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Avington Park                                              Avington, Winchester                             www.avingtonpark.co.uk
A magnificent Palladian mansion standing in its own parkland overlooking the River Itchen.  The state rooms on show, include the beautifully painted main hall, the ballroom with magnificent gold plasterwork ceiling and painted panels as well as the library overlooking the south lawns, adjoining a unique pair of conservatories flanking the orangery. A guided tour is available and the T Bar selling home made cakes is situated in one of the conservatories. St Mary's Church is in the grounds and is well worth a visit.
Directions:
 Off B3047 Winchester to Alresford road, turn opposite the Trout pub, over Hump-backed bridge, gates on left or off A31 turn off to Avington, through village gates on Left.

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1642 Living History VillageGosportLiving History Museum
A representational Hampshire village set in the year 1642. Timber and thatched buildings, occupants dressed and speak in 17thC style.

Aldershot Military MuseumAldershotMuseum
A look behind the scenes at 150 years of life in home of British Army. Victorian barrack room, uniforms and equipment. Local history gallery. Military vehicle gallery.

All Saints ChurchLyndhurstChurch
This Norman church has evolved through successive generations. Note the Saxon font, 3-decker pulpit, parlour pews, gabled porch and the grave of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Allen Gallery, TheAltonArt Gallery
Tichborne celebrities. Large ceramic display and delightful small garden. Temporary exhibition programme.

Alpine Snowsports CentreAldershotSki Centre
Welcome to the Alpine Snowsports Centre offering a number of different Snowsports and fun activities for all ages.

Andover Golf ClubAndoverGolf
Established in 1907, the 'Andover Golf Club' is a 9-hole downland course situated in Winchester Road just half a mile south of Andover town centre. The course is 6096 yards long with splendid views of the undulating Hampshire countryside.

Andover Leisure CentreAndoverLeisure Centre
Andover Leisure Centre offer a wide range of activities for all ages and abilities. Three gyms: Fitness, Strength and the Ladies gym. The Pool area offers an extensive programme for all users and ages. For the children Archie’s world is a huge exciting soft play structure.

Andover Museum / Museum of the Iron AgeAndoverMuseum
From natural history to prehistory and local history something to interest everyone at this local museum.

Antiques StorehousePortsmouthAntiques
The Antiques Storehouse is housed within the newly refurbished Storehouse 9 at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. You will find many independent specialist items and a wide variety of antiques, collectables and artwork on display.

Anvil, TheBasingstokeTheatre - Arts Centre
With some of the finest acoustics in the country, The Anvil has firmly established itself as one of the South's leading venues for high quality live music.

Apple CourtHordleGarden
Specialist in hemerocallis, hostas, grasses & ferns. One of Hampshire's loveliest gardens. Beautiful walled garden, formally designed with dramatic planting. Theatrical white garden, extensive ornamental grass plantings, sub-tropical borders, gold and silver hosta walks. International hemerocallis collection and a new Japanese garden, tea-house and pond.

AquadromeBasingstokeSwimming
Welcome to the Basingstoke Aquadrome where you can swim, ride the flumes and work out all under one roof. The wide range of activities available ensures there is something for you - whatever your age or ability.

Army Medical Services MuseumAldershotMuseum
The museum tells the story of military medicine, nursing, dental and veterinary science from 1660 until today.

Army Physical Training Corps MuseumAldershotMuseum
The APTC Museum is a small but friendly museum located in the grounds of the Army School of Physical Training. The items and memorabilia on display tell the story of physical training in the British Army from 1860 to the present day. There's an interesting display of Corps members who have represented their country at International and Olympic level.

Art House Gallery Cafe & VenueSouthamptonCraft
Attracting visitors from many sectors of the community, the lively café serves Organic and Fairtrade vegetarian and vegan food and drinks. Local artists' work and crafts on display, some of which is for sale.

ArtSwaySwayGallery
ArtSway is a unique place to see, discuss, make and engage with contemporary visual art. The gallery hosts a changing programme of exhibitions and wide-ranging creative opportunities for all.

Ashcroft Arts CentreFarehamTheatre - Arts Centre
Ashcroft Arts Centre is situated within walking distance of the market town of Fareham. Offering a vibrant range of top quality performances and workshops for all ages, you'll be guaranteed a friendly welcome and the opportunity to let your imagination run wild.

Baddesley Common and Emer Bog Wildlife ReserveAmpfieldNature Reserve
Here you can walk from boardwalked wetlands to dry gorse-clad heaths. See wetland plants and a variety of insects, birds and ponies grazing open areas. White admiral and purple emperor butterflies can be seen in the woods, along with roe deer and several hundred different species of moth.

Bargate Monument GallerySouthamptonArt Gallery
The gallery's prime aim is to show emerging visual artists from across the region and beyond.

Bartley Heath PotteryHookCraft Workshop - Pottery
Pottery handmade and decorated stoneware by Lesley and Michael Dixon. Commemorative ware made to order.

Basing HouseOld BasingHistoric House
Once England's largest private palace, home of the Marquess of Winchester, Treasurer to Elizabeth I. his immense building covered 8 acres and replaced a great Norman castle. Newly restored Great Barn with exhibition, new visitor centre, new education/ meeting room in the old stables, new interpretive panels, new museum, refreshments and gift shop.

Basingstoke Canal Visitor CentreMytchettCanal
The Canal Visitor Centre has plenty to offer the whole family. It is situated alongside the Basingstoke Canal in the village of Mytchett, near Junction 4 of the M3. Our facilities overlook the picturesque canal and include a function room, picnic and play area, information point and gift shop, tearoom, campsite and free parking. The 32 mile long towpath is easily accessible so the Visitor Centre is the ideal place to start exploring this beautiful waterway.

Beaulieu AbbeyBeaulieuCathedral - Abbey
Set in the New Forest close to the banks of charming River Itchen. The Abbey was partly destroyed during the 15th century, and today provides a lovely place to walk and relax in the open air.

Bedales ArtsPetersfieldArts Centre
Bedales Art, a programme for lively minds. Three venues on a rural campus, just off the A3 at Petersfield.

BirdworldFarnhamBird Park
Twenty-six acres of gardens and parkland with an impressive collection of birds. Seashore walk, penguin island, children's farm and tropical walk. Heron theatre

Bishop`s Waltham PalaceBishop's WalthamHistoric Building
The ruins of a medieval palace (together with later additions) used by the Bishops and senior clergy of Winchester as they travelled through their diocese. Winchester was the richest diocese in England, and its properties were grandiose and extravagantly appointed. Much of what can be seen today is the work of William Wykeham, who was bishop from 1367. The ground floor of the farmhouse is occupied by the Bishop's Waltham Town Museum. Other palaces of the Bishops of Winchester include Farnham Castle Keep and Wolvesey Castle (Old Bishop's Palace).

Blue Boat TripsPortsmouthBoat Trip - Cruise
Trips around Portsmouth Harbour from the beach landing stage at Clarence Esplanade. One hour with commentary to see naval ships, merchant ships, submarine HMS Alliance and historic fortifications.

Blue Funnel CruisesSouthamptonBoat Trip - Cruise
Cruises in Southampton Water and The Solent. The Ocean Scene can carry up to 340 passengers on high profile corporate functions/parties. The Ashleigh R can carry up to 250 passengers, also ideal for a day around the solent.

Blue Reef AquariumSouthseaAquarium - Oceanarium
Enter the Blue Reef Aquarium and take a safari from the depths of the Solent to the tropical coral reef. A memorable visit for all the family.

Boardwalk, ThePortsmouth
Port Solent is Portsmouth’s Leading Waterside Leisure Destination. Over 20 restaurants overlooking the stunning marina with free parking and easy access.

BowlplexPortsmouthBowling
Situated at the leisure and retail destination, Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Bowlplex has 26 lanes and is a hit with locals and visitors alike!

Branksome China WorksFordingbridgeCraft Workshop - Pottery
Come and visit our works in the old town cinema where we manufacture our distinctive porcelain. Our well stocked factory shop offers everything from a simple beaker to a dinner service, available in a myriad of Branksome colours.

