Hampshire is a popular tourist destination for many reasons; from the New Forest; the coast to its historical and literary background. Winchester was an early capital of England, Jane Austin lived there & Portsmouth was England's premier naval dockyard. Jackie is a Blue Guide to the Isle of Wight, but lives in Hampshire and is well placed to write this guide.With this full-color, itinerary based guide customers will be able to prepare for their holiday with an extensive briefing on all aspects of Hampshire, including: history, climate, culture, food and drink. Each area covered by this guide has maps and detailed background notes. The comprehensive FactFile includes information on how to get there, main attractions, local amenities and other essentials. Look out for the author's top tips and recommendations.