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Guide to Prep Schools

3rd February 2018

We are also launching a guide to Prep Schools in Kent, Sussex and Surrey.
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Wedding Venue Guide

28th January 2018

We have started work on our new Wedding Venue guide which we will be launching in May.
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1st December 2017

We will be making more deliveries this month to some of our favourite businesses. Keep an eye out for our van, it’s not hard to miss.

Best of Wales

9th November 2017

We are taking our concept throughout the United Kingdom next year.

Best of Ireland

9th November 2017

We are taking our concept throughout the United Kingdom next year.

Best of Scotland

9th November 2017

We are taking our concept throughout the United Kingdom next year.

Best of Sussex & Kent

30th October 2017

We are going to be creating a new, free edition of our publications called the Best of Sussex & Kent. It will be available early 2018.

Best of England Boxsets

14th October 2017

Here is a sneaky peak of our Best of England box sets containing all 8 of our guidebooks.

Isle of Wight Photography Competition

2nd March 2017

This month we are running a landscape photography competition for the Isle of Wight. Click below to find out how you can get involved.
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Kent Competition Winner

25th Jan 2017
Andy Dines is an amateur Landscape, Nature and Wildlife photographer based in Maidstone, Kent who provided a stunning shot of the river and village of Aylesford in Kent. You can see his website here and his facebook page here.
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My England – Matt White & Sophie Hobbs

25th Jan 2017
With some of London’s most innovative buildings on their books. Matt White and Sophie Hobbs are behind the award-winning firm MATT Architecture. Having recently completed a Grand Design of their own, we decided to see what they had to say about their home county of Sussex.
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Vineyard Tours

7th Jan 2017
Experience some of the finest and most beautiful vineyards and wineries in the world with Best of England. English sparkling wines have won nine trophies for Best International Sparkling Wine and six for Best Sparkling Rosé in global competitions in the 16 years to 2014, no other country has achieved this. Now is the time to experience them for yourself.
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1,000,000 page views in 2016

21st December 2016
We have just checked the stats for 2016 and have had over 1 million page views on our website. This is a great way to finish the year and we are very grateful to anyone who has helped us along the way.

1000 copies of Best of Sussex sold

19th December 2016
We have sold over 1000 copies of our new Sussex Travel Guide in the 4 weeks since we announced it.
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Landscape Competition Winner & Shortlist

29th November 2016
Our judges shortlisted over 40 incredible landscape shots of Sussex for our competition.
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My England – Simon Ridgwell

9th November 2016
We spent 10 minutes with Simon Ridgwell, Creative Director of Best of England.
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Pre-order your copy of the new Best of Sussex

12th October 2016

We are now taking pre-orders for our new, 2017 Best of Sussex Pocket Edition.

Our Travel Guides

12th October 2016

Our book family seems to be growing rather rapidly. Soon there will be 10 more members.

Sussex Business Awards

16th October 2016

We’re a finalist in the 2017 Sussex Business Awards.

We’re off to Dorset

8th September 2016

It’s our last big trip of 2016 and we’re off to photograph the Jurassic Coast.

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Our new Pocket Guides

8th September 2016

We have been busy at work making our brand new pocket guides for great attractions within the Sussex area. Now you will be able to find attractions easier than ever, straight from your pocket.

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Our favourite vineyards

5th September 2016

As summer is here, we thought it was the perfect time to share our favourite English vineyards to inspire you.

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Autumn Pub Walks

2nd September 2016

Whats more magical then a country walk and a stop off at a warm pub for lunch. Take a look at the pub walks we’ve compiled.

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Inspiring Discovery

1st September 2016

It’s taken a while but we’ve finally come up with a strapline which we think sums up what we are trying to do.


Advertise your B&B with us…

26th August 2016

We love promoting fantastic independent businesses and we do this through beautiful photography and professional website design. We are offering the chance for B&Bs around the UK to be part of our fast growing website.

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Our August Newsletter

17th August 2016

It’s been another really busy month here at Best of England HQ. Click the image to read our August newsletter.

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Eastbourne Airbourne Airshow

13th August 2016

We spent yesterday at the UK’s best free airshow in Eastbourne. Tomorrow is the last day, so head on down for a fantastic finale display of the most incredible aircraft.

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Newcomer of the Year

11th August 2016

Best of England has been nominated for the Sussex Life Newcomer of the Year Award. This is a very exciting time for the business and we hope to continue growing.

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Best places to eat in Brighton

7th August 2016

Brighton is a hub of activity with creative bars and restaurants. It can be sometimes hard to pick where to go out to eat but don’t worry, we have selected some of our favourite places for you.

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Our films

2nd August 2016

We have been out and about filming some of our favourite attractions to go to around Sussex. By bringing the photos to life you will be able to get a real feel for the places that are on offer.

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Best of England Van

29th July 2016

We’ve just taken delivery of a rather snazzy Best of England van. We’re not sure we made the logo big enough though.


Hunter Gather Cook

27th July 2016

We spent the day foraging with the guys from Hunter Gather Cook who run outdoor adventure workshops.

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Raystede Centre for Animals

22nd July 2016

We spent today with the lovely folk from the Raystede Centre for Animals in Sussex who are doing a sterling job rescuing animals from all walks of life.

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Sussex Life Partnership

14th July 2016

We were honoured to have the chance to partner up with the brilliant Sussex Life magazine. Both publications were sold in conjunction, and we hope that you enjoyed reading our guide to the best places in Sussex.


We’re off to Somerset

7th July 2016

Exploring England is what we do, and this month our team visited the beautiful county of Somerset. Traveling through the area we had the chance to visit some incredible places such as Cheddar Gorge.