THE PIG in the Wall
“Elegant dining close to the port” - AA Inspector
Set within the medieval city walls, this boutique hotel and bar is a five-minute walk walk from the Town Quay Marina and ferry port. Beautifully restored with high quality bedrooms, the style here is shabby-chic. The deli-style restaurant serves snacks and larger plates including confit duck with roasted celeriac salad and spinach and ricotta ravioli with oyster mushrooms and truffle oil. Leave room for the seasonal crumble.
- 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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