When visiting us at Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists, we hope to make your visit as comfortable and stress-free as possible. We are situated in Alton, Hampshire which is a wonderful location of outstanding natural beauty, yet we are still easily accessible from A31, A3 and M3. During your visit, we hope you can also find some time to visit Alton’s attractions and therefore we have listed some suggestions that you may find helpful.
Alton has a variety of restaurants and cafes to suit any appetite, in the main town as well as plenty of charming rural pubs providing classic meals alongside creative seasonal dishes. The following suggestions are recommended by TripAdvisor.
Rose and Crown Inn: Crows Lane, Upper Farringdon, Alton, GU34 3ED: 01420 588231 www.rosecrownpub.co.uk
The French Horn (Public House): Butts Road, Alton, GU34 1RT: 01420 83269 www.frenchhorn.co.uk
The Three Horses (Public House): Crows Lane, Upper Farringdon, Alton, GU34 3ED: 0142083211 www.threehorseshoesalton.co.uk
Bottega dei Sapori (Italian): 8 High Street, Alton, GU34 1BN: 01420 88988 www.bottegadeisapori.co.uk
Cassandra’s Cup (traditional English Tea Room): Winchester Rd, Chawton, GU34 1BS: 01420 83144 www.cassandrascup.co.uk
There is a wide range of accommodations to suit every need in Alton and the surrounding towns and villages. If you are travelling the day before your appointment and need pet friendly accommodation, the establishments listed below accept pets. However we would advise checking before travelling.
The Three Horseshoes: Cakers Lane, East Worldham, Alton, GU34 3AE: 01420 83211 www.threehorseshoesalton.co.uk
Kiln Farm B&B: 8 Kiln Lane, Farnham, GU10 3LR: 01252 726 083; 07770 833 772 www.kilnfarmbandb.com
Swan Hotel: High Street, Alton GU34 1AT: 01420 83777 www.booking.com
The Anchor Inn: Lower Froyle, Alton, GU34 4NA: 01420 23261 www.anchorinnatlowerfroyle.co.uk
Flossie’s: The Post Office, Station Road, East Tisted, Alton, GU34 3QP: 01420 587075 www.flossiesbandb.co.uk
Chawton: The village of Chawton, famously the home of Jane Austen, is nearby and you can follow a circular walk from Chawton to Upper Faringdon past places of interest that Jane Austen knew. www.jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk
The Watercress Line steam railway goes from Alton, trundling through pleasant countryside through the village of Ropley and on to Alresford www.watercressline.co.uk
Birdworld is one of England’s largest bird parks. Covering 26 acres, it is located south west of the town of Farnham, Surrey and close to the village of Rowledge. Birdworld includes an Underwater World and Jenny Wren children’s farm. www.birdworld.co.uk