If you are looking to explore the New Forest National Park and the South Coast, Hucklesbrook Farm is a good choice and offers welcoming self-catering set around a courtyard on the owner's family farm. Ideally located, the forest tracks and trails where ponies roam freely are on the doorstep. Perfect for touring, relaxing and outdoor adventures. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Three 4 Star holiday homes in a courtyard setting on the owner's family farm within the New Forest National Park. Ideally located, the cottages are a short drive from the sandy beaches of the South Coast offering guests the perfect combination of outdoor adventures and relaxing days by the sea. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
Hucklesbrook Farm sits on the outskirts of the New Forest National Park and is home to three Four Star holiday homes. Set around a courtyard the cottages are a short drive from the South Coast. Spend your days exploring the tracks and trails of the forest, browsing the shops or relaxing by the sea. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A picturesque thatched holiday retreat on the edge of the New Forest National Park providing a superb base for exploring the forest, and also the many attractions of the area including Winchester, the South Coast and Stonehenge. The county town of Fordingbridge with a good choice of shops and eateries is just half a mile away.
A very pretty thatched self catering holiday cottage on the edge of the New Forest, providing very comfortable holiday accommodation and an ideal base for touring the area being just a few miles from world famous Stonehenge, Bournemouth and beaches. Just half a mile from Fordingbridge with a good choice of amenities close by.
Located between the forest and sea, this holiday cottage sits within a one mile flat walk of the delightful historic market town of Ringwood and just a five minute drive from the New Forest. An abundance of attractions within easy reach as well as miles of forest walks and cycle rides.
A detached, two bedroom, beautifully maintained 5* cottage with ground level accommodation, en-suite and family bathroom. Situated on the border of the New Forest / East Dorset, with rural views and a wealth of local country and coastal pursuits for every age and interest. Tourist board rating: 5 Star
A detached 4* cottage, two bedrooms both en-suite with ground level accommodation, maintained to a high standard. Superb location with rural aspect on the border of the New Forest / East Dorset, 4 miles from Ringwood, ideal for coast and countryside. Tourist board rating: 4 Star
A pretty thatched holiday cottage offering traditional accommodation ideally situated in the lovely village of Burley in the heart of the New Forest National Park. A great place for enjoying the many attractions that this beautiful area has to offer with wonderful forest walks, cycle rides and pony trekking. Whether you visit in the Spring when the forest is bursting into life or in the Autumn when ablaze with colour, the New Forest is a popular holiday destination all year round that is easily reachable from London.
Comfortable self-catering annexe set in an idyllic location within the New Forest National Park close to Fordingbridge in Hampshire. A peaceful, secluded retreat which is ideal for exploring the areas many attractions with direct access to forest walks from the front door. A peaceful haven with two pubs in walking distance and plenty of opportunity for cycling, horse riding, fishing and walking locally.
A modern stylish Four Star Gold self-contained annex in the Hampshire village of Godshill within the New Forest National Park. Close to Fordingbridge, Wayside is an ideal place for enjoying all the forest has to offer including fabulous walking, cycling and horse riding, along with the wider area including Salisbury, Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth. Tourist board rating: 4 Star Gold
A secluded stylish hideaway in a highly desirable corner of the New Forest near to Beaulieu. Great for walkers, cyclists and those wanting to explore the many attractions of the forest.
An ideal affordable retreat for couples and small families in the village of Bramshaw close to the 'Capital of the Forest' Lyndhurst. In the heart of the New Forest National Park, the cottage is perfect for those who enjoy walking, cycling, horse riding or exploring the many attractions of Hampshire. Both dogs and horses are welcome to come and explore the forest with you!
A cosy romantic cottage for two ideally placed in a tranquil position close to the Hampshire market town of Lymington with direct access out into the Forest. Enjoy the best of both worlds with the New Forest National Park on the doorstep offering a host of attractions and activities, and the coast a short drive away for lazy days.
A delightful holiday cottage sitting deep in the heart of the New Forest National Park in the small village of Boldre in Hampshire. A peaceful retreat from which to explore the forests many attractions.
An spacious holiday cottage that can accommodate up to eight guests nestling in an idyllic secluded garden within the boundaries of the New Forest National Park close to Brockenhurst and Lymington. Perfect for friends, families and couples looking for a romantic getaway.
Perfectly placed in the coastal village of Milford-on-Sea, this stylish luxury holiday home offers the chance to enjoy all of Hampshire's best bits. The beach is just a short stroll away and the New Forest National Park is only a minute by car. Whether you want to enjoy forest walks, bike rides, relax on the beach or explore Hampshire's many attractions, Mulberry Barn is an excellent choice. Tourist board rating: 5 Star Gold
With a gorgeous garden for outside relaxing and socialising, a country-style kitchen and a cosy sitting room with log burner, Gardener's Retreat is an excellent choice for families and friends. Sitting in an idyllic position just a short stroll from the Hampshire village of Burley in the New Forest National Park, this beautifully presented cottage is perfect whether you want to explore the areas many attractions or simply relax and unwind.
Located midway between Lymington and Brockenhurst, this spacious holiday home is located in the New Forest National Park near to Lymington, and provides a good base for families and couples to explore the areas many attractions. Great for walkers and cyclists.
Dating back 350 years, this chocolate box thatched holiday cottage is available to rent from April to November and provides a welcoming retreat within the New Forest National Park between Lymington and Beaulieu. Close to both the coast and forest with their many attractions.
Being a national park, the New Forest is a highly protected area, with proud locals who will happily tell you about the rich and fascinating history the area boasts. There are plenty of historical sites for those interested in tracing the steps of significant figures from the past, such as the Rufus Stone Memorial, which marks the spot where William’s son is said to have died.
Though the locals will tell you all about the place, the best way to experience the New Forest is by getting out and seeing it. You can do this on foot, by bicycle or on horseback. Take a guided tour of the area or grab a map and go it alone.
Some locals that you are guaranteed to encounter are some of the New Forest’s oldest residents – the New Forest Ponies. These wild and pretty ponies roam freely throughout the forest and uphold the tradition of open pasture that has been kept alive since the time of William the first.
When you’re all walked out, there are plenty of other attractions to entertain, such as the beautiful Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway, which offers over 200 acres of expertly manicured grounds. You can admire the sights on foot or from the comfort of a quaint steam railway – another step back into history. Beaulieu also combines pretty gardens and man-made machines with the National Motor Museum – a must see for motoring enthusiasts with an interest in some very old classics!
For the kids, there are plenty of family days out including wildlife and nature attractions. Lovers of all things nautical should not miss a trip to Buckler’s Hard or the pretty coastal town of Lymington where you can jump on a ferry and take a day trip to the Isle of Wight, just one of our wet weather recommendations.
The New Forest is a unique and fascinating area, with a wealth of history, stunning forests and intriguing tradition. A must-visit UK holiday location. Find out more about the New Forest.