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By Sophie Sexton

Published on: 6/07/2018

Are you planning your summer holiday diary and need some inspiration…

Here are some fun things in and around Romsey to get involved with during the summer holidays.

Peppa Pig world – Calling all Peppa Pig Fans mummies and daddies! Two new exciting rides have opened this summer. Don’t forget to book your tickets in advance to save money!! Plus why not make a weekend of it and stay with us. Our Children’s menu has some yummy delights!

Summer picnic concert at Sir Harold Hillier Gardens Friday & Saturday 13th & 14th July 2018 Summer Soul and Motown Magic tickets £17.00

Flower Fairies from July to September, head to Sir Harold Hillier Gardens and take part in their interactive Flower Fairies trail for just £5

Summer and Mr Bloom at Marwell Zoo Marwell Zoo are excited to welcome Mr Bloom from CBeebies, with his one man show to the zoo this summer for selected dates*. Why not, pop along and say ‘Ello!’ with CBeebies star Mr Bloom. There’ll be a bundle of veggie stories, gardening games, and catchy Nursery songs for tiddlers and parents alike. See Mr Bloom on the following dates: 4, 5, 11 & 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 & 27 August

Beaulieu Super Car weekend – Join them for the Beaulieu Supercar Weekend; the must-see family spectacular that brings some of the world’s most exclusive and desirable motors to Beaulieu 04/08/2018 – 05/08/2018

Family summers end picnic concert and fireworks at Sir Harold Hillier’s Gardens 25/08/2018 Celebrate the end of the summer with the talented 80 piece orchestra and singers, Pops Incorporated UK and Big Band. They will be performing well known hits for the whole family, taking inspiration from West End shows, films and a good helping of contemporary music for you to dance and sing along to. This open air picnic concert concludes with a spectacular firework finale.

Romsey Food Fest – make the last weekend of the holidays a good one, with a fun & free family day out with Romsey Food Fest. Romsey town centre will be bursting with local produce on Sunday 2nd September 2018 with its annual Food Festival between 10am – 4pm. This fantastic day out for all the family is a recipe of delight, Romsey will be bustling with over 70 local stalls full of Hampshire Fare. Take an abundance of local produce available at Hampshire Farmers’ Market in Alma Road and all over the town.  Stir in family fun with Kidsrome Farm, Jake’s  Circus Act, face painting, and crafts, Sprinkle some light music from Retro Swing in the White Horse Courtyard, Outplay Jazz Combo on The Hundred and a Treasure hunt for the children and big kids among us and you have the perfect  recipe for a great day out.

Keep it simple by just meeting friends for lunch and let the children play in our courtyard and let them enjoy a ‘Babychino’ or an Afternoon tea. Our Children’s menu is full of some yummy delights too and our kitchen team cater for most dietary requirements. Why not visit Romsey Park, it is just a stone’s throw from the Hotel, so burn of some energy with a walk along the river and play park in.


The White Horse Hotel & Brasserie Children’s Menu





FISH CAKE, tartare sauce (GF)



MAC & CHEESE, sweetcorn, mature cheddar (V) (GF)

HONEY ROAST HAM, free range egg, skinny chips (GF)

PORK SAUSAGE, mash, buttered peas

FISH & CHIPS, battered fish, chunky chips, peas

STEAK BURGER, brioche bun, skinny chips


 ICE CREAM two scoops of vanilla, chocolate or strawberry

ICE LOLLIES, chocolate sauce, hundreds & thousands (GF)

WARM CHOCOLATE BROWNIE, vanilla ice cream


Whatever you choose to fill your summer holidays with, we hope this blog has given you some ideas, we are sure it will be packed full of fun, love & laughter!


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