#65 - Step aboard the Red Jet for a day out in Southampton
Isle Of Wight
AboutIf you are looking to inject a bit of “urban” into your Isle of Wight break then why not try a day trip over to Southampton? Only 30 minutes from West Cowes via the Red Funnel passenger service, the “Red Jet”, Southampton gives visitors the chance to sample a taste of a city break during their Island escape.
Shopaholics will enjoy the big brand paradise at West Quay Shopping Centre, with plenty of food and refreshments on offer to fuel your day of retail therapy. The Marlands Shopping Centre and Above Bar areas are also stacked full of great shops, whilst for a more boutique approach try Bedford Place, just north of the main shopping areas – there are also street food and general markets on Fridays and Saturdays.
Attractions include the City Art Gallery, the SeaCity Museum, Tudor House and Garden and Premier League football team Southampton F.C’s stadium, St Mary’s. There are also several great places for an evening’s entertainment, such as the Mayflower Theatre and the O2 Guildhall, but make sure you don’t miss your boat home!
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|Open (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)|