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A holiday on Hayling Island can feel like a true escape, while still being a short drive away from the city of Portsmouth and other attractions - including the South Downs and the Isle of Wight. So, there’s plenty of things to see and do if you want to get out and about after a few days relaxing on the sands of Hayling Beach.

Hayling Island Holiday Park is the perfect base for you to explore all the excitement Hampshire has to offer - featuring heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an amusement arcade, and a fully stocked bar and restaurant, not to mention the calm waters of the Solent right on your doorstep.

Read on to find out what to expect from your Hampshire holidays.

Reasons to visit Hampshire


Hayling Island’s beaches stretch for miles

Seaside Activities

Explore the region’s historical links to the ocean

Food and Drink

Iconic British seaside food is in abundance

One park

Explore Hayling Island from our ideally located holiday park

Family Fun

So much to see for all the family, from animal parks to seaside thrills

Stunning Scenery

The view across the Solent to the Isle of Wight is always changing, with the busy shipping lanes offering the opportunity to boat-spot to your heart’s content.

If you’re after some idyllic English countryside scenery, then pop over the border to West Sussex and lose yourself in the rural beauty of the South Downs, with its stunning hill views of the surrounding area.

Beautiful Beaches

Hayling Island holidays are famed for their high-quality Blue Flag accredited beachlands, meaning that your bucket and spade break will be well catered for.

The main beach at Hayling Island is over three miles long, so there’s more than enough space for fun and games along the clean sands.

Amazing Attractions

A trip across Langstone Channel to Portsmouth isn’t complete without a visit to the imposing Spinnaker Tower that climbs an impressive 170 metres above the historic harbour district of the city - you’ll be able to make out the holiday park from the top if you look closely!

The tower is arguably the jewel in Hampshire’s crown, yet it’s not the only sight to see in the county - click the link below to discover more.

Things To Do In Hampshire

Treat Yourself

Seaside treats are easily found on Hayling Island and Portsmouth alike. A visit to the renowned Hole in the Wall pub in Portsmouth is a winning option if you’re looking for traditional British pub grub alongside some hand-picked cask ales, while the Southsea Beach Cafe offers locally sourced food - often from the water you’re overlooking as you dine!

We offer a chip shop takeaway on park too, so you’ll never be far from a tasty meal.

Family Fun

A trip up to Staunton Country Park is guaranteed family fun, as little ones will love exploring the ancient woodland and Victorian glasshouse, not forgetting the sheep, pigs and Shetland ponies all available to pet!

Keep up the education on your break and inspire the kids at the Winchester Science Centre. From Peppa Pig World to aquariums and cathedrals, Hayling Island has it all.

Outdoors & Adventure

Hampshire holidays also offer the chance to get active in the beautiful landscape, and there’s a number of options for adventurers of all tastes.

Cycle hire is available to allow you to explore Hayling Island, while the South Downs offers more challenging routes for mountain biking thrillseekers.

If you’d like to take to the water, then we’d suggest giving windsurfing a go, as the Hampshire waters are ideal for beginners.

Special Events

For the car-lovers among us, events such as the Goodwood Revival, situated at the historic Goodwood Circuit in the South Downs, are a must visit. Featuring classic racing cars from the circuit’s 1948-1966 heyday, the event is a two-day petrolhead’s dream, set in a beautiful location.

There’s also a huge array of small events in the region - from food festivals to cultural celebrations like Jane Austen Regency Week, it’s always worth knowing what’s on in Hampshire.

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