Guide to Southampton
Southampton greets over 4 million visitors a year and has an impressive cultural offering from museums to music venues and art galleries. Southampton is a perfect birthday party destination, with fantastic shopping facilities, restaurants and nightlife and a fab place for a birthday party weekend. The harbour is a nice place to enjoy some cocktails during the afternoon, or maybe you want to learn how to make cocktails instead. Every one of our Birthday weekends are made up of a selection of our Southampton Birthday party ideas and top quality, city centre hotels which are close to the city’s must-try bars and nightclubs.
You can create your own Birthday party to suit you and your friends by building your own package with some of our Southampton Birthday party ideas included. Our party planners are waiting to answer any questions and help you build the perfect Southampton Birthday party, so give us a call or enquire for a quote when you’re ready!
Southampton is a large city on the River Test. Southampton Central is the main train station and along with the local buses and taxis is the best way to navigate the city. If you fancy something different then why not take a River Cruise and soak up the sights.
Here are a few tips that might help you during your party or group event in Southampton
- Ocean Village - East of Southampton's old town, Princess Alexandra Dock has been transformed into a modern leisure and shopping centre. Smart yachts are moored in the harbor in front of Canute's Pavilionwith its designer boutiques, gourmet restaurants, cinemas. You can take daily boat trips.
- Southampton plays host to a spectacular range of events each year, from large national and international one-off events to smaller community events.
The nightlife in Southampton is a pretty lively affair. From the WW1 trench-like dance floor of Jesters to the high-end establishments of Voodoo and Oceana, there’s something for everyone. There are many nightclubs to choose from in Southampton and they are very popular for birthday parties the interiors are stylish and the atmosphere very vibrant. Southampton’s nightlife draws in hundreds of visitors every month to enjoy the party.
The city offers a variety of traditional and historical old pubs, alongside trendy bars and music venues to satisfy its thriving birthday party scene. Most party seeker in stay in the centre of Southampton as everything is in a short walking distance from each another. No matter what you’re looking for whether it be real ale beer bar or classy cocktail bar, an urban country pub, the theatre scene, gig venue or booming nightclub, you will not be disappointed.
Eating out in Southampton is sure to have something to tantalise your taste buds during your birthday party weekend, with a large range of restaurants and takeaways to choose from. Plus some popular food bars, themed pubs with grub and coffee houses.
Take a look through our Southampton Birthday party ideas for some late night entertainment options that are guaranteed to give you a stag do to remember!