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  The Neighbourhood Plan looks to the future of Botley Parish until 2036.
When Adopted, EBC has to take it into account in Planning Applications and other matters.
For more details click on NP Information
Return to the 80's - Planet 80 Tribute Band
Live Music at the Market Hall 8:00 to 10:00pm 4th May 2024
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Notice of all Uncontested Parish Council Elections in Eastleigh
Click on link below for details (opens in a new window/tab)
The PDF has results for all uncontested wards in Eastleigh so scoll down to find those for Botley.
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If you would like to become a co-opted Parish Councillor for Botley then please contact 

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download PDF file Botley Plum Pudding
download PDF file Car Park Map 

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Please use the links below to discover more information about Botley.     All links below open in a new window

Tourism Projects in Botley and elsewhere 
Hidden Britain

Stats on Botley from Town Guides

Local Tourism
Hamble Valley
Hamble Valley Heritage  (see this site for Guided Walks)
Hampshire Top Attractions
Tourism in the Southeast

General Information

Government Information
British Towns and Villages Network

Local Weather
Five Day Forecast

Street Map (with Post Code Search)
Botley Street Map 

Skyline Radio covering Botley, Hedge End and West End
Skyline Radio Link


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Otters Green B&B

Otters Green Bed and Breakfast

Otters Green is situated in a quiet conservation area, with pretty gardens and countryside views.  We offer private parking and  entrance to our rooms  is via our charming patio/veranda where you may sit and relax at your leisure.  We are within a few minutes walk to the village and several excellent pubs & eateries.  We have three rooms which are all  en-suite, a double, twin/double and a single and offer a continental breakfast in our charming granary which is available for our guests to use at any time during your stay for heating or eating of other meals or just to sit and enjoy a coffee.


Botley Hill
SO30 2DL
Tel: 01489 797181
Mob: 07812740955
Web: www.ottersgreen.co.uk

We ask you to let  us know of any special requests/needs that we may  be able to assist with during your stay,
 Don't forget to ask about our special long term rates.

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Botleigh Grange Hotel

Botleigh Grange Hotel
Grange Road
Hedge End
SO30 2GA
Tel: 01489 787700
Fax: 01489 758535 email:
Web: http://www.botleighgrangehotel.net/
The Botleigh Grange Hotel is situated in an idyllic location, 1 mile from Junction 7 of the M27 motorway, 1 hours drive botleigh-grangefrom London.  This traditional hotel is set in stunning grounds with two lakes.  Approaching the Hotel there are fields on both sides of the driveway where our magnificent Highland cattle freely graze.
For your fine dining experience, our award Winning Restaurant with its glass domed ceiling and views overlooking the gardens was added to the Hotel in 1992 and has been described as “the most attractive in Hampshire”.

Having the largest conference facilities in the South and other regions, our famous Hampshire Millenium Suite offers businesses the very latest technology and conference facilities.
56 Bedrooms Prices from £120 - £210

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Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7

HIX 009 SouthamptonHoliday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7

Botley Road,
West End,

SO30 3XA

Tel: 023 80606060

Fax: 023 80606050

Web: http://www.hiesouthamptonhotel.com 

Welcome to the exceptional Holiday Inn Express Southampton M27 Jct7, set in landscaped grounds and offering modern immaculately clean bedrooms with complimentary parking. Conveniently located within 3 miles from Southampton Airport and 5 miles from the City Centre, Docks and Cruise Terminal.

Your room is your personal retreat so you’ll have time to relax and enjoy the modern amenities such as air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and Freeview flat screen TV. Power shower and luxurious bedding means every night is a great night and every day starts right. Small dogs under 7.5kgs are welcome for a supplement.

The family friendly hotel’s close proximity to the M27/M3 motorways provides easy access to various tourist attractions such as Paultons Park, Peppa Pig World, Marwell Wildlife, Spinnaker Tower, Beaulieu, Isle of Wight and Beaulieu in the New Forrest.

Rate includes a Double Room with Sofa Bed for a max of 2 Adults & 2 Children under 18 years or 3 Adults sharing (Extra Adult charge applies), a Hot Buffet Breakfast and Parking.

Experience relaxed freshly prepared evening meals in the air-conditioned Conservatory Restaurant offering a children’s menu, or simply enjoy your favourite drink in our lounge bar.

