The Jolly Drover
“A friendly welcome awaits, enjoy the well-stocked bar and comfy rooms” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Situated on the West Sussex–Hampshire border, this traditional inn prides itself on local ales, good home-cooked food and a warm welcome. It is popular with both business and leisure guests due to its close proximity to Petersfield and transport links. The bedrooms are situated in traditional outbuildings and have been appointed in a comfortable, modern style with all expected guest amenities. Free WiFi is available. A large beer garden to the rear of the inn is the perfect place to enjoy a summer's day, and ample parking is provided.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 6
- Family bedrooms: 1
- Bedrooms ground: 6
- Children welcome
- Free TV
- Open parking
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Dinner Served
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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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