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Churt and the Local Area

For those travelling to reach us, why not make a day or weekend of your visit? The local area around Churt and The Sculpture Park offers an abundance of exceptional places. Our recommendations on where to sleep, eat, shop and explore and here:

PLACES TO STAY IN THE LOCAL AREA

The Devil's Cradle, Churt

B&B in The Sculpture Park Local Area

Adjacent to The Sculpture Park and originally built in 1928 as a farm shop. This boutique style, self-contained lodge offer a little piece of private luxury. Suitable for couples or families with small children. Complete with double bedroom and sofa bed, fully equipped kitchen, lounge and bathroom, ample parking, outside dining & sofa and access to private lawn. Self-catering breakfast can be provided on request.

Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat, Tilford

Tilford Wood Lodges

Just a few minutes’ drive away and set in woodlands. These modern cabins sleep 1-6 people and feature bedrooms, kitchens, reception rooms, bathrooms and verandas, plus WiFi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and games consoles. Some cabins feature private hot tubs, while others have washer/dryers.

Bel and The Dragon, Churt

Children's play area

Opposite The Sculpture Park, this hotel has eighteen en-suite bedrooms. You will also find a bar, restaurant and large garden with children's play area.

Frensham Pond Hotel, Frensham

Frensham pond hotel near The Sculpture Park, ChurtJust 5 minutes’ drive from The Sculpture park, The Best Western Frensham Pond Hotel provides accommodation. It is set in one of the area’s most idyllic locations; Frensham Great Pond.
Their 51 spacious bedrooms (including 12 secluded garden suites) were recently renovated. Rooms are fully equipped with all the necessary features to guarantee a successful and comfortable stay. A bar and restaurant are also available.

Four Seasons Hotel, Dogmersfield, Hampshire

Four Seasons HotelIf you are looking for a luxurious hotel with all exquisite food, outdoor activities and a spa, a 20 minute drive will take you to this 5 star, historic Georgian manor house hotel set in beautiful countryside.

Champneys, Forest Mere, Hampshire

Forest Mere Resort

A private resort surrounded by woodland, lush green fields and a tranquil lake, Champneys Forest Mere is the ideal setting to rest and unwind. Located in Liphook, Hampshire, just 20 minutes from The Sculpture Park. As well as the hotel, this luxurious location is also home to one of the best spas around. A real pampering get-away!

De Vere Horsley Estate, East Horsley, Surrey

horsley (3)Set amidst acres of Surrey parkland, De Vere Horsley Estate has history and heritage at every turn. Designed and built in 1820 by Sir Charles Barry; the architect of the Houses of Parliament, the house was later the seat of the Lovelace family who enhanced it with the bold architectural features that can still be seen throughout.

PLACES TO EAT IN THE LOCAL AREA

Orchard Barn Café, Churt

Cafe in The Sculpture Park Local Area

Just a 2 minute drive away, we highly recommend this charming new family run café. On offer are cooked breakfasts, fresh pastries, homemade cakes, light lunches and excellent barista coffee. Ingredients are locally sourced and food is freshly cooked.

Open Weds-Sat 8:30am - 4:30pm, Sunday 9am – 4pm, Closed Mon & Tues

Avalon Nurseries Café, Churt

Avalon Cafe

01428 604842

Just 2 minutes’ drive up Tilford Road towards Hindhead, Avalon is a local garden centre offering a tea room with small selection of sandwiches, snacks, teas and coffees.

The Duke of Cambridge, Tilford

The Duke of Cambridge near The Sculpture Park, ChurtA short drive down Tilford Road towards Farnham, this country pub offers cosy fires and a rustic barn for almost alfresco winter dining.  Outdoors you’ll find a patio, large garden with it’s own bar & grill and a new children’s playground.

 

PLACES TO EXPLORE IN THE LOCAL AREA

Devils Punchbowl, Hindhead

The Devils Punchbowl near The Sculpture Park, ChurtThe Devil's Punch Bowl is a large natural amphitheater and beauty spot near Hindhead, just 10 minutes’ drive from The Sculpture Park.  The A3 skirted the centre of the site before the Hindhead Tunnel was built in 2011 and is now just faintly visible amongst the heathland and pathways.

The views are exceptional and on a clear day you can see London in the distance.

Here you will also find The Devils Punchbowl Hotel for food and bedrooms and Devil’s Punchbowl café for snacks and coffee.

Devils’s Jumps, Churt

Devil's Jumps near The Sculpture Park, ChurtRight next to the Sculpture Park you can walk up the Devil’s Jumps, a series of three small hills with lovely views stretching to Farnham. The area is set in ‘The Flashes’ and includes shallow lakes in a picturesque setting.

Frensham Ponds, Frensham

frensham big pond beach near The Sculpture Park, ChurtFrensham Great & Little Ponds and Common are Green Flag award winning sites. They are very popular in the summer when paddling and swimming is allowed next to the sandy beaches. The Common is made up of a large area of heathland, mixed woodland, and the two large ponds which were built in the Middle Ages to provide fish for the Bishop of Winchester's estate.

Waverley Abbey, Farnham

Waverley abbey near The Sculpture Park, ChurtA 12 minute drive from the park, Waverley Abbey was the very first monastery founded in Britain in 1128 and is now an attractive ruin and popular draw to the local area. The impressive remains include the fine 13th century vaulted refectory or dining hall for the lay brothers, the Cistercians' labour force.

In more recent times, the abbey has been used as a backdrop to the films Elizabeth (1998) and Disney's Into the Woods (2014).

 

PLACES TO SHOP IN THE LOCAL AREA

Miscellanea, Churt

Miscellanea of Churt near The Sculpture Park, Churt1 mile away is a unique shopping experience for all your interior design and decoration requirements. Miscellanea’s showroom is second to none with a huge array of beautiful sculptures, bespoke furniture, glassware, paintings and prints, ceramics, lighting, textiles and tiles, all to leave you beaming with excitement.

Farnham Town

farnham town near The Sculpture Park, Churt10 minutes’ drive away is the historic and beautiful town of Farnham. As well as cafes and restaurants, Farnham hosts an array of independent and high street shops, boutiques and services. Many other key features of the local area are based here including Farnham Castle and Farnham Maltings.

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