A DAY OUT from FLEET

All the following locations are within a comfortable journey time for a day out using a car 
Click on name for more information.

                                                          

              (V) = video available

              (NT) = National Trust

               (EH) = English Heritage

               (B) = Bluebells when in Season

              (CH) = Suitable for children 

               (SO) = Special Offer

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          Fleet Map (showing the A3013 (Fleet Rd), B3010 (Kings Road Rd) and A323 (Reading Rd South) out of Fleet) 

4 KINGDOMS FAMILY FARM @ ADVENTURE PARK (V) (CH)  

ALDERSHOT MILITARY MUSEUM (V)

ALICE HOLT FOREST PARK (CH)

ALTON STEAM RAILWAY (V) (CH)

AMBERLEY MUSEUM AND HERITAGE CENTRE (V)

ANDOVER & IRON AGE MUSEUM

ARTISTS VILLAGE

ARUNDEL CASTLE

ASHDOWN HOUSE (NT)

BASILDON PARK (NT) (V)

BASING HOUSE RUINS

BASINGSTOKE CANAL CRUISES

BEALE PARK (CH)

BEAULIEU

BEKONSKOT MODEL VILLAGE
BIGNOR ROMAN VILLA

BIRDWORLD (CH)

BISHOPS WALTHAM PALACE
BLENHEIM PALACE

BLUE REEF AQUARIUM (CH)

BOKETTS FARM PARK  (V) (CH)

BOSHAM WALK CRAFT CENTRE

BOX HILL (V) (NT)

BROADLANDS

BROOKLANDS MUSEUM

BUCKLERS HARD

BUCKLEBURY FARM PARK  (V)  (CH)

BUTSER ANCIENT FARM (CH)

CANAL VISITOR CENTRE
CHAWTON HOUSE LIBRARY
CLANDON PARK (NT) (V)
CLAREMONT (NT)
CLIVEDON (NT) (V)
DEVILS PUNCH BOWL (NT)
DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE
DENBIES WINE ESTATE
DYRHAM PARK (NT)

EASTLEIGH LAKESIDE RAILWAY (CH)

EASTROP PARK (V) (CH)

EXBURY GARDENS & STEAM TRAIN (CH)

FARNHAM CASTLE "V" "EH"
FARNHAM PARK "V" (CH)
FISHBOURNE ROMAN PALACE
FISHERS ADVENTURE FARM PARK (CH)
FORT NELSON

GILBERT WHITE'S HOUSE & OATS MUSEUM 

GOODWOOD HOUSE

GRAYSHOTT POTTERY

GREYS COURT (NT)

HAM HOUSE (NT)

HAMPTON COURT PALACE

HATCHLANDS (NT)  (V) (B)

HAWK CONSERVANCY TRUST (CH)

HIGHCLERE CASTLE   "V"  "EH"

HILLIER GARDENS

HINTON AMPLER (NT) (V)

HOUGHTON LODGE & GARDENS

JANE AUSTEN'S HOUSE

KEW GARDENS (V)

KIDS"n"ACTION (CH)

LEGOLAND WINDSOR (CH)

LEITH HILL PLACE (NT)

LITTLE OAK BONSAI

  LOOKOUT DISCOVERY CENTRE (CH)

LONGDOWN ACTIVITY FARM (V) (CH)

LOSELEY PARK

MANOR FARM COUNTRY PARK (CH)

MANYDOWN FAMILY FUN (V) (CH)

MARWELL ZOO (V) (CH)

MILESTONES

MILLERS ARK ANIMALS  (V)  (CH)

MILLER'S ARK ANIMAS CH) 

MONTTISFONT (NT) (V)

MUSEUM of ARMY FLYING

NEW FOREST WILDLIFE PARK (CH)

OAKHURST COTTAGE (NT)

ODDS FARM PARK  (CH)

OSTERLEY PARK and HOUSE (NT)

OTTER, OWL & WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PK

PAINSHILL GARDENS

PARHAM HOUSE

PAULTONS LEISURE PARK  (Lost Kingdom) (CH)

PETWORTH (NT) (V)

PINEWOOD RAILWAY

POLESDON LACEY (NT) (V)

PORTSMOUTH HISTORIC DOCKYARD

PRIDE of the VALLEY SCULPTURE PARK (V)

RUNNYMEAD (NT)

RURAL LIFE CENTRE

SALISBURY CATHEDRAL

SANDHAM MEMORIAL CHAPEL (NT)

SAVILL GARDEN WINDSOR GREAT PARK

SHALFORD MILL (NT)

SPINNAKER TOWER

SPINNERS GARDEN

STANSTED PARK

STAUNTON COUNTRY PARK

STOURHEAD (NT) (V)

SYON PARK and HOUSE

THE HOMELAND (NT)

THE LIVING RAINFOREST at WYLD COURT

THE LONDON BUTTERFLY HOUSE (CH)

THE VYNE (NT)

TITCHFIELD ABBEY "EH"

TRILAKES ANIMAL PARK (CH)

TUDOR HOUSE and GARDEN

UPPARK HOUSE  (NT)

VIRGINIA WATER

WATERCRESS LINE STEAM RAILWAY (V) (CH)

WATTS GALLERY ARTISTS' VILLAGE

WEALD & DOWNLAND OPEN AIR MUSEUM 

WELLINGTON COUNTRY PARK (CH)

WEST GREEN HOUSE GARDENS (V)  (NT)

WHITCHURCH SILK MILL

WICKHAM VINEYARDS

WILD WOOD
WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL
WINCHESTER CITY MILL (NT)
WINCHESTER SCIENCE CENTRE (V) (CH)
WINKWORTH ARBORETUM (NT) (V) (B)
WISLEY

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4 KINGDOMS FAMILY FARM @ ADVENTURE PARK  

What's There

Farm animals, inflatable and bouncy castles, indoor and outdoor go-karts, crazy golf, pedal car racing, climbing frames, soft play area, castles, lakes and primrose fairy woodlands, train rides, giant slide, laser arena, paddle boats, tractor rides

Opening Times

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Prices

click here

Address

Newbury Rd, Headley, Hampshire. RG19 8JY

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards Basingstoke - at junction 6 turn right onto the A339 - follow the A339 all the way to Headley - near Headley look for brown signs

Map Reference

click here
Approx Distance 29 Miles
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

0163 526 9678

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

nicci@4-kingdoms.co.uk 
Video The farm in Spring with Superheroes

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ALDERSHOT MILITARY MUSEUM  

What's There

History of soldiers from 1854, Driver Training, monkey crawl, activity sheets, feely boxes, picnic area, collection of military vehicles.

Opening Times

Wednesday to Friday 10an-5pm
Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm

Prices

click here

Address

Queens Ave, Aldershot, Hampshire. GU11 2LG

From Fleet

Take the A323 out of Fleet - turn left onto Clubhouse Rd - under the A325 onto Alisons Rd - at lights turn left onto Queens Ave - the museum will be at the end of the road.

Map Reference

click here for map location
Approx Distance 5 miles
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01252 314508

Parking

free parking on site

Website

click here

Email

n/a
Video click here

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ALICE HOLT FOREST PARK   

What's There

Six differing trails for walkers, bikers, wheelchair users and families. Play area. Picnic area. Various sculptures. Visitor Centre.

Opening Times

click here (scroll down and look at right hand side of page)

Prices

Free

Address

Alice Holt Forest Office, Bucks Horn Oak, Farnham, Surrey. GU10 4LS

From Fleet

Take the Fleet Rd and the Clubhouse Rd to the A325 - turn right onto A325 - follow signs onto the A31 towards Farnham - follow signs to Birdworld - after passing Birdworld on the right look for signs to Alice Holt Forest.

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here
Approx Distance 12 miles

Tele Number

0300 067 4600

Fax Number

0238 028 3929
Parking Pay on site with cash or credit card

Website

click here

Email

heather.pettitt@forestry.gsi.gov.uk 

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ALTON STEAM RAILWAY - THE WATERCRESS LINE        

What's There

Hampshire's and Andover's history museum, natural history gallery and aquarium, local archaeology, 19th century period room, temporary exhibitions

Opening Times

Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm

Prices

see website  

Address

Mid Hants Railway Ltd
The Railway Station
Alresford
Hampshire. SO24 9JG

From Fleet

To Alton Station - Take A287 to Odiham, 1st left at R/B into Odiham, Through Odiham left at R/B onto B3349 Alton Rd, at Alton T junction turn left onto  Basingstoke Rd, into town centre at High Street turn left the station is on the right.
Other Stations - Medstead, Ropley, Alresford

Map Reference

click here for map location

Approx Distance 43 miles

Tele Number

01962 733810

Fax Number

None

Website

http://www.watercressline.co.uk/ 

Email

see website 

Video Second World War Day Watch Video

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AMBERLEY MUSEUM AND HERITAGE CENTRE 

What's There

Narrow Gauge Railway. Woodside trails. Various trade and craft displays. Classic bus service around site. BT Telecoms, Fire Engine, Electricity and Railway Museums.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Station Rd, Amberley, West Sussex. BN18 9LT

From Fleet

Take the A31 Hogs Back towards Guildford - turn left to take the B3000 towards the A3 - turn right onto the A3 towards Portsmouth - look for a sign for the A283 towards Petworth - follow the A283 through Petworth - after Fittleworth turn right onto the B2138 - pick up signs to the A29 at Bury Rd - at R/B left onto the B2139 - just past the River Arun bridge look for signs.

Map Reference

click here
Approx Distance 40 Miles
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01798 831 370

Website

click here

Email

click here to use email form
Video Around the Centre

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ANDOVER & IRON AGE MUSEUMS        

What's There

Hampshire's and Andover's history museum, natural history gallery and aquarium, local archaeology, 19th century period room, temporary exhibitions

Opening Times

Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm

Prices

 

Free

Address

6 Church Close, Andover, Hampshire. SP10 1DP

From Fleet

M3 towards Southampton - take A303 at junction 8 - Free car parking next to museum in Andover

Map Reference

click here for map location

Approx Distance 37 Miles
Video Watch Video

Tele Number

01264 366283

Fax Number

01264 339152

Website

www.hants.gov.uk/museum/andoverm and www.hants.gov.uk/museum/ironagem 

Email

see website 

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ARTISTS VILLAGE        

What's There

Artists Galleries and Studios, Chapel, picnics, tours, talks, workshops, 

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here  

Address

Watts Gallery, Down Lane, Compton, Guildford, Surrey. GU3 1DQ

From Fleet

Take the A31 towards Guildford - take the left fork, Farnham Rd, towards Guildford - sharp left onto Down Lane - look for signs
Sat Nav Use GU3 1DQ

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here
Approx Distance 21 miles

Tele Number

01483 810235

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

info@wattsgallery.org.uk 

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ARUNDEL CASTLE       

What's There

Castle, Keep, Chapel, Various Gardens, The Collector Earl’s Garden, Glasshouses

Opening Times

4 April – 1 November

Tuesdays to Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays and August Mondays.