Braxton GardensMilford-on-SeaGarden
Braxton Gardens has the largest David Austin Rose Gardens in the New Forest with over 450 Roses of over 100 varieties. Also Herbs, Perennials, Gift Shop and Tea Room. Free entry and car parking.

Breamore House & Countryside MuseumFordingbridgeHistoric House
Breamore House is an Elizabethan manor built in 1583 and houses a splendid collection of pictures and furniture. It is where General Patton stayed and planned the D-Day landings. The house is still a family home and has the intimacy of a lived-in house. The pictures and furniture represent the tastes of 10 generations of the Hulse family as well as the loving care of the present owners.

Breamore MizmazeFordingbridgeMediaeval Maze
On the top of a hill more than a mile from any settlement is Breamore Mizmaze. A footpath near Breamore House leads to the Mizmaze on Breamore Down. A Christian cross cuts through the Cretan design of the mediaeval turf mizmaze on the estate. This is not the sort of maze with dead ends, but a labyrinth where all paths eventually lead to the little mound in the centre.

Brickfields Country ParkAldershotCountry Park
In the centre of Aldershot town, home of the British Army is possibly the smallest and least known country park in the UK - Brickfields Country Park, a peaceful, natural park, known only by local residents and a few in the know.

Broughton Down Wildlife ReserveStockbridgeNature Reserve
Stunning views across Hampshire with plenty of beautiful wild flowers in this chalk grassland, scrub and woodland habitat. Large numbers of butterflies live on the downland and green woodpeckers can be seen.

Bucklers Hard Maritime MuseumBrockenhurstMuseum
Step back in time on the banks of the Beaulieu River at the peaceful haven of Buckler's Hard. Discover what it was like to live and work in an 18th century shipbuilding village; home to the ships built for Nelson's fleet at Trafalgar. Today, the village continues to thrive, unspoilt by the passage of time; As you stroll along the nearby Woodland Walk you will discover how the local timber at Buckler's Hard was used in the 18th and 19th centuries to construct ships for the British Navy. Visit the Maritime Museum which tells the story of this unique village, bringing to life the characters who lived here at the time of Henry Adams, the Master Shipbuilder at Buckler's Hard between 1744 and 1805.

Burley Wagon RidesBurleyCarriage Ride
Burley Wagon Rides offer horse drawn wagon rides lasting between 20 minutes to 1 1/2 hours leaving from Burley village.

Burseldon WindmillBurseldonMill
Early 19thC wind-powered grain mill. Educational and special interest groups especially catered for. Stoneground flour produced and sold to visitors.

Bursledon Brickworks Industrial MuseumSwanwick, SouthamptonMuseum
Visit Bursledon Brickworks, the last surviving steam-driven brickworks in the country. This Victorian Grade II Listed complex, with its own restored steam engine, holds special activity days featuring traction and stationary engines, steam rollers and traditional craft demonstrations, including the opportunity to `throw your own brick'.

Butser Ancient FarmChaltonOpen Air Museum
Butser Ancient Farm, the world renowned open-air museum for life in the Celtic and Roman periods. Experience life in Iron-age roundhouses or a Roman villa.

Calshot CastleFawleyCastle
This picturesque castle set in Calshot, a coastal village in Southampton, Hampshire, England. This beautiful village provides a perfect relaxing family day out by the coast. This artillery fort, built by Henry VIII to defend the sea passage to Southampton, was recently used as a Navy and RAF base.

Cellars, ThePortsmouthTheatre
An intimate community music and comedy venue with a programme to suit all performers and their audiences - from the novice to the signed artist.

Charles Dickens Birth Place MuseumPortsmouthMuseum
Small terraced house of 1805 in which the famous novelist was born and lived for a short time. Restored and furnished to illustrate middle-class taste of the time.

Chawton House LibraryChawtonHouse
With over four hundred years of history, Chawton House is a fascinating blend of architectural styles and features. Guided tours of the library take place every Tuesday and Thursday at 2:30pm and include a guided tour of the house and library.

Children's Pleasure ParkSouthamptonAmusement Park
Trampolines, roundabout, racing cars, motor bikes, Humpty slide, chair planes, swings, train rides, mini big wheel, gnome ride. Parents ride free with children.

City Museum WinchesterMuseum
Galleries tell the story of Winchester from its origins as a prehistoric trading centre and Roman regional capital.

Clarence Pier Amusement ParkSouthseaAmusement Park
Clarence Pier Southsea is one of the largest amusement park on the south coast and boasts all manner of amusements, rides and activities for all the family.

Conqueror's Living Legacy - The New Forest LyndhurstReptile Centre
The place to visit if you want to discover more about reptiles and amphibians. Outdoor pens display all the native snakes, lizards, frogs and toads.

Crofton Beam EnginesMarlboroughBeam Engine
Situated in the Wiltshire countryside 6 miles from the picturesque market town of Marlborough, this Grade 1 listed building houses two magnificent Cornish beam engines, one of which (the 1812 Boulton and Watt) is the oldest working beam engine in the world still in its original engine house and capable of actually doing the job for which it was installed.

Curtis Museum, TheAltonMuseum
Local and natural history, local crafts. Dolls and houses, Victorian toys.

D Day MuseumSouthseaMuseum
The D-Day Museum was opened in 1984 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of D-Day. Its centrepiece is the magnificent Overlord Embroidery, a tribute to the sacrifice and heroism of those who took part in Operation Overlord.

Danebury HillfortStockbridgePrehistoric Site
A fine example of an Iron Age hill fort and an excellent vantage point. Many finds shown in Iron Age Museum in Andover.

Danebury VineyardsNether WallopVineyard
Wine tasting and vineyard tours by appointment only.

Dever SpringsBarton Stacey, Nr WinchesterFishing
Dever Springs is situated beside the River Dever (a tributary of the River Test) a big fish water where many 20lb plus rainbows and browns are taken each year. The fishery comprises of two spring fed lakes totalling 5 acres and a 1/2 mile stretch of the River Dever.

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam RailwayEastleighSteam Railway
Steam-hauled miniature passenger railway (over 1.25 miles ride). Picnic area, model boating, fishing and canoeing lakes on same site. Other locomotives on occasions.

Eastleigh MuseumEastleighMuseum
Take a tour through Eastleigh's past and discover what life was like in the 1930s; displays include recreations of a local engine driver's home.

Eastney Swimming PoolPortsmouthSwimming
Eastney swimming pool is a small 20m indoor community pool. Activities include Children's swimming lessons, scuba and canoeing. Pool parties and galas.

Eling Tide MillTottonMill
The only remaining working tide mill in the UK, milling wholemeal flour as it has for a thousand years.

Emsworth MuseumEmsworthMuseum
This local independent museum holds collections relating to P.G. Woodhouse, Sir Peter Blake as well as the history of J. D. Foster’s oyster fleet and the fishing industry. It also depicts the life a bustling fishing, farming and commercial centre.

Exbury Gardens & Steam RailwayExburyGardens
World famous Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons and azaleas in heart of New Forest National Park. Buggy tours; 20 min Steam Railway journey.

Explosion! The Museum of Naval FirepowerGosportMuseum
The amazing story of naval firepower, from gunpowder to the Exocet, in an exciting visitor experience for all the family on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour.

Fairground Craft & Design CentreAndoverCraft Workshop - Pottery
Variety is the spice of life, and that is precisely what you find at the Fairground. The eleven very different studio/workshops, the gallery and the splendid licensed Coffee Shop all mean there is a a great deal going on.

Farley Mount Country ParkWinchesterCountry Park
Large open park of natural woodland and open chalk downland.

Farlington MarshesFarlingtonNature Reserve
Flower-rich grazing marsh and saline lagoon, supporting wide variety of wildlife.

Farnborough Air Sciences MuseumFarnboroughMuseum
The FAST Museum presents a selection from the FAST collection in the setting of a historic listed building.

