Plan your visit

Plan your visit

Whether you live in, do business, study at, or are planning a visit to Southampton - the city has something for everyone

Whether you are visiting the city for the first time, on a return visit, on business with a few hours to spare, or you're a resident wanting to find out more about the city, Southampton guarantees an enjoyable experience for everyone, of all ages and interests. 

Known as the cruise capital of Europe, Southampton plays host to over four million visitors a year and boasts an impressive cultural offering, from museums, music venues and art galleries, to award-winning parks and the general hustle and bustle of a perse city with fantastic shopping facilities. 

You will find everything you need to know about getting around the city, where to stay and dine, up to date information on events and activities, and a variety of things to do and see on the following pages and on the Discover Southampton website.   

When you come down to Race - why not make a weekend of it? 

Aged 18 - 39 years old and live/work in Southampton?

 Why not join JCI (The Junior Chamber International). A group of social, hard-working individuals looking to socialise, network and as a member you'll:

  • Broaden your network of contacts
  • Get a chance to travel to international events
  • Get involved in community projects
  • Sharpen your skills and shape up your CV

What can you do for JCI? What will JCI do for you? You'll get more than you give and we encourage you to take on an active role in your local chamber. For sure there are plenty of opportunities to get involved.  

Read more on JCI Southampton here.


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If you have any enquiries, feel free to get in touch by sending us an email or calling us on 02380 273657.