5 reasons why you should take an autumn break near Days Inn Southampton

25 September 2019

If you find yourself near the south coast of England at Days Inn Southampton, you’ll probably want to check out the local area.

Whether you’re just popping in for the weekend or want to take the kids away for half term, here are just 5 of the reasons why you should choose Southampton for a break this autumn.

1. Marwell Zoo 

For a day out with the kids, a must-visit for this autumn is Marwell Zoo, located just 18 minutes away from our Days Inn hotel.

This 140-acre animal kingdom is home to a wide variety of different species from all over the world, including giraffes, show leopards, tigers and penguins, and is a great way to spend the day exploring the adventure playgrounds and gardens.

And if you’re planning a visit nearer to Halloween take advantage of the Boo in the Zoo exhibit. The zoo will hold a monster trail and lots of other spooky activities for the kids to get stuck into during the half term, and there will even be a sweet shop to tuck into!

2. SeaCity Museum 

To outsiders, Southampton is renowned for its relationship with the sea, and of course, the infamous Titanic voyage which set sail from the city in 1912.

Visit SeaCity Museum to learn more about the maritime legacy of Southampton and its global impact, but make sure you don’t miss other exhibitions on local stories, and of course the city’s relationship with the Titanic, the most famous maritime disaster in history.

3. Tudor House and Gardens 

In the heart of Southampton’s Old Town remains the Tudor House and Gardens, which has been open for guests to explore since 1912. Discover over 800 years of history in this newly renovated historic building, showcasing the hidden secrets of the house and an abundance of fascinating things to learn.

4. See Southampton’s Historic City Walks

And a great accompaniment to a visit to Tudor House and Gardens is by taking a guided tour around Southampton’s Old Town on a historical city walk. Wrap up warm and enjoy a guided walk this autumn.

Guided by the experts at See Southampton, a highlight for us is the Titanic Trail which is a great accompaniment to a trip to the SeaCity Museum, or you can simply enjoy and guided tour of the museum with See Southampton. You’ll also discover the secrets and hidden secrets of his important British city.

5. Take a relaxing stroll around Riverside Park

It’s always wonderful to find a peaceful break from the bustle of a popular city to walk or picnic in peace. Riverside Park is such a gem just over two miles from the city centre on the River Itchen.

On top of the beautiful views over the river and surrounding nature, there is a nearby sports complex with courts and pitches, and a playground complete with a skate park.

Wrapping up

There are plenty of reasons why Southampton is a great choice for a short break this autumn.

Days Inn Southampton is conveniently located for you to situate your stay this autumn. Don’t forget to book with us for a great rest.

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