Situated on the South Coast of England, the independent authority of Southampton is the largest city in the county of Hampshire. Winchester is the county town of Hampshire and other districts of the county include Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Eastleigh, and the New Forest.
In addition to Southampton, Hampshire also contains the other major seaport of Portsmouth. As an indication of the size of the port at Southampton, it can dock some of the largest cruise liners in the world.
The city of Southampton has many inland features too which attract visitors, including the mediaeval walls and structures that depict the rich cultural history of the area. Southampton forms the perfect base from which to explore the south coast and the many associated attractions.
Southampton is also a good base for touring inland and to the neighbouring counties of Wiltshire, Surrey, Dorset, Berkshire, and West Sussex. Presented here are a selection of Southampton bed and breakfast guest houses, ideal for visitors to the area on a short break or longer holiday.
Many of the museums and galleries within the city detail the important maritime past of the city but just walking around and taking in the sights is a popular way to experience this important and historic English city. A host of services and amenities exist for residents and visitors from shopping, cafes, bars, restaurants to a vibrant nightlife and music scene.
There are many accommodation options too in the city, reflecting it’s status as a major world port for many centuries. International Southampton hotels chains cater for business and leisure travellers, as do a host of smaller independent establishments such as inns and a well established number of Southampton bed and breakfast guest houses.
To get the most from your stay in the city, select from our list of Southampton bed and breakfasts presented here, where a warm welcome, comfortable stay, and hearty breakfast awaits.