Hampshire is a wonderful county, you will never get bored.  There are literally hundreds of things to do and all within a relatively small area.

Andover Museum & Museum of the Iron Age, Andover
Local history of Andover museum.

Jungle Jungle Indoor Childrens Adventureland, Walworth Industrial Estate,
Children’s indoor adventure plays centre.
Hawk Conservancy and Country Park, Andover
Allows guests to get close to and learn more about Birds of Prey, and the work carried out by the Trust.  www.hawk-conservancy.org

Watercress Line, Alresford
Experience history in motion as you travel by steam between the beautiful Georgian town of Alresford and Alton.  10 miles of track through beautiful Hampshire scenery, passing two stations - Ropley, which is the railway's engineering base; and Medstead and Four Marks, the highest station in southern England.  There are many special events throughout the year, such as War on the Line, a Day Out with Thomas and Santa Specials. Kids of all ages will enjoy a great day out.  www.watercressline.co.uk

Milestones, Basingstoke
Step back in time to the late Victorian period and experience Hampshire during the Industrial Revolution. Explore the network of streets, houses and factories and discover a host of fascinating objects and vehicles. Call into the Baverstock Arms for a drink. Join Mrs. Cox to recreate the wartime era and find out how to 'make do and mend'. www.milestones.com

Beaulieu Palace and Gardens
National motor museum with many historic and classic vehicles, Palace and grounds. www.beaulieu.co.uk

New Forest Water Park, Nr Fordingbridge
Water park with water skiing, inflatable banana rides, jet skies.

1642 Living History Village, Gosport
Historic recreation of an English Hamlet at the time of the English civil war with historic re-enactments.

Hollycombe Steam Collection, Liphook
a unique collection of working steam powered attractions providing fun and entertainment for the whole family. www.hollycombe.co.uk

New Forest Reptile Centre, Lyndhurst
A trip to the Raptor and Reptile Centre will enable you to see owls, birds of prey and a wide selection of reptiles, giant tortoises and rabbits.  www.libertyscentre.co.uk

Sammy Miller Motor Cycle Museum, New Milton
Motorcycle museum with collection of historic and classic motorcycles, also  farm animals, children’s play area.

Bear Museum (The), Petersfield
a world-renowned collection of antique teddy bears and related items.  www.bearmuseum.co.uk

Natural History Museum, Portsmouth
The museum tells the story of the wild things of the riverbank, marshes, woods and urban areas of Portsmouth.

Playzone, Portsmouth
Children’s adventure play centre.  The Big, Bright, Bouncy place! It's Fizzical Fun for Kids, Mums & Dads whatever the weather. www.theplayzone.co.uk

Pyramids Centre, Portsmouth
Water fun centre with Swimming, Tropical pools, Flumes etc. www.pyramids.co.uk

Paultons Park, Romsey
Theme park with Roller coasters, Bumper boats, astroglide etc, Exotic birds and animals, Kids kingdom.  www.paultonspark.co.uk

Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway, Southampton
Spectacular 200-acre woodland garden, famous for the Rothschild collection of rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias,

Longdown Activity Farm, Southampton
Down on the farm you can really muck in, with the cows, goats, poultry, pigs, sheep, horses, alpacas and rabbits.  Kits can get up close and personal.

Royal Victoria Railway, Southampton
A scenic, one mile, ten-and-a-quarter inch gauge passenger miniature railway.  www.royalvictoriarailway.co.uk

Manor Farm Country Park, Pylands Lane, Bursledon, Southampton SO31 1BH
Woodland, riverside and open space complete with a working Victorian farm. Meet the animals, visit the farmhouse and school cottage, or even try your hand at milking a cow! Pack a picnic and enjoy the beautiful country park on the banks of the River Hamble, and take part in the exciting events programme. www.hants.gov.uk/manorfarm

Blue Reef Aquarium, Southsea
Have a great family day out.  www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk

Clarence Pier Amusement Park, Southsea
Love it or hate it, today Southsea Clarence Pier is often billed as the largest amusement park on the south coast.  www.clarencepier.co.uk

Southsea Model Village, Southsea
1/12th scale model village with forty miniature buildings, houses, forts, castles and a miniature railway.

Bursledon Brickworks COnservation Centre Swanwick
Industrial heritage conservation centre with children’s activities.

Butser Ancient Farm, Waterlooville
Replica of a farm that would have existed in the British Iron Age circa 300 BC.  With buildings, structures, animals and crops of the kind that existed at that time.  www.butser.org.uk

Marwell Zoological Park, Winchester
200 different species from tropical frogs to big cats, from little lovebirds to awesome ostrich. Marwell is a wonderful setting for rare animals and it’s a great day out for everyone. www.marwell.org.uk