 

14thC Fitzalan Chapel, Gardens & Grounds

10:00 to 17:00

Restaurant

10:30 to 16:30

Gift Shop

10:30 to 17:00

Castle Keep

11:00 to 16:30

Castle Rooms

12:00 to 17:00

Last admission

16:00

Prices

See Website

Address

West Sussex. BN18 9AB

From Fleet

Go to Farnham - take A287 then A286 to Chichester - A27 to Brighton - Arundel is off the A27

Approx Distance 43 miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01903 882173

Fax Number

01903 884581

Website

www.arundelcastle.org 

Email

info@arundelcastle.org 

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ASHDOWN HOUSE (National Trust) 

What's There

Extraordinary building with the appearance of a dolls house. nestles in a beautiful valley on the Berkshire Downs. Built by the Earl, William Craven for the queen he loved, Elizabeth of Bohemia in 1662. Tree trails through the woods.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Lambourne, Newbury, Berkshire. RG17 8RE

From Fleet

Take the Reading Road South A 323 to Hartney Wintney - left at the r/b onto the A30 - right at next r/b onto the B3001 - stay on the B3001 untiil you get to a T-junction then turn right onto the A 33 - when you get to the M4 take left towards Swindon - turn right at junction 14 onto the A338 - turn left onto the B4000 - continue on the B4000 through Lambourne - after Upper Lambourne the house is on the left - look for signs
Approx Distance 50 miles
Sat Nav Sat Nav not reliable. Follow brown signs from B4000

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01494 755569

Parking

free, 200metres from the house. 

Website

click here

Email

ashdownhouse@nationaltrust.org.uk 

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BASILDON PARK (National Trust) 

What's There

18th Century Mansion with fine plasterwork, furniture and paintings. Graham Sutherland tapestry. Park and Gardens. Kitchen Garden and possibly Park planting by Capability Brown.

Opening Times

See Website

Prices

See Website

 

Address

Lower Basildon, Reading. RG8 9NR

From Fleet

Take B3349 from Hartley Wintney and then A33 towards Reading - take A329 out of Reading - Park is on the west side of A329 about 7 miles out of Reading 

Approx Distance 25 miles

Map Reference

click here for map reference

Tele Number

0118 9843040

Fax Number

0118 9841267

Website

click here 

Email

tbdgen@smtp.ntrust.org.uk 

Video click here

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BASING HOUSE RUINS    

What's There

Towers, secret tunnel, restored gardens, exhibition and a spectacular barn.

Opening Times

April-September: Wed-Sun and bank holiday Mondays 14.00-1800. 

Prices

phone  

Address

Redbridge lane, Basing, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 7HB

From Fleet

M3 to Basingstoke - exit 6 - take A33 towards Basingstoke - first r/b take right onto A30 - first left to Ruins

Approx Distance 17 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01256 467294

Fax Number

01256 326283

Website

click here

Email

n/a

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BASINGSTOKE CANAL CRUISES    

What's There

Cruising the canal with the "John Pinkerton", Theme Cruises, Charter Cruises

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website

Address

Boat leaves from Colt Hill Wharf, Odiham  or Fox and Hounds Fleet

From Fleet

Take the A287 Farnham Rd to Odiham, at the R/B continue on the Farnham Rd to Odiham, take a right on to the London Rd towards the Waterwhich pub. Go over canal bridge and the boat will be on the right. The Fox and Hounds pub is on the Crookham Rd in Fleet
Approx Distance 6 Miles  

Map Reference

click here click here

Tele Number

01256 765889

Fax Number

n/a

Website

www.johnpinkerton.co.uk 

Email

jpbookings@basingstoke-canal.org.uk 

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BEALE PARK 

What's There

Collection of Birds, Narrow Gauge Railway, Rare Breed Farm Animals, Pets Corner, Deer Park, Splash Pools, Adventure Playground, Gardens, Sculpture Trails, Riverboat Trips Down the Thames, Lake and River Angling.

Opening Times

See Website

Prices

See Website

 

Address

Lower Basildon, Reading, Berkshire. RG8 9NH

From Fleet

Take B3349 from Hartley Wintney and then A33 towards Reading - Take M4 towards Swindon - take next exit (12) and follow signs.

Approx Distance 26 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

0844 826 1761

Fax Number

0118 984 5171

Website

www.bealepark.co.uk 

Email

use form on website 

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BEAULIEU   

What's There

Country House, Victorian Garden, Herb Garden, Park, Motor Museum, Exhibition of Medieval Monastic Life, High Level Monorail, Rides

Opening Times

Daily: May to September 10am - 6pm
          October to April 10am - 5pm

Prices

See Website      

Address

Brockenhurst, Hampshire. SO42 7ZN

From Fleet

M3 towards Southampton - M27 West - Junction 2 then follow brown signs

Approx Distance 58 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01590 612345

Fax Number

01590 612624

Website

www.beaulieu.co.uk 

Email

info@beaulieu.co.uk 

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BECONSKOT MODEL VILLAGE   

What's There

The worlds oldest model village and railway opening in 1929. Huge model railway. 1.5 acres of gardens. Original finely detailed model village. Picnic area and rain shelters. Train rides.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here      

Address

Warwick Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire. HP9 2PL

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards London - At M25 take left turn towards Heathrow - at junction 16 on the M25 take the left turn onto the M40 towards Oxford - At M40 junction 2 take right turn onto the A355 - at next r/b left onto the A40 - at 2nd r/b right onto the B474 - after going over rail bridge taken 2nd right onto Warwick Rd - look for signs
Approx Distance 35 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial view click here

Tele Number

01494 672919

Website

click here

Email

info@bekonskot.co.uk 
Comment Download a Kids Activity pack for your journey

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BIGNOR ROMAN VILLA   

What's There

A large Roman courtyard villa. World class mosaic floors. Spectacular Downland setting. Near to a beautiful Nyetimber vineyard. Many local walks in the South Downs National Park 

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Bignor, Pulborough, West Sussex. RH20 1PH

From Fleet

Take the A31 Hogs Back towards Guildford - turn left to take the B3000 towards the A3 - turn right onto the A3 towards Portsmouth - look for a sign for the A283 towards Petworth - follow the A283  to Petworth - keep on the A283 through Petworth - at Fittleworth pick up the B2138 - look for signs at the end of the B2138 or refer to the map for the last bit of the route.
Approx Distance 43 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01798 869259

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

enquiries@bignorromanvilla.co.uk 

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BIRDWORLD    

What's There

Britain's Largest Bird Park, Underwater World, Farm Animals, Garden Centre, 

Opening Times

Mid Feb to end of Oct every day
Nov to early Dec weekends only
Mid Dec to early Jan every day
Early Jan to mid Feb weekends only
Summer Time 10am to 6pm
Winter Time 10am 4.30pm

Prices

See Website  

Address

Holt Pound, Farnham, Surrey. GU10 4LD

From Fleet

Take A325 from Farnham - look for signs

Approx Distance 10 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01420 22992

Fax Number

01420 23715

Website

www.birdworld.co.uk

Email

click here to use the site form 

   

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BLENHEIM  PALACE (EH) 

What's There

One of the largest private houses in the country built by John Churchill. Superb collection of tapestries, paintings, sculptures and furniture. Formal gardens, many walks, water terraces, secret gardens, maze, adventure playground, miniature train, butterfly house, lavender garden, bygones exhibition

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Woodstock, Oxfordshire. OX20 1PP

From Fleet

Take B3349 from Hartley Wintney and then A33 towards Reading - Take M4 west towards Swindon - at junction 13 turn right onto the A34 towards Oxford - just past Oxford take the A44 towards Woodstock - around Woodstock look for signs
Approx Distance 62 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01993 810530 - 0800 849 6500 (recorded info) 

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

customerservice@blenheimpalace.com 
Comment This is a long journey so give yourself lots of time

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BISHOPS WALTHAM PALACE (EH) 

What's There

The ruins of a medieval Palace used by the Bishops and senior clergy of Winchester

Opening Times

click here

Prices

free

Address

Hampshire. SO32 1DH

From Fleet

Take the A323 towards Aldershot - turn right onto the A325 by-pass - after three large r/b's turn right onto the A31 Farnham bypass - keep on the A31 to Chorton at Chorton atun  left onto the A32 to Corthampton - at Corphampton left onto the B3035  to Bishops Walton - look for signs
Approx Distance 55 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

0370 333 1811

Parking

Free. 30 metres from entrance. Disabled on site

Website

click here

Email

click here for site email form

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BLUE REEF AQUARIUM 

What's There

30 living displays of the sea, tropical underwater tunnel, otter display, talks, feeding demonstrations

Opening Times

Open daily from 10am

Prices

See Website  

Address

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth. PO5 3PB

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - pick up M27 East - Follow signs to Portsmouth East/Seafront/aquarium

Approx Distance 50 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

023 9287 5222

Fax Number

023 9229 4443

Website

www.bluereefaquarium.co.uk 

Email

info@bluereefaquarium.co.uk 

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BOCKETTS FARM PARK 

What's There

Working family farm. Pig racing. Pony rides. Tractor and trailer rides. Trampoline, giant slides and bouncy pillow. Play barns and adventure trails. Many farm animals. 

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Young Street, Fetcham. Leatherhead, Surrey. KT22 9BS

From Fleet

Take M3 towards London - Right onto the M25 - leave at junction 9 the Leatherhead junction - at the r/b turn left onto the A243 Leatherhead by-pass - at the third r/b go straight over onto the A246 - look for signs
Approx Distance 33 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01372 33764

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

info@bockettsfarm.co.uk  
Special Offer £4.60 per person age 2 years plus after 3pm any weekday during term time only
Video The Farm in the Summer

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BOSHAM WALK CRAFT CENTRE   

What's There

Art Gallery, Collection of little shops and show cases in old world setting displaying arts, crafts, fashion and antiques. Demonstrations by artists and craftsmen.

Opening Times

Seven days a week
Winter 10am - 5.00pm (except Weekends 10am - 5.30pm)
10am - 5.30pm all other seasons.

Prices

Free

 

Address

Bosham Walk, Bosham Lane, Bosham, Nr Chichester, West Sussex. PO18 8HX

From Fleet

Take A287 from Farnham to A3 - A3 towards Portsmouth - Pick up A3(M) - at end of A3(M) take A27 towards Chichester - pick up the A259 - look out for the White Swan Pub R/B 3 miles before Chichester - Take southern exit and follow road into Bosham Village - Bosham Walk is on the right

Approx Distance 45 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01243 572475

Fax Number

 

Website

click here

Email

click here to use contact form on website

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BOX HILL (National Trust) 

What's There

Spectacular views over the Surrey Downs. Self guided walks. Good open area for kite flying etc. Outdoor centre. Local produce shop. Abundant wildlife. Discovery Zone. Children's quiz trail.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

free

Address

Tadworth, Surrey. KT20 7LB

From Fleet

Hogsback to Guildford, pick up the A3, go under the overpass onto the A25, keep on the A25 until Dorking - take the A24 left towards Leatherhead - At R/B take the B2209 - look for a right turn signposted Box Hill - drive to the top and park in the first car park entering on the left
Approx Distance 34 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

0130 6885502

Parking

Pay and Display. Free to National Trust members. Short walk to views.

Website

click here

Email

boxhill@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Video Box Hill on a misty morning

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BROADLANDS 

What's There

Home and Gardens of Lord Mountbatten

Opening Times

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Prices

click here

Address

The Estate Office
Broadlands
Romsey
Hants. SO51 9ZE

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - M27 West - Junction 2 take A3090 - Entrance at Romsey

Approx Distance 48 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01794 505020

Fax Number

01794 518605

Website

http://www.broadlandsestates.co.uk/index.asp 

Email

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BROOKLANDS MUSEUM

What's There

Aviation and Bus Museum. 4D film presentations.

