Southampton, a port city on England’s south coast, served as a springboard for the D-day landings during the Second World War. As it’s the largest city of Hampshire County, still this port city moors largest cruise liners. Well, it’s the city from where from the ill-fated Titanic ship made its maiden voyage.
In Southampton, you will find an endless number of tourist attractions. However, if you want to go the unbeaten path and want to avoid the long queues in front of the top spots, you can explore some hidden treasures, which even the locals, might not have visited. To know more about these amazing attractions of this city, take a look below:
Enjoy Local Live Music
How about enjoying some local music at a local pub or club? Most of the pubs and clubs host finest DJ performance and open-mic nights, where artists perform local music. Be it the revamped Engine Rooms or the O2 Guildhall, Southampton has you covered.
Play a Round of Golf
Based on the amount of time you have, you can play either the 18-hole course or the 9-hole, at the Southampton City Golf Course. It’s the best municipal courses in the whole of the UK.
Spot for Cruise Ships
Spend a relaxing day at the rocky beach of Weston Shore. While relaxing, you will get the chance to spot some beautiful cruise-ships and vessels.
Explore Hidden Treasure
From outside, it looks like any other building. However, once one steps inside, one gets to discover that it’s a converted mill. It’s an outdoor activity centre that promises to keep visitors entertained. The placid water lake is a thrill for beginners and experts.
Westquay is situated close to the docks and one can treat them to a day full of shopping. Over 90 retail stores present, it’s a perfect place for shopaholics.
Visit Beatnik Emporium
Near Southampton City Centre, you’ll find the Beatnik Emporium, a unique independent vintage shop, which offers vintage clothing for all, including military and denim fresh out from the 1940s–1990s.
Take some time out of your busy World Cup watching schedule and visit these quirky places in Southampton.