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The Red Arrows Air Display At Bournemouth Air Festival
Full of year-round events Discover the local events taking place each month in the surrounding areas near our holiday parks

Local Events

Top events to go to whilst on holiday

Discover the fantastic range of local events just waiting to be explored on your next Shorefield holiday...

Not only will you find many of Hampshire and Dorset’s top attractions right on your doorstep during your break with us, but every month there are always a sensational range of seasonal events and shows to discover.

Whether you're here for a just a weekend escape or staying longer, there's something to suit every member of the family. Hampshire and Dorset are bursting with exciting events, from delicious food festivals and sporting spectacles, to art attractions and magical music festivals.

Enjoy everything from the various regattas taking place along our coastal towns - each bringing its own celebrations and a bucket load of traditional seaside fun for the whole family - to world famous air shows and country fairs where our rural life is showcased. Add to the mix fantastic beaches, beautiful countryside and great attractions and you can see why guests love revisiting our parks.

The local area surrounding our holiday parks has a fantastic year-round events calendar. We've listed just some of our favourite monthly events below,so you can start planning your next getaway. So what are you waiting for?

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  • Delicious food festivals
  • Sporting spectacles
  • Seasonal experiences and activities
  • Fantastic family-friendly events
  • Pannage in the autumn throughout the New Forest
  • Local fireworks extravaganzas
  • Traditional seaside piers
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Upcoming Local Events in Dorset and Hampshire

Just a flavour of what's going on locally, let us know your favourites.
August 2022
The Great Dorset Steam Fair

The Great Dorset Steam Fair

The world's leading and largest heritage event, showcasing Great Britain's rich industrial, agricultural and leisure history. An amazing steam-filled day out!
Visit Milford on Sea Walks Hidden Forest

Guided Walk - Milford on Sea’s Hidden Woodland

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Join a local guide for a ramble through Milford on Sea’s Hidden Woodland Walk and discover a hidden gem and nature reserve. Time of walk: approximately 90 minutes Length of walk: 3.5kms.
Bournemouth Air Show

Bournemouth Air Festival

The UK's biggest air festival! Get down to the coast for some spectacular displays in the sky and on the ground. Featuring The Red Arrows, RAF Typhoon, Ultimate Warbirds and more!
Visit Milford on Sea Village

Guided Walk - An Insiders Guide to Milford on Sea

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Join a local guide for an insider’s guide to what Milford on Sea has to offer. Discover the history of the village whilst getting the low down on where to go and what to do whilst here. Takes approximately 90min.
Visit Milford on Sea Walks Hidden Forest

Guided Walk - Milford on Sea’s Hidden Woodland

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Join a local guide for a ramble through Milford on Sea’s Hidden Woodland Walk and discover a hidden gem and nature reserve. Time of walk: approximately 90 minutes Length of walk: 3.5kms.
Visit Milford on Sea Village

Guided Walk - An Insiders Guide to Milford on Sea

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Join a local guide for an insider’s guide to what Milford on Sea has to offer. Discover the history of the village whilst getting the low down on where to go and what to do whilst here. Takes approximately 90min.
Ringwood Carnival

Ringwood Carnival

A festival of fun for the whole family, raising money for local charities. With a great parade full of wonderful community floats.
Visit Milford on Sea Walks Hidden Forest

Guided Walk - Milford on Sea’s Hidden Woodland

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Join a local guide for a ramble through Milford on Sea’s Hidden Woodland Walk and discover a hidden gem and nature reserve. Time of walk: approximately 90 minutes Length of walk: 3.5kms.
Visit Milford on Sea Village

Guided Walk - An Insiders Guide to Milford on Sea

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Join a local guide for an insider’s guide to what Milford on Sea has to offer. Discover the history of the village whilst getting the low down on where to go and what to do whilst here. Takes approximately 90min.
Christmas Tree Wonderland

Christmas Tree Wonderland

Spectacular Christmas tree trail, enchanting illuminations and seasonal family fun! Experience the magical spectacle of hundreds of glittering trees around Bournemouth's gardens.

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