South Downs Eco Lodge, The Sustainability Centre, East Meon, Hampshire, GU32 1HR

Call Reception on 01730 823549 or 01730 823166

Hostel, B&B, Yurts & Camping in the South Downs

The South Downs Eco Lodge, (previously called Wetherdown Lodge), provides 4 types of accommodation and has had an award- winning eco-renovation. All are part of The Sustainability Centre which promotes environmental awareness and low impact living in the heart of the South Downs National Park. We are right on the South Downs Way National Trail and ideal for walkers, cyclists, business away-days and family get-togethers.

The Hostel has 14 rooms available for advanced group bookings or individual rooms can be booked from approximately 6 weeks to 3 days prior to the date required. It has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, a communal area, comfortable bedrooms with linen & towels provided, and shared bathrooms/toilets.

The Bed & Breakfast has 11 rooms, all en-suite, newly renovated and available at all times, as is the peaceful Campsite.

The Campsite has 3 Yurts and 9 Camping Pitches and solar showers, offering a peaceful real camping experience. Yurts are only available in the summer.

Our Beech Café is open Wednesday to Sunday for breakfast, lunch and tea from 8.30am to 4pm.

The centre has large grounds with woodland trails. Within 2 miles there are country pubs, local shops and take-aways/deliveries

This accommodation is featured on our map of South of England and South East England and here is its own website.


  • Beds & Rooms:

    73: Hostel 39: 14 rooms. B&B 24: 11 rooms. Yurts 10: 3 yurts + Camping 34: 9 pitches
  • Open:

    Hostel, B&B and Campsite are open all year. Yurts from Apr to Oct.
  • Price per night:

    See website.
  • Booking:

    Individuals can book online via Sustainability Centre's website (Orange button). Groups, please book by telephone or email. Group bookings are available well in advance. B&B, Camping and Yurts can be booked well in advance or near the time. The Hostel rooms can be individually from 4 to 6 weeks prior to your dates.
  • Directions:

    Map Ref - GR 676 189. By Car - From A3 take Clanfield turn (brown sign). Turn right after Rising Sun Pub in Clanfield. At top of hill, turn left signed Droxford. Sat Nav - GU32 1HR What 3 Words - nuance.masterful.pizzeria.
  • Public Transport :

    Trains go to Petersfield - 6 miles away Taxi from Petersfield is £20-25 Bus 38 from Petersfield to Clanfield - 3 miles away Bus 67 from Petersfield to East Meon - 3 miles away Bus 41 from Portsmouth Harbour to Clanfield - 3 miles away.
  • Walks :

    Long Distance Walkers AssociationLong Distance Walks South Downs Way King Alfreds Way Cathedral Cycle Route Trans Euro Trail
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cPrivate rooms
&Family rooms
dBedding provided
gFully heated
nBreakfast available (with notice)
oMeals available locally
kSelf catering facilities
'Bike/equipment store (lockable)
8Green Tourism Award: Gold
uWithin 3 miles of NCN


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Eco Lodge on King Alfred’s Way

November 15th 2023

Right on King Alfreds Way South Downs Eco Lodge, at the Sustainability Centre, provides private rooms with a shared self-catering kitchen, B&B rooms and a campsite with yurts & secluded pitches. The Sustainability Centre has a café and there are pubs, shops & take-aways 2 miles away.

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Chalk Steams of Hampshire as featured on the BBC Wild Isles Series

February 13th 2023

Just a mile from South Downs Eco Lodge runs the Meon River. A classic Chalk Stream that springs up, filtered through the chalk to produce clear, beautiful stretches of water. This mineral-rich water is a unique habitat supporting swaths of White Crowfoot flowers loved by Damselfly, Minows, Brown Trout, and King Fishers as featured by David Attenborough. Find out more at the Sustainability Centre home of the Eco Lodge.

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