Is located at the lower western end of this island and forms a narrow stretch of land between Sandy’s and Warwick parishes. Southampton was named after Henry Wriothesley, the 3rd Earl of the parish who made significant investment to colonize Bermuda in the early 1600s. Southampton parish circles around a small water area which is known as the Little Sound. Above that is a larger water area opening out to the Atlantic ocean towards the northern side and is known as the Great Sound.  If you are a beach lover, you will love Southampton Parish. There are some superb pink sandy beaches in this parish, plus all the wonderful beaches of Warwick parish are also within close distance