Archive for July, 2007

Winchester Tourist Guide

Winchester is an historic city in southern England, with a population of around 40,000 within a 3 mile radius of its centre. It is the seat of the City of Winchester local government district, which covers a much larger area, and is also the administrative capital and county town of Hampshire. Winchester was formerly the […]

Romsey Tourist Guide

Romsey is a small market town, in the county of Hampshire, England. It is 8 miles (13 km) north-west of Southampton and 11 miles (18 km) south-west of Winchester. Just over 18,000 people live in Romsey, which has an area of about 4.93 square kilometres. Romsey lies on the River Test, which is famous for […]

Poole Tourist Guide

Poole is a coastal town just to the west of Bournemouth with a population of around 140,000 and is part of the South East Dorset conurbation, along with Bournemouth and Christchurch. Poole is reported to have the 2nd largest natural harbour in the world, after Sydney, Australia. Perhaps due to this fact, Poole is home […]

Poole Tourist Information

Poole owes its name to the Saxons who aptly named it after the vast expanse of water that lay before them. Boasting the largest natural harbour in Europe, Poole’s greatest asset hums with activity throughout the year. Great beaches, Poole Old Town and some world class water sport activities all contribute to making Poole a […]

Poole Nights Out

At one time, Poole was considered to have more pubs per mile than anywhere else in the UK, with over 50 in the old town its self! Many have now gone but throughout Poole there remain many interesting and original establishments. Poole quay has a variety of pubs, many of which offer live music during […]

Bournemouth Tourist Guide

Bournemouth is a tourist resort, on the south coast of England, about 105 miles from London and with a population of around 164,000. Bournemouth is the home of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth University and Bournemouth International Centre. Historically Bournemouth was part of Hampshire, with Poole, just to the west, being part of Dorset. Even […]

Bournemouth Nights Out

Bournemouth, thought of by many as a retirement town, and once referred to as “God’s Waiting Room”, has in recent years become a much younger, vibrant place. It has a large student population (including many overseas language students) and many young people are drawn there by its extensive nightlife, including clubs opening 24 hours a […]