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Places to Visit In and Around Southampton

Woodland Tots

At Woodland Tots, our mission consists of providing a warm and nurturing environment where children feel safe... See more >
Woodmill Outdoor Activity Centre, Woodmill Lane, SO18 2JR

Marwell Zoo

Marwell zoo is home to hundreds of exotic and endangered animals all within a beautiful, landscaped 140-acre park... See more >
Thompson’s Lane, Colden Common, Winchester SO21 1JH

Winchester City Mill

National Trust property: Winchester City Mill - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Bridge Street, Winchester, SO23 0EJ

Golden Gecko Climbing

Come down and see what the Centre has to offer. We have 17 auto-belays offering climbing to almost anyone (ages 5+) and..... See more >
34 Romsey Industrial Estate Greatbridge Road Romsey SO51 0HR

Hinton Ampner

National Trust property: Hinton Ampner - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Bramdean, near Alresford, SO24 0LA

Sink or Float: An Artificial Island, Jessica Wetherly

Aspex Portsmouth are delighted to present Sink or Float: An Artificial Island, the latest solo exhibition by Jessica... See more >
The Vulcan Building Gunwharf Quays Portsmouth PO1 3BF

The Watercress Line

Let off steam and travel by lovingly restored steam trains through 10 miles of beautiful Hampshire countryside... See more >
The Railway Station Alresford SO24 9JG


National Trust property: Mottisfont - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Mottisfont, near Romsey, SO51 0LP

Newtown Old Town Hall

National Trust property: Newtown Old Town Hall - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
Newtown, near Shalfleet, PO30 4PA

Newtown National Nature Reserve

National Trust property: Newtown National Nature Reserve - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for..... See more >
Town Lane, Newtown, PO30 4PA

Stansted Park Light Railway

A lovely 7 1/4 inch gauge miniature railway which runs around the glorious grounds of Stansted Park (opposite the... See more >
Stansted Park Opposite the Garden Center Nr Rowlands Castle PO9 6DX

St Helens Duver

National Trust property: St Helens Duver - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. See more >
St Helens Duver, St Helens, PO33 1XY
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Things to do around Southampton

Southampton is a historic city in Hampshire, England, that has a lot to offer for anyone looking for a fun and memorable day out. Whether you want to immerse yourself in the history and culture of the city, enjoy the natural beauty of the sea and the parks, or have some adrenaline-filled adventures, Southampton has something for everyone. Here are some of the top things to do in Southampton:
- Experience the thrill of sailing, skiing, golfing, and more at the Southampton Water Activities Centre¹, Alpine Snowsports Centre², Southampton City Golf Course³, and Quicksilver Mail⁴. These are great places to have some friendly competition and burn off some energy.
- Learn about the history and legends of Southampton at the Tudor House and Garden, the SeaCity Museum, the Solent Sky Museum, and the Southampton Treasure Trail. These are fascinating places to see artefacts, costumes, planes, and stories from different periods and cultures. ⁵
- Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature at the Mayflower Park, the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, the Marwell Zoo, and the Hythe Ferry. These are lovely places to see a variety of animals, plants, and scenery, and have a relaxing picnic or a leisurely boat ride.
- Have some fun and creativity at the Locked In A Room, the We The Curious, the Houdini's Escape Room Experience, and the Mayflower Theatre. These are fun places to enjoy the immersive games, explore the interactive exhibits, solve puzzles and escape rooms, and watch the latest shows and performances.
Southampton is a great place for a day out or a weekend getaway. With so many attractions and activities to choose from, you'll never run out of things to do in Southampton. Book your tickets online and start planning your adventure today.

Source: Conversation with Bing, 30/01/2024
(1) Fun Activities & Games in Southampton - Tripadvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g186299-Activities-c56-Southampton_Hampshire_England.html.
(2) Events in Southampton | What's On | Visit Southampton. https://visitsouthampton.co.uk/events.
(3) Things to do in Southampton - Visit Hampshire. https://www.visit-hampshire.co.uk/things-to-do/things-to-do-and-attractions-in-southampton.
(4) THE 10 BEST Things to Do in Southampton - 2024 (with Photos) - Tripadvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attractions-g186299-Activities-Southampton_Hampshire_England.html.
(5) THE 15 BEST Things to Do in Southampton - Tripadvisor. https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g186299-Activities-Southampton_Hampshire_England.html.