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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

Red House Spa [Spa]

97 High Street, Newport (Isle of Wight)

Red House Spa, 97 High Street, Newport (Isle of Wight), Isle of Wight

Past its glorious red-bricked Georgian façade, find yourself inside this beautiful Isle of Wight spa – a luxurious boutique affair that’s all chandeliers, feature wallpaper, large leather armchairs and ornaments from far flung corners of the world.... more

Osborne House [Historic House]

East Cowes

Osborne House, East Cowes


Discover the intimate world of Queen Victoria at Osborne House Osborne House was built for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a private holiday home. It was designed by Prince Albert and built by Thomas Cubitt in Italianate... 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

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

Osborne House [Garden]

East Cowes

Osborne House, East Cowes


Explore the Royal Gardens at Osborne House Osborne House and gardens were originally designed by Prince Albert and Cubitt for the Royal Family. The Italianate designs for the terraced formal gardens, complement the house. They... 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

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard [Attraction / Activity]

Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, H M Naval Base, Portsmouth

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Visitor Centre, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Anyone interested in life on the high seas at the peak of British naval prowess should hotfoot it to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. From treading the boards of Nelson’s glorious flagship the HMS Victory to learning that sailors washed (yes, washed)... 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

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

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 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

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

Palace House & Beaulieu Abbey [Historic House]

John Montagu Building, Beaulieu

Palace House & Beaulieu Abbey, John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, Hampshire

Palace House, once the Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, is the family home of Lord Montagu since 1538. The house contains splendid rooms full of fine portraits, pictures, furniture, photographs and many treasures collected by past generations from... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stoneham Golf Club [Golf Course]

Monks Wood Close, Bassett, Southampton

Stoneham Golf Club, Monks Wood Close, Southampton, Hampshire

Designed by Willie Park Junior over 6392-yards, par 72, and opened in 1908 on an historic deer park, the hilly heathland and parkland terrain enabled the creation of a contrasting variety of holes. A number of long par fours add to the difficulty but... 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

Rhinefield House Health Suite [Spa]

Rhinefield House Hotel, Rhinefield Road, Brockenhurst

Rhinefield House Health Suite, Rhinefield House Hotel, Brockenhurst, Hampshire

Rhinefield House really does have looks on its side; this beautiful old manor set in the lush Hampshire countryside is surrounded by an elegant outdoor pool and inviting loungers that encourage you to stop clockwatching and step into an environment... 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

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

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

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens [Garden]

Jermyns Lane, Ampfield, Romsey

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Jermyns Lane, Romsey, Hampshire

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is home to one of the most important modern plant collections in the world. Established in 1953 by the distinguished plantsman Sir Harold Hillier, the magnificent collection of over 42,000 plants from temperate regions... 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

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

Hinton Ampner [Historic House]

Alresford

Hinton Ampner, Alresford, Hampshire


Discover an elegant country house at Hinton Ampner Hinton Ampner house was completely destroyed by fire in 1960, along with Ralph Dutton´s collections of fine English furniture and Italian paintings. Rather than abandon the ruin,... more

Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens [Museum / Art Gallery]

Salthill Road, Fishbourne, Chichester

Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens, Salthill Road, Chichester, West Sussex


Step Back in time at Fishbourne Roman Palace Fishbourne Roman Palace and Gardens in West Sussex is the largest Roman home in Britain, a lavish residence fit for royalty. Sign up for a guided tour and let the experts talk you... 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

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

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

Pallant House Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

9 North Pallant, Chichester

Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex

Pallant House Gallery is a unique gallery space combining an award-winning contemporary extension and Queen Anne townhouse, holding one of the best collections of moder British art in the world, including works by Peter Blake, Walter Sickert, Lucien... 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

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

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

Goodwood [Golf Course]

Kennel Hill, Goodwood, Chichester

Goodwood, Kennel Hill, Chichester, West Sussex

Golf At Goodwood is a brand new vision for the sport - a completely different way of enjoying golf membership. As a member you will have access to The Downs Course, already rated in Golf World's Top 100 courses in Great Britain and Ireland, and The... more

West Dean Gardens [Garden]

West Dean, Chichester

West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex

West Dean Gardens is one of the greatest gardens open to the public in England. Creatively inspired by its rich heritage and South Downs setting, the gardens include a Walled Kitchen Garden, Sunken Garden (winner of the Sussex Heritage Trust's... more

Goodwood House [Historic House]

Goodwood, Chichester

Goodwood House, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex

Oh, there’s nothing like a good nose around an ancestral stately home and a cream tea afterwards to relax the mind and body. And what finer place to have a snoop than the regal Goodwood House near Chichester, home to the Dukes of Richmond for more... more

Goodwood Health Club [Spa]

Goodwood, Chichester

Goodwood Health Club, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex

Goodwood has a few major attractions – motor sports and horse racing spring to mind – but it's the Waterbeach Health & Beauty Spa at Goodwood Hotel in Chichester, West Sussex, that's the real crowd pleaser. Fit to burst with exotic treatments,... more

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