Your guide to Family Activities near Rhinefield House Hotel

Your guide to Family Activities near Rhinefield House Hotel

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Take your family on some wonderful day trips around The New Forest and Hampshire, including wildlife centres and theme parks, when you stay at Rhinefield House Hotel in Hampshire.


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Dorset Heavy Horse Farm Park and Rescue Centre


Open April - October.

Daily attractions include educational daily shows, free wagon rides, tractor and trailer rides, miniature pony and cart rides and you even get the chance to drive a vintage tractor.

There's a full days program of hands-on activities with our friendly farm animals. Meet Mighty Shires, miniature ponies, donkeys, kune kune pigs, miniature goats, sheep, chickens, ducks, llamas, snow dogs and the rest of the menagerie!

£7.75 per adult.


Liberty's Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre


Open daily during March - October. Open every weekend during November - February.

Liberty's Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre is named after Liberty, our Alaskan Bald Eagle, one of the many birds of prey that we have on display at the Centre, At Liberty's you will find a large collection of Birds Of Prey, including Owls, Hawks, Falcons and Vultures, as well as a collection of Reptiles and other creepy crawlies in our Reptile House.

We also offer falconry experience days, photographic experience days and hawking days to people who want to take up the opportunity to enjoy a closer encounter with some of our birds.

£7.50 per adult. £4.50 per child.


Longdown Activity Farm


Open February - October.

Come along and enjoy a fantastic family day for everyone. Join in with our daily schedule of activities, which run throughout the day. You can bottle-feed the kid goats and the calves, feed the ducks, meet the pigs and cuddle the baby rabbits, chicks or maybe even a piglet! PLUS we have lots more friendly animals to see, not forgetting our gentle giant - Billy the Shire horse!

£7.75 per adult. £6.75 per child.


Marwell Wildlife


Open January - December.

A visit to Marwell Wildlife is a chance to get close to the wonders of the natural world – and play a big part in helping to save them. From ring-tailed coatis to red-eyed tree frogs, laughing kookaburra to frilled lizards, giraffe-nosed catfishes to bat-eared foxes – our 140-acre park is home to over 250 exotic and endangered species, in beautiful, landscaped surroundings.

£14 per adult.


New Forest Wildlife Park


Open January - December.

The New Forest Wildlife Park covers twenty-five scenic acres of ancient woodland. It is set within the New Forest Heritage area, designated a National Park in 2005. A wander in our Park will reveal a wonderful range of wildlife - in natural surroundings. Here we have 3 species Eurasian (indigenous to Uk) Asian Short Claw and North American River otter; European wolf, 12 species of owls, badgers, foxes and deer.

Other mammals to be seen are polecats, mink, pine martens and highly endangered Scottish wildcat, lynx, wallaby and wild boar. You can also stroll through the animal house to enjoy watching otters swimming underwater, ferrets chasing their tails, harvest mice home-making on top of corn stalks or the night barn, for snoring badgers and red foxes!

£10 per adult. £7 per child.


Paulton's Family Theme Park


Open April - October. Restricted opening during November - February.

Paultons Family Theme Park in Hampshire, on the edge of the New Forest, offers a great family day out with over 50 different attractions and rides included in the price. The variety of things to see and do includes thrilling and gentle rides, dinosaurs, museums, animated shows, play areas, exotic birds and other fun activities for all ages in garden setting.

£21 per adult. Family of 4 costs £80.



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