Holiday Tots have lots of child-friendly holiday ideas in Hampshire and the New Forest. The area boasts so much to see and do from zoos, museums and water parks, to amusement parks and lots of open space to run free in the New Forest and sandcastle building on the fabulous family-friendly beaches. .
More ideas of child-friendly holidays and days out in Hampshire including the New Forest.
The beachlands is ideal for a family fun day out by the seaside. The beaches at Hayling Island for example are recommended by the Good Beach Guide meaning its a perfect spot for a paddle or a swim.
The New Forest is another attraction sure to be a hit with the whole family, it was made a National Park in 2005 and you will find deer, ponies and cows roaming the heaths and woodlands. Enjoy a stroll around or hire a bike (or horse!) and take in the scenery. You will be able to stop off at one of the local family friendly pubs for a spot of lunch and well-earned rest! Hampshire has a range of eateries to choose from - quality restaurants and gastro pubs to cafes and farmers markets, there are lots of options for the family to dine out.
A county with so many different and exciting activities: the maritime city of Southampton, shopping in Portsmouth and the Cathedral in Winchester, New forest exploration and a day at the seaside - take your pick!
Hampshire is an exciting place for a family holiday and close to London too. We are always looking for recommendations of things to do or places to stay for families so if you have any thoughts you would like to share, we wouldd love to hear from you.