Hampshire's Top Attractions leaflet 2024

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From theme parks to gardens, adventurous activities to cultural days out, there is something to suit the whole family!




Discover the joy of Clarence Pier, a coastal gem offering traditional seaside fun with over 12 attractions, from Canyon River Log flume and Mad Mouse rollercoaster to the mind-boggling Upside Down House! Experience 3 large indoor family entertainment centres and the iconic Wimpy restaurant and the latest addition, The Putt Hutt, an 18-hole nostalgic indoor golf adventure!

Clarence Pier, Southsea PO5 3AA | www.clarencepier.co.uk www.putthutt.co.uk

@clarencepiersouthsea @putthuttsouthsea Terms and condition apply see website.

Explore 500 years of maritime history at Portsmouth Historic

With an annual pass you can step aboard historic ships HMS Victory and HMS Warrior, travel back in time at the Mary Rose Museum or experience life on submarine HMS Alliance. Pay once and visit all year.

Portsmouth PO1 3LJ | www.historicdockyard.co.uk

Call: 023 9283 9766 Email: enquiries@historicdockyard.co.uk @historicdockyard @phdockyard @phdockyard


Step back into history and fire their imaginations! Fort Nelson is a massive Victorian fort and home to the Royal Armouries collection of artillery - the Big Guns. The Fort is a great day out for all ages. Special events and school holiday activities throughout the year. Admission free.

Portsmouth PO17 6AN | www.royalarmouries.org Call: 01329 233734 Email: fnenquiries@armouries.org.uk

@RoyalArmouriesFortNelson @Fort_Nelson @royalarmouriesfortnelson

Experience the south coast’s most spectacular view. Standing at 170 meters, offering breath-taking views over Portsmouth. Zoom to the top in the high-speed lift, venture across the glass-floor Sky Walk and learn about seafaring adventures with the interactive i-View screens.

Portsmouth PO1 3TT | www.spinnakertower.co.uk

Call: 02392 857520 Email: info@spinnakertower.co.uk @SpinnakerTower @SpinnakerTower @thespinnakertower @thespinnakertower

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Don’t forget to pick up your locally sourced treats and essentials at Staunton Farm Shop!

Middle Park Way, Havant PO9 5HB www.hants.gov.uk/stauntonfarm Call: 02392 453405 Email: staunton.enquiries@hants.gov.uk @Stauntonfarmpark @stauntonfarmpark

Wightlink provides an award-winning ferry service between the Isle of Wight and Hampshire, bringing 3.8 million people together every year. Cross the Solent by foot or by car on a choice of three convenient routes, connecting Portsmouth and Lymington with the Island.

Portsmouth PO1 2LA | www.wightlink.co.uk

Call: 0333 999 7333 Email: bookings@wightlink.co.uk @wightlink @wightlinkferry @wightlinkferry @wightlinkferry

Fishbourne East Cowe Yarmouth Horton Heath Shanklin Sandown Ventno Bonchurch Brighstone Godshill Niton Wokingham Marlborough Bagshot Bracknell Tadley Hook Hartley Wintney Highclere Sandhurst Sher eld on Loddon Sherborne St John Lepe Calshot Netley © Hampshire To Attractions 2024. Designed and produce by The Marketing Collective Ltd All rights reserved. Source data kindly supplied by Lovell Johns Ltd, Oxford 41 35 42 36 27 33 45 32 39 47 43 44 49 32 25 28 29 30 38 38 46 48 2 19 6 20 15 22 1 4 1 1 1 31 9 10 12 23 24 16 16 1 11 13 14 8 18 21 26 16 34 37 34 40 3 5 17 7 38 50 51 NCLUDES THE ISLE OF WIGHT Welcome to Hampshire’s Top Attractions Discover the best family days out across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Visit www.hampshireattractions.co.uk for over 70 attractions, events and what’s on PLUS discount vouchers to save money on your days out. 1 WIGHTLINK 2 BEAULIEU 3 CALSHOT 4 EXBURY GARDENS & STEAM RAILWAY 5 NEW FOREST WILDLIFE PARK 6 PAULTONS PARK 7 BIRDWORLD 8 BUSTER ANCIENT FARM 9 GILBERT WHITE’S HOUSE 10 MILESTONES MUSEUM 11 CLARENCE PIER 12 ROYAL ARMOURIES FORT NELSON 13 PORTSMOUTH HISTORIC DOCKAYRD 14 SPINNAKER TOWER 15 STAUNTON FARM 16 GO APE 17 MANOR FARM 18 MOTTISFONT 19 SIR HAROLD HILLIER GARDENS 20 THRUXTON CIRCUIT 21 878 AD 22 MARWELL ZOO 23 THE WATERCRESS LINE KEY TO ADVERT SYMBOLS: Café / Restaurant Disabled Parking Disabled Access Disabled Toilets Changing Places Parking Dog Friendly 24 WINCHESTER SCIENCE CENTRE Feed your favourite farmyard friends at Staunton Farm. There are always plenty of animals to meet and feed, along with both outdoor and indoor play areas and extra fun activities in the school holidays.
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Beaulieu is a marvellous day out that can be enjoyed together. This award-winning attraction is home to the National Motor Museum, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey, World of Top Gear, Little Beaulieu and much more. Take a ride on the famous monorail, celebrating 50 years in 2024.