The hotel also offers 5 state of art meeting rooms for 2 to 52 delegates, all with natural daylight, air-conditioning, Tea/Coffee, Biscuits, broadband and wireless internet access available. Conference lunches also available on request.

Hotel guests are also able to use the extensive Virgin Active Leisure Facilities next door to the hotel for £10 per person.

Our friendly team look forward to welcoming you.


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All car parks in Botley, except at Botley Station, are free but some have a time limit. If you use the Dolphin Car Park then you must take a ticket (limit 3 hours). Botley Square parking is limited to 4 hours. There is also some parking at Botley Mills, it is limited to 1 hour - you need to pay when you are about to leave.
Regetably we are not advised by the car par owners when they change their conditions so please check

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Montana Guest House

Family run guest house offering excellent standards of service, food & cleanliness, comfortable well equipped bedrooms.  Choice of breakfast. 5 minutes from M27 (J7)
Bedrooms: 3 Single, 1 Single en-suite, 1 Double, 1 Double en-suite, 1 Twin, 1Twin en-suite


90 Lower Northam Road,

Hedge End,

SO30 4FT
Tel/Fax: 01489 782797
Web : www.montanabedandbreakfast.co.uk

Prices from: (Single) £38 (Double) £58

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Strawberry Cottage


Strawberry Cotage

Shamblehurst Manor
Old Shamblehurst Lane
Hedge Endstrawbery cottage
SO30 2RX
Tel: 01489 795289
Mobile: 07889 630649
Web: www.strawberrycottage.co.uk

Delightful 16th Century character cottage in quiet location in garden of Tudor Manor.  Large Rooms, recently refurbished, all en-suite, Easy access to M27. Pub/restaurant nearby.
Bedrooms:  2 Twin ensuite ...1 Double ensuite
For current prices, please refer to our website

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Botley Park Hotel Golf and Country Club

Botley Park Hotel Golf and Country Club
Winchester Road,
Boorley Green,

SO32 2UA

Tel: 01489 780888

Fax: 01489 789242

Web : http://www.botleypark.com/
Within easy reach of M27/M3 and a short drive of many local attractions. The hotel offers one of the finest leisure complexes in the region
Bedrooms: 61 Doubles, 36 Twins 3 Suites...all en-suite
Prices from: £95 per person B&B

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Marriot Meon Valley Hotel and Country Club.
Sandy Lane
Tel: 01329 833455
Fax: 01329 834411
Web: http://www.marriott.co.uk/Channels/hotels-uk/hotels/travel/sougs-marriott-meon-valley-hotel-and-country-club/
Set on 225 wooded acres in the rolling countryside on England's southern coast, the Marriott Meon Valley Hotel & Country Club enjoys a secluded environment near the motorway and just over 1 hour from London. With a commitment to superior service and amenities, this 4-star Southampton hotel lends itself beautifully to leisure and business pursuits. For entertaining clients or hosting corporate events, there are 2 championship golf courses, a golf academy with covered driving range, team-building activities and a comprehensive meeting and conference facility. To unwind, there's a heated indoor pool, fitness centre, tennis court and indulgent beauty and health spa. At the end of a memorable day, retreat to a luxuriously appointed guest room offering wireless high-speed Internet access, complimentary SKY channels and mini bar.

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bo wd botleymills250As well as information on what to do and what to see in Botley, visitors and residents both require further information to make the most of their visit. Whether it is a listing of accommodation in the area, where to park or travel information or perhaps community information including the nearest doctor or dentist, local schools and churches.

This section of the website provides essential visitor information with a links page with more information about Botley



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Botley is located in Southern Hampshire and is easily accessible from the M27. Botley train station is on the main line between Reading and Brighton. It has direct connections to London Waterloo, Portsmouth, Eastleigh, Winchester, Reading and Brighton.

Click below for travel details

By Car
Botley lies in between Junctions 7 and 8 of the M27.From Junction 7 follow the sign-posts for Botley taking the first exit off the roundabout (eastbound) or the 3rd exit (westbound) onto Charles Watts Way (A334). At first roundabout take the second exit continuing on the A334.  At the next roundabout, follow signs for the A334 taking the second exit onto Grange Road.  You will pass Botleigh Grange Hotel on your left.  At the next roundabout, continue on the A334 taking the second exit onto Broad Oak.  This road will lead you into Botley Village.  Click on Google Map for a wide area map with driving instructions. This opens in a separate window.

