SANDHAM MEMORIAL CHAPEL
Burghclere near Newbury RG20 9JT Tel 01635 278394

Description
A World War 1 Memorial chapel with notable paintings by Stanley Spencer of war scenes in Salonica. Overlooking Watership Down

Location
At Burghclere 4 miles south of Newbury (M4 Junc 10) .5 mile off A34. Signed. Rail: Newbury 4 miles

Opening Times
Apr - Oct Wed-Sun & BH Mons (closed Wed after BH ) 11.30-6. Mar & Nov Sat/Sun 11.30-4. Dec-Feb by appointment only

Disabled Access
Steps but portable ramp available

Admission Prices
£2 (may rise) NT

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SAMMY MILLER MOTORCYCLE MUSEUM
Bashley Cross Rd New Milton BH25 5SZ Tel 01425 620777

Description
One of the world's oldest and most interesting motorcycle museum with many very rare machines.

Location
New Milton is near the south coast between Christchurch and Lymington. M27 junc 1. Then A35

Opening Times
10-4.30

Disabled Access
Facilities, yes.

Admission Prices
Adult £3.50 Child £1.50 may rise

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SIR HAROLD HILLIER GARDENS & ARBORETUM
Ampfield SO51 0QA Tel 01794 368787

Description
160 acre reserve with a large variety of trees and shrubs from around the world

Location
Ampfield near Romsey. About 8 miles north of Southampton

Opening Times
Details not supplied

Disabled Access
Facilities, yes.

Admission Prices
Details not supplied

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Southampton City Art Gallery
North Guild, Civic Centre Commercial Rd. S014 7LP 01703 632601

Description
Large art gallery with, probably, the best collection of contemporary art outside London.

Location
Southampton. 8 minute walk from Southampton railway station

Opening Times
Tue, Wed, Fri 10-5 Thur 10-8 Sat 10-4 Sun 2-5

Disabled Access
Facilities, yes

Admission Prices
Free £2 for special exhibition

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Southampton Hall of Aviation
Albert Road South Southampton S01 1FR Tel 01703 635830

Description
The nearby Supermarine Aviation Works built several of the aircraft (including the Spitfire) on display here. Also the fun Sandringham flying boat which can be boarded.

Location
Southampton

Opening Times
Tue-Sat 10-5 Sun 12-5

Disabled Access
Facilities and lifts to all levels

Admission Prices
Unconfirmed

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Southampton Maritime Museum
The Wool House, Town Quay Southampton S01 1LX Tel 01703 223941

Description
The maritime story of Southampton with exhibitions on the Titanic, Queen Mary and White Star Line. New interactive science room. Housed in historic 14c building.

Location
Southampton. By the red funnel (ferry district) Meter parking (reasonable walk)

Opening Times
Tue-Fri 10-12 & 1-5 Sat 10-12 & 1-4 Sun 2-5

Disabled Access
Ground floor only

Admission Prices
Free

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SOUTHSEA CASTLE
Clarence Esp Southsea tel 01705 82761

Description
A Henry V111 coastal defence fort built in 1545 the castle has displays showing the development of Portsmouth and an audio visual show depicting life in the castle. Tunnels and views over the Solent.

Location
Southsea. Follow signs from M275 Portsmouth approach road or from A27

Opening Times
summer 10-5.30 winter 10-4.30

Admission Prices
Adult £1.70 Child under 13 accompanied, free

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SPINNERS
School Ln Boldre SO41 5QE Tel 01590 673347

Description
Garden and premier nursery famed for its rare varieties.

Location
In the heart of the New Forest between Brockenhurst and Lymington off the A337 at Boldre. Rail Brockenhurst (over 4 miles, then taxi)

Opening Times
Apr-Sep 10-5. Nursery open all year

Disabled Access
Welcome, but not very suitable. May slopes and steps

Admission Prices
£1.50 (Nursery is free)

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SPITBANK FORT
Portsmouth TEL 01329 664286

Description
One mile out at sea this massive granite fortress has over 50 rooms on two levels. Fantastic views over the Solent.

Location
M275 into Portsmouth follow signs to HM naval base where ferry will depart

Opening Times
May-Sep Tue-Sun

Admission Prices
Adult £1.50 Child under 13 accompanied, free

 

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STAUNTON COUNTRY PARK
Middle Park Way PO9 5HB Tel 01705 453405

Description
1000 acre country park with Victorian glass hot houses and an ornamental farm with a range of friendly animals

Location
Between Chichester & Portsmouth near Havant. Havant is on A27 four miles east of Portsmouth. Rail: Havant, then bus.

Opening Times
10-4 winter 10-5 summer (from April)

Disabled Access
Yes

Admission Prices
Adult £3.30 Child £2.50 (review in April)

 

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Stratfield Saye House
Stratfield Saye RG7 28T Tel 01256 882882

Description
This was the house of the 1st Duke of Wellington, of Battle of Waterloo fame, and has been the home of subsequent Dukes of Wellington. Also Wellington Country Park (3 miles away can be combined with visit.

Location
Off the A33 between Reading and Basingstoke

Opening Times
Stratfield Saye House : Weekends and BH Mons in May and Sep, daily (except Fri) in Jun/Jul/Aug 11.30-4
Wellington Country Park : Mar - Oct daily 10-5.30

Disabled Access
Yes, but advance notice please

Admission Prices
Stratfield Saye House Adult £5 Child £2.50
Wellington Country Park Adult £3.50 Child £1.70

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