Wetherdown Lodge and Campsite, The Sustainability Centre, Droxford Road, East Meon, Hampshire, GU32 1HR
An award winning example of eco-renovation and part of The Sustainability Centre which promotes environmental awareness and low impact living in the heart of the South Downs National Park. We’re right on the South Downs Way National Trail and ideal for walkers, cyclists, business away-days and family get-togethers. The Lodge has a fully equipped self-catering kitchen, a communal area, comfortable bedrooms with linen & towels provided, and shared bathrooms/toilets. A ‘help yourself’ breakfast is included. The centre has large grounds with woodland trails and a café open every day. The campsite has tipis and yurts, secluded woodland pitches and solar showers, offering a peaceful real camping experience. 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.
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38: 10 x 3, 4 x 2
Hostel and campsite open all year. Yurts closed from Nov to April
See sustainability-centre website.
Book online via our website. Groups book by telephone or email.
GR 676 189. From A3 take Clanfield turn (brown sign). Turn right after Rising Sun in Clanfield. At top of hill, turn left signed Droxford.
Trains at Petersfield, 6 miles (£20-25 by taxi). 38 bus to Clanfield, 67 to East Meon, 41 bus to Clanfield from Portsmouth Harbour .
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No wonder they’ve won awards!
The Wetherdown Lodge and Campsite has its home on the Sustainablity Centre in The South Downs so straight away you know its a proud Eco-Hostel. The centre promotes environmental awareness and low impact living and The Lodge sets an example. It has tipis and yurts as well as the Lodge; solar heated showers; biomass heating, wool insulation and solar panelled roof. No wonder they’ve won awards for it!
But what about activities I hear you cry?
The centre themselves organise a whole raft of events all year. Check out the social media to keep up with them. With The South Downs and The New Forest on the doorstep, you’ll not be stuck for lovely countryside. They’re really close to the South Downs Way and the historical Shipwright’s Way, the stunning Hanger’s Way and the Wayfarer’s Way are all within striking distance. There’s some wonderful cycle routes as well as established MTB trails at nearby Queen Elizabeth Country Park.
8th- 9th July. This course is non residential but there is plenty of accommodation at Wetherdown Lodge
This weekend course will give you design skills to see patterns in nature and in human and social contexts. It is designed to tools and confidence to encourage people take responsibility for their lives and actions whilst doing the least harm to our earth and her inhabitants , human or non-human. Come along to learn how to apply permaculture design thinking to a cruelty free lifestyle.