Farnham CastleFarnhamCastle
The impressive motte and shell keep of Farnham Castle, Surrey, founded in 1138 by Bishop Henry of Blois. An enjoyable day out within travelling distance of London. Long a residence of the wealthy bishops of Winchester, the accommodation in the keep was updated in the 1520s. The keep was abandoned after Civil War service: but much-altered parts of the medieval bishops' residence remain in private hands. Managed by Farnham Castle.

Finkley Down Farm ParkAndoverFarm
Finkley Down Farm is the place to go! There is always so much to see and do. You can join in with the activities scheduled throughout the day; cuddle a rabbit, or groom a pony; you'll scarcely have time to play on the adventure playground.

Fishing BreaksNether WallopFishing
Try your hand at trout fishing at the Fishing Breaks Fly Fishing School at Nether Wallop Mill. Qualified instructors, tackle provided. Novices welcome. April to October.

Five Oaks Trout LakeSarisbury Green, SouthamptonFishing
A beautiful setting for fly-fishing in rural Sarisbury Green. Clean weed-free water with good access for all keen fly-fishers. Pre-order catering available for all visitors. Corporate entertainment also available.

Flora Twort GalleryPetersfieldArt Gallery
The Flora Twort Gallery displays a collection of fascinating paintings of local interest by this local artist, together with exhibits from the Bedales historic costumes collection.

Flowerdown BarrowsLittleton, Nr WinchesterAncient Monument
Three Bronze Age burial mounds, once part of a much larger 'barrow cemetery', including two bowl barrows, and the largest and finest disc barrow in Hampshire.

Fort BrockhurstGosportMilitary Building
One of a number of forts built in the 1850s and 1860s to protect Portsmouth and its vital harbour against a French invasion. Largely unaltered, the parade ground, gun ramps and moated keep can all be viewed. The fort currently stores a treasure trove of objects from English Heritage's extensive reserve collections. Objects on display have been excavated from sites in the South East and South West. They include stonework, textiles, jewellery and furniture from many periods, as well as rarely-seen treasures on tour from stores in the North and East.

Fort CumberlandPortsmouthMilitary Building
Perhaps England's most impressive piece of 18th century defensive architecture, Fort Cumberland was reconstructed in pentagonal form by the Duke of Richmond between 1785 and 1810, and designed to protect Langstone Harbour. Access is by pre-booked guided tour only.

Fort Purbrook Peter Ashley Activity CentreCoshamActivity Centre
The Fort has been brought back to life and now offers a wide range of inclusive, diverse and accessible facilities, activities and learning opportunities. The centre provides a fantastic mix of physical and academic activities including: Archery, Air Rifle shooting, Assault Courses, Climbing, Horse Riding, Initiative Testing, Holiday Activities, and Team Building.

Frogmore Leisure CentreYateleyLeisure Centre
Frogmore Leisure Centre provides a friendly modern atmosphere for your leisure needs. We have a wide range of services that we can offer both in health and fitness along with facilities for social and business occasions.

Fun HouseBasingstokeAdventure Playground
Fun House indoor adventure playground and after school/holiday club. Ofsted registered. For children 0-12 years. Restaurant and 25ft slides etc.

Funland Amusement ParkHayling IslandAmusement Park
Real seaside fun for all the family. Funlands Amusement Park is situated right next to the Blue Flag Beach. Indoor and Outdoor attractions including Log Flume, Pirate Ship and Karting.

Furzey GardensLyndhurstGarden
Set in the heart of The New Forest at Minstead in Hampshire this delightful, informal garden was established in 1922 and is renowned for its all year round beauty. The Garden contains an extensive collection of rare and beautiful plants from around the world.

Galleon MarineOdihamCanal Boat
Galleon Marine is a family run business situated on the beautiful Basingstoke Canal. From its base in the pretty village of Odiham, you can hire a traditional narrowboat for a short break or longer.

Gilbert White's House & The Oats MuseumAltonHistoric House and Garden
Historic house and garden, home of Gilbert White, author of 'The Natural History of Selborne'. Exhibition on Frank Oates, explorer and Capt Laurence Oates of Antarctic fame.

Go Ape! High Wire Forest AdventureNr FarehamAdventure Playground
Bring Out Your Inner Ape. Think you, your family and friends can handle 3 hours of tree top adventure? If the answer’s yes, you’re ready to Go Ape!

Gosport Ferry CruisesGosportBoat Trip - Cruise
A visit to Portsmouth is not complete without taking a leisurely sight-seeing cruise on board the Spirit of Portsmouth. We operate a range of cruises such as a visit to the beautiful Hamble River or the scenic Beaulieu River, it is the perfect way to spend the day. Cruises depart Gosport but cruise ticket-holders can get a free ferry transfer across from Portsmouth to join the cruise.

Gosport MuseumGosportMuseum
Showcases display fascinating objects together with old photographs, paintings, archive film and life-sized costumed figures. Geology Gallery and `Gosport Time Machine' journey back millions of years to discover Hampshire geology. Fantastic fossils of dinosaurs and sharks. `Hands-on' specimens and audio tape for visually impaired.

Goss and Crested China Centre and MuseumWaterloovilleMuseum
Large showroom containing the world's largest display of English heraldic porcelain. Books on subject available. Crested china bought and sold.

Grange Park OperaAlresfordOpera
Grange Park in Northington, near Winchester provides a magical setting for country house opera. From 31st May until 4th July. Box office opens 15th March.

Grayshott PotteryGrayshottCraft Workshop - Pottery
Grayshott Pottery nestles neatly between the village school and St Luke’s Church in Grayshott, a short drive from Haslemere and Farnham.

Great Hall, TheWinchesterCastle
Situated at the top of the High Street just to the left of The Westgate, The Great Hall and Sally Port are the only surviving parts of Winchester Castle.

Great Salterns Golf CoursePortsmouthGolf
This popular parkland course is 5620 yards and Par 69. It has an excellent shop and floodlit driving range. Click on the link at the bottom of the page for more information.

Gunwharf QuaysPortsmouth
Gunwharf Quays' spectacular waterfront location integrates the maritime heritage of Portsmouth with an unparalleled mix of 90 designer outlets, 30 cosmopolitan bars and restaurants and diverse leisure activities.

Gurkha Museum, TheWinchesterMuseum
The Gurkha Museum takes you on a journey of discovery through the history of Gurkhas in British service.

Harbour Lights Picture HouseSouthamptonCinema
This is the stunning art house cinema ,overlooking the Ocean Village Marina, which shows independent and European films. Relax at the café bar before your show .

Hart Leisure CentreFleetLeisure Centre
Hart Leisure Centre offers a diverse range of activities suitable for all ages. It has a 25 metre swimming pool, multi station gym, dance and aerobics studios, two multipurpose sports halls, six squash courts, function suite and a crèche.

Havant MuseumHavantMuseum
Community museum telling the local story using a variety of medias. Firearms collection, clocks and watches. Programme of special exhibitions.

Hawk Conservancy TrustWeyhillBird of Prey Centre - Falconry
The Hawk Conservancy Trust is a conservation charity and award winning visitor centre set in 22 acres of woodland and wildflower meadow, with over 150 birds of prey on display, from owls to eagles!

Hawthorn's Urban Wildlife CentreSouthamptonWildlife Centre
Very close to the city centre, The Hawthorns provides easy access to wildlife on Southampton Common. The display room in the Information Centre has live exhibits and a hands-on activity room.

Hayling Seaside RailwayHayling IslandSteam Railway
Enjoy a traditional day out at the English seaside whatever the weather with a delightful 2 mile return journey on a charming narrow gauge light railway.

Haymarket TheatreBasingstokeTheatre - Arts Centre
Reopened in autumn 2007 after significant refurbishment, including the creation of 'The Exchange' performance space in the lower bar area, The Haymarket is now under the management of the Anvil Trust. With a varied programme of theatre, drama and dance, there have never been more opportunities for great nights out in Basingstoke.

Highclere Castle and GardensHighclereCastle and Garden
Highclere Castle is a splendid example of early Victorian architecture built in 1838-42. Home of the Earl of Carnarvon. Unique display of Egyptian antiquities.

