The Watership Down Inn


The Watership Down Inn nestles at the foot of the North Wessex Downs, overlooking the head waters of the Test Valley.  

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About Us

Ideally situated in Freefolk Priors just outside Whitchurch it is within easy reach of Basingstoke, Andover, Newbury and Winchester.  The M3, A34 and A303 are easily accessed marking it an ideal location to meet friends and family.

The country style interior features oak and quarry tile flooring, wood burner and hardwood bar.  The pub dates back to the 1800s’ formerly called the Freefolk Arms, it then changed to the Jerry before becoming the Watership Down.


Food & Accommodation

The Watership Down is open throughout the week serving delicious lunch and dinner every day with the exception of Sunday and Monday evening.  We pride ourselves on offering both seasonal, and where possible, locally sourced ingredients to ensure that you have the best dining experience, in addition we offer a wide selection of local real ales and wines. 

We also provide overnight accommodation with 7 beautifully appointed bedrooms.


Contact Us

The Watership Down Inn
Freefolk Priors
RG28 7NJ

Tel: 01256 892254