Hampshire Quick Facts & Figures

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Hampshire is located in South East England, prominent cities and towns in the area include Southampton, Winchester and Portsmouth. Hampshire’s location makes it a convenient place from which to explore England’s South East region, south coast and South West region.

Hampshire includes miles of coastline on the south coast, harbours in Southampton and Portsmouth with access to the Isle of Wight, some charming small towns and villages and plenty of open spaces allowing visitors to get away from it all and enjoy the best of the scenic countryside. Local attractions & places of interest include The New Forest, Bishop's Waltham Palace, Hurst Castle, Braxton Herb & Rose Garden, Jane Austen's House Museum and Beaulieu.. There are a number of historic buildings, castles, museums and galleries for visitors to explore in the area.

The area is host to a number of local festivals, shows, fairs and concerts throughout the year


Hampshire Quick Facts

Population: 1,743,700

Region: South West England

Area total: 3,769 sq km

Languages: English

Dialling Code: 023(8x) (Southampton), 023(9x) (Portsmouth), 01962 (Winchester).

Postcode Area SO (Southampton), PO (Portsmouth), SO22-23 (Winchester).

Closest Airports: Southampton Airport, Bournemouth Airport.

Local Food: Watercress Soup, Artisan Cheeses, Local beers and wines.

Nearest Towns & Cities: Southampton, Winchester, Portsmouth, Basingstoke and Havant.

Famous Attractions: The New Forest, Bishop's Waltham Palace, Hurst Castle, Braxton Herb & Rose Garden, Jane Austen's House Museum and Beaulieu.
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