Sights & Attractions in The South


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Name Category Location
Athelhampton House and Gardens
Fine 19th-century gardens enhance an outstanding...
Houses / Mansions, Gardens / Arboretums Dorchester
Cathedral Close
With its smooth lawns and splendid examples of...
Neighborhoods / Streets Salisbury
City Mill
Set over the River Itchen, this working...
Industrial Sites Winchester
City Museum
This museum tells Winchester's past through...
Museums / Galleries Winchester
D-Day Museum
In the absorbing D-Day Museum in nearby...
Museums / Galleries Portsmouth
Dinosaur Museum
This popular museum has life-size models,...
Museums / Galleries Dorchester
Dorset County Museum
This labyrinthine museum contains ancient Celtic...
Museums / Galleries Dorchester
In a former arms depot near the Submarine Museum,...
Museums / Galleries Portsmouth
Great Hall
A short walk west of the cathedral, this hall is...
Architectural Sites Winchester
Hardy's Cottage
The small thatch-and-cob cottage, where the...
Houses / Mansions Dorchester
High Street Gate
One of four castellated gateways originally...
Architectural Sites Salisbury
King's Gate
One of two surviving gateways in the city's...
Religious Sites Winchester
Long Bridge
For a classic view of Salisbury, head to the Long...
Bridges / Tunnels Salisbury
Market Place
One of southern England's most popular markets...
Squares Salisbury
Maumbury Rings
These remains of a Roman amphitheater on the...
Archaeological Sites Dorchester
Max Gate
Thomas Hardy lived in Max Gate from 1885 until...
Houses / Mansions Dorchester
Millennium Promenade
Starting at the Spinnaker Tower, the Millennium...
Trails Portsmouth
Mompesson House
On the north side of Cathedral Close sits one of...
Houses / Mansions Salisbury
Old Mill
This 12th-century mill, now a hotel and...
Restaurants Salisbury
Old Sarum
Massive earthwork ramparts in a bare sweep of...
Archaeological Sites Salisbury
Portchester Castle
Incorporating the walls of a Roman fort built...
Castles / Palaces Portsmouth
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
The city's most impressive attraction includes an...
Museums / Galleries, Marinas / Piers Portsmouth
Poultry Cross
One of Salisbury's best-known landmarks, the...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Salisbury
Owned by the Duchy of Cornwall and under the...
Towns Dorchester
Royal Navy Submarine Museum
The highlight here is a tour of the World War II...
Museums / Galleries Portsmouth
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
Opposite the cathedral's west front, this...
Museums / Galleries Salisbury
Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury is dominated by the towering...
Religious Sites Salisbury
Spinnaker Tower
On the lively Gunwharf Quays development of shops...
Architectural Sites, Viewpoints Portsmouth
St. Thomas's Church
This church, which dates back to 1229, contains a...
Religious Sites Salisbury
Watercress Line
New Alresford, 8 miles northeast of Winchester by...
Transportation Sites Winchester
This atmospheric fortified medieval gateway with...
Museums / Galleries Winchester
Wilton House
This is considered to be one of the loveliest...
Houses / Mansions Salisbury
Winchester Cathedral
The city's greatest monument, begun in 1079 and...
Religious Sites Winchester
Winchester College
One of England's oldest "public" (meaning...
Educational Institutions Winchester


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