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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in Hampshire

Hampshire is a county that balances history, nature, modern tourist areas, and numerous market towns. Places to Visit in Hampshire Kings Head and Winchester Cathedral are listed below.
60 Results In Or Near Hampshire
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The King's Head is a traditional Four Star Georgian coaching inn located in the historic village of Hursley just moments from Winchester. The 8 contemporary en-suite bedrooms have just been refurbished and have been designed with your comfort in mind and feature flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi internet access, Egyptian cotton bedding, Bramley toiletries and tea and coffee making facilities. The Head Chef Jenny uses the best seasonal and local produce so you can expect that every plate on the K...
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Winchester Cathedral offers a wealth of beauty, from its outstanding architecture to the deep emotions stirred by its choral music – a wonderful heritage that belongs to us all. For over a thousand years, people have come to seek inspiration in this magnificent Cathedral. Today, the Cathedral welcomes 300,000 visitors a year to share in worship, explore its heritage and attend the many events. From a small Saxon church to a great Cathedral, the long history of this sacred place stretches b...
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This handsome 18th century building used to be a pub. Exposed beams and brickwork and chunky wooden tables still give the place a homely feel, but the focus now is firmly on food and wine. There's a cosy first floor bar for those all important pre-dinner drinks, then its straight down to the main dining area (or on a sunny day, one of the al fresco huts in the garden) to sample ex-Chez Bruce chef Chris Bailey's modern British menu. While the produce might be local, with some even coming fro...
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Taking its name from the magnificent mile long avenue of lime trees as viewed from your table,
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Located in Winchester, the 140-acre park is home to a huge variety of exotic and endangered species where guests can learn about nature all while getting closer to the wonders of the natural world. Marwell Zoo is run by conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife.
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Sir Harold Hillier Gardens is home to one of the most important modern plant collections in the world. Established in 1953 by the distinguished plantsman Sir H
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Avington Park is a privately owned stately home in Hampshire, set in its own parkland bordering the River Itchen. Located east of Winchester in the beautiful Itchen Valley. Once described by William Cobbett as “one of the prettiest places in the County”. Open every Sunday from May to Sept, plus Bank Holiday Mondays and Mondays in August.
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Built in 1793, Houghton Lodge is the UK's best surviving example of an 18th Century Cottage Orné. Idyllically set above the waters of the River Test.
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Explore the beautiful gardens of Mottisfont Abbey The 19th century garden at Mottisfont Abbey is typical of the period, with sweeping lawns and stands of trees, much in the Capability Brown style. The garden is the result of the work of several well-known garden designers. In 1971 the kitchen garden was developed and holds a collection of roses from rosarian Graham Stuart Thomas, the National Trust´s gardens consultant. Visit in June for the best display. The grounds have a wonderful...
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Mottisfont is a National Trust owned house, gallery and gardens, with a year round programme of events, exhibitions, and seasonal interest in the gardens. It is particularly famous for the National Collection of old-fashioned roses which flower in June, Rex Whistler's trompe l'oeil drawing room, and high quality art exhibitions.
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Explore the highly distinctive gardens of Hinton Ampner House The gardens of Hinton Ampner House were laid out by the scholarly Ralph Dutton in the middle of the 20th century with great regard to line, landscape and historical propriety. Statues, buildings, axes and views have been placed with exquisite judgement to lead you subtly along the exact route that Dutton intended. He was also careful to choose plants which would do well on chalk, and then plant lots of them - using always t...
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Discover an elegant country house at Hinton Ampner Hinton Ampner house was completely destroyed by fire in 1960, along with Ralph Dutton´s collections of fine English furniture and Italian paintings. Rather than abandon the ruin, he set about building a new house. The furniture is mostly French and the paintings Italian, there is a French porcelain clock, the mirrors have Rococo frames and a carpet from `the collection of the Princess de Broglie, Paris´. The 12 acre garden is one o...
