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.

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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.

If you are a fan of heading out as a family on a cycling adventure head to Visit Hampshire’s sister website, Cycling in Hampshire to discover family friendly routes.

The three historic cities Portsmouth, Winchester, 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.

Looking to stretch your legs in stunning locations, get some inspiration with some great family friendly walks.

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. With so much to do in Hampshire you may want to stay a little longer, with a choice of family friendly hotels, cute cottages, camping and glamping and luxury country manor houses. Plan your next trip with Visit Hampshire.

Some key 2021 Hampshire events are listed below. For more events head to 


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What's on in Hampshire

When What Where
19 June 2021 Southampton Sporterium Southampton City Centre
1 July – 31 Jul 2021 Hampshire Fare Food Festival +70 Events Countywide
27 Aug 2021 - 29 Aug 2021 CarFest South Laverstoke Park Farm, Overton, Basingstoke
27 Aug 2021 - 29 Aug 2021 Victorious Southsea Common, Portsmouth
31 July – 7 Aug 2021 Cowes Week The Parade, West Cowes, Isle Of Wight
TBC July 2021 – TBC Aug 2021 The Hundred The Ageas Bowl
10 Sept 2021 – 12 Sept 2021 Kite Surfing Armada Hayling Island Beach
11 Sept 2021 - 12 Sept 2021 The Romsey Show Broadlands Park, Romsey
10 Sept 2021 - 19 Sept 2021 Southampton International Boat Show Mayflower Park, Southampton
TBC Nov 2021 – TBC Dec 2021 Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market Winchester Cathedral
TBC Nov 2021 – TBC Jan 2022 Winchester Cathedral Ice Rink Winchester Cathedral