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7 Nights  

  • £700  to  £1050

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Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    2 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    With Owner

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access

    Ground floor

  • Star Rating

    4 Star

About Forester's Cottage

Forester's Cottage is closed due to a major building project until Summer 2023.

This delightful detached 4 Star property is one of just two very individual holiday cottages located on the owner’s friendly farm and offers self-catering holiday accommodation for four guests, children of all ages are welcome. For larger parties both cottages can accommodate up to nine guests (see also Keeper’s Cottage). Forester’s is equally ideal for a couple - a discount is offered to couples if only one of the bedrooms (and en-suite) is used. Pets are also welcome by arrangement as well as livery for horses.

Forester’s has ground level accommodation which is exceptionally well maintained and fully equipped to ensure you have an enjoyable and memorable holiday or short break. Digital TV’s and central heating throughout offer a very comfortable environment whatever the time of year. Forester’s is open for Christmas and New Year.

Surrounded by trees, fields and hedgerows, this lovely area has plenty of wildlife, excellent country walks, off road cycling and horse riding. It is near to the East Dorset and New Forest border, allowing guests to enjoy all the best bits of these two popular areas. The vibrant market town of Ringwood in the New Forest is just 4 miles east, and within an easy walk is Moors Valley Country Park with lakes, a tree top trail, cycle hire, steam railway and lots more. The stunning scenery of Cranborne Chase is only four miles away and for those wanting a day at the beach, Hengistbury Head, Southbourne and Mudford Sands with nature trails, cliff walks, land-train and water sports are all under 10 miles away.

The coast and countryside offer a plethora of pursuits, events and special sights, as well as a huge variety of bistros, pubs, restaurants, markets, museums, and attractions.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Jean Baylis joined Independent Cottages in June 2009

Enquire online:


Amenities / Facilities

  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • CD Player
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stables/ Livery Onsite
  • WiFi
  • Farm Stay

Location (Dorset)

Accommodation is all on ground level and comprises:

  • The living space is open-plan in style with comfy leather sofas, flat screen digital television (with Free-serve), DVD, CD/cassette player and double aspect windows providing nice views over the patio area to the stables and fields beyond. Country pine furniture complements this room including a dining table with chairs.
  • Well equipped and maintained kitchen which includes a washer/dryer, dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, fitted hob and electric oven.
  • King-size bedroom with vaulted beamed ceiling, digital television with Free-serve and en-suite with shower, toilet and wash basin.
  • Twin bedroom which is a pretty room also furnished in a country style with a low beam, then opening up to a vaulted beamed ceiling and Free-serve digital television. This room also affords an en-suite with shower, toilet and wash basin.

Outside: This detached cottage has a patio which is fenced with colourful borders and herbs, along with outdoor furniture and barbecue for relaxing and alfresco dining. There is also a second gate for entrance which provides access for mobility equipment and big prams.

Additional information: Gas, electricity, towels and bedlinen are included within the price. Fresh farm eggs are usually available to purchase for a hearty English Breakfast. Beds are made up ready for arrival with fresh quality linen dressed with floral bed spreads and seasonally weighted duvets to ensure comfort. Year round special offers. Infant equipment is provided including a travel cot (please bring your own cot bedding), baby bath and highchair.

Star Rating: 4 Star

Forester's Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms (1 Double, 1 Twin)
2 dogs welcome
Ground floor accommodation
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £700
To £1050
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1202 820203 before paying by bank transfer.
Please discuss any requirements regarding your pet(s) with the property owner.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Jean Baylis
Member Since June 2009

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Forester's Cottage Noticeboard

Forester's Cottage will be closed until June 2023 due to major building work. We apologise to visitors, we will miss you and look forward to welcoming holiday and short break visitors again in 2023.

Last Minute Offers

No current last minute offers

Forester's Cottage 18 Month Availability Calendar

  • Available
  • Unavailable
* Calendar last updated: 29th January 2022
Owner's Website

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