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About the county of Hampshire

The County of Hampshire lies in the South of England and offers an enchanting blend of both coast and countryside. It is home to the 'New Forest', which covers some 145 square miles, making it Englands largest, intact ancient woodlands thus earning the area national and international status. Winchester is home to one of England's largest cathedrals, 'Winchester Cathedral' has its origins in the 7th century, when
a Christian Church was first built on the site. Hampshire has many notable attractions including, 'Mottisfont Abbey Gardens', 'Broadlands' a magnificent 18th century house in a superb setting on the banks of the River Test and Famous for being the home of Lord Mountbatten, and 'Highclere Castle' home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon and probably the finest Victorian home still in existence.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Hampshire

Bishop's Waltham Palace Ruins

Bishop's Waltham (12 Pictures)

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A cottage in Breamore. Hampshire  - (Photo taken in June 2005)

Breamore (20 Pictures)

Breamore is one of those beautiful New Forest villages which is populated almost entirely by houses of the Tudor period...

New Milton, Hampshire

New Milton (6 Pictures)

New Milton is a small sea-side town, with a variety of shops ranging from the charismatic old-fashioned department store Bradbeers, to modern shops such as New Look and Woolworths...

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Recommended attractions in Hampshire

A picture of D-Day Museum

D-Day Museum (3 Pictures)

No where is the courage of Britain's fighting men and women more evocatively displayed than in the D-Day Museum at Southsea. .....

Part of Nelson's cabin, HMS Victory

HMS Victory (44 Pictures)

This is the ship that could rightly claim to be the pride of Britain's Naval forces. She is Nelson's flagship, H.M.S. Victory,.....

King John's House and Tudor Cottage, Romsey

King John's House (2 Pictures)

When it was discovered in 1927 this lovely graceful timber-frame house was believed to have been King John's Hunting Lodge, but.....

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