Where to visit Southampton area

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  1. Dogeared

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    We are duE to go down to Southampton in early April 'bit of work, mainly pleasure'. and would like to explore a bit. Don't know the area, have about three weeks set aside.

    does anyone have any suggestions!!!!:Eeek:. :BigGrin::Smile:

    thanks Baz, Margaret plus dog.
     
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    New forest-bournemouth:thumb:
     
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  3. old-mo

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    Portsmouth, not far away...
    Nice day out and you can look over one of them big wooden boats with the sticky up in the air bits where they used to hang their washing from...

    Big one in pompey dockyard open to the public..... that one Charlie drake went to war in... :thumb:



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  4. Southampton

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    There's the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu or the Submarine Museum in Gosport (just across the water from Charlie's wooden yacht thingy). Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway on the Eastern edge of the New Forest is quite nice if the weather is good.
     
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  5. Dogeared

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    Thanks missed that one, after 17 years with em, trying to avoid things that go on water
     
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    Would that be the Charlie up the column in Trafalgar Square:Sad:
     
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    Hi.
    All of the above and have a day trip to the Isle of Widget.stop over at, Mately wood nr Lyndhurst,C&CC/Forestry site,Setthorns near Sway C&CC/F.Site,a super C.L. in a stable yard half a mile out of Brockenhurst. Submarine museum Pompey,Lord Mountbatens pile(forget the name),Salisbury cathedral ,etc.
    Tea Bag
     
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    Come on,icantremeber,every body knows ,him up the column is Charlie Nelson.
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    Boat history - Bucklers hard. See here.
     
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    Heard a rumour today that Old Mo DIDN'T read History at Uni.....shock-horror. :Eek!:
     
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    Also , while at portsmouth dockyard to see HMS Victory there's the Marie Rose
    enery's old vessels remains.
    Isle of Wight nice place but expensive to get a cross to!
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