About Hampshire, UK - Where to Go and What to Do
Hampshire is the 9th largest county of England and is situated centrally between east and west on England's South Coast.
Hampshire is divided from the Isle of Wight, by the Solent a stretch of sea which is part of the English Channel.
Although the island is a separate county in its own right, we include it here for convenience.
Hampshire, UK, is a very popular tourist area, home to many seaside resorts, a large maritime and yachting area in the Solent, the beautiful New Forest, and a wide diversity of attractions catering for all tastes and interests, and suitable for
children and adults alike.
There are so many things to do for families and kids, in all weathers, and most areas of Hampshire are no more than an hour or two from London by car or train.
Hampshire, UK, Local Events
A random selection of What's On Events including:- Car Boot Sales, Markets, Open Air Concerts, Family Fun Days, Art Exhibitions, Theatre and Drama Groups, School Fetes and Fayres, Pub Quizzes, Music Festivals, Fairs and Shows, Runs, Walks, Talks, Lectures, Horse and Dog Shows, Keep Fit, Interests, Hobbies, Activities ...
... and much more.
PLUS organizers of events can advertise for FREE.
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Hampshire Country Pubs
A hand-picked selection of the best country pubs in Hampshire, UK. Traditional old English pubs, many in tranquil countryside settings, offering fine restaurant menus, bar food and snacks. These pubs usually have ample parking, pleasant gardens many with play areas for children. Many of the country pubs listed are of historical interest and many put on special events and entertainment for their visitors. Check their websites on our pub pages.
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Hampshire Car Boot Sales
A number of the best and well established, popular car boot sales in Hampshire, UK.
An ideal way to dispose of your unwanted household items, furniture, sports equipment, clothes, shoes, handbags, childrenswear, toys, games, books, DVDs and CDs, etc., or pick up some great bargains for your home or hobby. One man's junk is another man's treasure. You might even find some amazing collectables or even a priceless antique. Whether you are buying or selling - Good Luck!
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Hampshire, UK, Family Attractions and Children's Activities
Hampshire has many fine permanent visitor attractions suitable for days out with adults and kids of all ages. Need something to do with the kids in the summer holidays? There's something here to suit all tastes and interests. Activities for toddlers, fascinating exhibitions and interactive museums, rides ranging from gentle to thrilling, and amusements, birds, animals and sea creatures both large and small, adventure playgrounds, military and naval shows, the list goes on and on ...
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Hampshire, UK, Local Council Information Websites
Hampshire has some 15 district, borough and city councils. Each of these local authorities has its own website containing massive amounts of information about its own specific local area. Details about local history and nature, countryside and coast, towns and villages, places to go, local parks, gardens, beauty spots, historic country houses, areas to walk, cycle and picnic, places to go shopping, hotels and accommodation, restaurants, theatres, entertainment, attractions and activities for children, museums, shows and interactive stuff for kids, plus lists of local events and what's on.
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Hampshire Martial Arts Clubs
Hampshire is believed to have over 60 martial arts clubs and venues covering all the major styles, including Karate, Kickboxing, Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Jujitsu, MMA Vale Tudo, Judo, Aikido, Muay Thai, Ninjutsu, Arnis Escrima Kali, Iaido, Kempo, and Pencak Silat.
Clubs are located throughout the county at Aldershot, Alton, Andover, Basingstoke, Fareham, Farnborough, Gosport, Grayshott, Hedge End, Liphook, Odiham, Portsmouth, Romsey, Southampton, Tadley, Tidworth, Winchester, Yateley. Clubs also meet at Newport, Ryde and Sandown on the Isle of Wight.
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