The South of England

The south of England has so much to offer from stunning private stately homes, pretty historic market towns and Royal Windsor, to literary connections that appeal to all ages (Winnie the Pooh to Chaucer). There are colourful cities such as Brighton, Canterbury and Winchester, and glorious gardens and the wildlife of the New Forest yet. Readily do-able in conjunction with a stay in London we heartily recommend the South of England.

Why we think you’ll love it

  • Being so close to London, there are many hotspots in the South of England that make great day trips from the capital.

Our guide to holidays in The South of England

Day 1: Having left London with one of our driver-guides, stop for lunch and a pint at The Mayfly pub on the River Test before discovering the ancient standing stone circle that is Stonehenge. Head on south to the ancient capital of England, Winchester, and explore the beautiful city with its Medieval cathedral. Nestling behind the cathedral is another fine hostelry, The Wykeham Arms, where tables are old school desks, quirky but lovely, and the food is great and the wine list superb. Head on to the idyllic setting of the New Forest, your home for the next couple of nights.

Day 2: So many options, where to start? Walking with a guide through the New Forest in search of the new-born foals grazing freely and onto another gem of a pub for a spot of lunch? Or if gardens are your thing head to Exbury where the head gardener would be more than happy to show you his bloom. If vintage cars are more up your street, then Beaulieu is a must, with the National Motor Museum is in the grounds of Beaulieu House. While in Beaulieu, don't miss the excellent ice cream shop on the tiny but picture perfect high street, it's great.

Day 3: This morning either head east to Portsmouth to visit the historic dockyard of HMS Victory and the Mary Rose Museum, or even to see Dickens Birthplace Museum. Alternatively, head south across the water by private speed boat from the enchanting market town of Lymington to the Isle of Wight where a visit to Osborne House opens your eyes to the life of Queen Victoria. We can arrange for the perfect picnic in a private cove to be ready and waiting.. For those who prefer sail over power, get out onto the open water tacking and jibing to your heart's content.

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