The town of Brighton, situated in East Sussex, became a "health resort" in the 18th century, but it was the arrival of the railway in the 1840s which started attracting day-trippers from London; helping to create the bustling seaside resort that it now is.
The Seven Sisters, part of the South Downs National Park, are an impressive range of rolling chalk sea cliffs where the South Downs meets the English Channel, situated in East Sussex between Brighton and Eastbourne. They are often mistaken for the more famous White Cliffs of Dover - which are further east in Kent.
Torbay's mild climate and sandy beaches has made it a popular with holiday-makers, especially when the Great Western Railway arrived in the Victorian era. The wider Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) of South Devon and Dartmoor National Park offers plentiful options to explore.
The capital of the United Kingdom is home to 7 million people, and some of the country's most well known landmarks, yet still has a plentiful supply of parkland and open spaces that allows you to find somewhere peaceful.
Cornwall has much to offer. The World Heritage Site of St. Agnes Head in Cornwall mixes a stunning coastal landscape with enigmatic buildings perched on the cliff tops which act as a reminder of the rich industrial background of the area; together with miles of sandy beaches - such as at Perranporth or around Falmouth.
The Forth Bridge, arguably one of the most beautiful bridges in the world, has been carrying trains across the Firth of Forth since 1890.
In common with most of the South East coast, Bognor Regis is characterised by it's pebble beach and groynes that arrest the natural process of longshore drift.
The quiet villages, small market towns and scenic countryside of the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) attracts Hollywood film makers on a regular basis - box office hits such as The Holiday and Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason were both filmed in Shere.
Creag an Lochain which forms part of the Tarmachan Ridge - a range of mountains in the Southern Highlands of Scotland and which is adjacent to Ben Lawers - the 11th highest peak in Great Britain.