A guide to exciting family fun in Hampshire

Filed under: Tourism — Posted by: Barry on July 26, 2016

Many of us look abroad when considering a family break, but remember that there are a number of places in the UK that are brimming with exciting events and attractions that will guarantee no end of fun for everybody. One such place is the county of Hampshire.

Located on the southern coast of England, Hampshire is well-known for its army and navy history, but it is also a popular tourist destination with a lot to offer. Here are just some of the things you and your family can enjoy if you take a trip to the stylish county:

Hot air balloon rides

Hampshire is a prime location for hot air balloons in the UK. Of course, it’s one of the most attractive counties, with locations like The New Forest with its wild ponies, the Hampshire Downs, and the Low Weald within its boundaries. However, it’s also home to a number of interesting landmarks like the Emirates Spinnaker Tower and Fort Nelson.

Of course, there are few things more exciting than taking a hot air balloon ride, so you can ensure that none of the family are bored when you take to the skies and float on air above the county of Hampshire.

Exploring the New Forest

The New Forest is one of the most spectacular places in the UK. Whether your family are into outdoor exploration, relaxation or the simple pleasures of nature, there is something for everything at this location, which is dog friendly and offers numerous activities from cycling to mushroom picking, and exploring the ancient and impressive woodland.

It’s the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon walk – whether it’s the height of summer or rhe depths of winter, just dress accordingly! Animal lovers will also get a kick out of visiting the site, where they will get to see wild ponies, reptiles and some adorable pigs.

A day out at Funland

Funland is an extremely popular Hampshire theme park, located on Hayling Island. If you want to do something that will please the kids, but which still has plenty of things for the adults to do, this is the place you will want to make time visit during your stay.

Funland offers a number of exciting attractions, including its impressive looping Klondike rollercoaster, ten-pin bowling, an extremely entertaining and traditional helter-skelter ride, and several white-knuckle rides for the teenagers and adults to enjoy, or endure!