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Southampton History

Lovely medieval walls scattered around give great views over the city. Tudor merchant house, bars... read more

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craig e
Definitely worth following.

We found out about the city walks quite by chance from the internet- we didn’t even know that... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

Lovely medieval walls scattered around give great views over the city. Tudor merchant house, bars, food and a great atmosphere.

Thank craig e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming from the United States and seeing such old-historic buildings was amazing. We visited the Town Walls in Old Town twice, in our overnight stay in Southampton. The buildings are so well preserved and the entire area litter free. If we have the occasion to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found out about the city walks quite by chance from the internet- we didn’t even know that Southampton had ancient town walls. However we downloaded the instructions and set off, although the route was easy to follow (and was very interesting) just from the...More

Thank BobBonHere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great part of town, old stone walls, Tudor house, Wellington pub, container plants, peace flower show in St Joseph catholic churh. What a memorable day.

Thank 8joan
Reviewed 13 September 2018

lovely evening September walk around the city walls , charming and relaxing , great views , interesting

Thank marcgutteridge71
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The Southampton Town Walls bear testimony to medieval Southampton’s prosperity and importance in English history. The Walls were both defense against enemies from abroad and also a symbol of the stature of Southampton. For seafaring Britain, Southampton was one of its most important gateways to...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Over the past three decades we have visited Southampton for its shops;Theatre and even ferry trips to the Isle of Wight. Recently I found out about the Old Town and its walking trail along the old walks. Today we completed this wonderful walk. If you...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A reasonable amount of the walls remain and you can walk for 15-20 mins on the wall or on the outside of it. Some stairs so not wheelchair friendly in parts but visible from Westgate shops

Thank bdenhow
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We spent a couple of nights in Southampton prior to embarking on a cruise. On walking around the city centre we were surprised to see remnants of medieval walls that used to encircle Southampton. Whilst the walls were nowhere near as intact or extensive as...More

Thank KiwichickAuckland
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Southampton was an industrial city in 1930-1940, therefore the city was heavily bombed by Germans. You can see the leftovers of the medieval wall and one of the survived gates.

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Ralph K
21 October 2017|
Response from Matt W | Reviewed this property |
The beginning of the walls is about a 7 minute walk from the station