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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... more >
Woodmill Outdoor Activity Centre, Woodmill Lane, SO18 2JR

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 an extensive bouldering wall... more >
34 Romsey Industrial Estate Greatbridge Road Romsey SO51 0HR


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

Marwell Zoo

Marwell zoo is home to hundreds of exotic and endangered animals all within a beautiful, landscaped 140-acre park... 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. more >
Bridge Street, Winchester, SO23 0EJ

Art-K Winchester

Art Classes for Children and Adults. Term-time classes and holiday workshops! more >
Unit 6c Scylla Business Estate, Winnall Valley Road, Winchester SO23 0LD

Newtown Old Town Hall

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

Army Flying Museum

Immerse yourself in the fascinating story of British Army flying by visiting one of the Test Valley’s hidden gems... more >
Middle Wallop, Stockbridge, SO20 8FB

Farringford Estate & Grounds

Farringford Estate - Gardens Are OPEN (Wed/Thur/Fri/Sat) until 26th October 2024 - House Tours are OPEN (Tue/Wed/Thur) until 26th September 2024 -... more >
Farringford Estate, Bedbury Ln, Freshwater, Isle of Wight PO40 9PE

Hinton Ampner

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

Mompesson House

National Trust property: Mompesson House - open to the public. Please see National Trust website for details. more >
The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EL
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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.