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Located on the south coast of England, Southampton is one of England’s main leisure ports as well as a major industrial one. Yachting is a popular pastime here, and boat shows are a regular attraction, where a range of boats and accessories can be tried out and bought.

Book a charter in Southampton direct through 1UK and you can visit some of the lovely inland waterways stopping off by at the river side restaurants.

With a long history the city has lots to offer the visitor, with much architecture remaining from many hundreds of years ago. The sites are spread around the city and fit in well with the newer developments around them, giving the city quite a nice feeling and ensuring the history is not forgotten.

Also home to the famous Southampton Boat Show held at the end of the boating season in September with companies such as Sunseeker yachts and Princess yachts exhbiting their luxury yachts for sale.

Southampton Tourist Attractions

Make time in Southampton to check out the amazing tourist attractions there. Amongst the Southampton top attractions include the Bargate is one of the best. Other popular sights like the ancient city walls are definitely worth exploring! Southampton’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Southampton city tour before you travel and allow our expert Southampton based guides to show you some of Southampton’s hidden treasures.

Overview of Sport in Southampton

Southampton’s most popular sport is Football. The best-known team is Southampton FC who play at St Mary's Stadium. The biggest event in the Southampton sporting calendar is undoubtedly Southampton versus Portsmouth, which you can see at the St Mary's Stadium and is quite a spectacle!

Southampton Tourist Attractions

Make time in Southampton to check out the amazing tourist attractions there. Amongst the Southampton top attractions include the Bargate is one of the best. Other popular sights like the ancient city walls are definitely worth exploring! Southampton’s culture guarantees plenty to see. Why not book a Southampton city tour before you travel and allow our expert Southampton based guides to show you some of Southampton’s hidden treasures.

Weather in Southampton

Discover the best time to visit Southampton with our guide to the climate of Southampton. The table below shows the average temperatures in Southampton over twelve months, giving a guide to the climate of Southampton, so you can plan the best time to go!

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Southampton Driver's Guide

To drive a car legally, all you need in Southampton is your regular UK license. For trouble free motoring in England, ensure that your license is valid before you leave for Southampton. In Southampton, as with the rest of England, you must drive on the left.

Why not arrange car hire in Southampton online before travelling to England. There's a choice of convenient car hire depots in Southampton where you can pick up your car.

Information About Southampton Airport

Southampton International Airport about 4 miles northeast of Southampton. The international IATA code for the airport is SOU is only about 1 hours from the UK approximately. Getting into Southampton, and taxis are also available. Southampton International Airport has many shops to browse before you fly, offering souvenirs from your time in Southampton.

Southampton Fact File

City Name: Southampton
Country: England
Language: English
Currency: Pound sterling
Time Difference: GMT
Electricity Supply: 240V AC 50Hz

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