Category Archives: Meon Valley

The Meon Valley runs with the River Meon across the historic county of Hampshire and is a sub-region without administrative borders that has it’s own deep history to tell for anyone interested in the history of Hampshire.

John Young Dean of Winchester 1616

What connection can be made between Winchester Cathedral and Exton, a small village in the Meon Valley? Can you solve the chronogram found on the memorial to Dean Young and how does it all connect with the village of Soberton. More intriguing Hampshire history. Continue Reading

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