Hilsea LinesPortseaFortifications
Hilsea Lines brings together a unique combination of history, wildlife and public access. The History of the Lines reflects the development of Portsmouth as a military base. The first defences were constructed in 1544, during Henry VIII's reign, to protect Portsmouth from a inland attack. This was followed by various modifications until the present fortifications were completed in 1871. When completed the Lines extended for 2.5km along the whole northern boundary of Portsea Island. It consisted of bomb-proof casemates, linked by earthern ramparts, with a northern moat. Today much of this structure remains.

Hinton Ampner GardenBramdean, Nr AresfordGarden
The vision of one man, Hinton Ampner is best known for its magnificent garden with stunning views to the south. The elegant country house was remodelled by Ralph Dutton, the 8th and last Lord Sherborne, in 1960 after a devastating fire, and contains his collection of Georgian and Regency furniture, Italian pictures and objets d'art. The gardens were also laid out by Ralph Dutton and are widely acknowledged as a masterpiece of 20th-century design, mixing formal and informal planting, providing all year round interest.

Hiscock GalleryPortsmouthArt Gallery
We have the biggest selection of local art in Southsea! Plus a professional picture framing department, a fine art printing service and a fully stocked shop selling art and craft supplies.

Historic Environment CentreWinchesterMuseum
Winchester Museums headquarters, located in the Guildhall, above the Tourist Information Centre, is where some of the curators and staff are based. Access to collections of photographs, archaeology and historic sites and monuments record for the area and free finds identification service.

Historic Portsmouth Aerial Tours with Atlas Helicopters PortsmouthHelicopter Flights
If you have ever wanted to see Portsmouth from a totally unique perspective this is your chance! Atlas Helicopters have helicopter tours, departing from Daedalus Airfield.

Holbury Lane Trout FisheryRomseyFishing
Holbury Lakes Trout Fishery covers 40 acres of Test Valley countryside, and has been described as "the best-kept secret in Hampshire". It includes four lakes totalling 7.5 acres, each with its own character; it also has 700 yards of fishable banks of the River Dun, a tributary of the Test.

Holly Hill Woodland ParkSarisbury GreenPark
Holly Hill Woodland Park is an outstanding area which was formerly the gardens of Holly Hill Mansion. Owned by Fareham Borough Council it is spread over 70 acres of woodland, with more than 5 acres of lakes.

Holyrood ChurchSouthamptonChurch
After the medieval Holyrood Church was bombed in World War II it was decided to leave the ruins as a memorial to the men of the merchant navy who died in World War II. The church also contains the memorial to the crew members of Titanic.

Horizon BallooningBlacknestBallooning
Hot Air Champagne Balloon Flights in Hampshire

HorsePower - The Museum of The Kings Royal Hussars in WinchesterWinchesterMilitary Museum
Victorian and 20thC uniforms, paintings, medals, horse, 1914 dugout, photographs, silver, 3 armoured vehicles. The only cavalry museum in Central Southern England telling the story of the mounted soldier both on horse and in tanks.

Houghton Lodge Gardens & HydroponicumStockbridgeGarden
A haven of peace above the tranquil beauty of the River Test. Grade II* Gardens with fine trees surround an enchanting and unique example of an 18th Century “Cottage Orne”.

Hovercraft MuseumLee-on the-SolentNautical Museum
The Hovercraft Museum has a collection of approximately 60 hovercraft, ranging from single-seat to a cross-channel craft, an extensive archive and shop.

Hurst CastleMilford-on-SeaCastle
Hurst Castle provides a remote escape by the sea with plenty of things to do and see! Built by Henry VIII; one of the most advanced artillery fortresses in the England. The castle was used as a prison for eminent 17th-century captives, and later strengthened during the 19th and 20th centuries. It commands the narrow entrance to the Solent with glimpses of the Isle of Wight on clear days!

Intech Science & Discovery CentreWinchesterScience Museum
An All-weather family attraction with 90 interactive science exhibits. Holiday activities, monthly science shows, education service, birthday parties, venue hire.

Irving & Co. Brewery TourPortsmouthBrewery
Looking for a fun and informative night out, then why not arrange a brewery tour?

Itchen Valley Country ParkEastleighCountry Park
Itchen Valley Country Park is an unspoilt area of water meadows, ancient woodland and grazing pasture situated beside the River Itchen, between Eastleigh and Southampton.

Jane Austen's HouseChawtonHistoric House
A 17thC house where Jane Austen lived from 1809-1817, and wrote or revised her 6 great novels. Letters, pictures, memorabilia, garden with old-fashioned flowers.

John Hansard GallerySouthamptonArt Gallery
We are one of Britain's leading galleries of contemporary art and just 15 minutes from Southampton city centre. At the Gallery you can explore the work of today's most outstanding and innovative artists. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

Jungle JungleAndoverAdventure Playground
Jungle Jungle invites all young explorers to enjoy the challenges of the Amazon Trail. Divided into 3 areas our specially designed jungle playground means even the youngest can explore in a safe environment. An indoor adventure playgound and soft-play facility for children 11 years and under.

Keyhaven and Pennington Marshes Wildlife ReserveKeyhavenNature Reserve
The Hampshire Wildlife Trust's Reserve on the west Solent is situated between Hurst Shingle Spit in the west and Lymington River to the east.

King James`s and Landport GatesPortsmouthHistoric Building
Two ornamental gateways, once part of Portsmouth's defences. King James's Gate (of 1687) has been moved, but Landport Gate (1760), once the principal entrance to Portsmouth and possibly based on a design by Nicholas Hawksmoor, remains in its origional position.

King John's House & Heritage CentreRomseyHistoric Building
Three historic buildings on one site: Medieval King John's House, containing 14thC graffiti and rare bone floor, Tudor Cottage complete with traditional tearoom and Victorian Heritage Centre with recreated shop and parlour. Beautiful period gardens, special events/exhibitions and children's activities. Gift shop and Tourist Information Centre.

Kings TheatreSouthseaTheatre - Arts Centre
Edwardian theatre in the heart of Southsea offering a year-round programme of entertainment.

Krazy KavesSouthseaActivity Centre
Indoor activity centre for children up to the age of 12. features include slides, soft play equipment and a good place to take kids for children's parties.

Lakeside Country ParkEastleighCountry Park
Sixty acres of lakes, meadow and young woodland situated between Eastleigh and Southampton with easy access.

Langstone HarbourHavantCoast
The Harbour is a haven for charter fishing boats and commercial fishermen. Recreational activities such as yachting, dinghy sailing, motor cruising, wind-surfing, water skiing (under license), jet skiing (with a permit) and canoeing are all well established.

Lavender FieldsAltonFarm Park
Welcome to Lavender Fields at Hartley Park Farm in the heart of the Hampshire countryside. Enjoy a stroll through the fields; listen to a talk on lavender; take a tractor ride or just soak up the atmosphere and indulge in a traditional jersey cream tea in the farmhouse garden.

Lepe Country ParkLepeCountry Park
Over a mile of beach and pine fringed cliffs with stunning views across the Solent. Historic D-Day remains, wildflower meadows and children's play area - something for all the family to enjoy.

Liberty's Owl Raptor & Reptile CentreRingwoodBird of Prey Centre - Falconry
Liberty's is home to a large collection of birds of prey and reptiles. Observe the birds flying free and reptiles up close in various spectacular displays throughout the day.

Longdown Activity FarmAshurstFarm
Longdown Activity Farm is perfect for a family day out - there really is something for everyone. As always, the emphasis is on "hands-on activities" for all ages, and the daily timetable includes bottle-feeding goat kids and calves, meeting the pigs and of course plenty of opportunity to handle small animals such as baby rabbits and guinea pigs.

Longstock Park Water GardenStockbridgeGarden
The seven acres of garden includes two and a half acres of lakes, which are fed by the River Test so the water remains very clear, the maze of interconnecting islands and woodland glades combine to create a different vista at every turn. It is the perfect environment to cultivate a diversity of water-loving plants and there are over 40 different types of water lily alone. All this creates a garden that attracts visitors from all over the world.

