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Houghton Lodge Gardens [Garden]

Stockbridge

Houghton Lodge Gardens, Stockbridge, Hampshire

On top of being a simply gorgeous set of stunning horticultural achievements, Houghton Lodge Gardens in Stockbridge, Hampshire, are also very historically important. The gardens, thick with beautiful trees and great sweeps of lawn that roll down to... more

Highclere Castle [Historic House]

Highclere, Newbury

Highclere Castle, Highclere, Newbury, Hampshire

Highclere Castle is the ancestral home of the Earls of Carnarvon. In the 1830s the 3rd Earl commissioned Sir Charles Barry to transform the original Georgian house into this soaring pinnacled mansion. The splendid State Rooms are rich in treasures... more

Barton-on-Sea Golf Club [Golf Course]

Barton-on-Sea Golf Club, Milford Road, New Milton

Barton-on-Sea Golf Club, Barton-on-Sea Golf Club, New Milton, Hampshire

Barton-on-Sea, founded in 1897, is situated on the coastal cliff between Highcliffe and Milford-on-Sea. The 27 holes are a combination of the original Harry Colt design from 1932 and the newer holes designed by J. Hamilton Stutt. The course offers... more

Beaulieu [Museum / Art Gallery]

John Montagu Building, Beaulieu

Beaulieu, John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, Hampshire

In the heart of the glorious New Forest, Beaulieu is one of the South's top visitor attractions. Here you will find the National Motor Museum, home to over 250 vehicles telling the history of motoring. You can also visit Palace House and Gardens,... more

Tylney Hall Hotel [Spa]

Rotherwick, Hook

Tylney Hall Hotel, Rotherwick, Hook, Hampshire

The Health and Beauty Spa at Tylney Hall truly is the ideal retreat for a relaxing pamper break. Set around a charming courtyard, complete with fountain, the Health and Beauty Suite has everything needed for a relaxing break. The highly trained team... more

Hinton Ampner [Garden]

Alresford

Hinton Ampner, Alresford, Hampshire


Explore the highly distinctive gardens of Hinton Ampner House The gardens of Hinton Ampner House were laid out by the scholarly Ralph Dutton in the middle of the 20th century with great regard to line, landscape and historical... more

The Vyne [Historic House]

Vyne Road, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke

The Vyne, Vyne Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire


Discover centuries of history at The Vyne The Vyne was built in the 16th century for Lord Sandys, Henry VIII´s Lord Chamberlain. The masterpiece of the building is the central staircase by John Chute, with its fluted columns, all... more

Southampton City Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Civic Centre, Commercial Road, Southampton

Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Southampton, Hampshire

Southampton City Art Gallery is the most outstanding gallery in the south of England, internationally renowned for its collection of contemporary works by British artists. The collection numbers over 3500 works, and spans 600 years of European art... more

SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel [Spa]

Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst

SenSpa at Careys Manor Hotel, Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa, Brockenhurst, Hampshire

It’s easy to imagine you’ve been whisked off to Thailand at SenSpa, a luxurious destination spa offering the best treatments inspired by the exotic east. Part of Careys Manor Hotel in the New Forest, this well crafted sanctuary invites you to... more

Museum of Army Flying [Museum / Art Gallery]

Middle Wallop, Stockbridge

Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop, Stockbridge, Hampshire

The Museum of Army Flying: Flying Soldiers! The heroic story of the army in the air from 19th century observation balloons to attack helicopters! The Museum is home to a national collection of military kites, World War 2 gliders, aeroplanes and... more

Highclere Castle [Garden]

Highclere, Newbury

Highclere Castle, Highclere, Newbury, Hampshire

Set within a Capability Brown inspired park, Highclere Castle gardens are hidden from view. Gravel paths lead to the Monks Garden with plantings of roses,lavender, penstemons and a summer wild flower bed. Espaliered medlar, quince and fig trees line... more

Liphook Golf Club [Golf Course]

Wheatsheaf Enclosure, Liphook

Liphook Golf Club, Wheatsheaf Enclosure, Liphook, Hampshire

Liphook can sometimes appear to resemble an inland links in the height of summer when the ground starts to firm up and plays shorter, but in reality it is a heathland gem. Set out over 6,167-yards, par 70, the start is difficult with a 200-yard par... more

The Vyne [Garden]