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Shake off your troubles and glide into the slick and serene space at the spa at Norton Park, set in the verdant landscape of Winchester. Massages, facials and beauty treatments galore, you'll find notable experts Espa on the menu whose quality formulations and renowned skills will promise to leave your skin super healthy and glowing. When you've been fully preened make your way to the moodily lit relaxation area where snug loungers encourage lingering. Afterwards revive sleepy limbs with an e...
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Nestled in the beautiful Candover Valley in Hampshire, the Woolpack is a rural country inn and a renowned destination for countryside pursuits especially for those keen on shooting and fly fishing. With seven beautifully appointed country style bedrooms and a hearty breakfast in the morning, you'd be sure to have a lovely countryside stay. The restaurant serves classic British dishes using the best seasonal and locally sourced ingredients whilst the bar offers a large selection of real...
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There is so much to do at Manor Farm and Country Park in Southampton that you may want to come back straight away after your first visit. Make the acquaintance of Mrs Earwicker, the farmer's wife, down on the Victorian Farm and take a farmyard walk to learn about how life was lived in the 1800s. There are lots of animals for the children to meet (we love the chicks and ducks), you can help with the milking of the cows and even learn about Victorian farming equipment. Over in the school room, ...
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Terrace Restaurant & Bar is all about relaxed all-day dining with a contemporary twist. Awarded the AA Rosette for fine cuisine, it offers hearty British cuisine with some subtle Spanish influences, with emphasis on fresh and local produce.
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Caudalie is a charming French skincare brand that unites modern, scientific technology with ancient traditions from the Bordeaux vineyards. The Vinotherapists at Caudalie are extensively trained to deliver the highest level of luxury, guests are encouraged to indulge in an array of treatment experiences.
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The Army Flying Museum tells the fascinating story of British Army flying. Featuring over 35 aircraft, from the first world war era to the current day, as well as interactive displays, artifacts, audio-visual presentations and models, the museum is a great day out for all ages. The Apache Café has super views across an active army airfield.
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Serving a mix of classic and contemporary dining, The Conservatory restaurant is a light, bright and elegant space to enjoy dinner or afternoon tea.
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Home to The National Motor Museum, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top Gear, the award-winning Beaulieu makes for a superb day out.
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Home to The National Motor Museum, World of Top Gear and Palace House, the award-winning Beaulieu makes for a superb day out.
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Located in a conservation area with over 1,000 years of history, the Bombay Sapphire Distillery showcases how this unique gin is produced.
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Right on the banks of the Beaulieu River, in the New Forest, Buckler's Hard is an 18th century shipbuilding village, which is now a major visitor attraction, featuring a maritime museum and reconstructed period cottage interiors.
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Bordering the Beaulieu River in the picturesque New Forest, the 18th Century shipbuilding village of Buckler's Hard offers a fascinating maritime museum, period cottage reconstructions and more.
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Burley Manor offers something truly unique in the New Forest. Somewhere you can come to enjoy stunning food with Mediterranean influences, in relaxed, spectacular surroundings. Our chef's follow the seasons, allowing nature to play a leading role in our menu. It's about a handful of the best ingredients, sourced well, prepared simply, with the help of our wood fired oven, to make the most of their flavours. At Burley Manor, the main event is undoubtedly the simple vibrant, rustic and ...
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Inspired by nature, Cambium at Careys Manor Hotel is a creative and enchanting dining experience. The name is reflective of the love affair with the New Forest and the desire to showcase the rich natural resources abundant in the local area.
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Chantrey's is a 2 AA rosette, fine dining restaurant inside Llandudno's Imperial Hotel. Impeccable service and superb food are served in the most elegant of interiors.
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The Dining Room at Chewton Glen, is a truly cosmopolitan and quintessentially English restaurant. Offering a nexus of beautiful conservatories, intimate dining.
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Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019. The 200-acre site boasts extensive woodland and riverside areas lined with the world-famous Rothschild rhododendron and rare tree collections. Plus a newly-restored iris garden, one of the largest rock gardens in Europe, aromatic herbaceous borders and so much more! Exbury also includes a miniature steam railway.
