The Hinton Arms
“Great food and colourful floral displays” - AA Inspector
Weary walkers, cyclists, well-behaved children and dogs are all very welcome at this privately owned bar and restaurant. So too are those interested in the English Civil War keen to follow the trail to the nearby site of the Battle of Cheriton, fought in 1644. Food is a high point, especially the game and fresh fish; portions are reputedly generous. Seasonal menus cover all bases, with dishes such as Malaysian chicken korma; Atlantic wholetail scampi; gammon steak and eggs; and sausages and mash. Their real ale policy favours those brewed in Hampshire.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Open all year
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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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