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MercedesDeMonteChristo Tue 22-Jan-19 17:36:13

We'll be spending a long weekend in Hampshire later in the year, staying in a lovely cottage in Andover but hoping to explore Winchester and other surrounding areas.

Sadly, DH is not very outdoorsy and as a family we are keen on culture and history, hence the choice of Winchester to give the DC their Anglo-Saxon fix. We will have a car so can travel to Southampton or Portsmouth too. Does anyone have any suggestions, DC are 8, 11 and 13.

Ricekrispie22 Wed 23-Jan-19 17:30:13

Museum of Army Flying
Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway
Winchester Science Centre
The Rapids indoor swimming pool at Romsey

NotGenerationAlpha Sun 27-Jan-19 06:21:27

The historic dockyard in Portsmouth www.historicdockyard.co.uk

Onceupontwotimes Sun 27-Jan-19 06:23:36

Historic dockyard is brilliant! I would choose either Mary Rose or The Victory rather than both in one trip.

Onceupontwotimes Sun 27-Jan-19 06:24:41

The Southampton museum is meant to be good but can't remember the name!

Onceupontwotimes Sun 27-Jan-19 06:28:04

Manor Farm museum near Southampton is good if it's not rainy.
Milestones museum in Basingstoke.

Grumpbum123 Sun 27-Jan-19 06:29:36

Hawk conservancy just outside Andover is a brilliant day out

Oneofeachclub Sat 02-Feb-19 19:11:19

Salisbury Cathedral Magna Carta
Stonehenge

Catbot Sat 02-Feb-19 19:19:25

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and then pop in to Gun Wharf close by for food, shopping and the Spinnaker tower (❤️ Pompey). Ooh, and if you have time nip over to the seafront for a stroll.

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