Hampshire, United Kingdom
Hampshire is the southeast of England’s largest county and its tourist attractions include a number of seaside resorts. The town is also known for being home to the birthplace of the Royal Navy, the British Army and the Royal Air Force.
- Basing House
- Staunton Country Park
- Explosion! Hampshire's Museum of Naval Firepower
- Go cycling around Hampshire's Queen Elizabeth Country Park
- Take a stroll along Test Way, a 70 km trail along the River Test
- Take part in an arts workshop at the Ashcroft Arts Centre
Hampshire experiences an oceanic climate. The best time to visit is during the summer months when the weather is mostly warm and dry. Temperatures typically reach a maximum high of 22ºC in July. The greatest level of precipitation takes place in December, so it is advisable to bring an umbrella if visiting during this time.
Getting There & Around
The nearest airport to Hampshire is Southampton Airport. The airport links the city with around 50 different European destinations. At the airport, it is possible to catch a taxi, pick up a rental car or take the short walk from the terminal to the railway station.
Once tourists have touched down, they can use the services of Traveline South West. This service provides local transport by bus or train. If travelling with South West Trains, it is necessary to purchase a ticket before boarding.
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57 hotels in Hampshire
Overlooking East Park, the Jurys Inn Hotel Southampton combines exceptional location and welcoming atmosphere to create an ideal place for a splendid vacation in Southampton. GeneralThe hotel... More
In the centre of Fareham with easy access to the M27 motorway, this 18th-century coaching inn offers spacious, classic rooms with private bathrooms. Its bar features real ales and leather sofas.... More
Blending contemporary decor and convivial atmosphere, the Mercure Winchester Wessex Hotel is the perfect place for an unforgettable stay. GeneralThis hotel features 5 air-conditioned conference... More
Assuring warm welcome and flawless service, the Novotel Hotel Southampton is the perfect place to relax or work with first-rate amenities that will pamper you to the fullest. GeneralCaring for... More
Offering a wide variety of facilities and services, Portsmouth Marriott is an ideal place for both business and leisure travellers. GeneralPortsmouth Marriott also provides well-equipped business... More
A perfect place in the city of Southampton, the Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel offers excellent services and convenient facilities for a relaxing stay. GeneralIdeal for business... More
With its attractive location on the South Coast, this impressive, Grand Harbour Hotel Southampton provides magnificent facilities and services. GeneralThere are flexible meeting rooms that cater... More
Being a fine source of hospitality since the 1700's, the Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel combines unique blend of country house charm with 21st century convenience to make it an excellent spot for... More