Holiday cottages Southampton - the city with something for everyone
Southampton, which is found in the southeast of England, is the largest city in the county of Hampshire. It is near another major port town, Portsmouth. The area has likely been inhabited since the stone age, showing how far the history goes back. Evidence of Southampton's long and fascinating history is to be found in various monuments dotted around the city. Southampton holiday cottages are a good option for history buffs, with a wealth of museums available. Also, for those interested in retail therapy, West Quay retail park offers a variety of different shops and indeed cafe, so there is anything you can imagine to cater for your shopping needs.
Southampton holiday homes – essential historic sites & museums for your itinerary
There are several historical buildings you should see while strolling the streets of Southampton. Highlights include the Guild Hall, the Wool House and custom house, as well as the Medieval gatehouse, Bargate, which can be found in the city's centre. Southampton holiday apartments place tourists in a good position for visiting the many museums in the city. Tudor House and Garden offer visitors a glimpse back in time, where they can find out what life would have been like in Tudor times. The Solent Sky Museum is a fantastic aviation museum, chronicling the history of air travel in Southampton. As a port town, Southampton's past is very interested and linked to the famous Titanic ship. There are a couple of must-see attractions for people interested in this part of the city's past: SeaCity Museum and the Titanic Officers Memorial.
More entertainment for holidaymakers in self-catered holiday apartments Southampton
Like any big city, Southampton has a great nightlife, brought about also by its large student population. It also has live music venues such as the Brook. The Mayflower Theatre is a decadent and eccentric building, and at the same time a great venue for catching a show. For football fans, Southampton are objectively a remarkable team, who have consistently produced some of England's finest talents through their youth development system. It's worth checking out the Saint Marys Stadium to soak up some of that Saturday afternoon football spirit. It guarantees to be a great atmosphere. There is something for absolutely everyone who chooses a break in a Southampton holiday rental.