From seasonal jam making to using essential oils for natural perfume, our experiences are all offered by Hampshire people, who have perfected their craft over the years and who all live in our rural community.
We will add more experiences over time to this page, so keep checking back with us! From country pursuits to crafts, to food and wine tasting and making, farm tours to midnight picnics and star gazing to bushcrafting for families and children's activities, we will ensure that there is something for everyone right here at Wallops Wood to delight, entice and amuse whilst you stay with us.
Natural Perfume Making - create your own scent!
Whilst staying with us at Wallops Wood Cottages, why not enjoy a natural perfume making workshop with Debbie, an award winning perfumier!
Minimum 4 people, maximum 12 people
Spa Treatments at Wallops Wood
We have the hot tubs, we have the indoor heated pool and now we have beauty treatments! Coming to you in the comfort of your own cottage, Wallops Wood can offer you a whole array of amazing spa treatments. From facials to massage, manicures to pedicures, pregnancy massage is also available, you can indulge in some out of this world pampering and go back to work feeling refreshed, polished and ready to face the world!
Get your Jam on - jam and chutney Making!
Come together with friends or family to enjoy a jam and chutney making workshop with Sue, an award winning jam maker! Sue uses locally grown seasonal produce to excite your taste buds !
Minimum 4 people, maximum 10 people
Jewellery Workshop - make your own silver bangles, rings and more!
Spend an amazing morning or afternoon making some gorgeous silver jewellery with Fiona. A silversmith with 20 years experience. You can choose to make rings, bangles, earrings, necklaces and charms! Or a mix of any of them!
Minimum 6 people, maximum 12 people
Glass Fusing Workshop - a family activity for up 12 people!
Come and make a glass picture for you to keep – or why not combine your efforts into one big picture or installation! The perfect place to have a family activity, a hen party or even friends just getting together. This suits a group of guests with a maximum of 12 people lasting 1 1/4 hour.
Maximum 12 people. Perfect for a group or family booking
Glass Fusing Workshop - a whole day activity!
Create your own art work in glass
Enjoy a whole day of glass fusing with a few friends and make a glass installation or art work to embellish your home or give as a gift to someone special. This workshop is perfect for a minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 8 people.
You can make a garden ornament to capture the light and colour a darker spot of the garden or why not make your own art work to hang in your home? The possibilities are endless and you do not need to have any experience at all!
Minimum 4 people
Hambledon Sparkling Wine Tasting
England's oldest commercial vineyard comes to Wallops Wood!
Learn about this award winning vineyard from the comfort of your Wallops Wood Cottage. Taste all three of Hambledon Vineyard's sparkling wines and learn how the wine is produced from grape to glass.
Minimum 8 people
Hambledon Sparkling Wine Tasting with local Cheese Pairing
Food and wine, what goes with what in your own cottage at Wallops Wood!
Taste all three Hambledon Vineyard's sparkling wines and learn how the wine is produced just over the hill from Wallops Wood. From grape to glass, the art of sparkling wine making will become clearer and you will find out how to maximise what is in your glass with three local cheeses, crackers and chutney to match your fizz.
Minimum 8 people
What's behind the bubbles?
Ever wanted to learn the difference between all the sparkling wines?
A fantastic experience led by Katrina Smith DipWSET, Hambledon's Tour and Education manager in the comfort of your own Wallops Wood Cottage.
Behind the bubbles takes you on a tour of appreciating the differences between Cava, Prosecco, Champagne and our very own English sparkling wine. You will learn about the regions where these wines come from and the grape varieties that make up these distinct sparkling wines as well as the production and maturation process. It goes without saying that there will be wine tasting!
Minimum 8 people
Hambledon Vineyard and winery tour
A fantastic walk around this beautiful vineyard & its gravity-fed winery.
Led by Katrina Smith DipWSET, Hambledon's Tour and Education Manager, walk the vineyard that is nestled on the edge of the South Downs, just over the hill from Wallops Wood. A beautiful vineyard with stunning views over the valleys and hills, Katrina will show you around their gravity-fed state of the art winery. There will be tasting involved!
No minimum number of people required
Hambledon Classic Cuvee Rose with afternoon tea
A charming day out in the Meon Valley amidst the vines.
A beautiful day to enjoy with a friend or several which will include a full vineyard tour led by Katrina Smith DipWSET, Hambledon's Tour and Education Manager, a tasting of the Classic Cuvee followed by a delectable afternoon tea (including fresh fruit scones, cream, cupcakes and mixed dainty sandwiches! Served of course, with a glass of Classic Cuvee Rose.
Minimum 2 people
Hambledon Classic Cuvee with Lunch!
A full tour of the vineyard and winery and an amazing lunch comparing the different fizzes!
This super experience for a minimum of 2 people to enjoy a full tour of the winery and vineyard expertly led by Katrina Smith DipWSET, Hambledon's Tour and Education Manager, will leave you dumbfounded at the work that goes into growing and producing these award winning sparkling wines.
After your walk around the 1000s of vines with stunning views across the South Downs, walk back to the tasting room for a superb lunch of cheese and charcuterie with chutneys and fresh breads and Katrina will guide you through a comparative tasting of Hambledon't full range of wines!
Minimum 2 people