B and Bs in Andover
Gunville House dates from the 18th Century and is a lovely thatched, beamed family house. It is in a secluded, rural situation just outside the village of Grateley near Andover in Hampshire, the house looks out onto Quarley Hill, believed to be the site of an Iron Age hill fort. Grateley is a quiet village about 4 miles south west of Andover and is famous for being where the first code of law for England was laid down by King Athelstan in 928 AD, It has a 13th Century Church, Post Office, good pub and golf driving range.The area is world famous for its chalk streams, offering superb fishing for Brown and Rainbow Trout. Local attractions include, the hawk Conservancy, Thruxton Race Circuit, Stockbridge and the River Test, Highclere Castle, Broadlands (the former home of Lord Mountbatten), Mottisfont Abbey and Gardens, Hillier's Arboretum and Gardens, Stourhead House and Garden, Danebury Hil iron age fort and other settlements, Stonehenge and Salisbury Plain, Museum of Army flying at Middle Wallop and the Tank Museum at Bovington The B&B is ideally situated as a base for those who wish to be within easy reach of Salisbury, Stonehenge, Winchester and Marlborough (all within 20 minutes by car). the historic Cities of Portsmouth, Oxford and Bath are all within easy reach.
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