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Originally the deer hunting area of William the first 1079, the somewhat misnamed ‘New Forest’ is anything but new. A very protected national park, the New Forest is a spectacular and vast area for walking, cycling and horse riding. The open pastures that have been preserved since the area was created provide not only a real sense of freedom but also some of the most contented animals, both wild and somewhat domestic, in the UK. Read More

50.934822, -1.756890
Godshill Wood Cottage
1863

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. 

From £295 to £470 per week
Sleeps 3
(2 bedrooms)
50.792602, -1.542130
Heywood Cottage
2655

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. 

From £520 to £836 per week
Sleeps 3
(2 bedrooms)
50.940457, -1.784668
Little Thatch
131

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 Salisbury. 

From £330 to £595 per week
Sleeps 2+2
(1 bedroom)
50.940423, -1.784657
Wishing Well Cottage
135

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 Salisbury, Winchester, the South Coast and Stonehenge. 

From £405 to £775 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
50.726987, -1.589630
Mulberry Barn
3317

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. 5 Star Gold. 

From £795 to £1625 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
50.924165, -1.560380
Thimble Cottage
2230

Chocolate box pretty, this delightful thatched holiday cottage sits in the Hampshire village of Winsor in the New Forest National Park. Oozing character features beautifully blended with modern conveniences, Thimble Cottage is just a mile from the open forest with fantastic walks and miles of cycling to enjoy. 

From £695 to £1150 per week
Sleeps 6
(3 bedrooms)
50.929426, -1.761578
'Wayside'
2432

A modern stylish self-contained annex in a village location in the New Forest National Park. An ideal place for enjoying all the forest has to offer, along with the wider area including Salisbury, Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth. 4 Star Gold. 

From £390 to £725 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
50.727394, -1.589942
Old Walls Apartment
1806

Located in the traditional coastal village of Milford-on-Sea and just over a mile from where the New Forest National Park begins, this holiday apartment is ideal for those who enjoy walking, cycling or want to explore the area. 4 Star. 

From £395 to £645 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
50.931306, -1.616541
Old Dairy
2742

An ideal retreat for couples or small families in the village of Bramshaw near Lyndhurst, in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Both dogs and horses are welcome to come and explore the forest with you! 

From £250 to £395 per week
Sleeps 2+2
(1 bedroom)
50.786024, -1.479120
The Old Piggery
2055

A charming holiday cottage, set in an idyllic location with direct forest access providing an ideal setting for walking, riding and cycling in the New Forest National Park with the added benefit of being just a mile away from the Solent coastline. 

From £450 to £750 per week
Sleeps 2-4
(2 bedrooms)
50.799488, -1.716908
Bramble Lodge
1697

Situated within the beautiful New Forest National Park just two miles from Burley with direct forest access, this detached self-contained, secluded and cosy retreat is perfect for couples who enjoy cycling, walking, horse riding or who want to explore the area and its numerous attractions. 

From £330 to £450 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
50.895467, -1.776110
Hucklesbrook Farm - Roe Cottage
2955

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, Salisbury is a short drive away and the forest tracks and trails where ponies roam freely are on the doorstep. Perfect for touring, relaxing and outdoor adventures. 4 Star. 

From £470 to £815 per week
Sleeps 5+1
(2 bedrooms)
50.895467, -1.776142
Hucklesbrook Farm - Fallow Cottage
2710

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 Salisbury and the sandy beaches of the South Coast offering guests the perfect combination of outdoor adventures and relaxing days by the sea. 4 Star. 

From £400 to £775 per week
Sleeps 5+1
(2 bedrooms)
50.895487, -1.776142
Hucklesbrook Farm - Badger Cottage
2956

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 Salisbury with its stunning cathedral and the sandy beaches of the South Coast. Spend your days exploring the tracks and trails of the forest, browsing the shops or relaxing by the sea. 4 Star. 

From £400 to £775 per week
Sleeps 5+1
(2 bedrooms)
50.891664, -1.610662
Woodside Studio
2887

A single storey detached self catering studio apartment in the heart of the New Forest National Park providing an ideal base for exploring the areas many attractions. Close to Lyndhurst with the open forest just yards away to explore. 

From £260 to £360 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
50.753237, -1.529828
Ropewalk Cottage
2788

In a superb position by the marinas and yacht clubs in the bustling Hampshire market town of Lymington, this 'upside down' cottage is an ideal base for exploring the New Forest and the coast, and affords vibrant views of nautical life with The Solent and Isle of Wight on the horizon. Plenty of amenities and places for a meal out on the doorstep and an abundance of attractions nearby. 

From £560 to £850 per week
Sleeps 3
(2 bedrooms)
50.861818, -1.871815
Keeper's Cottage
1511

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. 5 Star. 

From £550 to £900 per week
Sleeps 4+1
(2 bedrooms)
50.861818, -1.871815
Forester's Cottage
1500

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. 4 Star. 

From £490 to £850 per week
Sleeps 4
(2 bedrooms)
50.909621, -1.833828
Dairy Cottage
3237

Located on the edge of the Dorset village of Alderholt is this pretty cottage for two with log burner and romantic double bedroom. The Hampshire riverside county town of Fordingbridge is just three miles away and the New Forest National Park is five minutes in the car with miles of forest tracks and trails for cyclists, walkers and horse riders. 

From £350 to £520 per week
Sleeps 2
(1 bedroom)
50.792765, -1.558612
Hurstly Cottage 1
1609

An spacious holiday cottage that can accommodate up to eight guests nestling in an idyllic secluded garden on the outskirts of the New Forest National Park close to Brockenhurst and Lymington. Perfect for friends, families and couples looking for a romantic getaway. 

From £950 to £1780 per week
Sleeps 8
(4 bedrooms)
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Cottage Holidays in the New Forest

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.


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