Lower Test Wildlife ReserveTottonNature Reserve
A wildlife reserve with a variety of wetland habitats rich in wildlife, especially over-wintering birds. There is one easy access hide and two screened areas accessed via boardwalk. A further series of boardwalks within the reserve enable access to other parts of the site.

Manor Farm Country ParkBursledonCountry Park
Scenic area of ancient woodland and farmland beside the upper reaches of Hamble River. Stroll along pathways or go for long country walks. At low tide watch a variety of water-loving birds as they search for food in the salt marsh creeks. Enjoy a picnic or book a family barbecue in one of the two picnic areas that include children's play furniture and plenty of space for ball games.

Manor Farm MuseumBursledonFarm Museum
Traditional Hampshire farmstead - range of buildings, farm animals, machinery and equipment, pre-1950's farmhouse and 13thC church set for 1900 - living-history site.

Marwell Zoological ParkColden CommonZoo
A visit to Marwell Wildlife is a chance to get close to the wonders of the natural world – and play a big part in helping to save them. From ring-tailed coatis to red-eyed tree frogs, laughing kookaburra to frilled lizards, giraffe-nosed catfishes to bat-eared foxes – our 140-acre park is home to over 250 exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings.

Mayflower Theatre, TheSouthamptonTheatre - Arts Centre
The Mayflower Theatre Southampton is the south's premier theatre and offers you magical evenings with the most spectacular touring musicals, many direct from the West End.

Medieval Merchant`s HouseSouthamptonHistoric Building
The Medieval Merchants House is tucked away within walking distance from the busy city centre. Escape from the city life and take in the history of Southampton’s “old town”. John Fortin, a merchant who traded with Bordeaux, started building this house c. 1290. A residence and place of business, it stood on one of the busiest streets in medieval Southampton. Now restored to its mid-14th-century appearance by the removal of later additions, it is equipped with replica period furnishings. It stands near the medieval town wall, built to defend Southampton against seaborne attacks.

Meon Valley VineyardSwanmoreVineyard
During opening hours visitors can individually follow a vineyard trail and enjoy a taste of wine. Picnic area. Group visits have guided tours of vineyard and winery, with tasting of at least 3 wines.

Mid Hants Railway - Watercress LineAlresfordSteam Railway
Experience ‘More than just a Train Ride’ at the Mid Hants Railway ‘Watercress Line'. Travel by Steam or Heritage Diesel train through 10 miles of beautiful Hampshire countryside between Alresford and Alton stations.

Milestones - Hampshire's Living History MuseumBasingstokeMuseum
The museum is suitable for all ages, with plenty to keep the whole family occupied. Younger visitors can explore the museum's specially-created Post Office and explore the museum through a range of I-Spy trails.

Motor Yacht SeafinHambleBoat Trip - Cruise
Welcome to the motor yacht Seafin. Your own private floating paradise on the England's South Coast and perhaps one of the most enjoyed charter boats on the Solent. When on Seafin you dictate the pace and the mood as life onboard is all about you, your friends, family, colleagues or clients having a good time.

Mottisfont Abbey Garden, House & EstateMottisfont, Nr RomseyGarden
At the heart of this tranquil rural estate is Mottisfont Abbey, set in glorious grounds alongside the fast-flowing River Test. There are many layers of history for the visitor to explore, including the Gothic remains of the original 13th-century Augustinian priory. In the mid 20th century the final private owner, society hostess and patron of the arts Maud Russell, used the Abbey as a base for her racy and intriguing life. The River Test is one of the finest chalk steams in the world and the walled gardens house the National Collection of old-fashioned roses.

Museum of ArchaeologySouthamptonMuseum
At God's House Tower you can see one of the top ten Archaeological Collections in Britain. The museum displays objects excavated from Roman, Saxon and Medieval Southampton.

Museum of Army ChaplaincyAmportMuseum
The Museum of the Royal Army Chaplains' Department reopened in its new location at Amport House in September 2001, after being in storage for over five years. Previously located at Bagshot Park, the home of Army Chaplains' since 1946.

Museum of Army FlyingMiddle WallopAviation Museum
Historic military kites, gliders, aeroplanes and helicopters with dioramas and displays all celebrating over 100 years of heroic flying achievement by “soldiers in the air”.

Museum of the Adjutant General's Corps WinchesterMilitary Museum
The history of military policing and corrective training, pay and administration, education and law and of women in the Army.

National History MuseumPortsmouthMuseum
Have a look for the heron stalking its prey and the brent geese coming into land after their 3000 km flight from the arctic. You can also learn about Portsmouth's geology and take a look at the Victorian Museum exhibition.

National Motor MuseumBeaulieuTransport Museum
Beaulieu featuring the world famous National Motor Museum, Palace House home of the Montagu family and Abbey Ruins containing an exhibition of monastic life.

Netley AbbeyNetleyCathedral - Abbey
The most complete surviving Cistercian monastery in southern England, with almost all the walls of its 13th-century church still standing, along with many monastic buildings. After the Dissolution, the buildings were converted into the mansion house of Sir William Paulet. Even in ruins, the abbey continued to be influential, inspiring Romantic writers and poets.

New Forest CentreLyndhurstMuseum
The New Forest Centre is an essential part of your visit to the Forest. Set in the heart of the National Park in Lyndhurst, you'll find a fascinating Museum, Visitor Information Centre, Gift Shop, Library, Exhibition Gallery and friendly staff to answer all your questions about the New Forest and how to best enjoy it.

New Forest CiderBurleyCider Farm
Sample traditional farmhouse cider and perry straight from the barrel while watching a slide show showing how cider is made. Open weekend in October.

New Forest Contemporary ArtLyndhurstArt Gallery
Impressive and varied collections of high quality original art by some of the areas most talented contemporary artists.

New Forest Reptile CentreLyndhurstReptile Centre
Visit the New Forest Reptile Centre for a fascinating day out. Specially designed pens give you the best chance of seeing all of our native reptiles and amphibians such as adders, toads and sand lizards which are difficult to see in the wild.

New Theatre RoyalPortsmouthTheatre - Arts Centre
Welcome to the New Theatre Royal. Portsmouth's friendliest arts venue in the heart of the city, bringing you cutting edge dance, theatre, drama, music, children's shows and comedy.

Northington GrangeNorthingtonHouse Ruin
Magnificent 18thC neoclassical country house. A romantic ruin for exterior viewing only.

Nuffield TheatreSouthamptonTheatre - Arts Centre
Southampton’s only professional producing theatre, creating and staging world class theatre. Also hosts the finest touring companies, top stand up comedians and enchanting children’s theatre.

Oakleaf Brewing CompanyGosportBrewery
Come and see Gosport's only working brewery and sample some of our award-winning ales including Hole Hearted, the champion beer of Hampshire in 2002,2003 and 2005.

Odiham CastleOdihamCastle
Very little is left of Odiham Castle, just some earthworks and the rubble fill of part of an octagonal keep, but the pleasant walk along the Basingstoke Canal makes it worth a visit. It was built by King John between 1207-14, and was said to be one of his favourite castles. It was from this castle that he set out to Runnymede to sign the Magna Carta.

Old Thorns Manor Hotel Championship Golf CourseLiphookGolf
Old Thorns magnificent championship golf course ranges across the rolling hills of the Hampshire countryside and offers fantastic views at every turn.

Pamber Forest Wildlife ReserveTadleyNature Reserve
An ancient woodland with heath and wood pasture rich in butterflies and birds. The extensive network of paths throughout the reserve ensure that you can explore the woodland, heathland and stream valleys thoroughly.

Park Golf Couse, TheWinchesterGolf
Mature parkland 9 hole course in the outstanding beauty of the Itchen Valley.

Paultons ParkOwerTheme Park
Paultons Park is the theme park for families which has more than 50 wonderful rides and attractions included in the admission price.

