14 - 15 September
Celebrating the lifestyle, fun and excitement that being on the water has to offer, Britain’s biggest festival of boating, Southampton Boat Show, is set against a stunning backdrop of hundreds of boats lined up along Europe’s largest purpose-built marina.
26 - 27 October
Southampton will be experiencing one of the worlds most famous Bavarian festivals in October, Oktoberfest. You can expect the full Oktoberfest experience, with traditional Bavarian drinks, & food + live Oompah bands.
Best Bar: The Chilworth Arms offers a fantastic country pub, just ten minutes away from Jurys Inn. With a wide range of beers and wines to indulge in, this is the ideal spot to curl up with a drink away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The menu also has a range of delicious food to choose from.
Best Restaurant: Always popular with the locals, the Olive Tree (Oxford Street) offers a large selection of fresh homemade food. Inspired by many classic French bistro dishes, this restaurant offers a delightful dining experience.
Best Kept Secret: The New Forest National Park is Britain's smallest national park and is inhabited by a variety of wildlife, perfect for a day out exploring the countryside. Take a look at our Enchanted New Forest map and guide to plan a trip.
Offering magical evenings catered to all tastes and ages, the Mayflower Theatre is host to many spectacular shows. As the largest theatre in the South, there is always an array of performances from touring musicals (many direct from the West End), operas, and ballets to some of the biggest names in popular music and comedy.
The venue also offers pre/post theatre dining, with packages for theatre tickets, dinner, taxi, and overnight stay with breakfast available at Jurys Inn. This package can be booked online via the theatre’s site or by calling (+44) 2380 711824. Mayflower Theatre is a short ten-minute walk from our Southampton hotel.
O2 Guildhall Southampton
As the South’s largest multi-purpose entertainment venue, O2 Guildhall Southampton is the number one spot to see your favourite acts. The hall hosts a plethora of performances and stars from classic pop to indie rock, as well as offering hospitality services for your exhibition, banquet, or dinner dance!
Situated in the heart of the city centre, just an eight-minute walk from Jurys Inn hotel, and 10 minutes from the railway station, this impressive venue is ideal for catching a show during your stay.
Winners of Southampton's Best Bar Award, Orange Rooms is a fantastic retro themed bar, eatery & cocktail lounge. The decor and music transports you back in time as you enjoy great food, a relaxed atmosphere, and a range of themed nights from Monday Night Blues Open Mic to Mixtape Fridays.
If you are looking to book a private event, preferential rates are available for Jurys Inn guests on request. Orange Rooms is a brief six-minute walk from our hotel.