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Local Attractions

Why not visit some nearby attractions as part of a full day out in the glorious Hampshire countryside

Whitchurch town centre is largely located within a Conservation Area, with many Listed Buildings to preserve its historical character, such as the Church of All Hallows, the Vicarage and Granary, the Baptist Church, the Town Hall, and the White Hart Inn, as well as the Mill.

The Heritage Trail

Why not download a Whitchurch Heritage Trail map and explore the town?

The Mill Trail

Take a gentle walk along part of the Test Valley, nationally renowned for its fly fishing and its crystal clear waters. The Trail is an attractive circular walk of up to seven miles (there are shorter circuits), passing five historic mills. Look out for the blue arrows and panels located at key points. This walk showcases some of the best of the Hampshire countryside. Trail leaflets are available for download.

Bombay Sapphire Distillery

Book a tour to discover the process behind making every bottle of Bombay Sapphire Gin. Located at the historic Laverstoke Mill, why not compliment your visit to the Silk Mill with a half-day tour at the Distillery to see the delights of mills on the River Test?

2 miles from Whitchurch Silk Mill
Laverstoke Mill, London Rd, Whitchurch RG28 7NR


The Stonehenge World Heritage Site is famous worldwide and is one of the most important prehistoric landscapes in Europe.

32-minute car journey from Whitchurch Silk Mill
Stonehenge, Salisbury SP4 7DE

Where to stay

The White Hart was first built in 1461, on the junction of the old London/Exeter & Oxford/Southampton roads, and has a rich history. The hotel is now owned by Arkell’s Brewery, who have refurbished this historical inn and provide food, drink and rooms in the heart of Whitchurch.

2 minutes walk from Whitchurch Silk Mill
Newbury Street, Whitchurch, Hampshire RG28 7DN

Oakley Hall dates back to 1795 and has links to the celebrated novelist Jane Austen, who lived in the nearby village of Steventon. Over the years, the Georgian manor house was used as a boarding school and opened up as a hotel in 2009.

With 50 bedrooms, a two AA Rosette restaurant, and 315 acres of beautiful grounds to explore, Oakley Hall Hotel is perfect for your overnight stay while visiting the beautiful North Hampshire countryside.


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