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A View of Netley Abbey 1909

Netley Abbey

The romantic ruins of Netley Abbey as they appeared in 1909. Netley Abbey has such a fascinating history and it’s interesting to see how historic sites have long captured the imagination of visitors.

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Royal Victoria Hospital

Royal Victoria Hospital Netley

The Royal Victoria Hospital in Netley was built with Queen Victoria’s support to provide care to British military personnel whose sufferings at the Crimea War had been brought to her attention. The huge hospital on Southampton Water served it purpose for just over a hundred years.

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Netley Castle

Netley Castle and Abbey

Netley Castle faces out across Southampton Water, its back turned on nearby Netley Abbey and looking out for signs of a possible French invasion Netley Castle started life as the gatehouse to the Cistercian Netley Abbey. The early grounds of the abbey spilled outside of its present day boundaries and road, down to the shore…

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Netley Abbey

Netley Abbey Hampshire

Netley Abbey is the most beautiful historical site in Hampshire. It is the most complete C13th Cistercian monastery in southern England and quite stunning. It is free to visit, take a camera, it will not disappoint.

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