Hampshire and Isle of Wight News

Marwell Zoo welcomes critically endangered addax calf

November 20, 2017
Marwell Zoo is delighted to welcome a rare new arrival which is thriving to the delight of keepers. Tamarisk, an 11-week-old addax calf, was... 

Exciting things to come in 2018 at our attractions

November 20, 2017
There are so many great reasons to visit Hampshire and The Isle of Wight and 2018 is going to be no exception. With brand new rides and... 

Top 10 places to meet Father Christmas in Hampshire this festive season!

November 20, 2017
That magical experience of meeting Father Christmas is one loved by both the children and their parents. The beauty of a winter wonderland, the... 

Christmas at Marwell 2017… the magic begins

November 13, 2017
It is the most wonderful time of the year and as Christmas approaches, Marwell Zoo has transformed into an enchanted winter wonderland for its... 

Mayflower Theatre sees Red… And Gold!

November 9, 2017
Today The Mayflower Theatre unveiled their highly anticipated new colour scheme which will be in place following a £3.95 million refurbishment... 

Half price tickets to Number One Attraction in Hampshire

October 12, 2017
A chance to visit the number one rated attraction in Hampshire and the South East of England, according to Trip Advisor, for HALF PRICE during... 

10 years of Hampshire’s Top Attractions!

October 10, 2017
Visitor attractions in Hampshire have celebrated 10 years of successful marketing collaboration known as Hampshire Top Attractions, along with... 

Young owls flourish at new Terry Pratchett Owl Parliament

September 26, 2017
This spring, Birdworld in collaboration with the World Owl Trust (WOT) launched its brand-new exhibit, the Terry Pratchett Owl Parliament. The... 

10 attractions to visit with your Grandparents

September 22, 2017
Grandparents' Day is annually celebrated on the first Sunday in October (1st October 2017) and is a perfect day for all grandmothers and... 

Winchester Cathedral’s Hampshire Harvest Festival

September 22, 2017
Winchester Cathedral will again host the Hampshire Harvest Weekend, which runs over 30 September and 1 October in both the Inner and Outer... 

New season of Saturday Children’s Theatre starts this week

September 11, 2017
Nuffield Southampton Theatres’ (NST) sell-out Saturday Children’s Theatre starts this week with exciting and original theatre for... 

New plans revealed to improve Wightlink’s Fishbourne ferry terminal

August 22, 2017
Wightlink has revealed its plans to improve traffic flow at its Fishbourne terminal. The ferry company is proposing to remodel the entrance to... 

Reasons to be Cheerful At Nuffield Southampton Theatres

August 22, 2017
Theatre Company presents Reasons to be Cheerful At Nuffield Southampton Theatres 26-30 September 2017. ‘If It Can’t Be Right Then It Must... 

Victoria’s Island Trail

August 21, 2017
“It is impossible to imagine a prettier spot" At the height of her reign, Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert chose the Isle of... 

Wightlink reveals the name of its new flagship

August 15, 2017
  Wightlink’s new £30million environmentally friendly car ferry for the Portsmouth-Fishbourne route will be named Victoria of... 

Top 10 attractions to visit during Heritage Open Day

August 10, 2017
[caption id="attachment_9562" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Manor Farm Country Park[/caption] Every September Englands favourite Heritage... 

600 supercars set to join Beaulieu’s Supercar Weekend

August 3, 2017
Get set for high octane excitement at Beaulieu’s Supercar Weekend on August 5th and 6th, with up to 600 incredible supercars due to take part... 

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... 

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... 

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’...