City or rural, with great attractions, beautiful scenery, stunning coastline, excellent shops, lively markets and fine food, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight is perfect. The shopping, eating out and nightlife in Portsmouth, Southampton, Basingstoke and Winchester match the best in the country, whilst the region’s acres of beautiful scenery are a delight for nature lovers. And if it’s coastline or cannons you’re after, the beaches and heritage sites are second to none. Your time here will leave you feeling reinvigorated, or for a change of pace and atmosphere, take the short hop across to the Isle of Wight to experience the unique way of Island life and a warm welcome.
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Top-end fine dining, adventurous independents and a great range of ethnic cuisine means you’ll never go hungry here.
High street chains, one-off independents and quirky specialists – they’re all waiting for the shopaholic.
Arts & culture
Hampshire & the Isle of Wight has been a breeding-ground, and stage, for a huge array of artistic talent.
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After visiting Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, you may well be smitten – and thinking of staying permanently!
Places to stay
Whether you want to stay here in style, comfort or just cheaply, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Whatever the time of year and whatever the weather, there’s always plenty to do in Hampshire and The Isle of Wight.
Reasons to visit
There are dozens of reasons to love it here – these are a few of our favourites.
You can pack a lot into a couple of days – try this itinerary to make the most of it.
Getting here & around
Whatever your preferred mode of transport, the attractions of this region are easily accessible.
There’s plenty to occupy you here, but it’s also a great base to explore and enjoy the wider region.