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Our shop is now OPEN, and we have the required social distancing measures in place to help keep you and our staff safe. We are continuing to take telephone orders too for collection only. If you'd prefer to shop this way, please call us on 01420 562139, and we'll take your order over the phone, give you a quick call back with the amount, then we’ll finalise your order by collecting payment by card and then you come to the shop to collect.

Special Offers

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  • Lymington Farm

    Lymington Farm

    Our modern shop with historical roots

  • Keeping it Local

    Keeping it local

    Home grown and local meats

  • Painting of Old Shop

N.W. Read - Hampshire Butcher

“Your dinner will be sure to succeed when you buy your meat from Reads”. N.W. Read is Hampshire’s Premier Butcher, based at Lymington Farm in the village of Medstead near Alton. Originally established in 1937 by C.J. Read, the father of our current owner, N.W Read has been providing quality, locally sourced and home grown meat for decades.

We specialise in everything from local Hampshire meats to homemade pies, hog roasts and more! Check out the variety of different produce on offer and be sure to take a look at our special offers, which change weekly! We sell only the finest products, so you know that everything you buy from N.W. Read is always of the highest standard.