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Set within a Capability Brown inspired park, Highclere Castle gardens are hidden from view. Gravel paths lead to the Monks Garden with plantings of roses,lavender, penstemons and a summer wild flower bed. Espaliered medlar, quince and fig trees line its walls. Behind the towering yew hedge lies the White Garden and a gate into the exquisite Secret Garden with its colourful curving herbaceous borders. Beyond the formal area an arboretum is in its early stages and by 2010 a meadow of wild flowe...
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Highclere Castle is a country house in the Jacobethan style by the architect Charles Barry, with a park designed by Capability Brown. The 5,000-acre estate is in Hampshire, England, about 5 miles south of Newbury, Berkshire. It is the country seat of the Earl of Carnarvon, a branch of the Anglo-Welsh Herbert family.
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Discover the Stunning Wildlife at The New Forest National Park The New Forest National Park is a unique landscape of ancient woodland, heather-covered heath, wide lawns, boggy mires, gentle farmland, coastal saltmarsh and mudflats and picturesque villages. It is one of the last places in the south-east of England to offer a sense of wildness and tranquillity. As the largest remaining area of lowland heath in Europe, it gives the flavour of a landscape that was once much more extensiv...
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Meet some amazing animals and birds that live in this natural woodland learn some fascinating facts about European bison, lynx, wolves, otters etc etc
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Enjoy modern British cuisine in our elegant yet relaxed 2 AA Rosette Glasshouse Restaurant. Quality is everything – right down to every ingredient. We follow a ‘field to fork' philosophy and pride ourselves on using local produce sourced from within a 50-mile radius. Some produce even comes from our own Kitchen Garden, where we grow a fantastic variety of vegetables & herbs and plenty of fruit. Taking its name from the original glasshouse designed in c.1850 by Edward Milner, a renowned lan...
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Once the gatehouse of medieval Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House has been the ancestral home of the Montagu family since 1538.
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Once the gatehouse of Beaulieu Abbey, Palace House has been the ancestral home of the Montagu family since 1538, following the dissolution of the monasteries.
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City Museum & Records Office is dedicated to local history, `The Story of Portsmouth´ display room settings showing life in Portsmouth from the 17th century to the 1950s. Experience the different life-styles from the working poor to the affluent `Victorian Parlour´ along with a 1930s `Art Deco´ dining room and a 1950s front-room complete with flying ducks on the wall. The Museum has a fine and decorative art gallery with a temporary exhibition gallery and regular changing exhibitions. The Rec...
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Rhinefield House really does have looks on its side; this beautiful old manor set in the lush Hampshire countryside is surrounded by an elegant outdoor pool and inviting loungers that encourage you to stop clockwatching and step into an environment of utter relaxation. De-robe and experience a host of therapies from Elemis and organic brand Spiezia. To really soak up your surroundings book the Forest massages and take to the outdoors for some hands-on healing amongst the trees. If you fancy w...
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Whether you are visiting Rhinefield House in the New Forest for a leisure break or celebration you can be sure that a delectable dining experience awaits you.
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A Thai spa that is deep in ancient Eastern inspiration, it offers rituals that exist create an escape from everyday life, an opportunity to entirely relax and leave behind one's everyday cares at the door.
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Southsea Castle, built by Henry VIII in 1544 to protect Portsmouth Harbour. Over the centuries it´s defences were strengthened and in the 19th century a tunnel was built to defend the Castle moat.
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Tucked away in the small village of St Mary Bourne in the Hampshire countryside, the Bourne Valley Inn is a lovely country inn offering charming accommodation, delicious countryside dining and a warm, friendly service. Sink into one of the nine contemporary cottage-style rooms and unwind in your own private corner of the Hampshire countryside. Named after the lakes and rivers that lie nearby, the rooms are designed with your comfort in mind and include luxurious bedding, flat-screen TVs, W...
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The D-Day Story gives a fascinating insight into the events of the Normandy Landings, and what those taking part had to face. Through artefacts, personal testimonies and audio-visuals, the museum tells the story of the historic day - showcasing the epic made personal, and the personal made epic.
