Jane Austen's House, Alton
The house is where Jane Austen spent the last eight years of her life. It is recognised as the place where she did the majority of her writing.

Gilbert White’s House, Alton
The garden has been restored to its 18th century form with both a wild flower garden and vegetable plot. There is a revolving ´Wine Pipe´ seat, a Haha and a beech-clad ´Hanger´ with a Zig Zag footpath.

Hinton Ampner House, Alresford
The house was completely destroyed by fire in 1960, along with a collection of fine English furniture and Italian paintings. Rather than abandon the house it was rebuilt.  The gardens of Hinton Ampner House were laid out by Ralph Dutton.

The Vyne, Basingstoke
Attractive gardens surround the 16th century Vyne house. Built for Lord Sandys, Henry VIII´s Lord Chamberlain.  The rooms contain a wealth of old panelling and fine furniture. It also contains a Tudor chapel with Gothic vaulting, murals and Renaissance glass. In the grounds are lawns, herbaceous borders, and lakes.

Palace House, Beaulieu
Palace House, once the Great Gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey. The family home of Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, the house contains splendid rooms full of fine portraits, furniture and family photographs. Buckler's Hard, a pretty 18th century village, famous as the place where some of Nelson's fleet was built is a little over two miles from the National Motor Museum, the Palace House and Beaulieu Abbey.

Portchester Castle, Fareham
The Norman castle, stands in a corner of a large Roman fort, said to be the most complete in Northern Europe.  Visiting the grounds and Roman walls is free, but there is a charge for the castle.
 
Breamore, Fordingbridge
Purchased in the 18th century by Sir Edward Hulse, Physician at the Court of Queen Anne, King George I and George II. The House has been lived in for the past 250 years by Hulses’ descendents and remains the family home.

West Green House Garden, Hartley Wintney
Voted one of the UKs top 50 gardens, surrounding an 18th century house. The Nymphaeum is fully restored with water steps and Italianate planting. The Lake Field and its follies and lake have been recently opened.

Apple Court, Lymington
The white garden, extensive grass garden, sub-tropical borders, 70-metre hosta walk, the woodland walk and cottage garden are in contrast to the small Japanese style garden and pond.

Hurst Castle, Lymington
Situated at the end of a shingle promontory that extends 1½ mile from Milford-On-Sea and only ¾ of a mile from the Isle of Wight.  The views from the top of the keep are spectacular.  Built by Henry VIII and completed in 1544. Charles I was imprisoned here before his trial and execution.

Highclere Castle, Newbury (Hampshire/Berkshire borders)
Designed in the 1830s by Sir Charles Barry, who built the Houses of Parliament. The house holds the private collection of ancient Egyptian finds amassed from excavations by the 5th Earl of Carnarvon and Howard Carter between 1907 and 1913. An additional gallery of photographs recalls the discovery, in 1922, of the tomb of Tutankhamun. The parkland was designed by Capability Brown and includes a tropical house. Behind the White Garden is a gate in the wall that brings you to the exquisite Secret Garden.

Southsea Castle, Portsmouth
Built in 1544 as part of a string of fortifications ordered to be built by Henry VIII around England's coasts to protect the country from invaders. Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose, sank in front of the Castle.

Mottisfont Abbey Garden, House & Estate, nr Romsey
This 12th-century Augustinian priory was converted into a private house after the Dissolution of the Monasteries and still retains the ‘font’ from which its name is derived. The key attraction is the grounds with magnificent trees, walled gardens and a National Collection of Old-fashioned Roses.

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey
A unique collection of around 42,000 plants (12,000 different types). Displays include the largest Winter Garden in Europe.

Broadlands, Romsey
The home of Lord Mountbatten, Broadlands stands in beautiful parklands and the river Test, one of the finest trout and salmon rivers in Europe, flows for over four miles through the property.

Stansted House & Park, Rowland's Castle
Set in park and woodland on the Hampshire/West Sussex border. Stansted House was gutted by fire in 1900 and reproduced in replica in 1903. The staterooms have some fine family furniture. The servants´ quarters hold a fascinating collection of household artefacts.

Exbury Gardens, Southampton
A 200 acre woodland garden world famous for the spring displays of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias and camellias.

Houghton Lodge Gardens, Stockbridge
12 acres of Grade II listed gardens surround an 18th century Georgian `Cottage Orne´. Chalk cob walls enclose a traditional kitchen garden. This is a popular TV/Film location.

Wolvesey Castle, Winchester
The site contains the ruins of what was a fortified palace and the principle residence of the Bishops of Winchester.

Avington Park, Winchester
A Georgian manor overlooks sweeping lawns to the lake. The rooms inside are stunning. Gilded and painted, the Ballroom looks out through floor length windows to the lake beyond.  The Hall and Library are equally lovely, having hand painted trompe l’oeil ceiling and walls.