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Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Watercress Line AlresfordHampshire is such a varied county  with historic towns, vibrant cities, beautiful coastline, ancient forests and rolling hills that it makes an ideal place for groups to explore.

 Below are links directly to the group travel pages of each of the following Hampshire destination websites where you will find group information on visiting the region. 

East Hampshire

The Hampshire area of the South Downs National Park, around Chawton where Jane Austen lived, is just an hour from London.
With its wooded hills and hidden valleys, picture-perfect villages and market towns this is a lovely part of England.

Visit Hampshire

Hampshire boasts great activities for groups with quality attractions, superb countryside and unique experiences. For inspiration on accommodation, dining, parking and itinerary ideas, visit the Group Travel section of the  Visit Hampshire website and download the 20156Hampshire Group Guide.

Discover Gosport

Gosport welcomes groups, whether it’s a day trip, short break or longer stay. Many attractions cater for groups with group discounts, specialist tours giving access to areas not usually open to the public, and free coach parking.

Visit Havant

A seaside haven for a relaxing visit, excellent for walking, watersports and other leisure activities. Hayling Island has an unspoilt charm as a traditional seaside resort. Just along the coast, Emsworth is renowned as a must-visit destination for food lovers. 

Visit Isle of Wight

One of the Island’s greatest strengths is diversity, whether it’s exploring the many landmark sights and coastal gardens or discovering some great events and attractions, there’s plenty for groups big and small to explore. Find out what's going on down south!

Visit Portsmouth

Enjoy a group visit to Portsmouth, the great waterfront city. Combine world class attractions, great shopping and year round events, all on a stunning waterfront. With a range of accommodation and a good choice of evening entertainment why not bring your group to stay. 
Contact for general group enquiries:

vis@portsmouthcc.gov.uk
02392 826722

Discover Southampton

Southampton guarantees an enjoyable visit for all. This historic city offers a variety of group friendly activities with unique places unknown to many to explore. Discover the hidden gems of Southampton, with maritime and aviation Museums, cultural guided walking tours, an international cricket ground, art galleries and cruise ships to admire - it won’t disappoint. 

Destination Basingstoke

A growing town only an hour away from the coast and the capital it is a perfect stop of for groups. Surrounded by beautiful countryside, industrial heritage and leisure activities, this modern and vibrant town offers ideas for new and exciting itineraries to please all. 

The New Forest

Seeped in history the New Forest not only boasts stunning woodland, marshland, rivers and historic villages & pubs, but offers a getaway from the rat race of everyday life. Groups can explore the New Forest by foot, bike, bus or even horse, learn about the Forests Heritage and enjoy the natural beauty of the landscape.

Visit Winchester

The city of Winchester is steeped in History and busting with all year round events and attractions for all to enjoy. Surrounded by the rolling Hampshire countryside groups can enjoy scenic walks in and around Winchester along the River Itchen exploring medieval streets, architecture and the quirky sites of the City including chic boutique shops, eateries and designer stores.   

Test Valley

Nestled in the beautiful landscape of the Test Valley in West Hampshire, the River Test meanders through ancient woodland, historic market towns and charming villages with plentiful attractions and outdoor activities for all to enjoy including National Trust Properties, Private homes and Gardens to explore.

  

  

Houghton Lodge

Houghton Lodge Gardens

A haven of peace above the tranquil beauty of the River Test. Grade II*...

Young girl looking at the round table

The Great Hall

Situated at the top of the High Street just to the left of The Westgate,...

Houghton Lodge

Houghton Lodge Gardens

A haven of peace above the tranquil beauty of the River...

Young girl looking at the round table

The Great Hall

Situated at the top of the High Street just to the left of...

The Old Vine

The Old Vine

The Old Vine is a beautifully restored Grade II listed...

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