Overlooking the cathedral, this Grade II listed 18th-century inn mixes the elegance of days gone…
Directly opposite Winchester’s Cathedral and City Museum, this elegant Grade II listed pub was built on Saxon foundations in the 18th century. There are four guest beers in the oak-beamed bar, where you can eat sandwiches, salads and light bites. A typical meal could include cottage pie or pan-fried calves’ liver with Madeira and onion gravy. At the back of the pub you'll find a flower-filled patio.
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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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