Southampton attractions

Southampton attractions

SouthamptonFrom Southampton 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 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 6 miles north of Southampton.

Marwell Zoological Park

Attractions Bishop's Waltham Palace, Bishop's Waltham, Hampshire, SO32 1DH. The ruins of a medieval palace. Toilets. Parking. Soft drinks and ice creams. Picnics welcome in grounds. English Heritage. Charges apply. About 7 miles east of Southampton.

Bishop's Waltham Palace

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. Location: In the centre of Southampton.

 Southampton City Art Gallery

Attractions Southampton Maritime Museum, Corner of Bugle Street and Town Quay Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2AR. Collections covering industry, Maritime, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History. Story of the Titanic, Queen Mary. The first floor has no access for wheelchair users. Location: In the centre of Southampton.

Southampton Maritime Museum

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Also see Dorset attractions Wiltshire attractions Berkshire attractions Surrey attractions Sussex attractions Southampton Southampton travel. Also Bournemouth hotels & Fareham hotels.

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