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Fareham is a fascinating borough with much to see and do in the town and surrounding areas. Historically, Fareham relied on its clay soil for industry, producing bricks, tiles and chimney pots. Titchfield and Segensworth has a allot of history, originally as a port with dates back tot he 6th century. Within the village is the former Titchfield Abbey and Titchfield nature reserve.
Fareham itself has a large population there are a number of surrounding village within the borough such has Titchfield and Segensworth which both have grown substantially to become very popular private housing locations. In the 1960s, Fareham experienced a huge amount of development, as it was one of the areas highlighted for major expansion in the South Hampshire Plan creating thousands of homes to serve as a base for the many people who were looking to move away from the traditional urban centres of Portsmouth and Southampton. It was during this era that the large housing areas of Hill Park, Miller Drive, and much of Portchester grew until eventually one could drive through a continuous urban conurbation from Portsmouth City Centre to Southampton. By this time Fareham had expanded to almost encompass the surrounding villages of Funtley, Titchfield, Catisfield and Portchester.
Fareham offers easy access shopping in a clean and safe environment. A compact pedestrianised town centre with undercover centre and surrounding speciality shops, Fareham town centre retains its traditional market town and historic architectural appeal in a modern shopping environment. There are a number of open air markets and a very good range of national retailers.
Pubs, Bars & Clubs - The Vanguard - This public house works on all levels. By day it is a lovely quiet place to meet people, sit with a drink or a coffee inside or out, and have a great value lunch. By night the music goes up and atmosphere comes alive. Titchfield Mill - absolutely beautiful pub with a lovely outside seating area on the riverside and many more.
Restaurants - There are many restaurants in and around the Fareham centre. They have some great Indian and Chinese restaurants for take away or eating in. If you fancy a really good Indian buffet, why not try Cafe Tusk. There is also a very wide choice of English, French, Italian restaurants, to name just a few.
Cinema - Fareham has an excellent cinema if you fancy watching a film. It boasts 5 screens with tiered seating so you can guarantee and excellent view. You can easily find the cinema in the Market Quay complex in Fareham town centre.
Road - The A27 was the original route along the south coast before the building of the M27, and runs from Brighton to Southampton, passing through the centre of Fareham. The A32 runs north from Fareham to Wickham, and then through the Meon Valley to Alton. The A32 is also the alternative scenic route to London.
Rail - Fareham railway station is on the West Coast way Line, with regular services to Portsmouth, Southampton, , Cardiff and London. There are direct rail links to London from Fareham, via Eastleigh, and a direct service operates from Southampton Parkway (off the M27 Motorway), which gets to London in just over an hour. A shuttle service runs from Southampton Parkway to London Waterloo every 20 minutes. An alternative route runs through Fareham via Gatwick Airport, to London Victoria. There is also a direct route from Fareham to Waterloo. Fareham is on the South Coast line which provides links to Brighton in the east and, to the west, to South Wales via Salisbury and Bristol.
Bus / Coach - The Bus Station is in West Street, in the centre of the town. Most local routes and the National Express services start from or call at the Bus Station.
In the surrounding area, there are several attractions of national interest: