Geography of Southampton
Located in Hampshire, one of Britain's loveliest counties, Southampton sits
at the head of the Southampton Water, a sizeable inlet on England's south coast.
The city centre is bound by this and river Itchen, forming an ideal harbour
and defensive position. Today the Town Quays and Shamrock Quays occupy the waterfront
area, but for centuries past this was the departure point of many ships bound
for the Americas and many other world ports. To the Northeast the city is hemmed
in by the M27 motorway. The city is surrounded by three towns, Totton, Eastleigh
and Hedge End. It is also within easy reach of Winchester, Salisbury, Portsmouth,
Bournemouth and Poole.
Hampshire is famous for its New Forest, which has been a significant area of
preserved natural beauty for centuries and was a hunting ground for several
Kings. Typified by forest, rolling hills and quaint villages, The county of
Hampshire also enjoys a lovely coastline marked with chalk cliffs and pebble
Across the Solent lies the Isle of Wight, easily admired from the South coast.
This sizeable island is a popular UK summer destination on account of its temperate
climate. In fact the whole of England's South Coast enjoys some of Britain's
mildest and sunniest weather.
Hampshire is also abundant in flora and fauna.
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The Dolphin Hotel
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Premier Travel Inn Southampton City Centre
Southampton Park Hotel
Marriott Meon Valley Hotel & Country Club Golf Package
Botley Park Hotel, Golf & Country Club
De Vere Grand Harbour
Holiday Inn Southampton
Holiday Inn Eastleigh
Marriott Meon Valley Hotel & Country Club
Express by Holiday Inn Southampton West
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