Self Catering Brockenhurst New Forest

The New Forest has a number of attractions and activities to offer. A selection is shown in the next tab.

Top Tips:

  • Explore the depths of the ancient woodlands. Set out on foot, rent a bike, hire a pony and follow a way-marked trail through the forest, stopping off at a local pub for lunch
  • Use the hop-on-hop-off open top buses to tour the New Forest
  • Visit the Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary to see the deer
  • Visit Rhinefield and Bolderwood Ornamental Drives . These are beautiful all year round, but perhaps at their best in early November, with ancient beech trees displaying spectacular autumn colours
  • Take a ferry from Lymington to the Isle of Wight
  • Visit the gardens at Exbury or Furzey
  • Look out for local shows. To the North of Brockenhurst is New Park, which is the annual home of the New Forest Show, held in late July
  • Go for a walk along the coast at Milford-On-Sea and enjoy the views of the Isle of Wight

Beaulieu Chocolate Studio Small – (Contemporary chocolate makers), www.beaulieuchocolatestudio.co.uk, 01590 612279

Beaulieu Motor Museum- (National motor museum, palace house & gardens), www.beaulieu.co.uk, 01590 612345

Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary – (Purpose built viewing platform for observing herds of fallow deer), 02380 283141

Brockenhurst Riding Stables Riding – (Stables with horses and ponies), www.brockenhurstridingstables.co.uk, 07708 788609

Bucklers Hard – (Maritime museum, woodland trail, tea rooms and Beaulieu river cruise), www.bucklershard.co.uk, 01590 616203

Country Lanes Cycle Tours – (Cycle hire adventures), www.countrylanes.co.uk, 01590 622627

Cyclexperience – (Bike hire), www.cyclex.co.uk, 01590 62404

Eling Tide Mill – (Working flour mill & heritage centre), www.elingexperience.co.uk, 023 8086 9575

Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway, (200 acre woodland garden & steam railway rides), www.exbury.co.uk, 023 8089 9422

Fairweather’s Garden Centre – (Garden centre with homemade food and outdoor play area), www.fairweathers.co.uk, 01590 612307

Fishing – (Forestry Commission coarse fishing), www.forestry.gov.uk, 02380 283141

Furzey Gardens- (Award winning gardens), www.furzey-gardens.org, 023 8081 2464

Golf – (For local golf courses, please visit this website: www.thenewforest.co.uk/activities/golf.aspx)

Hurst Castle – (Fortress and prison of Charles I with views of the Isle of Wight), www.hurstcastle.co.uk, 01590 642500

Long down Activity- (Farm Hands on petting farm), www.longdownfarm.co.uk, 023 8029 2837

Lyminton Seawater Baths – (Outdoor seawater baths / lido), www.lymingtonseawaterbaths.org.uk, 01590 678882

New Forest Activities – (Canoe, kayak tours & hire, archery, bike hire, etc.), www.newforestactivities.co.uk, 01590 612377

New Forest Bus Tour – (3 open top bus rides through the forest), www.thenewforesttour.info,

New Forest Centre & Museum -(Visitor information, museum, library & gallery), www.newforestcentre.org.uk, 02380 283444

New Forest Guided Walks – (Professional guided walking tour), www.hiddenbritaintours.co.uk, 023 8028 2269

New Forest Minibus Tours – (Informative 40 mile guided forest tour),  www.newforestminibustours.co.uk, 07774 347071

New Forest Water Gardens – (Ponds & waterfalls in 2 acres of formal gardens), www.newforestwatergardens.co.uk, 01590 644405

New Forest Water Park – (Wakeboarding, kayak, paddleboard & inflatable aqua rides), www.newforestwaterpark.co.uk, 01425 656868

New Forest Wildlife Park – (Animals, butterflies & adventure playground), www.newforestwildlifepark.co.uk, 023 8029 2408

Paultons – (Theme park including Peppa Pig World), www.paultonspark.co.uk, 023 8081 4455

Sailing – (For local sailing clubs, please visit this website www.thenewforest.co.uk)

Setley Ridge Vineyard & Farm Shop – (Vineyard and shop selling local produce), www.setleyridge.co.uk, 01590 622020

Spa – (Luxury spa facilities), www.careysmanor.com/luxury_spa, 01590 623551

Twizy Hire – (Two seater electric car hire), www.hireatwizy.co.uk, 01590 624066

Open all year. Short breaks available in low season. We regret no smoking and no pets (except assistance dogs).

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