Jan’s guidebook

Jan
Jan’s guidebook

Ideal for children & families

This attraction needs booking and is only open at weekends and Wednesdays.
Hayling Island Donkey Sanctuary
This attraction needs booking and is only open at weekends and Wednesdays.
Runs daily during the school holidays or weekends and Wednesdays during term time . It's always best to check the train times in case of cancellations
Hayling Seaside Railway
Runs daily during the school holidays or weekends and Wednesdays during term time . It's always best to check the train times in case of cancellations
Apart from the country park there is also a farm which has lots to amuse the children, if they get fed up of the beach and it is less than 6 miles away.
Staunton Country Park
Apart from the country park there is also a farm which has lots to amuse the children, if they get fed up of the beach and it is less than 6 miles away.
Has a good size swimming pool and splash pool. There is also a large indoor play area. Great for rainy days.
Havant Leisure Centre
Has a good size swimming pool and splash pool. There is also a large indoor play area. Great for rainy days.
Great for rainy days
Flip Out Chichester
Great for rainy days
You definitely need a "Head for heights"
Go Ape Southampton
You definitely need a "Head for heights"

A place for everyone to enjoy

Beautiful walks at Sandy point and West beach particularly at low tide. The sand dunes on the West beach are great fun for the kids. Hayling Beach is a great place for kite surfing, wind surfing and paddle boarding.
14 locals recommend
Hayling Island Beach
14 locals recommend
Beautiful walks at Sandy point and West beach particularly at low tide. The sand dunes on the West beach are great fun for the kids. Hayling Beach is a great place for kite surfing, wind surfing and paddle boarding.
Lovely flat walk. There are three different carparks along its route so you can walk a short distance or a ten mile walk - you can also make it longer if you walk from the apartment.
Hayling Billy Trail
Lovely flat walk. There are three different carparks along its route so you can walk a short distance or a ten mile walk - you can also make it longer if you walk from the apartment.
There are beautiful walks, an adventure play area, assault course, café and visitors centre.
22 locals recommend
Queen Elizabeth Country Park
22 locals recommend
There are beautiful walks, an adventure play area, assault course, café and visitors centre.
This living museum covers 50 acres and has nearly 50 historic buildings dating from the 13th to 19th centuries, along with gardens, farm animals walks and a lake
104 locals recommend
Weald & Downland Living Museum
104 locals recommend
This living museum covers 50 acres and has nearly 50 historic buildings dating from the 13th to 19th centuries, along with gardens, farm animals walks and a lake
love old cars? Then you'll love the museum. apart from the cars there are several other family attractions on-site and also the New Forest which you drive through to get to Beaulieu is beautiful!
84 locals recommend
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu
84 locals recommend
love old cars? Then you'll love the museum. apart from the cars there are several other family attractions on-site and also the New Forest which you drive through to get to Beaulieu is beautiful!
Beautiful! Fantastic walks and picnic areas.
251 locals recommend
New Forest National Park
251 locals recommend
Beautiful! Fantastic walks and picnic areas.

Sightseeing

There are several onsite and offsite attractions, including harbour Tours, the Mary Rose Museum, tours of HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. Pre-booking is essential.
178 locals recommend
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
178 locals recommend
There are several onsite and offsite attractions, including harbour Tours, the Mary Rose Museum, tours of HMS Victory and HMS Warrior. Pre-booking is essential.
Interested in the D - Day landings? Then visit the museum to hear the story.
14 locals recommend
D-Day Museum
14 locals recommend
Interested in the D - Day landings? Then visit the museum to hear the story.
Will give you a birds-eye view of Portsmouth Harbour and the English Channel
45 locals recommend
Spinnaker Tower
45 locals recommend
Will give you a birds-eye view of Portsmouth Harbour and the English Channel
Very interesting archaeological site featuring buildings from Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman Britain and the Anglo-Saxon period.
Butser Ancient Farm
Very interesting archaeological site featuring buildings from Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman Britain and the Anglo-Saxon period.
The Palace is the largest Roman residence north of the Alps, much of the palace has been excavated and is preserved along with an on-site museum
55 locals recommend
Fishbourne Roman Palace
55 locals recommend
The Palace is the largest Roman residence north of the Alps, much of the palace has been excavated and is preserved along with an on-site museum

Kids love it

Kids love it as they don’t notice that it has “seen better days”.
10 locals recommend
Funland Amusement Parks
10 locals recommend
Kids love it as they don’t notice that it has “seen better days”.