Tylney Hall is a grand Victorian country house set in 66 acres of beautiful parkland. The hotel…
The Coach and Horses
“A cosy, welcoming and unpretentious atmosphere”
Close to the church in Rotherwick – a picturesque village that has appeared in TV’s Midsomer Murders – parts of this smart, cream-washed inn date back to the 17th century. With log fires in winter, exposed brickwork and red-and-black tiled or wooden floors, the interior is pleasingly traditional. The south-facing garden is a draw in the summer as a place for a relaxed pint of Badger Fursty Ferret or a sensibly priced meal.
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About the area
Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.
If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.
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