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Comfortable Accommodation in the Test Valley

We have 3 double rooms and 2 can be twins in the original Inn and new for 2019 we have added 4 further bedrooms, including a stunning family room. The new rooms are nestled in the gardens with easy access to the Inn, carefully designed to complement the beautiful surroundings while bringing a new fresh design.

All rooms are en-suite and named after characters in the Watership Down novel.  

To simply check our availability online or book - click here. If you are interested to see the story of the new bedroom development over the last year click here .



All prices stated include breakfast


Inn Rooms - Single – £90 Double – £110 Twin – £120
Garden Rooms - Single – £110 Double – £130 Twin – £140
Family Room - 3 person £150/4 person £180

Check in:

Monday to Thursday 2.00pm to 3.00pm and 6.00pm to 10.00pm (we are closed between 3pm and 6pm)

Friday/Saturday/Sunday 2.00pm to 1o.00pm

Check out: 10.00am



Things to do locally

There are loads of things to do and see in Hampshire and we are ideally situated to access many of the great areas. We have listed a few things to consider below.

Local Attractions

Bombay Sapphire Gin Distillery and Visitor Centre

Just a short stroll (approx half a mile) Bombay Sapphire have transformed a 300 year old paper Mill with over 1000 years of history into their global distillery. Why not combine your stay with a tour or experience, sample the delights Bombay Sapphire offers and then stroll to your accommodation. Click on the link above to view the experiences available.

Hardys Cottage Garden Plants

An independent plant Nursery specialising in herbaceous perennials. Now recognised as one of the UKs leading plantsmens nurseries, stocking over 1,200 plant varieties, including many rare and exciting species - winners of over 20 RHS Chelsea Gold Medals.  They hold lots of talks and seminars during the summer time and are only located approximately 400 meters from our front door. Click on the link above to see more

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Only 2.3 miles away you will find the oldest silk mill in the UK still in its original building. A gem of industrial heritage in beautiful, rural Hampshire, Whitchurch Silk Mill is a Georgian water mill that weaves silk using 19th century machinery.

Highclere Castle

7 miles by car and you will find Highclere Castle, or some might know this as Downton Abbey. Designed by Sir Charles B architect of the Houses of Parliament this castle is steeped in history. There are tours and special events - some linked to the filming of Downton Abbey. Click the link above to find out more.

City of Winchester

There is a lot to do and see in Winchester from the Cathedral, one of the largest in Europe, through to the Castle and Greta Hall contain King Arthur’s Round Table. If it is just shopping you want then a wide range of small boutique shops can also be found. Click the link above and see all the delights in and around the City.

Local Walks

The Watership is in the heart of the Test Valley.  The Mill Trail is an attractive circular walk through the Test Valley Water Meadows. Download the mill trail map here

North Wessex Downs  AONB – Watership Down and Ladle Hill over attractive rolling countryside. Download a map here.


The area offers a wealth of country lanes and tracks offering a variety of routes from the flat river valleys to the rolling down land.  We can provide local maps.

North Hants Bikes , telephone 01256 893501 can offer  bike hire and local information.


Vale Farm Fishery, Whitchurch 0 3 course fishing lakes.
Chalk Stream Fishing – Fishing breaks Tel. 01264 781988, email


Test Valley Golf Club   - 5 miles

Dummer Golf Club  -  8 miles


Newbury Racecourse – 11 miles

the story…..