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Beacon Hill National Nature Reserve
4.75km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Beacon Hill National Nature Reserve is a prominent chalk hill at the western end of the South Downs National Park. Situated halfway between Winchester and Petersfield. It is a Nature Conservation Review site, and an area of 40.1 hectares is a National Nature Reserve. There is a round barrow cemetery dating to the Late Neolithic or Bronze Age on the hill, and this is a Scheduled Monument.
Mid Hants Railway 'Watercress Line'
4.92km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
A beautiful heritage railway in Hampshire, England, running 10 miles from New Alresford to Alton where it connects to the National Rail network. The railway currently operates regularly scheduled services, along with dining trains, real ale trains and numerous special events throughout the year. You can sit back, relax and travel through the heart of quintessential English countryside by steam train, looking towards stunning views of the South Downs National Park.
Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium
8.12km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Winchester Science Centre is the South of England's interactive science and technology center which welcomes over 185,000 visitors each year and houses a range of interactive exhibits, aimed at a core audience of children aged 5-12 years old. The dome is now a state-of-the-art digital planetarium seating 168.
Old Winchester Hill
8.5km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Winchester Hill consists of 150 acres of National Nature Reserve and is home to many species of plants and wildlife. From the top of the hill enjoy views across the rolling hills as far as Portsmouth, Southampton and on a clear day, the Isle of Wight. The extensive scrub is good for bird watching and there is also always the chance of seeing a Red Kite or Buzzard overhead. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some good time there.
10.97km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Marwell zoo is home to hundreds of exotic and endangered animals all within a beautiful, landscaped 140-acre park. The zoo is home to 1,208 animals of 149 species. It was one of the earliest zoos in Europe to place an emphasis on animal conservation.
National Trust - Winchester City Mill
11.08km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Winchester City Mill is one of the oldest working watermills in the country, with over a thousand years of milling history behind it. Its history goes back over a thousands of years and in the Domesday survey of 1086 a Mill was recorded to be in its exact location. The building you see today was rebuilt and extended in the late 13 Century and again by its tenant James Cooke in 1743.
St. Catherine's Hill
11.13km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
St Catherine's Hill is a remnant of traditional downland, once widespread along the South Downs, but now rare. This 58 hectare flower-rich chalk grassland nature reserve is home to some stunning wild flowers, and over 25 different species of butterflies including the marbled white, chalkhill blue and brown argus. The top of the hill is ringed by the ramparts of an Iron Age hill fort. It is one of the iconic attractions in this area.
Wolvesey Castle (Old Bishop's Palace)
11.21km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Wolvesey Castle was an extensive keep and bailey castle built about 1100 on a site in use during the Anglo-Saxon period. The first building on the site, an eyot in the River Itchen known as Wulveseye or Wulf's island, was constructed around 970 by Æthelwold of Winchester, the Bishop of Winchester from 963 to 984, as his official residence or palace.
11.44km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Winchester Cathedral is a medieval Anglican church in Winchester, Hampshire. once the seat of Anglo-Saxon and Norman royal power, this magnificent Cathedral is the resting place of Saxon royalty, bishops and Jane Austen, the much-loved English. The cathedral has the longest nave and overall length of any Gothic cathedral in Europe. By contrast, the interior height of the nave vault at 78 feet is about half that of Beauvais Cathedral in France.
Winchester City Museum
11.58km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Winchester, City Museum tells the story of England’s ancient capital, the seat of Alfred the Great. From its origins as an Iron Age trading centre to Anglo Saxon glory, the last journey of Jane Austen to the hunt for King Alfred’s remains, explore the sights and sounds of Winchester past and present in the museum’s three galleries.
The Gurkha Museum
11.96km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
The Gurkha Museum located in Peninsula Barracks in Winchester will takes you on a journey through Gurkha history, beginning with their origins in Nepal and the moment in 1815 when Gurkhas were first enlisted to fight for Britain. Besides tableaux, dioramas, showcases and panels, it has visual and voice descriptions of the history of Gurkha Regiments, recruiting of soldiers in Nepal as well as the culture of the Gurkha in his homeland.
