This charming county in southern England offers a delightful blend of natural beauty, historical landmarks, and quintessential British countryside. Whether you're seeking a relaxing escape or an adventure-filled getaway, Hampshire has something to captivate everyone. If you are looking for a Hampshire holiday park or lodge that covers all tastes and budgets, then our selection from tranquil woodland settings to coastal harbour locations will deliver. From luxury lodges with private hot tubs to dog-friendly holiday parks we've the right lodge or park for you and your family. Set within some of the most breathtaking countryside from the New Forest to South Downs, this is the ideal place to have a break from the ordinary.
Gunwharf Quays, near Portsmouth, Hampshire
Do you want enchanting forests, picturesque heathland, and easy walking for the whole family? It’s got to be the New Forest. This is great walking territory and dogs will love exploring all the new sights and smells to be found here. There are scores of walking routes with minimal restrictions for dogs, and you’ll find plenty of dog-friendly watering holes to relax at too. The Drift Inn in Beaulieu, the Sir Walter Tyrell in Cadnam, and the Hare and Hounds in Lymington are just for starters on the pub front – but all make dogs feel welcome.
If you’re looking for attractions that will welcome your dog too, make sure you visit the New Forest Centre in Lymhurst and Exbury Gardens on the outskirts of Beaulieu. There’ll be no need to keep your dog hemmed up in the car as they’re welcome at both of these locations. Nature enthusiasts will be enthralled by the stunning landscapes of the New Forest National Park, where ancient woodlands, picturesque villages, and roaming ponies await. The South Downs National Park offers breathtaking vistas, scenic walks, and opportunities for outdoor activities.
Hampshire is also steeped in history, boasting impressive landmarks such as Winchester Cathedral, the legendary King Arthur's Round Table, and the medieval ruins of Netley Abbey. Immerse yourself in the world of Jane Austen by visiting her former home, Jane Austen's House Museum, in Chawton. Indulge in the county's rich culinary heritage by sampling locally sourced produce, visiting farmers' markets, or enjoying a traditional cream tea in a quaint tea room. With its tranquil countryside, fascinating history, and warm hospitality, Hampshire invites you to unwind, explore, and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.