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Events

Wed, 11:05

Great things to do in Hampshire this weekend: art exhibitions, walks, concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas.

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Tue, 10:34
Eastleigh film festival

Charlotte Tomlinson-White has scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Monday, August 3, 2015
The Weird and Wonderful

Charlotte Tomlinson-White has scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Curtis Ellers American Circus

We’ve scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Monday, June 1, 2015
Cinderella. Photo: Steve Milton

We’ve scoured the county to bring you the top events taking place this month

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Holidays

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Overlooking the magical Watergate Bay in Cornwall

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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Every room onboard the Seven Seas Mariner has its own balcony

How lovely it is to be proved wrong! After years of enjoying cruising holidays, my husband and I thought that we had well and truly exhausted the concept.

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Walks

Tue, 10:30
Looking north-west over the Blackgang Chine Amusement Park towards the distant cliffs of Tennyson Down © Steve Davison

Follow Steve Davison across to the Isle of Wight for a walk at Niton, visiting the fascinating St Catherine’s Oratory

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Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Sandham Memorial Chapel – houses a stunning series of large-scale murals by Sir Stanley Spencer © Steve Davison

Steve Davison leads the way on a walk in the north-west corner of Hampshire visiting the Sandham Memorial Chapel, home to a stunning series of murals

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Monday, June 15, 2015
Heading towards Manor Farm

Follow Steve Davison to Hampshire’s ‘watercress capital’ for a peaceful walk alongside the River Alre, to the east of Winchester

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Monday, May 18, 2015
Sea and sun looking towards the Isle of White from Barton on Sea © Steve Davison

Steve Davison heads to Barton on Sea for a coastal walk with views across to the Isle of Wight

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Friday, May 1, 2015
Following the Hangers Way towards Vann Farm after Point 2 © Steve Davison

Steve Davison heads to Hawkley for a walk in the South Downs National Park to the north of Petersfield

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Places

Wed, 14:53

Take up the opportunity to visit Hampshire’s most interesting historic buildings, usually closed to the public, as Heritage Open Days encourages everything from grand mansion houses and museums to hidden air raid shelters to open their doors… Claire Pitcher explores

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Tue, 16:36

On 11 and 12 September, enjoy whole evening of entertainment before watching a film under the stars.

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Tue, 14:45
Bluebells near Wickham by Jon Mack under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 licence (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/) via flic.kr/p/5JSMMp

A beautiful village is something we’re certainly not short of here in Hampshire. We decided to shortlist 10 and invite you to vote for your favourite!

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Tue, 14:44
Ice Cream van at Gunwharf Quays (Getty Images)

Whether it’s a simple 99 or something a bit more adventurous, there’s a good range on offer when it comes to ice cream (with some sorbet and gelato on the way) here in Hampshire

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

A selection of fantastic Hampshire events and things to do on bank holiday Monday 31 August...

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Wildlife

Monday, July 27, 2015

Hampshire may have more heathland than any other English county, but now it needs protecting to preserve it for future generations to enjoy says Clive Chatters, Head of Conservation at the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Monday, May 18, 2015
Bullfinch on Feeder © Dave Kilbey 2008

Whether your outside space is vast or small, you can do your bit to make it wildlife friendly says Debbie Dawkins from the Wildlife Trust

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
New Forest Ponies Under Rainbow (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Barely a week goes by when we don’t hear on the news about the incredible strain our health system is under. Whether it’s overstretched A&E departments, or older people in our communities becoming frailer – it’s clear something needs to change for the NHS to cope.

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Seahorses make their home in the seagrass

Immersed beneath its surface, The Solent is harbouring an underwater rainforest and it needs our protection. Laura Drake from the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust explains how we can do more to save this vitally important habitat

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Find out how to spot one of the county’s most fascinating birds, the Nightjar, or ‘Goatsucker’ as it used to be known, with Outdoor Ranger Laura Baker

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