The Royal Green Jackets (Rifles) Museum
11.96km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
The Royal Green Jackets Museum is located in Winchester, Hampshire showcasing an outstanding collection of uniforms, weapons, medals and much more. It tells the history of three famous Regiments, The Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps and The Rifle Brigade that came together in 1966 to form The Royal Green Jackets.
14.09km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Butser Hill is a 239.7-hectare biological and geological Site of Special Scientific Interest south-west of Petersfield in Hampshire. Explore the slopes of Butser Hill National Nature Reserve to discover an interesting array of butterflies and moths including the Duke of Burgundy, Chalkhill Blue and Silver-Spotted Skipper. One of the good trekking destination which gives you a new experience in the middle of nature.
14.7km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Chawton House is an Elizabethan manor house that once belonged to Jane Austen's brother, Edward. Visitors can enjoy the ‘Great House’ referred to in Jane Austen’s letters, relax in the peace and tranquillity of the gardens, and find inspiration in the lives and works of its women writers. The Centre, which runs study programmes in association with the nearby University of Southampton, incorporates a significant library, a collection of over 9000 books and related manuscripts.
Jane Austen's House
15.03km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
It was in this picturesque cottage that Jane Austen’s genius flourished and where she wrote, revised, and had published all six of her treasured novels, including the timeless Pride and Prejudice. Today it is a Grade I listed building and one of the most important literary sites in the world, attracting tens of thousands of visitors each year. The Museum holds an important collection of objects associated with Jane Austen, including letters written by Jane and personal effects belonging to her a
Queen Elizabeth Country Park
15.17km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
It is the ideal place to explore, keep fit and enjoy the great outdoors With over 2,000 acres of downland and woodland. The woodland was mostly planted in the 1930s; it consists mainly of beech trees. Several Long-distance footpaths run through the park including Staunton Way, Hangers Way and the South Downs Way bridleway. On a clear day the Isle of Wight can be seen from the top of Butser Hill.
Gilbert White's House & Gardens
15.7km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
The historic house was the home of the eighteenth-century pioneering naturalist Gilbert White; whose major work The Natural History of Selborne has never been out of print since its publication in 1789. The House is surrounded by 25 acres of majestic restored garden and parkland, which specializes in eighteenth-century plants and gardening methods inspired by Gilbert White. Its unique and diverse, interactive Museum also boasts a fantastic café that serves food throughout the day, a well-stocked
Butser Ancient Farm
16.61km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Butser Ancient Farm is a unique experimental archaeology site nestled into the rolling countryside of the South Downs National Park. The site is used as both a tourist attraction and a site for the undertaking of experimental archaeology. Butser features experimental reconstructions of prehistoric, Romano-British and Anglo-Saxon buildings. Examples of Neolithic dwellings, Iron Age roundhouses, a Romano-British villa and an early Saxon house are on display.
Itchen Valley Country Park
17.17km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Itchen Valley's 440 acres of beautiful water meadows, woodland, and meadows been recognized by the award of a Green Flag for the past four years. The rural beauty of the park through the seasons can be enjoyed along the paths and trails taking you through woodland, water meadows, pasture, and hayfields. There are a number of facilities for children, including a play area and a play trail. The Itchen Way footpath borders the park.
Lakeside Country Park
17.86km from National Trust - Hinton Ampner
Lakeside Country Park is made up of 22 hectares of lakes, wet meadow and woodland situated along Wide Lane between Eastleigh and Southampton. The park is situated between Eastleigh and Southampton and has easy access. The restored gravel workings and modern facilities provide opportunities for a wide range of outdoor activities.
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Hinton Ampner House, Hinton Ampner, Alresford SO24 0LA, UK
This elegant country manor and tranquil garden sit so harmoniously within the landscape that one cannot exist without the other. a small neo-Georgian manor in the Hampshire vernacular style, dating, in part at least, to the 1960s when Dutton carefully rebuilt his home and its collections after they were ravaged by fire. The property is now more noted for its garden than the house.