Perfect for exploring Hampshire
Come and discover this artillery fortress built by Henry VIII at the seaward end of a spit. Commanding the entrance to the Solent, it offers one of the best views in England and is accessed by a ferry ride from Keyhaven. It played a part in the imprisonment of Charles I in the 17th century and defended England from invasion threats in the 19th and 20th centuries. 2 for 1 offer available, see Guest Services
Paultons Park is a great family theme park in the New Forest, and the location of the very popular Peppa Pig World. With attractions for all ages, Paulton’s Park includes a rollercoaster, log flume, crazy golf, a 4D cinema, water park, animals and birds, delightful landscaped gardens and lots more! For discounted tickets, please visit the reception area at Sandy Balls.
Bournemouth Oceanarium is a fabulous, award-winning attraction located right on the seafront. Go on an amazing undersea adventure through some of the world’s remarkable oceans. You’ll have close encounters with amazing sharks, peaceful green sea turtles, elegant stingrays, curious clownfish and the outrageously cute Oriental small-clawed otters.
Fabulous Beaulieu will give you an award-winning day out with so much to see and do included in one ticket price, including the World of Top Gear. The National Motor Museum gives a fascinating look at the story of motor travel right from the very beginning, with over 250 iconic vehicles in the collection.
The Ringwood Brewery produces top quality cask ales right here in Hampshire and is well worth a visit. Take a fascinating tour of the brewery and learn all about the beer-making process, then stock up at the Brewery Store before you leave.
This family-run farm is a great day out, suitable for all ages. Feed the farm animals, take a tractor ride, enjoy indoor and outdoor play areas and choose from plenty of scheduled hands-on activities.
Come face-to-face with some of the wonders of the animal kingdom. Featuring the popular Marwell Wildlife Railway, the park also boasts a road train and you can enjoy seeing animals being fed, listen to talks from keepers, and go wild in the adventure playgrounds.
Forming part of the Beaulieu Estate, Buckler’s Hard lies on the banks of the Beaulieu River and has a fascinating maritime museum, preserved shipwright’s cottage and St Mary’s chapel. Take a stunning woodland walk around the area, or enjoy a leisurely river cruise.
Adventure Wonderland is Dorset’s top family theme park. A great place to visit for a whole day out with the family, this park has a brilliant range of indoor and outdoor attractions including a maze and an adventure play centre, and rides like Flying Elephants, Ghostly Galleon and more.
Find out how to make the most of your time at the New Forest National Park by visiting the New Forest Centre. It is packed full of informative displays and activities for all ages. Here you can also learn more about the history and ecology of this unique landscape by dropping into the free entry New Forest Museum.
A visit to this conservation centre will give you the opportunity to see Britain’s reptiles in one place, including adders, grass snakes, lizards, frogs and toads to name but a few. Pack a picnic and then enjoy the Reptile Trail, a gentle 1 ½ mile walk, where you may spot some reptiles along the way.