The White Lion
“Pub classics in the Meon Valley” - AA Inspector
Located within the South Downs National Park, The White Lion is a traditional 17th century country pub with good links to the M27 and M3. This atmospheric village pub still retains its open fires and wood burning stoves, and offers bags of character. Popular local real ales from nearby Bowman Brewery in Wallops Wood are matched by locally sourced food including Hampshire ham, egg and chips, and homemade chicken Kiev.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Main course from: £1
- 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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