Teach in Southampton
Southampton is the largest city in the county of Hampshire, on the south coast of England. It is situated 75 miles south-west of London and 19 miles north-west of Portsmouth. From fabulous art exhibitions at the City Art Gallery, discovering the city’s history at SeaCity Museum or Tudor House and Garden, to seeing live bands at Southampton O2 Guildhall – there’s plenty to do and see.
The city boasts an impressive cultural offering, from museums, music venues and art galleries, to award winning parks and the hustle and bustle of a diverse city with fantastic shopping facilities.
One of the city’s most popular attractions is the SeaCity Museum, which is an innovative, state-of-the-art museum focusing on Southampton and its connection with the sea – including the city’s Titanic heritage. Other popular activities include river rafting, boating, and the Solent Sky Museum. You can also take a ferry to the relaxing and quirky Isle of Wight.
Southampton has two large live music venues, the Mayflower Theatre and the Guildhall, which hold concerts from a wide range of popular and indie musicians.
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Top Ten Things to do in Southampton
- Solent Sky Museum
- Mayflower Theatre
- River rafting
- SeaCity Museum
- Tudor House & Garden
- The Common
- Riverside Park
- City Art Gallery
- Bargate and walk the Old Town
- Titanic Engineer Officers Memorial
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