Maps of Hampshire UK
This full colour foldout visitors’ map of Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire features road mapping that covers an area extending to:
A large FOLDOUT Map of Hampshire ideal companion to anyone visiting Hampshire UK with the added ease of having parts of Gloucester, Berkshire, Gwent, Dorset, Wiltshire and Surrey shown as is shown by some of the towns mentioned below.
We would recommend this as a great map for anyone visiting Hampshire and using a car. See our recommended maps for walking in Hampshire here.
- Chepstow, Stroud, Lechlade on Thames, Oxford, High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Bracknell, Farnham, Midhurst, Chichester, Portsmouth, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Bournemouth, Poole, Swanage, Weymouth, Isle of Portland, Lyme Regis, Ilminster, Bridgwater, Weston-Super-Mare and Newport.
Map information includes:
- Motorways open with full junction detail, motorways under construction and proposed, service areas, primary routes and destinations, A and B roads, tolls, mileages, county boundaries, gradients 1:5 and steeper together with spot heights and hill shading.
- Fuel station and safety camera locations with their maximum speed limits.
- Selected places of interest, tourist information centres, caravan and camping sites and golf courses.
The index panel is adjacent to the map and lists towns, villages, hamlets and locations.
Places of interest are listed separately.
Free Museums in Hampshire, UK
By Vincent Rogers
If you’re looking for free days out in Hampshire, then you’re probably thinking, ‘what things can we do for free in Hampshire?’ Fortunately, Hampshire has plenty of attractions that cost absolutely nothing to visit. Amongst some of the most popular attractions in Hampshire are the sheer number of museums.
Whether you’re interested in military history, local history or even art galleries, Hampshire has a whole range of museums for anyone with a thirst for knowledge to enjoy. There’s plenty more museums waiting to be explored and you should visit a Hampshire based directory to find out more information; in the meantime, here’s a list of some favourites:
Royal Armouries Fort Nelson – Based in Fareham, this is the UK’s first ever museum which opened in 1660. This museum houses a national collection of arms and armour. Open all year round, although opening times do vary.
Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum – This fascinating museum in Winchester tells the story of our county’s great regiment. From their first active service duty in 1702 up until their time in Afghanistan, you can follow the regiment’s fortunes.
The King’s Royal Hussars Museum – Also based in Winchester, this museum offers a rich collection of artefacts from this regiment and previous regiments since their foundation in 1715. Uniforms, medals and weapons, you’ll be aghast at the amount there’s to see.
Portsmouth City Museum and Records Office – Suitable for local historians, this museum houses a collection of official Portsmouth city council records from as early as the 14th century. Local maps, plans and photographs make this museum fascinating for anyone local to Portsmouth.
Andover museum – A former town house from around 1750 this museum tells the story of Andover from the prehistoric era right through to the present day. It houses hundreds of artefacts in fascinating exhibitions and displays. The house was also once visited by Jayne Austin.
Winchester City Museum – In the heart of Winchester’s city centre is the outstanding city museum. Telling the story of the England’s old capital this fascinating place has an extensive collection of archaeological artefacts from the prehistoric times right up to the 19th century.
Southampton Maritime Museum – Find out more about Southampton’s long history as a cargo port and international cruise stop. You’ll also discover more about the Titanic and all the crew on board. This incredible museum offers a rich history of all things nautical.
Southampton City Art Gallery – From modern art to historical European art, this gallery has something for everyone. With an impressive range of exhibitions and displays this gallery is renowned around the world for its collections. There are even educational activities for anyone looking to become more educated in art and art history.
Whether you’re looking to learn about our county’s towns and cities and their military regiments, or the coastal history and internationally renowned art galleries, Hampshire has a lot of free museums to explore. These free attractions are rich in information for anyone looking to enrich their local knowledge.
Vincent Rogers is a freelance writer who writes for a number of UK businesses. For information on Hampshire attractions, he recommends Agent Smart.
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