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Tel code: 01524 | code search
Postcode: PR3 | code search
Population: 1100
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"Average food, average, tired room, poor service and the worst nights sleep you can pay for! Avoid this pub at all costs unless you are going to watch sports and ..." More

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"This is a copy of my email to Janice at the New Holly, to which to date hav had no reply.(dated May 1st 2011) Enough said........... Good evening Janice, I was in your ..." More

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Forton is to be found a few miles from the coast, close to the Forest of Bowland in the North of England in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Reference to Forton is to be found in the Domesday Book when the lands were owned by the local wealthy family until the mid 17th century when it was all sold off to tenant farmers. The late 18th century and 19th century were to change the way of life as the canal, road and rail network started stretching across the country. Today thousands of motorists on the M6 pass the distinctive Pennine Tower of the Forton service station which was built in the mid 1960ís between junctions 32 and 33. The village of Forton itself though still remains much as it was, it is only relatively recently that the village has grown. The church in Forton was built in the early part of the 19th century and it was funded by a local mill owner George Fishwick and is still the focal point of village life today, while some of the buildings date back to the 18th century.


New Holly
The Bay Horse Inn


Fortonís Restaurant


Forton County Primary School

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Travelodge Barton Stacey (1.45 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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The White Lion Inn (2.36 miles)

The White Lion Inn

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Located in the heart of the historic red bricked and thatched village of Wherwell deep within the Test Valley, our 17th Century former coaching Inn and our friendly staff provide ... More

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Travelodge Winchester Sutton Scotney A34 Southbound (3.43 miles)

Travelodge Winchester Sutton Scotney A34 Southbound

Located just on the A34 just 8 miles east of Andover and 8 miles north of Winchester, this Travelodge provides contemporary, quality accommodation. Spacious en-suite bedrooms, television in every room, tea and coffee making facilities, ... More | visit website

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White Hart Hotel (3.59 miles)

White Hart Hotel

The White Hart at Ford represents everything you would expect from a rambling 16th Century coaching inn. Situated in the on the outskirts of the beautiful Cotswolds, beside a babbling trout stream, the hotel offers ... More | visit website

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Danebury Hotel (3.76 miles)

Danebury Hotel

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Centrally located in Andover, the Danebury started its life as a coaching inn in the 17th century. A lively town house hotel offering 18 contemporary and stylish bedrooms. The Danebury Hotel is ... More

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Norton Park Hotel (4.02 miles)

Norton Park Hotel

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With a beautiful, peaceful setting in 54 acres of tranquil parkland, Norton Park is one of the finest hotels in Hampshire and is ideal for a relaxing break. This impressive 4-star hotel ... More

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Premier Inn Andover (5.29 miles)

Premier Inn Andover

Situated on the outskirts of the Hampshire market town of Andover, with close links to the A34 and A303. Local sights include Winchester Cathedral, Thruxton Race Circuit and Stone Henge.
Our Andover Premier Inn has everything ... More | visit website

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Grosvenor Hotel (6.45 miles)

Grosvenor Hotel

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The Grosvenor Hotel is a traditional coaching inn located in the centre of this old market town. It has a pretty country garden and the oak panelled restaurant serves a variety ... More

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White Hart Inn (6.52 miles)

White Hart Inn

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The White Hart Inn is situated in the village of Stockbridge, near the New Forest. The building was originally a 15th century coaching in, now converted to a modern comfortable ... More

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The Three Cups Inn (6.57 miles)

The Three Cups Inn
The Three Cups has has wooden beamed ceilings, stone-wood flooring, handcrafted oak tables and chairs, fresh flowers, open fires places and candle light. Creating an intimate atmosphere. Our eight ensuite bedrooms are elegantly decorated, ... More | visit website

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