19 Dec Visit Hampshire County today!

England’s Hampshire County is a charming mixture of verdant rolling hills, quaint villages, and ancient heritage. From a rich cultural heritage to its stunningly beautiful coastline and world-class beaches, there is always something lovely to see in Hampshire. But what is there to do?

The truth is, there is no shortage of things to do indoors in Hampshire, regardless of where your interests lie. Just one hour’s drive from the London city centre, Hampshire has the unique benefit of being close enough to all that London has to offer while being far enough away to offer a respite from the busy city life when you need it.

As already stated, if your vacation priorities include basking in the sun on a beautiful beach, you can certainly do that in Hampshire. The lovely countryside in this area is the perfect setting for a variety of outdoor activities, offering the perfect place to go for a stroll, to take photos, or to have the perfect English picnic. If you are looking for something more active, there are also lots of opportunities in Hampshire for active pursuits as well, such as cycling and horseback riding.

Opportunities for family fun abound in Hampshire. Whether your family is looking for outdoor activities, science activities, or anything in between, there is something for the whole family to enjoy in Hampshire. Kids can learn about animals at many of the region’s animal attractions, or have a fun seaside day at one of the area’s many beautiful sandy beaches. For something with a bit more of an adrenaline rush, Hampshire offers many opportunities to indulge one’s adventurous side, such as ziplining, indoor sky diving, and more.

If museums and history are more your thing, don’t worry. There’s lots to see and do in that category in Hampshire, too. Kids can get up close with a real-life historic ship, and even visit Winchester Castle, home of Europe’s longest nave. They can even explore ruins or board a full-size, operational steam train! And what would a kid’s day out be without a trip to a theme park? The country’s biggest roller coasters are located in Hampshire, and if your kiddos are into that famous pig, Peppa, they can visit Paultons Park the famous home of Peppa Pig World! Whether your kids are young or old, there’s something fun to do in Hampshire.

Hampshire is the perfect mix of being close enough to all that London has to offer while being remote enough to offer rest, respite, and relaxation for the whole family. But Hampshire isn’t all about laying about on beautiful beaches; there’s lots of opportunity for fun, action, and adventure, too! And if you’re not travelling with kids, there are lots of activities and attractions designed to appeal to adults, too! Hampshire is a beautiful place to visit, whether you’re on your honeymoon or on a vacation with your whole family.

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Victoria Brewood
victoria@pommietravels.com

Hi I'm Victoria, a British girl from Manchester. After graduating from university I decided there was more to life than the hours between 9 and 5, so I packed my journalism degree into my suitcase to travel the world and find a way to make money at the same time. I now call London home, although I still travel whenever I can. I hope to inspire you to be your own boss, live life and see the world.

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