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Bracken Cottage

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7 Nights  

  • £1190  to  £1400

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Short Breaks From

  • £170 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    4 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    2 Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Open Fire

About Bracken Cottage

Bracken Cottage is in the New Forest village of Sway, within walking distance of friendly pubs and easy reach of the gorgeous Hampshire coast. This stylish holiday home sleeps up to eight people in four bedrooms and is perfect for families or friends. Not only is there lots of living space indoors, but you'll also have a fenced garden with ample off-street parking and secure storage for bikes. Don't be surprised to see donkeys, ponies and the odd curious cow poking their head over the gate to see what you're doing!

Sway is a traditional New Forest village with two pubs (the Hare and Hounds and the Silver Hind), small grocery stores (Budgens, Co-op and a Central convenience store) an award-winning butcher, a well-stocked village shop, doctors surgery, pharmacy. It's peaceful and quiet, with direct access to footpaths and favourite cycling trails that include the nine-mile cycling route from Sway to Setthorns. You can also walk or cycle to Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst or the hill fort at Burley. Horse riding and pony trekking are two more fun ways to explore the New Forest. Bicycle hire and guided horse rides are easy to arrange locally.

If you want further variety, the Georgian market town of Lymington is only four miles away with supermarkets, a busy Saturday market, and more places to eat, drink and shop. Brockenhurst is also good for variety. You can take the train from Sway if you'd rather not drive, walk or cycle there. Other places to visit include the beaches at Milford-on-Sea and Barton on Sea, Christchurch, Mudeford and Hengistbury Head. Explore Buckler's Hard or the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, Hurst Castle and the Tall Trees Arboretum. The ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth takes around half an hour, so a day trip to the Isle of Wight is another option for a day out, or you can also visit Poole and Bournemouth.

Bracken Cottage is perfect for your family New Forest holiday. It's spacious and quiet, with good access to the region's most popular sights and attractions. Bookings are available all year round. Up to two well-behaved dogs are welcome through prior arrangement.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Johnathan Law joined Independent Cottages in June 2021

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • Enclosed Garden
  • DVD Player
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • WiFi

Location (The New Forest)

Accommodation Comprises:

Bracken Cottage is a semi-detached cottage behind a gated fence. Accommodation is over two levels.


  • Sitting room with an open fire and comfortable sofas for relaxing after a busy day of fun. Hardwood floors are a practical choice for guests with dogs. The wall between the living room and the dining room has been knocked through to make the layout open-plan and allow natural light to fill the rooms.
  • Dining room with a table and chairs for eight people. Glass doors open into the garden.
  • Country kitchen with modern appliances and fitted cupboards well-stocked with utensils and equipment for self-catering. A table and chairs are ideal for quick meals or sitting to keep the cook company.
  • Bedroom with a double bed and garden views.
  • Cloakroom with a WC and a handbasin.


  • Two double bedrooms with proper storage and garden views. All beds are made up for the arrival of guests, and bath towels are provided.
  • Twin room with two single beds and tranquil views.
  • Family bathroom with a shower over the bath, WC and a handbasin.

Outside: The cottage has extensive gardens that include a patio with furniture and a barbecue. There is ample off-street parking on the driveway, while a lockable double garage houses a washing machine, tumble dryer, and an extra fridge and freezer.

Additional Information: Utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are all included. Short breaks are possible between October and March, depending on availability. One or two well-behaved dogs are welcome, but please arrange this with the owner when booking. Bracken Cottage is a non-smoking property.

Bracken Cottage Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms (3 Doubles & 1 Twin)
2 dogs welcome
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1190
To £1400
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Paypal, Cheque, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Please enquire with owner.
All female groups - Please enquire with owner.
Catering available - No.
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)1590 681222 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.

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Johnathan Law
Member Since June 2021

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* Calendar last updated: 10th May 2024
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