Hacks, walks and waxes

Meet hawks and falcons with South Wilts Falconry. Hack over open countryside with Northington Stables. Walk on the wild side at Marwell Zoo. Enjoy year-round golf at Alresford. Tour the Bombay Sapphire distillery. Fly-fish on request, walk Micheldever Woods or get waxed and manicured with Alresford Beauty.

Country kids

See hawks, owls and falcons close up and watch them perform, with South Wilts Falconry. Hack across open countryside with horses and ponies from Northington Stables. Or take an exhilarating journey through science, technology, engineering and maths at Winchester Science Centre.

Catch flicks at The Everyman Cinema in Winchester. Enjoy hundreds of animals such as tigers, leopards, meerkats and penguins, plus five adventure play areas and animal feeds, at Marwell Zoo. Or enjoy a magical day out, steaming your way through the Hampshire countryside on The Watercress Line.

Uncover over a thousand years of history at Winchester Cathedral, one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe. Head down to Portsmouth on the coast for the Miniport on Gunwharf Quays, the Historic Dockyard, The Mary Rose, the 170-metre Spinnaker Tower and the Blue Reef Aquarium.

Wind back the clock at AD 878, browse through artefacts, watch Anglo-Saxon life unfold in the present moment and step into a brand-new immersive storytelling experience. Get out into nature and meet new furry friends with Hensting Alpacas. Or bounce away an afternoon at Flip Out Southampton.

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For the grown ups

Work out or sign up for classes in yoga, Pilates, spinning and barre at Station Mill gym or Winchester Sport and Leisure Park. Run one of our local routes or take a bounce class with our in-house chef. Or enjoy fast and furious karting action at TeamSport with its hairpin bends, double apex corners and lengthy straights.

Get down to Winchester Science Centre for explosive science shows and planetarium experiences. Tour the vineyard on our estate for 30 acres of idyllic Hampshire downland and 52,000 vines. Uncover the secrets of Bombay Sapphire gin. Or visit Winchester Distillery and take home a bottle of gin that ripples like a stream.

Bring your clubs for year-round golf on the excellent greens and fairways at Alresford. Enjoy walks without the hassle of bogeys on the estate here provided by the gamekeeper. Fly-fish on request. Or walk Micheldever Woods between March and May for a carpet of beautiful bluebells.

Enjoy facials, waxing, manicures and more with Alresford Beauty. Pick from flowers, gifts, clothing and jewellery at Long Barn in Alresford or support a host of quirky independents in the town centre. Or come in late May when the streets are closed for The Watercress Festival, with street markets, cookery demos and a kids’ zone.

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