The Hawkley Inn
“Friendly pub with seriously good food” - AA Inspector
An inn sign saying ‘Free Hoose’ owes something to the moose head hanging above one of the fires. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, quirky decor and well-kept, local real ale; a festival takes place over June’s first weekend. If not eating, you can just enjoy your drink in the appealing outside space. Menus change daily, on offer are pub classics and vegetarian specials with an emphasis on fresh, local produce, particularly fish and game.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Coach parties accepted
- Main course from: £11
- Open all year
- Wide selection of Ales
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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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