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Ice and a slice at Ginchester Fete

“Indulge in a little bit of what you fancy as often as you can.” That’s what Gary Whiter, co-founder of Winchester’s Cabinet Rooms, believes.

Gary and Marcus Roe, the two bearded gentlemen, as they’ve become known, are kicking off the Summer with Ginchester Fête, a celebration of all things gin, which comes to the Great Hall on World Gin Day, 10 June. Tickets cost £10 and include a drink on arrival.

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Into the woods…

Blackwood Forest is only a short drive from Winchester, but turn off onto the bumpy track near Micheldever and you feel you’re a world away.

As well as offering over 270 hectares of Forestry Commission woodland for anyone to enjoy, it’s also home to Forest Holidays’ luxury self-catering cabins, which are built right among the trees. Luxuriously kitted out inside, dog-friendly and with soaring windows to take in the woodland views, many of them boast outdoor hot tubs too. Continue Reading →