Here are some links to a few of the local shops, but please take time to explore and discover some for yourself.
In the local Village of Kings Somborne (1.5 miles)you will find 2 small convenience stores:
Cross Stores, Kings Somborne - This convenience store sells all the basics, papers and a post office.
Martins Corner Stores, Kings Somborne - Local convenience store selling basics and some local produce.
In the local town of Stockbridge (5 miles) you will find a fantastic choice of independent shops, pubs, deli's and tea shops. There is no petrol station or bank in Stockbridge, but there is a cash machine in the Co-op. I can't list them all, but well worth a visit.
Doctors, Stockbridge Surgery - small doctors surgery with own car park.
Co-op, Stockbridge - Selling all your basics, off licence, cash machine and post office. Long opening hours, 7 days a week.
Garden Inn, Stockbridge - Beautiful independent gift shop and florist. They also do wedding flowers.
Orvis, Stockbridge - For your hunting/shooting/fishing needs. Orvis run free fly fishing lessons.
Thyme & Tides Deli, Stockbridge - very good deli with good fish and cheese stall.
Robinson's Butchers, Stockbridge - fantastic butchers selling good quality and locally sourced meat. They will also smoke a trout if you catch a large enough one.
Beccy's Greengrocers, Stockbridge - fantastic local greengrocer serving good quality produce and fresh flowers.
In our local Villages there are some lovely little hidden gems. Again too many to mention so have a good explore, but here a few that may be useful.
Leckford Farm Shop, Longstock - Just outside Stockbridge you will find the John Lewis/Waitrose owned farm shop. It is well worth a visit for good quality food, in a beautiful location. There is also a large plant nursery on site and a good café.
Kilminster Equestrian and Pet Supplies, Houghton - located on a farm between Houghton and Stockbridge. Good independent pet supplies.
Kimbridge Farm Shop, Kimbridgge - Less than 2 miles down the road you will find Kimbridge Farm Shop, part of the Kimbridge estate on the banks of the River Test. Good local food and trout. There is also a coffee shop and restaurant here.
Broughton Water Buffalo, Broughton - Fantastic local water buffalo meat sold on the farm, as well as pork and chicken. Excellent produce and very friendly farm shop. Well worth a visit, although please check opening times. They also sell at the local farmers markets. Please look out for their open days. Well worth a visit.
In the local market town of Romsey (5 miles) you will find all the usual shops, banks, coffee shops, petrol stations and supermarkets. I can't list them all, so please go and explore.
You will find the beautiful Romsey Abbey in the centre of the town.
Doctors, Alma Road Surgery, Romsey - Doctors with own car park.
Waitrose, Romsey - Waitrose store selling a good choice of foods. Has it's own car park.
Aldi, Romsey - Aldi is in the centre of Romsey and has it's own car park.
Esso Petrol Station, Greatbridge, Romsey - Petrol station, this side of Romsey. This is the closest Petrol station.
BP Petrol Station, Romsey - Petrol station in the centre of Romsey.
Mole Country Stores, Romsey - Next to Waitrose you will find Mole Country stores. Sells country clothing, wellies and pet supplies.
A little further afield you will find the stunning Cathedral cities of Winchester and Salisbury.
Winchester- Just 20 minutes away is the beautiful cathedral city, small enough to walk around and enjoy all it has to offer. Great choice of places to eat and drink. Good mix of independent and high street shops. Stunning cathedral and river. Parking can be busy the later you leave it. Suggest parking near the train station or leisure centre and walking in (only 5 minutes). Leisure centre, swimming pool, everyman cinema, There is a Waitrose and Aldi just before you go into Winchester and a Tesco and Pets at Home just the other side. Very good Farmers market every 2nd and last Sunday of the month and a brilliant Christmas market held in the grounds of the cathedral in December.
Salisbury- Just 30 minutes away you cross to the neighbouring country of Wiltshire and the stunning cathedral city of Salisbury. It is larger than Winchester, but still small enough to walk around and enjoy the many good places to eat, drink and visit. Good choice of shops. Again parking is easier the earlier you get there.
Gunwhaf Quays, Portsmouth - There is a very good retail outlet in Portsmouth (only 40 minutes away). Lovely relaxed location on the harbour front (watch the boats or go on a boat trip). Large car park. Good choice of shops and restaurants as well as a large cinema and the spinnaker Tower.
West Quays, Southampton - Southampton is only 25 minutes with a large town and shopping centre.