Destination Guide: Bates Wharf Southampton

from the office

With a large marina right opposite offering a cafe, a pub next door and all the boating facilities you would require just outside, Bates Wharf Southampton is hustling area of activity.

FOR history lovers

The Solent Sky Museum depicts the history of aviation in Southampton, the Solent area and Hampshire. There is special focus on the Supermarine aircraft company, and its most famous products, the Supermarine S.6 seaplane and the Supermarine Spitfire.

Standing close to Southampton Water, Netley Abbey is the most complete surviving abbey built by the Cistercian monks in southern England. Almost all the walls of its 13th century church still stand, together with many monastic buildings. 

Bursledon Brickworks was founded in 1897 by the Ashby family. The Ashbys were partners in Hooper & Ashby, successful builders merchants in Southampton. They also made bricks.! Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum – The UKs only Victorian steam powered brickworks.


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Simply cross the road from the office and take a coastal walk down the River Hamble. There are plenty of marina cafe’s to pop into and pubs along the route.

for the foodies

Just outside the office are a few cafe and pub options, or along the coastal path there are even more! Further afield, see West Quay below for every option you could imagine!

for the sports lovers

With their home ground at St Mary’s Stadium, The club has been nicknamed “The Saints” since its inception in 1885 due to its history as a church football team, founded as St. Mary’s Church of England Young Men’s Association, and play in red and white shirts.  Southampton Football Club!


Of course, Southampton is the home of the the Southampton Boat Show! Boat Show updates are available here!

for the shoppers

Discover over 100 of the most imaginative and desirable shops, catering for all your fashion and lifestyle needs at Southampton’s West Quay Centre. There are also lots of eateries, arcade, bowling & more!

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