Southampton

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About Southampton
Southampton is located in the county of Hampshire, on the south coast of England in the United Kingdom.

Southampton itself offers many shops, bars and restaurants as well as the SeaCity Maritime Museum.

WestQuay Shopping Centre has over 100 stores under one roof including John Lewis and M&S. The Marlands Shopping Centre has specialist boutiques, shops and cafes. Bedford Place is situated a short walk to the north of Southampton's main city centre and retains all the atmosphere of a bygone era.

In the centre of Southampton is the historic Bargate, once the main entrance to the Old Town. The area holds markets, usually held on Fridays and Saturdays.

Beaulieu is the National Motor Museum featuring the world's largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles, vehicles from the popular TV programme Top Gear as well as the flying Ford Anglia from Harry Potter.

Sightseeing walks and tours in and around Southampton offer visitors the opportunity to explore, join one of the many guided or self-guided walks and discover the history and culture of the city.

The QE2 Mile is the pedestrian route that runs through the heart of the city from the Cenotaph down to the waterfront at Town Quay. It links the city’s parks, new cultural quarter, shopping high street, old town and waterfront. It is the most visited part of the city and has many historical features including the Cenotaph, Titanic memorial and Holy Rood church.

There are many ferry and harbour trips, all leaving from the Town Quay. It is also possible to visit the Isle of Wight, via a passenger and vehicle ferry.

Around 10 miles from the city centre is Mottisfont Abbey, a National Trust property featuring a historic house museum, changing art exhibitions, gardens (including a walled rose garden) and a river walk.

Visitors can access London, Stonehenge in Salisbury and the New Forest if staying longer.

There are many options for dining, ranging from traditional British style food, to fast food and international cuisine.
Cruise Terminal
There are 4 Cruise Terminals - City Cruise Terminal Berth 101 and Mayflower Cruise Terminal Berth 106 in the Western Docks, and Queen Elizabeth II Berth 38/39 and the Ocean Terminal at the Eastern Docks.

The train station is a 5 minute taxi ride from the docks and London is a 70-90 minute journey away.

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