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Chawton House reopens for the festive season with a new garden lights trail and Christmas exhibition

December 3, 2020
Following the end of England’s second national Lockdown, Chawton House has once again opened its doors to visitors! Celebrating Christmas... 

Father’s vision could counter Hampshire charity’s Covid crisis

December 3, 2020
[caption id="attachment_22479" align="alignnone" width="500"] Ashley Smith of The Hawk Conservancy Trust[/caption]   The son of a bird of... 

The Great Wishing Tree at Whitchurch Silk Mill!

December 3, 2020
Most of us will have tossed a coin into a fountain, or dropped a penny down a wishing well, hoping that our wishes will come true. In the... 

Christmas at Beaulieu for all the family, together

December 2, 2020
[caption id="attachment_22412" align="alignnone" width="500"] Pic by Samantha Cook Photography. December 7th 2016. Beaulieu National Motor... 

Covid-19 update on attractions in Hampshire

December 1, 2020
LAST UPDATED 3rd DECEMBER We are delighted that many of Hampshire's Top Attractions are able to open their doors again and welcome you back... 

Brit-Award winning trio at Theatre Royal Winchester!

November 27, 2020
The Brit-Award winning trio, Blake will be celebrating Christmas in style at Theatre Royal Winchester on Tuesday 8 December 2020. Christmas... 

Theatre Royal Winchester’s Christmas Show is going ahead!

November 27, 2020
Theatre Royal Winchester has today confirmed that their Christmas show, Four Dames in Search of a Panto, will go ahead as planned, showing from... 

Red Funnel Ferries’ big Black Friday sale event to launch Friday 27 November: 1/3 off ferry travel via Southampton to UK domestic break hotspot, The Isle of Wight

November 27, 2020
Red Funnel Ferries, the original Isle of Wight ferry operator, is offering an exceptional Black Friday deal. Its biggest saving of the year... 

Marwell Zoo announces its reopening date…

November 27, 2020
Marwell Zoo will reopen on Wednesday 2 December and its Chief Executive has urged families to support their vital conservation work by... 

Festive treats from Chawton House to your home 

November 26, 2020
Chawton House, Hampshire, November 2020. During the festive season, the elves at Chawton House are hard at work baking a delicious selection of... 

Dame Emma Thompson to voice new Christmas experience at Jane Austen’s House

November 25, 2020
Jane Austen’s House in Hampshire today announces a new Christmas experience – to be enjoyed online and onsite – voiced by Academy... 

A nature win! Hampshire’s Exbury Gardens to keep its gates open to visitors during new lockdown

November 16, 2020
The first time the 200-acre New Forest visitor garden will have opened to the public during November and into December Had already announced... 

What’s on this December in Hampshire

November 13, 2020
Here at Hampshire's Top Attractions we always go above and beyond to make the Christmas season festive and joyful for everyone! From delicious... 

Casting of Dame Two announced!

November 13, 2020
[caption id="attachment_22223" align="alignnone" width="500"] Dick Whittington, Theatre Royal Winchester. 30th November 2019, The Other... 

Top gift voucher choices for amazing Christmas gifts!

November 12, 2020
2020 was not the year any of us were expecting! Not a single one of us went through this year without some change to our lives or restrictions... 

Top things to do this Christmas in Hampshire!

November 11, 2020
Here at Hampshire's Top Attractions, we are so excited for Christmas and all the festive fun to be had this December! Keep reading to find out... 

Rolling stock and artefacts to be relocated from West Somerset Railway to Watercress Line

November 6, 2020
  The Mid Hants Railway Ltd (MHR), Mid Hants Railway Preservation Society (MHRPS) and Somerset and Dorset Railway Trust (S&DRT) are... 

Chawton House launches a special exhibition featuring items made by volunteers over Lockdown for November’s ‘Craft Month’

October 29, 2020
Chawton House, Hampshire, October 2020. With staying at home becoming the rule rather than exception, many of us have returned to traditional... 

Christmas at Emirates Spinnaker Tower

October 26, 2020
Festive High Tea Indulge yourself this Christmas with a festive ‘High Tea’ at Emirates Spinnaker Tower. Enjoy a selection of sandwiches 105... 

Theatre Royal Winchester announces Christmas Show 2020!

October 22, 2020
[caption id="attachment_21852" align="alignnone" width="500"] Julian Eardley, Winchester's favourite Dame[/caption] Theatre Royal Winchester has... 

Jane Austen’s House launches Jane Austen’s House From Home

October 22, 2020
Jane Austen’s House in Hampshire today launches Jane Austen’s House From Home a suite of online experiences that bring the treasures of... 

Portsmouth’s Mary Rose invites you to celebrate diversity with The Many Faces of Tudor England exhibition

October 20, 2020
As part of a revitalised offer for Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the Mary Rose is delighted to announce the continuation of The Many Faces of... 

What’s on this November

October 20, 2020
This November there are lots of exciting events going on at Hampshire's Top Attractions, from festive events to adventure days, educational... 

The Christmas magic of  POLAR continues this December at Robin Hill!  

October 20, 2020
Join Robin Hill for the second installment of their winter woodland experience this December. The festive POLAR story continues on selected... 

Watercress Line announces festive fun with Father Christmas

October 20, 2020
The Watercress Line is adding to its festive events with the announcement of Father Christmas visiting the heritage line on selected dates in... 

2021 sailing programme released by Southampton’s Steamship Shieldhall

October 20, 2020
Steamship Shieldhall marked her 65th birthday this summer, but was unable to celebrate in style as planned with a trip to the Nab Tower.... 

Spinnaker Tower celebrates landmark birthday

October 15, 2020
Emirates Spinnaker Tower celebrates a landmark anniversary this Sunday (18th October 2020) as it embarks on its 15th year of welcoming visitors... 

Gilbert White Museum awarded nearly £170,000

October 15, 2020
Collections & Marketing manager Kimberley James toasting success with the newly installed Gilbert White statue Gilbert White & The... 

The Mary Rose receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

October 13, 2020
The Mary Rose, at Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard, has been awarded £655,304 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery... 

MP Steve Brine welcomes £600k grant to boost Watercress Line’s future

October 13, 2020
[caption id="attachment_21623" align="alignnone" width="500"] Pictured: Watercress Line Chairman Richard Lacey (left) and Steve Brine MP... 

Play to the Crowd’s immediate future secured

October 12, 2020
Play to the Crowd – the arts and education charity which runs Theatre Royal Winchester, Hat Fair and Playmakers – has announced today that,... 

The Watercress Line receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

October 9, 2020
Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including The Watercress Line, have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture... 

Chawton House receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

October 9, 2020
Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Chawton House have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund... 

Where to see Santa in Hampshire this Christmas!

October 8, 2020
After the year we have all had we deserve a bit of festive cheer, and although we will still be following guidelines and restrictions, we are...