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Don't forget to pack your sports kit if you are heading for the rather sumptuous Hampshire Court Hotel, just on the edge of Basingstoke. With five indoor tennis courts, two indoor pools, a gym, a spinning room and exercise studios, there's plenty of scope for that all essential work out. And when you have worked up a sweat, there are also plenty of ways to reward yourself. Try the beauty treatment suites where expertly trained staff will administer a deep tissue massage to soothe aching joint...
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Welcome to our nautical paradise. Whether you're stopping by for a quick drink or pulling up a chair and settling in for your evening meal, make sure to soak in the stunning coastal views, exquisite seasonal cuisine and warm hospitality that characterises our pub. Recently awarded a coveted AA Rosette, we pride ourselves on our commitment to fresh, locally sourced British ingredients. Our seasonal menus change regularly and celebrate the bounty of flavoursome produce available to us from t...
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If enjoying the tranquillity of the New Forest wasn't enough, then a visit to Chewton Glen's award winning spa and country club should really help you to unwind and re-energise. It can be as full on or laid back as you like. For the energetic - tennis courts, dance studio, gymnasium, nine hole golf course and a 17m ozone treated pool should give you all the exercise you need. If replenishing the mind and body is more your thing, we have a hydrotherapy spa pool, a nail studio, aromather...
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All the food served at The Montagu Arms' restaurant has been grown in the on-site organic garden, or is sourced from the New Forest, the wider Hampshire area an
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Discover centuries of gardening history at The Vyne Attractive gardens surround the 16th century Vyne house. The gardens are home to several stunning features such as a walled garden and glass house beautiful lawns, herbaceous borders, a wild garden with woodland walks, a lake, and a newly developed wetlands area. Much like the house itself the garden is filled with history, keep an eye out for the six hundred year old oak tree and second world war storage sites.
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Discover centuries of history at The Vyne The Vyne was built in the 16th century for Lord Sandys, Henry VIII´s Lord Chamberlain. The masterpiece of the building is the central staircase by John Chute, with its fluted columns, all decorated in blue and white. In the rooms is a wealth of old panelling and fine furniture. It also contains a Tudor chapel with Gothic vaulting, murals and fine Renaissance glass. In the grounds are lawns, herbaceous borders, lakes and an early summer house. ...
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The Wellington Arms, Hampshire Wellington Arms is a homely pub restaurant which serves good, honest, local food executed with understated finesse. Owners Simon Page and Jason King are living the good life keeping chickens, bees and even pigs on the premises and tending to fruit trees and their veg patch. Homemade honey from pub's very own bees and fresh eggs collected from the chickens are sold at the bar. The interior resembles your gran's living room with exquisite, solid Edwardian ...
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Tylney Hall Health Suite is nestled in the heart of the Hampshire countryside, on a 66-acre estate. It offers exclusive treatments from Kerstin Florian - with a wide range of facial and body treatments, which are both suitable for men and women, and only available through Leading Spas & Luxury Hotels.
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Explore the celebrated West Green House Garden West Green House Garden demonstrates how creative energy is poured into gardening. It is a garden with a special and distinctive sense of place, made by Marylyn Abbott. It has a delightful series of vibrantly-planted walled gardens, surrounding a charming 18th century house. The largest features herbaceous beds with wonderful colour combinations and a superb ornamental kitchen garden. The Nymphaeum is fully restored with water staircase a...
12 Results Slightly Further Afield
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Opened in March 2019, ' Betony ' is the signature restaurant of Great British Chef & Roux Scholar Matthew Tomkinson. Serving modern British cuisine in a relaxed yet chic restaurant environment, Betony is open Wednesday-Saturday for dinner.
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Dew Pound is a 16th-century country house restaurant located in the hamlet of Old Burghclere, some six miles south of Newbury. The period features and original oak beams are given a contemporary feel with the use of vibrant artwork and black leather chairs. The raised decked terrace out the back provides charming views across the pond to Watership Down and Highclere Castle. The menu changes daily with the availability of local, seasonal produce. There is a well thought through wine list with ...
