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Chessell Pottery Barns Bring the kids along to our studio and have fun decorating your own pottery. We have a range of easy to use decorating sponges, everything from pirates and princesses, to dinosaurs and cupcakes. Before or after, visit the award winning CafÃ© onsite and enjoy browsing the beautiful Gift Barn.
The Clay Studio We are a contemporary pottery painting studio offering inspiration fun for all the family. We help to bring out the artist in you through help and encouragement.
Arreton Craft Barns Loads of traditional craft shops with demonstrations on offer, plus special events from Morris Dancing to Dog Shows, Craft Fayres to Ghost Walks! You are also welcome to visit the ancient church and carp pond.
Get Crafty with Mismatch is a Pottery Painting Studio where you can paint a ceramic animal, money bank or piece of crockery for a gift or a treat for yourself. We also do parties!
Poole Pottery Watch the Master potter at work, browse the artistic creations and then try your own hand at the pot biz! A pleasing stop for creative types especially if you're as happy looking as you are painting.
Splash of Colour Ceramic and Craft Cafe We are are ceramic cafe which is a walk in studio offering a wide selection of pottery from normal household pieces to fun and wacky things for kids. These are all white and unglazed just waiting to be painted with a design or picture.
Paint Pots and Parties Paint your own pottery studio for the whole family. We supply everything you need, from pottery to paints to ideas and inspiration. Suitable for all ages and abilities, you don’t need to be an artist to enjoy yourself!
Pots To Doodle Do Pottery Studio is a pottery painting studio for all ages and abilities. Fun with paints, sponges, stamps and stickers to create lovely personalised pottery.
Ceramics Cafe A Saturday treat for all ages and abilities: come and make a personal masterpiece from the wonderfully white ready made items and the wonderfully colourful range of art materials! Booking advised.
Flying Saucers Pottery Painting Cafe is a pottery painting cafe. Simply pick your own pottery from our wide range of ready made pieces and paint and decorate it with your own design or pattern. There’s over 100 items to choose from, such as plates, mugs, moneyboxes, teapots or even a dinosaur or fairy!
Happy Hands Pottery Painting A friendly, bright and modern pottery painting and decoupage studio open 7 days a week. We have 32 seats, we can cater for large groups such as Brownies, Parties and Schools.
Ceramics Cafe offers a large and welcoming artistic set up where folk of all ages and abilities can come make a masterpiece or a gift with their own personal touch. Loads of fun!
Art-Ful is a Pottery Painting Cafe. Clay Workshops, Pottery Painting Parties, Build a teddy bear. Drop in cafe with great food and music. Baby hand and foot imprints in clay. After school clay clubs. Decopauge.
The Colour Cauldron Pottery Studio is a pottery painting studio for all the family. There is a large selection of ceramics to choose from to paint, suitable for all ages. There are bowls, mugs, plates, trinket boxes, animal figures and more.
Mad Hatters Pottery Painting Cafe A bright, vibrant and friendly pottery painting studio coupled with a top class coffee shop and cafe.
Little Gems Pottery Painting Simply pick a pre-made ceramic piece and paint and decorate it however you wish. You can paint your babies hands or feet and print them onto a mug. We also offer birthday parties! Our paint your own pottery studio is suitable for children and adults of all ages.
Eastcott Studios is a Pottery studio offering pottery, arts and crafts activities and workshops for all ages and abilities. Creative fun for everyone!
Ceramic Shack Pottery Painting Studio is a family orientated Pottery Painting Studio, in the heart of Horsham. Choose an item to paint from our wide range, we also help you with hand and foot prints and birthday parties.
The Funky Teapot Paint your own Pottery Studio and Decopatch Decorating Workshops, Decopatch Craft Studio and Supplies. With our expert guidance Children and Adults will be able create perfect gifts every time.
HaaHoos Ceramics Have a fun session with us doing our fantastic pottery painting or decopatch activities. Relax in our large, friendly and open studio with a tea/coffee and piece of cake and be creative! We also have a selection of great birthday party packages.
The New Forest
Paultons Family Theme Park Now Open: Critter Creek: a new mini-land of weird and wonderful discoveries! Plus over 60 wonderful rides and attractions to suit all ages included in one price, such as the mighty Edge ride and the awesome Cobra rollercoaster!
Funland offers the whole family a great day out with a wide range of fantastic attractions for young and old, both inside and out, including the supersonic, looping roller coaster, crazy golf, the Klondike and the white knuckle Drop Ride!
New Forest Reptile Centre Discover more about reptiles and amphibians here at this unique reptile centre located in the national park. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for the best things to do in Hampshire with kids
The New Forest Wildlife Park Amazing animals to see, from owls and otters to wolves, bison, wild boar, red deer, muntjac deer, Scottish wildcats, lynx, wallabies, water voles, foxes, polecats, pine martens and ferrets. Children love the harvest mice scurrying around their mini home. “Go Wild” Adventure Playgrounds for tots...
Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary Spotting deer in the New Forest isn't always easy, but here there is a purpose built viewing platform overlooking a large meadow area where a herd of fallow deer regularly gather.
