Town Wall and Historic Old Town
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AboutA 1km circuit of medieval walls entirely pedestrianised with interpretation panels, information boards, artworks, vistas over old town and New Forest. Medieval walls can be viewed at Western Esplanade, Town Quay, Back of the Walls and Bargate Street. Accessible all year.
Discover Southampton's Old Town, one of the gems of England. A place, with some unique features, that has played its part in the country's history and that, for diverse reasons, attracted the interest of William The Conqueror, Henry V, William Shakespeare, the Pilgrim Fathers, Isaac Watts and Jane Austen.
Walk in their footsteps seeing buildings that span centuries of time, be captivated by the spell of very impressive medieval town walls that rival any to be found in England and wonder at The Bargate, one of the country's finest medieval town gates.
|Opening 2022 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)|
* Some parts of the walls are gated access. These are often dawn to dusk, in winter gates locked at 4pm.
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