SS Shieldhall, Southampton
Categories: Tourist Spots, Ships
The Steamship Shieldhall is the largest working steam ship in Britain. A member of the National Historic Fleet she serves as a sea going tribute to Britain's maritime heritage. As a passenger you too can experience the golden age of steam by booking on an excursion or visiting her in Southampton.Use our Southampton itinerary builder to visit SS Shieldhall on your trip to Southampton, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
You can hire the whole ship or join us for an excursion. You can relax in one of the quietest, smoothest ships on the sea. You can visit the engine room and bridge. Smell the steam or the polish or both! Meanwhile, you can still hire the ship for parties, weddings or meetings alongside the berth in Southampton.
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We visited this as part of Southampton's Music in the City event and I'm ashamed to say that as a lifelong Sotonian I had NO IDEA it was here! I'm not sure of it's history but I didn't know it has bee... read more »
Train to Poole, Shieldhall day out to the bay for Air Tattoo. Lovely day out. Great place for viewing and chat with the crew who are in love with this old ship. Visit the bridge and engine room. And I... read more »
SS Sheildhall was docked in Poole harbour for a couple of days and having arrived with a deflated feeling of what Poole had to offer I thought I would have a quick wander around the ship to kill time.... read more »
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