Lose yourself in history with cool castles, magical mansions and palaces fit for any princess!
From the birthplaces of Winston Churchill and Charles Dickens, award winning exhibitions and museums, to re-inactment days of historic events - The Beautiful South is proud of it's heritage and encourages visitors of all ages to take a step back in time and celebrate our history.
Find out more about the story of rowing, from its roots in ancient warfare to its current use as a competitive sport, at The River and Rowing Museum. If Motor Cars are more your thing, visit The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, where you can take a ride on ‘Wheels’ - a space-age pod ride – which gives a fascinating voyage through 100 years of motoring.
Ignite your imagination at Fort Brockhurst where you can pretend to be on-guard back in the 1860’s protecting England from invasion! If story telling is more your thing, visit the Roald Dahl Museum, Great Missenden or the Bucks County Museum & Roald Dahl's Children Gallery in Ayelsbury where you will be transported to the quirky world of the World famous author!
This is our pick of the best for families, but why not check our History Revealed page for more ideas.
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Ever wondered how the sport of rowing came about? Well, here at the river & Rowing Museum you can find out!
The fizzpopping Roald Dahl Museums
From Victorian characters dipicting life as it once was at Palace House, to rides through time on 'Wheels'.
Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and setting for so many historical films and Harry Potter, Blenheim Palace offers a great day out for all.
The past is never too far away in Gosport, where history and heritage are brought to life!
Fun Family Days Out
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