The city of Southampton is notable for its association with the Titanic, Spitfires and as one of the departure points for D-Day. It’s also a port for some of the largest cruise ships in the world. It’s home to Premier League football team Saints.
Portmouth is the UKs only island city and it’s built primarily on Portsea Island. It’s also known by the nickname Pompey. The waterfront city has plenty of attractions and a strong naval connection. The iconic Spinnaker Tower is a top visitor attraction as well as Portsmouth Historic Dockyard – home to HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose.
Winchester was the first capital of England and the seat of King Alfred the Great. It’s a cathedral city and gateway to the South Downs National Park. Winchester is the gastronomic capital of the county and home to King Arthur’s Round Table at the Great Hall.
Best known as the home of the British Army, it’s been one of the most important military town in the UK since 1854.
A beautiful Georgian town on the south-west end of the famous Watercress Line. The town holds a watercress festival in May.
Dating to Saxon times, Andover is a historic market town. It sits on the River Anton, a tributary of the Test.
Basingstoke is the largest town in Hampshire.
Eastleigh is part of the Hamble Valley.
Most famous for the International Air Show, held on even numbered years.
The High Street has examples of Victorian and Edwardian buildings. Fleet Pond is the largest freshwater pond in Hampshire
Home to The Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Market town with Georgian buildings. Staunton Country park is nearby.
Popular seaside resort.
Home to Houghton Fishing Club – the oldest private fishing club in Britain, started in 1822.
Hampshire’s smallest town and home to Whitchucrh Silk mill – the oldest silk mill in Britain still operating in its original building. It’s also home to the Bombay Sapphire gin distillery
Home to Yateley Common where you can see beautiful heathland