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Leisure and Community

However you choose to spend your leisure time, you are bound to find plenty of things to do in the Borough of Fareham.

With 46 play areas, woodland walks, open spaces, beaches and award winning parks there is lots to do outdoors in the fresh air.

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

Westbury Manor Museum features regular exhibitions, as well as interesting history about Fareham, plus there's a cafe, gift shop and beautiful gardens to enjoy a quiet moment.

An exciting new entertainment venue is coming soon which will include live shows, studio space, cafe and bar and space for community groups.

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 featuring big brand names.

Events are hosted throughout the year that are put on by the Council, and groups can even add their own events to the What's On Calendar.

Plus, community centres across the Borough benefit local people by providing a bookable space for parties, events or meetings as well as hosting various sports, interest or support groups.

Click on the links below to find out more!


 Ukraine Crisis Support

 Information about how to help people affected by the Ukraine crisis

 The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Find out what the Council is doing to commemorate The Queen's Platinum Jubliee and how you can get involved.

 Play area improvement programme

We have a five year play area improvement programme.

Find out when your nearest play area will recieve an upgrade.


 To perform or collect money for charity in the town centre you
     will need to book a space in advance

Find out how to book space in West Street and the Performance Podium


 Fareham leisure card

The Fareham leisure card offers a wide range of discounts on leisure activities. Find out how to get yours here.

Leisure card information

 Community Support

Fareham is fortunate to be the home of many charities and voluntary organisations that offer help to its residents. You can find out all about them here.

 Out and About in Fareham

Fareham has a great range of events and fun activities that take place throughout the year, at many different venues across the borough. This section will keep you up to date with the latest events and activites.

 Open Spaces

The Borough has a variety of gardens and other open spaces for you to enjoy. From allotments to beaches and nature conservation opportunities, this section lets you know where to go to enjoy the great outdoors.

 What's On?

We run a variety of events at parks, countryside and woodland sites around the Borough. Every year, we try to find new ways to promote the rich and wonderfully varied sites on your doorstep. You can find out all about them here.


Find out about how the Council provides local business and individuals with sponsorship opportunities.

 Visitor Information

Situated on a picturesque coastline, the Borough of Fareham provides a unique opportunity to explore a rich heritage of maritime and national history, peaceful woodland walks, conservation areas and an attractive safe coast line. Whether you're a resident or a visitor, you can find out what to do as well as some great places to go.

 Ferneham Hall External Hyperlink

Ferneham Hall is the venue for a variety of entertainment. It is currently closed for remodelling into a new arts and entertainment venue.

 Fareham's New Entertainment Venue

The Council has produced a Vision that sets out the details for a new arts and entertainment facility in Fareham town centre to replace Ferneham Hall.

 Leisure and Community Facilities

Community centres provide an essential hub for local activities, social support and services. Here you can find out more about their role as well as our plans to develop high quality facilities to meet the needs of our communities across the Borough.

 Westbury Manor Museum

The fascinating Westbury Manor Museum tells the story of the Borough of Fareham, using graphics, models, archive material, photographs, sound effects and objects. Here you can find out more about what you can see and do at the Museum.


One Community provides advice and support in Fareham to residents, community groups and corporate organisations about volunteering opportunities.

 The Wise Guide

Fareham Borough Council has partnered with One Community to provide this directory of useful contacts to help older residents stay healthy, independent, social and active.
Please note the Information in this publication was correct at the time of publication and will be reviewed annually.

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