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Places to visit

Places to visit

There are many interesting places to visit in the Lymington and New Forest area, including stately homes, wildlife parks, activity centres and of course the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu.
There are many interesting places to visit in the Lymington and New Forest area, including stately homes, wildlife parks, activity centres and of course the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu. Less

4. Bucklers Hard

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Maritime Museum providing an insight into the history of this 18th century shipbuilding village focusing on its vessels including those built for Nelson's Navy. Visit the shipwrights cottage, shipwright school and period cottage. Woodland trail. 
Beaulieu

01590 616203

5. Exbury Gardens

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200 acre gardens with steam railway, world-famous for the Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and rare trees and shrubs. Adventure play area, tea rooms. Regular events. 
Southampton

023 8089 1203

6. Braxton Gardens and Tea Rooms

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Small family run gardens with tea room and plant nursery. 
Lymington

01590 643633

7. Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

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The South of England's family-friendly hands-on, interactive, science and technology centre - and the largest standalone planetarium cinema in the UK! Events for families and adults. Open 7 days a week. 
Winchester

8. New Forest Wildlife Park

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Wildlife park with a range of mammals and birds, including otters and deer. Conservation. Children's play areas. Watch the animals at feeding times. 
Ashurst

9. Furzey Gardens

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Delightful 10 acre garden with tea room near Minstead, in the heart of the New Forest. Established in 1922 and renowned for its beauty all year round. RHS Chelsea 2012 show garden GOLD award winners. Fairy doors for children to find.  
Minstead

023 8081 2297

10. Spinners Garden and Rare Plant Nursery

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Spinners is a stunning woodland garden to visit, with a collection of rare and unusual plants built up over the last fifty years and still evolving. It is small and privately owned, and quite simply, a garden for the plant lover. 
Lymington

01590 612196

11. St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery

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Dynamic museum and highly-regarded art gallery, appealing to both locals and visitors to the New Forest. The museum explores the history of Lymington and the New Forest Coast, gallery shows 8 stunnning exhibitions each year. 
Lymington, Hampshire

12. Longdown Activity Farm

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There’s farmyard fun for the whole family at Longdown Activity Farm. Join in with a daily schedule of hands-on activities including bottle-feeding kid goats and calves, baby animal encounter and pig feeding (no extra charges for animal… 
Ashurst

13. Mottisfont

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A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens. National Trust. 
Romsey

14. Hurst Castle

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Hurst Castle provides a remote escape by the sea with plenty of things to do and see! Built by Henry VIII it was one of the most advanced artillery fortresses in England. 
Keyhaven

15. Marwell Zoo

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Explore Marwell Zoo and get closer to the wonders of the natural world. 100s of animals – including giraffes, tigers & penguins. 140 acre park, train and 5 adventure playgrounds. Daily talks and animal feeds + cafés and gifts. 
Winchester

16. Adventure Wonderland

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Rides and attractions. Wild Thing indoor play area. Meet the characters. Refreshments. 
Christchurch

17. Lepe Country Park

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Attractive beaches, coastal walks and unique heritage. 
Fawley

18. Monkey World

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Monkey World assists governments around the world to stop the smuggling of primates from the wild. At the Centre refugees of this illegal trade as well as those that have suffered abuse or neglect are rehabilitated into natural living groups. 
Wareham

19. Tank Museum

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Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare from World War One to the present day. As you explore the Museum's six large halls you will come face to face with vehicles that have seen action in all the major wars of the 20th Century… 
Bovington

20. Bournemouth Aviation Museum

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Our aim is to provide an interesting and informative visit for people of all ages and to share the enjoyment of the exciting world of aviation. Our museum is a truly hands-on experience. We have many interactive exhibits with most of our… 
Christchurch