Out and About

There are many varied attractions within easy driving distance of Cricket Camp. If you want to pop out just for the day, try the Solent for a good swim at Stokes Bay, Lee-on-the-Solent or even as far as Bournemouth.

For the more adventurous of you listed are some of the more popular places to visit

SOUTHAMPTON - See the docks by boat from Town Quay. Visit the Maritime Museum, Tudor House, the Old Walls, the Mayflower Memorial, the Bargate, the Hall of Aviation, the Quays Swimming Complex or the Sports Centre with golf course, running tracks, ski slope and boating lakes.

WINCHESTER - The old capital of England. See the Cathedral, the college, the Round Table, King Alfred's statue, Marwell Zoological Park or the Mid-Hants Railway at Alresford.

PORTSMOUTH AND SOUTHSEA - Visit HMS Victory, the Naval Dockyard, the Royal Marines Museum at Eastney, Portchester Castle, the Mary Rose, the D-Day Museum, HMS Warrior and of course the seaside.

GOSPORT - HMS Alliance the Submarine Museum.

EASTLEIGH - The Sports Centre has all types of indoor and outdoor sports, including swimming at Fleming Park. Lakeside Country Park with its miniature railway and our canoeing base.

THE NEW FOREST - Visit the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, Bucklers Hard, Breamore House and Countryside Museum, the Roman remains at Rockbourne near Fordingbridge, Longdown Dairy Farm and Nature Quest at Ashurst. Other places of interest include Fernycroft(Scout Campsite), Foxlease(Guide Centre), Eling Tide Mill and Church.

HEDGE END - Wildern School has a covered swimming pool, which is open to the general public and for group bookings during the school holidays.

NETLEY - Royal Victoria Country Park is on the edge of Southampton Water and has fine walks and views over the Solent. Hospital museum with its association with Florence Nightingale. In the village is also the ruins of Netley Abbey.

BURSLEDON - Manor Farm Country Park with country walks, wildlife, River Hamble and the Hampshire County Farm Museum.

Andark Diving follow this link....

HAMBLE - Visit one of the yachting havens of the south and enjoy a ferry trip to walk along the riverbank at Warsash.

ROMSEY - Broadlands (former home of Lord Mountbatten), the picturesque Romsey Abbey, Romsey rapids Swimming Pool and Paultons Park (off Junction 3 M27).

Further details can be obtained from the campsite or the Southern Tourist Board, who have a wealth of information