Looking for things to do with kids near Andover this summer? Here are just a few of the great places you can visit with your family.
See the animals at Finkley Down Farm
Offering the perfect opportunity for children to meet and interact with farm animals, Finkley Down Farm also boasts crazy golf, pedal tractors, trampolines, jumping pillows and much more! They have some great food and snack options for both adults and children, plus that all-important gift shop, too…
Fly high at the Hawk Conservancy Trust
Although your feet will remain firmly on the ground, a visit to Andover’s Hawk Conservancy Trust is guaranteed to make you and your little ones feel like you’re soaring. Enjoy exciting flying displays, take on the Top Trumps activity trail, and meet the trust’s adorable burrowing owls and majestic vultures.
Take on the trees with Treerunners
Set in a stunning oak forest, Treerunners offer an exhilarating trip through the trees in which you and your kids will use a combination of ziplines, snowboards, and tarzan swings (plus much more) to complete the aerial obstacle course.
Make a splash at the New Forest Water Park
The New Forest Water Park offers something for everyone, whether your family members are used to watersports or want to try something new. Offering cable wakeboarding, an exhilarating inflatable aqua park, kayaking, and paddleboarding, you can easily spend a few hours or a whole day here!
Embrace the great outdoors at Chilbolton Common
Encourage the family to get outside and enjoy some fresh air with a walk at Chilbolton Common. Boasting over 100 types of plants and grasses, the common is also home to a number of bird species, so wildlife lovers are sure to enjoy trying to spot these during their wander.
Get active at Charlton Lakeside
Charlton Lakeside offers activities that your children are guaranteed to love. From its brand-new, 18-hole crazy golf course to its pedalos on the large lake, this is the perfect place for an active day out in Andover with a picnic.
Explore the skies at the Army Flying Museum
If your kids love history or are fascinated by planes, the Army Flying Museum offers a fantastic, educational day out. Learn all about the history of army aviation and see over 40 aircraft during your visit.
Discover history at the Museum of the Iron Age
Your little history fans are also sure to enjoy a trip to the Museum of the Iron Age. Combining real artefacts with reconstructions, this museum gives you the opportunity to handle authentic Iron Age items and complete fun activity sheets on the way round.
Get competitive at Riverside Bowl
Hosting ten-pin bowling, glo-golf, and augmented reality darts, the fun never stops at Andover’s Riverside Bowl! Compete against the kids and see who is victorious in a number of fun-packed games, then enjoy some great refreshments before hitting the arcade!
Peace and quiet at Longstock Water Garden
When your family needs to wind down, head to Longstock Water Garden for a walk in stunning surroundings. Keep an eye out for water birds, butterflies, insects, and fish as you explore ‘the finest water garden in the world’ and take some time to appreciate the picturesque views.
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