Hand Picked Hotels boasts two hotels in Hampshire perfect for weekend breaks away. From beautiful rolling countryside and ancient forests to the lively coastal cities of Portsmouth and Southampton, you'll never be short of ideas of what to do in this south western county. With two country house hotels in Hampshire allow us to be your base to explore.
The New Forest stretches across 140,000 acres of ancient woodland and unspoilt grassland. It is one of the most picturesque national parks in the UK and home to dozens of fascinating historic villages. Here you'll find family adventures at Paulton's Park and attractions such as the National Motor Museum Beaulieu. Further down the Solent coast is the market town of Fareham and the waterfront city of Portsmouth, a must see for anyone interested in the Royal Navy, with Portsmouth Historic Dockyard and the historic ship HMS Victory both located here.
Southampton, known as the cruise capital of Europe has medieval city walls to explore and fantastic shopping at West Quay Shopping Centre. Hampshire is also home to Winchester, most famous for one of the country’s oldest cathedrals, Winchester Cathedral, this ancient city was once the capital of England. Our two Hand Picked Hotels are Audleys Wood Hotel just 18 miles from Reading and 32 miles from Southampton, with easy access from the M3 and Rhinefield House Hotel located deep within the New Forest National Park only 15 minutes from the M27 and the gateway to the South West. Whether you stay in Audleys Wood or Rhinefield House, either of our hotels in Hampshire are sure to make your break enjoyable, relaxing, and memorable.