Click for details of car parks in Botley.  All car parks are free.

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By Train

Botley Train station lies outside the village centre on Station Hill on the A334. The station itself is small and provides limited facilities.

It has
    - Car Parking  (20 FREE spaces)
    - Disabled Parking (1 space available)
    - Cycle Storage
It does NOT have
     - Toilet Facilities
     - Taxi rank 
Botley Station is not accessible by wheelchair users

botleystation250Botley Station

For timetables to and from Botley Station to any of the following stations, Hedge End, Eastleigh, Fareham, Portsmouth and Brighton to Reading and London Waterloo, please click Train Timetable
Please note that changes may be needed for trains to London Waterloo, Reading and Brighton.

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By Bus
Botley is  served by four bus companies (Bluestar, Brijan And First Bus) for travel to local major towns including Eastleigh and Southampton.
Please visit the respective links to local bus companies for up to date information by using the links to the online timetables.

Click on links below for more details

School Bus Services
On School days ONLY

Awaiting update information!!!

  • Number 61  Botley - Bishops Waltham - Upham - Twyford - Winchester (Westgate School)
  • Number S1  Park Gate - Whiteley - Swanwick - Botley - Swanmore (College Of Technology)

Shopping Bus Services Specific days only

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Bus Number 3 Southampton – Hedge End – Botley -  Boorley Green

From Botley - Monday-Saturday daytimes every hour or thereabouts from approximately 0730  until 1940.
On Sundays there are ony 4 busses during the day, and no evenings service.
Approximate bus journey time between Southampton & Botley is 45 minutes
From Southampton - 0845 hourly until 1900.

For full timetable and route maps click Number 3 Timetable

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Bus Number 8   Eastleigh - Fairoak - Hedge End -  Botley – Bishops Waltham
From Eastleigh: Mondays to Saturday from 0721, 0856 then hourly until 1656.
From Bishops Waltham: Mondays to Saturday from 0723, 0825 hourly until 1723 .
For a full timetable for this service click Number 8 Timetable
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Number 61  (School Bus) Botley - Bishops Waltham - Upham - Twyford - Winchester (Westgate School)
Runs on school days only, one trip in morning and one return after school
For a full timetable of this service click Number 61 Timetable
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Number S1  (School Bus)  Park Gate - Whiteley - Swanwick - Botley - Swanmore (College Of Technology)
Runs on school days only, one trip in morning and one return after school
For a full timetable of this service click Number S1 Timetable
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First Buses

Bus Number 8B  Southampton - West End - Hedge End - Botley
Service 8B is an evening service between Botley and the centre of Southampton.
For a full timetable of this service click Number 8B Timetable  - This timetable also has First Buses No. 8 and 8A services, you will need to scroll down to find the 8B service which is mixed in with the 8 and 8A services!

do not confuse 8B with the 8 or 8A services run by First Services
or the number 8 service run by Brijan!!

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Bus Number 26  Fareham – Hedge End
From Fareham: Mondays to Friday from 0740  until 1745
From Hedge End (Super stores): Mondays to Fridays from around 0650  until about 1730 . Also Saturdays
Approximate journey time between Fareham & Botley is 35 minutes, and between Hedge End & Botley it is 11 minutes
For a full timetable of this service click Number 26 Timetable

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Bus Number N8 (Velvet) Southampton – Hedge End – Botley
Operating on Fridays and Saturdays at 0015, 0115, 0215 and 0315 from Leisure World. Note bus passes and similar do not apply on night services.  Cost to Botley is £3.  Approximate journey time from Southampton to Botley is 45 minutes
For a full timetable of this service including details of

pick up points click Number N8 (Velvet) Timetable

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By Air
For details of flight arrivals, departures, timetables and so on please click on  southampton airport

Despite being adjacent to Southampton Parkway station it is not straightforward to get from there to Botley by train.  A lift has been installed at the station so carrying luggage, wheelchairs or buggys is no longer a problem. Taxis and cars are served well with plenty of accessible parking.

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