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Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Queen Elizabeth Country Park

2.45km from Butser Ancient Farm

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.

Butser Hill

Butser Hill

3.88km from Butser Ancient Farm

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.

National Trust - Uppark House and Garden

National Trust - Uppark House and Garden

6.13km from Butser Ancient Farm

Uppark is a 17th-century house in South Harting, West Sussex, England. It is a Grade I listed building and a National Trust property. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area and is famous for its architecture and history. The house is open to the public most days of the year other than Christmas.

National Trust - Harting Down

National Trust - Harting Down

7.27km from Butser Ancient Farm

Harting Downs is a 336.3-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Midhurst in West Sussex. It is a Nature Conservation Review site, Grade I and an area of 206.6 hectares. This site consists of several parallel valleys on the steep slope of the South Downs. Habitats are chalk grassland, which is being invaded by scrub, together with areas of long-established woodland Oneof the beautiful trekking areas and also you can spend some peaceful time here.

Stansted Park

Stansted Park

7.49km from Butser Ancient Farm

Stansted Park stands in 1800 acres of extraordinary landscaped parkland and ancient forest within the South Downs National Park. The house is set in the 1,800-acre park, with woodland and open land grazed by deer. Stansted House has Carolean revival decor and is listed Grade II*.The surrounding area, Stansted Park, is also listed Grade II*.

Staunton Farm

Staunton Farm

7.75km from Butser Ancient Farm

Staunton Country Park is a listed Regency landscaped parkland and forest encompassing approximately 1,000 acres in Hampshire, England. An ornamental farm, ornamental lake, follies, maze, walled garden, and glasshouses can be found within it. Entry to the parkland itself is free, however, there is an associated visitor center, with animals and attractions, which is not free.

Old Winchester Hill

Old Winchester Hill

8.6km from Butser Ancient Farm

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.

Kingley Vale (NNR)

Kingley Vale (NNR)

11.6km from Butser Ancient Farm

Kingley Vale is a 204.4-hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest north of Chichester in West Sussex. It is also a Special Area of Conservation and a Nature Conservation Review site, Grade I. An area of 147.9 hectares is a national nature reserve. The site is managed by Natural England. It has an information centre and a nature trail. There is a large area of grass downland and shrubland with a number of old yew trees. From the top there are views over Sussex and the south coast. Th

Portsdown Hill

Portsdown Hill

13.27km from Butser Ancient Farm

Portsdown Hill is a chalk ridge that overlooks Portsmouth and provides a stunning viewpoint over the city, the harbors, and over to the Isle of Wight. It provides beautiful views over Portsmouth and beyond. The slopes are home to impressive shows of wildlife that can be explored through miles of paths. The grassland is home to fantastic displays of colorful wildflowers that change through the spring, summer, and autumn. There is also a vast collection of spot bees, butterflies, and hundreds of

Beacon Hill National Nature Reserve

Beacon Hill National Nature Reserve

13.53km from Butser Ancient Farm

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.

Langstone Harbour

Langstone Harbour

14.14km from Butser Ancient Farm

Langstone Harbour is a thriving port with facilities for commercial aggregate import as well as recreational boating including sailing, sport fishing and so more. The Harbour is a haven for charter fishing boats and commercial fishermen. Recreational activities such as yachting, dinghy sailing, motor cruising, wind-surfing, water skiing, jet skiing and canoeing are all well established.

Royal Armouries: Fort Nelson

Royal Armouries: Fort Nelson

14.53km from Butser Ancient Farm

The Royal Armouries is Britain's oldest national museum and was all originally in the Tower of London. It now occupies Fort Nelson, The Tower of London, Leeds Royal Armouries Museum and a permanent display at Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Over 700 items of artillery from many countries and spanning 600 years are brought to life whilst sensitively telling the unique stories behind them.

Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson

14.55km from Butser Ancient Farm

Fort Nelson is home to the Royal Armouries' national collection of artillery and historic cannon – the big guns – and is a great day out for all the family. It was built in the 1860s to protect against a potential invasion by the French, which never materialized. You can explore a fully restored Victorian fort with its high ramparts, original fortifications, massive parade ground, and underground tunnels, plus a national museum housing over 700 pieces of artillery from across the world and span

Thorney Island

Thorney Island

14.72km from Butser Ancient Farm

Thorney Island is a peninsula which juts out into Chichester Harbour, driving a wedge between the Emsworth Channel and Thorney Channel. It was bet known for its military airbase, but before the airbase was built there was a small but thriving village here. A coastal public footpath, part of the Sussex Border Path encircles the island, but public access to the south of the island is limited to the footpath and the church of St Nicholas at West Thorney.

West Dean Gardens

West Dean Gardens

14.97km from Butser Ancient Farm

West Dean House is a large flint-faced manor house situated in West Dean, West Sussex, near the historic City of Chichester. This country estate has approximately 6,350 acres of land and dates back to 1086, with various royal connections throughout the years. In 1971 the Estate became the home of West Dean College, a centre of study of conservation, arts, crafts, writing, gardening, and music.

Portchester Castle

Portchester Castle

15.13km from Butser Ancient Farm

Originally built in the late 3rd century, Portchester Castle is the most impressive and best-preserved of the ‘Saxon shore’ forts. The castle’s commanding location has made it a major factor in the Solent's defenses for hundreds of years. Make the most of the wide-open grounds and castle courtyard, and enjoy a family picnic surrounded by history. Today Portchester Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and a Grade I listed building.

Weald & Downland Living Museum

Weald & Downland Living Museum

15.95km from Butser Ancient Farm

The Weald and Downland Living Museum is an open-air museum in Singleton, West Sussex, which covers 40 acres, with over 50 historic buildings dating from 950AD to the 19th century, along with gardens, farm animals, walks and a mill pond. The museum principally promotes the retention of buildings on their original sites unless there is no alternative, and encourages an informed and sympathetic approach to their preservation and continuing use.

National Trust - Woolbeding Gardens

National Trust - Woolbeding Gardens

16.52km from Butser Ancient Farm

Woolbeding Gardens is a National Trust property at the heart of the Rother Valley and in the middle of the South Downs Dark Sky Reserve. Wild and open hills and commons make for fantastic walks during the day and the dark skies mean this is an ideal stargazing location. It was Nestled in a quiet corner of West Sussex lies a true horticultural haven bursting with colourful planting, sensational views and a whole host of surprises.

National Trust - Hinton Ampner

National Trust - Hinton Ampner

16.61km from Butser Ancient Farm

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.

Fishbourne Roman Palace

Fishbourne Roman Palace

16.69km from Butser Ancient Farm

Fishbourne Roman Palace is located in the village of Fishbourne, Chichester in West Sussex. The palace is the largest residential Roman building discovered in Britain and has an unusually early date of 75 CE, around thirty years after the Roman conquest of Britain. Dating back to the beginning of Roman occupation of Britain this Roman Palace offers visitors of all ages a unique experience. Among the remarkable remains of the North Wing lie over twenty mosaics, including the spectacular Cupid on

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Butser Ancient Farm

Butser Ancient Farm

Chalton Ln, Chalton, Waterlooville PO8 0BG, UK

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.