Outdoor Photography in Hampshire

When my boys were small, every time we found something fun to do I would add it to a little list, so next time we had a list to choose from which helped them decide on an activity.

Well that little list became a HUGE list over the years, but every school holiday, we still have a look back through to help us choose a fun day out near Southampton.

 

 

ANIMALS:

Marwell zoo 

New forest wildlife park

Long Down Activity Farm

Manor farm

Bournemouth Oceanarium

Sealife Centre (1.5 hrs)

Beale Wildlife Park (1 hrs)

Farmer Palmers (1 hr)

 

COUNTRY PARKS:

Moors Valley Country Park (the BEST one)

 Royal Victoria Country Park

Itchen Valley Country Park

Southampton Common

Lakeside Country Park and Railway

Lepe beach

Furzey Gardens

Brownsea island

 

DAYS OUT:

Peppa Pig World/Paulton’s Park

Beaulieu Motor Museum

4 Kingdoms Adventure Park

Adventure Wonderland

Ringos/Alpine adventure park

Fishers Farm Park

 

INDOORS:

Flip out, Chandler’s Ford

Injoy centre 

Kids 2 Day Soft Play

Play shack Soft Play (and kid’s hairdressers)

Frankie’s Fun Factory Soft Play

Wacky Warehouse -Small Soft Play

Jumpin Jax Soft Play

The Adventure Barn Soft Play

Poppies Crafts – Pottery Painting and Decopage

Winchester Science Centre

Hollywood Bowl

Laser Tag

Bella crafts (fair oak and Winchester)

 

SWIMMING:

Romsey Rapids

Coral Reef Swimming Pool (1 Hour away)

Aldershot Lido

Aqua Drome

The Quays

Eastleigh Lido (Paddling Pool and play ground)

 

EXPLORING DAYS:

Wilton House -BIG play ground, beautiful old house and gardens to explore

Holly Hill Park – Beautiful woodland walk and pond

Fort Nelson – Old fort and tunnels FREE

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens

Wickham River and Water Meadows – GREAT for paddling

 

BEACHES

Sandbanks beach 1 hour away SANDY

Swanage (and chain ferry) 1 hour away

Branksome Chine

Alum Chine

Lepe Country Park and Beach

 

INDOOR ROLE PLAY/TOYS:

I wanna be role play

Tiny treasure town

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