Holiday Cottages in Brockenhurst
The pretty town of Brockenhurst is situated right in the heart of the New Forest and is surrounded by ancient woods and heathland. This prime location is a perfect base from which visitors can experience the attractions, activities and wide-open spaces on offer all year round. Brockenhurst holidays are all about fun and relaxation, and despite its diminutive size, Brockenhurst has plenty on offer to entertain visitors of all ages.
The earliest inhabitants of Brockenhurst date back to the Bronze age, but it was during the Norman Conquest that the original Saxon manor became merged into a town. The Black Death of 1348 wiped out the vast majority of the population, but by the 18th Century it had grown once again into a thriving village.
An excellent base for exploring the Forest
Today, Brockenhurst is a lively, bustling town and Brockenhurst holiday cottages are available all year round, providing an excellent base from where visitors can explore the surrounding countryside and attractions. The town has excellent transport links including the ‘Lymington Flyer’ – a rail link that connects with Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. The link is a heritage line that takes visitors through some of the most picturesque parts of the Forest and on towards the coast, making it ideal for families who want to travel a little further afield but want to leave the car behind.
The New Forest County Show
At the end of July Brockenhurst plays host to the New Forest and Hampshire County Show, a three-day event packed with displays, exhibitions of country life and demonstrations. Planning your Brockenhurst holidays to coincide with this spectacular event is the ideal way to get a true taste of life in the Forest, and Brockenhurst holiday cottages are the best way to spend time here and make the most of everything the area has to offer.
For visitors who want to travel a little further afield, Brockenhurst is close to some of the South coast’s largest towns and cities including Bournemouth and Southampton, so even beach lovers can use this tranquil spot as a base for excursions further afield.
For more information on Brockenhurst holiday cottages and to plan Brockenhurst holidays that will let you experience the best of the New Forest, simply browse our website for booking details and availability or contact us direct on 01590 679655.