Things to See & Do
On a day trip or staying with us for a few nights? There are some great things to see and do in Winchester and beyond.
Walks & Cycle Routes Nearby
There are an array of walks close to our country pub. Farley Mount Country Park is around 3 miles away. The Park is ideal for walking, and cycling, with fine views over central Hampshire, particularly from the interesting monument at Beacon Hill.
Crab Wood is accessible straight from the pub - exit the pub by turning left out of the car park entrance, turn right down Dean Lane and you will find a woodland path that takes you up into Crab Wood.
Stockbridge Down isn't too far away (6 miles) and has a wonderful wildlife & history walk.
Heading back into Winchester, St Catherine's Hill provides stunning views of Winchester once you make it up the 220ft climb.
The Clarendon Way is a 24 mile route running from Salisbury to Winchester rich in Roman, medieval & royal history.
South Downs National Park
South Downs Discovery offers high quality, self-guided walking holidays along the South Downs Way, as well as a daily baggage transfer service for walkers, cyclists and riders. Their website is also a very useful source of information when planning your visit to the South Downs National Park.
Bombay Sapphire Distillery
Bombay Sapphire invites you to uncover the secrets of its world-famous gin. Behind the doors of the historic distillery, Laverstoke Mill in rural Hampshire, you can unveil the care, skill and artistry behind every drop of Bombay Sapphire.
Fifteen centuries of English history lie behind the massive Cathedral you see today. It stands at the heart of historic Winchester, once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, on the site of an early Christian church. It’s been a place of worship ever since.
Winchester Castle, Great Hall & Round Table
Come and see the iconic Round Table of Arthurian legend that has dominated Winchester’s ancient Great Hall for centuries. This is one of the finest surviving examples of a 13th century aisled hall and is an enhancement of the original Winchester Castle built by William the Conqueror. Discover the history and uncover the battles, secrets and trials for terrorism and treason held here.