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Today to Sun 19 May, By Distance closest first.

Bere Mill - Open Garden for NGS

Bere Mill - Open Garden for NGS Garden built around early C18 mill on idyllic isolated stretch of the River Test, east of Whitchurch. Gardens have been..... See more >
Bere Mill, Whitchurch RG28 7NH
Mon 6 May

Join our choir in Winchester for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Winchester for a FREE taster session If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
St Barnabas Church, Fromond Road, Winchester SO22 6EF
Tue 23 Apr, Tue 30 Apr, and more dates until Tue 18 Jun

Little Court - Open Garden for NGS

Little Court - Open Garden for NGS This sheltered naturalistic garden is one for all seasons, and is specially exciting in spring. It is mature and..... See more >
Little Court, Winchester SO21 2PU
Sun 19 May, Mon 20 May

General Auction - Saturday 4 May - Winchester

General Auction Saturday 4th May Auctions In a Day is exactly that: - Sellers deliver their lots in the morning... See more >
Weeke Community Centre, Taplings Road, Weeke, Winchester SO22 6HG
Sat 4 May

California Connections

Yorke Dance Project celebrates their 25th anniversary with a new programme honouring the company’s connection to... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Tue 23 Apr

The Dragon of Wantley

The Dragon of Wantley - Lampe's 1737 smash hit: a Yorkshire legend, a send up of Italian opera seria, with earthy... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Sun 28 Apr

Jack's Ashes

Jack's Ashes by Matt Banes & Tim Marriott 163 to win in twenty overs, we've got this - come on!... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Wed 1 May

Punt and Dennis: We are not a Robot

Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt are back on tour for the first time in 10 years. Older but not really much wiser, they..... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Fri 3 May

Griff Rhys Jones: The Cat's Pyjamas

Griff Rhys Jones is back on the road with his much-anticipated brand new stand-up tour. Join Griff as he shares more..... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Sun 5 May

Steeleye Span

Together for fifty five years now, Steeleye Span changed the face of folk music forever by taking it into the world of... See more >
Theatre Royal Winchester 21-23 Jewry Street Winchester SO23 8SB
Sat 18 May

Winchester Ghost Tour

Surround yourself with Winchesters haunting past in this award-winning theatrical ghost tour. Get ready to scream as..... See more >
The Buttercross High Street Winchester SO23 9AH
Fri 17 May

Andover Music Club presents... Ben de Souza and Andover Music Club AGM

PART OF ANDOVER CONCERT SERIES Ben de Souza is one of a growing number of British classical accordionists at the... See more >
THE LIGHTS West Street Andover Hampshire SP10 1AH
Thu 25 Apr

Terstan - Open Garden for NGS

Terstan - Open Garden for NGS A garden for all seasons, developed over 50 yrs into a profusely planted, contemporary cottage garden in peaceful... See more >
Terstan, Stockbridge SO20 6DW
Today

Join our choir in Basingstoke for a FREE taster session

Join our choir in Basingstoke for a FREE taster session If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the... See more >
Aldworth School, Western Way, Basingstoke RG22 6HA
Tue 23 Apr, Tue 30 Apr, Tue 4 Jun, Tue 11 Jun, Tue 18 Jun

An Evening with Ginger Alden: Elvis Presley’s Last Love and Fiancée

Join us for an exclusive UK event as we welcome Ginger Alden, the woman who captured Elvis Presley’s heart during his... See more >
The Anvil, Churchill Way, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 7QR
Thu 16 May
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Things to do around Winchester

Winchester is a charming city in Hampshire, England, that has a rich history and culture. It is a perfect destination for families who want to enjoy a variety of attractions and activities that are fun, educational, and affordable. Whether you are interested in castles, museums, zoos, or trains, Winchester has something for everyone. Here are some of the highlights of what you can do with your family in Winchester:
- Explore the city's heritage and legends at the Winchester Castle and Great Hall, where you can see the famous Round Table of King Arthur and learn about the history and myths of the medieval hall. You can also visit the beautiful garden outside and admire the views of the city. ³
- Experience the life of a soldier at HorsePower, the Museum of The King's Royal Hussars, where you can see the uniforms, weapons, medals, and models of the cavalry regiment, and try on some of the costumes. You can also trace the history of three famous regiments over a period of 300 years and marvel at the great heroes who won the Victoria Cross for their valour. ²
- Discover the wonders of science and nature at Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, where you can play with over 100 hands-on exhibits, watch a show at the UK's largest standalone planetarium, and learn about the resident otters at the city mill. You can also enjoy the outdoor picnic area and the adventure playground. ⁴
- Meet over 250 species of animals at Marwell Zoo, a world-famous zoological park set in 140 acres of Hampshire countryside. You can see giraffes, zebras, rhinos, snow leopards, meerkats, and more, and join the daily talks and feeds. You can also explore the gardens, the adventure playgrounds, and the gift shop. ⁴
- Travel back in time on the Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line, a heritage steam railway that runs through the scenic heart of Hampshire. You can enjoy the views from the vintage carriages, and look out for special events like Santa Specials and Thomas the Tank Engine days. You can also visit the stations, the museum, and the workshop. ⁵
Winchester is a great place for a family day out or a weekend getaway. With so many attractions and activities to choose from, you'll never run out of things to do in Winchester. Book your tickets online and start planning your adventure today. ⁶

Source: Conversation with Bing, 29/01/2024
(1) The Great Hall. https://www.hants.gov.uk/thingstodo/greathall.
(2) HorsePower, The Museum of The King's Royal Hussars. https://horsepowermuseum.co.uk/.
(3) Family fun - Visit Winchester. https://www.visitwinchester.co.uk/things-to-do/family-fun/.
(4) 20 Best Things To Do In Winchester Near Me - Day Out With The Kids. https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/things-to-do/south-east-and-london/hampshire/winchester.
(5) 97 Things to Do with Kids in Winchester, VA | TripBuzz. https://www.tripbuzz.com/things-to-do-with-kids/winchester-va.
(6) . https://bing.com/search?q=family+activities+in+Winchester.