Tel: 07717 833999
The gallery is set in beautiful countryside with far reaching views. The river Test is close by and the gallery is surrounded by wonderful places to walk with or without your dogs.
From the A303 take the Stockbridge turning (A3057). Turn right to Goodworth Clatford. At the t-junction (The Royal Oak pub will be on the right hand side) turnleft. Continue through village and out the other side. Westover Farm is a little further along on the left hand side, but please take the SECOND turning into the farm, signed Westover Business Units. At the end of this road you will see a number of converted barns in front of you, turn right and immediately left through the Courtyard. The Old Dairy are buildings on the left hand side.
From Salisbury/A343 south direction, take the right hand turning towards Farleigh School (opposite the turning to Abbotts Ann). Stay on this road until you get to a small crossroads (n.b. straight on past a turning on your left). Turn left and Westover Farm is a little further up on your right hand side. Please take theSECOND turning and follow as above.
Longstock Park Nursery, SO20 6EH – Farm Shop and café – half a mile from the gallery
The plant nursery has incredibly knowledgeable and helpful staff, and the shop sells wonderful local produce and presents . Great for breakfast, a light lunch or tea.
Winchester Cathedral, (15 mins)
A historic Cathedral whose foundations date from the 7th Century. The Medieval Gothic cathedral, as it is seen today, dates from between the 11th to the early 16th Century. In the Crypt is ‘Sound II’, a sculpture by Antony Gormley, often partially submerged as the Crypt floods during rainy months.
‘Horse and Rider’, Elisabeth Frink, (1974), Winchester High Street
The Great Hall, Castle Avenue, Winchester (15 mins)
The Historic 13th Century Great Hall is all that is left of the Winchester Castle, built by William the Conquerer, and displays the mythological Round Table of King Arthur.
New Art Centre, Roche Court, Wiltshire (15 mins)
A beautiful sculpture park and gallery, showing works by Antony Gormley, Nathan Coley, and Barbara Hepworth, among others.
Bombay Sapphire Distillery, Laverstoke Mill, Laverstoke (15 mins)
The Bombay Sapphire Distillery is housed in an 18th Century paper mill, with beautiful glasshouses destined by the Heatherwick Studio at the heart of the buildings. Make sure to book.
Mottisfont Abbey (10 mins)
National Trust site with beautiful gardens.
Places to eat
The Peat Spade Pub, Longstock
1 mile from the gallery, has an excellent menu and a really pretty garden. The pub does steak frites nights, and pizza nights, and is the heart of the village. A great place to book dinner after a gallery opening, as it’s a short walk away!
The Greyhound, Stockbridge
Gastropub serving delicious seasonal food, with a patio and garden alongside the River Test. Some lovely walks on the Stockbridge Water Meadows and Downs. A favourite of ours.
home made pizzas and delicious coffee.
Thyme and Tides, Stockbridge
CoffeeLab, Winchester & Stockbridge
Delicious artisan coffee and giant brownies.
Rick Stein, 7 High Street, Winchester
Places to stay
The Greyhound, Stockbridge
Hotel du Vin & Bistro, Southgate St, Winchester
Limewood Hotel, Lyndhurst, Hampshire
The hotel restaurant serves simple seasonal dishes, and is run by Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder. The spa and Raw and Cured bar is also a must.