Barton Stacey - little England at its most charming
Located 7 miles south-east of Andover, the little village of Barton Stacey can be found in the scenic Test Valley disrtrict of Hampshire. The original area was only three streets, before over 2000 acres were purchased by the MOD in World War Two to be used for military training. The village is ideal to enjoy deligthtful rural scenery, with the attractions of Winchester under 10 miles away.
Explore the famous Winchester Cathedral
Under 20 minutes away by car, Winchester Cathedral is one of the country's most well-known buildings of its kind. Inside, you'll find chests containing the bones of Anglo Saxon kings and even medieval stained glass that was shattered by Oliver Cromwell's troops. The children's trail is a great way for little ones to get an interest in history and keep busy, while you soak up the fascinating history all around you.
Marvel at the animals at Marwell Zoo
15 miles from Barton Stacey, hundreds of animals can be witnessed up close in the 140 acres that make up Marwell Zoo. Daily talks and animal feeds help you learn more about the thriving beasts, including hippos, penguins, tigers and giraffes.
Planing a trip to Barton Stacey? Travelodge Barton Stacey Hotel has you covered. Travelodge Andover Hotel is only 7 miles away too if you're looking a little further afield.