Draw from the Well of tranquility

Well is a small, quaint old Hampshire village close to the equally attractive town of Odiham, where time seems to have stood still and an old-fashioned sense of calm pervades. Keeping a safe, yet convenient position to the south west of London, this leafy hamlet is a dream come true for those hoping to escape the rat-race.

Stroll through scenes of a bygone era

The village and its surrounding area is an idyllic place to lose yourself on a ramble, whatever your level. There's a particularly fine 11km circular walk that's very easy underfoot, beginning and - conveniently - ending at The Chequers pub, that takes in some terrific views of the village and Nearby Lower Froyle.

Visit historic Odiham

Just three miles down the road, Odiham is a trove of independent shops, quaint cafes and quality pubs. Handmade jewellery, vintage clothes and designer outfits are available (Sophie Cranston, worn by the Duchess of Cambridge, has a shop here), and Odiham castle is well worth a visit. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Well? Travelodge Aldershot Hotel is your best bet, or Travelodge Fleet Hotel, both within seven miles.