Southampton is known as the cruise capital of Europe, Southampton plays host to over four million visitors a year and boasts an impressive cultural offering, from museums, music venues and art galleries, to award winning parks and the general hustle and bustle of a diverse city with fantastic shopping facilities.
The shopping facilities in
Southampton are endless, for a large shopping mall with every high street brand
available head to West Quay Shopping centre, it is located in the city centre. If you
prefer a more on of a kind shopping experience head to Bedford Place it has
large selection of small independent up market boutique shops and local
business. The area has the look and feel of a historic Southampton, Bedford
Place is only a short walk north of the City Centre. Southampton
has a striving Theatre scene for the most popular West End shows Mayflower
Theatre is worth a visit. If would like to find out a bit about Southampton’s
history you should head to the SeaCity Museum or Tudor House and Garden.In the
evening its worth checking who is playing at the Guildhall, most nights the
have chart topping bands and some very well-known acts headlining.
The nightlife in Southampton is extremely varied and caters for everyone’s tastes. The city offers a variety of traditional and historic pubs, alongside funky bars and music venues to satisfy its thriving student scene. Whether you are looking for an elegant cocktail bar, an urban-country pub, a gig venue or booming night club, Southampton will not disappoint.