Romsey attractions

Romsey attractions

RomseyFrom Romsey you can explore the delightful holiday area of Hampshire, a county that borders Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Hampshire has two great maritime bases at Portsmouth and Southampton, while nearby the Isle of Wight offers olde worlde charm. The New Forest National Park lies within the borders and the county town is Winchester. Hampshire is a unique county of rolling green hills, tranquil villages and ancient forests, with vibrant cities and bustling market towns. With its rich cultural heritage, varied coastline and beautiful countryside, Hampshire makes an ideal holiday destination.

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Attractions Romsey Abbey, Romsey. Tel: 01794 513125. Romsey Abbey was recently named as one of the 100 best loved places of worship in Britain. Level access for wheelchair users is through the South Door. Regular visitors include the Romsey Singers, Romsey Choral Society, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the City of Southampton Orchestra. www.romseyabbey.org.uk. Location: In the centre of Romsey.

Romsey Abbey

Attractions Marwell Zoological Park, Colden Common, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1JH. Marwell is set in a hundred acres of Hampshire countryside and has over 200 different species of animals including Amur tigers and leopards, cheetah, ocelot, zebra, rhino, pygmy hippo, giraffes, meerkats and penguins. www.marwell.org.uk. About 9 miles east of Romsey.

Marwell Zoological Park

Attractions Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Commercial Road, Southampton, SO14 7LP. Tel: 023 8083 2277. Southampton City Art Gallery offers something for everyone, young or old. Impressive art collection, spanning six centuries of European art. Art gallery shop. About 6 miles south of Romsey.

Southampton City Art Gallery

Attractions Winchester Cathedral, The Cathedral Office, 1 The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS. Tel: 01962 857200. Winchester Cathedral has its origins in the 7th century, when a Christian Church was first built on this site. All are welcome to come to the Cathedral as visitors or pilgrims, which is normally open from 8.30 to 6pm every day. Excellent shop and award-winning restaurant in the Visitor Centre. www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk. About 8 miles north of Romsey.

Winchester Cathedral

Attractions Paultons Park, Ower, nr. Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 6AL. Tel: 023 8081 4442. Paultons Family Theme Park in Hampshire, on the edge of the New Forest, offers a great family day out with over 50 different attractions and rides included in the price. The variety of things to see and do includes thrilling and gentle rides, dinosaurs, museums, animated shows, play areas, exotic birds and other fun activities for all ages in garden setting. www.paultonspark.co.uk. About 3 miles south of Romsey.

Paultons Park

Attractions Broadlands, Romsey, Hants, SO51 9ZD. Tel: 01794 505010. The home of the Mountbattens. The visit to Broadlands House is by guided tour only. This arrangement was introduced a few years ago to provide a more informative and personal tour of the House and has been a great success with our visitors. Advanced booking is strongly recommended. The Mountbatten Exhibition is self-guiding. Broadlands has its own visitors' car park. www.broadlands.net. Location: On the outskirts, south of Romsey.

Broadlands

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