The city has some 200,000 inhabitants and enjoys a stunning coastal location, as well as nearby areas of natural beauty such as the New Forest. For those who want to explore the local area, regular ferries run between Southampton and the Isle of Wight.
Southampton itself is a lovely city in which to live. From sporting facilities to designer shops, the city has everything in one convenient location. Cultural activities are plentiful and the city’s restaurant scene offers something to suit all tastes.