Bridge House

Hampshire
Bed & Breakfast


A country village, family-house B&B in the beautiful Itchen Valley, near Winchester... Michael and Steph immediately make you feel at home

Bedroom

2 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

The
Experience

A beautifully tended garden, with a paved breakfast area, surrounds this 1920s family home and the Grettons couldn’t be more hospitable: tea, cake and good talk on arrival; stacks of local knowledge. Family photos and evidence of Michael’s naval career personalise the elegant sitting room, with its open fire and doors onto the garden. Bedrooms – Yellow and Blue – are comfortable, pretty, immaculate, and the double overlooks the garden. Steph’s breakfasts are a happy mix of good things homemade and local. The old Watercress Line is nearby, Winchester is a draw and have you been to Jane Austen’s Chawton?

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Credit cards
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
5pm-6pm, please get in touch for early or late check in
Check out
10.30am
Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Pubs/restaurants 5-minute drive.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £100
1 Double
From £115
1 Twin
From £100

Reviews

Superb B&B. Charming hosts. Lovely room with large double bed. Everything provided one could think of! Good gastropub for dinner about a mile away. Breakfast wonderful. Would like to find an excuse to return and stay longer; but a long way from Yorkshire!

Teresa, Boston spa, yorkshire

Steph and Mike are the perfect hosts. The bedroom was lovely, comfortable and views of the garden. The bathroom had upmarket toiletries warm towels bath and walk in shower. We had a spacious lounge at our disposal with honesty bar and fresh milk each day in our bedroom. We were made very welcome on our arrival with a pot of tea and a selection of homemade cakes. The breakfast were plentiful and freshly prepared. Fresh fruit and then a cooked breakfast with fresh made toast. It was a great start to our holiday. We are planning to return next summer.

Pamela, Keighley

This bed and breakfast is one of the best I have ever visited. It is not only the wonderful house, garden and location - it is cosy, comfortable and the breakfast was great - wonderful combinations of fruits home made perfect granolas and more! What was most impressing: the hospitality and the care for every little single detail in the rooms and around were very impressing. I would always go there again and I want to give Mike and Stefanie Gretton my best regards

Ruth

This is quite a wonderful place in all respects. Four of us have just returned from a 2 night stay - it was perfect - lovely hosts, so quiet, beautiful countryside and Stephanie's breakfast can't be beat. Hope to return again.

Mary

We were welcomed by our hosts with tea & melt-in-mouth homemade shortbread in beautiful garden. Then shown our immaculate bed- & bathroom with top-notch everything: linen, White Company robes, Molton Brown bath gel, soft snow-white towels, plus a mini supply of any/everything you could possibly need. And an adorable Spode Blue tea tray. Both mornings, best cooked breakfast I can ever remember + home made granola & fruit compotes. Mike & Steph are so hospitable, you feel like VIPs & never want to leave this haven in the lovely Itchen Valley.

Cecilia

Excellent hosts kind and helpful. Amazing breakfasts! We would definitely go again.

Peter

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Stephanie & Michael Gretton

  • Martyr Worthy is in a quiet location in the heart of the Itchen Valley, an area world renowned for its chalk streams and trout fishing, and an area of outstanding natural beauty - part of the South Downs National Park and close to St Swithun's Way.
  • The ancient city of Winchester lies just 4 miles away, with some particular highlights in Winchester Cathedral, the Great Hall (Round Table), King Arthur's Statue, and the Chapel of St Cross.
  • The Winchester Cathedral Christmas Market is a huge attraction for 32 days in November and December.
  • The highly acclaimed and stunning setting of the Grange Festival (Northington) is just 3 miles away. The season runs from May to July.
  • There are concerts at Winchester Cathedral throughout the year, including the world famous Winchester Cathedral Choir, and the Winchester Festival takes place during July.