Liphook is a large village positioned in the county of Hampshire, England and was historically known as a coaching stop between London and Portsmouth during the 17th and 18th centuries as well as being base for Canadian troops in WWII.
Located on both the A3 main road and featuring railway links Liphook is easy to access and features a number of fantastic attractions, including the Forest Mere health spa and Hollycombe Steam Collection.
Also nearby is the Haslemere Education Museum, which features galleries, activity areas and permanent exhibitions that include geology, natural history, archaeology and human history with its own Egyptian mummy and observation beehive. The museum also features a number of attractive grounds that have a gazebo, pond and a number of unusual trees. The town is very accommodating towards visitors with a number of places to stay, including guesthouses and bed and breakfasts as well as hosting a range of places to eat that cater to everyone’s tastes.
Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton, Alton GU34 1SD (01420) 83262
Lovers of classic literature will know that this charming 17th century red-brick house is a location of historical interest.
Within its four walls between the years 1809 and 1817, Jane Austen put the finishing touches to her manuscripts, Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice
and Mansfield Park.
The house contains plenty of mementoes and these are displayed across a number of rooms which are still furnished as they would have been in the early 19th century.