Autumn leaves

Our monthly roundup of what’s on in the area Sir Harold Hillier GardensAmpfield, Romsey (approx 20 miles from Wallops Wood)Art in the GardenDates: 11 May to 13 October 2019 Pumpkin Carving30 & 31 October 2019 Weald & Downland Living MuseumNr Chichester (approx 23 miles from Wallops Wood)Autumn & Countryside Show3 & 4 October 2019 Halloween…

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Peppa Pig World

September sees many families arriving with toddlers and young pre-school children, meaning they can stay here avoiding the full on months of July and August. It’s a quieter time of year with often beautiful sunny days and golden evenings, a time for country walks with the dog and picking blackberries from the hedgerows! We are…

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Emsworth Harbour

We’re fortunate to be located close to the south coast and the Solent, with the sea less than 20 miles away from Wallops Wood. This opens up a whole array of seaside activities for the family to enjoy from a day out on the beach to more serious seaside activities such as sailing or windsurfing.…

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Meerkat at Marwell Zoo

Based in Hampshire, between Southampton and Winchester, Marwell Zoo is an 140 acre park with the zoo, adventure playground and plenty of activities for children to do and learn about the animals. It’s just a short 25 minute drive away from Wallops Wood making it the perfect family day out.  There are hundreds of animals…

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On a holiday we all aim to relax, enjoy our freedom from work or home responsibilities and also look to enhance our life experiences with something different. Creating memories with fun times and unusual or different experiences, goes a long way towards achieving a balanced life. We are very lucky to be surrounded by fantastic…

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Last week we hosted two pop-up events in Silver Birch Cottage – our Summer Feasts were a huge success with everyone who attended. All these photo were taken by Anna Wierzbinska, a fantastic lady with a huge sense of humour and zest for life who talks all things food on her instagram post. We are…

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Moonroast Coffee

In our final blog on local suppliers taking part in our pop-up food event taking place today and tomorrow, we want to introduce you to Moonroast Coffee. Moonroast Coffee is a family business established in 2014 by the Bradshaw family. The Bradshaws have specialised in the coffee and tea trades for four generations and more…

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Summer ceps form New Forest Mushrooms

Another of Hampshire’s amazing local producers who is a key supplier to our pop-up Hampshire summer feast, taking place this week is New Forest Mushrooms. New Forest Mushrooms supply locally foraged and cultivated mushrooms, some of which include the ever popular cepes/porcini, morels, chanterelle/girolle and local truffles. Richard of New Forest Mushrooms, is one of…

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South Downs Water

The South Downs National Park is a beautiful part of southern England covering a 1,627 sq kms area from Hampshire to East Sussex. The Downs are mostly chalk, making it a perfect environment for producing naturally filtered water that is high in calcium and low in sodium. South Downs Water comes from an Artesian Well…

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International Chef Deborah Durrant has published her menu for the two pop-ups we have organised for next week right here at Wallops Wood Cottages! And what a fabulous menu it is! We have 5 tickets left so why not book it HERE – try something completely new and different – you will not be disappointed!…

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