Things to do in and around Alresford

Alresford, Hampshire, England

A vision of pastel perfection, Alresford (pronounced Allsford) is a handsome Georgian town of colour-washed houses, riverside walks, specialist shops and the UK's capital of watercress farming.

The town’s history is punctuated with fires, despite the abundance of water in the area. The buildings that you see today rose from the ashes of the great fires of the 17th century. If you want to find out more about Alresford’s history and inhabitants, pick up a copy of the ‘Millennium Trail’, a self-guided walk that links together footpaths with illustrated boards around the town.

Despite its modest proportions, Alresford offers a surprising number of eateries - choose from a fine selection of old-fashioned pubs, smart bistros and traditional tea rooms.

It's also a great base from which to try out some of our experiences including these 3 activities:

Are you visiting and looking for good advice on the Alresford area from local people? Drop us an email to with any questions that you might have and we will do our best to help

If you are looking for accommodation in Alresford then we can recommend the Swan Hotel in the town

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