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Local Country Parks in Hampshire

If you like to spend time outdoors while on holiday and enjoy long walks, exploring the countryside and getting out into nature, then along with the beautiful countryside surrounding us, we have several country parks within a 30 minute drive.  In Hampshire, we’re lucky to have countryside and open spaces close to our busy towns…

Alpacas in the Meon Valley just doen the road form Wallops Wood

Local Attractions for Animal Lovers

If spending time with animals is your thing, there are several places local to Wallops Wood where you can get quite close or even hands on. Spending time with animals will definitely put a smile on the children’s faces and can make you feel closer to nature, making it a fantastic family day out 🦋 🦉 The…

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FREE Activities for Families

Yes, you read that right, FREE 🤩 We’re often used to having to pay to go to attractions and to go on family activities while on holiday, but in fact there’s a whole lot that you can do for free that everyone will enjoy.  We’ve put together an assortment of activities that won’t cost you a thing,…

Peppa Pig World

Activities for Little Ones Near Wallops Wood

We know how important it is for every member of the family to enjoy their holidays, from the youngest to the oldest. It isn’t always easy to keep everyone entertained, but there are plenty of things to do in the area to suit all ages without having to travel far. This week we’ve put together…

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Local Activities for Teenagers

There are many attractions to visit near Wallops Wood and in the wider Hampshire area, however, sometimes it can be difficult to keep every member of the family happy 😀 If you’ve got teenage kids on holiday with you, we’ve some ideas below for ‘active’ places for days out, guaranteeing some fun that hopefully not only…

Beacon Hill, Hampshire

Running, Cycling & Walking Trails in Hampshire

Wallops Wood Cottages are located in the heart of the South Downs National Park, and many of our guests come here to escape the city, relax, unwind and enjoy the beautiful scenery that surrounds out.  However, we also welcome more sporty guests who like to use the South Downs to explore the more off road…

Weald & Downland Living Museum

Cultural Attractions Near Wallops Wood

In our last blog, we featured the cultural attractions in the city of Portsmouth, just a 30 minute drive away. This time, we’re featuring attractions in the wider area but all within about 40 minutes’ drive from Wallops Wood. The Hampshire & Sussex area is brimming with history and there are many more museums, galleries…

Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth

Cultural Attractions in Portsmouth

The historic naval city of Portsmouth has a lot to offer beyond the Royal Navy and the seafront. Museums and culture play a big part in what’s on offer to visitors, and there’s a lot to keep the whole family entertained from harbour tours to art galleries.  With a drive of less than 30 minutes…

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Accessible Attractions in Hampshire

Welcoming our accessible guests to Wallops Wood is always a pleasure. The cottages were designed with accessibility in mind and our accessible guests love staying here, particularly as there’s a great choice of accessible attractions and places to visit in the area.  We’ve picked a selection of accessible attractions below but please check with them…