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Stories and Tips Hampshire

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A south Hampshire village

Written by frangliz on 28 Jan, 2012

Although the village of Southwick is just a few miles from where I live in Southsea, I had never been there until recently. I rely on public transport and the bus service to Southwick was very infrequent; I believe it was withdrawn altogether in autumn…Read More

Tips and Hints

Written by Joy S on 23 Sep, 2011

* If you want a family holiday based on outdoor activities, then summer is the best time to visit Hampshire. The New Forest though, truly comes into its own in the autumn time. It is at its most dramatic from late summer to…Read More

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Overview and Highlights

Written by Joy S on 23 Sep, 2011

Hampshire, in the south of England, is a great place to visit if you want a short break destination. The countryside is very green and pleasant and the climate is normally mild. The weather is warm enough here for wine growing apparently.…Read More

The New Forest, a Brief Intro

Written by LouiseTopp1 on 29 Sep, 2008

The New Forest was formed in 1079 by William I (known as William the Conqueror) as hunting grounds, mainly of deer. It is an area of historical, conservation & rural importance, & has kept many of the rustic practices passed by the Crown in medieval…Read More

Emsworth Food Festival

Written by raehippychick on 16 May, 2005

Last September, we wended our way southwards to check out the fourth Emsworth Food Festival. At the approach to the town, we were stopped by a very pleasant young man in army uniform manning a barricade. If you aren’t booked up at a hotel in…Read More

Northward to London

Written by mc8 on 19 Apr, 2003

We had a three day gap between our timeshare and the Elderhostel. We picked out Winchester and Oxford as our stops en route back to London. The B and B in Winchester was centrally located. We walked around, visiting Winchester Cathedral one day, and the…Read More

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