Visit Southampton

Visit

    • Southampton Bargate

    Southampton Bargate

    • Sky Ride Local

    Sky Ride Local

    • PSP Southampton Boat Show - Crowds

    PSP Southampton Boat Show - Crowds

    • Princess of Wales Royal Regiment

    Princess of Wales Royal Regiment - Photo Credit: Kevin White

    • Seacity Museum at Night

    Seacity Museum at Night

    • QE2 Fireworks

    QE2 Fireworks

    • Palmerston Park - Viscount Palmerston Memorial

    Palmerston Park - Viscount Palmerston Memorial

    • Inside Tudor House

    Inside Tudor House

    • NoFit State Circus

    NoFit State Circus

    • Caribbean Festival in Mayflower Park

    Caribbean Festival in Mayflower Park - Photo Credit: Rob Atherton

    • Royal Wedding in Guildhall Square

    Royal Wedding in Guildhall Square

    • Alive and Ablaze / Guildhall Square

    Alive and Ablaze / Guildhall Square

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Whether you are visiting the city for the first time, on a return visit, on business with a few hours to spare, or you're a resident wanting to find out more about the city, Southampton guarantees an enjoyable experience for everyone, of all ages and interests.
 
Known as the cruise capital of Europe, Southampton plays host to over four million visitors a year and boasts an impressive cultural offering, from museums, music venues and art galleries, to award winning parks and the general hustle and bustle of a diverse city with fantastic shopping facilities.
 
You will find everything you need to know about getting around the city, where to stay and dine, up to date information on events and activities, and a variety of things to do and see on the following pages.