Experience the ultimate adventure at Calshot Activities Centre! Scale new heights on Take Off, conquer Laser Climb, and explore water activities like kayaking. Zip down the ski slope in a rubber ring. Enjoy panoramic sea views and explore Calshot Castle. No booking required, just turn up and play. Unforgettable experiences await!


Butser AncientFarm

Travel back through 10,000 years of history and discover everyday life in the ancient world! Explore a Stone Age farm, Celtic village, Roman villa, and Saxon halls, and get hands-on with free activities for the whole family. A great day out that has something for everyone - even the dog!

A historic house and gallery set in riverside gardens. There’s plenty of space to run, jump and play, and always something for families to do. Enjoy activity trails in school holidays, a Wild Play area, and a familyfriendly exhibition every summer. National Trust members and under 5s visit for free.

Beaulieu, New Forest SO42 7ZN | www.beaulieu.co.uk Call: 01590 612345 Email: visit@beaulieu.co.uk @nationalmotormuseum @Beaulieu_Hants @national_motor_museum @Beaulieu_hants

Calshot Spit, Fawley, Southampton SO45 1BR | www.hants.gov.uk/calshot Call: 02380 892077 Email: calshot.ac@hants.gov.uk @calshotacts @calshotacts @calshotacts

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Get closer to wildlife and animal conservation within 50 acres of tranquil New Forest woodland. Walk with the wallabies, hear the howling wolves, see the endangered giant otter family and meet the friendly deer. With daily keeper talks and popular adventure playgrounds, it’s a great family day out. Book a Keeper Experience session to get even closer to the wild!

Deerleap Lane, Southampton SO40 4UH | www.newforestwildlifepark.co.uk

Call: 02380 292408 Email: info@newforestwildlifepark.co.uk


Have the BEST. DAY. EVER at Paultons Park. Home to 5 incredible themed lands to explore including Tornado Springs, Lost Kingdom, and the UK exclusive Peppa Pig World. You can also explore acres of beautiful parkland and visit an astonishing collection of animals. NEW FOR 2024- Splash Lagoon- a new family log flume ride!

Petersfield PO8 0BG | www.butserancientfarm.co.uk

Call: 02392 598838 Email: hello@butserancientfarm.co.uk @butserancientfarmhampshire @butserfarm


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Milestones Museum

Wander immersive indoor streets and walk-in shops from the Victorian era right through to the 1940s! Stroll the seaside pier and play on antique arcade machines. See a legacy of social history, including vintage vehicles and toys of yesteryear, and get your ration at the ‘40s sweet shop. So much to see, do and discover at Milestones!

Romsey SO51 0LP | www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mottisfont Call: 01794 340757 Email: mottisfont@nationaltrust.org.uk @MottisfontNT @MottisfontNT

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Over a century in the making, Exbury’s glorious gardens have the power to delight and inspire everyone, no matter what their age. A spectacular collection of landscaped woodland and formal gardens with play areas and wild spaces provide an ever-changing palette of colour and fun that will entice you back as the seasons unfold.

Exbury Gardens, New Forest SO45 1AZ | www.exbury.co.uk

Call: 02380 891203 Email: info@exbury.co.uk

@exburygardens @exburygardens @exburygardens Terms and conditions apply see website.

The New Forest SO51 6AL | www.paultonspark.co.uk Call: 023 8081 4442 Email: enquiries@paultons.co.uk @paultonspark @paultonspark @paultonspark


Join us for an enchanting family-friendly adventure at Birdworld, offering penguin feeding experiences and boasting three playgrounds. Visitors of all ages can embark on a delightful journey of discovery and fun! Home to over 1,200 feathered friends eagerly waiting to introduce you to their captivating lives. The attraction nestled just outside Farnham on the Hampshire-Surrey border.

