local attractions

Once you have visited the Museum, please take the time to explore the ruins of the Bishops' Palace and find out about its remarkable history, through information boards and an audio guide available from the English Heritage website

You can also visit a wealth of local attractions (see below for a small selection). Bishop's Waltham is a charming place with a vibrant High Street, winner of the Fullers Village of the Year 2019 so well worth exploring. More information can be found here.  If you are planning to stay overnight, click here for places to stay.

Historic Bishop's Waltham
Bishop's Waltham Moors
Marwell Zoo
South Downs National Park
Marwell Activity Centre
Old Winchester Hill
Hamble Park & Manor Farm
Meon Valley Trail
Show More

Opening Hours

Palace Grounds   1st April - 30th September: Open daily from 10am - 6pm

1st October - 31st March: Open weekends and bank holidays 10am - 4pm

Alteration: October to 31st March 2021: Grounds will stay open every day 10am - 4pm

Museum: 22nd May 2021 - 31th October 2021: Open weekends and bank holidays 12 - 4pm

3 Station Road, Bishop's Waltham, Southampton, England. SO32 1DH (Car Park: SO32 1SB)

Email bishopswalthammuseum@gmail.com

Website created by Greenfield Sites.

© 2021 Bishop's Waltham Museum Trust

Registered Charity Number : 290709, 1188140

Privacy Notice