Opening Times

Summer 10am - 5pm. Winter 10am - 4pm

Prices

click here

Address

Brooklands Museum Trust Ltd, Brooklands Rd, Weybridge, Surrey. KT13 0QN

From Fleet

Take M3 towards M25. Take M25 towards Reigate. Leave at J10 turning left towards London. At large R/B take left on to the A 245 towards Byfleet. Follow brown "Brooklands" signs.

Approx Distance 24 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01932 857381 extn 221

Fax Number

None

Website

www.brooklandsmuseum.com 

Email

info@brooklandsmuseum.com 

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BUCKLEBURY FARM PARK

What's There

77 Acre site with Deer Park, Farm Animals, Indoor Play Area, Pedal Go cart Track, Tractor Rides, Adventure Playground, Wild Walk and Den Building, inflatable pillow.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Bucklebury, Reading, Berkshire. RG7 6RR

From Fleet

Take A323 to Hartley Wintney - left at r/b then right at r/b towards Reading on B3011 - follow the B3011 to the "T" junction with the A33 - right onto the A33 towards Reading - at the M4 turn left towards Swindon - leave the M4 at junction 12 - take A4 towards Newbury - after 6 miles turn right at signpost to Douai Abbey - after 1 mile turn right signpost to  Bucklebury - after 2.5 miles at crossroads follow signs 
Approx Distance 34 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

0118 971 4002
Parking free

Website

click here

Email

info@buckleburyfarmpark.co.uk 
Comment Don't miss the free tractor ride.
Video click here to see why you should not miss the tractor ride

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BUCKLERS HARD        

What's There

18th century village, Lord Nelson Displays, Reconstruction of old Century Inn, Sir Francis Chichester exhibits, Reconstructed Historic Cottages, Beaulieu River Cruise, Riverside walk.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website

Address

Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hampshire. SO42 7XB

From Fleet

Take M3 to Southampton - then M27 West - Junction 2 A326 towards Fawley - take left turn onto B3054 - pick up signs

Approx Distance 58 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01590 614645

Fax Number

01590 612624

Website

www.bucklershard.co.uk 

Email

Fill out form listed under enquires on the Website

Comment

The entrance fee takes you into the small museum and includes a 50p voucher for the river cruise. The village and walks etc can be accessed free.

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BUTSER ANCIENT FARM 

What's There

Presentation of an Iron Age farm settlement. Rare breeds of cattle, sheep, goat and fowl, crop fields, spinning, making clay pots, grinding corn, feeding livestock.

Opening Times

March to September: Weekends from 10am - 5pm
Closed December, January and February

Prices

See Website

Address

Nexus House, Gravel Hill, Waterlooville, Hampshire. PO8 0QE

From Fleet

Take A3 towards Portsmouth - after Petersfield look for signs before Horndean.

Approx Distance 32 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

02392598838

Website

www.Butser.org.uk 

Email

roger.hedge@butser.org.uk 

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CANAL VISITOR CENTRE 

What's There

History of Basingstoke Canal museum. Children's play area. Picnic area. Boat hire and boat trips down the canal. Walks along the tow path.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Basingstoke Canal Authority, Canal Centre, Mytchett Place Road, Mytchett, Surrey. GU16 6DD

From Fleet

From the r/b at Farnborough take the Rectory Road - Turn right onto the Coleford Bridge Road - at the second r/b go straight over onto the Mitchett PL Road - the Canal Centre is on the left after the small bridge
Approx Distance 6 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial view click here

Tele Number

01252 370073

Parking

Plenty of free parking

Website

click here

Email

info@basingstoke-canal.co.uk 
Video in hand soon

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CHAWTON HOUSE LIBRARY

What's There

Once owned by Jane Austen's brother. Historic house with over four hundred years of history. Walled kitchen garden. Beautiful grounds. Walk down Lime Ave in Jane Austen's footsteps. Rose garden

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Chawton. Alton, Hampshire. GU341SJ

From Fleet

Take the A323 towards Aldershot - turn right onto the A325 by-pass - after three large r/b's turn right onto the A31 Farnham bypass - stay on the A31 until you reach a large r/b with a left turn onto the A32 - at this R/B turn sharp left into Winchester Road - at the "T" junction turn right - the house will be on the right - look for signs
Approx Distance 18 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01420 541010

Parking

Free parking is available on site
Aerial View click here

Website

click here

Email

info@chawtonhouselibrary.org or click here for site email form
Video The House and Garden click here
Common Can be visited with Jane Austen's Housie. Only light refreshments in cafe.

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CLANDON PARK (National Trust)

What's There

A spectacular Palladian mansion, extensive gardens, weddings

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website

Address

West Clandon
Guildford
Surrey. GU4 7RQ

From Fleet

Hogsback to Guildford, pick up the A3, go under the overpass onto the A25, keep on the A25 until you pick up brown signs to Clanden Park.

Approx Distance 38 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Video Clandon Park

Tele Number

01483 222482

Fax Number

None

Website

click here

Email

clandonpark@nationaltrust.org.uk 

Video click here Note:The video includes shots of the house before the fire
Comment Due to an extensive fire the house is closed until further notice. The Park is open

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CLAIREMONT (National Trust)

What's There

Landscaped Garden, Free Guided Walks, Turf Amphitheatre, Serpentine Lake, Pavilion, Grotto, Belvedere Tower, Camellia Terrace.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website

Address

Portsmouth Rd, Esher, Surrey. KT10 9JG

From Fleet

Hogsback to Guildford - pick up the A3, keep on the A3 until the r/b just before Esher - turn left at this f/b towards Esher onto the A244 - at Esher take left onto the A307 - look for signs

Approx Distance 41 Miles
Sat Nav Unreliable. Use directions above.

Map Reference

click here for map location

Video to come

Tele Number

01372 467806

Fax Number

None

Website

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claremont   

Email

claremont@nationaltrust.org.uk 

Comment Why not visit The Homeland on the same day?

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CLIVEDEN (National Trust)

What's There

Large House, Extensive gardens, Hotel, Many Statues, Topiari Trees, Woodland Walks. Flower Gardens. Maze. Fountains.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website

Address

Cliveden House, Taplow, Taplow, Maidenhead. Bucks. SL18NS

From Fleet

Go to M4 from Yateley. Turn tight onto M4. At Junction 7, turn left at the roundabout onto the A4 towards Maidenhead. Go straight at the traffic lights and turn right at the roundabout (Sainsburys Supermarket) onto Lent Rise Road. Continue straight over all mini-roundabouts. You will pass Burnham Memorial Cricket Ground on your right and Grovefield House on your left. At the T-Junction, the main gates of Cliveden are directly opposite. Follow the gravel drive all the way to the House, following the signs for House Guests.

Approx Distance 33 Miles
Sat Nav For gardens use Cliveden Rd and SL1 8NS. For woodlands use SL6 0HJ

Map Reference

click here for map location

Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01483 222482

Parking

on site

Website

http://www.clivedenhouse.co.uk/index.aspx 

Email

click for contact form 

Video Cliveden

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DEVILS PUNCH BOWL (National Trust)

What's There

A number of walks or self guided trails. Sailors Stroll (1mile), Highcombe Hike (2.8 miles), Hidden Hindhead Trail (3.1 milres), Roam 639 Trail (6.39 miles), Miss James Walk (1.9 miles) and Golden Valley (2 miles). Each one has varying degrees of steep gradients and uneven services with some spectacular views.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

no charge

Address

London Rd, Hindhead, Surry. GU26 6AB

From Fleet

Take the A323 towards Aldershot - turn right onto the A325 by-pass - after three large r/b's turn right onto the A31 Farnham bypass - take the first left onto Station Rd - turn right onto the Tilford Road -  continue on the Tilford Rd for a few miles until you merge into the A287 - continue on the A287 into Hindhead - at a double roundabout turn left onto the London Rd - the Punchbowl is on the right along the London Rd.
Approx Distance 16 miles
Sat Nav GU26 6AB

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here 

Tele Number

01428 681050

Parking

Parking charges apply. Free for National Trust members.

Website

click here

Email

hindhead@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Comment Cafe on site with meals, cold food, drinks, sandwiches, salads, cakes and soup. Cafe opening times

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DIDCOT RAILWAY CENTRE

What's There

Steam Railway with unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and relics. Recreation of Brunel's broad gauge railway. Many special day's.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Didcot Railway Centre, Didcot, Oxfordshire. OX11 7NJ

From Fleet

Take B3349 from Hartley Wintney and then A33 towards Reading - Take M4 west towards Swindon - at junction 13 turn right onto the A34 towards Oxford - lookout for brown  signs on the A34 - follow signs
Approx Distance 43 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01235 817200

Parking

click here

Website

click here

Email

info@didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk 

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DENBIES WINE ESTATE 

What's There

One of the largest privately owned vineyards in Europe, 20 minute surround vision film, indoor wine tours, tours of the vineyards, many events throughout the year, winetasting in Summer.

Opening Times

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. See website for times

Prices

see website

 

Address

London Road, Dorking, Surrey. RH5 6AA

From Fleet

Take the Hogs Back to Guildford - bear left onto the A3 - bear left then right under the A3 bypass onto the A25 - continue on the A25 towards Dorking - at Dorking turn left at the large r/b onto the A24 London Rd - at the next r/b turn left onto Bradley Lane - look for sign

Approx Distance 36 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01306 876 616

Fax Number 01306 888930

Parking

Free

Website

click here

Email

click for contact form 

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DYRHAM PARK (National Trust)

What's There

Pond, Large 17th century House, Walks, Magnificent Scenery, Deer, Dutch Garden, Orangery Greenhouse, Church. Film location for "Remains of the Day"

Opening Times

See Website

Prices

See Website

Address

Dyrham Park, Dyrham, nr Bath, Gloucestershire, SN14 8ER

From Fleet

Take B3349 from Hartley Wintney and then A33 towards Reading - Take M4 towards Swindon - take exit 18 towards Bath (A46) and follow signs.

Approx Distance 80 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

0117 937 2501

Sat Nav

Use SN14 8HY and enter via A46.

Parking 20 yards from visitor centre.

Website

click here

Email

dyrhampark@nationaltrust.org.uk 

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EASTLEIGH LAKESIDE RAILWAY       

What's There

Miniature Railway running from Eastleigh Parkway to Monks Brook Halt and back. The 11/4 miles takes about 15 - 20 minutes. Lakes, children's playground, model layout. Shop contains "Thomas" models and electric and clockwork trains

Opening Times

Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year
Daily during school holidays
Note: There are many special events some of which should be booked in advance so please check first 

Prices

Standard Class:
Single
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First Class:
Single
Return
Children under 2 


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Address

Lakeside Country Park , Wide Lane , Eastleigh . SO50 5PE

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - Pick up M27 East - leave at junction 5 taking A335 towards Eastleigh - look for signs

Approx Distance 43 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

023 8061 2020

Parking

free

Website

www.steamtrain.co.uk 

Email

webmaster@steamtrain.co.uk  

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EASTROP PARK  

What's There

Boating Lake, tree trail, trim trail, children's play areas, paddling pool, small river with dipping platform. 

Opening Times

Weather Dependent: Daily from 11.30 to 5.30 as follows:
Easter weekend/Easter school holiday, May half term, school summer holiday, Bank holidays between Easter and the end of September, Weekends from Easter until the end of September.

Prices

Free Entry. Pay for Boat Rides.

