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QE2 Mile

Southampton, England
+44 23 8083 3333
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Walking the Old Town Wall

Alighting from a cruise, we decided to go on a walk from Ocean Cruise Terminal around Southampton... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Walk Through History

Yes, this does take you through the pedestrianised area of town as that is what has appeared in... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Worthing, United Kingdom
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  • Average32%
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19 Feb 2017
5 days ago
“Walking the Old Town Wall”
Southampton, England
+44 23 8083 3333
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Alighting from a cruise, we decided to go on a walk from Ocean Cruise Terminal around Southampton Old Town following the Old Town Wall. Fairly east really. From the terminal, head out to the security gate and then go left. You will soon see the...More

Thank passionfruitsin
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Yes, this does take you through the pedestrianised area of town as that is what has appeared in this part of the city. The point of the QEII mile is that it takes you from the top of town near the SeaCity Museum and the...More

Thank ZoeBailey72
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Wondering why this has its own TA entry? It's a route from the top of town to the docks, going through the main street. It walks you through lots of shops & restaurants. It takes you past Bargate and you can glimpse the city walls....More

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I've seen the negative comments and can only shake my head. Not only did I enjoy my time in Southampton, but I thought that the well-organized, nicely marked, and historically fascinating QE2 mile, complete with sidewalk markers, was the highlight of the visit, ranking ahead...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 24 July 2014

The QE2 mile is the quickest way to get to and from the top of the centre of Southampton's City from the town quay. It is a street lined with banks, shops, shopping malls, cafe's, hotels, pharmacies etc. and a market (mainly food) on Saturdays....More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Very disappointed as the pedestrian precinct was lined with smelly fast food stalls. The streets of Southampton are dirty and rubbish strewn. Not what we expected at all. The only area worth visiting is the old quarter.

Thank Fusspot43
Reviewed 31 March 2014

This is obviously the idea that earned a pay rise for someone working for the local authority but putting a red heading on the street signs and setting a few brass plaques into the pavement doesn't make an attraction. There is nothing at all special...More

1  Thank Sexagenarian
Reviewed 26 September 2013 via mobile

I have walked there, the area was so quiet and there was nothing to do actually. Only closed shops and hotels on both sides of the road.

1  Thank MohamedHisham90
Reviewed 12 April 2013

I thought it would be an interesting walk through the heart of Southampton. Alas I encountered 8 people begging all ppretending to be homeless but at the end of the day I saw them again, pooling their money and then entering a pub!. The walk...More

2  Thank 435Smudger
Reviewed 25 February 2013

I dont know if it is because I have lived in Southampton all my life but the naming of the High street, below Bar and Above Bar the QE Mile just seems so pointless apart from an Anchor placed outside Holyrood Church there isnt any...More

5  Thank Rebecca T
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