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New Forest cottage getaways

Our pick of charming cottages within easy reach of the Forest

Enjoy a rated stay among the trees

Home to some of South England’s most beautiful countryside, the New Forest is known for its ancient woodlands and open heathlands, abundant wildlife and miles of striking coastline.

There are few better destinations for switching off and connecting with nature. Whether you’re looking for a couple’s getaway, a family holiday or a place to relax with friends, these charming cottages will provide a comfortable base for your break.

Burgate Manor Farm Holidays, Burgate

Enjoy free range access to a working farm and 230 acres of private farmland at Burgate Manor Farm. The six well-equipped cottages boast beautiful enclosed courtyards with a barbecue and outdoor seating – perfect for kicking back with loved ones.

Cosy Cottage, Lyndhurst

Located in Lyndhurst, the ‘heart of the New Forest’, Cosy Cottage is a dog-friendly home-from-home that accommodates up to four people. Just minutes from the village centre but with open forest on the doorstep, guests can enjoy the best of both worlds.

Cottage 1&2 Shepherds Spring, Fordingbridge

Situated between the medieval town of Fordingbridge and the village of Godshill in the picturesque grounds of East Mills Manor, these two stylish cottages are an ideal choice for a secluded retreat. Can be booked individually or separately, depending on the size of your group.

Gorse Cottage, Brockenhurst

This wonderfully located pet-friendly cottage comprises five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a large living room and an impressive conservatory. Take in the ancient New Forest landscape, and keep an eye out for ponies, donkeys, pigs and deer, which are often to be seen outside the front gate.

Mill Lane Farm Holiday Cottages, Minstead

A warm welcome awaits you from these purpose-built holiday cottages, situated on a family farm just a short walk from the village of Minstead. Each cottage has two bedrooms and an open-plan living space complete with a wood burner, with direct access onto open forest.

Milford Croft, Milford-on-Sea

This luxurious modern bungalow is primely located on the seafront, with the pubs, restaurants and boutique shops of Milford-on-Sea within easy reach. During the summer months, the open-top New Forest Bus Tour passes the end of the drive – perfect for a panoramic perspective of the area.

Needles House, Milford-on-Sea

Set in a Georgian style cul-de-sac a short stroll from the village and from the sea. It's deceptively large with plenty of space for a large family or even two families sharing.

New Park Farm Cottages, Brockenhurst

Just five minutes from Brockenhurst, New Park Farm Cottage’s three bedrooms each have great views of the Forest. Quick access to miles of safe walking and cycling paths makes this a brilliant setting for a family forest getaway.

Undercastle Cottage, Godshill

This picture-perfect thatched cottage is the embodiment of a rural luxury retreat. It sleeps six guests – four in the main house and two in the Fishing Lodge – and boasts exposed beams, chunky flagstone floors and sublime rooms from every scenic window, along with extensive gardens.

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