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Hampshire Itineraries

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Hampshire is a county perfect for exploring. It has a host of attractions, accommodation providers and eateries to tantalise a range of different tastes. 

Visitors can enjoy a selection of top quality museums, historic houses, gardens and landmarks unique to the county. From the beauty of Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway in the New Forest, to a fascinating journey of discovery at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, there is so much your groups can learn in Hampshire.
Literary enthusiasts can follow in the footsteps of former residents Jane Austen and Charles Dickens, with a visit to their former homes which are both now intimate museums. Winchester Cathedral is the final resting place of Jane Austen, and it is here that her grave can be found.
The county also has impressive countryside and open coastline which span many miles. Visitors can explore one of two national parks the New Forest and South Downs. With rolling hills, dense heathland and pretty market towns, Hampshire's landscapes create a picture that won't be forgotten.

Hampshire Itinerary Ideas

We have put together a selection of itinerary ideas for all ages visiting Hampshire. These are aimed at providing some inspiration for those who might be considering a visit to our beautiful county.

Downton Abbey and Gardens
Uncover the beauty of Highclere Castle, the backdrop to TV series Downton Abbey and Test Valley's impressive Sir Harold Hillier Gardens.

Jane Austen's Hampshire
Follow in the footsteps of author Jane Austen with a visit to her former home and final resting place.

New Forest Delights
Immerse yourself in the stunning New Forest National Park with stops at Exbury Gardens and Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Maritime Treasures
Explore Hampshire's maritime past, from its strong links to RMS Titanic to its important role in the Royal Navy.

Military Heroes
Learn about the county's military background, from the history of army flying to visiting the home of the British Army.

Shopping & Sightseeing
Discover Hampshire's shopping hotspots Gunwharf Quays and the historic city of Winchester.

Wildlife Explorers
Go wild at two of the county's top wildlife attractions. From tigers, zebra and monkeys to eagles, vultures and owls, this itinerary has it all!

Wine Tasting & Cricket
Experience some of the county's finest sparkling wines before learning about its strong links with cricket.