Address

Eastrop Park, Eastrop Lane, Basingstoke

From Fleet

Take M3 towards  to Basingstoke - right at the R/B onto the A339 - at the next (large) R/B stay on the A339 but take the inside lane to the Town Centre and join the A3010 (you will see the park on the left) - turn left at the next lights on to Festival Way - left at next lights onto Eastrop Way - following along this road you will come to a car park on the left, if this is full keep going to another car park of the same road.

Approx Distance 17 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

n/a

Parking

Free.

Website

click here 

Email

n/a  

Video Eastrop Park in the Summer

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EXBURY GARDENS & STEAM TRAIN                

What's There

200 Acres of Gardens. Steam Train. Play area.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here    

Address

Exbury, Nr Southampton, Hampshire. SO45 1AZ

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - Pick up M27 West - Junction 2 A326 towards Fawley - B3054 towards Beaulieu - first left to Exbury - look for signs

Approx Distance 58 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

023 8089 1203 (general enquiries) 
023 8089 9422 (24 hour information line

Website

www.exbury.co.uk 

Email

click here for site email form

Comment

Could be visited with "Bucklers Hard" Book on line to save 10%.

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FARNHAM CASTLE  (English Heritage)          

What's There

A 900 year old castle overlooking the historic town of Farnham. There are two buildings. The Keep and The Bishop's Palace.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

free to The Keep - a small charge is made for a tour of Bishops Palace

Address

Castle Hill, Farnham, Surrey. GU9 0AG

From Fleet

Take the Beacon Hill Rd towards Farnham from the r/b at the Tesco Petrol Station - left at the 3rd r/b onto Odiham Rd - right at the next lights onto Folly Hill - look for a left turn sign at the bottom of the hill.
Approx Distance 7 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01252 721194

Parking

free

Website

click here 

Email

click here to use the website email form

Video click here for Castle Keep video

Comment

Can be visited with Farnham Park which is next to the castle.

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FARNHAM PARK                

What's There

A medieval deer park with a landscape of rolling grassland and veteran trees. Adventure playground and toddlers play area. 9 hole golf course. Football and cricket pitches. 

Opening Times

Always open

Prices

free    

Address

Castle Hill, Farnham, Surrey. GU9 0AG

From Fleet

Take the Beacon Hill Rd towards Farnham from the r/b at the Tesco Petrol Station - left at the 3rd r/b onto Odiham Rd - right at the next lights onto Folly Hill - look for a left turn sign at the bottom of the hill.
Approx Distance 7 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01252 717047

Parking

free

Website

click here 

Email

robin.crowther@waverley.gov.uk 

Video click here for video of this lovely park

Comment

Can be visited with Farnham Castle which is next to the park.

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FISHBOURNE ROMAN PALACE                

What's There

The largest Roman home in Britain. The earliest gardens in the country. Largest collection of mosaics.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website

Address

Roman Way, Chichester, West Sussex. PO19 3QR

From Fleet

Take the A31 Hogs Back towards Guildford - turn left to take the B3000 towards the A3 - turn right onto the A3 towards Portsmouth - stay on A3 and A3(M) - at the end of the A3(M) left onto A27 - keep on the A27 until you reach R/B with right turn onto A259 (just before the Chichester Bypass) - look for signs on A259
Approx Distance 49 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01243 785859

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

n/a

Comment

Does not have its own website. Info is on Sussex Past site.

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FISHERS ADVENTURE FARM PARK                

What's There

Award winning park ranked in the Top 10 Amusement Parks in UK and Top 25 in Europe. Animal Shows. Rides. Indoor Play. Outdoor Adventure. Barn Theatre.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here    

Address

Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, West Sussex. RH14 0EG

From Fleet

Take the A323 towards Aldershot - turn right onto the A325 by-pass - after three large r/b's turn right onto the A31 Farnham bypass - take the first left onto the A287 to Hindhead - at Hindhead continue on the A287 to Haslemere - keep going onto the A286 - turn left onto the A272 just before Midhurst - at  Wisborough Green turn left onto he left turn onto Durbans Rd then right onto Newpound Lane - look for signs
Approx Distance 31 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

0140 700063

Parking

 

Website

click here

Email

 Info@fishersfarmpark.co.uk 
Comment Note : This is a long complicated journey

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FORT NELSON

What's There

Victorian Fort. Home to the Royal Armouries national collection of artillery. Over 350 guns on display. Museum. Tunnels and ramparts to explore. Daily gun salute at 1pm.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

free

Address

Royal Armouries Museum. Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Fareham. PO17 6AN

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards Southampton - follow the M27 towards Portsmouth (east)- at juntion 11 turn left onto the A27 - at the T junction turn right onto Boarhunt Road - next left into Swivelton Lane - at T junction take left onto Portsdown Hill Road - look for signs
Approx Distance 42 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01329 233 734

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

fnenquiries@armouries.org.uk 

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GILBERT WHITE'S HOUSE & OATS MUSEUM   

What's There

18th Century house and garden, museum on Captain. Lawrence Oates, (of Antartic fame) 18th century recipes in tea parlour

Opening Times

1st January-24th December: 1100-1700

Prices

See Website  

Address

The Wakes, High St, Selbourne, Hampshire GU34 3JH

From Fleet

Take A31 from Farnham - At Alton bypass take B3006 to Selbourne

Approx Distance 20 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01420 511275

Fax Number

01420 511040

Website

http://www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk 

Email

info@gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk 

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GOODWOOD HOUSE   

What's There

17th Century home of the Duke of Richmond.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Goodwood Estate, Chichester, West Sussex. PO18 0PX

From Fleet

From Farnham take A287 towards Hindhead - stay on the A2987 which continues and turns into the A286 - stay on the A286 towards Chichester - at East Lavant tuen left into Sheepwash Lane - continur into Pook Lane - look for signs
Approx Distance 36 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01243 927 254

Website

click here

Email

click here to use the email form or use events@goodwood.com 

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GRAYSHOTT POTTERIES 

What's There

What’s there :  Nestled neatly between St Luke’s Church and Grayshott Primary School - Grayshott Pottery trades out of the ‘Old Laundry’ site and this year will celebrate its 50th Birthday.  The company that is owned by the employees under a Trust arrangement, has three distinctive parts:-
The Pottery, where you can find beautifully designed gallery pieces, some of which echo the Mary Watts’ Compton Pottery ‘Arts & Crafts’, (near Guildord) connections. 
The Gift Shop, that is worth a browse to locate that unusual present.  And of course the relaxing Café Bistro, for a frothy cappuccino or scrummy lunch time snack.  Parking is easy.  Studio and viewing gallery available.

Opening Times

Gift shop and Cafe-  Monday to Saturday 9.00am-5.30pm, Sundays and Bank holidays 10.00am-4.00pm
Factory-  Mondays to Fridays 11.00am-1.00pm and 2.00pm-4.00pm

Prices

Free Entry

 

Address

School Road, Grayshott, Hindhead, Surry GU26 6LR

From Fleet

From Farnham take A287 towards Hindhead - Turn right at A3 junction - Turn right onto B3002 - follow signs to Grayshott

Approx Distance 15 Miles
Sat Nav Takes you to Stables on Ham Street.

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01428 604404

Parking

Free

Website

www.grayshottpottery.com 

Email

gifts@grayshottpottery.com   

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GRAYS COURT (National Trust)

What's There

16th Century Tudor House with Wheel House, Donkey Powered Mill Wheel, Ice House and Maze. 12th century tower.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website  

Address

Rotherfield Greys, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. RG9 4PG

From Fleet

Take B3349 from Hartley Wintney and then A33 towards Reading - follow the A33 through Reading to its end - left onto the A4155 - follow the A4155 to Henley - at the centre of Henley look for a left turn onto Grays Rd - follow Grays Rd out of Henley - keep on Grays Rd looking for signs.
Approx Distance 25 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Arial View click here

Tele Number

0149 1628529

Parking

free 220 yards

Website

click here

Email

greyscourt@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Comment This is a long route give yourself lots of time
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HAM HOUSE (National Trust)

What's There

Historic house with collections of textiles, furniture and paintings many of which have been in the housec for 400 years. Situated near the Thames with many walks and garden trails. Kitchen garden. 

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website

 

Address

Ham Street, Ham, Richmond. TW10 7RS

From Fleet

M3 towards London - continue onto the A316 - at r/b on Chertsey Rd turn right onto A3004 - continue onto A305 - right onto A 307 to Richmond - look for a right turn onto Sandy Lane - right into Ham St - look for signs

Approx Distance 33 Miles
Sat Nav Takes you to Stables on Ham Street.

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

020 8940 1950

Parking

Free parking at the end of Ham Street

Website

click here

Email

hamhouse@nationaltrust.org.uk    

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HAMPTON COURT PALACE 

What's There

One of England's finest attractions, over 500 years of history, 60 acres of riverside gardens, famous maze, rose garden, herds of dear, orangery exotics garden, great fountain garden

Opening Times

Only closed on 24, 25 and 26 Dec. see website for various opening times.

Prices

click here

 

Address

Surrey. KT8 9AU

From Fleet

Take M3 towards London - turn right at exit 1 of M3 onto Staines Rd A308 - follow the A308 looking for signs

Approx Distance 29 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

0844 482 7777

Parking

Limited Parking at palace pay on exit. Parking at Hampton Court Green (500 meters) hourly charge. Parking at Hampton Court Station (200 meters) check station charges.

Website

click here

Email

click here for site contact form

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HATCHLANDS (National Trust)

What's There

Red brick mansion. Many walks. Gardens. Collection of keyboards used by the great classical composers including Mahler and Chopin. Robert Adams ceilings. Masses of Spring Bluebells.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

 

Address

East Clandon, Guildford, Surrey GU4 7RT

From Fleet

Entry off the A246 between Guildford and Leatherhead.

Approx Distance 24 Miles
Sat Nav Misleading. Follow brown signs to entrance off A246.

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01483 222482

Parking

Free. 300 Yards.

Website

click here

Email

hatchlands@nationaltrust.org.uk 

Video Bluebells at Hatchlands

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HAWK CONSERVANCY TRUST

What's There

Set in a woodland and wildflower meadow. Over 150 birds of prey. Daily flying demonstrations. Herron and Red Kite feeds. Every visitor can hold a bird of prey. Tractor rides. Runner duck racing. Ferret racing. Adventure play area.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Visitor Centre, Sarson Lane, Weyhill, Andover, Hampshire. SP11 8DY

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards Winchester - pick up the A303 - lokk for signs just after Thruxton
Approx Distance 42 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01264 773850

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

info@hawkconservancy.org 

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HIGHCLERE CASTLE

What's There

Victorian Castle set in 1,000acres of beautiful parkland. Seasonal walks. Secret Garden. Rose Arbour. Etruscan temple. Many follies. 

