Bishop's Waltham is a delightful small country town set in the heart of the beautiful Hampshire countryside in the Meon Valley area.
The town has a long and distinguished his tory and now provides a well balanced mix of old world charm together with a dynamic business and social environment plus an excellent shopping centre with free car parking.
There are many places of great historic interest and beauty to visit , including the famous Bishops Waltham Palace Ruins (see left menu), and a variety of first class hostelries and restaurants . The beautiful Meon Valley area provides a host of interesting walks in spectacular countryside.
Accommodation is available at some pubs and specialist bed and breakfast establishments.
This community website is designed for local people or visitors to air their views on any subject by posting to the forum or taking part in a straw poll on local issues .
You can play or submit a quiz , members can have their own small personal website .
You can buy or sell cars or general goods in the Small Ads section or even find your ideal home in the property for sale or rent section.
The jobs section provides for those either seeking a job or who have jobs to offer.
A powerful directory facility allows local services, individual and business interests in the Meon Valley Area to be promoted. As an example if you provide accommodation, bed and breakfast, run a shop , a garage or any other service then put an entry in the directory which can be linked to a web site. You may also join as a 'Blogger' and blog away to your hearts content . If you are interested in your family history or genealogy then go to the directory , search for the name or make an entry requesting information. There is a photo gallery, with pictures of local and historic interest and you can even create your own album to share your special occasion snaps with friends all over the world. The famous Bishop's Waltham Festival and The Bishop's Waltham Carnival are annual events which attract huge crowds in the spring. Members can contribute quizzes, polls, opinions - anything within the realms of decency.This site depends entirely on input from users so have a go - whinge,moan,criticise, gossip, news anything but don't just sit there.
The Group has been recently formed to protect and invigorate the sadly neglected Norh Pond.
Click here to see their website
there is more information in the directory and on the Forum under 'North Pond Conservation Group' collection.