Category Archives: Test Valley

The River Test leads to a tidal estuary and is the namesake for The Test Valley surrounding it in Hampshire. Various forms of the ame are found in the early history of Hampshire and England including from 877 Terstan, Taerstan stream, Test and Terste

The Chalk Streams of Hampshire

The chalkstreams of Hampshire offer some of the best fly fishing in the world but they offer so much more than that. The history of Hampshire is inextricably bound up in the valley’s of the Itchen, the Test and the Meon. Investigate Hampshire History and find out what this wonderful county in southern England has to offer Continue Reading