Visit Hythe 2018

For the Best Views of Ocean Liners VISIT HYTHE & The Waterside What’s On FRENCH MARKET Saturday 16th June Friday 23rd November 9am-5pm Bank Holiday Fayre 2nd April • 7th May 28th May • 27th August plus 1st December 10am-4pm TASTE OF THE SOUTH MARKET First Saturday of month from 2nd June HYTHE MARKET Every Tuesday in the village centre 9am-4pm Waterside Arts Festival 4th-8th July waterside raft race Sunday 26th August from 10am off Hythe Marina 2018 Produced by The Herald - Your Community Magazine © Silverock Enterprises Ltd • www.herald-publishing.co.uk • www.visithythehants.co.uk N estled between the edge of the New Forest and Southampton Water, the village of Hythe, with its surrounding area known as ‘The Waterside’, offers the perfect location to watch the majestic cruise liners and container ships passing by, to and from the docks of Southampton. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around Hythe village with its many unique shops, café’s, pubs and restaurants; Hythe Marina with its distinctive fishing village style development, or along the raised boardwalk of the Promenade. There are plenty of waterfront places to sit and enjoy the view across Southampton Water. Hythe is also well known for its historic pier and boasts the world’s oldest pier train. If you don’t fancy the 700 yard walk down the pier, then the train regularly trundles up and down to catch the ferry sailing back and forth between Hythe and the city of Southampton, which in addition to a wealth of retail, entertainment and dining venues, has its own interesting maritime history and some of England’s best-preserved Medieval Town Walls (guided walks are available), as well as a Titanic Memorial, Museums and some pleasant urban parks. Within a short distance of Hythe are the lovely villages of Dibden Purlieu, Blackfield, Fawley, Exbury and Beaulieu, all with their own unique vistas and characteristics. While the beaches at Lepe Country Park with its fascinating history of the D-Day Preparations and underground Cold War Monitoring Post, and Calshot with its historic Tudor Castle and Flying Boat Hangars situated on Calshot Spit, are both well worth a visit and offer picturesque views of the Coastline, The Solent and the Isle of Wight. High Street © Sue Knight

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