Uncover Southampton’s hidden charms in this fantastic self-guided walking tour. Discover some of England’s best-preserved medieval town walls and step back in history to find out more about Southampton’s past. A series of panels guides you around the Old Town’s encircling walls.
It is recommended to start the walk at the Bargate, the historic entrance to the medieval town, but you can begin at any point. The Old Town has over 90 listed buildings and more than 30 ancient monuments, with medieval wine vaults, an array of medieval churches, and fine Georgian houses and hotels. You can see all of these and views of the waterfront, where ships continue the sea-going tradition of Southampton.