Set on the tranquil banks of the River Avon lies the historic market town of Fordingbridge, ‘northern gateway to the New Forest’. Recognised by its majestic seven-arched medieval bridge and romanticised by its colourful smugglers’ tales, this thriving community is home to an impressive tally of Toad Hall holiday cottages. Discover Fordingbridge’s fascinating past, from its ancient Roman ruins to its Elizabethan manor house, explore the myriad of woodland trails, and enjoy the friendly hospitality at the town’s charming pubs, cafes and bistros.
Crossroads Cottage is a great place for a family holiday, sleeping five guests. Full of charm, its inglenook fireplace, forest access and visiting New Forest ponies are sure to put a smile on your face. But the best bit? Crossroads Cottage has the luxury of its own swim spa, with a hydrotherapy seating area and massage function. There's plenty of room for everyone at Criddlestyle Cottage, a five bedroom detached bungalow just outside Fordingbridge. Or, if you need somewhere really big for a special occassion or family reunion, Mews Hill is in close proximity and can be booked together with Criddlestyle Cottage to provide accommodation for 21 guests in 10 bedrooms. Both properties are also dog-friendly, so no one has to miss out on the fun. For something more intimate, Oakview is a beautifully presented lodge in a peaceful countryside setting. Small but perfectly formed, it makes the idea setting for a romantic couple's getaway.