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North-East Hampshire is part of London's commuter belt, whereas the south-western corner, which includes the New Forest, feels, if not remote, mostly unspoilt. The county town is Winchester, the old Anglo Saxon capital of Wessex, with good shopping, and a cathedral that rivals Salisbury's because of its beautiful, airy interior.