• Margate

  • Whitstable

  • Kelsey Park, Beckenham

  • West St Leonards

  • Elephant and Castle

#SEhiddengems

Thank you to everyone who entered our ‪#‎SEhiddengems competition this month! 

We got some amazing tips and photos from you all, thanks to everyone who sent something in.

We've now randomly selected the winner, congrats to Samantha in Ramsgate who has won an iPhone 6!

To stay in the loop for future competitions and offers make sure you sign up for emails from us or follow us on Facebook.


Find-tickets-buttonHere are some of our favourite hidden gems across London, Kent & East Sussex. From beaches to historic cities, great food and stunning scenery have a peak and see what adventures await you this summer. 

sky-gardenSky Garden

Enjoy 360 degrees of uninterrupted views across London from its highest public garden. Sky Garden, at 20 Fenchurch Street, spans over three storeys of exquisitely landscaped gardens which include observation decks, an open air terrace, a brasserie, a restaurant and a cocktail pod.
Nearest Southeastern station: London Cannon Street

Horse at Mudchute FarmMudchute Farm Greenwich

Set in 32 acres of countryside in the heart of East London, Mudchute Farm is a community charity with a working farm, stables, a children’s nursery and a wide range of education activities. A fantastic day out for the family. 
Nearest Southeastern station: Greenwich

  

Punters on the river near Westgate TowerPunting in Canterbury

Enjoy a relaxing trip along the River Stour, learn more about Canterbury's fascinating history, and check out the hidden sights you can't get to on foot!
Nearest Southeastern station: Canterbury East/Canterbury West


Hastings beachHastings & St Leonard’s beaches

Miles of immaculate beach with a mix of pebbles and sand, and only a short walk from Hastings town centre. Both beaches make for a great day out.
Nearest Southeastern station: Hastings

  

Dover cliffs walking pathDover Cliffs walking path

With stunning views of the English Channel and glimpses of the French coastline, you can feel like you're a world away from the hustle and bustle of modern life.
Nearest Southeastern station: Dover Priory (40 min walk following the brown walking signs)
 

Seal at Seal Safari Ramsgate

Seal Safari Ramsgate

For a truly unforgettable afternoon, board one of the Sea Searcher boats at Ramsgate and head out to watch the local seal colony inside a National Nature Reserve.
Nearest Southeastern station: Ramsgate

 
 

Hastings Old TownHastings old town

Home to a thriving artsy community which feeds plenty of cafés, restaurants and independent shops selling art and antiques, upmarket homewares, flowers, artisan bread and more.
Nearest Southeastern station: Hastings

 

The Good Shed Market, CanterburyThe Goods Shed Market Canterbury

Canterbury’s permanent Farmers Market is well worth a visit. In the restaurant slow proved loaves are drawn from the ovens throughout the day and whole carcasses of meat broken into cuts on the butchery.
Nearest Southeastern station: Canterbury West

 

Greenwich ParkGreenwich Park & Vintage market

Greenwich Park hosts the Prime Meridian Line and Royal Observatory as well as being part of the Greenwich Maritime World Heritage Site. Don’t miss one of the best covered markets in London with up to 120 stalls showing antiques and collectables on Thursdays and Fridays; and craft and design on Fridays, Saturday and Sundays.
Nearest Southeastern station: Greenwich

Canterbury Tower HouseCanterbury Tower House & Westgate Gardens

Tower House is nestled in the middle of the beautifully landscaped Westgate Gardens. There have been buildings on the site since at least the 1400s. The existing house with its narrow arched windows was built during Victorian times around 1850.
Nearest Southeastern station: Canterbury East
 

View of the London Eye from St James ParkSt James’s Park London

The oldest of the capital's eight Royal Parks it makes for a lovely day out. Visitors can see the famous residents, pelicans, basking on their favourite rocks and getting fed fresh fish between 2:30 pm and 3:00 pm every day.
Nearest Southeastern station: London Victoria

 

For more inspiration for places to go in Kent visit www.visitkent.co.uk

Find-tickets-button

Southeastern Summer Guide

Our summer guide

There are so many things to do in the South East you may have forgotten what's on your doorstep.

From the impressive 11 Blue Flag beaches, to Grayson Perry's latest exhibition at the Turner Contemporary and Dover Sea Sports Centre, there's something for everyone.

Download our Summer Guide

Register with us to manage your account online and keep up to date with news, offers and everything Southeastern