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View of cottages from the meadow

How We’re Helping Wildlife at Wallops Wood

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…

Herd of deer at Sky Park Farm

What’s On in August

There’s plenty to keep the whole family entertained throughout August and the summer holidays. A pick of what’s on is below, but do check if tickets need to be pre-booked before setting out. Winchester Science CentreChildren’s science shows until 11 September, include: Sparks: 20 minutes, included with admission ticket Astronaut: 23 minutes, £4.00 + admission…

Ornate ceiling at Winchester Cathedral

Discover Historic Winchester

The beautiful cathedral city of Winchester, which is just a 20 minute drive from Wallops Wood, has a huge amount on offer to visitors and makes for a terrific family day out with something for everyone from history to science, theatre to nature. Winchester CathedralIf you’re going to visit Winchester then you can’t miss popping…

Our infrared sauna

Our Sauna Has Re-Opened

The sauna, which you’ll find in our swimming pool complex has finally re-opened 😃 Having had to close it due to Covid, it’s great that guests can now use it again.  The sauna, which is infrared, can be enjoyed as part of your daily swim session which is booked in advance. Please use the boards at the…

Hambledon Fizz and Strawberries

Foodie Attractions in Hampshire

Hampshire is a wonderful place to visit for artisan food producers, and if you’re always thinking about what to cook for your next meal, you’re in for a treat 😋 We’ve everything from farm shops to farmers markets, growers, ethically produced meat and delicious pub food.  Hampshire Farmers Markets hold food markets across the county, all…

Take a walk in to the countryside directly from your cottage

What’s On in July

With the school holidays and summer upon us, there’s lots going on over the next month and plenty to entertain the whole family.  Winchester Hat Fair is a performing arts festival across the streets and venues of Winchester. The city centre will be divided up into festival zones, all just a short walk from one…

View of cottages from the meadow

Our Holiday Cottage Business

Wallops Wood Cottages is a family-run business based in the Meon Valley in the beautiful Hampshire South Downs. The site is on a family farm managed by Katherine and Andrew Graham whose family started farming here in 1938. In the late 1990s they diversified the farm and started converting the farm buildings into light business…

A day at the beach

A Day at the Beach

A day at the beach is something we all look forward to when going on holiday. Relaxing in the sun while the children build sandcastles, paddle in the sea or explore rock pools is the epitome of a British holiday! There are some lovely beaches all within a short distance from Wallops Wood, all well…

Horse riding lesson

Riding Schools near Wallops Wood

Many of our guests enjoy spending time outdoors and being right in the middle of the beautiful South Downs countryside means there are a lot of opportunities to get out for walks, cycling, running and horse riding.  There are several stables within a short distance of Wallops Wood so there’s a good choice of venues…