Southampton is the birthplace of the world’s most famous aeroplane, the Supermarine Spitfire. Solent Sky Aviation Museum depicts the story of 26 aircraft manufacturers who operated in Southampton and Hampshire, producing everything from biplanes to space rockets.
The museum houses twenty aircraft from the golden age of aviation, including a Spitfire, a giant Short Sandringham flying boat, the record-breaking Supermarine S6 racing seaplane, and the world’s only jet fighter flying boat. Visitors can get a tour of the Sandringham flight deck and sit in our jet fighter cockpits.
Solent Sky is a great place for families – make sure you ask at reception about our quizzes and prizes for kids!
Mon – Sat 10am – 5pm
Sunday 12pm – 5pm
Please note last entry is 4pm all days.
Family ticket £18
Avington Park is a beautiful privately-owned stately home set in its own parkland
Delve into more than 800 years of heritage at Beaulieu, the award-winning family attraction in the heart of the New Forest with a surprising connection to the Mayflower.
Step back in time on the banks of the Beaulieu River at the peaceful haven of Buckler's Hard.
Internationally renowned for its permanent collection which features around 5,000 works.
Exbury Gardens is a famous garden in Hampshire which belongs to a branch of the Rothschild family.
Marwell’s 140-acre park is home to an incredible range of exotic and endangered species
The Medieval Merchant's House is a restored late-13th-century building in Southampton, Hampshire, England.
Tells the story of Southampton and its historic connections with Titanic and the sea.
Southampton’s most important historic building, Tudor House reveals over 800 years of history.
Best Western Chilworth Manor
Edwardian Manor House Hotel with state-of-the-art health club and spa
Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa
The magic of water and its therapeutic benefits with the world class luxury spa facilities.
Claremont Guest House
Established in 2001, Claremont Guest House provides comfortable, warm and friendly accommodation right in the heart of Southampton
The 99 room Mercure Southampton Centre Dolphin Hotel is the oldest hotel in Southampton dating back over 500 years.
DoubleTree by Hilton
Located just outside the city centre, minutes from the M3 and M27 motorways, DoubleTree by Hilton Southampton offers easy access to plenty of activities
Elizabeth House Hotel
The restored Elizabeth House Hotel made up of three Victorian buildings and is quintessentially British
Grand Harbour Hotel
The 173 room Grand Harbour Hotel is located close to the shopping centre and cruise terminals.
Highfield House Hotel
Highfield House Hotel extends not just a fantastic hospitality towards you, but also a great accommodating environment
Hilton at the Ageas Bowl
The Ageas Bowl in Southampton offers the famous cricket ground, Hilton hotel, eforea spa and an 18 hole golf course
Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express Southampton is a contemporary hotel with free Wi-Fi, Parking and breakfast included next to the Ageas Bowl
Holiday Inn Winchester
Holiday Inn is the perfect destination for leisure, business and families in Winchester
Located right at the heart of the city overlooking East Park and just a 15 minute walk from the Central Station
Bed & Breakfast
The Mayview B&B is an intimate contemporary bed and breakfast located in a peaceful area in the heart of Southampton
New Place Hotel
New Place has something for everyone with a grand manor house, smart business centre and an array of bedrooms, all surrounded by expansive gardens
Conveniently located in the heart of Southampton city centre, the 4-star Novotel Southampton hotel is the perfect base for guests looking to explore.
The world's first hometel brand, is a unique offering combining the comforts of home with the service of hotels
Southampton Harbour Hotel
Featuring stunning contemporary design with a restaurant and rooftop bar.
The Clock Tower
The Grange Estate's holiday accommodations in Hampshire provide a perfect base from which to visit the Estate and the surrounding area.
The Holiday Inn
A modern Southampton hotel near the city's cruise terminals with an indoor pool and gym.
The Montagu Arms Hotel
The Montagu Arms Hotel dates back to 1742. It has a cosy, homely character and picturesque gardens.
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