Holiday cottages in Hampshire

Destination Hampshire

Looking to escape and unwind? Hampshire offers the perfect blend of coastal charm and rural relaxation for your staycation. Picture yourself hiking along the scenic 21-mile Hampshire Hanger Way or embracing the exhilaration of biking on the fast-paced trails at Queen Elizabeth Country Park. Seeking some seaside city excitement from your Hampshire holiday home? Look no further than vibrant Portsmouth, with its rich naval history at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, dazzling shows at the Guildhall, and retail therapy at Gunwharf Quays. And let’s not forget the majestic views from the 170-metre high Spinnaker Tower! For a more laid-back day out, the picturesque town of Petersfield is a must-visit. Explore the cosmopolitan shops and restaurants in the town centre, or unwind at Petersfield Lake with a rowing boat ride or a leisurely stroll along the lake’s edge. For some water fun, head to Hayling Island where the long beaches and coastline are perfect for water sports including kayaking, paddleboarding, sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing.

For a family-friendly holiday cottage near Petersfield, a luxury beach house with hot tub and swimming pool on Hayling Island or a pet-friendly vacation rental in Hampshire, check out our range of self-catering accommodation below. No matter the kind of experience you seek, Hampshire has it all for your next UK holiday.

Visit to Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth

Attractions in Hampshire

  • Blue Reef Aquarium
  • Butser Ancient Farm
  • Charles Dickens’ Birthplace Museum
  • Gilbert White’s House & Gardens
  • Gunwharf Quays
  • Hambledon Vineyard
  • Hattingley Valley Vineyard
  • Jane Austen’s House
  • Marwell Zoo
  • Petersfield Lake
  • Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
  • Portchester Castle
  • Queen Elizabeth Country Park
  • Spinnaker Tower
  • Staunton Country Park
  • Southsea Castle
  • Uppark
  • Watercress Line
  • Winchester Cathedral
  • Winchester Science Center and Planetarium


Places to see

  • Butser Hill
  • Hampshire Hangers Way
  • Hayling Island
  • Meon Valley
  • Petersfield
  • Portsmouth
  • Southsea
  • South Downs Way
  • Winchester


Events in Hampshire

  • Round the Island Race (June)
  • British Classic Yacht Club Regatta (July)
  • Stansted House Summer Festival (July)
  • Cowes Week (July/August)
  • CarFest (August)
  • Petersfield Summer Festival (August)
  • South Downs Show (August)
  • Victorious Festival (August)
  • RORC Vice Admiral’s Cup (September)

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