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Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Hampshire, 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

Exbury Gardens, Exbury, Hampshire

Exbury (15 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire

Standing close to the saltmarshes and creeks along the Beaulieu River, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, Exbury must be one of the most captivating villages for miles around...

Lymington, Hampshire

Lymington (109 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire

A lovely Georgian port town on the Solent and at the edge of The New Forest, Hampshire. Lymington is a popular sailing resort with 3 marinas and was once a busy place for.....

Pilley, Hampshire

Pilley (7 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire

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 to visit in Hampshire

HMS Victory in Portsmouth

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,.....

The now empty moat surrounding Southsea Castle.  Taken 16th March 2006.

Southsea Castle (8 Pictures)

This is one of the fortresses built around the English coast on the orders of King Henry VIII to protect the country against.....

Titchfield Abbey, near Fareham, Hampshire

Titchfield Abbey (9 Pictures)

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