5. West Meon

West MeonThomas Lord, founder of Lord’s Cricket Ground, retired to West Meon in the Winchester district. The Arts and Crafts public house in the village was renamed ‘The Thomas Lord’ in 1955 to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth. Today it’s a Hampshire Hospitality Awardwinning eatery that serves 99% local produce to its clientele. View Lord’s tombstone at the local church to complete the experience. To book a table at The Thomas Lord call 01730829 244. Postcode: GU32 1LN.

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