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

Highclere Park, Newbury. RG20 9RN

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards Basingstoke - at junction 6 take the A339 to Kingsclere - at the R/B just after Kinsclere turn left onto the Newbury Road - carry on into Fox's Road - take the left hand fork keeping on Fox's Rd (do not take left fork to Ecchinswell) follow the road and signs to the A34 - turn right at the A34 - look for brown signs
Approx Distance 35 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

Office: 01635 253210 Info Line: 01635 253204

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

theoffice@highclerecastle.co.uk 
Comment The home of Downton Abbey
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HILLIER GARDENS (Sir HAROLD)

What's There

One of the worlds biggest Winter Gardens and longest double borders. Magnolia Ave. Pond and bog garden. Seasonal planting displays set in 180 acres. Wobbly Bridge, Tree House, Carpet Swing and lots of open space.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website  

Address

Sir Harold Hillier Gardens, Jermyns Lane, Romsey, Hants. SO51 0QA

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Winchester - exit at junction 9 - take A3090 towards Hursley - continue on A3090 to Ampfield - look for right turn onto Jermyns Lane - look for signs
Approx Distance 44 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01794 369317

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

info@hilliergardens.org.uk 
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HINTON AMPLER (National Trust)

What's There

Elegant country house. Rebuilt after a fire in 1960. Collection of ceramics and art. Undisturbed views from each window. Tranquil garden. Manicured lawns lead to avenues of sculptured topiary and borders of roses with breathtaking views across the South Downs.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here  

Address

Hinton Ampler, Nr Alresford, Hampshire. SO24 0LA

From Fleet

Take the A323 towards Aldershot - turn right onto the A325 by-pass - after three large r/b's turn right onto the A31 Farnham bypass - stay on the A31 - after Ropley look for a left turn onto the B3046 passing Arlesford Golf Club - at the junction with the A272 look for signs
Approx Distance 34 Miles
Sat Nav Use SO24 0NH. 21 Yards west of entrance.

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01962 771305

Parking

free. Phone 01962 771305 for disabled parking

Website

click here

Email

hintonampler@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Video Hinton Ampler in Spring

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HOUGHTON LODGE & GARDENS

What's There

18th century Grade 2 listed Gothic Cottage set on the River Trent, riverside walks, Alpacas "snorting" Topiary Dragon, Peacock Garden, walled garden, kitchen garden, peony walk, rose arbour, orchid house.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website

 

Address

Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6LQ

From Fleet

M3 towards Basingstoke - follow signs to A303 . from A303 left onto the A34 - right onto the A30 towards Stockbridge - at Stockbridge follow signs to house

Approx Distance 40 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01264 810063

Fax Number

N/A

Website

http://houghtonlodge.co.uk/ 

Email

Use contact form on website

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JANE AUSTEN'S HOUSE      

What's There

Museum, copy of her letters, her jewellery and donkey carriage, bookshop and garden

Opening Times

1st March-30th November and weekends in January, February and December:1100-1600 Closed 25th and 26th December

Prices

See Website  

Address

Chawton, Nr Alton, Hampshire. GU34 1SD

From Fleet

Take A31 from Farnham till you reach junction with A32 - follow signs

Approx Distance 18 Miles
Parking Small free car park

Map Reference

click here for map location

Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01420 83262

Fax Number

01420 83262

Website

www.janeaustenmuseum.org.uk 

Email

see website

Comment Can be visited with Chawton House Library

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KEW GARDENS      

What's There

300 acres of garden containing more than 40,000  varieties of plants. Several spectacular glasshouses and two art galleries. Japanese and rock gardens. Kids area.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond. Surrey. TW9 3AB

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards London - continue on the M3 till it turn into the A316 - keep on the A316 until you reach a R/B at Richmond just after crossing the Thames - left at R/B onto the A307 - look for Kew Gardens on the left along the A307
Approx Distance 31 Miles
Parking Parking in Kew Rd (A307) is free after 10am. Parking is available at TW9 3AF which is reached via Ferry Lane, a narrow turning off Kew Green. click here for map Cost £7 per day. Free for disabled drivers.

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

020 8332 5655

Website

click here

Email

info@kew.org
Comment Don't miss the incredible Lilly House. The gardens are huge so give yourself lots of time
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KIDS"n"ACTION      

What's There

Play and Party centre for children. Many themed playrooms. Large screen video games. Large soft play area with high slides. Plenty for all ages. Themed party rooms.

Opening Times

7 days a week from 9.30 to 6.00. Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day and New Years Day. New Years Eve open 9.30 to 4.00

Prices

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Address

680 Eskdale Rd, Winnersh Triangle, Berkshire. RG41 5TS

From Fleet

Take the A3010 out of Fleet towards the A30 - after going under the M3 take the next left turning onto the Blackbushe Rd - at the next r/b turn left - next r/b turn right onto the A327 - stay on the A327 to Sindlesham - at r/b turn left onto Mill Lane - at next r/b take 3rd exit to the B3270 - merge onto the B3290 - after 2nd r/b 2nd exit onto Wharfdale Rd - next r/b stay on the Wharfdale Rd - next r/b take 1st exit onto Exdale Rd - next turn right and the venue will be on the left
Approx Distance 15 Miles
Parking Limited Free Parking. Can park at the Holiday Inn hotel with small charge.

Map Reference

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Aerial View click here

Tele Number

0118 952 6949

Website

click here

Email

info@kids-n-action.com 
Comment Local play centres are not normally listed but this one is especially worth a visit. Go early or late at weekends and Bank Holidays.

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LEGOLAND WINDSOR 

What's There

Many Children's Rides, Stunt Shows, Miniland (made from lego)

Opening Times

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Prices

Check Website

 

Address

Legoland Windsor, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 4AY

From Fleet

 

Approx Distance 20 Miles

Map Reference

Click here for map location

Tele Number

08705 040404

Parking

£5 for all day

Website

www.legoland.co.uk 

Email

Customerservices@legoland.co.uk 

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LEITH HILL PLACE (National Trust) 

What's There

Childhood home of composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, Free audio installation about Vaughan Williams and his music. Rhododendron Wood. Wonderful views over the Surrey Downs atmospheric House, many walks. Note: There is a 400m walk  over uneven and often muddy ground to the house.

Opening Times

Check Website

Prices

Check Website

 

Address

Leith Hill Lane, Nr Coldharbour Village, Dorking, Surrey. RH5 6LY

From Fleet

Take the Hoggs Back to Guildford - use Guildford by pass (not overhead pass) and follow signs to the A25 - Stay on the A25 - After Arbinger Hammer look for a right turn into Hollow Lane with a brown a sign for Leith Hill,  continue on Hollow Lane onto Leith Hill Rd - look for brown  sign to Leith Hill Place with a sharp right turn.

Approx Distance 30 Miles
Sat Nav Use RH5 6LU

Map Reference

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Tele Number

08705 040404

Parking

free 437 Yards.

Website

click here 

Email

leithhill@nationaltrust.org.uk 

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LITTLE OAK BONSAI   

What's There

Vast collection of miniature trees, Koi ponds. Bonsai teaching classes between 10am - 4pm

Opening Times

9am - 5pm every day of the week

Prices

Free

 

Address

Street End Lane, Sidlesham, West Sussex, PO20 7RG

From Fleet

Take A287 from Farnham to A3 - A3 towards Portsmouth - Pick up A3(M) - at end of A3(M) take A27 towards Chichester - At Chichester on the bypass turn right onto the B2145 - the Bonsai Centre is 3 miles down the road

Approx Distance 54 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01243 641302

Fax Number

n/a

Website

n/a

Email

info@littleoakbonsai.com 

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LONGDOWN ACTIVITY FARM 

What's There

Lots of farm animals, activity programme throughout the day, indoor and outdoor  play areas, tractor and trailer rides (weather permitting). Bottle feeding calves, goat kids. Animal handling. Go carts. Farm shop.

Opening Times

Daily 10 am to 5 pm from 11th February to 29th October, weekends only in November and December, plus 18th to 23rd December inclusive.

Prices

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Address

Longdown, Ashurst, Nr Southampton, Hampshire. SO40 4UH

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - M27 West - Exit 3 onto M271 towards Southampton Docks - Take right turn at R/B onto A 35 towards Lyndhurst - follow signs

Approx Distance 50 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

023 8029 3326

Parking 

Free

Website

www.longdownfarm.co.uk

Email

enquiries@longdownfarm.co.uk

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LOOKOUT DISCOVERY CENTRE

What's There

Hands-on Science and Nature Exhibition with over 80 Exhibits, Children's
Play Area, Gift Shop, Picnic Area, Coffee Shop, Mountain Bike Hire
(seasonal)

Opening Times

10pm - 5pm daily (except Christmas period)

Prices

See Website  

Address

Nine Mile Rd, Bracknell, Berkshire. RG12 7QW

From Fleet

M3 towards London - exit 3 take A322 towards Bracknell - vear right onto A332 - turn left at R/B onto B3430 (nine mile Ride) -  look for signs

Approx Distance 12 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01344 354400

Fax Number

01344 354422

Website

www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/lookout 

Email

thelookout@bracknell-forest.gov.uk 

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LOSELEY PARK

What's There

16th century house, rose garden, herb garden, flower garden, white garden, organic vegetable garden.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

See Website  

Address

Guildford, Surrey. GU11 1HS

From Fleet

Take the Hogs Back A31 towards Guildford - after a while take a left turn aand then under the Hogs Back onto the B3000 - contnue on the B3000 going over A3 - after going through Compton look for a eft tuen into Loseley Park.

Approx Distance 15 Miles

Map Reference

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Aerial View

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Tele Number

01483 405120

Website

click here

Email

enquiries@loseleypark.co.uk 

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MANOR FARM COUNTRY PARK

What's There

Historic farm. Meet the animals. Farmyard walks. Feed the chickens. Help with milking. River and woodland walks Special events. 

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Pylands Lane, Bursledon, Nr Southampton, SO31 1BH

From Fleet

Take the M3 towrads Southampton - left onto the M27 towards Portsmouth - leave at junction 8 - turn right at r/b onto Dodwell Lane - 2nd right onto Pyland's Lane look for signs.
Approx Distance 48 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Aerial View

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Tele Number

01489 787055
Parking Pay and dsplay. Up to 1 hour £1.50. All day £3.50

Website

click here

Email

mfcp.enquiries@hants.gov.uk 

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MANYDOWN FAMILY FUN

What's There

Adventure Play Ground, Tractor Rides, Human Rabbit Warren, Bale Mountain, Animal Handling, Trampolines, Mini Tractors, Sandpit, Bouncy Castle, Arts & Crafts, Go-Karts, Inflatable Slide, Farmyard Animals and Large Maize. All included in Price.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

 

Address

Scrapps Hill Farm, 550 Worting Rd, Basingstoke. RG23 8PU

From Fleet

M3 towards Basingstoke - exit 6, right onto A339 Ringway, Go over first r/b, turn left on next r/b onto A3010, keep straight on Churchhill Way through four r/b's onto B3400, turn right at the fifth r/b keeping on the B3400. Look for signs

Approx Distance 21 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01256 220 398

Parking

free

Website

click here 

Email

info@manydownfamilyfun.co.uk

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MARWELL ZOO 

What's There

Over 200 species of animals and birds in 140 acres of beautiful surroundings. Adventure playground

Opening Times

Daily except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
10am to 6pm in summer
10am to 4pm in winter

Prices

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Address

Colden Common, Nr Winchester, Hampshire. SO21 1JH

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - look for signs near Winchester

Approx Distance 40 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01962 777407 

Parking

free

Website

www.marwell.org.uk 

Email

marwell@marwell.org.uk 

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MILESTONES 

What's There

Hampshire's Heritage Living Museum from the late Victorian period to the early forties. Visit the Edwardian style Pub and picnic area.

Opening Times

Monday: Closed  
Tuesday-Friday:10.00am-5.00pm  
Saturday and Sunday:11.00am-5.00pm
Bank Holidays:10.00am-5.00pm  
Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day

Prices

see website  

Address

Leisure park, Churchill Way West, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 18 Miles

From Fleet

By Road:  Just off M3 junction 6. Follow signs to Leisure Park.
 
