The Old Dairy
Enjoy our 4 star quality holiday cottage, tucked in the Hampshire countryside on a small, family, working farm just outside Winchester. The Old Dairy, once a milking parlour, has been lovingly converted by owners Joy and Nick Waldron. The single storey cottage has three bedrooms, sleeping up to six people.



The Old Dairy farm cottage at Beechcroft Grazing land around Beechcroft Views across Hampshire from the cottage  

Facilities at The Old Dairy include;

All on ground floor: Lounge/dining room/kitchen with tiled floor, 3 bedrooms - one 5ft double with en-suite bathroom with shower over bath, toilet & basin, one twin, one bunk and a shower room with toilet and basin.

TV, DVD player, electric hob and oven, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, fridge, freezer, ironing board, iron, electric coal effect fire, oil fired central heating and a cot available on request.

In the fully enclosed garden there is a BBQ and garden furniture. There is parking for 2 cars alongside the cottage. Beechcroft is approximately one and a half miles from a shop and pubs.

Our holiday cottage has been designed for, and is fully accessible by, disabled persons.

Non smokers only please. Pets are not accepted.

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About the Farm

'Beechcroft' is the name of the farm on which The Old Dairy is situated and has been in the family for over three generations. We traditionally farm lamb and beef at Beechcroft ( It is placed in a stunning location with beautiful views from the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth, the Isle of Wight and westward to the New Forest.

On this working farm in spring you might see lambs born, cows calving or walk through the beautiful bluebells of Crabwood a mere 5 minutes away. During the summer, swallows hatch in the farm buildings whilst the buzzards often wheel overhead. As summer turns to autumn the local woods surrounding the farm turn their leaves the most wonderful shades of red and gold. In its turn, winter has its own treasures, warming walks through the woods and along the Clarendon Way returning to the welcoming warmth of The Old Dairy.

How to Find The Old Dairy

Sarum Road
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We are located on the Sarum Road, just a few miles out of Winchester (on the road towards Farley Mount Country Park). You will see the gate to Beechcroft on your left.

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Nearby Places to Visit

Historic Winchester featuring military museums, cathedral, The Great Hall and Round Table.
Farley Mount Country Park - great for walking.
The UK's newest National Park, The New Forest
Portsmouth - Historic Dockyard with Mary Rose and Victory.
Southampton - great shopping and the Cruise Line centre
Plus Beaulieu, Salisbury, Romsey, Stockbridge are all within easy reach by car.

Useful Links

Winchester Tourist Office
Visit Britain
The New Forest
Marwell Zoological Park
Hampshire Fare


South Downs Way
Wayfarers' Walk
Clarendon Way
The Itchen Way
St. Swithun's Way
Pilgrims' Way

The old milking parlour has been converted with the support of the Southern Tourist Board and assistance from the South of East England Development Agency (SEEDA).


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