Things to do and where to visit

Local Attractions, Parks and Places to Visit.

The New Forest National Park

The New Forest National Park is a 5 minute drive away with beautiful scenery and animals to look at making for a lovely day out with a picnic or enjoy a rural pub lunch out at one of the many forest pubs. There is also bicycle hire from Lyndhurst.

The Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Beaulieu is an award-winning family visitor attraction at the heart of the New Forest National Park. There are over 800 years of heritage to be seen on the Beaulieu Estate, which has been in the ownership of the Montagu family for over four centuries.

Longleat Safari Park

Enter a land of adventure. Where lions roam. Tigers stalk. And monkeys swing. Travel through time in a grand stately home. Lose yourself in one of our magical mazes. Hold exotic creatures from the ends of the Earth. That is Longleat.

Marwell Zoo

100s of animals including giraffes, tigers and penguins. A 140 acre park, train and 5 adventure playgrounds. Daily talks and animal feeds plus cafés and gifts.

Paultons Park: The UK's No.1 Theme Park and home to Peppa Pig

The UK's Number 1 Theme Park and home to the famous Peppa Pig. Enjoy a wide variety of children's rides, the Lost Kingdom, the gardens and lake and Peppa Pig World - a must for all Peppa fans.

More places

  • New Forest Water Park at Fordingbridge
  • The Rapids swimming pool at Romsey
  • Splashdown Water Park at Poole
  • Portsmouth Historic Town with Harbour and HMS victory
  • Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery at Winchester
  • Winchester Historic Town and Cathedral
  • Salisbury Historic Town and Cathedral
  • Paultons Park (home of Peppa Pig World)
  • Finkley Down Farm at Andover
  • Romsey Historic Market Town
  • Broadlands House Romsey
  • Mottisfont Historical Priory, Garden and Country Estate
  • Stonehenge Prehistoric Monument
  • Bovington Tank Museum
  • Bournemouth Sea Life Centre