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Visiting Southampton

Planning the perfect trip can be difficult, that is why we have put together a helpful list of out top 8 things to do in Southampton.


Cricket at the Ageas Bowl

Get your accommodation early for all the exciting upcoming fixtures at the Ageas bowl

Home of Hampshire Cricket: The Ageas Bowl is an iconic state-of-the-art cricket ground designed by the international award-winning architect, Sir Michael Hopkins. Home to Hampshire Cricket since its construction in 2000, the ground has developed quickly into one of the leading venues in the country.

Parking facilities available please ask reception for more details.


SeaCity Museum

Situated in the heart of Southampton, just a 20 minute drive from the hotel, SeaCity Museum tells the story of the people of the city, their fascinating lives and the infamous historic connections with Titanic and the sea. Visit SeaCity Museum to discover how we bring maritime history to life via interactive experiences, designed to suit all ages.


Paulton’s Park

Paulton's Park is the UK’s number one family theme park with over 70 exciting rides and attractions to enjoy. Paultons is home to the UK exclusive and world’s first Peppa Pig World with 9 fun Peppa-themed rides, a large indoor Playzone and even Muddy Puddles to jump and play in! Lost Kingdom is our unique Jurassic land that is home to the mighty Flight of the Pterosaur suspended rollercoaster, the thrilling Velociraptor coaster, lifelike moving Dinosaurs and much more.

Situated just 20 Minutes from the park the Holiday Inn Express M27 J7 is the perfect place to stay for your family adventure.

  • Kids pack on arrival
  • Children’s dinner menu
  • Kids zone play area (Only available on half term and summer dates)
  • Laundry room available for those muddy puddle puddle days


Marwell Wildlife Zoo

Set in a hundred acres of delightful Hampshire countryside, Marwell is a relaxing and fascinating Zoological Park at the heart of wildlife conservation. There is easy access from the M3 and M27 with free parking. 


Set in 12000 acres of glorious Sussex countryside, an English estate like no other - home of Festival of Speed, Qatar Goodwood Festival and much more.

Situated just 40 Minutes away we are a great base for your all the exciting future events.


Shopping experiences


WestQuay, located in the heart of Southampton city centre, boasts over 90 stores spread over three shopping levels. With major stores including Marks & Spencer and John Lewis and leading fashion retailers such as French Connection, Coast, Dune, Zara and River Island, you can be certain to find exactly what you’re looking for.



Situated just 10 minutes away Whiteley is the leading destination for Fareham shopping and a perfect day out for the whole family when visiting Southampton.



Gunwharf Quays is the South coasts leading designer shopping outlet and home to over 90 famous brands as well as being the home of the Spinnaker Tower and the Historic dock yards.


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