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…

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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…

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Riding Schools near Wallops Wood

Horse riding lesson

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…

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What’s On in June

View of cottages from the meadow

Along with the lovely weather there’s plenty going on this month, particularly with the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. There’s always something for everyone though so read on for a pick of what’s on over the next few weeks. Some events require pre-booked tickets so please check the relevant website below before setting out.  Jubilee Celebrations at…

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Beautiful Gardens to Visit in Hampshire

Butterfly on lavender at Mottisfont

If you’re someone who enjoys wandering around a beautiful garden or is always on the look out for some inspiration for your own garden, then there are several gardens well worth visiting in the area.  Within a 30-45 minute drive from Wallops Wood are some amazing gardens to visit, with an array of different plants…

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What’s On in May

Warmer weather is now upon us and with it some new events and things to do in the area. There’s plenty to choose from whether you enjoy the great outdoors, crafts, food or something for the whole family.   Below is a pick of what’s on whether you’re coming for a mid-week break or for a…

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Local Attractions for Animal Lovers


If you’re an animal lover and enjoy visiting attractions where you can see all sorts of animals, there’s plenty to choose from locally. Many of the attractions mean you can get close to the animals and even hands on, which is a fantastic experience for the younger family members.  From walking with Alpacas to farms,…

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What’s On in April

Easter Eggs Photo by Boba Jaglicic on Unsplash

There’s plenty going on locally in April, particularly with Easter almost upon us and hopefully some lovely spring weather to go with it!  The list below will give you lots of ideas for days out with the family, but please check if advance booking is required.  BRICKOSAURS! Evolution, Marwell ZooA world-first collection of 55 prehistoric…

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Accessible Pubs Near Wallops Wood

Bat & Ball pub Hambledon - Copyright: Fuller’s Brewery

Many of our guests enjoy a meal or two out while staying at Wallops Wood and we’re very lucky to have a good choice of pubs and restaurants in the area. However, for our accessible guests, finding a pub with accessible facilities isn’t always that easy. Those who use wheelchairs can find themselves even more…

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Dog Friendly Cafes & Restaurants

dog looking forward to lunch

Bringing your dog on holiday is a popular choice at Wallops Wood. All of our cottages are dog friendly and guests love spending time with their pooch! The dogs that come here have a great time and enjoy being out and about with their family. We’re often asked if there are any dog friendly cafes,…

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