For the ideal location to view the majestic cruise ships in Southampton Port, simply hop aboard the Hythe Ferry for a fifteen minute trip, landing at Hythe’s historic pier with the world’s oldest electric pier train. Shop, eat, walk, cycle, enjoy; Hythe is the gateway to the New Forest.
Villages of Dibden Purlieu, Fawley, Marchwood and Eling are in easy reach. Calshot beach with Tudor castle and Flying Boat Hangars on Calshot Spit, and Lepe Country Park’s fascinating history of the D-Day Preparations and underground Cold War monitoring post. Both offer stunning views of the Isle of Wight across the Solent.