Vyne Road, Sherborne St John, Basingstoke

The Vyne, Vyne Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire


Discover centuries of gardening history at The Vyne Attractive gardens surround the 16th century Vyne house. The gardens are home to several stunning features such as a walled garden and glass house beautiful lawns, herbaceous... more

The New Forest Wildlife Park [Attraction / Activity]

Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, Southampton

The New Forest Wildlife Park, Deerleap Lane, Southampton, Hampshire

You’ll find a warm welcome at New Forest Wildlife Park, where our friendly and knowledgeable keepers will do their best to ensure you have a fascinating and enjoyable day out. Set in lovely natural woodland in the heart of the New Forest National... more

Marwell Zoo [Attraction / Activity]

Thompson's Lane, Colden Common, Winchester

Marwell Zoo, Thompson's Lane, Winchester, Hampshire

What sets Marwell Wildlife apart from many other zoos are its lovely, 140 acre, grounds; Perfect picnicking territory come the warmer months, or great for jumping in leaves and puddles through the autumn and winter. At the zoo, there are an... more

West Green House Garden [Garden]

West Green, Hartley Wintney

West Green House Garden, West Green, Hartley Wintney, Hampshire


Explore the celebrated West Green House Garden West Green House Garden demonstrates how creative energy is poured into gardening. It is a garden with a special and distinctive sense of place, made by Marylyn Abbott. It has a... more

Bucklers Hard Village [Attraction / Activity]

Maritime Museum, Bucklers Hard, Beaulieu

Bucklers Hard Village, Maritime Museum, Beaulieu, Hampshire

It’s hard to believe that three ships that fought at Trafalgar with Lord Nelson were built in the idyllic little New Forest hamlet of Buckler’s Hard. But this now peaceful riverside tourist spot, now focused around a maritime museum, was once a hub... more

Hayling Golf Club [Golf Course]

Links Lane, Hayling Island

Hayling Golf Club, Links Lane, Hayling Island, Hampshire

A spectacular links considered the best on the south coast although it opens with a 170-yard par three and an ordinary par five before the more memorable holes soon come into play. The sixth, a 434-yard par four bisected by a water hazard that runs... more

Blackmoor Golf Club [Golf Course]

Firgrove Road, Whitehill, Bordon

Blackmoor Golf Club, Firgrove Road, Bordon, Hampshire

Blackmoor was designed by Harry Colt in 1913 and has matured into one of Hampshire’s most attractive heathland courses. Originally just 12 holes, the planned extension to 18 holes was delayed until 1924 because of the First World War so the present... more

Mottisfont [Garden]

Romsey

Mottisfont, Romsey, Hampshire


Explore the beautiful gardens of Mottisfont Abbey The 19th century garden at Mottisfont Abbey is typical of the period, with sweeping lawns and stands of trees, much in the Capability Brown style. The garden is the result of the... more

Manor Farm & Country Park [Attraction / Activity]

Pylands Lane, Bursledon, Southampton

Manor Farm & Country Park, Pylands Lane, Southampton, Hampshire

There is so much to do at Manor Farm and Country Park in Southampton that you may want to come back straight away after your first visit. Make the acquaintance of Mrs Earwicker, the farmer’s wife, down on the Victorian Farm and take a farmyard walk... more

Winchester Cathedral [Attraction / Activity]

Cathedral Office, 9 The Close, Winchester

Winchester Cathedral, Cathedral Office, Winchester, Hampshire

Winchester Cathedral offers a wealth of beauty, from its outstanding architecture to the deep emotions stirred by its choral music – a wonderful heritage that belongs to us all. For over a thousand years, people have come to seek inspiration in this... more

New Forest National Park [Attraction / Activity]

South Efford House, Milford Road, Lymington

New Forest National Park, South Efford House, Lymington, Hampshire


Discover the Stunning Wildlife at The New Forest National Park The New Forest National Park is a unique landscape of ancient woodland, heather-covered heath, wide lawns, boggy mires, gentle farmland, coastal saltmarsh and mudflats... more

D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth

D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery, Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, Hampshire

This fascinating museum in Portsmouth focuses on the dramatic unfolding of Operation Overlord, the codename for the Normandy Landings, via the medium of embroidery. The city of Portsmouth was at the very heart of these operations and the site is home... more

The Herb House Spa [Spa]

