Local Area 

Marwell Wildlife:

 We are situated the perfect distance from Marwell Zoological Park (Marwell Wildlife), it's just a 12 minute walk through the bridleways or a 5 minute drive by car away. The park itself boasts many endangered species and does great work in international breeding programs and conservation. To book, go visit their website  www.marwell.org.uk

Historic Winchester

Winchester is a city in the county of Hampshire, on the edge of England's South Downs National Park. It’s known for medieval Winchester Cathedral, with its 17th-century Morley Library, the Winchester Bible and a Norman crypt. Nearby are the ruins of Wolvesey Castle and the Winchester City Mill, a working 18th-century corn mill. The Great Hall of Winchester Castle houses the medieval round table linked to King Arthur. It also has many more listed buildings, pubs and historic riverside walks to enjoy and is definitely an important place to visit due to it's ancient history dating back to the time of the vikings.

We are just a short 16 minute journey away by car and we have good public transport links for those on foot. Visit the Hampshire Cultural Trust Website for more details on things to do in Winchester.

Southampton

Southampton is a port city on England’s south coast. It’s home to the SeaCity Museum, with an interactive model of the Titanic, which departed from Southampton in 1912. Nearby, Southampton City Art Gallery specialises in modern British art. Solent Sky Museum features vintage aircraft like the iconic Spitfire. Tudor House & Garden displays artifacts covering over 800 years of history, including a penny-farthing bike. Southampton has many seasonal attractions such as the Annual boat show, German Christmas market and the Summer in the city. We are just a short 20 minute car journey away and we have good public transport links for those on foot. Visit the Hampshire Cultural Trust Website for more details of things to do in Southampton.

Pubs:

The Ship Inn, Owslebury: 

Restoration era building and old pub boasting a fabulous beer garden the Ship Inn has something for everyone. Enjoy the open log fire, a game of darts, the tall tales of the village cricket team and other local gossip in the Old Bar.

Chef Philip Brown writes the menu and with over 15 years experience it is delectable!

On foot, Go out of our gate and up the footpath between the fields, head straight following the footpath signs and it will bring you out in Owslebury. The walk takes approximately 40 minutes through stunning scenery.

The Fishers Pond Pub, Fisher's Pond:

With its name taken from the pond which it sits on, the Fisher's Pond provides a tranquil location. Originally planned as part of a garden city, the area was declared a green belt in 1937 and further development ceased. Formerly a tea room called Fisher's Cafe, the building later became Fisher's Pond Waterside Pub and Dining Room.

On foot, Go out of our gate and up the footpath between the fields, take a right along the bridleway and then another right. Head down to the road and turn left walking along it to the corner where the pub is situated. The walk takes approximately 20 minutes through bridleways and then the lane.

The Fox and Hounds, Fair Oak:

A traditional ‘pub grub’ pub with a conservatory area and hearty homecooked menu. Enjoy a good selection of real ales, wine and spirits along with a roaring fire in winter and large garden area in summer.

10 minutes by car, follow signs towards Fair Oak.

Walking:

There are many walks around the local area, at the site you can walk straight onto the bridleways and footpaths without going onto a road at all. Check out maps of the local area at the ordnance survey website www.getoutside.ordnancesurvey.co.uk