John Fortin, a merchant who traded with Bordeaux, started building this house c. 1290 as a residence and place of business, it stood on one of the busiest streets in Read more [...]
Nearest Things To Do Hampshire
Heading to Hampshire and looking for something to do or a place to visit. Coast Radar is not just a list of beaches but we bring you the whole Hampshire coast including castles, lighthouses, piers, museums, beautiful gardens, seaside towns, National Trust and other heritage properties.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Hampshire day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Hampshire activity.
Housed in a 15th Century tower, which was used as part of Southampton medieval defences, the Museum Of Archaeology has displays of Roman, Saxon and medieval Southampton.
The New Forest is an area of southern England which includes the largest remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture land, heathland and forest in the heavily-populated south east of England. It Read more [...]
Winchester City Museum tells the story of England’s ancient capital, the seat of Alfred the Great.
The Portsmouth D-Day Museum tells the story of Operation Overlord during the Normandy D-Day landings.
The pavilion is the only remains of Southampton’s Royal Pier.
Best known for its fine gardens, Hinton Ampner is an elegant country house with an outstanding collection of furniture, paintings and objets d’art.
Winchester Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals in Europe, with the longest nave and greatest overall length of any Gothic cathedral.
The Calshot Activities Centre is located in the old Calshot Naval Air Station (later known as RNAS Calshot and RAF Calshot) and offers a range of activities with accommodation. Calshot Activities Centre – Read more [...]
The New Forest Museum has displays and activities about the New Forest National Park. You can find out about the history, traditions and wildlife of the New Forest. The centre Read more [...]
Hurst Point Lighthouse guides vessels through the hazardous western approaches to the Solent, indicating the line of approach through the Needles Channel. Although it is said that a light was Read more [...]
Hayling Lifeboat station was started in 1865 and provides 24 hour emergency cover for all the boat owners and crew based in Chichester Harbour. The station is supported by boat Read more [...]