Local places of Interest - Whitehill Farm Caravan Park

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Local Amenities and Places of Interest
The whole of south Wiltshire is steeped in modern and ancient history. Nearby you can visit Stonehenge, Old Sarum and the medieval city of Salisbury with its magnificent Cathedral and Close. The New Forest National Park is only 30 minutes away and the beaches of Bournemouth and Southbourne can be reached in around an hour depending on traffic conditions.
In Pitton there is a village shop and Post Office as well as The Silver Plough public house which is renowned for quality food. Your nearest supermarket with free parking is Aldi on the A30 London Road going into Salisbury. There is a Waitrose which is situated on the Salisbury Ring Road West A36, and Tescos is on the A36 heading East out of Salisbury. The ring road east towards Tesco can get very congested at peak times.

Salisbury Cathedral
Salisbury Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, is an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England. The cathedral is the mother church of the Diocese of Salisbury and is the seat of the Bishop of Salisbury.
The building is regarded as one of the leading examples of Early English Gothic architecture. Its main body was completed in 38 years, from 1220 to 1258.
The spire, built in 1320, at 404 feet (123 m), has been the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom since 1561. Visitors can take the "Tower Tour", in which the interior of the hollow spire, with its ancient wooden scaffolding, can be viewed. The cathedral has the largest cloister and the largest cathedral close in Britain at 80 acres (32 ha). It contains a clock which is among the oldest working examples in the world, and has one of the four surviving original copies of Magna Carta. In 2008, the cathedral celebrated the 750th anniversary of its consecration.

Visit their website for more info https://www.salisburycathedral.org.uk/
Old Sarum Castle, formerly known as Seresberi Castle, is an 11th century motte-and-bailey castle built in Old Sarum, Wiltshire. It was originally built in timber and it was eventually built in stone, of which the ruins can be seen today. Only the mound and foundations of the castle survive today. The castle is owned by the English Heritage and it is open to the public, along with the rest of Old Sarum.

The castle is about a 15 minute drive from the camp site. From the outer grounds which are free to enter you get a great view of Salisbury and the surrounding land scape. Parking is not free in the castle car park. There is free parking at Hudsons Field just off the A345 as you drive into Salisbury. There are various countryside walks from the castle and its environs.

Old Sarum Castle
A short distance from the campsite is the Silver Plough Public House. At the Silver Plough, they offer a locally sourced menu and all food is freshly cooked to order. Vegetarian & Gluten Free options are available – please state if you are Gluten Free when ordering.
They aim to offer high quality cuisine all freshly made in house by their team of chefs, and a wide variety of drinks in the bar.
It is advisable to book a table with us due to the popularity of the quality food that is on offer.
On Thursdays they run a theme night from two steaks for £36 evening, Curry evening every curry for £10.95. these nights are on alternative weeks.
On Sundays between 12 and 3:30pm they offer a very popular Roast Dinner, where you have a choice of four meats, served with potatoes, fresh vegetables and homemade Yorkshire puddings.

To make a table booking, please contact us on 01722 712266

Silver Plough public house
Approximately a 25 minute drive, just the other side of Stockbridge at a place called Fullerton you will find the iconic riverside pub The Mayfly. It that has been beautifully refurbished, and the country charm of The Mayfly is sure to lure you in with its picturesque location, delicious pub meals, diverse range of drinks, nearby fly-fishing spots and walking and cycling routes. Their Sunday Roasts are some of the best you will find locally.

On your way why not stop off in Stockbridge and visit some of the craft shops. Stockbridge also has some very good dining opportunities.

Address: The Mayfly, Stockbridge, Fullerton, Nr. Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6AX

Mayfly Fullerton
Mayfly Fullerton
Every Tuesday and Saturday there is a market in the market square in Salisbury. During the summer months they often have craft markets on a Sunday. On two sides of the market square are pubs, cafes and restaurants. Unfortunately there is no free parking in Salisbury. The most convenient car park for the town centre is the central car park which you access from Castle Street or the A36.

Website for car parks Car Parks in Salisbury

If you are looking for outdoor dining try the Harvester at Old Sarum, The Old Mill at West Harnham or The Bishops Mill in Fisherton Street to name a few. For further infomation just use Google, Google knows everything!
Salisbury Market Square
One of the most famous landmarks in the United Kingdom, Stonehenge is regarded as a British cultural icon. It has been a legally protected scheduled monument since 1882, when legislation to protect historic monuments was first successfully introduced in Britain. The site and its surroundings were added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1986.

New Forest National Park
Hengistbury Head Nature Reserve
Hengistbury Head
Durley Chine
Durley Chine
The New Forest National Park is around a thirty minute drive depending on where you want to acccess it. Access points are off the A36 at Nomansland, A338 at Downton or the A31 at Ringwood.
Hengistbury Head is around an hours drive and has great walks around the headland or along the beach. There is also a land train to take you to the beach huts if you do not fancy a mile and a half walk.
Durly Chine is the ideal beach for Bournemouth as you can walk all the way into Sandbanks which as a bout a 45 minute walk. It also has some dog friendly areas should you wish to take your dog onto the beach. There is a pub and cafe as well as cafes/restaurants along the promenade towards Sandbanks.
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