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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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Treat yourself to lunch and tea with a visit to one of these fantastic Hampshire tea rooms.

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The transformation of the 10-mile Meon Valley Trail is putting Wickham on the cycling map, providing accessibility for all and creating a link straight into the heart of the South Downs. Natalie French finds out more

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Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

We took to Instagram one afternoon and discovered a whole host of amazing Hampshire photos. Here are 15 of the best we found...

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As New Park prepares to welcome visitors from all over the county, we take a look at the top ten reasons why this year’s New Forest Show should not be missed

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Milford on Sea is all about life’s simple pleasures: cliff-top walks, rows of beautiful beach huts and the chance to devour a bag of chips whilst staring at the sea… says Natalie French

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The secluded beauty and calming powers of wild swimming has been attracting quite a following in the UK. Natalie French speaks to the founder of The Outdoor Swimming Society, Kate Rew, and discovers Hampshire’s own wild watering holes

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Best things about living in Hook

Thursday, July 2, 2015
Hook is surrounded by pretty villages - such as Rotherwick with its pubs, ponies and landrovers.

Hook always feels as though it’s on the way to somewhere else, Emma Caulton wonders about the pleasures of staying put

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Set in over 400 acres of land, Thruxton race track is the fastest circuit in the country. We sent Jane Gazzard to get to grips with some serious boys’ toys that cater for enthusiasts from five to 85

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Discover market stalls of artisan produce. Photo: The Electric Eye

In celebration of the Hampshire Food Festival’s special anniversary, Hampshire Fare take us back to the beginning to find out how the county’s love for local food has grown

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Historic Hartley Wintney has been bustling with traders for over 250 years and today boasts an array of established and new entrepreneurs. Some of the High Street’s recent arrivals tell us why they love being in Hartley Wintney

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Boom Town Fair

Festival fever has taken hold in Hampshire. Whatever your taste in music, Natalie French has rounded up a selection of the best music events taking place in our county this year

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As the weather heats up, there’s no better place to visit than the glorious New Forest coastline. From cruises to campsites, walking tours to wildlife you’re guaranteed a full itinerary

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With festival fever taking hold in Hampshire, Natalie French has rounded up a selection of the best food/drink events to enjoy across our county this year

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Agapanthus 'Purple delight'

Fairweather’s Wholesale Nursery in Beaulieu opens its doors for just one weekend a year on August 2 and 3 when visitors can see behind the scenes of one of the south’s leading producers of perennials.

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View across the River Hamble from the bridge at Swanwick

From sailing along the strawberry coast to shopping on cobbled streets, the Hamble Valley offers an idyllic lifestyle as Emma Caulton discovered on a recent visit

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5 quirky places to stay in Hampshire

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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People love the thrill of staying somewhere different so we’ve compiled some vital info on some of the most interesting places to stay in Hampshire

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Steve Brown cycled 1200 miles around Britain to promote the Magna Carta anthem

Odiham is poised to celebrate its part in the 800th anniversary of the world’s most famous legal document. Graham Price finds out more about the village’s role in Magna Carta history and some of the exciting events taking place to celebrate

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With the current decline of the Great British High Street, this month Chris van Schaick shares his theory on why business could perhaps be so slow

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West Green House plays host to a variety of outdoor operas

Summer is on the horizon and one of the best ways to enjoy those long evenings is with a picnic, a bottle of Champagne and a large dose of fun-filled entertainment at open air theatre productions across the county. Claire Pitcher brings you her top picks not to be missed

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