Local Places of Interest
There are many places to visit in the local area, from cathedrals to historic homes. Winchester and Chichester both have impressive cathedrals to visit. The south coast has many attractions, including Portsmouth's historic ships and dockyard.
- Winchester ~ Cathedral
- Chichester ~ Cathedral & coast
- Portsmouth ~ Historic ships and dockyard
- South Downs National Park
- Hinton Ampner
- Jane Austin's house at Chawton
The Long House is centrally positioned for long distance walks along the South Downs Way or shorter walks around the village of East Meon.
Transport can be arranged to and from points on the South Downs Way.
The South Downs National Park covers a large area of South-Eastern England, from Hampshire to East Sussex. Places to explore include historical sites, ancient forests, and bronze age monuments. It is also an area of natural beauty, with rolling green hills and grassland. The national park is a favoured destination for walkers and cyclists.