If shopping is your thing we have a great range of shops from small independents to outlet shopping by the sea.
- Winchester has a great mixture of specialist shops in The Square, high street retailers in The Brooks, a range of unusual independents on Parchment Street, St Georges and Hyde Vale with cultural backdrops and interesting architecture.
- Gunwharf Quays is located in Portsmouth with a shopping outlet, cinema and various restaurants looking out to sea. Open until 7pm Monday to Saturday this designer shopping outlet has over 100 shops with discounted prices. Portsmouth is known as the waterfront city with many of the shopping, dining and tourist attractions based around the water's edge. Portsmouth city has a good range of shops and the famous Spinnaker Tower where you can experience views of Portsmouth Harbour and the surrounding area and walk across the largest glass floor in Europe!
- Southampton and WestQuay is a large indoor shopping destination with over 90 stores and a large John Lewis and M&S, perfect for a rainy day with plentiful parking. From WestQuay, it's only a short drive to the docks where you can see the majestic cruise liners docking on their way around the world.
- New Alresford (pronounced Allsford) is a historic Georgian town 7 miles East of Winchester and a great place to spend the day. Ideal for a stroll along the river, the lively market, specialist shops old-fashioned inns and smart bistros.
- Petersfield is in the heart of the South Downs National Park, the town is laced with footpaths and cycle trails offering panoramic views over the Downs and has a lovely square with markets and shops within easy reach.
- Wickham is a historic Hampshire village in the Meon Valley which has been a meeting point and centre of commerce since Roman times, they offer fascinating shops, tempting cuisine and strolls along the Meon Valley Trail.
- Guildford is a flourishing market town, steeped in history with plenty to do and see, with a beautiful cobbled High Street and a variety of independants down side streets, this town in packed with shopping possibilities.
- Farnham successfully combines old with new, with the Georgian and Tudor buildings, an old fashioned high street and a range of privately owned shops providing something unique.
- Hampshire has a great tradition of farmers markets which feature in Winchester, Alton, Petersfield, Chandlers Ford, Hythe, Romsey, Odiham, Southsea and Andover, the hampshire farmers markets website will provide dates for each destination.
- Port Solent is based on the marina with views of bobbing yachts and restaurant lining the boardwalks, they have a selection of shops, a cinema and nearly 20 restaurants.
- Stockbridge is around 40 minutes from Tudor House and is a small town in the Test Valley, it has a wide high street with independant shops, gallaries and tea rooms and has been home to various poets over the years.
- Basingstoke has the centre Festival Place which is Hampshire’s regional shopping destination, offering plenty of choice for the discerning shopper. With many shops open until 8pm weekdays, it's a great place for evening shopping and a meal.