Petersfield MuseumPetersfieldMuseum
The museum holds an extensive collection of objects, maps, photographs and archival material on the local history of Petersfield and the surrounding area.

Phoenix Theatre & Arts CentreBordonTheatre - Arts Centre
Two seasons of professional performances over 30 weeks per year. Also Outreach work, education projects, children’s workshops and Adult Learning programme for people with disabilities.

Pilgrim's HallWinchesterHistoric Building
Medieval hall with 13thC hammer-beam roof.

PlayzonePortsmouthAdventure Playground
Indoor adventure playground with huge slides, ropes, nets,plus Laser Zone and private hire from 19:30. Also Toddler Zone designed for the 4s and under.

Point, TheEastleighTheatre - Arts Centre
The Point presents a year-round programme of theatre, film, dance, comedy, light entertainment and contemporary performance.

Portchester CastlePorchesterCastle
Looking for a fun family day out? Visit Portchester Castle in Hampshire, South East England. It provides the perfect setting for a relaxed, fun, historic day out! The castle’s commanding location has made it a major factor in the Solent's defences for hundreds of years. The most impressive and best-preserved of the Roman 'Saxon Shore' forts, Portchester Castle was originally built in the late 3rd century. An exhibition in the keep interprets the history of the castle and Portchester village, and displays finds excavated on site. The inclusive audio tour explains life in the castle over the centuries.

Portsmouth City Museum & Records OfficePortsmouthMuseum
The City Museum is the Museum of and for the people of Portsmouth. Home of the exciting ‘A Study in Sherlock: Uncovering The Arthur Conan Doyle Collection’ exhibition. The Museum is also home to Portsmouth Records Office.

Portsmouth FC Stadium TourPortsmouthFootball
Fratton Park is one of the oldest grounds in the football league and the home of the great Portsmouth FC. You can now follow in the footsteps of your Pompey heroes by taking the Fratton Park Stadium Tour. Take an exclusive look behind the scenes, soaking up the famous Pompey atmosphere as you go.

Portsmouth Golf CentrePortsmouthGolf
This testing hilltop course is 6139 yards and Par 69. Available for pay and play, with visitors welcome.

Portsmouth GuildhallPortsmouthTheatre
Portsmouth Guildhall - steeped in tradition and history - stages hundreds of live shows each year together with conferences, banquets, weddings, parties and everything in between.

Portsmouth Harbour Waterbus PortsmouthBoat Trip - Cruise
The Portsmouth Harbour Waterbus is the first to link the four major attractions of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Explosion!, Royal Navy Submarine Museum and Gunwharf Quays.

Portsmouth Historic DockyardPortsmouthHistoric Dockyard
You will take an unbelievably 'real' journey through time and come face to face with fascinating artefacts and historic ships that helped shape British history. With six landmark attractions, there really is something for everyone. Discover more about Admiral Lord Nelson, Henry VIII, World War Veterans and Portsmouth Dockyard workers. Learn about life on board three of the world's most famous warships ever built, HMS Victory, HMS Warrior 1860 and the Mary Rose.

Portsmouth Outdoor CentrePortsmouthWatersports Centre
The Centre provides courses in Sailing, Yachting, Powerboating, Windsurfing, Canoeing and Kayaking. The Centre is fully accessible to clients who have physical disabilities, including those who use wheelchairs.

Princes HallAldershotTheatre
The Princes Hall is a multi purpose entertainment centre located in the heart of Aldershot.

Queen Anne Cottage StudioAndoverArt Course
Various residential art courses are run at Queen Anne Cottage by Clarissa Russell in her own studio.

Queen Eleanors' GardenWinchesterGarden
Situated just outside the south door of The Great Hall is a recreation of a medieval herbarium named after Queen Eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III, and her daughterin-law Queen Eleanor of Castile, wife of Edward I. It was opened by Her Majesty The Queen Mother in 1986 as part of the Domesday celebrations. Turf seats and bay hedges surround a herb garden and features include a fountain, camomile lawn, tunnel arbour and stone seats – so one can sit and admire!

Queen Elizabeth Country ParkPetersfieldCountry Park
Fourteen hundred acres of downland and woodlands situated in south east Hampshire. Waymarked trails. Programme of events and activities. Visitor Centre, shop and cafe.

Race Centre, TheChandlers FordMotor Sports
Virtual F1 experiences at the F1 Race Centre for groups and individuals.

Ringwood Town & Country ExperienceRingwoodMuseum
A real treat for all the family! - Local smugglers display - Stroll into Olde shops - See a replica of the old Ringwood railway platform - See our RAF display and vintage cars

River Park Leisure Centre WinchesterLeisure Centre
River Park Leisure Centre is a modern, well appointed leisure complex, offering an excellent range of facilities and activities for people of all ages.

Rock GardensSouthseaCoast
Very attractive, sheltered gardens close to the seafront with a wide variety of interesting plants, waterfall and pools.

Rockbourne Roman VillaFordingbridgeRoman Remains
Walk around the remains of the villa and visit the site museum which displays many of the fascinating objects found on the site and shows what life was like for the Roman Britons who lived here over 1600 years ago.

Romsey AbbeyRomseyCathedral - Abbey
This fine Norman and early-English abbey has Saxon foundations and roods. It houses the tomb of Earl Mountbatten of Burma and is an active parish church, with fine choral tradition.

Romsey Heritage & Visitor Centre RomseyMuseum
This exciting complex combines the history of medieval King John's House and Tudor Cottage with the heritage of this ancient market town displayed in the adjoining old Victorian shop with a recreated parlour, street scene and gun shop.

Romsey Signal Box RomseyRailway
Romsey signal box restored to working order, with piece of track and operational signals. Canal alongside. Other artefacts and items of interest.

Round Table, TheWinchesterHistoric Building
The Great Hall is home to the legendary Arthurian Round Table, which has hung there since 1348.

Royal Armouries - Fort NelsonFarehamFort
Fort Nelson s a superbly restored Victorian fort overlooking Portsmouth Harbour. It is home to the Royal Armouries national artillery collection with over 350 historic guns on display.

Royal Garrison ChurchPortsmouthChurch - Chapel
Royal Garrison Church was constructed c. 1212 as part of a hospital complex. Although the nave was badly damaged in a 1941 fire-bomb raid on Portsmouth, the chancel remains roofed and furnished.

Royal Green Jackets MuseumWinchesterMuseum
Displays of campaigns over five continents, including a magnificent diorama of the Battle of Waterloo.

Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum & Memorial GardenWinchesterMuseum
The story of the County Regiment of Hampshire, its Regular, Militia and Volunteers from 1702.

Royal Marines MuseumPortsmouthMilitary Museum
At the Museum you can discover the exciting story of the Royal Marines brought to life with dramatic and interactive displays.

Royal Navy Submarine MuseumGosportMilitary Museum
Dive into the past and the future and explore the challenges of the deep! Discover all about submarines and the men who fought in them. A story of remarkable bravery, exciting adventures - understanding the science and dangers of the sea.

Royal Victoria Country ParkNetleyCountry Park
Once the site of one of the largest Victorian military hospital. Royal Victoria Country Park is set in parkland overlooking Southampton Water.

Royal Victoria RailwayNetleySteam Railway
Steam railway within 270-acre park with approximately 1 mile of running track. Six steam locos, 3 diesel locos. Playground, tearooms and toilets nearby.

Roydon Wood Wildlife ReserveBrockenhurstNature Reserve
Roydon Woods is situated within the New Forest National Park. It is part of the New Forest Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and a Site of Specific Scientific Interest (SSSI) and covers 950 acres. The combination of a wide range of woodlands and associated plant communities gives rise to a rich diversity of plant and animal species, making Roydon Woods an exciting place to visit.

Sammy Miller Motor Cycle MuseumNew MiltonTransport Museum
Sammy Miller Motor Cycle Museum is situated around wonderful farmland in a courtyard complex and houses over 350 rare and classic motorcycles, many being the only remaining examples in the world, displayed in four galleries.

