A world renowned experimental archaeology site looking at prehistoric life in Britain using archaeological data gathered recreations include the largest roundhouse ever rebuilt! Concentrating on Stone Age, Iron Age and Roman eras the farm will be expanding into the Saxon era during 2015 with the building of a Saxon long house. See and feed rare breeds of ancient sheep, pigs and goats! Butser provides a unique opportunity to understand and be involved with experimental archaeology! Visitors are encouraged to try activities such as mosaics, archaeology and hop scotch! Ancient festivals and a selection of workshops are held throughout the year – please contact us for details.
Kids go FREE, with every full paying adult! Simply print off this web page (or show on a mobile device) at the Visitor Centre.
Welcome to Virtual Warfare - the UK's premier laser combat experience and home to Battlefield Live™.
There's something for groups of any age, size and experience including Corporate Groups, Stag Parties, Hen Parties, Birthdays & Private Parties, Families and individuals alike here at Virtual Warfare. As well as a variety of Combat Arenas, Battle Scenarios, Weaponry options and excellent
Facilities second to none we also offer Arrive & Die to give you an experience unlike any other laser combat experience.
Tel: 0844 576 2420
STAUNTON COUNTRY PARK
Middle Park Way, Havant, Hampshire, PO9 5HB
With a farm full of friendly animals, the south coast's largest ornamental glasshouses, beautiful gardens and 1,000 acres of country park to explore there's something for everyone at Staunton Country Park, near Havant. Children can feed friendly farm animals on the farm and then let off steam in the play area, as grown-ups enjoy a coffee in the Regency Tea Rooms. There's a maze for inquisitive minds and a whole host of trails to have a go at, from Nursery Rhymes to Dinosaurs. Relax in the beautiful walled gardens, take in the sight, sounds and smells of the sensory garden or take a stroll in the beautifully landscaped parkland. For the more energetic there are walking and cycle trails (free guides available), an orienteering course and even bicycles to hire for the day. Kid's go FREE, with every full paying adult. Simply print of this page and hand in at the Visitor Centre.
WHITCHURCH SILK MILL was built on the River Test in Hampshire two hundred years ago, during the reign of King George III. Silk has been woven here since the 1820s. Now a working museum open to the public, the mill produces high quality silks to order for theatrical costume, interior designers and historic houses. Visitors are welcome to try their hand at hand-weaving and explore the textiles. Schools and groups welcome at all times by prior arrangement. Hands-on School holiday activities available for Children and adult workshops held throughout the year. Tea room offers sandwiches, cakes and other refreshments, picnics are welcome and our shop sells unique gifts. Stairlift to first floor only. Disabled facilities available, with ample free parking including parking for the disabled.
A family run children's farm with all the character of a traditional farm in a safe, secure, friendly environment. Feed the ducks and the lambs, cuddle a rabbit, or groom a pony. Play in the adventure playground, bounce all day on our trampolines, or perhaps just wander around and pet the animals at your leisure. Take a well earned break in the 'Rooster's Rest' Tea Room with homemade cakes and extensive hot and cold menu. Ample space and plenty of benches for picnics, facilities include a large free car park, toilets and baby changing room. Don't forget the Gift Shop!
Iron Hill, Midhurst Road, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LP
Hollycombe is a unique collection of working steam powered attractions providing fun and entertainment for the whole family. The centre-piece is a complete Edwardian Fairground where you can experience all the fun of the fair from the 1870's; from the gentle "Golden Gallopers" to the first "White Knuckle" rides. The fun continues as you experience our three steam railways, and traction engine rides. Other attractions include period farming demonstrations, farm animals, sawmill and spectacular gardens.
The Showground, New Park, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7QH
The New Forest and Hampshire County Show was first held in 1921 and it is now the highlight of Hampshire's social calendar featuring all the attractions that have made it so popular for the best part of a century, bringing traditional country pursuits, new exhibitions and demonstrations to this unique event. Rated amongst the top ten Agricultural and Equestrian Shows in the UK, the Show has an excellent reputation both locally and nationally. There is plenty of free parking. There is something for all age groups to enjoy with so much to see and do you will be spoilt for choice.