Things to do in East Hampshire

Things to do in East Hampshire

There’s a lot to see and do in East Hampshire, from country parks to historic houses.

Country Parks

Historic Houses and Gardens

  • Jane Austen House Museum and Chawton House Library, where Jane Austen spent part of her prolific literary life
  • Gilbert White's House in Selborne, where this famous naturalist lived and worked
  • Elegant home of the late Lord Bessborough at Stansted House, near Rowlands Castle
  • National Trust properties Hinton Ampner Garden, in Bramdean, Uppark near Petersfield and the Vyne near Basingstoke
  • Petersfield Physic Garden, 17th century herb garden and orchard
  • The Abbey of Our Lady and St John at Beech, set in tranquil grounds, provides physical and spiritual refreshment

Museums and Galleries

Sports and Leisure

Family Attractions

Further afield

Find out about the wide variety of places to visit throughout Hampshire on the Visit Hampshire website.