Within easy reach of both London and the South Coast, Cedar Valley is the ideal base from which to explore the Hampshire countryside. For those who are seeking an active adventure, there there are plenty of scenic walks and cycling routes through the South Downs, as well as several wild swimming spots. The area also boasts some of Hampshire’s finest pubs, as well as many family friendly attractions – not least a trip to the beach! 

The Dell

Open 3rd May 2024 to late September

Cedar Valley’s on site restaurant and bar, The Dell is surrounded by majestic beech trees and (hopefully!) drenched in sunshine,

‘Boycie’ the bus turned café, ‘Ricicle’ our wood-fired pizza oven and our safari-tent Beech Bar are looking forward to meeting you. Fine local ales and cider, sourdough pizza and glorious views await you!

Opening hours 

Pizzas and Bar: Fridays 4-9pm, Saturdays 12-9pm (12-4pm Bar only), Sundays 12-5pm 

Café: Saturday 8:30am-12pm, Sunday 8:30am – 12pm 

Cedar Valley Camping and Glamping Site Map


The South Downs Way is near by and there are a number of circular walks and cycle routes mapped out to guide you around the stunning countryside. Read more here. 


The famous Meon Springs fly trout fishery is approximately 2 miles from Cedar Valley. You’ll find fishing for the expert or instruction for the amateur.

Wild Swimming

Cedar Valley is surrounded by beautiful chalk rivers and some of the most popular wild swimming spots in Hampshire, including rivers, open water swimming in the sea and local wild swimmers to follow. Read more here.

Country Pubs

If you fancy a good walk followed by a pint of good local ale and extremely good food this is the place to go. Very pretty beer garden (complete with chickens). Sunday afternoons grab a pizza made freshly in the wood fired outdoor pizza oven.

01730 829244

Incredible food and their home baked bread from the Hampshire Pantry is a real winner. Greta selection of wine and real ales, and lovely garden with a stream running through it.

01489 877526

Within a 45 minute hill top walk complete with stunning views Ye Olde George Inn is ideal for lunches – serving decent food and real ale.

01730 823481

A 10 minute drive and an absolute must! Unbelievable food and a great selection of ales in a proper country pub. 

01420 627049

A short walk from Ye Olde George Inn, The Isaak is a fabulous place for a drink beside the stream that runs through East Meon. 

01730 823252



This popular ‘pizza’ pub is another cracker and well worth the 10 minute drive. A lovely old school village pub serving delicious Italian food.  

01730 265489


Located between the villages of East and West Meon, Cedar Valley is well placed for pubs, village shops and an award winning local butcher – Buckinghams Artisan Butchery 01730829663.

There are also plenty of activities including visits to the houses of Jane Austin in Chawton and Gilbert White in Selborne.

For younger members of the family there is the Watercress Line in Alresford and at certain times of the year the chance of a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine.

Slightly further afield is Paultons Park with the new exciting Peppa Pig World.

Things to do
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Local Market Towns and
Historic Cities

The pretty market town of Petersfield is 6 miles away and markets are held in the square every Wednesday and Saturday. 

The historical city of Winchester with its magnificent cathedral is 12 miles. 

Chichester is about 18 miles, and has a wonderful canal and cathedral. 

Portsmouth with the historic naval dockyard is only 12 miles and from Portsmouth Harbour you can hop on board a ferry and do a day trip to the Isle of Wight. 

It takes half an hour to get to Goodwood – famous for horse and motor racing and there are several meetings throughout the summer. Goodwood also has 2 golf courses and there are many other courses within easy reach.