Summer holidays in Hampshire: The best activity trails around Southampton

Well the summer holidays in Hampshire came around quickly this year, didn’t they?! If you need a few ideas for days out this summer, I’ve put together a list of some of the best activity trails around Southampton and beyond, to keep your little ones out of mischief for at least a few hours!

Please click through and check full details with the event organisers before you visit!


Brickosaurs at Marwell Zoo

April 5September 1
Marwell Zoo, Thompsons Lane
Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1JH United Kingdom
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What do you mean you haven’t visited yet?! Get downloading the Marwell app or pick up a Brickosaurs trail map to track down all the LEGO dinosaur models at Marwell Zoo this summer.

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Flower Fairies Summer Trail in Hampshire

July 20September 8
Hillier Gardens, Ampfield
Romsey,HampshireSO51 0QA United Kingdom
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Children will love this Flower Fairies summer trail in Hampshire! The summer holiday fairy trail at Hillier Gardens returns for a second year and is inspired by Cicely Mary Barker’s classic illustrations.

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Beano Time Travellers activity trail at Mottisfont

July 20September 8
Mottisfont, near RomseyHampshireSO51 0LP United Kingdom + Google Map

Alongside the Beano exhibition in Mottisfont’s gallery, families can explore the grounds with a Beano Time Travellers trail, designed by the comic. Join the Bash Street Kids, Dennis and Gnasher and Minnie the Minx on an exciting interactive adventure!

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Peter Rabbit & Friends at Manor Farm Southampton

July 23September 8
Manor Farm, Bursledon
Southampton,HampshireSO31 1BH United Kingdom
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Peter Rabbit is back for summer 2019 at Manor Farm, Southampton! Take part in an interactive trail, running throughout the summer holidays.

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Environmental Champions at Lepe Country Park

July 24September 3
Lepe Country Park, Exbury
Southampton,HampshireSO45 1AD United Kingdom
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Be an Environmental Champion at Lepe Country Park this summer! Grab a passport from reception and collect the stamps week by week, by completing various environmental challenges, to receive a medal and certificate.

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There are lots more Hampshire family events on my diary page and keep an eye on the SO Mum Facebook page, SO Mum Twitter and SO Mum Instagram if you’d like updates from me!

SO Mum x


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