A CHARMING SUSSEX COUNTRY INN
The White Hart is a fine old village inn full of character and charm where you’ll be assured of a friendly welcome, whether you pop in for a quick drink, a delicious home-cooked meals or an overnight stay in one of their superb guest rooms.
Located in the picturesque South Downs village of South Harting, West Sussex, near Petersfield and just a few minutes from the A3, within easy reach of Chichester and Portsmouth. The White Hart is an ideal watering hole for anyone walking the South Downs Way.
What makes a stay at The White Hart unique?
A stay at The White Hart is a night made easy. This country pub is full or character and with its open fire, they are sure to be the place to stay and drink in the colder months as well as an extensive garden to chill and relax come the summer, looking over vast sweeping fields.
The hotel rooms flow with charming, historical architecture and furnishings for the perfect cosy evenings in. Rooms come equipt with Dyson fans and Espresso machines and more luxeries to make it feel more like a home away home.
The White Hart staff, have expansive knowledge of the local area of the local hidden gems, can provide insight of all the activities to fill your days.
What style cuisine is on offer at The White Hart?
The White Hart strive for a menu catered to all, whether your looking for hearty pub grub or a more sophisticated sit-down meal, they can provide.
The menu forever changing to keep up with an adventorous palette and changing seasons. Some of the keen favourites would be Beer battered haddock, served with pea puree and chips or an 8oz Ribeye steak with cherry vine tomatoes, chips and a choice of carefully chosen sauces to compliment the meal.
What is the signature dish at The White Hart?
A signature dish would be the panfried chalk stream trout, bought in fresh from local suppliers and prepared by one of the excellent chefs, served with a nicoise salad, it really is a dish to get the mouth watering.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The White Hart?
The 7 beautifully decorated bedrooms on offer cater for any sort of stay, whether it be a romantic night away for two or for a bustling family trip.
For all furry guests, provided is bowls, beds, towels and a well deserved welcome treat box.
Each room is cleaned and kept to the highest standard and guests will find it is equipped with the below -
- Free Wi-Fi
- Flat Screen Smart TV
- Nespresso Coffee Machine
- Roberts DAB radio
- Hair dryer
- Iron & ironing board
- En-suite bathroom with Bramley toiletry products
- Free car parking
What can guests enjoy when staying in the South Harting area?
Just down the road, set high on the rolling South Downs, is Uppark, a fine late 17th century National Trust house. Anyone who loves a good period drama will be interested in seeing the contrast in life upstairs and downstairs at Uppark, with a maze of small servants’ quarters below stairs, and the large, grand rooms for the nobility on the ground floor. The prolific English writer H.G. Wells spent some of his early years at Uppark, where his mother, Sarah, was housekeeper.
Those who prefer more adrenalin-fuelled pursuits will want to check out Goodwood Racecourse, which is about a 20-minute drive. The track is home to some renowned races including Glorious Goodwood. The course is an unusual and challenging one, described by champion jockey Frankie Dettori as “the most picturesque course in the world”.
The course is within the 12,000-acre Goodwood Estate, which is also home to Goodwood Motor Circuit. The world-famous motorsport festivals Goodwood Revival, Festival of Speed and the Members’ Meeting are all held at Goodwood Motor Circuit. Visitors to Goodwood Estate can also participate in high-octane track days and other exciting driving experiences, among other sporting adventures.
And just a 15-minute drive from Goodwood Estate is Chichester, a small city, most famous for Chichester Cathedral, the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Chichester. The cathedral has stunning Norman and Gothic features, and is home to beautiful medieval and contemporary art, including two rare medieval sculptures.