Launch of a local project to find out more about the impacts of the four-year conflict on life at home – and to find out what happened to each of the 193 men who left the parish to take part in the war.
More than 50 players took a step back in time on 18th May by donning their vintage white clothes, digging out their old wooden rackets and hitting the courts for an afternoon of tennis as it used to be.
About 20 villagers and friends spent an enchanting evening in the Buriton Chalk Pits Local Nature Reserve on 15th May – and emerged much wiser about the distinctive bird songs of many of our local species.
Buriton is an attractive and historic place with a friendly and active community. Walkers, cyclists and horse-riders are welcomed but car parking is very limited, except for customers of the Five Bells or Master Robert Inn.
Visitors by car are encouraged to park elsewhere. There is a public car park just half a mile south of the village at Halls Hill (Grid Reference SU 734198).
Visitors can also park at the Queen Elizabeth Country Park, PO8 0QE (Grid Reference SU 719186) and enjoy any of a number of routes into the village.