From family days out and great places to take the kids in Southampton and surrounding areas, to activity ideas for rainy days, check out what’s going on for families in Hampshire right here.

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Some events are imported from Facebook, with content written by the event organisers, not myself. It’s always a good idea to click through and double check event details with the event organiser in case of any changes or mistakes within the listings.

**In light of the current Coronavirus situation, I am taking a little break from adding any new events into the diary. Many, if not all, existing events are currently postponed or cancelled for the foreseeable future. **

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November 2018

SKATE Ice Rink in Southampton

November 10, 2018 - January 6, 2019
WestQuay Southampton, SO15 1QF United Kingdom + Google Map

The festive ice rink in Southampton is located outside WestQuay, on the Esplanade.

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Winchester Cathedral Ice Rink

November 17, 2018 - January 2, 2019
Winchester Cathedral, The Close
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9LS United Kingdom
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Enjoy ice skating in the centre of Winchester's Christmas Market at the Winchester Cathedral Ice Rink 2018.

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April 2019

Holly Hill Family Fun Day

April 6, 2019
Holly Hill Leisure Centre, Sarisbury Green
Southampton, Hampshire SO31 7BJ United Kingdom
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Holly Hill Leisure Centre is opening its doors for a family fun day

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Woodmill Easter Discovery Day in Southampton

April 14, 2019
Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre, Woodmill Lane
Southampton, Hampshire SO18 2JR United Kingdom
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Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre in Southampton is hosting an Easter Discovery Day for the whole family to enjoy.

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Lymington Easter Bunny Run

April 14, 2019
Woodside Gardens, Lymington Hampshire SO41 8FP United Kingdom + Google Map

The annual Lymington Easter Bunny Run will take place in Woodside Gardens on 14th April.

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Canoe Easter Egg Hunt in the New Forest

April 20, 2019 - April 22, 2019
New Forest Activities, Beaulieu
New Forest, Hampshire SO42 7YA United Kingdom
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Enjoy a family paddle along the Beaulieu River in a Canadian style canoe, then disembark for an Easter egg hunt!

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Lepe Easter Fun Run

April 22, 2019
Lepe Country Park, Exbury
Southampton, Hampshire SO45 1AD United Kingdom
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The Lepe Easter Bunny 5k is an Easter fun run where you can put on your best Easter bunny costume and hop (or run) around the 5 km course!

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May 2019

Woodmill Family Discovery Day & Outdoor Cinema

May 11, 2019
Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre, Woodmill Lane
Southampton, Hampshire SO18 2JR United Kingdom
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Woodmill will be running a Mini Discovery Day from 11:30am - 1:30pm, allowing children to get involved with various activities including High Ropes and Archery.

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Mighty Adventures Viking Valley Opening in Southampton

May 18, 2019
Mighty Adventures Southampton, Upper Northam Rd
Hedge End, Hampshire SO30 4BZ United Kingdom
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A brand new adventure golf course is opening in Southampton this weekend!

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June 2019

Clarendon Way Walk for Naomi House & Jacksplace

June 2, 2019
Winchester Cathedral, The Close
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9LS United Kingdom
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Now in it's 13th year, the popular Clarendon Way Walk for Naomi House & Jacksplace is the charity's biggest annual fundraising event.

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Woodmill Discovery Day, family fun in Southampton

June 2, 2019
Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre, Woodmill Lane
Southampton, Hampshire SO18 2JR United Kingdom
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Join Woodmill Outdoor Activities Centre for a day of family fun in Southampton!

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Winchester Criterium & Cyclefest: South Downs National Park Family Ride

June 9, 2019
Abbey Gardens, Colebrook St
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9LH United Kingdom
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As part of the Winchester Criterium & Cyclefest, the South Downs National Park Family Ride gives you the chance to ride a traffic-free cycle circuit

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Have a Go at Archery this Father’s Day at Hillier Gardens

June 16, 2019
Hillier Gardens, Ampfield
Romsey, Hampshire SO51 0QA United Kingdom
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Dads (and the rest of the family) can have a go at archery this Father's Day at Hillier Gardens!

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Dads Go Free this Fathers Day in Southampton at Mighty Adventures

June 16, 2019
Mighty Adventures Southampton, Upper Northam Rd
Hedge End, Hampshire SO30 4BZ United Kingdom
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This Fathers Day in Southampton, dads go free to Mighty Adventures!

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Common Have A Go summer fete in Winchester

June 22, 2019
The Green, Colden Common
Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1UU United Kingdom
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Common Have A Go is back for a 4th year, in the village of Colden Common near Winchester.

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YMCA Challenge of Challenges

June 22, 2019
Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge
Southampton, Hampshire SO30 2GH United Kingdom
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Join in with the YMCA Challenge of Challenges at Fairthorne Manor!

