Alton attractions

Alton attractions

AltonFrom Alton you can explore the delightful holiday area of Hampshire, a county that borders Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West Sussex. Hampshire has two great maritime bases at Portsmouth and Southampton, while nearby the Isle of Wight offers olde worlde charm. The New Forest National Park lies within the borders and the county town is Winchester. Hampshire is a unique county of rolling green hills, tranquil villages and ancient forests, with vibrant cities and bustling market towns. With its rich cultural heritage, varied coastline and beautiful countryside, Hampshire makes an ideal holiday destination.

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Attractions Birdworld, Holt Pound, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4LD. Tel : 01420 22140. Penguin feeding, Heron Theatre, Safari Rides, Birds of Prey tours, Play Areas and more. www.birdworld.co.uk. About 5 miles east of Alton.

Birdworld

 Jane Austen's House

Attractions Jane Austen's House, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SD. Tel: 01420 83262. The house where she wrote and revised her famous novels including Pride & Prejudice. The museum containing her memorabilia and artefacts. There is some of her jewellery, and examples of her needlework. www.jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk. About 1 mile south of Alton.

 Jane Austen's House

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Attractions The Watercress Line, The Railway Station, Alresford, Hampshire, England, SO24 9JG. Tel: 01962 733810. Alresford & Alton stations are signposted off the A31 Guildford to Winchester road; follow the brown tourist signs. Each has a car park at the station. Parking at our other stations (Medstead & Four Marks and Ropley) is very limited except at certain special events. www.watercressline.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Alton.

The Watercress Line

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Attractions The South Downs Way, over 100 miles long, passes through the beautiful countryside between Winchester and Eastbourne. The trail is very popular with walkers, cyclists, and horse riders. Passes through Eastbourne & Winchester. It passes close to (miles) Steyning (1/2 ), Midhurst (2), Newhaven (3), Lewes (4), Portsmouth (12), Alton (15), Brighton (7), Worthing (4).

The South Downs Way

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Also see Dorset attractions Wiltshire attractions Berkshire attractions Surrey attractions Sussex attractions Alton Alton travel. see Winchester hotels & Petersfield hotels.

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