Great Things To Do On The English South Coast

The English South Coast – the counties of Dorset, Hampshire and Sussex – has been a key part of the country’s maritime history.

From being the home to the Royal Navy at places like Portsmouth and Plymouth, to being the Victorian seaside playground for London and the South East, the area has a long and varied connection with the sea.

It’s also got some great things to see and do inland. For history buffs in particular there are some wonderful castles. And plenty of pretty towns and villages to keep you amused…

Here then are some of the great places to go and visit – many, but not all, with this seaside connection….


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Amberley Castle

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Or Corfe Castle

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