We have some fabulous places to dine near the winery, from country pubs to stylish cafés; make sure you check their opening hours. Here are some of our favourites!

The Yew Tree

The Yew Tree is a traditional country pub in the picturesque village of Lower Wield, just a five-minute walk from the winery! With a lasting tradition of home-cooked, locally sourced, seasonal food and friendly, welcoming service. 

0.2 miles from the winery.

Open Wednesday to Sunday.

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The Purefoy Arms

The home of ‘Pub Chef of the Year & 2 AA Rosette chef Gordon Stott. Experience creative cooking and a warm welcome at this Hampshire village pub. Gordon’s menu is all about delicious creative cooking and local seasonal ingredients.

2.2 miles from the winery.

Open Wednesday to Saturday.

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The Yard

The Yard is a rural cafe nestled in the Candover Valley. Set in the beautiful rural setting of a working farm, the Yard brings an unrivalled coffee experience to the countryside. Make sure you take a look at their inspiring, creative events too!

3.7 miles from the winery.

Open Thursday to Sunday.

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We have hand-selected some of our favourite local accommodation should you want to make a weekend of it when coming on one of our tours.

The Pavillion

Once the creamery on the Avington Park Estate, just the other side of New Alresford. Wander the expansive grounds and get to know the banks of the River Itchen and manicured lawns. It’s also only a 15 minute drive to Winchester.

With two bedrooms, two bathrooms, two drawing rooms and kitchen with Aga, there is plenty of space to relax, unwind and enjoy the tranquility.

11 miles from the winery.

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Wagon in the Woods

The Wagon in the Woods is a cosy, bespoke, self-contained little place in the country; ideal for those wanting to get away and enjoy some tranquillity and rest.

With everything you need, including a hot tub, a wood-fired pizza oven and camp fire with a BBQ grill. This is a great little spot which promises plenty of peace and quiet.

2 miles from the winery.

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Ivy Cottage

Ivy Cottage is a beautiful 18th Century cottage, located in the heart of Avington. The cottage is cosy and full of character, perfectly located within the South Downs National Park and a short drive from the Hattingley Valley.

Split over 3 floors with 2 sitting rooms this is the perect spot if visiting us for the weekend. New Alresford is a short drive.

11 miles from the winery.

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Other points of interest

We have some beautiful points of interest close to the winery, so we have selected just a handful which may be of interest when you are coming to our wine tour!

Highclere Castle

Home of the Carnarvons and the film location of Downton Abbey, Highclere castle is steeped in history. The 5th Earl of Carnarvon was an English aristocrat best known as the financial backer of the search for and excavation of Tutankhamun's tomb.

25 miles from the winery.

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Gilbert White's House

Over 250 years ago, Selborne and its surrounding landscape inspired Gilbert White’s life-long investigation of the natural world, culminating in his world-famous book The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, a beautiful house with wonderful gardens to explore.

10.5 miles from the winery.

Open Tuesday to Sunday.

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Jane Austen's House

Jane Austen’s House, now a museum, is where the famous author lived for the last eight years of her life. It houses a collection of Austen treasures. Step back in time to 1816 and follow in Jane’s footsteps as they explore the rooms where she lived and wrote.

6.8 miles from the winery.

Opening times here.

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