Out & About

From beautiful countryside, historic houses, picturesque villages or attractions, there really is something for everyone. Discover some of the area’s best kept secrets and wonderful places to visit including...

So much to see...

Cultural: Jane Austen’s House, Chawton; Gilbert White’s House and The Oates Museum, Selborne; The Allen Gallery, Alton.

Museums: The Curtis Museum, Alton; Milestones, Basingstoke; Rural Life Museum, Tilford; Beaulieu Motor Museum.

Houses & Gardens: National Trust properties including Hinton Ampner, Uppark & The Vyne; Windsor Castle; RHS Garden, Wisley; Highclere Castle (TV’s Downton Abbey).

All ages: Watercress Line Steam Railway,Alton; Hollycombe Steam Collection, Liphook; Lavender Fields, Selborne; Birdworld, Farnham; Marwell Zoo near Winchester; Legoland, Windsor.

Cathedral Cities: Winchester, Guildford, Chichester and Salisbury are all within easy driving distance.

South Coast: Portsmouth, world-famous for its naval heritage and home to Henry VIII’s battleship The Mary Rose and Nelson’s flagship HMS Victory, is 40 minutes away. Beaches of the South Coast including Southsea and Hayling Island are easily accessible or for something different take a day trip to the Isle of Wight.

Lavender Fields, Selborne

and do...

Cycling: Using quiet country lanes, explore peaceful and scenic areas of East Hampshire. In Alice Holt Woodland Park hire bikes are available to ride on the forest cycle paths or Shipwright’s Way.

Walking: Guests are welcome to walk on the farm, enjoying the peace and tranquility. Several footpaths cross Stubbs Farm with one being a direct link to The Hangers Way - a long distance path from Alton to Petersfield.

Golf: There are a number of excellent golf courses in the area including pay & play options.

Birdwatching & Wildlife: Stubbs Farm is a haven for wildlife where buzzards, barn owls, roe deer, badgers and many others are often seen. Part of the farm is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Other: Go Ape, Alice Holt Forest; Spectrum Leisure Complex, Guildford; Lasham Gliding Centre - fly with an experienced instructor soaring over the beautiful countryside.

Eating: Enjoy a meal at a local country inn or restaurant. If you prefer to eat in you will find Farm Shops and Farmer’s Markets or a ten minute drive to Alton will give you a choice of takeaways and shops including Sainsbury’s & Waitrose supermarkets.

The Cottages...

THE GRANARY

3 Bedrooms – Sleeps 6

The Granary is a stunning conversion of a 17th Century listed barn with exposed beams. The very spacious accommodation has three en-suite bedrooms...

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THE COACH HOUSE

1 Bedroom – sleeps 2

The Coach House is a beautiful Victorian cottage providing a cosy retreat for two people. A perfect location for a relaxing holiday in tranquil surroundings...

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Short Breaks

We offer out of season mid-week short break holidays for 4 nights starting on a Monday (excluding Christmas, New Year & Easter.) Mid-week short breaks can be booked in advance except for October and February half-term holidays.