The Thomas Lord
“Rural retreat for enjoying good food and stylish cabin accommodation” - AA Inspector
WEST MEON, HAMPSHIRE
Our Inspector's view
The Thomas Lord is named after the founder of Lord's Cricket Ground who is buried in the nearby churchyard. It’s a charming country pub with delightful gardens in the lovely village of West Meon. The interior has shabby-chic charm, rustic pine tables, well-worn oak parquet floors, church pews and a chesterfield sofa. The inn is popular with locals and visitors alike and serves good quality food using home-grown produce and eggs from their own hens together with local Upham ales. Five stylish wooden cabins, each with a king-size bed, an en suite bathroom, its own porch and bi-fold double doors, are very comfortable.
Facilities – at a glance
- Rooms 5
- Children welcome
- Children's portions or menu
- Maximum number of guests: f
- 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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