For a special treat we can put you in contact with local caterers who offer afternoon tea with locally sourced food. Just ask emma@wallopswoodcottages for details and we can send you contact details and menu samples.
If you are bringing children, but would like to take advantage of the many options for an evening out in the area, we'd be delighted to let you know of babysitting services nearby. Do ask and we will endeavour to meet your personal requirements!
If you would like to make the most of the local cycling opportunities but do not want to bring your own bikes we can point you to local hire companies in Winchester and Portsmouth.
Hiring a Bike to enjoy the Meon Valley - Bespoke Bike Hub
Being in the South Downs National Park means that we are blessed with beautiful cycling routes that everyone can enjoy. The Bespoke Bike Hub is the place to hire bikes for your holiday at Wallops Wood Cottages.
They have mountain bikes and hybrids for £25 per day. There is a discount of 3 or more bikes / days with a 10% discount. For 3 or more bikes there is a 20% discount. Large groups can also book these, a perfect way to enjoy each other's company whilst breathing in some fresh air and admire the views!
You can pick up your bikes from the Bespoke Spoke Bike Hub in Winchester direct;y (although they ahve a delivery service, see below) at 4a Middle Brook Street, Winchester SO23 8A (near Sainsburys and Poundland)
Opening Hours: 7 days a week
9am - 5pm Monday - Saturday
10am - 4pm - Sunday
Winchester Bike Hub can deliver your bikes straight to your doorstep, there is a delivery and pickup charge for the bikes.
Weekend Drop off £50
Weekend Pickup £50
Mid week drop off £80
Mid week pick up £80
They have around 16 bikes of varying sizes to hire and they have access to more mountain bikes for large groups. All bikes need to be booked ahead of your holidays, so please call them directly!
There is a 10% deposit paid by online invoice to confirm the booking. You will also need a photo ID and proof of address as security.
All bikes are supplied with pump, lock, puncture repair kit and spare inner tube.
Just call them directly on 01962-441962 or email them email@example.com with the number of riders, their heights, who to email the invoice to along with the person’s postal address and they will get everything ready for you!
Bespoke Biking also offers guided cycle tours of Winchester - you can enjoy an amazing 90 minute ride through this beautiful historic city. Visit the Cathedral, Winchester College and the fabulous Water Meadows and so much more. The guided tour is a safe, mostly traffic-free experience that the whole family can enjoy. Just call them directly to book your tour.
Breakfast delivered to your door:
Simple: Cereals, bread, butter, milk, tea, coffee, fruit and fruit juice
Continental: Croissants, Brioche and Pain au Chocolat
Full English: Bacon, sausages, mushrooms and eggs for you to cook
Total luxury: Book a personal chef, and caterers' details of various local chefs and sample menus can be emailed to you
Do ask and we will endeavour to meet your personal requirements!
If you have a special celebration during your stay and would like us to arrange cake, champagne, flowers or chocolates, do let us know your requirements and we will do our best to make your celebration as special and stress-free as possible. The hills of Hampshire are now home to some award winning English Sparkling Wines and we would be happy to source some for you.
We know how important it is to cater to our younger guests and are delighted to provide a complimentary package for young children and babies.
A selection of books, DVDs and games are found in all cottages.
Pre-select children's equipment from the list of available items to reduce the amount you need to bring with you and we'll provide age appropriate toys if you let us know the number and ages of the children in your party.
A decorated tree and crackers will welcome all those staying during the Christmas period and we can help source those little extras to make your festive break run smoothly. In addition to the Celebration package we can order a turkey or ham for you - just let us know what would make your Christmas break special. Email emma@wallopswoodcottages to ask for our Christmas produce list for you order.
Our housekeeping has won awards for their cleaning. We can give your cottage a linen change if you stay longer than a week, along with a light clean. A full clean is available at extra charge . Just ask Emma@wallopswoodcottages.co.uk for charges
If you are checking in late, and don't fancy cooking on the first night, or indeed at any time during your stay, we can offer a selection of delicious home-cooked meals for the fridge ready for you to heat up.
We have lasagna, pies, salads, and much more cooked by the owners on site using locally produced food. Just ask for Emma to send you a list! We also have some rather amazing desserts like chocolate roulades and trifles too!
We also offer gluten free options with some of the meals, we just need to know ahead, so speak with Emma and order your meals ahead of your arrival.
We also recently started offering vegan plant based meals at Wallops Wood. These meals are prepared by a vegan chef who is based on the Wallops Wood Estate called Mitch's Kitchen!
Download his meals information HERE.
You can contact Mitch directly and order your plant based meals and they will be ready and waiting for your when you arrive! Local food, naturally grown veg, made on site at Wallops Wood!
Please do email us for prices and menu Emma@wallopswoodcottages.co.uk
If you would like a paper of your choice delivered daily during your stay do let us know and we will arrange this. We get our newspapers form our local store in Meonstoke Village.
There are excellent local chefs that can be booked to prepare and serve a meal in the comfort of your own cottage.
Whether you want a breakfast with eggs Benedict, a light lunch or a gourmet dinner, we can put you in touch with them. We have sourced excellent providers of locally made food, who can cater for all dietary requirements including vegetarians and vegans.
Please do just call firstname.lastname@example.org with any information you may need. We can send you sample menus for a variety of caterers.
Up to two pets are welcome in each cottage for a supplementary charge of £25 per animal to cover additional cleaning.
A complimentary 'dog basket' is provided including: holiday tag; treats; poop scoop and bags; blankets and throws; towel; toy to keep; bowls and dog walk suggestions. We ask that worming and flea control programmes are up to date for the benefit of your pets and as a courtesy to subsequent guests in your cottage.
Please do not allow pets in the bedrooms and use the blankets and throws to cover the sitting room furniture.
We have a thermostatically controlled dog shower near the car park for your use, a nice touch when you come back from a muddy walk don't you think?
Dogs must not be left unattended in the cottages unless crated, please request one of the right size crate if you need to borrow one. Please do book a dog walker if you are going somewhere dogs are not permitted or if you need a break - we have a fantastic dog walker called Hannah Carpenter, she loves taking dogs for local walks as well as the beach!
Call her directly on Mobile: + 44 (0) 7414 121 201.
See the dog page for full details on all dog related things!.
Enjoy luxury spa treatments without having to leave the comfort of the cottages. A private therapist can be booked to provide packages tailored for any party size, from full body massage to facials, and treats for the feet and hands. Please contact Glow Pamper directly and they will look after all your needs. Contact them via email email@example.com or have a look at their website with all the wonderful treatments they offer HERE .