Visiting farm shops are a great way to support local farmers. It’s win win because we get the chance to buy the freshest of local seasonal produce. In this post I will guide you through the best North Hampshire farm shops and what they have to offer you.
A romantic winter weekend in the New Forest had us face to face with a group of wandering ponies, finding a historical ship yard (the 18th century Buckler’s Hard) and eating spicy food by a cozy fireplace at the Hobler. That, in my book, is a bit of glorious escapism.
I was incredibly excited about Sunday lunch with my hubby at The Chesil Rectory, Winchester. The third most romantic restaurant in Britain (tick); 600 year old grade II listed Medieval house (wow – tick); Hampshire Food and drink award winner (tick).
The Mill at Gordleton is in the delightful New Forest where horses, donkeys and cattle are free to roam. Lymington is nearby and is a charming Georgian sailing town. The Mill itself is home to some happy ducks and geese. A Heron often swoops in for a breakfast of salmon, poach or perch. You are…
When life hands you something magical, you just have to stop and breath it in.
Burley is a village with a unique character, with connections to witches, smugglers and dragons (yes dragons, no it’s not a typo). The relatively modern White Buck Inn, Burley doesn’t let it’s lively and historic village down. Built at the turn of the 20th century it has a story or two of it’s own.
Our original plan was to have a bite to eat in the Four Seasons lavish Bar 1086. But then hubby came over all romantic and wanted to make a night of it. So we started with a tipple in the bar, then an indulgent evening of gastronomy in the hotels French European Seasons restaurant.
It’s my daughters birthday and I have her all to myself. I feel so lucky to be spending quality time with the woman I love most in the world. We decided to have Afternoon Tea at The Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire in their elegant and beautiful Library. Flowers and cake are a bit of a…
On a beautiful spring day my hubby and I head off to The Wellington Arms in Baughurst. We were expecting some great food as was it’s reputation, what we also discovered was a pub garden that usually only appear in your best dreams