Visit Hampshire

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

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 PortsmouthWinchester, 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.



With so many amazing attractions to visit, you may want to stay a little longer.  Hampshire has an abundance of accommodation such as family friendly hotels, cute cottages, camping and glamping and luxury country manor houses. With options to suit all budgets, choose from campsitesself-catering properties, and hotels

Discover all accommodation options in Hampshire.

Family Friendly Cycle Routes

If you are a fan of heading out as a family on a cycling adventure, Hampshire is the perfect destination with hundreds of miles of bike routes for all abilities. Head to Visit Hampshire’s sister website, Cycling in Hampshire to discover a variety of family friendly cycle routes

Family Walks

With over 3,000 miles of paths, byways and bridleways throughout Hampshire’s two National Parks, there is a jaw dropping amount of space to explore for families, hikers or dog walkers. Enjoy stunning views over the Solent and Isle of Wight as you discover peaceful villages, wide expanses of forest and impressive coastlines.

If you are looking to stretch your legs and immerse yourself in nature, get inspiration with some of our favourite family friendly walks.

Beaches and Coastline

Hampshire’s coastline offers superb sailing and water sports in the Solent, many of the beaches have unrivalled views of the Isle of Wight. “When summer arrives, there’s no better place to be, than beside the seaside!” Discover some of the best beaches in Hampshire


Hampshire is home to an incredible selection of attractions, ideal for making unforgettable memories with your loved ones. Top choices include Paultons Park, home of Peppa Pig World, Marwell Zoo where visitors can meet creatures large and small, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard where naval history comes to life and Itchen Valley Country Park where guests can find play areas, woodland walks and refreshments.


With a range of exciting events held throughout the year, a visit to Hampshire will not disappoint. Whether you are a food aficionado, a boating enthusiast or looking for themed events, there is something for everyone. 

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