The Old Vine
“An enviable location, a fine inn with quality and style at the heart” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Overlooking the cathedral, this Grade II listed 18th-century inn mixes the elegance of days gone by with chic, modern comfort. The beautifully appointed bedrooms are named after designers and blend antique with contemporary; the attractive dining room serves quality fare using local produce. Permit parking is available.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 6
- Family bedrooms: 2
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Free TV
- Steps for wheelchair: 2
- 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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