Things to do in Fareham

Large market town located between Southampton and Portsmouth

How are you going to spend your free time in Fareham? If you need any suggestions, we've got lots of great things to do.

“What is there to do in Fareham?” Well, this page is all about places to go in Fareham - but are we missing something? Let us know!

Quick links: Things to do      Children's Activities      Museums      Parks & Open spaces      Beaches      


  Things to do

Exclusive Luxurious Break For Two At Spitbank Fort
Spend a secluded night of luxury at Spitbank Fort. Originally built in 1878 to protect Britain from invasion, now a boutique hotel.
Less than a mile

TeamSport Gosport
State of the art indoor karting centre, with over 450 metres of long straights and a network of tight hairpins. Challenging for even the most experienced go-kart enthusiast.
1.9 miles

Fort Nelson
Imposing Victorian fort is home to the Royal Armouries national collection of artillery – The Big Guns.  Website 
Suggested by Edmund Williams, Surrey
1.9 miles
3: Good
Titchfield Abbey
English Heritage - The ruins of a 13th century Premonstratensian abbey, later converted into a Tudor mansion.
2.3 miles

Fort Brockhurst
English Heritage - One of a number of forts built in the 1850s and 1860s to protect Portsmouth and its harbour against the French.
2.8 miles

Portchester Castle
English Heritage - 3rd century caste, perfect setting for a relaxed, fun, historic day out.
2.9 miles

Southwick Priory
English Heritage - Remains of a wealthy Augustinian priory, originally founded at Portchester: once a famous place of pilgrimage.
3.4 miles

Little Woodham
A fascinating look at life in 17th century rural England.  Website 
3.7 miles
3: Good
Southampton Paintball
The Southampton paintball site offers several great paintball game scenarios and game zones.
3.9 miles
3.6: Very good
Solent Springs Adventure Golf
Solent Springs offers you a great time with their tricky little course, down by the sea at Alverstoke in Gosport, Hampshire.  Website 
4.8 miles
4: Very good
HMS Victory
Nelson's flagship visitor attraction.  Website 
Suggested by Mike Hesketh, Poole
4.8 miles
2.7: Good
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
Guide to what's on at Portsmouth's historic dockyard.  Website 
4.8 miles
3.4: Good
Spinnaker Tower
170ft tower offering stunning views over the south coast.  Website 
4.9 miles
3.6: Very good
Portsmouth Miniport
We provide the best family boat hire experience you will ever encounter. Our miniature ships are huge fun to drive.  Website 
4.9 miles
3: Good

  Children's Activities

Solskate Roller Disco
Roller Disco held every Saturday night.  Website 
Suggested by Ellie Cross, Portsmouth
The roller disco at Fareham Leisure Centre is a great evening out for the whole family. The staff are amazing and don't mind giving you a few pointers, as well as providing games for great family entertainment. It has lots of space, with a great sound and light system and music to suit all tastes. I would definitely recommend
Less than a mile
3: Good
Monkey Bizness
Indoor soft play and party centre.  Website 
1.9 miles
4: Very good


Explosion! Museum Of Naval Firepower
Museum telling the exciting story of naval firepower.  Website 
Suggested by Sam Davies, Exeter
3.8 miles
3: Good
Action Stations
Interactive museum offering an insight into life in The Royal Navy.  Website 
Suggested by Peter Lord, Southampton
4.8 miles
3.6: Very good

  Parks & Open spaces

Titchfield Haven National Nature Reserve
Nationally renowned nature reserve, celebrated as a winter refuge for ducks, geese and wading birds, and summer breeding ground.  Website 
3.4 miles
4: Very good
The Forest Of Bere
The Forest of Bere is the nearest and most accessible countryside for many of the residents of south-east Hampshire.  Website 
3.8 miles
3: Good


Or why not try...

Hill Head
This is mainly a shingle beach set along a long straight section of coastline opposite the Isle of Wight.  Website 
3.3 miles
3.9: Very good
Lee On Solent
A pleasant gently shelving shingle beach, overlooked by wide flat grass and suitable for recreation.  Website 
3.7 miles
3.9: Very good
Solent Breezes
Set on the east shore of the solent, this is a shingle beach in front of low cliffs with beach protection structures.  Website 
4.7 miles
3.4: Good

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We hope that you’ve found plenty of fun and free things to do in Fareham, if we’ve missed any of your local favourites then do let us know. We aim to be the best website to help adults, families and children find great new ideas for places to go and stuff to do in your free time. There’s hopefully something for everyone here of all ages and interests.

So if you’re looking for the best days out in your area, places to visit, things to do with the kids, free attractions, local restaurants, good hotels or even shopping centres, then check out Never Be Bored. There are so many interesting places to visit and things to see and do near Fareham across the UK and Ireland. This site aims to bring them all together in one place. We’ve got the best visitor attractions including National Trust and English Heritage sites, castles, museums, parks and gardens, heritage centres, steam railways, theme parks, zoos, aquariums, beaches, national parks and wildlife reserves.

For kids and families we’ve got soft play centres, indoor and outdoor activity centres, amusement parks, swimming pools, ski slopes, water parks, children’s farms, horse riding, pottery making, ice skating, sports centres, roller skating, go karting, paintball, climbing walls, ten pin bowling and much more.

And when you’re starting to feel hungry, thirsty or tired then check out the best places to eat, drink and stay for the night. We love new suggestions to keep the site up to date and comprehensive, so feel free to send in all your local favourites.

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