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The John Russell Fox, Andover

In the north of the beautiful Test Valley, Andover is an attractive market town, many of whose buildings are from the 18th century, when it was an important stopover destination for coaches en route to London, Southampton and Oxford.

The town’s High Street hosts a street market every Thursday and Saturday. It also has an array of retail stores, restaurants and bars, as well as local attractions.

From £62.50 per night


01264 320920


10 High Street, Andover, Hampshire, England, SP10 1NY


Our 30 en suite rooms have Freeview television and unlimited free Wi-Fi, with digital temperature control.

A large and welcoming bar and dining area, with an additional roof terrace, forms the pub, making The John Russell Fox a perfect place to stay for families, leisure and business.

  • meeting_roomAdjoining rooms
  • showerBath and shower
  • child_friendlyChildren welcome
  • waterComplimentary water
  • showerEn suite
  • more_timeExpress check-out
  • family_restroomFamily rooms
  • live_tvFreeview TV
  • ironIron and ironing board
  • elevatorLift
  • luggageLuggage storage
  • accessibleStep-free access
  • local_cafeTea and coffee facilities
  • wifiUnlimited free Wi-Fi
  • usbUSB ports
Bluebells in woodland

Local attractions

Rooksbury Mill Local Nature Reserve includes a range of habitats, as well as lakes, ponds and a stretch of the River Anton, with day fishing permits available.

The Hawk Conservancy Trust is set in 22 acres of woodland and wildflower meadow, with over 130 birds of prey, and includes spectacular flying displays in three separate flying arenas.

Finkley Down Farm has a large indoor play barn and lots of outdoor activities, including pedal go-karts, mini rides on tractors, a sandpit and trampolines.

Thruxton Motorsport Centre offers visitors the chance to drive their dream cars on the UK’s fastest race circuit, plus an outdoor kart centre, skid-pan driving facility and 4×4 off-road driving track.

The Lights features a 249-seat auditorium, a large arena hall, a suite of business rooms and a dance studio, all complemented by a café area and wine bar. This is the perfect place to submerge yourself in the arts with a full programme of music, theatre, comedy, dance exhibitions, performances and gigs.

Local transport

Local buses run regularly throughout the town.

There are regular direct train services to Salisbury, Exeter, Basingstoke and London Waterloo.

Local taxis are also available.


There is a large pay-and-display car park at the rear of the hotel, called George Yard, SP10 1PD (charges apply during 8.30am–4pm, Monday–Saturday, with payment by cash and card).

Additionally, you can purchase a ticket for the following day, from the machines or by using the mobile parking app.

There are separate sections to the car park, for short stay (up to an hour) and medium or long stay, so please ensure that you park in the correct area.


Walking from the train station (16-minute walk), cross the road and walk down Station Approach to Junction Road. Stay on Junction Road and take a left towards Western Avenue/A3057. Keep going until you are on Western Avenue and then turn left towards West Street, after passing Lidl. Turn right onto High Street and continue walking down this road – the hotel will be on your left.

Walking from the bus station (four-minute walk), walk past Costa Coffee and through the Chantry Centre. Continue walking down High Street – the hotel will be on your left.

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Non-refundable advance purchase rates, available to book direct on the telephone, this website and our app.

Unwind at our authentic Wetherspoon pubs

Every hotel is also attached to a Wetherspoon pub, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, including club deals (such as Curry Club® and Steak Club®) and a range of hot, soft and alcoholic drinks, all conveniently located for hotel guests to enjoy during their stay with us.

drinks bar and wodden stairwell at The John Russell Fox pub

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