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  • 08 September 2019
    John Ruskins grave Coniston village
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  • 31 July 2019
    “churchcrawler: St Leonard, Whitsbury, Hampshire Amazing building”

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    “churchcrawler: St Andrew, Shifnal, Shropshire Lovely interior”

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  • The South East

    South East Region

    South East England is the third largest region of England, and is the most populous.

    The region contains eight cities:

    Brighton and Hove, Canterbury, Chichester, Oxford, Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester, though other major cities include Reading and Milton Keynes. There are great transport links to this region its proximity to London and connections to several national motorways have led to South East England becoming an economic hub,Gatwick Airport, the UK's second-busiest airport, and the coastline along the English Channel provides numerous links and ferry crossings to mainland Europe.

    For the outdoors type there is the North Downs and the Chiltern Hills as well as two national parks: the New Forest and the South Downs. The River Thames flows through the region and its basin is known as the Thames Valley.

    Interesting places of interest include,

    HMS Victory in Portsmouth, Cliveden in Buckinghamshire, Thorpe Park and RHS Wisley in Surrey, Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, Windsor Castle in Berkshire, Leeds Castle, the White Cliffs of Dover and Canterbury Cathedral in Kent, Brighton Pier in East Sussex, and Wakehurst Place in West Sussex.

    The region has many universities, the most famous being the University of Oxford.

    South East England is home to various sporting events, which includes Henley Royal
    Regatta, Royal Ascot and the Epsom Derby, other sporting venues include Wentworth Golf Club and Brands Hatch.

    Activities in The South East

    Castle and Gardens

    Sissinghurst - Sissinghurst Castle and Gardens


    Winchester Cathedral - Magnificent Norman Cathedral

    Manor House

    Kelmscott Manor - Manor House

    Broughton Castle - Moated Manor House

    Park and Gardens

    Cotswolds Wildlife - Wildlife park and Garden

    The National Trust

    Buscot Park - Buscot Park and Faringdon Collection

    Wildlife Park

    New Forest Wildlife park - Wildlife park and Rescue Centre

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