The Great Outdoors

Although Romsey is known for it’s modern attractions, events, and facilities, it is equally popular for it’s natural sights and outdoor activities. This town is particularly loved by those who enjoy fishing, boat trips, camping, wildlife watching and more. If you’re the outdoors type, you will appreciate all this Hampshire town has to offer.

Romsey is most well known for it’s fly fishing, more specifically, for trout. Being ideally located near the River Test, there are plenty of other water related activities to enjoy. You can cruise through the canals in a narrowboat, or explore the coastline on a cruise or boat trip. There are also lakes and the river to enjoy, via your choice of vessels. There are ferries and even sailing to experience. These trips occur all year long, not only in the summer months. So when ever you visit Romsey, you can explore her sights via a boat.

Other outdoors activities include wildlife watching. Anything from bird watching, to whale watching, Romsey has it all. You can organize a guided tour, where you can see dolphins, sharks, seals, and other wildlife in their natural habitat. If you’re interested in diving, there is also diving excursions to enjoy.

As for your accommodation, you have camping options to choose from. One of the most popular is the Timsbury Manor Campsite, which has lush surroundings and a rich history. Whether you’re camping in a tent, RV, trailer or otherwise, you can enjoy the beautiful surroundings Romsey has to offer at this popular campsite.

The architecture of the Romsey Abbey is a sight you can’t miss, as is the stately manor of the Broadlands estate. You can also visit King John’s house, and the Tudor Cottage, among many other sights to see in the town.

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