Holt Pound, Farnham, Surrey GU10 4LD www.birdworld.co.uk Call: 01420 22140 Email: enquiries@birdworld.co.uk @BirdworldSurrey @birdworld_surrey

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Leisure Park, Churchill Way West, Basingstoke RG22 6PG www.milestonesmuseum.org.uk Call: 01256 639550 Email: milestones.museum@hampshireculturaltrust.org.uk @MilestonesMuseum @MilestonesHCT @milestonesmuseum


Gilbert White’s House & Gardens is the home of the pioneering naturalist Gilbert White, with 25 acres of restored garden and parkland. The Museum also boasts the Oates Collections celebrating the lives of explorer Lawrence Oates and naturalist Frank Oates. The site includes a café, brewery, tap room and plant sales.

High Street, Selborne, Hampshire GU34 3JH www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk

Call: 01420 511275 Email: info@gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk

@GilbertWhitesHouseandGardens @GilbertWhites @gilbertwhiteoc

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@MottisfontNT mottisfont TEST VALLEY Thruxton Circuit - the fastest in the UK has something for everyone and is a must when looking for family days out in Hampshire. Thruxton Circuit has been operating driving events and race meetings for over 50 years. Activities include; Supercar and Racing Car Driving Experiences, Junior Driving, Skid Pan, 4x4 Off-Roading, Adult and Junior Karting plus high-profile Race Meetings. Andover SP11 8PN | www.thruxtonracing.co.uk Call: 01264 882222 Email: info@thruxtonracing.co.uk @thruxtonracing @thruxtonracing @thruxtonracing *Terms and condition apply see website. Thruxton Circuit 10% OFF driving experiences* 180 acres of award-winning gardens and arboretum to explore and discover with your family. Climb the woodland tree house, run along the bamboo tunnels and jump on the wobbly bridge. Home to one of the longest summer borders in the UK, largest winter garden in Europe, pond and children’s Education Garden. Year round events and onsite café. * Terms and conditions apply see website. Ampfield, SO51 0QA
Call: 01794 368787 Email: info.hilliers@hants.gov.uk @HillierGardens @HillierGardens @HillierGardens SIRHAROLDHillierGardens Buy one get one half price*


Embark on an enthralling family adventure as you discover Anglo-Saxon Winchester. 878 AD seamlessly merges history with multi-sensory immersion and modern technology, as you are transported back in time with live performances, real artefacts, interactive games and activities, plus a state-ofthe-art mobile app tour of the city! A fusion of education and entertainment.

The Brooks Shopping Centre, Winchester SO23 8QY www.878ad.co.uk

Call: 01962 454505 Email: info@878ad.co.uk @878Winchester @878Winchester @878Winchester



Winchester SCIENCEcentre&Planetarium

Are you ready for an action-packed family adventure? Get hands-on with science and nature in the beautiful South Downs National Park. Take part as science comes alive across two floors of interactive exhibits. Watch explosive shows and huge demos. And blast off on an unforgettable journey through space in the Planetarium.

Winchester SO21 1HZ | www.winchestersciencecentre.org

Call: 01962 863791 Email: info@winchestersciencecentre.org

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New Alresford SO24 9JG www.watercressline.co.uk Call: 01962 733 810 Email: info@watercressline.co.uk @watercressline @Watercress_Line @thewatercressline * Terms and conditions apply see website.

Marwell Zoo is a beautiful 140-acre outdoor attraction nestled in Winchester’s countryside. Spot 100s of exotic and endangered animals, from giraffes and rhinos to tigers and a sloth! Wander through Wallaby Walkthrough, explore the rainforest in Tropical House, and connect with your senses in the new Thriving Through Nature habitat!

Winchester SO21 1JH www.marwell.org.uk Call: 01962 777407 Email: marwell@marwell.org.uk

@marwellwildlife @marwellwildlife @marwellzooofficial @marwellzoo

@winchestersciencecentre @WinSciCentre

@winchestersciencecentre @winchestersciencecentre


Enjoy a great family day out strolling through Manor Farm’s traditional farmyard. There’s always something new to discover, from baby animals and daily kid-friendly activities to the historic tractor barn and themed events during school holidays. Make sure to complete your visit with a fun-filled visit to the Play Barn!

