The unique quality of early morning light, a canvas of sand and sea and two horses moving slowly through the shallows. Read More...

Old Portsmouth's Still & West offers leisurely pint and a constantly changing view of Portsmouth Harbour. Read More...

There are autumn days when, if the sun is shining, the light has a special quality and the kids can still be out in the fresh air. Read More...

There’s something about a beach in winter – bleak yet soulful, moody yet uplifting. Check out our Hampshire beach house break. Read More...

Rich ribs melting off the bone and flavoured with black garlic and served with Smashed Cucumber salad and Asian Slaw. Read More...

The Ivy Brasserie at Winchester, beautiful decor, delicious suppers and the chance to breakfast like a king. Read More...

On our patch we have two rivers that are world-renowned for rainbow trout, The Test and the Itchen. Here's our local producer recipe showcase. Read More...

World famous for its Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, Exbury Gardens in the spring is especially stunning. Read More...

Mama Elliott’s Garlic, Prawn and Chilli Linguine, a family classic and a firm favourite for a very good reason. Read More...

Made from store cupboard staples, this makes a delicious vegetarian brunch or lunch with a mild hit of warmth from chilli flakes. Read More...

A little-known café to hunt out if you’re a fan of sourdough, good coffee and amazing cakes – all with a coastal view. Read More...

Hidden away down a leafy lane in West Dorset is Down House Farm, a quirky garden cafe with the most delicious of home-cooked food. Read More...

If you’re a keen gardener, as well as a cake lover, then the New Forest Lavender Tearooms is a destination which is a must. Read More...

Whether you’re the world’s biggest kitesurfing fan, or a newbie to the sport, the Kitesurfing Armada Festival is a spectacle to see. Read More...

A delicious and apparently mild garlic soup. Taste it before lockdown ends and you have people to see again! Read More...

If you like great food in a relaxed pub setting then The Earl of March near Chichester is a perfect balance between the two. Read More...

Meaty textured mushrooms in a classic bourgignon style - absolutely delicious but it uses loads of mushrooms! Read More...

Burley Manor is a relaxed restaurant with rooms in an historic manor house in the New Forest National Park Read More...

The tasting menu at Stanwell House, a boutique hotel, bar and restaurant in the High Street in Lymington, is a relaxed treat. Read More...

My other half knows I have a passion for both pandas and penguins, so this year’s Valentine’s treat was a trip to Marwell Zoo in… Read More...

For great seaside walks, whatever the weather, few places in Hampshire can beat Stokes Bay, especially the walk to Fort Gilkicker. Read More...

In a quiet spot in the West Sussex countryside, sits a foodie country pub with rooms, which is, without doubt, worth seeking out. Read More...

A little luxury (bitesize in fact) and the sound of crashing waves, look no further than Whitsand Bay in Cornwall. Read More...

The best Tiramisu recipe we’ve found, perfect for a make-ahead dessert Read More...

A Sunday morning walk in the windswept months, when the promise of a cooked breakfast makes you walk just a little bit faster. Read More...

A former coaching inn with roots in the 1700s, The Hampshire Bowman has earned its long-standing place in the CAMRA good pub guide. Read More...