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things to do and see

There are many things to do for people with interests from walking and exploring to more high octane activities.  Please see some main attractions from the area below:


Paulton's Park and Peppa Pig World, Romsey

website: http://www.paultonspark.co.uk
Paultons family theme park offers a family day out with over 60 rides and attractions included in the price in Hampshire, The New Forest. Home to Peppa Pig world.


Broadlands House, Romsey

website: http://www.broadlandsestates.co.uk
Broadlands house has recently had a major overhaul and if you fancy a spot of guiding you will be welcomed with open arms. The gracious grounds lead down to the river, the house still has about it that formality that is a strange blend of architecture and politics, and is well worth exploring.


Mottisfont Abbey, Romsey

website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mottisfont
A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens. At the heart of this serene rural estate is Mottisfont Abbey, set in glorious grounds alongside the fast-flowing River Test.


Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Romsey

website: http://www3.hants.gov.uk/hilliergardens
Over 42,000 plants from temperate regions around the world grow in a variety of themed landscapes. An idyllic venue for special occasions, civil ceremonies, weddings and conferences. Events and exhibitions all year round. Excellent restaurant and summer tea rooms. Family friendly. Free entry for children.


Romsey Rapids Leisure Centre, Romsey

website: http://www.valleyleisure.co.uk/our-centres/rapids
The Rapids prides itself on being a welcoming leisure centre offering a wide range of sporting, fitness, and wellbeing facilities. It offers a Costa Coffee Franchise and free parking. Please browse our website at your will, if you don't find what you are looking for our friendly team of staff are at hand to assist you


Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

website: http://www.beaulieu.co.uk/
Beaulieu is a guaranteed great family day out with lots for everyone to enjoy including the world famous National Motor Museum and Palace House, home to Lord Montagu.


Longdown Activity Farm, Ashurst

website: http://www.longdownfarm.co.uk/
A BIG welcome to our family run farm. Come along and enjoy a fantastic family day for everyone. Join in with our daily schedule of activities, which run throughout the day.


Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood

website: http://www.moors-valley.co.uk/
At Moors Valley there is something for everyone, whether you want to enjoy a peaceful walk or cycle ride through the Forest, experience a ride on an authentic narrow-gauge steam train or even Go Ape on a high wire forest adventure swinging through the tree tops.


Sprat and Winkle Line, Test Way

website: http://www.users.waitrose.com/~horsebridge/history.htm
The curious nickname of  'Sprat and Winkle Line' (or sometimes `The Parsons and Prawns'!)  has always been applied to that portion of the London and South Western railway running between Andover and Redbridge, in Hampshire.  An ideal and picturesque cycling or walking route!