Visit Hampshire is the official tourism website for Hampshire, where you will find amazing accommodation, places to visit, fantastic food and drink, comprehensive events guide as well as inspiring ideas for days out whatever time of year you visit.

Hampshire is a blend of city, coast and country, perfect for getaways with or without the kids!

Hampshire’s two National Parks, the New Forest and South Downs have stunning scenery and wildlife, chances are you’ll bump into wild horses, deer, pigs and more. There’s also an abundance of activities to do from cycling, walking, water sports, horse riding or if you prefer something a little more relaxing there’s a number of spa retreats.

The three historic cities Portsmouth, Winchester and Southampton all have tons of history and character, not to mention fantastic attractions, music, theatre and sporting venues along with great bars and restaurants.

Hampshire’s coastline offers superb sailing and water sports in the Solent, many of the beaches have unrivalled views of the Isle of Wight.

With so much to do in Hampshire you may want to stay a little longer and you can choose from family friendly hotels, cute cottages, camping and glamping and luxury country manor houses.

What's on in Hampshire

WhenWhatWhere
18 Nov - 2 Jan 2017**Winchester Christmas Market & Ice Rink (** Market till 20 Dec)Winchester
May 2017*Common People Music FestivalSouthampton
June 2017*Goodwood Festival of SpeedChichester
9 - 11 Jun 2017Virgin Kitesurfing ArmadaHayling Island
1 – 3 July 2017Winchester Hat FairWinchester
1 - 30 July 2017Hampshire Food FestivalVarious locations
July 2017*Southampton Mela FestivalSouthampton
25 – 27 JulyThe New Forest and Hampshire County ShowNew Forest
July 2017*Jane Austen 200Winchester & East Hampshire
August 2017*Trout ‘n About FestivalStockbridge
August 2017*Portsmouth International Kite FestivalPortsmouth
August 2017*CarFest South, Laverstoke Park FarmLaverstoke
August 2017*Victorious Festival, PortsmouthPortsmouth
September 2017*National Watersports FestivalHayling Island
September 2017*Goodwood RevivalChichester
September 2017*Romsey ShowRomsey
September 2017*Southampton Boat ShowSouthampton
Nov – Jan 2018*Winchester Christmas Market & Ice RinkWinchester
* date to be confirmed