Manor Farm, Alton, Hants GU34 3BD

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Inadown Riding School15 mins drive from Manor Farm

Inadown Riding School and livery yard has a friendly family atmosphere and caters for riders of all ages and abilities. Our children's activities during school holidays are very popular, please check out the website or call 01420-588439.

With many bridleways locally and our own fields and woods there are lots of opportunities to enjoy riding out. Our recently completed enclosed viewing gallery which overlooks the ménage offers a comfortable and warm place to relax with a cup of coffee!





Alice Holt Forest15 mins drive

Walking, bike trails and Go Ape for all ages at Alice Holt Forest

Go for a great day out in the woods! You can walk, cycle, play or have a picnic in these lovely woods. Experience life in the trees with Go Ape, or visit the café and finish your visit with a quiet stroll in one of the more remote parts of the forest.

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Fantastic sandy beach at West Wittering50 minutes away

Offering wonderful views of Chichester Harbour and the South Downs beyond, the natural and unspoilt sandy beach of West Wittering has been a favourite destination for a family day out for generations.

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Wild inland beach close by at Frensham Ponds20 mins in the car

Frensham Little Pond and Great Pond were originally created in the 13th century, to supply fish to the Bishop of Winchester and his court, whilst visiting Farnham Castle. Today the pond and surrounding area is a sanctuary for wildlife with always something new to see.





The Three Horse ShoesClosest and best - The Three Horse Shoes

The Three Horseshoes is a traditional coaching inn near Alton, in the heart of rural Hampshire. A family-run establishment, it’s a relaxed, friendly place that captures all the charm of a classic country pub – with real ales, fresh food, log fires and a secluded garden to enjoy.

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Mid Hants Railway8 minutes away

Take a ride on The Watercress Line steam train

Let the train take the strain as you sit back, relax and travel through the heart of the English countryside. Whether you are taking a trip down memory lane or creating new ones, it’s the perfect way to unwind and experience the nostalgic sights, sounds and smells of steam travel .

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Marwell Zoo40 minutes away

Explore Marwell Zoo and get closer to the wonders of the natural world. 100s of animals – including giraffes, tigers & penguins. 140 acre park, train and 3 adventure playgrounds. Daily talks and animal feeds + cafés and gifts

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Queen Elizabeth Country Park20 minutes away

From the top of Butser Hill, the highest point on the South Downs, down to the Visitor Centre with it's shop and cafe, the park makes for a great day out.

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Intech at Winchester20 minutes away

The South of England's hands-on, interactive, science and technology centre - and the largest standalone planetarium cinema in the UK! Events for adults and families. Open 7 days a week.

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Historic Winchester25 minutes away

Winchester is crammed with hidden treasures just waiting to be explored. Explore the medieval streets of Winchester and admire the history of Winchester Cathedral and Wolvesey Castle before strolling along the River Itchen to The Hospital of St Cross.

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Jane Austen's house in Chawton5 minutes away

Jane Austen's House Museum in Chawton, Hampshire is the only house where Jane lived and wrote which is open to the public as a museum.

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Chawton House and Gardens5 minutes away

Chawton House itself is over four hundred years old, and the recorded history of the land on which it stands stretches even further back. The house and gardens are open to the public until 28th October, including Sundays and bank holidays.

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Walk up the Zig Zag 5 minutes away

A walk through the glorious beech hangers and tranquil meadows that so inspired the eminent naturalist Gilbert White.

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Visit Gilbert White Museum and gardens in Selborne 5 minutes away

Come and enjoy a special day out at this fascinating and most original museum which celebrates important individuals in the exploration of the natural world, set in a village surrounded by countryside designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

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Want to do something different? Let us know.

From fishing to golf, gliding to mountain biking, let us know what you'd like to do and we'll arrange it.