The award winning village of Grayshott nestles amidst beautiful National Trust countryside on the North-East Hampshire, Surrey border.
Grayshott is a great place to live, work and have fun. It’s also a wonderful place to visit, with a traditional village pub, working pottery, lots of shops and restaurants, free parking, and plenty of interesting things to see and do.
Grayshott is surrounded by National Trust sites of outstanding natural beauty including Waggoner’s Wells, Ludshott Common, The Devil’s Punchbowl, Gibbet Hill and Hindhead Commons with amazing views over the Surrey Hills, and that’s just the start…
Farnham is an old English market town with narrow streets lined with some of the finest Georgian architecture in the South of England with a parish church and castle dating back to the 12thCentury.
Farnham is a great place to visit and is rich with a host of attractions where old meets the new, where historic character combines with the best of modern facilities.
There is a wealth of tempting opportunities for escaping to the countryside, shopping, eating out, sightseeing, visiting galleries or just sitting in gardens and flower filled yards soaking up the enchanting atmosphere – waiting for you.
Mountain Biking Muddymoles ride report: Hindhead
The area is very popular for Mountain Biking and we can link you up with local groups if interested. Nearby is the famous and very popular Surrey Hills Mounting Biking. http://www.surreyhillsmountainbikeguides.co.uk/
There are numerous opportunities for riding on the many commons around Grayshott. We have access to a wide range of horses and ponies suitable for riders of all standards. This can include fully qualified tuition, Dressage and Polo if desired.
National Trusts near Grayshott
There are many national trust properties nearby which include
There are a number of climbing wall in the area at Midhurst, Alton and Guildford
There is numerous opportunities for freshwater fly and coarse fishing including Carp fishing at Wagoner’s Wells.
Wagoner’s Wells – Hindhead Hampshire Tel: 01428 723722.
Westbrook Farm – Elstead, Godalming, Surrey Tel: 01252 703816
Frensham Trout Fishery – Churt, Surrey Tel: 01252 794321
Kingfisher Farm – Haslemere Surrey Tel: 01428 604928
Hammer Trout Farm – Hewshott Lane Liphook Tel: 07881 418626
Stockbridge Pond Tilford Surrey Tel: 01252 320871
Guildford is a bustling English town, with a High Street paved with granite setts often referred to as cobbles, and is one of the most expensive places to buy property in the UK outside of London. Top end shops such as Hugo Boss, Gant, Armani Exchange and Mappin & Webb are found along the historic high street as well as all the major high street names and department stores such as House of Fraser. There are various restaurants and a bustling night life. There are numerous visitor attractions including a museum, castle, landscaped gardens, boat house, theatre, cinema, mediaval undercroft, old town hall and the Guildford Spectrum Leisure Complex.
Midhurst is a market town and civil parish in the Chichester district of West Sussex. The town is situated on the River Rother and is home to the ruin of the Tudor Cowdray House and the stately Victorian Cowdray Park. Country Life magazine rated Midhurst the second best town in England. The location for the popular TV series Midsummer Murders Midhurst is a quintessentially British Country Town with numerous visitor attractions including the famous annual Polo event.
Come for a great day out in the woods
There’s so much to do. You can walk, cycle, play or just have a picnic in these lovely woods. Experience life in the trees with Go Ape, take a relaxing break in our café and finish your visit with a quiet stroll in one of the more remote parts of the Forest.
This is a popular Forestry Commission destination that includes cycle rental.
Hampshires biggest Country Park with 2,000 acres of open access woodland and downland set within the South Downs National Park, including the Butser Hill National Nature Reserve. The main facilities are open all year round and include a visitor centre with shop, café, theatre and activity area. There are two play areas, bbq sites, picnic areas and 20 miles of trail for walking, cycling and horse riding. Maps are available to purchase from the Visitor Centre shop.
Twenty minutes by car or train Portsmouth is the second largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England. Portsmouth is notable for being the United Kingdom’s only island city; it is located mainly on Portsea Island. As a significant naval port for centuries, Portsmouth is home to the world’s oldest dry dock still in use and also home to some famous ships, including HMS Warrior, the Tudor carrack Mary Rose and Lord Nelson’s flagship, HMS Victory. Although smaller than in its heyday, the naval base remains a major dockyard and base for the Royal Navy. There is also a thriving commercial ferryport serving destinations on the continent for freight and passenger traffic. The City of Portsmouth and Portsmouth Football Club are both nicknamed Pompey. The Spinnaker Tower is a striking recent addition to the city’s skyline. It can be found in the redeveloped former HMS Vernon, formerly a shore establishment or ‘stone frigate’ of the Royal Navy, now an area of retail outlets, restaurants, clubs and bars now known as Gunwharf Quays.
A wonderful community pub, The Fox & Pelican is very much part of village life in Grayshott. Serving great locally sourced food and outstanding cask ales, you’re always assured a friendly welcome and service with a big smile.
Applegarth employs 20 people and has a thriving Restaurant, farmshop and Gardenware area selling a whole raft of locally sourced, unique products. We are still true to our roots however, trying to break the mould of faceless high street shopping by providing a personal and unique location.
Ramster Garden is an open garden, near Chiddingfold, Surrey, covering over 20 acres. First landscaped and laid out in the 1890s by Gauntlett Nurseries and Sir Harry Waechter. The gardens are usually open late March – mid June and there is a tea room. Ramster is also used for film locations and runs events and weddings from a variety of fine medieval buildings in the grounds.
Cosy and intimate, Cain Manor sits high on the North Downs and enjoys stunning views over the surrounding Surrey countryside. Built largely of oak, Cain Manor has an enchanting warmth which will underpin the happy, relaxed tone of your wedding celebrations. With its formal grounds and snug interior it is the perfect wedding venue, whatever the weather.
The barn-style Music Room at Cain Manor, with its Minstrels’ Gallery and oak beams, can seat up to 123 guests for your Wedding breakfast.