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Tel code: 01249 | code search
Postcode: SP3 | code search
Population: 500
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Angel Inn
"New owners & Chef Well done even better than before Food choice excellent and quality to match. Wines a grand selection. Looked at accommodation and it looks better than the ..." More

Angel Inn
"Disappointing. Stayed here several times in the past for the restaurant's atmosphere and great food. Things have taken a nose dive. We started in the now tiny bar area for ..." More

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This Wiltshire village was once a thriving market town originally established by the Bishop des Roches of Winchester. By 1754 there were 14 inns and public houses in Hindon. Unfortunately, the same year the town was razed by a terrible fire that left just one of the inns and little else of the old town standing after burning out of control for four hours. A new town was quickly established with help of a relief fund that collected money from as far afield as Canterbury. When the first mail coach stopped here on its journey from London to Exeter on 2nd August, 1784 the town was on the up again. By 1800, The Lamb was reputed to keep 300 post horses in its stabling. Unfortunately the railway passed Hindon by and it declined again, this time slipping back to village life after six centuries of enjoying town status. Hindon is situated within the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Its quintessentially English rural architecture includes Thomas Henry Wyatt's St John The Baptist Church which was completed in 1871. It is built using stones from an earlier chapel and local Chilmark and Red Bed Farleigh Down Stone.

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The Lamb Inn (0.17 miles)

The Lamb Inn

The Lamb began trading as a public house probably as early as the twelfth century. By 1870 it was already well established as a posting inn that supplied 300 post horses for coaches. To this day, ... More | visit website

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The Old Rectory (0.99 miles)

The Old Rectory
The Old Rectory is a the former residence of the Rector of the Parish of Chicklade and Hindon offering a warm welcome and friendly service in lovely surroundings and at an affordable price including a ... More | visit website
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Cools Farm (2.60 miles)

Cools Farm

Cools Farm is an original 1620s listed farmhouse recently refurbished to a high standard. Three double bedrooms, one of which is a Family Room, provide comfortable and characterful accommodation for our guests and we are ... More | visit website

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Applehay Studio (3.92 miles)

Applehay Studio

Applehay Studio is set on the Dorset, Wiltshire border in a rural setting in the middle of a traditional picturesque village green. It is directly opposite a friendly village pub, which dispenses real ales and ... More | visit website

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The Benett Arms (3.93 miles)

The Benett Arms

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16th century village inn overlooking village green, pond, and church,set amongst rolling hills on wiltshire /dorset boarder Traditional english food fine selection of wine ... More

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Compasses Inn (4.56 miles)

Compasses Inn
In the midst of the beautiful Wiltshire countryside, The Compasses Inn is an idyllic fourteenth century thatched pub, full of old world charm. Our traditional inn is unspoilt and offers the very best in real ... More | visit website
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Dove Inn (4.99 miles)

Dove Inn
The Dove is a thriving, traditional Village pub, located in the beautiful and tranquil Wylye valley and is an ideal base when visiting the South West, with Bath, Salisbury and Stonehenge within a short drive ... More | visit website
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Howards House (5.18 miles)

Howards House
Set in two acres of beautiful gardens in the idyllic and quintessentially English village of Teffont Evias, nine miles west of Salisbury, Howards House has earned its reputation as one of the most relaxing, informal ... More | visit website
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Prince Leopold Inn (5.43 miles)

Prince Leopold Inn
The Prince Leopold was acquired by new owners in June 2010 and has been completely refurbished. The Inn enjoys the archetypal setting for an English country inn - standing beside the River Wylye, looking out ... More | visit website
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Chetcombe House B&B (5.67 miles)

Chetcombe House B&B
Chetcombe House is an elegant and cosy country house set in an acre of lovely gardens and located just a few minutesí walking distance from the centre of the charming Wiltshire town of Mere. It ... More | visit website

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