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This Roman coastal garrison has never stopped growing and is today one of Britain's major container ports. Southampton was badly damaged by bombing in the Second World War but made a successful recovery in the 1950s. Alongside its medieval remains a modern city has grown up, with a lively university and reinvigorated industrial sector.

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Tourist attractions Southampton : Things to see and do

  • New Forest Recommended Recommended

    GB - Ashurst BN44

    After razing 36 parishes near Winchester Castle to the ground, William the Conqueror had a royal forest devoted to hunting planted in the area. Heavy penalties were inflicted on whoever was found harming the trees or the deer. The Crown finally gave ..

  • This majestic drive is lined with trees planted in 1859. Today they make up Britain's finest collections of adult conifers. Some of the Douglas firs and sequoias are over 50m tall.

  • This splendid 19C drive features a large number of magnificent adult trees, particularly oak and beech. Paths lead off from the drive to observation platforms from which visitors can admire the stag in paddocks. Further on down the drive, the oak and..

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Hotels Southampton

  • mercure southampton centre dolphin

    34 - 35 High Street GB - SOUTHAMPTON SO14 2HN

    The Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin is a 4 Star hotel that has stood in the heart of the city for over 500 years. Perfectly located near the main port it provides a great base to stay before and after your cruise or trip to the Isle of Wight. With..

  • Premier Inn Southampton City Centre Three stars Three stars Three stars

    6 Dials, New Road GB - Southampton SO14 0AB

    Prix Prices from : 50 £

    This Premier Inn offers modern, spacious rooms in Southampton’s lively city centre. The on-site restaurant serves all-you-can-eat breakfasts, and the West Quay Shopping Centre is 0.6 miles away. Premier Inn Southampton City Centre is just 5 minutes'..

  • The White Star Tavern Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars Five stars

    28 Oxford Street GB - Southampton SO14 3DJ

    Prix Prices from : 95 £

    Located in Southampton city centre, this 5-star boutique inn was built in the 19th century. It is now a contemporary hotel offering free Wi-Fi access. The White Star Tavern is located on Southampton’s cosmopolitan Oxford Street, in the city’s histor..

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Restaurants Southampton

  • Bakers Arms Traditional pubs serving food 

    High St GB - Droxford SO32 3PA

    Proudly run, charming village pub with leather sofas, a roaring log fire and walls hung with old beer adverts, Victorian photographs and stag heads. Unfussy, filling dishes rely on local produce, with veg grown by the owners and bread baked daily in-..

  • Restaurant TerraVina Comfortable and pleasant restaurant 

    174 Woodlands Rd GB - Southampton SO40 7GL

    Modern hotel restaurant with an open-plan kitchen, a glass-fronted wine cave and a large covered terrace. Lunch sticks to the classics, while dinner introduces some imaginative modern dishes and a 6 course tasting menu. Service is attentive and the s..

  • White Star Tavern, Dining and Rooms Traditional pubs serving food 

    28 Oxford St GB - Southampton SO14 3DJ

    Eye-catching black pub with vast windows and smart pavement terrace, set in the lively maritime district. Choice of all day tapas-style small plates or modern British à la carte of meaty dishes. Smart, modern bedrooms boast good facilities and extra ..

  • Bugle Traditional pubs serving food 

    High St GB - Hamble-le-Rice SO31 4HA

    Set in a charming spot in a quaint little village, this grade II listed building is popular with the sailing community and has views over the marina. Menus offer soups, salads and sandwiches, small plates and traditional pub dishes.

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