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Suggested excursions

  • Winchester
  • London
  • Salisbury & Stonehenge
  • The Isle of Wight
  • Oxford


Population: 220,000; 80 miles (128 kilometres) south-west of London (1ΒΌ hours by rail, 2 hours by coach).

Southampton is an attractive university town and an important port situated on the south coast, within easy reach of the New Forest, Winchester, Salisbury, Portsmouth, Bournemouth and the Isle of Wight.

There is an historic old town with interesting museums, a new waterside development and an excellent shopping centre.