Hampshire has a rich cultural heritage, varied coastline, vibrant cities and bustling market towns and unspoiled countryside making Hampshire an ideal short break.
Bordered by Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West Sussex, Hampshire is ideally located in the south east of England and is the gateway to the Isle of Wight.
Hampshire is home to two national parks: the South Downs National Park and the New Forest National Park. The North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding National Beauty joins them to represent some of the most amazing natural countryside in the UK.
New Forest National Park - was created in 1079 as a hunting area for William the Conqueror, the New Forest is now a national park, home to around 4,000 ponies, cattle and deer who roam freely amongst the ancient woodland.
South Downs National Park - was confirmed as a National Park in 2009, the stunning landscape of the South Downs charms and enriches from Winchester in Hampshire to Eastbourne in East Sussex.