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Accessibility for everyone at Wallops Wood South Downs National Park

Accessible Walks in the Beautiful Hampshire Countryside

We welcome many guests to Wallops Wood who enjoy staying in our accessible accommodation. One of the things our guests appreciate the most is the beautiful countryside that surrounds us and being able to get outside to enjoy the amazing nature we have on our doorstep. Being in the heart of the South Downs National…

EV Car charging point

Free Electric Vehicle Charging for Guests at Wallops Wood in 2021

We’re very proud of our green credentials at Wallops Wood. In 2020 we won a Green Tourism Gold Award, and also installed an electric car charger! According to an article on Autocar, sales of electric cars are on the up, despite overall car sales down, affected by COVID-19. Electric cars now account for over 10%…

Early Mist & Sundew Gardens from the air

Wallops Wood Cottages Wins Twice in Prestigious 2020-2021 Travel Awards

Currently closed due to COVID-19, we are excited to be kickstarting 2021 with another TWO awards! At the virtual awards ceremony for Beautiful South Tourism Awards for Excellence 2020-2021 (held Thursday 04 March 2021), we won Silver for the Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award and Peter Foster, Estate Maintenance Manager was one of the…

Teal Cottage

Our Self-Catering Accommodation is Inclusive for All

When Wallops Wood Cottages were originally designed, we ensured that they would be inclusive for all regardless of age or ability. As a result almost all of our cottages are suitable for our accessible guests with their families. Many of our accessible guests also have dogs, and since our cottages are all dog friendly, they…

Garden at Glenside Cottage taken by one of our guests (Laura B) in September 2020.

Enjoying the Simple Things in Life

For many of us, a holiday can often be the only time we get to really switch off from the busyness of our daily lives, whether it be a busy family life or work life. We are advocates of a slower, simpler life and encourage our guests to do the same; take the time to…

Dark Skies at Wallops Wood

Starry Starry Nights at Wallops Wood

Wallops Wood is located in the heart of the South Downs which is also a designated International Dark Sky Reserve. This means we’re incredibly fortunate to have little light pollution and skies dark enough for some amazing stargazing 🌟 🛸 The South Downs Dark Skies Festival is held annually to celebrate these dark skies, and…

Old Winchester Hill

The Amazing Countryside that Surrounds Us

We’re surrounded by amazing countryside at Wallops Wood. Not only is it helping us get through these difficult times, but the guests who stayed between lockdowns have also commented on how beautiful the area is and how much they’ve enjoyed being here. In many cases, being away from the stress we’re all facing in our…

Wallops Wood Cottages Aerial View

How We Are Helping the Environment & Our Wildlife

We are fortunate to be surrounded by amazing countryside and wildlife at Wallops Wood. Being situated in a National Park it’s important to us to ensure we operate our business in a sustainable way and protect our local environment. From the day we began building the cottages, we’ve implemented a number of green practices to…

Dogs by the wood burner at wallops wood cottages

January is Walk Your Dog Month

January is Walk Your Dog Month and we think it makes a great start to the year. It can be difficult to motivate yourself to get out at this time of year, particularly when it’s cold and damp; but when you have a 4-legged pooch, you have no option – they need their walkies every…