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The Carnarvon Arms Located next door to Highclere Castle, home to the real Downton Abbey set and just a few miles from Newbury town centre, The Carnarvon Arms is a modern day country inn. Originally a coaching inn serving travellers to nearby Highclere Castle, Grade II listed Carnarvon Arms has recently been restored to its former glory, offering a dining room with a high vaulted ceiling, a bar and 19 individually styled boutique bedrooms. Crowned Historic Luxury Hotel of the Year 20...
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Explore the Royal Gardens at Osborne House Osborne House and gardens were originally designed by Prince Albert and Cubitt for the Royal Family. The Italianate designs for the terraced formal gardens, complement the house. They have been restored to their Victorian layout and are planted in seasonally changing Victorian bedding. The walled fruit and flower garden includes a variety of trained fruit trees, expansive cut flower borders, and rose and fruit arches. The herbaceous borders ...
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Discover the intimate world of Queen Victoria at Osborne House Osborne House was built for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert as a private holiday home. It was designed by Prince Albert and built by Thomas Cubitt in Italianate style. Many of the rooms have been preserved and unaltered since the death of Queen Victoria, here in 1901. Osborne reflects Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's passions, tastes and style. Ornate furnishings and artefacts from The Royal Collection fill rooms and c...
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The Seaview Hotel, Restaurant and Bar is a classic yet contemporary, stylish Victorian retreat located in the fishing village of Seaview on the Isle of Wight. The Restaurant which holds a Michelin Bib Gourmand award, offers a fantastic menu of British dishes all served in a contemporary setting. The terrace enjoys stunning views of the Solent. The food has a real wow factor and the menu is designed to reflect the seasons dependent on the relative abundance of local produce or season, you ...
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The Dundas Arms is set on the Kennet and Avon canal in the charming historic village of Kintbury halfway between Hungerford and Newbury. As a true country pub, our menus make the most of the local flavours available from the surrounding rivers, farms and fields and you'll always find traditional pub classics alongside creative seasonal dishes. Nestled between the Kennet River and the Kennet & Avon Canal, our idyllic garden is the perfect place to soak up the sunshine and enjoy the fine...
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The Vineyard, one of the UK's best known places for those who love fine dining. The Vineyard restaurant is a 3 AA rosette awarded restaurant, with everything yo
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The Vineyard Spa is a luxury 5 Bubbles Spa that is situated in Newbury, Berkshire. About an hour from London, it's the perfect location to escape the city for a relaxing spa day or get away. From the moment you slip into your fluffy robe and cushioned slippers, the journey to rediscover yourself begins. Whether you are looking for spa days and breaks, or simply want to visit for a treatment, The Vineyard spa is somewhere you will experience relaxation that will rebalance your body and min...
in Wiltshire
Established nearly 20 years ago, this privately-owned restaurant has had a Michelin Star for 12 years in a row. It has also been named AA and Decanter Restaurant of The Year and won numerous International Wine Awards. The owner, Roger Jones, is also a wine journalist and wine judge, working for Decanter Magazine, The_Buyer.net, CSWWC, DWWA & Taittinger Sommelier of The Year.
in Berkshire
Across 350 acres of parkland, Wellington Country Park presents the biggest outdoor play opportunities in Berkshire. It has an absolute mass of things to do for kids up to about the age of eight. With an adventure playground, toddler area, sandpits, slides, a miniature railway (additional fee applies), animal farm and petting barn, enchanted forest, water play area and 12-hole mini golf course on site, there should easily be enough to keep the little ones busy all day. There is also a dinosaur...
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Celebrating its fifth decade of service and over 15 years retaining a Michelin star, L'Ortolan continues to be a beacon of Berkshire's fine dining restaurant scene offering a unique, luxury, timeless quality in its style and setting and impeccable attention to detail in its dishes and service.
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