The Isle of Wight is just a short ferry crossing from Southampton. Famous for Cowes Week, the Isle of Wight Festival, Bestival and The Needles, the island is also home to historical attractions, Carisbrooke Castle and Osborne House.
For a group holiday, skiing is an excellent choice. Mixed ages and abilities, and even non skiers, can rub along well together, meeting up for lunch on the mountain or dinner in the chalet.
The most northerly of Scotland’s major cities, Aberdeen is a great place to visit at any time of the year.
Located in the New Forest National Park, only a short drive from Southampton Airport, lies Beaulieu, home of the the world famous National Motor Museum, Palace House - home of the Montagu family and historic Beaulieu Abbey.
Marketing and Projects admin assistant, Maggie Blight, must have one of the most unusual commutes to work of anyone; taking in a narrow guage train along a pier, a ferry, a bus, another train, then arriving at an airport and going through security, before finally arriving at her desk.
When you think of winter you immediately think of cold and frosty mornings, log fires and snowy scenes… unless you work in an airport that is!
Ah Christmas! A time for being with loved ones and exchanging gifts, that is if the security team at Southampton Airport haven’t confiscated them of course…
There is a vast array of things to do in Edinburgh including a fantastic selection of shops from high street favourites to hidden away boutiques and vintage gems.