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April events in Hampshire

Whether you’re planning a short break away over Easter weekend or going all out for the school holidays, Hampshire is an ideal spot. Balancing country and city, you’ll find all the fun of the outdoors amongst the trees of the New Forest or head to Southampton or Portsmouth for a more cosmopolitan day out.

Hang out with the animals of the New Forest or swim with the fishes off the coast at Lymington, April brings life to Hampshire’s wildlife and gives you plenty to experience on your holiday here. Kids will love being able to see deer and ponies in their natural habitat whilst playing games and building dens in the woods. Taking a moment to relax on the beach will help you get into the right mood for the rest of your holiday and give you a chance to clear your head before submerging yourself in everything Hampshire has to offer.


Plan some of these special events into your Hampshire holiday to see the sights of the county.

30th March to 8th April: A day out with Thomas on the Watercress Line

30th March to 15th April: Mottisfont Cadbury egg hunt

1st to 2nd April: Canoeing Easter egg hunt

1st to 2nd April: Foxbury Cadbury Easter egg hunt

7th to 8th April: The Official Auster 80th Fly In

Until 15th April: Maps - the New Forest Unfolded exhibition at New Forest centre

19th April: Foxbury Forest School

22nd April: Beaulieu Boatjumble

29th April: Big spring Steam up at Bursledon Brickworks


After a day frolicking in the countryside or pounding the pavements visiting museums and shopping, return to your holiday let to cook up a storm in the kitchen with one of our self catering recipes. Take a late night dip in the hot tub to bubble your troubles away with a glass of wine or sit by the fire with your favourite four legged friend in one of our dog friendly properties


Our Hampshire holiday cottages make the perfect home from home at any time of the year.

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