Pyland’s Lane, Bursledon SO31 1BH www.hants.gov.uk/manorfarm Call: 01489 787055 Email: mfcp.enquiries@hants.gov.uk @ManorFarm @ManorFarmCP @ManorFarmCP

Unleash your inner Tarzan at three locations around Hampshire! Swing, bounce, climb and slide through the trees on Treetop courses suitable for the whole family, or take to two wheels on our all-terrain Forest Segways. It’s a day out like no other!

Life Live Adventurously at: Itchen Valley Country Park SO30 3HQ Moors Valley Country Park BH24 2ET. Alice Holt GU10 4LS www.goape.co.uk Call: 01603 895500 Email: questions@goape.co.uk @GoApeTribe @GoApeTribe @goapetribe @goapetribe * Terms and conditions

Framed with a gorgeous 230 miles of coastline along its sunny southern shores and two incredible national parks to its west and east, Hampshire is a county that encompasses the essence of England at its finest. With beautiful coast and countryside to explore, Hampshire is a natural playground for families from camping, walking, or cycling in the New Forest or the South Downs to watersports in the Solent. The county’s three historic cities – Portsmouth, Southampton, and Winchester – are perfect for a cultural city break. For amazing family friendly things to do, accommodation, places to visit, events, and inspiring ideas for family days out and short breaks, plan your next trip at www.Visit-Hampshire.co.uk

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a great family day out whatever the weather. Tickets give you all day travel, so you can hop on and off at the heritage stations. Discover the playground and get up close to locomotives. Children under 5 years travel free! Special events include Day Out with Thomas and Steam Illuminations.
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hampshireattractions.co.uk @visithampshire @VisitHampshire @visit_hampshire NC U E H ISLE OF W GHT with our DISCOUNT VOUCHERS. Scan the QR code to access money-saving vouchers for great days out across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. SAVE MONEY Share your visits #HantsDaysOut hampshireattractions.co.uk MORE attractions in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight Aldershot Military Museum www.hampshireculture.org.uk/aldershot-military-museum 01252 314598 GU11 2LG Hovertravel www.hovertravel.co.uk 01983 717700 PO33 2HB PO5 3AD 32 Jane Austen’s House www.janeaustens.house 01420 83262 GU34 1SD 33 Laser Squad Laser Tag www.lasersquad.co.uk Runway’s End Outdoor Centre www.hants.gov.uk/runwaysend 41 01252 344421 GU11 2RE Royal Victoria Country Park www.hants.gov.uk/rvcp 40 02380 455157 SO31 5GA SeaCity Museum www.seacitymuseum.co.uk 42 02380 834536 SO14 7FY 07833 281576 34 Dinosaur Isle www.dinosaurisle.com 01983 404344 PO36 8QA River Hamble Country Park www.hants.gov.uk/rhcp 39 02380 605111 SO31 1BH 30 Buckler’s Hard www.bucklershard.co.uk 01590 616203 SO42 7XB Queen Elizabeth Country Park www.hants.gov.uk/qecp 02392 595040 PO8 0QE 37 28 Bombay Sapphire Distillery www.bombaysapphire.com/distillery 01256 890090 RG28 7NR Longdown Activity Farm www.longdownfarm.co.uk 02380 292837 SO40 7EH 36 27 Army Flying Museum www.armyflying.com 01264 781086 SO20 8FB Lepe Country Park www.hants.gov.uk/lepe 02380 899108 SO45 1AD 35 26 25 Hawk Conservancy Trust www.hawk-conservancy.org 01264 773850 SP11 8DY 31 Staunton Country Park www.hants.gov.uk/stauntoncountrypark 03707 797522 PO9 5HD 44 Steamship Shieldhall www.ss-shieldhall.co.uk 02381 550242 SO15 OHH 43 Winchester’s Military Museums www.winchestersmilitarymuseums.co.uk 01962 877826 SO23 8TS 51 Winchester Cathedral www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk 01962 857275 SO23 9LS 50 Tudor House & Garden www.tudorhouseandgarden.com 02380 834536 SO14 2AD 49 The D-Day Story www.theddaystory.com 02392 882555 PO5 3NT 48 Tile Barn Outdoor Centre www.hants.gov.uk/tilebarn 01590 623160 SO42 7UB 46 The Brickworks Museum www.thebrickworksmuseum.org 0 1489 576248 SO31 7HB 47 Cyclexperience www.newforestcyclehire.co.uk 01590 624808 SO42 7TW Red Funnel Ferries www.redfunnel.co.uk 02380 019192 SO14 2AR PO31 7AR PO32 6RF 38 29 Tapnell Farm www.tapnellfarm.com/play 0 1983 758722 PO41 OYJ 45

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