Pokémon Go in South East England
Pokémon Go is taking the world by storm as of late and already it has seen more daily users than Twitter. South East England attracts plenty users every day and has a number ‘PokéStops’ and ‘Gyms’ where players can battle. December 2016 will see brand new Pokémon in the game so make sure you Catch 'Em All!
Top Eight Places in South East England to Catch Pokémon
If you're visiting Hampshire for Pokémon hunting then make sure you take a stop in Winchester. Winchester City Mill is powered by the fast-flowing River Itchen and also has it's own 'Gym'. So while your visiting this rare surviving example of an urban working corn mill, you will be able to battle with friends and family and try and Catch 'Em All! Don't forget to browse in our gift shop for gifts and books.
Brighton’s British Airways i360 is a must see if you’re searching for Pokémon. At 162 metres high, and with an observation pod rising to 138 metres, the attraction will allow you to search around Brighton at huge heights so you will be able to get a chance to see what the seaside resort town has in store.
Isle of Wight Pokémon
If you you’re visiting Isle of Wight then why not take a look at the grounds of Osborne House, Queen Victoria’s family home, which is arguably one of the islands popular attractions. There is a ‘PokéStop’ nearby in East Cowes so you will be sure to have plenty of resources in trying to catch as many Pokémon as possible. There is also thought to be plenty of Pokémon at Osborne Queen Victoria's Beach.
Howletts Wild Animal Park, Canterbury, are a prime example of Pokémon GO lovers, not only does the attraction encourage 'trainers', they also run various competitions. The animal park was the first in the county to host a lure event where lure modules were placed on Pokéstops around the park enabling fans of the game to catch rare Pokémon. Howletts also has the world’s largest collection of critically endangered western lowland gorillas and the largest herd of African elephants in the UK.
If you're visiting Surrey then make sure you check out the wonderful Royal Botanic Gardens Kew. The gardens boasts a 'Pokéstop' paradise with 'Gyms' for anyone to go battle with whether it is with your friends or family. The magnificent scenery will sure to entice a whole range of Pokémon to be captured and with it being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, trainers will have plenty to see and do with the world’s largest and most diverse botanical collections at the gardens.
The Look Out Discovery Centre, Berkshire, is a fun place to visit with all the family and it is thought that there are plenty of little critters everywhere. With more than 90 hands-on science and discovery activities to discover, you will be sure to be in for an adventure. The centre is set in Swinley Forest, which has over 1,000 hectares of woodland so it is an ideal place to try try and Catch 'Em All!
Waddesdon Manor, near Aylesbury, is an ideal venue for Pokémon hunting with it's Victorian garden is considered one of the finest in Britain. The attraction has set of lures in the past for trainers to try and catch the rarest of Pokémon. Waddesdon have also ran a competition with themed treats in the Stables Café where trainers had to post their best screenshot. With it being a National Trust property, a full programme of events is organised throughout the year, including family events.
When visiting Oxfordshire, make sure you take a shopping trip to Bicester Village where is a 'Gym' nearby where you can have a battle after a long hard day shopping. The elegant open-air Village is home to an ever-evolving selection of more than 130 boutiques brands that brings a tad of luxury to the game. Explore and you'll discover new surprises throughout the year and you might just find one or two rare Pokémon along the way!