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New Forest Canoeing Tour on the Beaulieu River
"Arriving at Baileys Hard on the Beaulieu River you will be greeted by your expert guide. Once briefed you'll be kitted up with buoyancy aid and paddle (small ones available for littles ones).You'll head down to your stable Canadian Canoes where you'l not to be missed when visiting The New Forest Hampshire.""""2 hour guided Canoeing tour of the picturesque Beaulieu River in The New Forest Hampshire. In Stable Canadian Canoes you'll explore the River hidden creeks
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Salisbury Museum Entry Ticket
"The Salisbury Museum is based in the King's House a medieval grade I listed building opposite of Salisbury Cathedral. The museum's displays include nationally important archaeology from Stonehenge fine art including watercolours by JMW Turner and impressive local history.In the stunning new Wessex Gallery of archaeology you can discover 500000 years of history. Exhibits include the famous Amesbury Archer and the Pitt-Rivers Wessex collection of archaeology. The other galleries reveal the history of Salisbury through costume fine art everyday objects and ceramics. The museum also has an exciting programme of temporary exhibitions - for example later this year John Constable's Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows will be on display at the museum.The museum has a vibrant family often with family trails over the school holidays. The cafe (open 10am - 4pm Monday to Saturday) offers wonderful home baked meals with outdoor seating that has unrivaled views of Salisbury Cathedral."
From GBP8.00
 
Emirates Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth Family Entrance Ticket
"Take a high speed lift to view deck one 100 metres above sea level and experience the wow of the stunning 350 panoramic view over the Solent and beyond. Explore over 1700 years of history and the secrets of the view with audio guides and interactive touch screens available in multiple languages.Venture across the amazing glass Sky Walk high above the harbour - if you dare! Then take to the helm of our rib boat simulator and race your friends and family.Next head up to the Café in the Clouds 105 metres above the Harbour and relax with a coffee and cake whilst enjoying the breathtaking scenery. Finally climb to the highest open air viewing level and experience the refreshing sea breeze in your hair!Back on ground level
From GBP33.00

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Freshwater History

The dispute between Freshwater and Brooke erupted after the Commonwealth and continued for many years after. John Hooke himself was a part of the dispute, as well as being present in Freshwater when...
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Freshwater History

Once Goodman was under scrutiny from the Commonwealth government, and therefore vulnerable, Bowerman set about providing Brooke church with the status of a parish. He railed in a piece of his ground...
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Freshwater History

Cardell Goodman took over as rector of Freshwater in 1641 on the death of the Warburton. In a Lay Subsidy of 1642, Goodman was assessed for one property in Freshwater parish, presumably the parsonage,...
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Freshwater History

In 1545, the "Courte off Thagmentations off the Revenues of the Kynges highnes Crowne" registered this in an "Inquisition and Survey"."Suthampton - The Isle of Wight.The Freechaple of Broke within the...
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Freshwater History

At the dissolution of the Monasteries, Freshwater was forfeited to the King and remained with the Crown until 1623, when James I gave it to John Williams, Bishop of Lincoln. In turn, he granted it to...
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Freshwater History

The parish of Freshwater, like several other large parishes, was established in Saxon times. On the Isle of Wight, these Anglo-saxon parishes tended to be very large areas. They generally stretched...
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Freshwater Isle

These cliffs are frequented by immense numbers of marine birds, puffins, razor-bills, willocks, gulls, cormorants, Cornish choughs, daws, starlings, and wild pigeons; some of which come at stated...
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Freshwater Isle

Even by the mid 19th century, some of these open, strip fields still existed in the southern part of the Freshwater area and many of the enclosed fields are long and thin, suggesting remnants of the...
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Freshwater Isle

By the 17th century, the area of Freshwater Isle was a mixture of enclosed fields and the traditonal, open field system, divided up into individual strips. Indeed, even in 1839, there were areas of...
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Freshwater Isle

Freshwater Islein the 17th centuryThe Freshwater region is very nearly an island, separated by a river estuary that extends northwards from Freshwater Gate on the southern shore of the island as far...
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Smugglers on the Isle of Wight

Smuggling on the Isle of WightIn Hampshire, the smuggler's job was made especially easy by the proximity of the Isle of Wight. The island had a well-developed trade in wool exports, and until the late...
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Top Hotels in Freshwater

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Bedbury Lane, FRESHWATER, PO40 9PE, GB
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Brookside Road, , Freshwater, Isle of Wight PO40 9
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Things to Do Near Freshwater

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Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

A wonderful museum that surprised me very much! I read about it in my travel guide and decided to go. The museum is located on the east cliff, a beautiful location overlooking the ocean. In the front...
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Long John Eater

The staff are very good and will go out their way to assist you, there's also a varied menu. Situated at the bottom of a steep hill, there's plenty of room upstairs and down, the view over the bay is...
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The Gardens

The walk from Bournemouth town centre to Bournemouth Pier takes you through some attractive gardens.Within the gardens you will find several things to see and do.These include mini golf,a large bird...
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Beach

Of course I knew that Bournemouth was a beach town, but when I went to the beach on my first afternoon in town, it took my breath away for a short moment. I really had not expected such an impressive...
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King's Square

King’s Square is a triangular square, partly built on the spot of a former cemetery. On an elevated piece at the southeastern side of the square, you can still see some of the former tombstones. It...
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Salisbury Museum

In The Close opposite Salisbury Cathedral is The King’s House, home of Salisbury Museum. If I’m being completely honest, much of the stuff on display in this 15thc building didn’t excite me too...
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Top 5 Freshwater Writers

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budapest8

"Frehwater you cannot drink!"
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vichatherly

"Freshwater - The Needles"
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KingLud

"Freashwater"
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