Things to Do
If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday with fine food, beautiful gardens, historic houses and fascinating museums, visit Hampshire for top attractions and fun days out. For energetic kids and fun loving families there are nature trails, sports activities, wildlife parks, theme parks, interactive museums and more. Hampshire’s acres of beautiful scenery are a delight for nature lovers and if it’s coastline, castles or cannons you want, our beaches and heritage sites are second to none.
Hampshire is the ideal rural escape, easy to get to just an hour from London but so hard to leave. Relax and unwind in one of our friendly inspected guest houses or hotels and explore our gentle countryside with clear chalk streams, ancient forests and chalk downland. From award-winning country parks and independent shopping in historic market towns to cosy pubs serving delicious local produce, a short break in rural Hampshire will leave you feeling refreshed.
A gem of industrial heritage in beautiful, rural Hampshire, Whitchurch Silk Mill is a 19th century water mill that weaves English silk fabrics using 19th century machinery. The Mill is open to the public and...
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Discover foodie days out ideas for all the family, from country pubs to feeding time at the zoo
With its gentle walks, pretty villages and welcoming pubs, Hampshire’s countryside is a hidden gem for visitors
Ideas for family days out at some of the biggest visitor attractions in Hampshire, plus some great special offers.
Take a look at Hampshire's superb shopping facilities in Basingstoke, Portsmouth, Southampton and Winchester which are among the best in the country.
Haying Island holds two European Blue Flag awards for its beaches, and the New Forest is popular for its shoreline as well as its ponies.
There are plenty of things to do in Hampshire to keep all the family happy. Enjoy a wide range of low cost days out at a number of Hampshire's top family attractions.
Ideas for what to see and do when the weather is sunny and indoor activities for rainy days in Hampshire.
Hampshire has a wide selection of country parks, heritage sites, visitor attractions and theme parks but where to start? We've created some themed top 10's to help you plan your visit.
Hampshire has miles of beautiful coastline and offers excellent opportunities to pursue outdoor activities such as wind surfing, sailing and canoeing.
Hampshire is a haven for nature lovers, walkers and cyclists as well as those who simply appreciate beautiful and varied countryside.