1 In Lyndhurst...

Spotting deer in the New Forest isn't always easy, but at Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary there is a purpose built viewing platform overlooking a large meadow area where a herd of fallow deer regularly gather.

Deer viewing at Bolderwood isn't guaranteed but the herd are fed daily by the local New Forest keeper between the months of April and September, so the deer are more than happy to remain in the main meadow and are very accustomed to human presence. Feeding time can be between noon and 3pm.

2 In Shirley...

The Windsor Castle is holding a Royal Wedding Fete on Saturday from 10am til 4pm. There will be a competition for the best dressed Prince and Princess, rides, tombola, BBQ, a pop-up bar and much, much more. This family fun day is a charity event with monies raised going to Wordsworth school to help fund a solution to the crossing going into school.

3In Eastleigh...

For a great day outdoors take the family to Itchen Valley Country Park where there are 440 acres of different habitats including water meadows, woodland and meadows. There is a visitor centre that has displays on the nature you might find, marked trails that you can follow around the park – of varying lengths. For the children there is a play trail for them to discover and also two play areas.

4 In Bassett...

On Sunday Alpine Snowsports is holding a springtime discovery day on the dry slopes at the Sports Centre. Discovery days are a great way for both children and adults to try out a new sport, and include skiing and snowboarding sessions for £6 per person per session. Children's ski sessions start from 4 years old and snowboard sessions from 8 years old. Booking is essential on 0300 0200 135, option 1.

5 In Bournemouth...

Meet a host of stars at Film and Comic Con Bournemouth over the weekend as the collectors event returns to the BIC.

Meet Anthony Head, Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Uther Pendragon from Merlin, classic Doctor Who companion, Frazer Hines, and the Doctor himself, Colin Baker, bad guy James Faulkner from Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey, and a selection of Star Wars guests playing aliens, imperials and stormtroopers.

Don’t miss the costume masquerade, listen in on the free talks, and check out the fan zones. Other attractions a wide range of merchandise and memorabilia from the greatest classic films ever made – toys, autographs, movies, comics and enough memorabilia to completely fill any teenager's bedroom or trendy adult’s den.

In fact everything to keep the big kid in all of us happy!

6 In Alresford...

On Sunday, join the thousands of foodies who converge on the market town of Alresford to celebrate the annual Alresford Watercress Festival.

The free festival is the ultimate celebration of watercress with the chance for visitors to enjoy all kinds of family fun – for children there is a dedicated Kids’ Zone with fun and games for all ages, including circus skills workshops, a petting farm, face painting, a magic roundabout and visit the Watercress Company stand on Broad Street for a chance to win tickets to Peppa Pig World.

The day begins at 10am with live music from local jazz bands before a horse and cart carrying the Watercress King and Queen leads a cavalcade of Morris dancers, musicians and school children through the town.

The Watercress Line will be operating a free diesel or steam service between Alresford and Ropley station for festival goers.

The Watercress Festival is also offering a free park and ride service on a luxury coach between the stations. 'Free Festival Travel' tickets will be issued at Ropley car park and will be required for travel. Visitors can also park in the parking field next to Ropley Station for a charge of £5 per car.

7 In Portsmouth...

The stars of Robot Wars, leave the safety of the TV studio to enter the Extreme Arena at The Mountbatten Centre between 12 midday and 2pm on Sunday.

Featuring all your favourite robotic stars new and old, plus lots of amazing new features exclusive to Extreme Robots. This is your chance to see not only your favourite robots, old and new, fighting live in the flesh, but also a strong line up of special robot guests to add to the exciting content of the show.

As an audience member not only do you get to watch the show, but you can have a battle of your very own on their fleet of have a go robots - the Battle Ratz.

Hear the crash and smash of 100kg robots battling it out live! Who will rise and who will fall?

8 In Lymington...

Set within the popular Georgian market town of Lymington, you will find the oldest open air sea water baths in the UK.

Dating back to 1833 the baths have historically gained national interest for their health giving waters and natural mud minerals and are the oldest open air sea water baths in the UK.

And with a fully staffed 110m sea water pool with 200 metres of inflatable obstacle courses. stand up paddle boards, aqua jousting and a children’s splash pool – there is plenty to do for everyone.

9 In Southampton...

The Fight For Lives charity football match, supporting Prostate Cancer UK, takes place on Saturday at St Mary's Stadium between2 and 6pm.

Guests include boxer, Ryan Garner, professional boxing coach, Wayne Batten and former UFC champion, Tom Kong Watson. Children spectators are free and adults just a charity donation at the gate.

10 In Otterbourne...

Join Hensting Alpacas on an Alpaca walking tour, and feel the elation that walking outdoors can instill in your heart and soul.

Alpaca walking is a great weekend activity the whole family can enjoy – exercise never felt so effortless as when you are leading a beautiful alpaca through the verdant countryside of Hampshire as you get up close to these beautiful animals.

Hear them hum to each other, feel how soft their fleece is and look into their big brown eyes!

It also serves a purpose as they get them used to people and being handled on the halters, which in turn trains them for the shows they are entered in. The money collected helps towards the cost of feeding them.

To find out more, visit: www.alpacas-hampshire.co.uk.