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English Wine Week 2024 in Hampshire

Bottoms up! Celebrate English Wine Week in Hampshire between Saturday 15 June and Sunday 25 June 2024 with special English Wine Week events, festivals, and vineyards to visit.

Best ice cream spots in Hampshire

The best ice cream spots in Hampshire

On a fine, sunny day is there anything better than cooling off with an ice cream? Whatever your preferred flavour, whether you love a flake or a spot of sprinkles, you are in for a treat with our best ice cream spots in Hampshire.

Christmas dinner at Oakley Hall Hotel, Hampshire

Top places for Christmas dinner in Hampshire

Save the hassle of cooking and take the pressure off by booking a Christmas dinner or lunch at one of Hampshire’s hotels or restaurants. 

Whether you fancy a Christmas dinner in one of our National Parks within one of our cities, take your pick from some amazing venues that will be serving up turkey and all the trimmings this Christmas Day.

Cocktail at Sky Bar, Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth

The best cocktail bars to try in Hampshire

If you like to treat yourself to a tipple now and then then be sure to check out some of Hampshire’s amazing cocktail bars. Whatever your preferred base drink, you will find plenty of ideas for some cocktail classics or unique drinks in some iconic cocktail bars. 

Mettricks coffee

Top 10 places for brunch in Southampton

How do you like your brunch in the morning? From full English to fluffy pancakes, and plant-based treats to bottomless feasts, brunch is always a good idea.

Gather your friends and family and head out into the city for a wholesome spot of daytime dining – we’ve rounded up some of the top places for brunch in Southampton.

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Top 10 places for brunch in Portsmouth

Enjoy a lazy morning lie in before heading off to brunch with some friends or family. There are some great brunch spots in Portsmouth and Southsea, so whether you fancy hitting up a place by the sea or a spot of brunch before shopping, you’ll be sure to find some Portsmouth brunch delights here.