Sandford Springs Golf Club TadleyGolf
Sandford Springs is a visual and golfing delight to savour - its unique 27 holes layout ensures a varied challenge amid enviable geography distinct and memorable.

Sandham Memonal Chapel Burghclere, Nr NewburyChurch - Chapel
Modest red-brick building housing an unexpected treasure – an outstanding series of large-scale paintings by acclaimed artist Stanley Spencer. Inspired by his experiences as a First World War medical orderly and soldier, and peppered with personal and unexpected details, these paintings are considered to be among his finest achievements.

Sea Fox Charters PortsmouthAnglers
Sea Fox is a Portsmouth based charter boat for small groups of anglers who wish to enjoy a more personal approach. Tuition is freely given and all your bait and tackle requirements can be taken care of by the skipper.

Sea JuicerPortsmouthAnglers
Chartering from Portsmouth, sea-juicer is available for full day, half day or evening fishing trips, & caters for all types of anglers from total beginers to the most experienced.

Selborne PotterySelbornePottery
Hand thrown and decorated domestic stoneware with rich cobalt-blue and copper-red glazes, some with the addition of gold and precious lustres.

Setley Ridge VineyardBrockenhurstVineyard
Alongside our own wines we have many New Forest Marque products, cakes, scones, cheese, meat, eggs, jams and chutneys together with local beer, cider, chocolate and our frozen ready meals.

Silchester Roman City Walls and AmphitheatreSilchesterRoman Remains
Originally a tribal centre of the Iron Age Atrebates, Silchester became the large and important Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum. Unlike most Roman towns, it was never re-occupied or built over after its abandonment in the 5th century, so archaeological investigations give an unusually complete picture of its development.

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens  AmpfieldGarden
Discover beauty and inspiration through landscaped features, woodlands and walkways at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens. Open all year, the Gardens display stunning seasonal variation and include 12 National Plant Collections, Gurkha Memorial Garden, 200 metre long summer flowering border, pond area, Bog Garden, the largest Winter Garden of its kind in Europe, and Children’s Education Garden.

Solent SkySouthamptonAir Museum
Display of aircraft, engines, models and artefacts including the Spitfire, Sandringham flying boat and the AVRO 504J replica, Schneider Trophy aircraft and SRA1 flying boat.

Southampton City Art GallerySouthamptonArt Gallery
Major collection of British and European paintings from the 14th to 20thC with emphasis on 20thC British art.

Southampton Maritime MuseumSouthamptonMaritime Museum
Museum housed in a medieval building with timber roof, originally used to store wool. Exhibitions on Southampton port with ship models including ocean liners. A permanent exhibition on the RMS Titanic and it's connection with Southampton.

Southampton Museum of ArchaeologySouthamptonMuseum
Welcome to Southampton's museum of archaeology. The museum displays artefacts from prehistoric, Roman, Saxon and Medieval Southampton. It also has objects from outside Southampton, including some from ancient Egypt. God's House Tower itself is a fascinating historic building.

Southsea CastlePortsmouthCastle
Built in 1544, the Castle was part of a series of fortifications constructed by Henry VIII around England's coasts to protect the country from invaders.

Southsea CommonSouthseaCountryside
The area is adjacent to the popular seafront promenade and beach, which is ideal for kite flying, picnics and informal ball games. Facilities also include a children's play area, splash pool, beach volleyball courts, tennis, pitch and putt and a skate park.

Southsea MarinaSouthseaCoast
Southsea Marina sits on the threshold of the Solent - its relaxed and friendly atmosphere a sanctuary for yachtsmen to escape the crowds. It is a hideaway from the busy cruising grounds of the Solent.

Southsea Model Village SouthseaModel Village - Town - Railway
A 1/12th scale model village. Forty miniature buildings, houses, forts and castles.`G' scale garden railway.

Southsea Tennis CourtSouthseaTennis
Southsea Tennis Club is a friendly tennis club for all standards of play and for all ages.

Southwick Brewhouse SouthwickBrewery
The Brewhouse stocks 200 real ales, cider and beers in the perfect setting - a Victorian brewery. A free tasting and tour is always available.

Spinnaker Tower PortsmouthTower
The Spinnaker Tower is a new national icon. It is a striking viewing tower on the south coast offering the public spectacular views from 3 platforms.

Spinners GardenBoldreGarden
Spinners is a peaceful garden overlooking Lymington River valley. Its two acres are a paradise to explore, much of the garden in light woodland, with good collections of hydrangeas, acers, hostas, rodgersias and ferns. There is something for everyone to discover and enjoy.

Spring Arts and Heritage Centre HavantTheatre - Arts Centre
Havant Art Centre has a broad programme of entertainment including theatre shows, music, comedy nights, films, dance events, exhibitions and workshops.

St Andrew's ChurchSouthamptonChurch
Built over 900 years ago, the church contains fine examples of Norman architecture plus 2 modern tapestries made by the people of Hamble. New, modern stained-glass window.

St Barbe Museum & Art GalleryLymingtonMuseum
St Barbe Museum's colourful and interactive displays tell the story of the New Forest Coast. The art galleries show some of the best exhibitions in the South featuring art of international importance.

St Catherine's Hill Wildlife ReserveWinchesterNature Reserve
A 58 hectare flower-rich chalk grassland with an abundance of wild flowers and butterflies. This is a great place to enjoy wildlife, ancient monuments and the most spectacular views over Winchester, the Itchen Valley and the surrounding countryside. St Catherine’s Hill is a fabulous place to enjoy a summer walk and picnic.

St Cross Hospital & Almshouse of Noble Poverty WinchesterHistoric Building
In a serene and picturesque setting by the Water Meadows, St Cross Hospital is a beautiful group of Grade I listed buildings dating from 1132.

St Johns Roman Catholic Cathedral PortsmouthCathedral
Victorian church, with wooden vaulted ceiling. Restored in 2002. Awarded best restored building in Portsmouth. A striking sculpture by Philip Jackson’s of St John the Evangelist stands at the front of the Cathedral.

St Michael's Abbey, Farnborough FarnboroughAbbey
Saint Michael’s Abbey, Farnborough, is a contemplative monastery of monks of the Benedictine Order. The Abbey hosts many visitors throughout the year ranging from day visits from the general public or local schools, to personal and organised retreats over a longer period of time.

Stanstead ParkRowlands CastleHistoric House and Garden
Stansted Park stands in 1800 acres of ancient beech forest on the borders of Hampshire and Sussex, overlooking the coast. In 1983 the 10th Earl of Bessborough gave Stansted Park, the arboretum, his family home and its beautiful contents to the public. The historic house and grounds are now also a spectacular venue for weddings and prestige corporate events all year round The Grounds are open all year, but the House from Easter-September Stansted Forest is enjoyed by thousands of visitors each year and managed to conserve wildlife habitats.

Station TheatreHayling IslandTheatre
The HIADS Station Theatre is an indiviual local theatre that puts on shows, feature films and plays.

Stoneham Golf ClubBassett, SouthamptonGolf
The course at Stoneham is laid out over a beautiful undulating landscape which is a combination of heathland and parkland. Vistors are welcomed to Stoneham Golf Club. Visitors are regarded as members for the day.

Stratfield Saye HouseStratfield SayeHistoric House
Home of the Dukes of Wellington since 1817. Unique collection of paintings, furniture and personal effects of the Great Duke, including his magnificent funeral carriage, military regalia and campaign trophies.

Surrey and Hants Canal Cruises Ltd OdihamBoat Trip - Cruise
The 50 seat ‘John Pickerton’ narrow boat is available for private charter and public cruising on the beautiful Basingstoke Canal at Odiham from April to October.

Swanwick Nature Reserve SouthamptonNature Reserve
Nature reserve formed out of former clay quarry. Seventy acres including lakes, woodland and a variety of walks. Study centre.

Synergy Sailing PortsmouthBoat Trip - Cruise
Sail with us from Gunwharf Quays to explore Portsmouth Harbour with its many interesting sights, and enjoy the fabulous sailing and numerous ports and marinas that the Solent has to offer.

