Things to do
Golf - Avington Park Golf Course within ½ mile of the Cottages. 9 Hole Mature Parkland Course renowned for the quality of its greens. Guest membership included during your stay, giving a discount on green fees.

Fishing - Famous Avington Trout lakes within 200 meters!

Walking- Within 3 miles of the western end of the South Downs Way. St Swithuns Way, Kings Way & Itchen Way all cross the farm. Great local walks with routes available in the cottage.

Cycling - National Cycle Network routes nearby. Bring your own bikes (bike racks at each cottage).

Fun for Children (and adults too) - Marwell Zoo & The Watercress Line - Steam engines and more! Moors Valley Country Park & Go Ape .

Avington House - our very own local Stately home! Wedding venue, film set and open to the public (summer weekends) for you to enjoy.
Places to eat:
The Plough Inn, Itchen Abbas
Nearest food and beer

The Bush Inn, Ovington
Well known Pub on the River Itchen 1 mile away

Chestnut Horse, Easton
Good restaurant pub

Indian restaurant and take away

Hotel Du Vin, Winchester
Well known and great for a treat. Book well in advance

Find out about local farmers markets and produce at

Creative Catering - How about organising ready prepared menus for a celebration at the cottage?

Taxi Service - Wessex Cars 01962 877749
Nearest Shops & amenities:
Alresford 4 miles - Tesco & Co op, butcher, baker, banks, post office, chemist, deli, boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants etc.

Winchester 5 miles - larger than Alresford, full range of shops and restaurants

Petrol station 4.5 miles Junction 9 of M3

Tesco supermarket - Junction 9 M3

Doctors surgery - Alresford

Hospital (A&E) - Winchester

Veterinary - listed in cottage

Bus route - 1 mile from cottages regular service to Alresford and Winchester

Train Station - Winchester regular 1 hour service to London

Airports - Southampton approx 30 minutes by car, Heathrow approx 1 hour 20 minutes