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Places of Interest outside Winchester


The New Forest National Park

posted 4 May 2015, 04:31 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:31 ]

– 90,000 acres of heath land, woodlands and streams. It is a protected with a large wildlife habitat expanse of natural vegetation and forest, ponies and cattle still roam wild.

The New Forest Museum

posted 4 May 2015, 04:31 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:31 ]

in Lyndhurst provides a unique guide into the Forest’s history and heritage.

Stonehenge

posted 4 May 2015, 04:30 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:30 ]

– The great and ancient stone circle of Stonehenge is one of the wonders of the world. What visitors see today are the substantial remnants of the last in a sequence of such monuments erected between circa 3000 BC and 1600 BC.

Southampton

posted 4 May 2015, 04:29 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:29 ]

– West Quay, high quality retail 15/ 20 minute drive, Southampton is a vibrant, modern city which offers a warm welcome to visitors from all over the world. It is a city rich in heritage from its time as a Roman seaport to today's modern, bustling, vibrant cosmopolitan city. Cruise gateway to Europe

Sandbanks

posted 4 May 2015, 04:28 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:28 ]

– 50 minutes drive

Salisbury

posted 4 May 2015, 04:28 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:28 ]

– 40 minute drive – Known as 'The city in the countryside', the magnificent medieval city of Salisbury has historic streets and alleyways, charming half-timbered buildings, traditional English eating houses and characterful shopping streets, not to mention a superb range of attractions, including the UK's finest medieval cathedral.

Romsey

posted 4 May 2015, 04:27 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:27 ]

– 15 minute drive

Portsmouth

posted 4 May 2015, 04:26 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:26 ]

– 40 minutes drive – The historic Royal Dockyard forms the heart of the city and remains the spiritual home of the Royal Navy. Attractions within the dockyard include the Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. Portsmouth has many attractions apart from the dockyard including the new Spinnaker Tower, D-Day museum promenades, beaches, a pier & fun fair at Southsea, itself is worth a visit for the chance to pick up a bargain at the many antique shops and the new shopping centre ‘Gunwharf Quays’.

Palace House, Beaulieu

posted 4 May 2015, 04:26 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:26 ]

– Formerly the 13th century Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House is set in glorious grounds and gardens with immaculate spreading lawns and walkways overlooking the Beaulieu River.

Paultons Park & Peppa Pig World

posted 4 May 2015, 04:25 by Désirée Ratcliffe-Lattimore   [ updated 4 May 2015, 04:25 ]

- The popular Family theme park is only about a 25 minute drive and has a variety of rides and attractions for all age groups.

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