By Train: Basingstoke station is 2 miles from the museum on the main line between London Waterloo and Exeter.  There are bus services from the railway station and the nearest bus stop is Worting Road, past the firestation. Please telephone the bus station for further details. Tel:01256 464501

Approx Distance  

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01256 477766

Fax Number

01256 477784

Website

www.milestones-museum.com 

Email

Fill out form on website

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MILLERS ARK ANIMALS

What's There

Many farm animals you can touch feed and cuddle. Looby Loo land train (£1)

Opening Times

Open days     Phone for more visiting information outside the "open" days

Prices

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Address

For Letters: Fishers Cottage, Farnham Road, Odiham. RG29 1HR
For The Farm: Manor Farm, Blackstocks Lane, Hook. RG27 9PH

From Fleet

Take the A323 to Hartley Wintney - Left at the r/b onto the A30 - keep on the A30 through Hook - at the duel carriage way turn left into Blackstocks Lane - the farm is on the left - look for signs
Approx Distance 12 Miles

Map Reference

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Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01256 767596

Website

click here

Email

elizabeth@millersark.co.uk 
Comments Check out the "open days" on the website.before you go.
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MOTTISFONT (National Trust) 

What's There

Ancient trees, Old House crafted from medieval priory, Many differing exhibitions,  Spring bulb fields, Walled rose garden, Children's trails. Second hand bookshop, Rex Whistler's amazing  painted saloon. River Test.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website  

Address

Nr Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0LP

From Fleet

By Road:  Take the M3 towards Southampton - right onto the A303 - turn left at r/b onto the A30 - continue onto A3057 - turn right onto Oakley Road - look for signs
By Train: Dunbridge station is 11/2 miles away across fields, follow signs to Mottisfont. 

Approx Distance 45 Miles
Sat Nav Use SO51 0LN

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01794 340757

Parking

Free. On Site

Website

click here

Email

click here

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MUSEUM of ARMY FLYING    

What's There

Over 35 historic kites, gliders, aeroplanes and helicopters, dioramas and displays all celebrating over 100 years of heroic flying achievement by “Soldiers in the Air “ Plus 2 Flight Simulators ,  Rifle Ranges,  1940’s House,  Children's Play Area, Gift shop, Cinema, Licensed Café with airfield views & plenty of parking.

Opening Times

10.00am - 4.30pm last admissions 4.00pm every day
Closed from Christmas Day to New Year period

Prices

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Address

Middle Wallop, Stockbridge, Hants. SO20 8DY

From Fleet

Take M3 then the A303 then A343 towards Salisbury. The museum is of the A343

Approx Distance 45 Miles

Map Reference

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Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01264 784421

Fax Number

01264 781694

Website

www.flying-museum.org.uk 

Email

administration@flying-museum.org.uk

Special Offer

Visitors paying full admission price will receive a voucher entitling them to visit 5 other attractions in the area '2 for the price of 1'.

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NEW FOREST WILDLIFE PARK 

What's There

Wolves, Bison, Otters, Deer, Wildcats, Large collection of owls, butterfly house, wallabies and much motre. Adventure playgrounds', talks and feeding sessions.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Deerleap Lane, Near Ashurst, Southampton. SO40 4UH.

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - M27 West - then 271 towards Southampton Docks - take right onto A35 towards Ashurst - look for signs at Colbury

Approx Distance 50 Miles

Map Reference

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Aerial View click here

Tele Number

023 80292408

Parking  Free

Website

click here

Email

info@newforestwildlifepark.co.uk  

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OAKHURST COTTAGE 

What's There

16th century tiomber framed cottage restored to bring 400 years of uninterupted occupation to life. See the radical changes in home life over the past few centuries. Cottage garden.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

2 The Cricket Green, Hambledon, near Godalming, Surrey. GU8 4HF

From Fleet

Take the A31 Hogs Back towards Guildford - turn left to take the B3000 towards the A3 - turn right onto the A3 towards Portsmouth - look for a sign for the A283 towards Petworth - follow the A283 through Witley - just over a mile after Witley enter the Petworth Road - turn left from the Petworth Road into Lane End - take the second right turn into Van Lane - look for signs
Approx Distance 22 miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01483 208936
Parking  Ask about parking when you book your tour (see below)

Website

click here

Email

oakhurstcottage@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Comment Visits are only possible as part of a pre-booked tour and only on certain days. To book your tour phone 01483 208936. There are no toilets
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ODDS FARM PARK 

What's There

Many farm animals. Animal feeding. Heated indoor play barn. Picnic areas. Pedal go-cart. Duck pond. Sand and water play area. Bottle feeding

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Wooburn Common Rd, Wooburn Common, High Wycombe, Bucks. HP10 0LX

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards London - At M25 take left turn towards Heathrow - at junction 16 on the M25 take the left turn onto the M40 towards Oxford - At M40 junction 3 turn left onto the A4094 - at Woburn Green take the left turn onto Windsor Hill which will lead into Wooburn Common Rd - look for signs
Approx Distance 32 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01628 520188

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

oddsfarm@oddsfarm.co.uk
Comment Make sure you bring socks, long trousers and long-sleeved tops for children using the indoor playbarn
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OSTERLEY PARK and HOUSE (National Trust) 

What's There

Georgian Country Estate. Colourful formal gardens. Herbaceous borders. Roses and ornamental vegetables. Original Robert Adam summer house full of lemon trees and scented shrubs. Lake. Woodland walk. Farm shop.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Jersey Road, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 4RB

From Fleet

Take M3 towards London leading into the A316 - keep on A316 - turn left into London Rd/Twickenham Rd A310 at  R/B - keep going till you reach the A4 - turn left onto the A4 - turn right onto Thornbury Road - continue straight on into Jersey Road - look for signs
Approx Distance 31 Miles
Sat Nav Enter Jersey Rd and TW7 4RD

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

020 8232 5050

Parking

Pay and Display. 400 yards.

Website

click here

Email

osterley@nationaltrust.org.uk 

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OTTER, OWL & WILDLIFE CONSERVATION PK       

What's There

Europe's largest collection of otters, owls and other wildlife, nature trails

Opening Times

March to December every day from 10am - 5.30pm
Shop and cafe close at 5.00pm
Last entry 4.30pm
January and February weekends only

Prices

see website  

Address

Deerleap Lane, Longdown, Ashurst, Southampton, SO40 4UH.

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - M27 West - Exit 3 onto M271 towards Southampton Docks - Take right turn at R/B onto A 35 towards Lyndhurst - follow signs

Approx Distance 50 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location Look for the old name "Nature Quest"

Tele Number

023 80 292408

Fax Number

023 80 293367

Website

www.ottersandowls.co.uk 

Email

 

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PAINSHILL PARK   

What's There

Landscape gardens, walks 

Opening Times

Open throughout the year including Bank Holidays (except Christmas day)
March - October: 10.30am - 6.00pm (last entry 4.30)
November - February: 10.30am - 4.30:pm or dusk, if earlier (last entry 3pm) 

Prices

see website  

Address

Painshill Park Trust Ltd
Painshill Park
Portsmouth Rd
Cobham. Surrey. KT11 1JE

From Fleet

Take M3 to M25 Junction - take M25 towards Leatherhead - Junction 10 A3 to towards Guildford - A245 junction towards Cobham - Entrance in Between Streets 200 metres east of A245/A307 R/B    

Approx Distance 26 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01932 868113

Fax Number

01932 868001

Website

www.painshill.co.uk 

Email

info@painshill.co.uk 

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PARHAM HOUSE   

What's There

Historic manor house dating from the Elizabethan era with rare art, gardens and 875 acre deer park. The house has a Great hall and Long Gallery. The garden consisyts of beautiful Pleasure Grounds, 4 acre Walled Garden, herbaceous borders, glasshouse, vegetable garden, orchard and a 1920's Wendy House.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Parham Park, Pulborough, West Sussex. RH20 4HS

From Fleet

Take the A31 Hogs Back towards Guildford - turn left to take the B3000 towards the A3 - turn right onto the A3 towards Portsmouth - look for a sign for the A283 towards Petworth - stay on the A283 and look for signs jut before Storrington.
Approx Distance 41 Miles
Sat Nav Use RH20 4HR post code
Parking  Free

Map Reference

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Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01903 742 021

Website

click here

Email

enquiries@parhaminsussex.co.uk 

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PAULTONS LEISURE PARK 

What's There

Over 60 attractions and rides plus maze, birds, garden walks. Home top Peppa Pig World. New "Critter Creek". Lost Kingdom Dinosaur Theme Park World. 

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Paultons Park Ltd, Ower, nr. Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 6AL

From Fleet

M3 towards Southampton - M27 West - Junction 2 take A36 towards Salisbury - look for signs

Approx Distance 48 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

023 8081 4442

Parking free

Website

click here 

Email

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PETWORTH (National Trust)

What's There

Country House with 300 paintings, including Turner and Van Dyck, and 100 pieces of sculpture, Doric Temple, Ionic Rotunda, Fire Engine House. Large scale design by Capability Brown.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Petworth House and Park, Petworth, West Sussex. GU28 0AE

From Fleet

Take the A31 Hogs Back towards Guildford - turn left to take the B3000 towards the A3 - turn right onto the A3 towards Portsmouth - look for a sign for the A283 towards Petworth - follow the A283 all the way to Petworth

Approx Distance 33 Miles
Sat Nav use GU28 9LR

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01798 342207

Parking

For the House £4. For the park £3. 700 yards.

Website

click here

Email

petworth@nationaltrust.org.uk 

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PINEWOOD RAILWAY

What's There

Miniature Railway.

Opening Times

1.30 to 4pm on the third Sunday of the month from April to Oct

Prices

£1 per ride. Buy 5 6th one free. Under 3's free.

Address

Pinewood Leisure Centre, Old Wokingham Rd, West Berkshire. RG40 3AQ

From Fleet

Take the A3010 out of Fleet towards the A30 - at the A30 R/B go straight onto Cricket Hill towards Yateley - at R/B turn left onto the B3272 then first right onto Sandhurst Rd- continue into Yateley Rd - at the junction take the A321 High Street which will lead into Wokingham Rd - at the R/B turn right onto the B3430 - at 2nd R/B turn left onto Old Wokingham Rd - look for signs to turn left
Approx Distance 24 Miles

Map Reference

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Aerial View click here

Tele Number

97599 969579

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

secretary@pinewoodrailway.co.uk 

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POLESDON LACEY (National Trust)

What's There

Formal Gardens, Historic House, Landscape Walks, Squirrels Corner adventure play area.

Opening Times

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Prices

click here

 

Address

Nr Dorking, Surrey. RH5 6BD

From Fleet

Take the A31 to Guildford, then A3, A246 to Leatherhead. Look out for signs.

Approx Distance 31 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01372 452048

Parking

pay and display. 200 yards

Website

click here 

Email

polesdenlacey@nationaltrust.org.uk 

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PORTSMOUTH HISTORIC DOCKYARD

What's There

The Royal Navy Past, Present and Future, the Mary Rose, HMS Victory, Royal Navy Museum, Historic Boat Workshop, Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower (off site), HMS Alliance (off site), Royal Marines Museum.

