The hotel is a short drive from such historic places as Rufus Stone Beaulieu Abbey (and motor museum) and Bucklers Hard. Not only was Burley on the main smuggling route from the port to the south but also has a history connection with witches (as the local shops demonstrate) indeed it was as recent as 1950 that Sybil Leek a self-confessed white witch lived in the village. br / br / br / br / The Burley Inn itself dates from the Edwardian period where it used to be the village surgeon s residence. Occupying pride of place on the lee of the hill its quaint interior log fires and bespoke furnishings provide a desirable venue in which to drink dine and stay. br / br / br / br / We are open for morning coffee cakes and cream teas from 9.00am daily. br / br / br / br / Take advantage of our Free House which stocks a good range of cask-conditioned ales including beers from the local Ringwood Brewery an interesting selection of wines including locally produced Gales Country Wines a variety of soft drinks lagers ciders and hot beverages. br / br / br / br / In the warmer months be sure to take advantage of our attractive terraced area which overlooks the centre of the village. Meanwhile during the winter come in for a warm by our roaring log fires. br / br / br / br / Burley is an ideal spot to meet up with friends for a day out whether you live in Salisbury Bournemouth or Southampton. We are also within a half hour s drive of both Bournemouth Airport and Southampton Airport. br / br / br / br / In our bar and dining room food is served all day every day from noon until 10.00pm with a menu ranging from light snacks to 3 course meals - anything from light platters hot snacks and ploughmans to freshly baked pies grills vegetarian dishes and a choice of smaller appetite meals.