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Events

Tue, 15:41

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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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
'Impossible'

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

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Monday, January 11, 2016
Ed Byrne (photo by Roslyn Gaunt)

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

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Monday, January 4, 2016
Farnborough International Airshow (photo by Darren Harbar)

Essential dates for 2016, selected by Elizabeth Kirby

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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

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

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Holidays

Thursday, November 6, 2014
The stunning views over Watergate Bay. Photo credit: Kirsten Prisk

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

Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Heading along the Wayfarer's Walk back to the start © Steve Davison

Head to the north-west corner of Hampshire for some fresh air and great views on the downs says Steve Davison

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Monday, January 25, 2016
© Steve Davison

Is there anything more refreshing than a stroll on a crisp winter’s day? We don’t think so! Here are a few of our favourite rambles across the county to enjoy this season

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Monday, January 11, 2016
Farlington Marshes (photo by Ian Cameron-Reid)

Blow away the cobwebs and see in the New Year on a wander around our wildlife habitats says Tim Chambers, volunteer for the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Friday, December 18, 2015
© Steve Davison

Keep an eye out for some unusual animals on a walk around Owslebury on the western edge of the South Downs National Park, near to Marwell Zoo

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015
A great view through the trees from the Shoulder of Mutton Hill © Steve Davison

Steve Davison heads to the picturesque village of Steep for a walk through the Ashford Hangers

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Places

Fri, 11:33
Snowdrops at Mottisfont Abbey by Richard Seely (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/) via flic.kr/p/5ZMrgP

Snowdrop season in the UK inspires people to get out and take a stroll through the countryside and that is no different here in Hampshire, as these beautiful photos prove...

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Wed, 15:39
Buriton Manor

This South Downs village has a wonderful community spirit. With two pubs and a plethora of events through the year, there’s always something for residents to look forward to says Claire Pitcher

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Wed, 15:19
Sylvia and John have been working hard to renovate their corner of Shamrock Quay

Our dockyards have witnessed choppy waters over the years, but in one small corner of Southampton there’s a booming hub of non-marine based businesses riding on the crest of a wave. Viv Micklefield heads to Shamrock Quay

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Wed, 15:08
The River Hamble at the site of the Grace Dieu and of possibly, the Holigost © Jamie O.Davies

Almost 600 years since Henry V’s mighty fleet sailed to France, experts think they’ve found the shipwreck of the Holigost, a major part of his war machine, in the River Hamble near Bursledon. Viv Micklefield digs deeper

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Friday, February 5, 2016
The Basingstoke Canal is claimed by many to be one of the country's most beauiful waterways

Originally popular with day trippers to Fleet Pond, the town may now not be an obvious choice for a break… but look a little closer and you’ll find much to charm says Emma Caulton

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Wildlife

Fri, 11:33
Snowdrops at Mottisfont Abbey by Richard Seely (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/) via flic.kr/p/5ZMrgP

Snowdrop season in the UK inspires people to get out and take a stroll through the countryside and that is no different here in Hampshire, as these beautiful photos prove...

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Monday, January 11, 2016
Farlington Marshes (photo by Ian Cameron-Reid)

Blow away the cobwebs and see in the New Year on a wander around our wildlife habitats says Tim Chambers, volunteer for the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Monday, November 23, 2015
The Marwell team in Africa, scanning for Grevy's zebra

Behind two of Hampshire’s most popular visitor attractions there are a number of brilliant conservationists and researchers who work tirelessly to study and save wildlife and habitats both here and around the world – Claire Pitcher went to meet them

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Monday, October 26, 2015
Photo: Tom Marshall

This autumn, spare a thought for our prickly garden visitors says Deborah Griffiths, Education and Engagement Assistant at The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Monday, September 28, 2015
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Sitting on motorway lampposts, gliding over hilltops and sometimes beating a hasty retreat, our buzzards are back… Sue Bromley finds out more

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