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This is something that you can find easily if you wonder around the city and stay down by the main enternace to the docks. We stayed at the Pig in the Wall.
As with the walls generally the council have placed useful information signs around...More
Westgate is part of the Walls walk and includes the relocated timber framed Medieval Cloth Hall which was relocated to this site. Unfortunately the Hall and nearby building are not open to the public. It is as if Southampton is embarrassed by its medieval past...More
I would give it a while if you want to see the old city walls, there is major development work going on along the route of the walls and access to some of the areas is blocked off. The noise from the building work is...More
This is a very important gate built during the Medieval times as part of the great walls that surrounded Southampton before it was heavily blitzed during WWII and then expanded. As you will read from the picture of the plaque, it led directly to the...More
Westgate is an opening in a fairly large section of the Old City Walls of Southampton. It is the western entrance to the old city. It is in excellent condition and gives you a real feel for what the old city looked like in medieval...More
Enjoyed our walk along the old city walls of Southampton. The pleasant walk from the old town quay gave us a sense of the historic nature of Southampton's past as we read the information boards along the way. As Americans we enjoyed seeing the Mayflower...More