Located in Hampshire, approximately half way between Southampton and Portsmouth, on the southern coastline of England, is the market town of Fareham. A Fareham holiday is a popular choice with those travellers who like to be close to the amenities and activities of a town but want to be able to relax in peaceful surroundings. It is guaranteed that a Fareham holiday rental house will act as a comfortable base in which to return to for a well-earned rest after a busy day out.
Visitors on a Fareham holiday can expect to have access to a wealth of activities, both in and around the town. This includes the likes of swimming, sailing, football, badminton, squash, ice skating, golf, tennis, quad biking, fishing, white-water rafting, rock climbing, archery, clay pigeon shooting, cycling and walking. Fareham is also home to several great attractions including the 19th century Fort Nelson on the outskirts of the town, The Westbury Manor Museum detailing the history of the borough and the magnificent 12th century Portchester Castle.
If you have the time left on your fabulous Fareham holiday to explore more of the area of southern England then it is recommended that you take the ferry over to the neighbouring Isle of Wight. Within an hour you could be on the island, in particular exploring the attractions offered in the town of East Cowes on the northern coastline of the isle. East Cowes has several interesting sights including Norris Castle which was built in the 19th century for the politician Lord Henry Seymour. One of the most popular attractions in East Cowes is Osborne House, the summer residence and retreat for Victoria & Albert during the 19th century. With strong links to the sea and sailing, an interesting attraction for maritime enthusiasts is The Cowes Maritime Museum.
We all like to have wonderful weather on our holidays and so you will be pleased to hear that if you book a Fareham holiday you can expect to enjoy warm summers and mild winters. The warmest months of the year in Fareham tend to be July and August, which sees visitors relaxing in maximum temperatures of 23 degrees Celsius. The winter months of January and February see the daytime temperature drop to anywhere between 4 and 9 degrees Celsius.
To start enjoying a Fareham holiday, travellers can travel from various other UK airports including Newcastle(NCL), Edinburgh (EDI), East Midlands (EMA) and Birmingham (BHX). Amongst the airlines offering special deals on flights to Southampton Airport (SOU), which is approximately 14 miles away from the town, are Eastern Airways and Flybe.