Opening Times

See Website

Prices

click here

 

Address

Visitors Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouith, Hampshire. PO1 3lJ

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards Southampton - left onto the M27 towards Portsmouth - pick up the A3(M) to Portsmouth - continue on Queens St to the Dockyard

Approx Distance 45 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

023 9283 9766 (opt 1)

Parking click here for park and ride details

Website

click here

Email

Use site email form on site

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PRIDE of the VALLEY SCULPTURE PARK

What's There

Hundreds of  sculptures in woodlands, arboretum, water gardens, wonderful views of the Surrey countryside. No toilets or restaurant. Can use the pub opposite.

Opening Times

Mon to Sun 10am - 5pm

Prices

Adults £10. Concessions £5

Address

Jumps Road, Churt, Farnham, Surrey. GU10 2LH

From Fleet

Take the A323 towards Aldershot - turn right onto the A325 by-pass - after three large r/b's turn right onto the A31 Farnham bypass - take the first left onto Station Rd - turn right onto the Tilford Road - stay on the Tilford Road towards Tilford - after Rushmoor look for a right turn onto Jumps Rd - the park is on the right opposite a pub

Approx Distance 13 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01428 605453

Parking

Parking is very limited but free. Try to park in the pubs parking area if possible.

Website

click here

Email

info@thesculpturepark.com 

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RUNNYMEDE (National Trust)

What's There

Riverside site of the sealing of the Magna Carta. Magna Carta Memorial. Kennedy Memorial. Commonwealth Forces Memorial. Fairhaven Memorial Lodges

Opening Times

see website

Prices

free

Address

Windsor Rd, Nr Old Windsor, Surrey. SL4 2JL

From Fleet

M3 towards London - M25 clockwise - junction 13 left onto the A308 - look for signs off the A308
Approx Distance 23 Miles
Sat Nav TW20 0AE

Map Reference

click here
Aerial Veiw click here

Tele Number

01784 432891

Parking

pay and display. Free for NT members.

Website

click here

Email

n/a
Comment Why Not Take a Thames Boat Trip after you have seen Runnymede

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RURAL LIFE CENTRE

What's There

Country house museum, 10 acres of field, woodland and barns, Old Kiln light railway, childrens play area, arboretum, animals. Many activity days through the year. see website.

Opening Times

click here

Prices

click here

Address

The Reeds Road, Tilford, Farnham, Surrey. GU10 2DL                  

From Fleet

Take A323 to A325 - at large R/B's Take A31 Farnham Bypass - left onto the A287 at lights - at Millbridge turn left onto The Reeds Rd - after a while look for left turn into the centre.
Approx Distance 11 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01252 795571

Parking

free

Website

www.rural-life.org.uk/ 

Email

info@rural-life.org.uk 

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SALISBURY CATHEDRAL

What's There

Britains tallest spire. Home to the Magna Carta with special exhibition. Climb the 332 steps to the foot of the spire. Wonderful views over Salisbury. Medieval working clock.

Opening Times

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Prices

click here    (This cost is a voluntary donation)

Address

Wyndham House, 65 The Close, Salisbury. SP1 2EN

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards Basingstoke - just after Basingstoke follow the A303 turnoff - after Stonehenge turn left onto the A360 towards Salisbury - follow signs to the City Centre or look for Park and Ride
Approx Distance 55 miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

017222555120

Parking

No dedicated parking. Follow local parking signs within the city or use park and ride.

Website

click here

Email

visitors@salcath.co.uk  
Comment Book your Tower tour in advance. Slightly more than an hour's drive but a straightforward route.

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SANDHAM MEMORIAL CHAPEL (National Trust)       

What's There

Paintings (best seen on a bright day), views across Watership Down, orchards and gardens

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Burghclere, Nr Newbury, RG20 9JT

From Fleet

M3 to junction 6 - A33 towards Reading - A339 towards KingsClere - left onto A34 - look for signs

Approx Distance 33 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01625 278394

Parking No onsite parking. Park in village car park 0.5 miles away or on street opposite chpel entrance.

Website

click here

Email

ssagen@smtp.ntrust.org.uk 

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SAVILL GARDEN WINDSOR GREAT PARK   

What's There

All Year Round Garden, Plant Centre

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Savill Garden, Accessed via Wick Lane, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey. TW20 0UU .

From Fleet

M3 towards London - Junction3 - A30 - Look for signposts to Windsor Great Park/Savill Gardens on A30

Approx Distance 18 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01753 847518

Parking

click here

Website

click here

Email

savillgarden@thecrownestate.co.uk

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SHALFORD MILL (National Trust)

What's There

18th-Century watermill with well preserved machinery. The mill is not working. Guided tours

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Shalford, near Guildford, Surrey. GU4 8BS

From Fleet

Take the Hoggsback to Guildford - go into Guildford on the Farnham Road - In Guildford follow signs for the A281 - take the left turn opposite the seahorse restaurant - look for signs
Approx Distance 18 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

014883 561389

Parking

Available in the village. Disabled parking on site

Website

click here

Email

shalfordmill@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Comment There are no toilets on site

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SPINNAKER TOWER   

What's There

110 metre high tower, 4M per second lift to the top or 570 steps, wonderful views over the dockland and Portsmouth. Spy walk glass floor

Opening Times

1st Jan to 23 Dec. 10am to 6.00

Prices

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Address

Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouith, Hampshire. PO1 3TT

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - Left onto the M27 towards Portsmouth - pick up the A3(M) to Portsmouth - continue on Queens St to the Tower

Approx Distance 45 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

023 9285 7520

Website

click for website

Email

info@spinnakertower.co.uk 

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SPINNERS GARDEN       

What's There

Woodland garden on a slope overlooking the River Lymington, nursery

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website  

Address

School Lane, Boldre, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 5QE

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - M27 West - at junction 1 take A337 towards Lymington - look for signs between Brockenhurst and Lymington

Approx Distance 62 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

07545 432090

Website

click here 

Email

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STAUNTON COUNTRY PARK        

What's There

Follies, Ornamental Farm, Glasshouses, 1,000 Acres of Landscaped Countryside, Menagerie of Animals and Plants, Farm Animals, Children's Trail and Play Area

Opening Times

April - Oct: Daily from 10.00 - 5.00
Nov - Mar: Daily from 10.00 - 4.00

Prices

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Address

Middle Park Way, Havant, Hampshire. PO9 5HB

From Fleet

Take A287 from Farnham to Hindhead - turn right onto A3 towards Petersfield - keep on A3 to Horndean then take B3129 towards Havent - look for signs midway between Horndean & Havant

Approx Distance 37 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

02392 453405

Fax Number

02392 498156

Website

click here

Email

Staunton.park@hants.gov.uk 

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STOURHEAD        

What's There

Large lake, temples, pantheon, family garden, grotto, gothic cottage, games on the lawn (in summer), waterwheel, art gallery, Inn, church, ice house, walled garden, many beautiful trees. 

Opening Times

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Prices

click here  

Address

Nr Mere, Wiltshire, BA12 6QF

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Basingstoke - leave at junction 8 - take A303 towards Exeter - turn right onto B3092 near Mere - look for brown signs
Approx Distance 80 miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01747 841152

Perking

free

Website

click here

Email

stourhead@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Video Stourhead in the Autumn
Comment Although Stourhead is a long way from Fleet it is included because it is a very easy route to take and is well worth the journey. Especially in Autumn. see video

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STANSTED PARK 

What's There

Historic House and Chapel. Farm Shop. Light Railway. Garden Centre. Pottery Studio. Maze. Walled Gardens. Arboretum. Children's Play Area.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Stansted Park Foundation, Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire. PO9 6DX

From Fleet

Take the Hogsback towards Guildford - follow turn off for the A3 - follow signs to the A3 - follow A3 towards Hindhead - when the A3 turns into the M3 look for and follow brown signs
Approx Distance 41 Miles

Map Reference

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Aerial View click here

Tele Number

023 9241 2265

Website

click here

Email

tudor.house@southamton.gov.uk 

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SYON PARK and HOUSE

What's There

The house was the home of the Duke of Northumberland. Gardens and Arboretum. GHreat Conservatory. Unique tidal water meadows.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex. TW8 8JF

From Fleet

Take M3 towards London leading into the A316 - keep on A316 - turn left into London Rd/Twickenham Rd A310 at  R/B - turn right onto A315 - Syon Park is on the right - look for signs 
Approx Distance 31 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

020 8560 7272

Fax Number

 

Website

click here 

Email

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Comment Can be visited with The London Butterfly House

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THE HOMELAND (National Trust)

What's There

Extraordinary early 20th century country villa. A masterpiece of Modernist design. Picturesque woodland garden. Designed by the architect Patrick Gwynne and completed in the summer of 1938.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Portsmouth Road, Esher, Surrey.  KT10 9JL

From Fleet

Hogsback to Guildford - pick up the A3, keep on the A3 until the r/b just before Esher - turn left at this f/b towards Esher onto the A244 - at Esher take left onto the A307 - look for signs to Claremont Landscape Garden (Tickets for The Homeland are only available from Claremont Garden)
Approx Distance 28 Miles

Map Reference

click here
Sat Nav Use KT10 9JG (Claremont Garden Postcode)
Parking Local free parking is available

Tele Number

01372 476424

Website

click here

Email

thehomewood@nationaltrust.org.uk 
Comment Entry only by pre-booked guided tour. Ring above number to book. Toilets only available at Claremont Garden.

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THE LIVING RAINFOREST at WYLD COURT   

What's There

Rainforest and Zoological Garden

Opening Times

Every day except Christmas day and Boxing Day from 10am to 5.15pm
Christmas eve 10am to 1.00pm
Last admissions is 4.30pm

Prices

see website  

Address

The Living Rainforest, Hampstead Norreys, Nr Newbury, Berkshire. RG18 0TN

From Fleet

M4 Junction 13 - follow signposts

Approx Distance 30 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01635 202444

Fax Number

01635 202440

Website

www.livingrainforest.org 

Email

enquires@livingrainforest.org 

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THE LONDON BUTTERFLY HOUSE   

What's There

A covered garden set amongst ponds and water cascades with over 1.000 free flying butterflies, colourful birds and bizarre insects.

Opening Times

Daily from:
10am-4pm in winter, last admissions 3.30pm. 
10am-5.30pm in summer, last admissions 5.00pm 
Closed Christmas day and Boxing day 

Prices

see website  

Address

Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex. TW8 8JF

From Fleet

Take M3 towards London leading into the A316 - keep on A316 - turn left into London Rd/Twickenham Rd A310 at  R/B - turn right onto A315 - Syon Park is on the right - look for signs 

Approx Distance 31 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

020 8560 7272

Website

click here 

Email

info@syonpark.co.uk 

Comment Can be visited with Syon Park and House

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THE VYNE (National Trust)

What's There

Country House Mansion and Gardens with Lakeside and Woodland Walks

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Sherborne St John, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG24 9HL

From Fleet

M3 towards Basingstoke - A339 - A340 - look for signs

Approx Distance 21 Miles
Sat Nav Not reliable use instructions above.

