AROUND Meadow tree farm
Meadow Tree Farm is perfectly located Adult only, dog friendly campsite, with Romsey and Salisbury only a short drive away you can explore their history and attractions. If you want something a little more exhilarating then pop down to the new forest where you can explore this beautiful national park.
Closer to the farm is the stunningly beautiful Gilberts nursery where you can see an array of plants and flowers while tasting the delicious freshly prepared food or why not pop into our local pup the Hatchet where you can sit and enjoy some good pub grub in traditional style surroundings or just taste some of the local ales.
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The New Forest is an area of southern England that includes New Forest, National Park. The region is known for its heathland, forest trails and native ponies. In the southeast, the National Motor Museum houses F1 race cars and vintage motorbikes. Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway is home to exotic trees, plus colourful rhododendrons and azaleas. Owls, otters and wolves are among the residents of New Forest Wildlife Park.
The ancient and prosperous market town of Romsey sits on the banks of the River Test, one of the finest trout and salmon rivers in Europe.
Medieval streets cluster around the magnificent Norman Abbey which dominates the town and plays host to an extensive musical programme each year. The Abbey is the largest parish church in Hampshire and can trace its origins back to 907AD.
The medieval King John's House, Tudor Cottage and former Victorian Gun shop together make a new heritage centre. As well as some fascinating displays there are a series of period gardens which lead down to a bubbling mill stream.
Just outside the town and set in extensive parklands is the eighteenth-century mansion of Broadlands, the former home of Lord Palmerston and also The Late Lord Louis Mountbatten. Broadlands is open to the public during July and August and hosts a range of craft shows, concerts and events throughout the year.
Mottisfont Abbey, five miles north-west of Romsey, is well known for its walled kitchen garden and a national collection of old-fashioned and species roses.
Or if you are looking for more contemporary entertainment then splash about in the swirling leisure pools of the Romsey Rapids.
Another unique attraction is Romsey Signal Box, a fully restored railway signal box open to the public several times each month. Visitors can pull the levers and operate the signals.
A family run plant nursery & tearoom, open all year for the experienced or novice gardener.
Stocking a good selection of garden sundries, compost, fertilizer, frost proof pots.
Freshly prepared and cooked homemade food is served in the conservatory tearoom which is situated in the centre of the nursery. With views over our plant areas and across the Teagarden, during the summer the Dahlia field can also be seen from the tearoom.
During the Summer months, the nursery comes to life with over 300 varieties of Dahlias in the Dahlia field which is within the nursery.
Salisbury is a medieval cathedral city in the southern English county of Wiltshire. It’s 9 miles south of the iconic prehistoric stone circle at Stonehenge, which stands on the grassland of Salisbury Plain. The city’s ornate 13th-century cathedral has a 123m spire, a working 14th-century clock and an original copy of the Magna Carta (the Great Charter), a key document from 1215 A.D.
The medieval walls of 80-acre Cathedral Close enclose river meadows, lawns, mansions and museums. Salisbury Museum displays archaeological finds from Stonehenge as well as paintings by Romantic landscape artist J.M.W. Turner.
Mompesson House is an elegant 18th-century Queen Anne building with period furniture. In Market Place are timber-framed Tudor buildings, and nearby is the 14th-century Poultry Cross. Just outside town, Wilton House is a stately home with 17th-century interiors, Rembrandt paintings and landscaped gardens. Old Sarum, Salisbury’s predecessor, is now a grassy hill with an Iron Age fort and a ruined castle.