Sights & Attractions in The South

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Name Category Location
 
Athelhampton House and Gardens
Fine 19th-century gardens enhance an outstanding example of 15th-century...
Houses / Mansions, Gardens / Arboretums Dorchester
 
Cathedral Close
With its smooth lawns and splendid examples of architecture from...
Neighborhoods / Streets Salisbury
 
City Mill
Set over the River Itchen, this working 18th-century water mill...
Industrial Sites Winchester
 
City Museum
This museum tells Winchester's past through displays of Celtic...
Museums / Galleries Winchester
 
D-Day Museum
In the absorbing D-Day Museum in nearby Southsea, an eclectic...
Museums / Galleries Portsmouth
 
Dinosaur Museum
The popular Dinosaur Museum has life-size models, interactive...
Museums / Galleries Dorchester
 
Dorset County Museum
This labyrinthine museum contains ancient Celtic remains from...
Museums / Galleries Dorchester
 
Explosion!
In a former arms depot near the Submarine Museum, the Museum...
Museums / Galleries Portsmouth
 
Great Hall
A short walk west of the cathedral, this hall is all that remains...
Architectural Sites Winchester
 
Hardy's Cottage
The small thatch-and-cob cottage, where the writer was born in...
Houses / Mansions Dorchester
 
High Street Gate
One of four castellated gateways originally built in the early...
Architectural Sites Salisbury
 
King's Gate
One of two surviving gateways in the city's original ancient...
Religious Sites Winchester
 
Long Bridge
For a classic view of Salisbury, head to the Long Bridge and...
Bridges / Tunnels Salisbury
 
Market Square
One of southern England's most popular markets fills this square...
Squares Salisbury
 
Maumbury Rings
These remains of a Roman amphitheater on the edge of town were...
Archaeological Sites Dorchester
 
Max Gate
Thomas Hardy lived in Max Gate from 1885 until his death in 1928...
Houses / Mansions Dorchester
 
Millennium Promenade
Starting at the Spinnaker Tower, the Millennium Promenade meanders...
Trails Portsmouth
 
Mompesson House
On the north side of Cathedral Close sits one of Britain's most...
Houses / Mansions Salisbury
 
Old Mill
This 12th-century mill, now a hotel and atmospheric pub, makes...
Restaurants Salisbury
 
Old Sarum
Massive earthwork ramparts in a bare sweep of Wiltshire countryside...
Archaeological Sites Salisbury
 
Portchester Castle
Incorporating the walls of a Roman fort built more than 1,600...
Castles / Palaces Portsmouth
 
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The city's most impressive attraction includes an unrivaled collection...
Museums / Galleries, Marinas / Piers Portsmouth
 
Poultry Cross
One of Salisbury's best-known landmarks, the hexagonal Poultry...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Salisbury
 
Poundbury
Owned by the Duchy of Cornwall and under the aegis of the Prince...
Towns Dorchester
 
Royal Navy Submarine Museum
The highlight here is a tour of the World War II submarine HMS...
Museums / Galleries Portsmouth
 
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
Opposite the cathedral's west front, this excellent museum is...
Museums / Galleries Salisbury
 
Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury is dominated by the towering cathedral, a soaring hymn...
Religious Sites Salisbury
 
Spinnaker Tower
On the lively Gunwharf Quays development of shops and bars, the...
Architectural Sites, Viewpoints Portsmouth
 
St. Thomas's Church
This church contains a rare medieval Doom painting of Judgment...
Religious Sites Salisbury
 
Watercress Line
New Alresford, 8 miles northeast of Winchester by A31 and B3046...
Transportation Sites Winchester
 
Westgate
This atmospheric fortified medieval gateway with its stunning...
Museums / Galleries Winchester
 
Wilton House
This is considered to be one of the loveliest stately homes in...
Houses / Mansions Salisbury
 
Winchester Cathedral
The city's greatest monument, begun in 1079 and consecrated in...
Religious Sites Winchester
 
Winchester College
One of England's oldest "public" (meaning private) schools was...
Educational Institutions Winchester
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