Lime Wood Hotel, Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst

The Herb House Spa, Lime Wood Hotel, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

The Herb House is a truly special place for both relaxation and pampering as well as serious health and fitness. The unique forest setting and innovative use of natural materials combined with state-of-the-art Technogym equipment and the best... more

Westgate Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

High Street, Winchester

Westgate Museum, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire

Westgate Museum dominates the upper end of Winchester High Street. It Was constructed in the 12th century with later additions. Displays feature Winchester´s rich history.... more

Portsmouth City Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Museum Road, Portsmouth

Portsmouth City Museum, Museum Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire

City Museum & Records Office is dedicated to local history, `The Story of Portsmouth´ display room settings showing life in Portsmouth from the 17th century to the 1950s. Experience the different life-styles from the working poor to the affluent... more

Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club [Golf Course]

The Fairway, Lake, Sandown

Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club, The Fairway, Sandown, Hampshire

Shanklin is built on well draining heathland and is reckoned to be playable all year round. The course measures just over 6,000 yards, which is not long, but there are some strong slopes and gradients and with with tree-lined fairways and plenty of... more

SeaCity Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Havelock Road, Southampton

SeaCity Museum, Havelock Road, Southampton, Hampshire

Southampton Maritime Museum is situated on Town Quay Road. The Wool House was built as a warehouse for the medieval wool trade. It is now a museum telling the story of the Port of Southampton and the great liners that sailed from here to all parts of... more

Mottisfont [Historic House]

Romsey

Mottisfont, Romsey, Hampshire


Explore the beautiful house and grounds of Mottisfont Abbey Mottisfont Abbey is a 12th century Augustinian priory which was converted into a private house after the Dissolution of the Monasteries and still contains the spring or... more

Avington Park [Historic House]

Avington Park, Avington, Winchester

Avington Park, Avington Park, Winchester, Hampshire

The Palladian mansion Avington Park, overlooking the River Itchen near Winchester, is the quintessential English country retreat. From its beautifully painted main hall and Clermont's striking tempura painted designs filled with gold leaf in the... more

Solent Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Rookery Avenue, Whiteley, Fareham

Solent Hotel & Spa, Rookery Avenue, Fareham, Hampshire

Conveniently located between Southampton and Portsmouth off the M27, you might as well be a million miles away from the hustle of real life when you drift off on the treatment table at the Solent Hotel and Spa. Sitting in mature woods and ancient... more

Southsea Castle [Museum / Art Gallery]

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth

Southsea Castle, Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Southsea Castle, built by Henry VIII in 1544 to protect Portsmouth Harbour. Over the centuries it´s defences were strengthened and in the 19th century a tunnel was built to defend the Castle moat.... more

Solent Sky Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Albert Road South, Southampton

Solent Sky Museum, Albert Road South, Southampton, Hampshire

The Solent Sky Museum depicts the history of aviation in the Solent area and Hampshire. An important area for aircraft experimental and development work for civil and military aircraft operations. The museum tells the story of 26 aircraft companies,... more

The Spa at Chewton Glen [Spa]

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

The Spa at Chewton Glen, Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

If enjoying the tranquillity of the New Forest wasn’t enough, then a visit to Chewton Glen’s award winning spa and country club should really help you to unwind and re-energise. It can be as full on or laid back as you like. For the energetic - ... more

Mottistone Gardens [Garden]

Mottistone, Brighstone

Mottistone Gardens, Mottistone, Brighstone, Isle of Wight


Explore the Mottistone Manor garden Mottistone Manor garden, which is owned by the National Trust, is one of the most peaceful and magical gardens on the island. Set in a sheltered valley with views to the sea, the gardens with... more

Hayling Golf Club [Golf Course]

Links Lane, Hayling Island

Hayling Golf Club, Links Lane, Hayling Island, Hampshire

A spectacular links considered the best on the south coast although it opens with a 170-yard par three and an ordinary par five before the more memorable holes soon come into play. The sixth, a 434-yard par four bisected by a water hazard that runs... more

Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club [Golf Course]

The Fairway, Lake, Sandown

Shanklin & Sandown Golf Club, The Fairway, Sandown, Hampshire

Shanklin is built on well draining heathland and is reckoned to be playable all year round. The course measures just over 6,000 yards, which is not long, but there are some strong slopes and gradients and with with tree-lined fairways and plenty of... more

