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On a turnaround day in Southampton I would love to go antique shopping. Are their antique shops in Southampton? If so, where would I find them?

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Very very limited these days. :classic_sad:

 

Old Northam Road, which used to be the main route east out of the city centre but is now a blind road, was 90% antique & junk shops when I was a nipper but now has just a handful.

Best known is Cobwebs, at the far end of Old Northam Road - it specialises in ocean liner & other shipping memorabilia.

http://www.cobwebs.uk.com/

It's about a 30 minute walk from City & Ocean cruise terminals or 15 minutes walk from the city centre (the Bargate)

https://goo.gl/maps/YWfUbC8xC7rkTxh76

 

There are a few others scattered around the city,  but only Old Northam Road has a few together.

 

For worthwhile antique-hunting you'd need to head out of the city to places like Winchester or Lymington.

 

Are you spending time elsewhere in the UK?

 

JB :classic_smile:

 

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Antique fairs are more common than shops these days because of the commercial property rates.  You need the dates of course but if you look up either "Antiques Atlas" http://www.antiques-atlas.com/antique_fair/_southampton_antique_collectibles_markets/af2259

for fairs in the local area but not necessarily in the town.  Or "Grandma's Attic" who do hold fairs in town https://www.grandmasatticfairs.co.uk/

You might be lucky.

 

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