HYTHE, SOUTHAMPTON - things to know
‘Greentrees’, is situated in the seaside coastal village of Hythe in Hampshire. Whilst being situated in the New Forest it has its own coast line called 'The Waterside'.
Within a short 5 minute walk is ‘Hythe Marina’ with its fantastic views across Southampton Water to the vibrant Cruise terminals and City Centre which is easily accessible by a regular ferry service to and from Hythe.
Also within a 5 minute walk is Hythe village shopping centre. Should you choose to drive to the centre, there is ample parking.
Hythe has an interesting Georgian High Street with a Waitrose, chemist and banks. Tuesdays is the weekly farmers market selling a variety of delicious produce
LOTS TO SEE
Hythe has the oldest pier train in the World. You can take a ride on this little electric train along Hythe’s historic pier, which is over 130 years old and at the end of the pier, catch the passenger ferry to Southampton past the cruise ships moored at the terminals most days
Eateries abound; two in particular are situated on Hythe Marina - 'The Galley' and 'The Boathouse' which offer menus of a very high standard. 'Seashells' restaurant with its spectacular views across Southampton water. There is also the 'Thai Corner' Restaurant well known for its quality cuisine. A local favourite is Philpotts traditional fish and chips on the promenade with its raised boardwalk and there is ample seating to sit and enjoy the scenery
During the Summer months The Open Top Bus taking tours of the New Forest, passes by the front door of 'Greentrees'. Beaulieu (Motor Museum), Exbury Gardens, Butlers Hard and the New Forest Wildlife Park are all within a 15 minute drive of the house