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July 2019

Lakeside Community Fun Day in Eastleigh

July 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lakeside Country Park, Wide Lane
Eastleigh, Hampshire SO50 5PE United Kingdom
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Head outdoors for a day of water sports, outside activities and getting in touch with nature, at the Lakeside Community Fun Day in Eastleigh.

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Active Warrior Rainbow Rampage family fun run in Southampton

July 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Southampton Outdoor Sports Centre, Thornhill Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO16 7AY United Kingdom
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The Active Warrior Rainbow Rampage is a family fun run in Southampton, the perfect way for you and your family to get active!

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Gung-Ho! Inflatable Fun Run in Southampton

July 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Southampton Common Southampton, Hampshire SO15 7NN United Kingdom + Google Map

The Gung-Ho Inflatable Fun Run in Southampton is an inclusive 5km running event, with a focus on fun

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Let’s Ride Southampton

July 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
St Mary’s Stadium, Britannia Road
Southampton, Hampshire SO14 5FP United Kingdom
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The HSBC Let's Ride Southampton event is back for 2019!

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August 2019

Big Fun Run Southampton

August 18, 2019
Southampton Common Southampton, Hampshire SO15 7NN United Kingdom + Google Map

The Big Fun Run Southampton is a 5k run, suitable for all the family. Run for fitness, run for charity, or just run for fun!

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September 2019

5k Mix Up for Naomi House & Jacksplace

September 8, 2019
Fairthorne Manor, Curdridge
Southampton, Hampshire SO30 2GH United Kingdom
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The 5k Mix Up for Naomi House & Jacksplace is a messy fun run for the whole family!

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The New Forest Marathon Junior Race

September 8, 2019
New Park, Brockenhurst
New Forest, Hampshire SO42 7QH United Kingdom
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The New Forest Marathon Junior Race is a 1K fun run for ages 5-12.

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October 2019

Fire Walk and Lego Walk for Naomi House & Jacksplace

October 25, 2019
Winchester Holiday Inn, Telegraph Way
Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1HZ United Kingdom
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Would you rather... walk over hot coals or Lego bricks? Take your pick and raise some money in this year's Fire Walk and Lego Walk for Naomi House & Jacksplace.

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October Holiday Swim Courses – Winchester

October 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - November 1, 2019 @ 11:00 am
Kings’ School Community & Sports Centre, Kings’ School, Romsey Road,
Winchester, SO22 5PN GB
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These courses are a great way to give the swimmer’s ability a real push and a chance to focus on a particular area of weakness if needed. Running for 5 mornings during the holidays makes these courses excellent for young swimmers, as well as a chance for the older swimmers to do longer distances. Extra tuition A chance to recap and advance the skills from your child’s weekly lessons. If there is a particular area that needs improvement, these lessons…

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Childrens Yoga Adventure Day

October 28, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Highfield, Southampton Southampton, SO17 1 GB + Google Map

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Family Half Term Dancing Fun & Yoga!

October 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street
Winchester, SO23 8SB GB
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4.30pm Dancing Fun 5.00pm Yoga – bring your own Yoga Mat! Drop in: £6 per child - Grown ups free! £10 Dance & Yoga Special rate for siblings! Dancing Fun for all the Family! Parents, grandparents, uncles, aunts – all welcome! Enjoy some great Dancing Fun & Games with cool Latin American Rhythms & Current Charts with your children followed by wonderful calming Yoga! Please bring your own Yoga Mat & a bottle of water! Advance Booking recommended by BACS:…

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November 2019

Southampton Poppy Run 2019

November 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Southampton Common Southampton, GB + Google Map

Come join us at the Poppy Run 2019! Click the link to sign up and find up more https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/get-involved/things-to-do/events/poppy-run-southampton

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Walk The Line – Sponsored walk at The Watercress Line

November 9, 2019
The Watercress Line, Alresford
Near Winchester, Hampshire SO24 9JG United Kingdom
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Families can take part in a sponsored walk at The Watercress Line this November

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December 2019

Winchester Santa Fun Run for Naomi House & Jacksplace

December 1, 2019
Guildhall Winchester, The Broadway
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9GH United Kingdom
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Get into the spirit of Christmas and join the annual Winchester Santa Fun Run for Naomi House & Jacksplace.

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February 2020

Winchester 10k

February 23 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

The Winchester 10km Road Race started back in 1983 as a 10 mile distance. The race adopted the popular 10km format in the late 1980's. The 2020 edition of The Winchester 10km Road Race with be held on Sunday 23rd February 2020. The race will feature a 1 lap route is a mix of urban and countryside starting outside the historic Winchester Guildhall in The Broadway. This year features a revised start with the race leaving the Broadway via the…

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