Hampshire - Featured Destinations
Hampshire is a county in the south of England
east of Dorset
and west of West Sussex. The County Town is Winchester
, which, with Winchester Cathedral
, is actually a city.
Hampshire is also very well known for Southampton and Portsmouth, home of the HMS Victory and HMS Warrior ships as well as the remains of the Mary Rose. Southampton International Airport is near just north of Southampton near Eastleigh. Both Southampton and Portsmouth are busy international ports on the English Channel with ferry routes to France. All along the coast are little harbours and marinas a relaxed little towns, making this a haven for yachts, pleasure craft, sailboats and water sports enthusiasts.
From Hampshire, you can sail over the Solent sea channel to the the Isle of Wight, a very popular holiday destination with outstanding scenery, the famous Needles cliffs, cliff gorges and parkland, long sandy beaches and a great atmosphere geared to accommodate visitors.
Select a pin from the Google map of Hampshire shown above to see the panoramas of the towns, churches, sights and attractions in Hampshire. Each panoramic image comes with a local description and travel directions providing an interactive guide of Hampshire. These tours are free to use in your own site. Please see our Use a Tour
pages for more information.