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  • Free full English breakfast worth £50 for two
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  • Free full English breakfast worth £50 for two
  • Best price guarantee
  • Your choice of rate plans
  • Access to all room types

Lainston House

There’s something about Lainston House that just makes you want to smile. Maybe it’s the beautiful heritage bricked house that greets you atop the long avenue of lime trees. Maybe it’s the smell of woodsmoke or herbs that float through the air, or the happy faces of the people that meet you here. We like to think it’s the feeling of possibility.

Our historic Hampshire house dates to the 17th century with the foundations showing an earlier building dating back to medieval times, but we’re not here to stand still or stick to the script – there’s adventure waiting in the wings of this classic country house in Winchester. Walking trails, fly fishing in the Test Valley, or getting adventurous in the kitchen with our cookery school, Season - it’s all yours to play with.

Our taste for adventure doesn’t stop there. The Avenue restaurant crafts culinary delights in an elegant dining room overlooking, you guessed it, the avenue of limes. The Wellhouse serves aromatic creations uniquely cooked on woodfire and smokers, with a relaxed and rustic vibe. And our walled kitchen garden, provides not only much of the produce that appears on your plate, but also makes for a one-of-a-kind event space.

Forget what you know about country house estates, Lainston House is for the explorers, the food lovers and the do it differently-ers, and it’s yours to enjoy. Bring your wildest dreams and requests, and we’ll help tick them off your bucket list.

Eat Well... On Us

Prepare for a delightful foodie adventure at Lainston House! When you stay with us for two nights, you'll receive £75 credit to indulge in the finest food and drink.

Winter Dining Delights


With a luxurious Georgian house, 63 stunning acres, a rustic barn and outdoor pavilion, Lainston House is where you can have country house weddings, your way.

Tom Hamblet x The Avenue

Experience a delicious menu from Tom Hamblet, winner of MasterChef: The Professionals 2023 in The Avenue restaurant this spring!

Mother's Day

This Mother's Day, Lainston House invites you to cherish quality time together and express your love in memorable ways.

Easter Sunday Lunch

Gather your loved ones and hop over to The Wellhouse for a mouthwatering Easter Sunday Lunch on March 31st! Think cosy vibes, delicious smells from the woodfired kitchen, and your taste buds eager for a scrumptious meal!

Easter Sunday Lunch at The Wellhouse

Kitchen tour guides

We're opening our garden gate so you can find out all there is to know about the incredible fresh produce we use in our kitchens.  

This experience will be one Wednesday per month and last around 40 minutes. 

Season cookery school classes

Have a look at our latest cookery school classes taking place both in our high tech cookery school and beautiful kitchen garden. Offering a whole array of inspiring classes from barbecue masterclasses on beef at it's best, plot to plate using local Chalk stream trout, right through to the art of cooking plant based!

Cookery School

Kids stay and dine free

Winter staycations with the family have gotten just a little bit sweeter - during the holidays, kids get to stay and eat free for breakfast and dinner in The Wellhouse. Plus you can even book on our longer for less rate plan saving you 10% off bed and breakfast for you too, so you can save the pennies for more fun activities!

Mother's Day lunch

Ready to add some extra flavour to your Mother's Day plans? Well, look no further! At The Wellhouse, we're gearing up for a fabulous Mother's Day feast on Sunday 10th March and we've got two time slots for you to choose from - midday or 2.30pm.

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