Team-Sport Indoor Karting Andover AndoverKarting
A 450m indoor karting centre featuring a flyover. Karting facilities available for adults and children over 8 years.

Team-Sport Indoor Karting Gosport GosportKarting
A 450m indoor karting centre featuring a flyover. Karting facilities available for adults and children over 8 years.

Team-Sport Indoor Karting Southampton SouthamptonKarting
A 450m indoor karting centre featuring a flyover. Karting facilities available for adults and children over 8 years.

Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve SouthamptonNature Reserve
The reserve is an assortment of grassland, wet woodland, hedgerow and lake environments.

The LightsAndoverTheatre - Arts Centre
The Lights, Andover's new professional arts and entertainment venue is rapidly becoming the hub of creative activity for Andover and the north west of Hampshire.

The RapidsRomseySwimming
Experience a world of water fun and adventure. An all-year-round tropical water wonderland. Ride the Rapids. A swirling canal of foaming water. Zoom the flume high above the pools. Relax in the spa pool. A huge, warm bubbling jacuzzi.

Thruxton Motor Racing CircuitThruxtonMotor Sports
Thruxton is one of the fastest circuits and one which has hosted events as varied as World Endurance motorcycles, European F2 cars and trucks. The demands of the circuit range from the long, fast straights and flowing corners to tight, demanding Complex and Chicane sections.

Titchfield AbbeyFarehamHistoric House
The ruins of a 13th century Premonstratensian abbey, later converted into a Tudor mansion. The church was rebuilt as a grand turreted gatehouse. Information panels tell the story of the monastery and its conversion into a mansion.

Titchfield Haven National Nature ReserveFarehamNature Reserve
Wetland nature reserve with varied habitats including river, marshland and scrapes. Excellent birdwatching with easy access to the viewing hides. Good views of other wildlife.

Totton & Eling Heritage CentreTottonHeritage Centre
A walk through living history of Totton and Eling from the Stone Age to World War II. Temporary exhibition and Heritage Centre.

Town Wall and Historic Old Town Southampton
It is possible to walk along the top of parts of these medieval walls, and there are extensive pedestrianised areas with information boards. Public art installations hint at some of the stories in the Old Town's history.

Tudor House Museum and Garden SouthamptonHistoric House and Garden
Open only for special heritage guided tours.

Turner Sims Concert HallSouthamptonTheatre - Arts Centre
Take your pick from some of the finest jazz, classical, folk and world music artists performing today at this comfortable, intimate concert hall.

Twyford Waterworks WinchesterWaterworks
Visit this Edwardian pumping station and find out how water was - and still is - extracted from deep in the chalk downland. An experience for all the family.

Vale Farm Fisheries LongparishFishing
Set in the quiet of the Test Valley, Vale Farm Fisheries offer exciting fishing in a scenic setting. 2 Coarse fishing lakes 1 trout lake Trout are catch and take. Coarse ones have carp to over 20lb,Tench, Rudd and Bream. Day Tickets Only

Vyne, TheSherborne St John, BasingstokeHistoric House
Originally built as a great Tudor 'power house', The Vyne was visited by King Henry VIII on at least three occasions and later became a family home, cherished by the Chute family for more than 350 years. Dramatic improvements and changes over the centuries have made The Vyne a fascinating microcosm of changing fads and fashions. The house is filled with an eclectic mix of fine furniture, portraits, textiles and sculpture. The attractive gardens and grounds feature an ornamental lake, delightful woodlands and flourishing wetlands, a haven for wildlife and water fowl which can be observed from the bird hide.

Walled Garden BasingstokeBasingstokeGarden
The Walled Garden is a delightful ‘secret’ garden dating back to the 1800’s, when it once served as a kitchen garden to Down Grange House. Today Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council own, operate and maintain the Basingstoke Walled Garden as a public garden and wildlife area. Original features however still remain such as the formal yew hedges, the croquet lawn and gothic gates.

Wedgewood Rooms, ThePortsmouthMusic Venue
The Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth is a well established live music venue, playing host to many national and international live acts in the worlds of music and comedy.

West End CentreAldershotTheatre - Arts Centre
Aldershot's West End Centre is a friendly, intimate venue with something for everyone. Top class blues, folk, rock, dance and world music, cutting edge theatre, excellent comedy, stimulating art exhibitions, plus classes and workshops in pottery, art, movement, literature and crafts for adults, young people and children, all at affordable prices.

West End Local History Museum and Heritage CentreSouthamptonMuseum
Local history museum open every Saturday. Famous local people and places. Local Titanic connections. Extensive archive. Artefacts and displays. Local history publications and so much more.

West Green House GardenWest Green, Hartley WintneyGarden
A delightful series of walled gardens surrounds the charming 18th-century house.

Westbury Manor MuseumFarehamMuseum
An elegant 18thC building with a Victorian-style public garden at the rear. Displays tell the story of Fareham, using models, graphics and objects with a varied temporary exhibition gallery.

Westgate MuseumWinchesterMuseum
Fortified medieval gateway. A debtors' prison for 150 years, with walls covered in prisoners' graffiti.

Whitchurch Silk Mill WhitchurchMill
Picturesque watermill making silk since 1825. Now a working museum keeping alive silk weaving skills on machinery which used to produce silk for Burberry raincoats and legal gowns. Varied programme of temporary exhibitions

Wickham VineyardShedfieldVineyard
A leading Hampshire winery and vineyard producing a wide range of award-winning wines. Open daily – tours, gift shop.

Willis MuseumBasingstokeMuseum
Discover Basingstoke and Deane's past, from the rich archaeological heritage beneath our feet right up to the modern day.

Wimbledon Park Sports Centre PortsmouthSports Centre
Facilities: 5 Court Badminton Sportshall, Fitness Gym. Activities available: Badminton, Basketball, Table Tennis, 5-a-side Football, Over 50's Club, Tumble Tots, Gym Tots

Winchester CathedralWinchesterCathedral - Abbey
Now over 900 years old, a priceless jewel in a scarcely less precious setting. See the tombs of Jane Austen and Izaak Walton, the Chantry Chapels and hear how the diver saved the Cathedral in 1906.

Winchester City MillWinchesterMill
The City Mill is a rare surviving example of an urban working corn mill, powered by the fast-flowing River Itchen, which can be seen passing under the mill, thrilling our visitors. Rebuilt in 1743 on a medieval mill site, it remained in use until the early 20th century. The National Trust recently undertook an ambitious restoration project, and the mill resumed grinding flour in March 2004. With hands-on activities for families and audio-visual displays about milling and the rich wildlife in the area, the City Mill is a lively and informative place for all ages to enjoy.

Winchester Discovery CentreWinchesterDiscovery Centre
Take time to visit Winchester Discovery Centre and enjoy the diverse programme of exhibitions at The Gallery. Uncover local history and culture at City Space museum, relax in the café or make use of our free internet access, including free WiFi. We also offer a programme of theatre, dance, music and talks, plus activities for children. Discover a new generation of libraries.

Winchester Guided ToursWinchesterWalk
A guided tour with a Winchester official tourist guide is an excellent way to discover Winchester. Tours leave the Tourist Information Centre where tickets may be purchased on the day.

Winnall Moors Wildlife Reserve WinchesterNature Reserve
Reed beds and former water meadows along the River Itchen, a short walk from the city centre. The southern part of Winnall Moors is open access, however the north requires a permit.

Wolvesey Castle (Old Bishop`s Palace)WinchesterHistoric Building
Wolvesey has been an important residence of the wealthy and powerful Bishops of Winchester since Anglo-Saxon times. Standing next to Winchester Cathedral, the extensive surviving ruins of the palace date largely from the 12th-century work of Bishop Henry of Blois. The last great occasion here was on 25 July 1554, when Queen Mary and Philip of Spain held their wedding breakfast in the East Hall.

Yateley Common Country ParkYateleyCountry Park
With heathland, woodland and ponds, Yateley Common offers a variety of experiences to visitors. Once infamous for highwaymen and smugglers, today’s attraction is unspoilt heathland and natural history.


 
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