Castle, Arundel Castle, Bodiam and Combe Castle, for its wonderful gardens (Nymans, Bateman’s, Sissinghurst…) and its worldwide renowned Oxford university, this rural area boasts 2 National Parks: The South Downs et New Age Forest where nearly 3000 horses live in freedom!
Lastly, in the centre of the region lies London, the political and economic capital city of the United Kingdom. Cosmopolitan, modern and dynamic, the town boasts iconic monuments such as the magnificent Big Ben, Buckingham Palace or the Westminster Abbey.
The city also provides hundreds of museums and galleries, thousands of pubs and restaurants where you will have the opportunity to discover typical English recipes: the English Breakfast, baked potatoes, Shepherd’s or Cottage Pies, Cornish Pasties, Ploughman’s Lunchs, apple pies, puddings, as well as finger sandwiches, scones and small English cakes part of a traditional English Afternoon Tea!