Ringwood is a town located in the county of Hampshire, England. It is situated on the River Avon, and is located approximately 10 miles north of the city of Southampton. The town is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, pubs, and other amenities. It is also home to a number of historic sites, including the ruins of a 12th century castle, and the ruins of a Benedictine priory. Ringwood is also home to a number of outdoor activities, such as walking, cycling, and horse riding.