There are many reasons to come to Hampshire. Maybe you want to see the South Downs National Park’s rolling farmland and villages. Maybe ancient ruins, museums and historical attractions intrigue you. Or maybe you’re looking for family fun at an amusement park or zoo. Hampshire is a winner whether you’re after a blast from the past or just a walk in the woods. Book your Hampshire hotel with us.
Kings like Alfred the Great and William the Conqueror lived and ruled in Hampshire. The town of Winchester
was the capital of England
until the Normans arrived. Today Hampshire is Southeast England’s largest county.
Things to do
is the home of Winchester Cathedral, one of England’s largest cathedrals. It has its own unique Winchester Bible and a vaulted crypt housing Anthony Gormley’s statue of a man: “Sound II”. Winchester Castle’s Great Hall is the only part of the medieval castle that remains, and in it you’ll find King Arthur’s ‘Round Table’ on display. Among the many other historical sights in Winchester you can explore the ruins of Wolvesey Castle and the Hospital of St. Cross.
’s harbour features both 170-foot icon Spinnaker Tower and Her Majesty’s Naval Base, the British Navy’s oldest base and home to more than two-thirds of its surface ships.
Our South Downs hotels
will have you staying right in the peaceful landscapes of South Downs National Park. From market towns like Petersfield and East Meon to hillsides, farmland and old woodlands. Take a day trip to the Seven Sisters, chalk-white cliffs that rise high above a rocky beach.
Taking a trip with the kids? Have some fun at Paulton’s Family Theme Park or Marwell Zoo. Want something educational and fun? One of Hampshire’s museums like Jane Austen’s House or the National Motor Museum is your ticket.
Shopping and dining
You’ll find both brand names and boutiques in Hampshire destinations like Winchester and Southampton
. Hampshire has fresh local produce and dining options from cosy tea rooms to fine dining and international dishes.
Getting here and around
Once you’ve booked your Hampshire accommodation, our cheap flights to Hampshire
will get you there for less. You can get around Hampshire by hire car, public transport or – if you feel like getting some fresh air– one of the more than 30 different cycling routes. It’s just another way to explore the enchanting scenery – both natural and historic – of Hampshire.