South Downs bed & breakfast near Liss, Hampshire, England

Description of South Downs bed & breakfast near Liss, Hampshire, England

Nearby Queen Elizabeth Country Park offers the perfect landscape for mountain biking, hiking and horseriding.

Culturally, the South Downs offers many fascinating places of interest. Locally, there is Jane Austen's House and Gilbert White's House which incorporates the Oates Museum. Slightly further afield are the historic cathedral towns of Chichester and Winchester, as well as Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Rooms, food and facilities

A very spacious and sunny guest room sleeping up to 3 people, with an extremely comfortable King size bed as well as a single bed. This room benefits from a modern ensuite with luxury walk-in shower.

We also have two further King size rooms with modern private bathroom with shower.

Start your day off with a hearty breakfast; served in the airy paneled dining room with views of the garden.

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How to find us

The nearest train station is Liss (1mile) or Petersfield (3miles) both on the mainline from London Waterloo.
Should you be travelling by car we are easily accessible from the A3. We are not on the main road and have ample private parking.

Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: South Downs bed & breakfast near Liss, Hampshire, England


Breakfast is always such a feast here and every effort is made to source all ingredients locally wherever possible. Eggs are free range and our sausages and bacon are bought from local suppliers. Often we seek out locally made jams and honey - quality and taste is a priority. A fresh fruit basket is always available.

When weather permits, the pretty and enclosed garden is often made available for our guests to enjoy - sharing the peace and tranquility with the many unusual birds, resident bats and visiting squirrel. Being in a forest, many of our surrounding trees, both in the garden and out, are protected.

Being environmentally conscientious we aim to recycle absolutely everything possible! Food waste is either composted or fed to the animals.

We always welcome walkers and cyclists and so ensure we provide our guests with secure overnight lock-up facilities, giving our guests much needed peace of mind.


Liss Forest is a small and friendly little village with a very close knit community, surrounding a small post office and local store as well as public house. Plans are currently going through for a community-volunteer led post-office store as we bid happy retirement to the current owner. A stones throw from Liss Forest is Liss village which has a very busy village hall, hosting a variety of events on a weekly basis, from cinema nights to jumble sales, dance classes or toddler groups. There are also a good number of great eateries and public houses.

There is a strong emphasis placed on supporting other local businesses and we always like to recommend our guests to visit The Temple Inn, just a two minute gentle stroll from the house, who provide great home-cooked grub as well as live entertainment. There are many other fantastic country pubs in the locality, and a fabulous award winning Indian eatery, The Madhuban.


The bed and breakfast is located in the heart of Liss Forest, near Petersfield. Edwardian Liss sits on the border between West Sussex and Hampshire, in the westerly part of the South Downs National Park.

You can walk straight out the front door and be in the countryside in no time. Within the surrounding area there are plenty of footpaths to choose from, with a variety of circular routes taking between 1-2 hours. You can expect to see a mixture of village life, green open fields and woodland plus you can always make a stop at the local pub.

We are fantastic base for exploring the South Downs National Park, and within easy reach of Goodwood for those attending Glorious Goodwood, the Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival and the racing. There are many other attractions in the local area. Other local places include Cowdray Park and the National Trust properties of Uppark House and Petworth House.

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