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A county in England

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

St. Peters Square. Emsworth. Hampshire

Emsworth (24 Pictures)

Super little yachting village tucked away between the many tidal creeks of Chichester Harbour...

St Michael's Abbey, Farnborough

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...

Pilley, Hampshire

Pilley (7 Pictures)

The attractive village of Pilley lies in a landscape famous for its scenic beauty, it encompasses a vast variety of valley's, hills, downs and the glorious New Forest National Park...

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Recommended attractions in Hampshire

A rear view of the 'Victory'.

HMS Victory (49 Pictures)

This is the ship that could rightly claim to be the pride of Britain's Naval forces. She is Nelson's flagship, H.M.S. Victory,.....

Longstock Water Gardens, Longstock, Hampshire

Longstock Park Water Garden (1 Pictures)

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Netley Abbey, Hampshire. June 2005

Netley Abbey (30 Pictures)

Netley Abbey Ruins , Hampshire..

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