Birthday party ideas in Hampshire!

Children enjoying a birthday party in Hampshire with cake

Are you looking for magical birthday party ideas in Hampshire? Stop right here! We have everything, whether you want adrenaline rushes, fun activities, shows, or theme parks, you are sure to find something that everyone will love. From set party packages to creating your own party experiences, Hampshire’s attractions have the perfect birthday party venue. Keep reading to find out more!

Hampshire birthday party ideas

Make their birthday one to adventure at Go Ape! Choose from three forest locations and six unforgettable forest experiences, including three high wire courses for all skill and thrill levels. Throw in some Go Ape party bags and hire the Forest Shelter to cut the cake for the best birthday ever!

Laser Quest at Actions Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard offers a challenge for even the most seasoned players, as you come face-to-face with a deserted pirate base, the perfect backdrop for your laser tag game. Available for groups and birthday parties with a minimum of 6 players.

Children playing at New Forest Activities
New Forest Activities

Looking to mark a birthday or special occasion? Celebrate in style and let the good times roll with an action-packed children’s party at Riverside Bowl. Indulge in competitive activities, tasty pizzas, and unlimited squash to keep everyone refreshed! For more information, or to book, check out their fantastic packages.

Make their next party one to remember with a bit of action and adventure! Get exclusive use of Calshot’s Take Off the climbing wall, Aero Trek or Ringo activity. Action adventure parties are a fantastic way to celebrate and have fun with friends. All parties include room hire so you will have somewhere to play party games and cut the cake! You can even add catering too. 

New Forest Activities boast the perfect party for excitable birthday kids! Head out onto their BattleZone activity, as you go head to head for the victory using infra-red technology guns. Who will be victorious, red or blue team? 

Why not treat your child and their friends to the ultimate Birthday treat, and visit Pirates and Princesses (Est 1986) indoor playground at Clarence Pier Southsea, open weekends and school holidays. Admission is only £5.00 per hour per child. Treat them to a Great British heritage since 1954 and enjoy a wimpy meal deal in the newly refurbished restaurant after the kids have played. Kids Meal Deals start from as little as £5.85 per child.

Butser Ancient Farm is a great place to celebrate a birthday! Perfect for all age groups you could bring a picnic or book an ancient building for a private party in Hampshire. Group activities and catering can be arranged, plus you can even bring the dog! Contact for prices and ideas to help make your special occasion unique.

Delight in a day of owls, vultures, eagles and more when you come to the Hawk Conservancy Trust for your children’s birthday party! While the Trust does not host the party, kids can blow off steam in our bird of prey themed playground, daily activities, and Top Trumps trail. You can also reserve a table and pre-order your food from Feathers Restaurant for lunch or cakes and refreshments in the afternoon.

Consider Theatre Royal Winchester for your next children’s birthday celebration or grown-up evening out. The theatre programmes the very best children’s shows from Dear Zoo and Peppa Pig to Julia Donaldson’s favourites. Children will love the delicious ice creams on sale too.

A cosy space opposite the Play Area at Itchen Valley Country Park can accommodate up to 25 seated at tables and is equipped with a sink, kettle, microwave and fridge. £65 per day at weekends and school holidays, 11am – 4pm. Buffets can be supplied on request, enquiries: email

Kids celebrating birthday at Calshot Activity Centre
Calshot Activity Centre

Teenagers love going on a Text Quest, and it is an exciting and unique way to celebrate a birthday. They love the spirit of competition and the ‘aha’ moments when they spot a clue. For safety, all groups must include a responsible adult. 

The Activity Space at Whitchurch Silk Mill has an area ideal as a venue for celebrations overlooking the Mill gardens and River Test. A small kitchenette with china and cutlery is available for tea and coffee.

Paultons Park, home to the UK exclusive Peppa Pig World, welcomes thousands of children celebrating their birthdays each year! Collect a birthday badge when you arrive and everyone will make the birthday child feel extra special during your day. Choose from over 70 rides and attractions during your birthday visit and say hello to Peppa Pig, it’s the most magical birthday treat! Why not bring a couple of friends for the ultimate treat? 

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