Hampshire and Isle of Wight News

Experience the vibrant world of Kaffe Fassett’s colours at Mottisfont

August 3, 2017
Mottisfont celebrates the dazzling work of world-renowned artist Kaffe Fassett this autumn, showcasing a wide range of textiles from a career... 

Top 10 attractions to keep their minds active this Summer

August 3, 2017
[caption id="attachment_9507" align="aligncenter" width="870"] Palace House, Beaulieu[/caption] The summer holidays are now upon us, but are... 

The Great Brick Safari: An Interactive Experience with LEGO® Bricks Launches at Marwell Zoo

August 1, 2017
Marwell Wildlife has become the first UK zoo to host a collection of giant LEGO brick animals. 81 stunning sculptures, representing 27... 

The Gruffalo’s Child – with attitude!

July 26, 2017
  A brilliant follow-up to The Gruffalo’s monstrous success Hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s huge West End success comes The... 

Greater Flamingo chicks hatch for the first time at Birdworld

July 24, 2017
  The keeping team at Birdworld situated near Farnham, Surrey are delighted to announce that the park’s flamboyance of Greater... 

Top 10 places to picnic in Hampshire & The Isle of Wight

July 21, 2017
[caption id="attachment_9391" align="aligncenter" width="703"] Osborne, Isle of Wight[/caption] PLEASE NOTE: Some attractions may be closed due... 

Marwell Zoo Joy Over Birth of Critically Endangered Foal

July 19, 2017
Staff at Marwell Zoo in Hampshire are celebrating the birth of a critically endangered African wild ass – giving a huge boost to one of the... 

Top 10 things to enjoy this summer at the Hawk Conservancy Trust

July 19, 2017
  The Hawk Conservancy Trust is a full day out for all the family with daily world-class flying displays. There is always something... 

Top 10 reasons to visit Beaulieu this Summer

July 12, 2017
There’s nothing like Beaulieu for a fun-packed summer! There's so much to see and do at Beaulieu this summer. From the National Motor... 

Magical Summer at Blackgang Chine & Robin Hill

July 12, 2017
Blackgang Chine and Robin Hill, the Island’s leading tourist attractions, are open late during the school summer holidays with additional fun... 

A new-look world of Top Gear opens at Beaulieu

July 5, 2017
In an exciting summer launch a refreshed World of Top Gear will be opening at Beaulieu to reflect changes introduced to the new-look BBC Top... 

Top 10 attractions to see animals

July 4, 2017
Being able to get up close and personal with animals in their natural habitats is easier than ever when in Hampshire. With some of the best... 

Conservation gets cute with bumper year for babies

June 30, 2017
  New Forest Wildlife Park is enjoying one of its best ever years for births – and visitors can enjoy the cute side of conservation as... 

Festival of Light inspired by Diwali

June 21, 2017
This autumn, Robin Hill’s popular electric woods event, Festival of Light inspired by Diwali, will be celebrating the  70th Anniversary of... 

Sitting with Jane at Winchester Cathedral

June 16, 2017
‘Sitting With Jane’ is a Jane Austen inspired sculpture trail at Winchester Cathedral and will run from 15th June to 31st July 2017 in the... 

The Gruffalo and Friends arrive at Mottisfont this summer

June 15, 2017
  Colourful, characterful works by the much-loved children’s illustrator Axel Scheffler will be on display at the National Trust’s... 

Summer of Fun, Hampshire’s Top Attractions has it sorted

June 15, 2017
  Get set for a jam-packed July and a whole summer of fun with Hampshire's Top Attractions! With so many attractions offering family days... 

10 attractions you can visit as a family for under £25

June 14, 2017
Are you looking for inspiration on where to take your family for their next day out? But struggling to find somewhere that does not break the... 

Loopy about Lemurs!

June 8, 2017
Marwell Zoo are excited to announce a new walkthrough lemur exhibit for the zoo, opening this summer. The new walkthrough, ‘Lemur Loop’... 

Mottisfont’s famous rose collection comes to life

May 24, 2017
The National Collection of old-fashioned roses reaches its peak flowering season in June, with late openings on selected... 

Make This Father’s Day One To Remember!

May 16, 2017
  On the 18th June we celebrate those important men in our lives, whether it be Father, Grandfather, Uncle, they all deserve to be... 

Welcome June and the Kick-Start to Summer!

May 16, 2017
  We love June! It welcomes the start of Summer, with longer days and (hopefully) glorious sunshine. It's not only the days themselves that... 

Two baby goats born at Butser Ancient Farm!

May 15, 2017
Butser Ancient Farm are delighted to announce the birth of twin baby goats on the morning of Monday 15th May. The two boys were discovered by... 

Love Your Zoo Week at Birdworld

May 12, 2017
Birdworld is delighted to be supporting Love Your Zoo Week from Tuesday 30th May - Friday 2nd June 2017. This is a national initiative run by... 

Calling all Isle of Wight Gardeners – Visit Isle of Wight launches 2017 Wight in Bloom Competition

May 10, 2017
Isle of Wight gardeners are invited to celebrate their work and take part in this year’s Wight in Bloom competition launched yesterday (8th... 

Top 10 attractions for the under 10s!

May 4, 2017
There are plenty of great days out in Hampshire for children of all ages, but especially for those that are under 10! It can be hard work... 

Dinner with Dinosaurs!

May 3, 2017
Everyone is invited to join our Dinosaur Dinner Party at Blackgang Chine on Saturday 13th May, from 10am – 4pm …. but only if you’re brave... 

Things to do this May Half Term in Hampshire!

April 20, 2017
With Easter so late this year we know another school holiday might have you panicking about what else you can do! Lucking Hampshire's Top... 

Make May Wonderful with Hampshire’s Attractions

April 18, 2017
Whether you're looking for a day out at one Hampshire's favourite attractions or for a fun-filled adventure on the Isle of Wight, there are so... 

UK Exclusive: The Great Brick Safari – An interactive experience with LEGO® bricks only at Marwell Zoo

April 13, 2017
The Great Brick Safari: An Interactive Experience with LEGO® Bricks EXCLUSIVE to Marwell Zoo! Marwell Wildlife is to become the first UK zoo... 

10 experiences you do not want to miss!

April 12, 2017
Hampshire and the Isle of Wight have plenty to offer anyone who visits and the experiences on offer to you and your family are ones you do not... 

Saxons & Romans back from the dead to celebrate Beltain!

April 6, 2017
Swords at the ready! The Romans and Saxons are gearing up for their marvellous display at Butser Ancient Farm’s annual Beltain festival on... 

Osborne becomes Dog Friendly on permanent basis after a suceessful one year trial

April 3, 2017
Osborne has been given the pawprint of approval from keen canines and their owners. After the completion of a successful trial period,... 

Egg-streme fun to be found in Hampshire & on the Isle of Wight this Easter!

April 2, 2017
Why shouldn't you tell a joke to an Easter Egg? ........ Because it might crack up!!   The egg-streme fun and excitement is going to be...