HMS M33 is an M29-class monitor of the Royal Navy built in 1915. She saw active service in the Mediterranean during the First World War and in Russia during the Read more [...]
Nearest History & Heritage Hampshire
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s Hampshire listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a Hampshire day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next Hampshire activity.
Calshot Castle built between 1539 and 1540 was one of the Henry VIII artillery forts, built to defend the coast and in the case of Calshot the sea passage to Read more [...]
Mottisfont Abbey is within glorious gardens alongside the River Test. This provides a great day out: explore the Gothic remains of the 13th-century Augustinian priory walk around the gardens and Read more [...]
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.
Royal Garrison Church, or Domus Dei (Hospital of Saint Nicholas) was an almshouse and hospice established in 1212 by Pierre des Roches, Bishop of Winchester.
Netley Abbey is a ruined late medieval monastery, founded in 1239 as a house for Roman Catholic monks of the austere Cistercian order. In 1536, Netley Abbey was closed by 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 [...]
Bishop’s Waltham Palace, Medieval palace used by the Bishops and senior clergy of Winchester as they traveled through their diocese.
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 City Mill is a great place to visit as it offers hands on activity so you can get to grips with how this urban working corn mill actually worked. Read more [...]
The Portsmouth D-Day Museum tells the story of Operation Overlord during the Normandy D-Day landings.