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Things to do in Fareham

Enjoying an enviable location on the south coast, there are many beautiful places to visit right across the Borough.
We've detailed a few to get you started.

What's On

Find out about events taking place in the Borough by clicking the 'What's On' tab on the homepage of our website.

Beaches and Coastal Areas

There are are a number of beautiful beaches and coastal areas to explore. This section has more information on our beach locations and slipways. If you are going to be a regular visitor, you can get a coastal parking permit at a concessionary annual rate of £95 for Fareham residents.

Play Areas

The Council manages 46 children's play areas across the Borough providing a range of exciting play equipment, some of which is inclusive, as well as many other outdoor facilities for children and young people. 

Open Spaces

The Borough has a variety of gardens and other open spaces for you to enjoy. This section lets you know where to go to enjoy the great outdoors

Leisure Events

There are many free or low cost events taking place around the Borough this year. Have a look at what's on offer, and check back regularly for updates.

Leisure Centres

There are two leisure centres in the Borough where you can go for a swim, hit the gym to keep fit and healthy, or meet up with friends. 

Shopping, Restaurants and Entertainment

For those that like a bit of retail therapy, there are plenty of individual shops, cafes, restaurants and businesses across the Borough, as well as Fareham Shopping Centre External Hyperlink featuring big brand names. There is also a cinema and bowling alley located in the town centre.

There are other centres across the Borough including Portchester, Locks Heath and Stubbington that all offer a diverse shopping experience. You can find out more about our local hidden gems by visiting the Live Love Local website External Hyperlink

Fareham Live

Fareham Live, the new arts and entertainment venue opens in 2024.  You can find out all about it, and sign up for updates, on the 'Fareham Live' page on our website.

History of Fareham

If history is your thing, the fascinating Westbury Manor Museum tells the story of the Borough of Fareham. There are also a number of historical places to visit in the borough such as Titchfield Abbey and Portchester Castle External Hyperlink


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