Around & About

There is a wealth of fun and interesting things to do, to suit a range of ages and interests, many of which are within 20-30 mins drive:

Museums and sites of historical interest

  • World renowned Stonehenge

  • Winchester Cathedral, school and precincts

  • Danebury Iron Age Hill Fort, as well as four or five similarly spectacular forts

  • Iron Age Museum, including artefacts from Danebury Fort

  • Salisbury Cathedral, housing one of the four Magna Cartas

  • A number of museums in Winchester (Military, Westgate & City)


  • Dreamy Longstock water gardens

  • Mottisfont Abbey and rose gardens

  • Hillier Gardens, Aboretum and garden centre

  • Riverside Houghton Lodge gardens, with lamas and great for cream teas

Family orientated

  • Andover Hawk Conservancy, with amazing live flying displays

  • Army Flying Museum, Middle Wallop, housing an array of helicopters

  • Museum of the Royal Navy, The Mary Rose & HMS Victory, Portsmouth

  • Marwell Zoo, home to rhinos, pygmy hippos and snow leopards

  • Thruxton race circuit


Danebury Hill Fort

Longstock Water Gardens

Middle Wallop Air Museum

Mottisfont Abbey

Salisbury Cathedral

Thruxton Race Circuit

Marwell Zoo

The Hawk Conservancy