Things To Do

Check out things to do in Hampshire, dog friendly and family days out, local towns, sports & activities, dining out ideas as well as art, history and culture. Explore the local area and the South Downs National Park and discover fun things to do in Hampshire.

Free things to do nearby

Climb Butser Hill at local nature reserve Queen Elizabeth Country Park, and marvel at the amazing views! Take walking route 5 in the Walks leaflet to discover Old Winchester Hill and enjoy stunning views of the South Downs.

Explore beautiful Chichester with its cobbled streets, Roman wall, canal, and cathedral. See the peregrines nesting on the cathedral spire and watch the chicks on the webcam before they fledge each August.

Discover the quaint old coastal villages of Emsworth, and Bosham with its inspiring arts and crafts centre. Or enjoy a coastal walk with many migrating birds to spot at Prinsted.

More things to do in Hampshire

Visit one of the many local Hampshire attractions Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a fascinating day out. See the awesome Tudor warship The Mary Rose, walk the decks of Nelson’s HMS Victory and enjoy a harbour tour.

For animal lovers there are a number of local attractions to visit including an alpaca experience in nearby Droxford. Take a day out to Marwell Zoo to see hundreds of animals and learn about their global conservation projects. Take the opportunity to meet animals at Longdown Activity Farm, Manor Farm, New Forest Wildlife Park, and Staunton Country Park. And don’t forget Portsmouth’s Blue Reef Aquarium!

Steeped in history, Hampshire has many cultural attractions including National Trust properties. Take the children to burn off some energy in the grounds of Uppark House and Mottisfont. Or enjoy a stroll around the country house and picturesque gardens of Hinton Ampner.

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