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01256 881337

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

enquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk  

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TICHFIELD ABBEY (English Heritage) 

What's There

Tudor Gatehouse and Medieval Church now a Ruin

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Hampshire, PO15 5RA
Sat Nav Latitude: 50.856351 - Longitude: -1.229445

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Southampton - Left onto the M27 towards Portsmouth - at junction 9 right onto the A27 -at the R/B left onto Southampton Rd - follow the Southampton Rd to Catisfield - at Tichfield Mill turn left onto Mill Lane - look for signs on left
Approx Distance 54 Miles

Map Reference

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Aerial View click here

Tele Number

0370 333 1181

Parking

Not Known

Website

click here

Email

n/a
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TRILAKES ANIMAL PARK 

What's There

Lakes, Various Animals and Birds,  Angling, Kiddies Rides, Lake Walks also Little Angels /Jakes Playworld

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Yateley Rd, Sandhurst, Berks. 

From Fleet

Take B3013 out of Fleet - cross the A30 towards Yateley - left at T junction onto A327 - first right - Trilakes is a little way on the right

Approx Distance 7 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01252 871007

Parking

free

Website

click here

Email

trilakes@jakesplayworld.com 

Comment free Wi Fi
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TUDOR HOUSE & GARDEN

What's There

1400's House set in Southampton's Old Town. Craft activities. Play old games. Mini beadst garden trail. Trails and activity sheets. Object handling. Try replica costumes.Fiolm and light show. Tudor knot gargen. WW2 air raid shelter

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Bugle Street, Old Town, Southampton, SO14 2AD

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards Southampton - at the end of M3 turn right onto M27 - at large r/b  turn left onto the M271 - at the end of the M271 turn left onto the A 33 Redbridge Road - follow the A33 towards the docks - after r/b turn left onto Bugle Street - Tudor House is on the right along Bugle Street - look for signs
Approx Distance 50 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

023 8083 4242

Parking

Look for local parking signs around the house

Website

click here

Email

tudor.house@southampton.gov.uk 
Comment Price includes free audio tour

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UPPARK HOUSE (National Trust)

What's There

Late 17th -century House with garden plus restoration exhibition and woodland walks. Garden Plan written in Capability Brown's hand.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

South Harting, Petersfield. GU31 5QR

From Fleet

Take the A325 or A 287 from Farnham to the A3. Turn right on the A3 towards Petersfield. From Petersfield pick up the B2146 towards South Harting. After South Harting staying on the B2141 look for signs. The house will be on the left.

Approx Distance 32 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01730 825415
01730 825857 (info)

Parking

free. 300 yards

Website

click here

Email

uppark@nationaltrust.org.uk 

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VIRGINIA WATER 

What's There

Wonderful walks around lake and through woodlands. 100ft Totem Pole. Punch bowl with rhododendrons and azaleas during season. Picnic areas. Duck Pond. Ancient monuments. Cascade waterfall. 

Opening Times

7.45am (or dawn if later) to 7pm (or dusk if earlier)

Prices

free

Address

n/a

From Fleet

Take M3 to Junction 3 - Left onto the A322 - follow signs to A30 London - Fiollow the A30 until you see the entrance on the left.
Approx Distance 35 miles

Map Reference

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Aerial View click here

Tele Number

n/a
Parking  Paid parking available  on the site.  Click here for charges 
Look for free bays on left before the park entrance opposite Wentworth Golf Course. 10 min walk to park entrance.

Website

n/a

Email

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WATERCRESS LINE STEAM RAILWAY 

What's There

Steam railway between from Alresford and Alton, Visitor Centre and Museum

Opening Times

Steam train services operate on Sundays in February, and on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from March until the end of October. In addition trains run during weekdays in high season, May - September.
To check train times please visit "operating days and timetables" on the website.

Prices

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Address

The Railway Station, Alresford, Hants. SO24 9JG

From Fleet

Take A31 from Farnham and follow signs to Alton or Alresford stations

Approx Distance 26 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01962 733810    Talking Timetable 01962 734866

Parking

pay and display

Website

www.watercressline.co.uk 

Email

click here to use site form 

Video WW2 Steam Day
Comment Check the website for special themed days.

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WATTS GALLERY ARTISTS' VILLAGE 

What's There

Art Galleries and studios, collections of paintings and sculptures and pottery, exhibitions., guided tours, stunning views of the North Downs, artists village, unique chapel.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Down Lane, Compton, Surry. GU13 1DQ

From Fleet

Take the A31 Hoggs Back towards Guildford - at the end of the Hoggs Back stay on the A31 going towards Guildford - turn right onto Downs Rd - look for left turn into Watts Gallery or sign 
Approx Distance 15 miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial View click here

Tele Number

01483 810235

Parking

Free

Website

click here

Email

info@wattsgallery.org.uk
Comment Half price on Tuesdays. All tickets £4.75

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WEALD & DOWNLAND OPEN AIR MUSEUM        

What's There

Over 45 rescued historic buildings including a medieval farmstead, working Tudor kitchen, working 17th century watermill, period gardens and farm animals. 

Opening Times

 click here 

Prices

see website  

Address

Singleton, Chichester, PO18 0EU

From Fleet

A3 Petersfield - A272 Midhurst - off the A286 to Chichester

Approx Distance 32 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01243 811348

Website

click here 

Email

office@wealddown.co.uk 

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WELLINGTON COUNTRY PARK   

What's There

Adventure play areas, toddler’s area, sand pits, slides, miniature railway, crazy golf and an assortment of play equipment to climb through and jump on, 4 nature trails. Opening later this year our animal corner and nature trail maze

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Riseley, Nr Reading, Berkshire. RG7 1SP

From Fleet

Take A323 to Hartley Wintney - left at r/b then right at r/b towards Reading on B3011 then follow signs

Approx Distance 10 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

0118 932 6444

Parking free

Website

click here 

Email

info@wellington-country-park.co.uk

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WEST GREEN HOUSE GARDENS (National Trust)

What's There

Gardens with fruit cages and potagers, monuments, water garden and lake. 

Opening Times

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Prices

click here 

Address

Thackhams Lane, West Green, Hartly Wintney, Hampshire RG27 8JB

From Fleet

take A323 towards Hartly Wintney left onto A30, look for signs

Approx Distance 6 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01252 844611

Parking

free. On site

Website

click here 

Email

enquiries@nationaltrust.org.uk 

Comment Wonderful allium's and tulips in Spring
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WHITCHURCH SILK MILL 

What's There

Working Museum, Water Wheel, Silk Weaving

Opening Times

All year except Christmas week (24 December to 2 January)
Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30am to 5.00pm
Last admission at 4.15 pm
Also open Bank Holiday Mondays

Prices

see website  

Address

28 Winchester Street, Whitchurch, Hampshire. RG28 7AL

From Fleet

Take M3 towards Basingstoke - Leave at junction 8 onto the A303 - Take A34 towards Newbury - Follow signs on A34

Approx Distance 33 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01256 892065

Fax Number

01256 893882

Website

www.whitchurchsilkmill.org.uk 

Email

info@whitechurchsilkmill.org.uk 

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WICKHAM VINEYARDS  

What's There

Vineyard, Winery, Nature Reserve, Tasting Room, Audio Tours

Opening Times

Every day including bank holidays
Tue-Sat - 10.30 to 5.30
Sunday - 11.30 to 5.00
(Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and January)

Prices

see website  

Address

Botley Rd, Shedfield, Hampshire. SO32 2HL

From Fleet

M3 towards Southampton - M27 towards Portsmouth - Exit 7 take A334 towards Botley - Vineyard on the A334 halfway between Botley and Wickham

Approx Distance 50 Miles

Map Reference

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Tele Number

01329 834042

Fax Number

01329 834908

Website

click here

Email

information@wickhamwines.co.uk

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WILD WOOD  

What's There

Treetop adventure, ropes and zipwire courses with bridges. Three different adventures. For 6 year old up to adult. Should be pre-booked. click here to book

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Peakcock Wood, Lido Road, Stoke Park, Guildford Surrey

From Fleet

Take the Hogs Back towards Guildford - take the A3 towards Guildford - turn left to the R/B just before the A3 flyover - follow the A25 signs - at the large R/B take the right turn onto Stoke Road - next R/B turn left onto Lido Rd - Wild Wood is at the end of the road - look for signs.
Approx Distance 17 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

0844 8800026

Parking

free in the car park

Website

click here

Email

info@wildwood-adventure.com 
Comment Ensure that you book before going.
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WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL  

What's There

Cathedral Tours, Crypt, Tower Tours, 800 year old bible, Jane Austen's grave

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Cathedral Office, 9 The Close,. Winchester, Hampshire. SO23 9LS

From Fleet

Take the M3 towards Basingstoke - leave the M3 at junction junction - leave the R/B onto Easton Lane - follow signs to Winchester Town Centre.
Approx Distance 36 miles

Map Reference

click here
Aerial view click here

Tele Number

01962 857200

Parking

No onsite parking. Use local public parking.

Website

click here

Email

click here and scroll down to email tab

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WINCHESTER CITY MILL  

What's There

A rare surviving example of an urban working corn mill, powered by the River Itchen which can be seen under the mill. Hands on activities and audio-visual displays.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Bridge Stree, Winchester, Hampshire. SO23 0EJ

From Fleet

M3 towards Winchester - leave at junction 9 taking the Easton Lane which goes straight into Wales Street - Wales Street goes into Water Lane - look for signs
Approx Distance 34 Miles

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

01962 870057

Website

click here

Email

winchestercitymill@nationaltrust.org.uk 

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WINCHESTER SCIENCE CENTRE  

What's There

100's of hands on exhibits. Planetarium with many special shows. Outdoor playcentres for old and youg children. Indoor and outside picnic areas.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website  

Address

Telegraph Way, Winchester, Hampshire. SO21 1HZ

From Fleet

Take M3 to Winchester - at exit 9 take the A272 - at next r/b take A31 Petersfield Rd - at r/b take the a left onto Telegraph Way -keeping on Telegraph Way look for signs

Approx Distance 36 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01962 86379

Parking

free - lots of spaces

Website

click here 

Email

info@winchestersciencecentre.org 

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WINKWORTH ARBORETUM (National Trust)

What's There

1000 Different shrubs and trees, woodland walks, large lake, hosts of bluebells in Spring, azaleas and rhododendrons in season.

Opening Times

see website

Prices

see website  

Address

Hascombe Rd, Godalming, Surrey. GU8 4AD

From Fleet

Take the Hogsback towards Guildford - left turn onto the B3000 signposted to Godalming - stay on the B3000 until you see the sign for Godalming at the A3100 r/b - at Godalming turn left onto the B2130 - look for sign to the Arboretum 

Approx Distance 19 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

01483 208477

Parking 

free. 100 yards

Website

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/winkworth-arboretum/

Email

winkworthaboretum@nationaltrust.org.uk  

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WINDSOR CASTLE

What's There

Home to the Queeen with more than 800 years of history. State apartments, state rooms, Queen Mary's Dolls House, Royal Collection of Arts.

Opening Times

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Prices

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Address

Windor Castle, Windsor.  SL4 1NJ  

From Fleet

 
Approx Distance  

Map Reference

click here

Tele Number

 

Parking 

 

Website

 

Email

click here for online contact information
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WISLEY

What's There

172 acres of gardens, Food Hall, Plant Centre, Exotic Glasshouse

Opening Times

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Prices

click here

 

Address

RHS Garden Centre, Woking, Surrey. GU23 6QB

From Fleet

Take M3 then M25 towards Gatwick, At junction 10 with the A3 look for brown signs to Wisley

Approx Distance 27 Miles

Map Reference

click here for map location

Tele Number

0845 260 9000

Fax Number

N/A

Website

click here 

Email

click here to use the site email form