This year Mother’s Day is on Sunday 19th March 2023 and I know it’s something that people start planning and thinking about weeks before. Whether you want to buy your mum the perfect gift or organise a day out to spoil her, it’s bound to be an important day on your calendar.
If you’re looking for things to do this February half term in Hampshire then you have come to the right place. You may be looking for a lovely family friendly day out or just somewhere to go for walks or you might prefer an organised event or school holiday activities, put on especially for February half term.
Read on to find out everything taking place in Hampshire this February half term as well as many special half term events.
If you need to work over the holidays and need childcare then holiday clubs are a really popular idea – and there are so many across Hampshire that you’re bound to find one perfect for your children that’s close to where you live or work.
Disclosure: We were invited to see this show for the purpose of this post however all opinions are my own.
Last night we were invited to see Cinderella at The Anvil in Basingstoke. It was their opening night and we couldn’t wait to see the show. The Anvil is a fantastic theatre, in the heart of Basingstoke town centre, and they always put on a great show.
If you’re anything like us, wherever you go as a family, you want to make sure that the children will be entertained. Because of this, there’s always that joy of finding a pub with not just a beer garden but a play area in it too. A pub that knows that parents want to enjoy a drink and relax whilst their children play happily, make new friends but remain close by and supervised.
*This is a collaborative guest post
Basingstoke is perhaps one of Hampshire’s most understated and underrated towns. Often remembered for being an “overspill” for Londoners in the 1960s, this forgotten gem is so much more than its recent past. Even Google missed us off the map once and replaced the town’s name with “town centre!”
Disclosure: We were invited on this day out for the purpose of this post however all opinions are my own.
We have been to Marwell Zoo near Winchester, Hampshire so many times now and it’s always guaranteed to be a fantastic family day out, at any time of the year. It’s one of our favourite animal attractions and somewhere the children absolutely love.
Everyone loves a lavender field, don’t they? I see them springing up on Instagram all the time and love to visit them myself – but, the ones on Instagram are always so busy. I went to Mayfield Lavender Farm once, years ago, but it’s got far too popular since then. But when I found The Lavender Fields in Selborne, Hampshire, I couldn’t wait to visit.
About half an hour from us is Hogmoor Inclosure in Bordon, East Hampshire, looked after by the Land Trust and Deadwater Valley Trust. I hadn’t heard of it until recently when so many people told me about it that I just had to visit with the kids.
Hogmoor Inclosure is part of Prince Philip Park which is still being developed. It’s the third largest nature reserve of its kind in the UK. It covers over 54 hectares of woodland and heathland and has been made for the community to use.