Explore outdoor activites in Hampshire

and unwind in Mother Nature's embrace

Escape the bustle of every day life, and rediscover the simple joys with a weekend escape in Odiham, Hampshire. Book your overnight stay today, and start planning your itinerary. Whether you plan a lot, or just a little, we hope you'll find the time to breathe in the sweet air, feel the sun on your skin, and reconnect with the magic of Mother Nature.

We've highlighted some of our favourite outdoor activities in Hampshire below, from wild swimming and cycling routes for the adventure seekers, to National Trust sites and nature reserves for the explorers among us.

Open Water Swimming

Experience the thrill of wild swimming in safe, supervised conditions, just 20 minutes from our doorstep. Wetsuits available for hire, so there's no excuse - jump in and enjoy.

Walks & Strolls

Breathe in the fresh air, stretch your legs, and discover hidden gems. From canal paths to challenging hikes, explore local routes and tap into your inner explorer!

Local Nature Reserves

A gift from Mother Nature, to remind us of the beauty that surrounds us if we just take the time to look. Explore these hidden gems, and reconnect with the natural world.

Cycle Routes

Swap four wheels for two, and unlock the secrets of the surrounding countryside. Unwind on scenic trails, fuel up in quaint villages, and let the wind be your guide. Plus, we'll store your bike overnight.

National Trust Sites

We love the history and beauty that comes with a National Trust property, from West Green House, and The Vyne, to Hinton Ampner, and Selbourne Common, you're spoilt for choice.

Boating on the Canal

Embrace the calm and tranquillity of the Basingstoke Canal. Whether you carve the water in a canoe or kayak, balance like a willow on a SUP, or unwind on an electric boat, or row boat.

Enjoy all the benefits of staying here with us at New Dawn Pub's Odiham retreat, The Red Lion Pub & Inn. Enjoy the warmth of our hospitality, the comfort of our B&B rooms, and reap the joys of our long-standing relationships with quality, local suppliers, and our team of talented chefs to enjoy food that soothes the soul.