Catergories: Events

We all love a long weekend and August Bank Holiday Weekend is the last one until… dare we say it… Christmas! To help you get the most of your last long summer weekend here’s a mini guide to Bank Holiday events, places to visit, things to do and last minute Bank Holiday August breaks in Hampshire.


Top August Bank Holiday Events in Hampshire

August Bank Holiday Weekend is jammed packed full of great Hampshire events. You’ll find music festivals, foodie events, children’s entertainment, sporting events and many more.

See a full guide to August Bank Holiday events in the what’s on section.


August Bank Holiday Days out in Hampshire

Hampshire is home to a number of amazing attractions offering memorable days out for any age. You’ll find theme parks, zoos, museums, stately homes, country parks, gardens, and many more.

See all of attractions in Hampshire

If the British summer weather lives up to its name, do not fear we have put together a guide of the best rainy day attractions in Hampshire.

See Top 10 rainy days out in Hampshire

On a tight budget? Check out our top 10 free days out in Hampshire guide.

Want to get outdoors over August Bank Holiday Weekends? Hampshire is famous for its cycling, whether you are looking for long distant road cycling, mountain biking or an off road family bike ride.

Visit our Cycling in Hampshire website for further information

For something a little more adventurous over the August bank holidays why not pay a visit to the New Forest Water ParkGo Ape or book a session on the water with the New Forest Stand up Paddle Sport Company.

Explore the county by foot and enjoy walks in Hampshire’s two National Parks, along the coast or through scenic countryside.


Last Minute August Bank Holiday Short Breaks in Hampshire

Planning a long weekend away? There is still plenty of time to book a Bank Holiday short break to Hampshire. With 3 vibrant cites to explore, 2 national parks, a whole host to top attractions, a scenic coastline looking out across the Solent and award winning places to eat, you’ll wish you could stay for longer.

See bed and breakfasts in Hampshire

See hotels in Hampshire

See holiday cottages in Hampshire

August Bank Holiday is the perfect opportunity for a camping break in Hampshire. Pitch up and relaxing in one of Hampshire’s beautiful campsites.

See all campsites in Hampshire

See all glamping sites in Hampshire


Looking for places to eat over the May Bank Holiday weekends? Check out of food and drink pages.

Don’t forget to tag us in your Bank Holiday Hampshire snaps on Instagram by using #VisitHampshire.

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