Southampton City Art Gallery
The largest gallery in the south of England, with the finest collection of British contemporary art in the country outside London. Varied displays of landscapes, portrait paintings or recent British art are always available, alongside touring exhibitions from local, national and international artists.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Ramps, lift, sign language interpreted tours, touch tours
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Mon-Fri 10-3, Sat 10-5. Closed Sun and 24 Dec-1 Jan
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About the area
Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.
If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.
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