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

Museums and galleries

  • The Oates Museum (Gilbert White's House) commemorates Captain Lawrence Oates who died on Scott's ill-fated expedition to the South Pole
  • The Curtis Museum in Alton chronicles the area's history while The Allen Gallery houses a superb collection of decorative arts.
  • Bedales Olivier Theatre is an award-winning venue for musical and theatrical events
  • Petersfield Museum displays the area’s rich heritage and the paintings of local artist Flora Twort and hosts the Edward Thomas Study Centre
  • At Grayshott Pottery visitors are invited to take a tour of the pottery
  • Rural Life Centre, the largest countryside museum collection in the south of England

Sports and leisure

Family attractions

Further afield

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