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23 Things People From Hampshire Know To Be True

Yes, the New Forest ponies can go wherever the hell they want.

1. Winchester Cathedral is the greatest cathedral ever built.

Winchester Cathedral is the greatest cathedral ever built.

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2. Micheldever Wood is a gorgeous unknown spot of tranquility.

Micheldever Wood is a gorgeous unknown spot of tranquility.

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3. In fact, the whole damn county is green and luscious.

In fact, the whole damn county is green and luscious.

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4. Especially the New Forest.

Especially the New Forest.

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5. The New Forest ponies are just SO CUTE!

The New Forest ponies are just SO CUTE!

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6. But they’re also a bit of a pain.

But they're also a bit of a pain.

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“Get out the f***ing way!”

7. The bogs can be tricky too.

The bogs can be tricky too.

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Via dailyecho.co.uk

8. However, this ugly grey monstrosity in Southampton is actually where you end up spending most of your weekends.

However, this ugly grey monstrosity in Southampton is actually where you end up spending most of your weekends.

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Via google.co.uk

9. You’ve spent far too many nights in here – simply because it’s open later than anywhere else.

You've spent far too many nights in here – simply because it's open later than anywhere else.

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Via google.co.uk

10. Southampton has also got some big boats.

Southampton has also got some big boats.

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11. And a pub called The Hobbit.

And a pub called The Hobbit.

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12. It’s actually remarkably easy to get around the country from Hampshire and just an hour from London on the train.

It's actually remarkably easy to get around the country from Hampshire and just an hour from London on the train.

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13. Basingstoke really doesn’t like embracing the festive spirit.

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14. And is apparently so boring Google renamed it “Town Centre”.

And is apparently so boring Google renamed it "Town Centre" .

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Via bbc.co.uk

15. Bar 3one in Winchester is really called Bar Bone and really called Molokos.

Bar 3one in Winchester is really called Bar Bone and really called Molokos.

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Via google.co.uk

16. The Mary Rose is the best thing about Portsmouth (and it sank almost 500 years ago…).

The Mary Rose is the best thing about Portsmouth (and it sank almost 500 years ago...).

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17. Gunwharf Quays and WestQuay are surprisingly good shopping centres.

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18. Jesters nightclub in Southampton is just the worst.

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Only in Southampton #clowns #jesters

20. Hart’s pretty damn great though.

Hart's pretty damn great though.

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Via bbc.co.uk

21. As is the sleepy town of Stockbridge.

As is the sleepy town of Stockbridge.

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“CAN WE FEED THE DUCKS?!”

22. People in Hampshire like to waste police time in odds ways.

People in Hampshire like to waste police time in odds ways.

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Via news.bbc.co.uk

The three people later came forward and said it was a prank.

23. But on the whole, this is about as exciting as it gets.

But on the whole, this is about as exciting as it gets.

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Via andovertown.co.uk

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