Things to Do in Ashurst, Eling & Totton

When in Ashurst, Eling and Totton you will never be stuck for things to entertain you, your friends and your family. Some of our top attractions are located in the area and all make for a fantastic day out. 

In Ashurst, you can visit Longdown Activity Farm. With loads of different animals meet, including calves, piglets, chicks, ducks & more it's a great day out for every animal lover. At Longdown Activity Farm they have hands-on activities, such as feeding the calves, goats and ducks and cuddles with a baby rabbit or a chick. There are loads of other fun things to do at Longdown Activity Farm including crazy golf, tractor and trailer rides, indoor play areas, as well as exciting events throughout the year for half terms, easter, halloween and christmas. 

Down the road from Longdown Activity Farm is New Forest Wildlife Park, where you will find animals from near and far such as wolves, owls, otters, foxes, wallabies, lynx and more! You can let the children play on their 2 fantastic playgrounds, listen to the interesting keeper talks, watch the feeding sessions or get involved with the quizzes and crafts. They also have a lovely restaurant and gift shop on site too.

In Eling in the famous Tile Mill. This Mill has been used for 900 years, harnessing the power of the tides in Eling Creek to grind wheat to flour. At Eling Tide Mill Experience you can walk around inside the mill and see it all in action, have a go at their fun activities in their new interactive exhibition, go on the riverside walk and enjoy some delicious food and drink in their new cafe.  They also have a great little gift shop!  The Eling Tide Mill Experience is a great day out for all ages!

Just outside of Totton is the fantastic Paultons Park, Home of Peppa Pig World and voted the No 1 Theme Park in the UK on TripAdvisor ! From big rides for the older kids and even the adults, to smaller rides for the tiny tots, from beautiful gardens, to loads of animals to see in Critter Creek and Little Africa, there is something for everyone at Paultons Park! At Paultons Park they have the only Peppa Pig World in the UK, a whole 5 acres of Peppa Fun, 9 fantastic rides, a huge indoor play area, multiple themed cafes and a huge Peppa Pig shop. As well as Peppa Pig World, you will also find loads of amazing rides across the park, including in Lost Kingdom, a Dinosaur themed part of the Park.

For tonnes of entertainment, Hanger Farm Arts Centre in Totton is the place to be! From comedy show, live music and theatre performances to cinema showings and also lots of children's activities, there's always something going on at this brilliant Arts Centre. Check out the latest schedule online.

As well as these wonderful attractions, there are also loads of places to walk and cycle in Ashurst, Eling and Totton, where you can discover all sorts of our wildlife in the New Forest.  ​

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