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Winchester – the best place to live in the UK

Winchester has been named today as the best place to live in the UK! Congratulations to this wonderful historic city surrounded by amazing countryside.

We’ve noticed how it is fast becoming a food lover’s dream, surrounded by rivers, countryside and fields; restaurants and pubs can really draw on the local produce to create some wonderful food. For this reason alone you should consider a self-catering holiday cottage in Winchester!

So many great restaurants in Winchester

So many great restaurants in Winchester

You can enjoy a feast of fresh flavours in Winchester; you’ll get a real feel for what’s in season when you shop in one of Hampshire wonderful farm shops and delicatessens.

The Good Life Farm Shop boasts a huge range of local good, as well as homemade meals and light bites using all the delicious treat from the shop.

Enjoy a bit of sight seeing too

Enjoy a bit of sight seeing too

Our self-catering cottages in Winchester allow you to make the most of what’s on offer in the local area. With beautifully equipped kitchens why travel somewhere new and ignore what the area has to offer? Cooking with family and friends make a stay away from home special especially when you can try out new local dishes and see how yours compare!

The Villa in Winchester has an open kitchen with a contemporary design as well as a dining table and kitchen bar and island – perfect to sample what your best cook has rustled up!

Ideal for a relaxed weekend away

Ideal for a relaxed weekend away – The Villa in Winchester

Or why not check out the local Farmers’ Market, made famous by Rick Stein’s BBC series it is renowned for being the largest market in the UK with 90 fresh food vendors, held in the heart of this historic city.

Farmer's markets - a great way to shop

Farmer’s markets – a great way to shop

You don’t even have to cook with stalls offering fish cakes, hog roasts, buffalo burgers and bubble and squeak! Again our self-catering cottages in Winchester offer you the flexibility to enjoy wandering around the market before whipping up a storm with your treasures from the market!

Perfect for browsing

Perfect for browsing

If you tire of cooking there are many great places to try, our self-catering holiday cottages offer you the ability to keep costs down by self-catering and then you can treat yourself to a special meal with family and friends to celebrate a wonderful break together. The luxurious Potting Shed in the eye of historic Winchester Cathedral is within walking distance of the new Rick Stein restaurant – his first venture outside Cornwall it offers his delicious food, synonymous with his seafood restaurants merged with local Winchester produce.

The Potting Shed is perfectly posit

The Potting Shed is perfectly posit

The Potting Shed is perfect for two; you could book for Valentine’s Day and take your loved one out for a romantic dinner.

Baker's View sleeps 2+2

Baker’s View sleeps 2+2

Or why not try Bakers View? If pub life is more your style this traditional English pub would never disappoint and you can easily navigate back to your self-catering holiday cottage, even if you have over-indulged!

Old Orchard Apartment could just fit the bill if you’re looking for accommodation in Winchester.

Contemporary living - Old Orchard Apartment

Contemporary living – Old Orchard Apartment

With so much flexibility a self-catering holiday cottage in Winchester offers why consider anything else? There’s so much to explore in Winchester and the surrounding area so ditch the January detox and come for a foodie break in Winchesters’ medieval capital!

For more information about Winchester, Holiday Cottages in the UK or our Luxury Cottage Holidays please call the knowledgeable Mulberry Cottages booking team on 01227 464958 or email us on info@mulberrycottages.com

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