The Barleycorn Inn

  • The Barleycorn Inn exterior
  • The Barleycorn Inn exterior

The Barleycorn Inn

Lower Basingswell Street, Bishop's Waltham

SO32 1AJ

Traditional country pub.

The Barleycorn Inn is a 17th century oak beamed building. At one time it was a brewery and before that a paupers' house; the paupers lived upstairs and the saloon bar was a pigsty! Set deep in glorious Hampshire countryside, lies the attractive and historic town of Bishop’s Waltham.

You'll always receive a warm welcome whatever the weather - with our beautiful summer garden or cosy winter fire you also find perfect pints, excellent wines and delicious pub grub that won't break the bank!

  • Real Ales
  • Food served daily
  • Children welcome
  • Delightful garden
  • Children's play area
  • Family atmosphere
  • Dogs welcome in public bar & garden
  • Large undercover smoking area
  • New patio area

Information coming soon.


  • Monday to Thursday: 11am - 11pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 11am - 12am
  • Sunday: 12pm - 10.30pm


  • Monday to Sunday: !2pm - 2.30pm
  • Monday - Saturday: 6pm - 9pm


From M3 South: Take junction 11 signposted Marwell Zoo (brown sign).

Follow brown signs to the zoo. Bishops Waltham is 3 miles past the zoo on the B2177.

Once within Bishops Waltham take the second exit at the 'Old Station' roundabout, then follow the next road (past Budgens) to another roundabout (next to the Crown pub) and at this roundabout take the first exit.

The Barleycorn is situated on the next right on Lower Basingwell Street. Turn right into our car park.

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