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Best things to do in Southampton

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Establishment
“It’s a huge theatre, you can usually get last minute tickets, and there is plenty of parking near by.”
26local recommendations
Premise
“There is a vast range of shops available in the West Quay area, from IKEA to John Lewis, from Decathlon to Argos. In the main mall, there are the usual extensive collection of brands. There is also a huge food court, where you can have your pick of cuisines from around the world. ”
27local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“One of the largest shopping centres in the south, famous for its three storey open plaza. ”
9local recommendations
Park
“Absolutely fabulous public space. Great for walks, picnics, peace and quiet. There are various events here during the Summer - Common People Festival and weekly Park Runs”
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Cinema
“Very cool cinema with seats where you can put up your feet. Amazing building”
7local recommendations
History Museum
“Also known as the Titanic Museum. Take an emotional journey back in time to 1912 when the ill fated Titanic met its fate, and learn about the life and times of Southampton in that era.”
7local recommendations
Establishment
“Tudor House & Garden Opening Times: Sunday 10am–5pm Monday 10am–3pm Tuesday 10am–3pm Wednesday 10am–3pm Thursday 10am–3pm Friday Closed Saturday 10am–5pm ”
9local recommendations
Cinema
“Nearest cinema, about 25 mins drive. Make sure you register your car in car park. ”
4local recommendations
Premise
“One of Europes largest retail outlets with over 50 stores, bars & restuarants, one of the biggest Cinemas & lots more.”
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Premise
“SeaCity Museum tells the story of the people of the city, their fascinating lives and historic connections with Titanic and the sea. Visit SeaCity Museum and Southampton to discover how we bring maritime history to life through an interactive experience designed for all ages.”
9local recommendations
Establishment
“Southampton has old crumbling walls all around it from the Old Cities defences”
4local recommendations
Art Gallery
“A nice space with some surprising works, not least the old floating bridge painted by Lowry!”
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Restaurant
“ For a night out, you could check out Turtle Bay. Awesome staff, everyone likes their drinks. There are some special offers, too!”
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Route
“You can find everything in Bedford Place and London Road, which is parallel to Bedford Place, withing 10 minutes walk. ”
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Shopping Centre
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“WestQuay is a shopping centre in Southampton, United Kingdom, and has an area of 800,000 square feet of retail space and contains around a 150 shops, including major retailers.”
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Indian Restaurant
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“Indian restaurant and takeaway serving traditional favourites as well as many unusual dishes. ”
7local recommendations