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Bat & Ball

15 Bat & Ball Lane
GU10 4SA

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Opening Times


Monday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2.15, 7 - 9.30 Mon - Fri
12 - 2.30, 7 - 9.30 Sat
12 - 3, 6 - 8.30 Sun



About the Pub

This family run (two generations) 150-year-old country pub and free house lies in the Bourne Valley near Farnham. The main bar has a wood burning stove, panelled walls and oak beams. There are several different rooms, a covered patio with grape vines, a large terraced garden and a fenced children's play area popular with families. Several footpaths lead to the pub. By car, access is via a narrow unadopted road, which leads to a large car park. The four regular and two guest cask ales are listed on a blackboard, including their strengths. The pub has a good reputation for serving top quality locally sourced food. An annual beer festival is held early-mid June (usually the weekend before Father's Day). A weekly quiz is held on Tuesdays and live music once a month.

Historic Interest

Believed to be 150 years old. It was then one of two buildings in the valley which in those days was dedicated to the growing of hops for the local breweries in Farnham and Alton. The 'Bat' was once a hop grower's tally office where pickers in the surrounding fields were paid in tokens. To maximise income, tokens were redeemable against beer available on the premises and a pub was born.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Adnams Ghost Ship
  • Dark Star Hophead
  • Hop Back Summer Lightning
  • Itchen Valley Bat & Ball Best

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Annual beer festival early June supporting local Charity.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Afternoon menu also available at weekends.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Not resturant.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Weekly charity quiz.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Open mike last Thursday each month & adhoc events.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Quiet pub. Major sports events only.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Bat & Ball

15 Bat & Ball Lane
GU10 4SA

Sat Nav Reference

51.192965, -0.80897

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (220m)

Stagecoach: 16, 17 (hourly, not Sundays)

No evening buses.


By road off Sandrock Hill Road via Upper Bourne Lane; on foot via steps from Bat & Ball Lane (no through road) off Shortheath Road; on foot via path along Bourne stream off Sandrock Hill Road

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Bat & Ball - Boundstone

Bat & Ball

15 Bat & Ball Lane
GU10 4SA

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • LocAle Accredited
  • Beer Festivals
  • Quiet Pub
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Live Music
  • Real Fire
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes

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