Steeped in community history with plenty to explore, discover the detail of the acclaimed working model railway depicting the community during World War II. Wander for hours or days along one of the three long-distance footpaths that converge on the village or simply sample the delights of the tearoom on the green.
With a vibrant community spirit, Rowlands Castle offers a whole range of clubs, societies and activities to get involved in as well as churches and a local school, with plenty more in the surrounding area. For any occasion whether it be Guy Fawkes or the annual Summer Fair, you'll love to live beside the green, the hub of the community.
The local village boasts excellent amenities with a convenience store, veterinary surgery, pharmacy and post office just off the green. There are also three family-friendly pubs, a cafe and a heart-warming Indian restaurant, perfect for meeting friends and family.
Rowlands Castle Golf Club offers challenging fairways and an inviting clubhouse, while the surrounding countryside is ideal for walking, cycling, horse riding and mountain biking. The local football, cricket and tennis clubs meet at the recreation ground, while badminton and bowls are played in the Parish Hall.
At The Glade, rural doesn't mean remote. There a number of major supermarkets just a few minutes' drive away, whilst the nearby town of Waterlooville also offers a range of shops, services and a weekly market. Portsmouth centre is accessible in 20 minutes by car, home to sophisticated shopping and dining at the spectacular Gunwharf Quays. Steeped in naval history, this dynamic waterfront city offers a wealth of attractions all year round.
Chichester is equally accessible, renowned for its iconic Festival Theatre and Pallant House Gallery. Whilst the harbour which has been declared an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is an ideal location for sailing and watersports. Alternatively, Goodwood situated around 10 miles around, is home to the Festival of Speed and the Revival - a highlight of the racing season.
The Glade lies just off the main Redhill Road which offers easy access to the A3(M) whilst Portsmouth is just a 20 minute drive away and Chichester just 11 miles away. The breathtaking seaside havens of Emsworth and Bosham are even closer to home. Rowlands Castle mainline station is just at the far end of the green within walking distance from The Glade. Offering a regular service to London Waterloo (taking around 90 minutes) and Portsmouth Harbour (taking around 30 minutes). In less than 20 minutes you can cross the channel on a ferry or alternatively, Southampton Airport is just 30 minutes away.