Things To Do

With a prime position on Town Quay overlooking the Royal Pier and within a stone’s throw of Southampton’s key attractions, The Bugle is the perfect city bolthole.

Step back in time with a stroll around Southampton’s medieval town walls, hop on a ferry over to the Isle of Wight or indulge in a relaxing treatment at a luxurious spa retreats.

Tucked away in the medieval walls and next door to The Bugle, The Pig in the Wall is an oasis of calm in the city and a must visit for relaxed deli dining. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily from 9am to 8pm, menus change daily and offer informal light bites with seasonal ingredients sourced from the hotel’s kitchen gardens and local suppliers.

The Pig in the Wall

The Bugle is ideally located opposite Southampton’s ferry terminal, making it the ideal base for a day trip to the Isle of Wight. With its wide expansive beaches, rocky coves, valley plains, harbours and rivers, the island is an explorer’s dream destination while café dwellers and shoppers can enjoy the many independent eateries and shops of Cowes and Ventnor.

Cinema de Lux

West Quay, in the city centre, is home to one of the South Coast’s most popular shopping destinations. Discover more than 100 fashion and lifestyle shops alongside an extensive range of food and drink spots.


Step back in history with a walk around Southampton’s Old Town where some of England’s best-preserved medieval Town Walls can be found. With over 90 listed buildings and more than 30 ancient monuments as well as a view of the waterfront, the Old Town is a history-lovers paradise.

The Historic Town walls

Famed for its heathland, forest trails and native ponies, the New Forest is within easy reach of The Bugle and offers something for everyone. Hire a bike and cycle along the Beaulieu route, visit the beach of Lepe Country Park or discover the owls, otters and wolves among other residents at the New Forest Wildlife Park. 

New Forest

Film buffs will enjoy a trip to the city’s Cinema de Lux, the first cinema in the UK to have laser projection and Dolby Atmos as standard in every screen, as well as fully customisable electric recliners and a great bar.

Isle of Wight

No city break is complete without some R&R. Head to the Harbour Hotel, one of the South’s most luxurious spa retreats for a pampering treatment or two. Mention The Bugle when booking to access a day pass at a preferential rate of £30.

Spa Days

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