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Get out and explore the local surroundings

There is so much to see and do in this beautiful part of the world, from great days out exploring the forests and beaches, to a wide range of world-class attractions to visit. If you’re running out of ideas, here are our recommendations for some great places to take a trip to whilst you’re here. Be sure to check out the exclusive offers available for each too...

  • Fantastic days out for all the family
  • Discover historic houses and castles
  • Spend the day at a local theme park
  • Dog-friendly attractions
  • Award winning beaches
  • Areas of outstanding national beauty (AONB)
  • Admire the New Forest's wildlife
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Peppa Pig World

The one and only home of Peppa Pig. A magical part of Paultons Park which hosts 7 themed rides and attractions designed to entertain the younger visitors.

Hurst Castle

Discover this artillery fortress built by Henry VIII at the seaward end of a spit. Commanding the entrance to the Solent it offers one of the best views in England.
Children Cannon Hurst Castle Attraction

Go Ape

Moors Valley is a picture perfect location for an adventurous day out. With a whopping five adventures available, featuring treetop challenges and Segway's, there’s an experience for all thrill and skill levels.
Go Ape Moors Valley

Jaunt-e Bike Hire

Engage your sense of adventure on these fun bikes. Super simple to ride with a retro vibe. All bikes are supplied with free Milford delivery, discover some great exclusive offers to discover the local area on two wheels.
Jaunt e bikes Keyhaven Outlook

Visit Milford on Sea

Visit Milford on Sea, just a short walk from Shorefield Country Park, why not experience one of their new guided walks & learn all about the village's history, discover its unique charm as well as its fauna and wildlife
Visit Milford on Sea Village

Paultons Park

Home to over 60 rides and attractions, set in over 140 acres of parkland, Paultons Park has everything you could ever ask for from a family theme park.
Dinosaur Themed Rides In Lost Kingdom At Paultons Park

Adventure Wonderland

Dorset’s multi award-winning family theme park. Adventure Wonderland has a great range of rides and attractions for younger children, plus meet and greets with popular characters, making it perfect for a family day out.
Adventure wonderland Dorset theme park


Beaulieu National Motor Museum has over 250 vehicles on display and depicts the history of motoring through the years.
5 Beaulieu National Motor Museum Car Display

Bournemouth and Poole

Home to sandy beaches and scenic quays, Bournemouth and Poole have so much to offer.
The Sandy Beaches Of Bournemouth

Dorset Waterpark

Make a splash at Dorset's inflatable waterpark. Set on two lakes in the Purbeck countryside it features Action Loops, a Trampoline, Slide and much more! Challenge your friends and family to the ultimate aqua adventure...

Exbury Gardens

Set within a spectacular 200 acre site, Exbury Gardens are home to the world-famous Rothschild Collection, which features a stunning selection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and shrubs
Walking Dogs At Exbury Gardens Dog Friendly Attraction

Longdown Activity Farm

There’s farmyard fun for the whole family at Longdown Activity Farm. Join in with a daily schedule of hands-on activities that include bottle-feeding kid goats & calves, the Animal Encounter Experience and duck feeding.
Feeding goats at Longdown activity farm

Marwell Zoo

Located near Winchester, the 140-acre wildlife park is home to hundreds of animals from endangered Amur tigers, snow leopards and white rhinos to giraffes, hippos and penguins – you’re in for a wild time!

Pony Rides

Get up close to the New Forest ponies with riding and grooming experiences at Honeybrook Farm in Wimborne.
Girl Feeding Horse

Monkey World

Monkey World is a dedicated rescue centre designed to assist governments world wide to prevent the smuggling of wild primates.
Sample Monkey World

New Forest Activities

Enjoy an exciting range of outdoor activities, from Canoeing, Kayaking, Archery and even Bushcraft. Perfect for couples, families and groups of any size looking for fun in the great outdoors.

The New Forest National Park

The New Forest is well known for its spectacular heath landscapes, stunning forest trails and free-roaming wildlife. Meet the resident New Forest ponies or, if you're lucky, maybe even some deer!
New Forest Pony In Colourful New Forest Heathland

Rockreef at Bournemouth Pier

Located on Bournemouth Pier, Rockreef is an indoor activity attraction. Try out the Highline high ropes aerial obstacle course, a ‘Leap of Faith’ or even zipwire from one end of the pier to the beach!

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