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The beautiful and historic town of Rye

Rye is one of the best-preserved walled medieval hill towns in England. It also has a wonderful selection of Tudor and Georgian buildings. The town kept a strong sense of its own identity when many high streets became clones of one another. One of its great draws is its many independent shops, particularly its antiques […]

Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a compact city with lots to see and do. The city can be divided into distinct quarters, each with their own character, namely the Historic Waterfront, the City Centre, the Seafront and Central Southsea. Portsmouth Visitor Information Centre can arrange a number of walks and talks for your group, which will give your […]

Clacton-On-Sea

As a coastal resort Clacton-on-Sea is relatively new, and it was primarily the vision of one man – Peter Bruff – that led to its development. Before the mid-19th century the spot was marked by just a beach, known locally as Clacton Beach – after the village of Great Clacton a mile or so inland […]

Warwick

Warwick, famous for its mediaeval castle, is an intriguing town that is bursting with character. Its hidden gardens, rich mix of architectural styles and fine historic attractions make it a great place to spend a day or two and will appeal to a range of tastes and needs. The town has visibly enjoyed an extensive […]