Museum of Army Flying [Museum / Art Gallery]

Middle Wallop, Stockbridge

Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop, Stockbridge, Hampshire

The Museum of Army Flying: Flying Soldiers! The heroic story of the army in the air from 19th century observation balloons to attack helicopters! The Museum is home to a national collection of military kites, World War 2 gliders, aeroplanes and... more

Harbour Spa [Spa]

Christchurch Harbour Hotel, 95 Mudeford, Christchurch

Harbour Spa, Christchurch Harbour Hotel, Christchurch, Dorset

The Harbour Spa at the Christchurch Harbour Hotel boasts the finest range of holistic products and treatments, designed to nurture and nourish both body and soul. From the moment you enter the spa you will experience soothing sounds and harmonious... more

Moors Valley Country Park [Attraction / Activity]

Horton Road, Ashley Heath, Ringwood

Moors Valley Country Park, Horton Road, Ringwood, Dorset


Discover Moors Valley Country Park Moors Valley Country Park covers 750 acres in the valley of the Moors River. There is so much to do, a steam railway, 18 hole golf course, walks and cycle trails and a chance to swing amongst the... more

CC Spa [Spa]

The Captains Club Hotel, Wick Ferry, Wick Lane, Christchurch

CC Spa, The Captains Club Hotel, Christchurch, Dorset

Take the waters and press the reset button at CC Spa, a contemporary wellbeing space facing the river in the pretty town of Christchurch, just five minutes from the beach. Hydro health is at the heart of the spa – dive into the dramatic pool and get... more

Stansted Park [Historic House]

Rowland's Castle

Stansted Park, Rowland's Castle, Hampshire

A real hidden gem, tucked away in the forest on the Sussex and Hampshire border, Stansted House sits regally within 1800 acres of ancient forest. A wonderful Edwardian house, once the hub of aristocratic society, Stansted is historically... more

Shanklin Chine [Attraction / Activity]

12 Pomona Road, Shanklin

Shanklin Chine, 12 Pomona Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight

Shanklin Chine is a world famous gorge that drops 150ft from the cliff to sea level. A deeply shaded path winds down to the shore where there are over 150 plants and mosses to see. Fisherman's Cottage This unique thatched pub situated on the... more

Salisbury Cathedral [Historic House]

33 The Close, Salisbury

Salisbury Cathedral, 33 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Salisbury Cathedral: Be inspired by the peace and beauty of one of Britain´s finest medieval cathedrals, Salisbury offers a warm welcome to all who visit. Set within eight acres of lawn and surrounded by historic buildings and museums within the... more

Mompesson House [Historic House]

The Close, Salisbury

Mompesson House, The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire


Explore the impressive collections and beautiful interiors at Mompesson House Mompesson House, an elegant and spacious 18th century house in Cathedral Close, was built for Charles Mompesson in 1701. It has magnificent plasterwork, a... more

Uppark House & Garden [Garden]

South Harting, Petersfield

Uppark House & Garden, South Harting, Petersfield, West Sussex


Explore the beautiful Uppark House and Gardens The tale behind Uppark House and Garden near Petersfield in the South Downs is a dramatic one, its having gone down in flames a couple of decades ago thanks to a spark from a workman’s... more

Uppark House & Garden [Historic House]

South Harting, Petersfield

Uppark House & Garden, South Harting, Petersfield, West Sussex


Explore the majestic Uppark House and Gardens Uppark is a fine late 17th century house set high on the South Downs. The disastrous fire in 1989 and its restoration add to the magic of this romantic house. The elegant Georgian... more

Ferndown Golf Club [Golf Course]

119 Golf Links Road, Ferndown

Ferndown Golf Club, 119 Golf Links Road, Ferndown, Dorset

Ferndown is an attractive, classic heathland course that winds its way through the pines and rhododendrons on a soft turf that provides easy walking. Harold Hilton, British Open Champion in 1892 and 1897, drew up plans in 1912 for a course that... more

Ventnor Botanic Garden [Garden]

Undercliff Drive, Ventnor

Ventnor Botanic Garden, Undercliff Drive, Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Ventnor Botanic Garden is a 22 acre, very lively botanic garden right by the sea. A remarkable collection of plants from all over the world, mainly from the southern hemisphere, many tender but thriving here given enough shelter. Naturalised giant... more

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