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 walk from our Southampton hotels.
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, close to our Southampton hotels, 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.
Hythe Ferry Day Trip
For a day out with a difference, why not explore further afield from the city’s centre? Offering a fantastic activity for all of the family, the Hythe Ferry provides one of the best views of the Queen Mary 2 & Queen Elizabeth 2 in their Southampton home berth as you take to the waters to the small town of Hythe. With a short journey across Southampton Water, Hythe offers historic charm, especially along the pier. The pier is one of the ten longest piers in the British Isles and is the home of the oldest pier train. The town also holds a great little outdoor market on Tuesdays.
A return tickets costs £3.70 for children, and £5.80 for an adult. The ferry departs from the Town Quay, which is less than a ten-minute walk from Leonardo Royal Southampton Grand Harbour.
Southampton Common & Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre
Just a short twenty-minute walk from the city centre and our Jurys Inn Southampton hotel is a fantastic 326-acre park known as ‘The Common’. A designated Site of Special Scientific Interest and overflowing with flora and fauna, Southampton Common is a fantastic urban oasis to enjoy a winter walk or summer picnic. The park has plenty of attractions for all the family with a paddling pool, play area, woodlands, the country's deepest artesian well, and a large Victorian lake.
Southampton Common is also home to The Hawthorns Urban Wildlife Centre, which gives visitors the opportunity to learn about the natural history, local ecology, and wildlife of the area through interactive resources and comprehensive displays.
Southampton City Golf Course
Considered one of the finest ‘pay and play’ courses, Southampton City Golf Course offers a fantastic 27 hole course for an exciting all ages day out. The course boasts J.H. Taylor design that provides a fascinating mix of challenges to golfers of all standards. The facilities include a 18-hole practice ground, 2 putting greens and chipping area, practice nets, bar and restaurant, free parking and changing facilities. There are lessons available and for those without a set of clubs, there is clubs hire available.
The course is open seven days a week during daylight hours, tee times are bookable and the course is situated a short bus ride or drive from our Southampton hotels.
Situated just a short distance from the city centre, Ocean Village, home to the BT Global Challenge, is one of the UK's biggest marina developments. The marina is bursting with restaurants, bars, two cinemas (art-house/independent & Hollywood blockbusters), sailing facilities, and of course, fantastic views. There are boat trips and cruises if you would like to explore further afield from the marina, allowing you to experience Southampton from the water.