Attractions and What’s On around Eastleigh and Southampton

There is an impressive range of different things to do in Eastleigh. Eastleigh is a historic English town between Southampton and Winchester, located in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. It was a significant railway town and also lies on the river Itchen providing many points of interest for our Holiday Inn visitors. The Holiday Inn is just outside Eastleigh town centre, making it the perfect base to explore the surrounding area, while ensuring that you have a comfortable and friendly base to come back to in the evening.

Things to do in Eastleigh

There are many things to do in Eastleigh and Hampshire, and with such a diverse mix you will be sure to find something for the whole family to enjoy. Hensting Alpacas is rated the top local attraction and offers a great and entertaining day out. The Eastleigh Lakeside Railway is home to the little steam engines, which are a delight even if you are not a train enthusiast. For those who enjoy nature the Itchen Valley Country Park provides the perfect scenery for a walk and a good chance to get some fresh air or let your children get some exercise. If you have any energy left to burn off, you can always visit Go Karting and get your adrenaline pumping.

Rooms and suites

After a long day of sampling the things to do in Eastleigh, you will no doubt be ready to retire to your room to recuperate. All our rooms at the Holiday Inn are very well appointed, with 24 hour room service, as well as tea and coffee making facilities. With every room having wireless connectivity and LCD televisions you will have entertainment at your fingertips without leaving the comfort of your room.

Hotel Restaurant

Whether you choose to eat in or out you can be assured of a fantastic menu, suitable for all tastes and ages. Eastleigh has a great range of restaurants within convenient walking distance of the hotel. If you prefer to dine in, our hotel restaurant has an extensive menu, which caters for all dietary requirements. With our fantastic deal for kids, where kids stay and eat for free, you are sure to find something that the whole family will enjoy at a great price.

Other Attractions

As well as our hotel being an ideal place to stay and explore the many things to do in Eastleigh, we also offer some excellent deals in conjunction with local attractions. Why not take a look at our Peppa Pig World Stay and Play deal, which includes use of the Spirit Health Club – perfect to relax after a long day with Peppa and her friends. The Spirit Health Club includes a heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and whirlpool spa. If you want to push yourself and keep fit while you’re with us, our studio offers a range of classes from boxercise to studio cycling.


To book your stay at the Holiday Inn in Eastleigh, please call our friendly and helpful 24 hour reservations team on 0871 942 9075. Or you can book your stay online by simply visiting our website Your holiday is beckoning!

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The Point

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Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway and Country Park is located close to  The Holiday Inn Southampton-Eastleigh M3, Jct.13

Southampton University

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Contact Us

Holiday Inn Southampton-Eastleigh M3, Jct.13, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, SO50 9PG, UK
Hotel Direct
0871 942 9075
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24 Hour Reservations
0871 942 9094
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