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Best Tourist Attractions In Southampton

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in Southampton in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 91 Southampton tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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The Southampton Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Southampton
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

World-famous historian, Mags Carta, has a map and the promise of precious bounty; all she needs now is you!  Will you join her on The Southampton Tre...

Tudor House and Garden

  • Southampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Tudor House and Garden A little trip here gives a unique and atmospheric insight for kids into the lives and times of its residents through the years...

Curious About Southampton

  • Southampton
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Southampton Southampton gives an exciting glimpse into what makes this amazing maritime city what it is. Our two unique walks can be en...

Beaulieu

  • Brockenhurst
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Make like royalty deep in the heart of the New Forest;  Beaulieu is an award-winning day out packed with motors and a magnificent Palace House. Get s...

Exciting Escapes

  • Southampton
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If you like the Crystal Maze then you'll love  Exciting Escapes! You'll have just 60 minutes to solve clues and puzzles to escape the room. Communica...

Eling Tide Mill Experience

  • Totton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Explore centuries of fascinating history with the Eling Tide Mill Experience - take a peek into the inner workings of an active tide mill and let the...

Hamble Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Hamble-le-Rice
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Forget your James Bonds, your Jason Bournes - even Sherlock couldn’t solve this case! It’s up to you and you alone to crack a deactivation code and s...

Romsey Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Romsey
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

What better way to get outdoors than to join the Romsey Mystery Treasure Trail? It’s a code busting, clue cracking way to see the sights. To get to t...



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Bishop's Waltham Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Bishops Waltham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

On the Bishop's Waltham Spy Mission Treasure Trail your crack team of kids will have to work together and solve clues to discover the truth. It’s a t...

Brockenhurst Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Brockenhurst
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

While it may seem like a typical town, there’s a mystery hidden beneath every pavestone on the Brockenhurst Spy Mission Treasure Trail. Are you super...

Cowes Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Cowes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who fancies having a crack at the Cowes Mystery Treasure Trail? It’s a code busting, riddle-packed tour of the town which gets the whole family worki...

Mottisfont Abbey and Garden

  • Romsey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Mottisfont Abbey and Garden is a romantic house converted from a medieval Augustinian priory that still retains the original ‘font' from which it got...

Winchester Cathedral

  • Winchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Winchester Cathedral boasts a fascinating history, glimpses of which can be discovered as you explore the building. You'll find animals and beasts ca...

The Winchester Treasure Trail

  • Winchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Pop on your pirate hat and get that hook out of storage - the Winchester Treasure Trail needs salty sea dogs on the hunt for buried loot, and you’re...

Lymington Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Lymington
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Do you know any salty sea dogs? Young or old will do on the Lymington Treasure Hunt Trail, where code cracking is  far more important than the usual...

Osborne House

  • East Cowes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Children will love the Swiss Chalet at Osborne House where the princes and princesses learnt the skills of household management, while for grown-ups...

Winchester Castle and Great Hall

  • Winchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Winchester Castle and Great Hall gives you and the kids a chance to visit one of the finest remaining medieval halls, which contains a replica of Kin...

Newton Old Town Hall

  • Newtown
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Newton Old Town Hall can be found tucked away in a tiny hamlet near the National Nature Reserve, and is the only remaining evidence of the former imp...

Burley Village of Witches Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Burley
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

There's clues to solve and discoveries to be made aplenty on the Burley Village of Witches self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. From 6 years to...

The Mary Rose

  • Portsmouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Set sail over the stormy seas of time and arrive in 1545 at The Mary Rose. It’s a one-of-a-kind museum with immersive exhibitions, audio-visual displ...

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