Local Area

Local Area

Places to explore in 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:

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Places to explore in 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:

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Bel and The Dragon, Churt

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.

Bell and the Dragon Churt

Bel and The Dragon, Churt

Bell and the Dragon Churt

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.

Devils Cradle

The Devil's Cradel, Churt

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.

The Devil's Cradel, Churt

Devils Cradle

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

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.

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Tilford Woods Lodge Retreat

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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.

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Frensham Pond Hotel, Frensham

Just 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.

Frensham Pond Hotel, Frensham

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Just 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.

Little Cowdray Glamping, Thursley

11 Minutes drive and located in the picturesque village of Thursley, this working farm is run by the family. They are home to cattle, pint sized cattle, a resident pet pig, Molly, some cheeky, Pygmy Goats a small flock of sheep, a couple of ponies and numerous free range hens!

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Little Cowdray Glamping, Thursley

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11 Minutes drive and located in the picturesque village of Thursley, this working farm is run by the family. They are home to cattle, pint sized cattle, a resident pet pig, Molly, some cheeky, Pygmy Goats a small flock of sheep, a couple of ponies and numerous free range hens!

Places to explore in the local area

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Places to explore in the local area

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Devils Punchbowl, Hindhead

The 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.

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Devils Punchbowl, Hindhead

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The 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.

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Frensham Ponds, Frensham

Frensham 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.

Frensham Ponds, Frensham

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Frensham 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

A 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).

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Waverley Abbey, Farnham

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A 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

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Places to shop in the local area

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Miscellanea of Churt

1 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.

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Miscellanea of Churt

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1 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.

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Lead and the Swan with foliage

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