The South Sights

We’ve compiled the best of the best in The South - browse our top choices for the top things to see during your stay.

Browse Sights

View All 81

(81 out of 81 results)

Fodor's Choice


View All 85

Salisbury 12

Winchester 10

Dorchester 8

Portsmouth 7

Avebury 6

Isle of Wight 5


Brading 1

Cowes 2

Ventnor 1

Lyme Regis 4

Corfe Castle 3

Wimborne Minster 3

Bournemouth 3

Lyndhurst 3

Sherborne 3

Southampton 3

Cerne Abbas 2

Beaulieu 2

Chawton 2

Abbotsbury 1

Weymouth 1

Stonehenge 1

Longleat House 1

Stourhead 1

Show More +

View All 81

Archaeological Site/ Ruins 10

Beach–Sight 2

Building/ Architectural Site 5

Castle/ Palace/ Chateau 6

Educational Institution 1

Garden/ Arboretum 8

Geological Site 1

Historic District/ Site 6

House/ Mansion/ Villa 14

Industrial Site/ Mill/ Factory 1

Library/ Archive 2

Local Interest–Sight 7

Marina/ Pier/ Dock 1

Market/ Bazaar 1

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 1

Military Site 3

Museum Village 1

Museum/ Gallery 21

Nature Preserve/ Wildlife Refuge 2

Nautical Site/ Lighthouse 3

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 1

Plaza/ Square/ Piazza 1

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 10

Scenic Drive/ Tour 2

Town/ Village 2

Trail/ Path 1

Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train) 2

Viewpoint/ Scenic Overlook 4

Zoo/ Aquarium 1

Show More +
Best For

View All 49

Family 18

Historical 17

Romantic 1

The South Sights

Showing 81 out of 81 Results

Filter Results
Clear All Filters

Sort By:

  • Alphabetical
  • Fodor's Choice

Abbotsbury Swannery

  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

This lagoon outside the village, a famous breeding ground for the birds, is the only managed colony of nesting mute swans in the world.

Alexander Keiller Museum

  • Museum/Gallery

The Avebury Stone Circles are put into context by this collection of Neolithic and Bronze Age artifacts from the site, one of the most...

Athelhampton House and Gardens

  • Garden/Arboretum

This outstandingly well-preserved example of 15th-century domestic Tudor architecture (with 16th- and 20th-century additions) turns up...

Avebury Stone Circles

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Surrounding part of Avebury village, the Avebury Stone Circles, the largest in the world, are one of England's most evocative prehistoric...


  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

With a ruined 13th-century abbey, a stately home, and an automobile museum, Beaulieu appeals to several different interests. Beaulieu...

Bournemouth Beach

  • Beach–Sight

With 7 miles of clean sandy beaches tucked beneath its cliffs, Bournemouth is said to enjoy some of the country's warmest sea temperatures.

Brading Roman Villa

  • House/Mansion/Villa

Housed within a striking wooden-walled, glass-roofed building 1 mile south of Brading are the remains of this substantial 3rd-century...


  • House/Mansion/Villa

This 60-room Palladian mansion located on 6,000 acres near the town of Romsey was the home of 19th-century British Prime Minister Lord...

Buckler's Hard

  • Museum/Gallery

This restored 18th-century shipbuilding village, 2 miles south of Beaulieu, is home to a re-created Shipwright's Cottage and a Shipwright's...

Carisbrooke Castle

  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

This castle, built more than a thousand years ago by the Normans, was remodeled extensively during the Middle Ages and surrounded by...