21 days out to entertain your kids this summer within 90 minutes of Portsmouth

THE schools have all broken up and the summer holidays have well and truly begun.

Thursday, 25th July 2019, 1:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th July 2019, 2:24 pm
Family days out

If you are looking for ways to entertain your children over the next six weeks, then a family day out could be a good option. If you need any ideas here are 21 days out within 90 minutes of Portsmouth. 

This historic castle was founded in 1067 and it promises to be fun for the whole family, with interactive exhibits, games and costumes. It is open until November 3.
This zoo can be found near Winchester and promises to have plenty to entertain your little ones. From the Brickosaurs displays to 100s of different animals.

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If your little ones love cars, then this museum in the New Forest has one of finest collections of cars and motorcycles around.
Why not take your children to spend a day discovering this beautiful garden in New Forest? You can even take a ride on a miniature steam railway.
A trip here promises to be fun for the whole family! You can see pigs, cows, goats, go on tractor rides and help bottle-feeding kid goats and calves.
If you fancy a trip across the Solent to the Isle of Wight, why not visit this historic castle, where Charles I was kept prisoner. You can even met the resident donkeys.
For something a little more educational, a trip to this planetarium could spark your little ones curiosity and inspire next generation of scientists.
This popular theme park is just over an hour away by car and would make a great day out for all the family.
If you and the family are feeling more adventurous this summer, why not take a trip to this Aquapark near Ringwood and see if you can beat the obstacles.
This bird park cares for more than 130 birds of prey from owls to eagles. You can hold one of the rare birds and watch flying displays during your visit.
From penguins to flamingoes and even birds of prey, this attraction is sue to keep you busy for hours! You can even feed the birds and there are shows throughout the day.
Step back into the Victorian days with a trip to this former royal residence on the Isle of Wight which was built as a summer retreat for Queen Vic!
Take a ride on a tractor at this adventure farm in West Sussex. It also has animal enclosures and adventure playground.
Why not take a ride on the this train line and experience the Golden Age of steam travel. You can even see the Kings Cross Bridge which featured in the Harry Potter films. Sam Rowbotham, who is 22, is one of the apprentices who will be working on a new water treatment unit at the Ropley depot. This uses a process called reverse osmosis to produce highly purified water for the steam engines boilers.
Step back in time and discover what life was like in the Stone Age, Iron Age, Roman and Saxon eras. There are lots of hands-on activites and you can feed animals.
What better way to entertain your cheeky monkeys by letting them unleash their inner Tarzan! There are Go Apes in Southampton, Moors Valley and Alice Holt.
This museum has more than 35 aircraft which tell the story of army aviation. The displays are imaginative and have interactive elements.
This summer you and your family could travel back in time and discover what life would have been like in Hampshire in Victorian days and 1930s.
From trying out the Go Wild adventure playgrounds to seeing Victor the red deer stag, Munchkin the lynx and many other animals, this is bound to keep you busy.
This former Tudor palace has a number of family trails which will take young adventures through its grounds. They can also try their hand at den building.
With activities such as Sandham Karts and Dino Islands: A Golf Adventure this is sure you keep your little ones occupied all day!