The Brooks Experience is a view of life in Medieval and Roman Winchester, free to be enjoyed by shoppers at Winchester's Brooks Shopping Centre.
Brooks Shopping Centre, Winchester, Hampshire, England, SO23 8QY Heritage Rating: 18th century naturalist Rev Gilbert White can claim to be one of the pioneers of ecological study.
To ensure that it remained defensible, the gatehouse was built to be strong enough to withstand attacks from enemies who could hold higher ground nearby. Most of the ground floor is dominated by the arched passageway through which all traffic entered and left Winchester.
The porter would be responsible for opening and closing the gate, not only in time of danger but also after the curfew bell had been rung, as well as collect tolls on goods entering the city.
Museum: The National Motor Museum is an astonishing collection of the worlds best and most unique motor vehicles, covering over 250 examples from antique and veteran cars to modern speed machines.
Beaulieu, Hampshire, England, SO42 7ZN Heritage Rating: Museum: The Breamore Countryside Museum provides a fascinating look at village life in times past.
Even earlier is the four-train turret clock of Bavarian design.
This clock dates to the late 16th century and is twice the size of the oldest clock in Britain at Salisbury Cathedral.