Local information about Ashurst and Colbury – which may be useful to newcomers or longer-term residents.
For more information please click on the individual links
The Shops : –
Jumbo House, Chinese take-away,
Southern Sewing & Upholstery,
Millie’s Brocante closed 2016
Little Friar – Fish & Chips,
Ashcroft hair – (building temporarily unavailable Jan-Feb 2016)
The Herb Pot Bistro,
Post Office, 173 Lyndhurst Road Ashurst, Southampton, Hampshire SO40 7AR (also selling newspapers, in addition to the usual Post Office items)
Asha Bangladeshi Cuisine,
Sallies ~ Snacks/Cafe
There is a Welcome/Co-Op store open 7 days a week – all day.
A Farm shop can be found at Longdown Activity Farm.
The Veterinary practice is alongside the Parade.
There are 3 village pubs : –
The Happy Cheese
The New Forest Hotel
The Forest Inn
Places associated with religion or religious worship are : –
Colbury Church (Church of England)
St Josephs Centre
There is disabled access to the majority of the village amenities.
Refuse and recycling bags are collected weekly on Tuesday or Wednesday. More information here
Glass (bottles) collections – please check your leaflet for collection dates and other details : HERE
If you see a problem with Graffiti in the village please phone : 01590 6461233
Milk can be delivered to your door
Look up Dairy Crest deliveries on the ‘milk and more’ website.
The Parent and Toddler Group is now on Monday mornings in Term time, 10am. – 11.30am. at Colbury Church Rooms.
The ‘New Horizons’ group – a social group for bereaved ladies – usually meets on the first Monday of the month in Colbury Church Rooms at 2.30pm.
The Ashurst and District Men’s Probus Club meets on the 2nd Thursday in the month, usually 12 midday at the Crown Hotel, Lyndhurst.
Contact the Secretary, Pat Longland on 023 8029 3472
Or find more details available on their website : HERE
There is a landscaped recreation ground for children in the village, off Whartons Lane/Lakewood Road, with an area for the disabled (and also dog-walkers) around the perimeter.
If you are interested to grow your own fruit and vegetables and need space – contact the A & C Parish Council, to apply for an allotment. There may be a waiting list, but you could soon be able to join up.
Details from the Parish Clerk, via the A&C Parish Council website HERE
Ashurst and Colbury is part of a Safer Neighbourhoods area of Policing – see this link