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About the county of Hampshire

The County of Hampshire lies in the South of England and offers an enchanting blend of both coast and countryside. It is home to the 'New Forest', which covers some 145 square miles, making it Englands largest, intact ancient woodlands thus earning the area national and international status. Winchester is home to one of England's largest cathedrals, 'Winchester Cathedral' has its origins in the 7th century, when
a Christian Church was first built on the site. Hampshire has many notable attractions including, 'Mottisfont Abbey Gardens', 'Broadlands' a magnificent 18th century house in a superb setting on the banks of the River Test and Famous for being the home of Lord Mountbatten, and 'Highclere Castle' home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon and probably the finest Victorian home still in existence.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Hampshire

English countryside

Alton (5 Pictures)

An historic market town which in recent times derived its prosperity from hop fields and the brewing industry, previously it had been a centre for wool and cloth...

At Farnborough Air Show

Farnborough (63 Pictures)

This town is listed in the Doomsday Book of 1086, then it was a mere settlement which over the passing centuries developed into a village...

Hayling Island

Hayling Island (12 Pictures)

Hayling Island is a true Island connected to mainland England by a bridge. Although largely residential it is also a popular holiday destination. It is also popular as a.....

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Recommended attractions in Hampshire

Early Morning in the New Forest

The New Forest (382 Pictures)

"But in its wild scenery lies its greatest charm...... Nowhere, in extent at least, spread such stretches of heath and moor,.....

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