Blog (September 2023) - Visit Hampshire

Hurst Castle, Hampshire

The most haunted places in Hampshire

With Halloween fast approaching, it’s got us thinking about some of the spookiest and most haunted places in Hampshire. Get your chill on and find out more about the fascinating history of some of the ghosts and ghouls that haunt Hampshire’s buildings. 

Autumn road

Hop on a bus to explore Hampshire for £2

Hampshire visitors and residents are being encouraged to use the county’s buses over the next few months to explore some of Hampshire’s amazing attractions and take advantage of the Government’s £2 bus fare cap which is in place until the end of December 2024. 

Elvetham Hotel, Hampshire

Places to stay in Hampshire with a unique history

Like many parts of the UK, Hampshire is awash with a rich history. But have you ever wanted to stay immersed in the stories and times gone by? Get a real feel for some of Hampshire’s history by booking one of these special places to stay. Discover more about times gone by and what makes this part of the world just so amazing.  

Andark Lake swimmers

Wild swimming spots in Hampshire

From seasoned swimmers to those dipping their toes into the water for the first time, wild swimming has gained popularity thanks to its much-documented health benefits and all-round feel-good factors.

Autumn offers relatively milder water temperatures thanks to its preceding summer months, along with the satisfaction of cosying up after your plunge with a warm jumper and a hot drink.