Discover Historic Portsmouth

Portsmouth Harbour

Portsmouth is steeped in history, its main historical importance being the harbour. Portsmouth harbour has been the home of Britain’s Navy since the Medieval times. The narrow entrance and the forts surrounding it meant it was virtually impregnable to attack from the sea. Not only is Portsmouth home to the Royal Navy, but also offers…

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What’s On in September

Hedgehunter garden view across our meadow and the surrounding countryside on a sunny summer morning with BBQ in the garden, shrubs growing in the flower beds. Hedgehunter is an accessible and dog friendly self catering holiday cottage in Hampshire

We might be heading towards the end of summer but there’s still plenty to entertain you throughout September.  As always, please check the appropriate website before setting out to check times and any advance booking that may be required.  Outdoor Theatre: Pride and Prejudice at Chawton HouseTake a step back in time as we meet…

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Cycling in Hampshire

There are many cycle routes around Hampshire

Hampshire is a fantastic place to tour by bicycle with its beautiful countryside, coast, rich history and historic towns and cities. There’s plenty to explore and no shortage of cycling routes to try. We get a lot of cyclists staying at Wallops Wood and have built a lockable cycle store so our guests have peace…

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A History of Droxford

The timeless beauty of the Meon Valley

Wallops Wood is located in Hampshire’s beautiful Meon Valley and is a stone’s throw from the village of Droxford. Some of our guests pop into Droxford, mainly to take a wander along the riverbank or have a meal at the Bakers Arms. But there’s a lot more to Droxford than the pub! It has an…

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How We’re Helping Wildlife at Wallops Wood

View of cottages from the meadow

There’s been a huge amount of publicity about the little things we can all do to help wildlife in our gardens and the wider area around us. Some of this has included things such as ‘No Mow May’ promoted by Plantlife as well as planting more pollinator friendly plants in our gardens.  Our local councils…

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