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A fascinating look into the past.

Southampton has many sites where it is possible to let your imagination run wild when looking at... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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The wall is aging gracefully

It is said that the wall is over 800years of age but the ruins or part of it still stand. It was... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Waterford, Ireland
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16 Dec 2018
“A fascinating look into the past.”
11 Sep 2018
“The wall is aging gracefully ”
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Southampton has many sites where it is possible to let your imagination run wild when looking at its Medieval remains. The ancient Bargate providing a northern entrance into the town. The arch through which Henry V passed on a journey that would eventually lead to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

It is said that the wall is over 800years of age but the ruins or part of it still stand. It was refreshing to visit this wall

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

Part of the Southampton City fortification walls. Dating back almost 800 years it is amazing that the remaining parts are still standing intact! This particular feature is in the southern wall and is very photogenic. A real old slice of Southampton's history.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

This wall was built in the late 1300's . Just the fact that some of it still stands is a testimony to the workmanship back then. Walk below the walk and above it. A nice leisurely stroll basking in the history of this place. Worth...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Roblee1969
Reviewed May 9, 2018

The watergate and quay is another great structure on the walk through Southampton, it's also on the Jane Austen tour route,

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We took the Hythe ferry from across Southampton Water and were walking to the Guildhall to watch the Southampton marathon races and family participants. Across the busy road from the Red Funnel terminus we explored these Southampton castle walls with young grand daughters. They are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Our family spent a day in Southampton before our cruise. After we settled down and the rain stopped, we went for a walk to the old ruins of the city wall and saw this Watergate Ruin. It is located in the southern part of downtown....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Lovely old ruins, that scream out at you, about our historical past, we would highly recommend whilst in Southampton you take a look here.

Date of experience: June 2017
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