Libertys Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre A privately run centre with a number of Birds of Prey, several reptiles and cool creepy crawlies. Flying displays are held daily whatever the weather plus daily reptile shows are held during Summer holidays.
Hensting Alpaca Walking Experience When the weather is good we like to walk our alpacas, so why not come and join us here in Otterbourne, Hampshire. Get up close and personal and learn all about these fascinating creatures!
Marwell Wildlife The 140 acre zoological park is home to over 200 exotic and charismatic species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings. Be as active or as relaxed as you want. There are 3 play areas where children can run wild while you take a well earned break.
Blue Reef Aquarium This award winning facility brings the magic of the undersea world alive! Come face to face with tropical sharks, rays, otters, seahorses and hundreds of other aquatic creatures. Highlights include underwater tunnel, open top ray display, Amazing Amphibians and Riveting Reptiles exhibitions.
The Hawk Conservancy Trust Alice Lowe
Over 150 birds of prey, from the tiny Pygmy Owl to the impressive Steller's Sea Eagles! The full daily schedule includes three world class flying displays, keepers’ talks and opportunities for all visitors to hold a British bird of prey.
Longdown Activity Farm A daily schedule of activities includes kid-goat and calf bottle feeding, small animal handling, duck feeding and meeting the pigs. Plus, there are lots more animals to see. There is a brilliant - and very bumpy tractor ride (ground conditions permitting). Five indoor and outdoor play areas means there's...
Manor Farm and Country Park See costumed characters doing traditional things, cuddle and feed the animals, see the history buildings and farm machinery, then play on the adventure area and explore the rest of the park as you like! A charming trip.
Finkley Down Farm Park A family run children's farm with all the character and creatures of a traditional farm plus indoor and outdoor play, pedal karts, trampolines, ride ons and more besides.
Manydown Family Fun Kids farm with petting farm, crazy golf, jumping pillows and more. During the year there are a series of themed events. We also have a tractor and trailer ride, crazy golf, inflatables, animal handling, farmyard animals as well, loads of adventure play, swings, sandpit, bale mountain, trampolines.
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum This spectacular motorcycle museum houses over 350 rare and classic motorcycles, many being the only remaining examples in the World! Plus children’s playground, tearoom, gift shops and some friendly animals to meet.
Solent Sky Museum A terrific range of aircraft and related artefacts, with special focus on the Supermarine aircraft company, based in Southampton, and its most famous products, the Supermarine S.6 seaplane and the Supermarine Spitfire.
SeaCity Museum A traditionally historical and educational museum experience, no kids' features so best for older types but a wealth of information supporting local maritime heritage, the Titanic tragedy and some outdoor trails to back it up.
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum The only Victorian steam driven brickworks left in the country. Come and see our working machinery and the amazing buildings. Try your hand at making a brick. We have outdoor and indoor areas with lots of hands on activities.
Royal Navy Submarine Museum Dive into history and go onboard our submarines with a submariner to hear his stories about living beneath the waves. Peer into the only surviving WW2 midget submarine, climb inside the Royal Navy’s first submarine Holland 1 and relax in our harbour side coffee shop.
Explosion! The Museum of Naval Firepower Explosion! the Museum of Naval Firepower, is a hands on, interactive Museum set in the historic setting of a former gunpowder and munitions depot at Priddy's Hard, on the Gosport side of Portsmouth Harbour.
Breamore House and Museum A living museum which provides a fascinating insight into the days when a village was self sufficient, with full size replicas of period buildings and craft equipment. Plus big adventure playground which also boasts The Great British Maze!
Portsmouth City Museum Explore different aspects of Portsmouth’s rich and varied history in this informative and well laid out free museum. A good introduction to the city in a cool fairytale like building!
D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery was established in 1984 to tell the story of Operation Overlord from its origins in the dark days of 1940 to victory in Normandy in 1944 with evocative multi media and sensory exhibits.
D Day Museum Britain's only museum solely dedicated to the D Day landings: boasting vast dioramas, extensive memorabilia and the amazing Overlord Embroidery, the longest modern tapestry in the world plus a collection of tanks!
Portsmouth Natural History Museum The museum tells the story of the wild things of the riverbank, marshes, woods and urban areas of Portsmouth. Many live exhibits including butterfly house.
Royal Marines Museum A museum exploring the history of the Royal Marines since their creation in 1664 to present day. Family events held during school holidays. Free entry for kids under 5 years of age.
Winchester Discovery Centre Gallery, Theatre, Library and Social space with family oriented exhibitions, activities, performances and space to browse.
Winchester Science Centre The all weather family attraction featuring a Science Centre with 100 hands-on exhibits (big science toys really) and the UK's largest capacity Planetarium. So big you will feel like you are floating through space. Watch out you don't get sucked into a Black Hole!
Museum of Army Flying Is home to an amazing collection of army aviation history including over 40 different aircraft. The Museum has a range of interactive displays, simulators and trails for children and big kids can enjoy.
Museum of the Iron Age Museum with reconstructions of life in the Iron Age plus links to Danebury Hill Fort which is well worth a visit as well.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Pottery Making and Arts and Crafts near Lymington with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Hampshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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