Hampshire's Top Attractions

days out with kids

Even stingrays need a day out once in a while



A day out with the kids in Portsmouth



Farm visit with the kids

If you’re looking for a wide selection of days out with kids then look no further than Hampshire’s Top Attractions.  In the New Forest, you can see record-breaking supercars at Beaulieu; explore 200 acres of beautiful gardens at Exbury; visit Peppa Pig World at Paultons Theme Park; or take to the trees for an exhilarating adventure at Go Ape! Explore the Isle of Wight with Red Funnel Ferries from Southampton or  WightLink Ferries from Portsmouth & Lymington.


Around Winchester enjoy the medieval Cathedral, learn science hands-on at Intech; experience the natural world of Marwell Zoo, visit the celebrated plant collection at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, or travel by steam train to Alresford on the Watercress Line, or why not take a trip back to Victorian times at Milestones Museum at Basingstoke? Get hands on at the interactive historical farm at Manor Farm; visit Mottisfont and its glorious gardens and grounds near Romsey or discover Southampton’s remarkable links to the sea at SeaCity Museum and over 800 years of history at Tudor House. In Portsmouth experience the oceans at the Blue Reef Aquarium; glide to the top of the Spinnaker Tower or cross the water to Gosport and go on  board a WW2 submarine at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum.


Visit Staunton Country Park near Havant and enjoy 1000 acres of beautiful country park or visit a vibrant picturesque stretch of coast at Southsea Beach with a visit to the Pyramids Centre or be part of your history and come face to face with fascinating artefacts at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. There are even more attractions and destinations across Hampshire! Visit our Special Offers page for family day out vouchers and if you need information on where to stay in Hampshire, or where the Tourist Information Centres are located, see our Visitor Information page.