Things to do with the Kids in the South England

Things to do with the Kids in the South England

Things to do with the Kids in the South England

Things to do with the Kids in the South England

Andover Museum

A wealth of fascinating archaeology from Stone Age to post medieval The 4,000 years old Beaker burial found near Chilbolton includes pottery, a copper dagger, shale beads and two pairs of gold earrings. Find out about Victorian Andover
The Weyhill Sheep Fair and the infamous workhouse scandal of 1846, and take a look at transport, schools, and local businesses, such as Taskers of Anna Valley... amd the Andover Workhouse.
Andover Museum
6, Church Close
Tel: 01264 - 366283

Hove Lagoon

Hove lagoon is our main centre and focuses on :
Windsurfing, dinghy sailing, kids activities, corporate and group enquiries
Hove Lagoon
East Sussex
01273 42 48 42

Brighton Marina Watersports

Our Brighton Marina centre focuses on :
Yachting, powerboating, Zap Cats Lagoon Watersports
Brighton Marina Watersports
East Sussex
01273 68 42 60

Swanage Railway

The award-winning Swanage Railway currently operates on the six miles of track between Swanage and Norden, through the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle. The goals of the Swanage Railway Trust (the controlling body of the Swanage Railway) are to restore the rail link between Swanage and Wareham.
Swanage Railway
Station House
Dorset BH19 1HB
01929 425800


 A land dedicated to children - ride the dragon roller-coaster, drive a car, pan for gold -over 50 interactive rides, shows and attractions, set in 150 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens.
Winkfield Road
08705 040404

The Seven Sisters Sheep Centre

The Seven Sister Sheep Centre has probably the largest collection of sheep in the world, including many older breeds no longer seen on modern farms. There are lots of young farm animals, including pigs, goats, calves, rabbits and chicks both outside and under cover to feed and cuddle, with easy access from paved walkways.
The Seven Sisters Sheep Centre
East Dean
East Sussex, BN20 0DG
01323 423302

Beale Park
 Beale Park is home to swans ,owls, parrots and pheasants, farm animals, ponies, pets corner and much more.
Beale Park
Lower Basildon

Watercress Line
 Hampshire's preserved heritage railway. 10 mile round trip from Alton to Alresford.
Watercress Line
The Railway Station
01962 733810

Durlston Country Park
Durlston is a fabulous 113hectare (280acre) countryside paradise, consisting of sea-cliffs, coastal limestone downland, haymeadows, hedgerows and woodland. Whether it is the fabulous views, walks, the Great Globe, the superb geology, 400+ species of plant, 250+ species of bird, 34 species of butterfly, or the wide range of other wildlife, there is always something different to see at Durlston.
Durlston Country Park & Marine Project
Lighthouse Road
Dorset, BH19 2JL
(01929) 424443

Swanage Pier
The Unique 100+ year old Victorian Pier lies in the Southern area of Swanage Bay. Swanage Pier is owned and operated by The Swanage Pier Trust, a registered charity and has two paid members with all other tasks being performed by Volunteers. There are Ladies and Gents toilets on the Pier each with a hot shower.
Swanage Pier
Swanage Pier Trust
01929 423636

The Mayflower Theatre

The largest theatre in the South offers you magical evenings with the most spectacular touring musicals - many direct from the West End - plus opera, ballet, and some of the biggest names in popular music and comedy
The Mayflower Theatre Southampton
Commercial Road
SO15 1GE
023 8071 1800

Outwood Windmill
England's oldest working windmill, built 1665. Museum of bygones, birds and pets. Children's play area.
Outwood Windmill
The Old Mill,
Outwood Common,
near Redhill.
 01342 843644

Frimley Lodge Park

Woodland and canalside walks, play areas, miniature railway, 9 hole pitch and put course, cafe.
Frimley Lodge Park
Sturt Road
01252 836970

The Nothe Fort and Gardens
A coastal fortress, maze of tunnels, 70 rooms of display weapons, equipment and life-sized models.
The Nothe Fort and Gardens
01305 787243

Portland Museum
17th century thatched cottages situated above Church Ope Cove house the island's history of shipwrecks, smuggling and quarrying plus a comprehensive fossil collection in the garden.
Portland Museum,
217 Wakeham,
01305 821804

Abbotsbury Sub-tropical Gardens

A mixture of formal and informal, with charming walled garden walks and spectacular woodland valley views. World famous for its Camellia Groves & Magnolias, noted for its Rhododendrons and Hydrangea collections. Rare plants and trees of enormous size, world famous Swannery and children's farm.
Abbotsbury Sub-tropical Gardens,
Bullers Way
01305 871387

Dinosaur Museum

Situated in Dorchester this unique display is Britain's only Dinosaur Museum.Actual fossils, skeletons and life-size reconstructions combine with audiovisual and hands-on displays to inform and entertain. A visit to this great award winning museum is a total experience, fun for all the family. There’s lots to do and see.
Dinosaur Museum
01305 269880 

Sea Life Park
Shark lagoon, Lair of the octopus, Shark academy. Located at Lodmor Country Park.
Sea Life Park,
01305 788255

 Lulworth Castle

A magnificent 17th century Castle with superb views from the South East Tower over the park and beyond.
 Lulworth Castle, Park and Heritage Centre,
Lulworth Cove.
01929 400352
Bovington Tank Museum,
One of the largest collections of armoured fighting vehicles in the world
Bovington Tank Museum,
01929 405096
 Brooklands Museum,

The birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation, with vintage cars, historic aircraft and memorabilia.
 Brooklands Museum,
01932 857381

Burpham Court Farm Park

Family farm, rare breeds, wildlife habitats, young animals, 3.30pm help the farmer, play area.
Burpham Court Farm Park,
Clay Lane,
01483 576089

 Gatwick Zoo

A collection of rare and attractive creatures including penguins, wallabies, flamingoes and monkeys.
 Gatwick Zoo,
Russ Hill,
01293 862312

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