The New Forest Bike Ride

cycling in the new forest

Cycling and outdoor activities are the best ways to explore the New Forest. For cyclists, the New Forest is well catered for with over 100 miles of designated cycles routes throughout the national parks 220 square miles. Keep an eye out for cycling events throughout the year. One of the most popular on the summer […]

This beautiful luxury cottage Wal-nut let you down!

walnut cottage lounge

You’ll find enchanting, Walnut Cottage in the blissfully secluded and cutely named village of Tiptoe, in the south of the New Forest. The white-washed exterior walls conceal stylish and attractive interiors with each room exuding oodles of country cottage character. There’s so much to love about this gorgeous light filled cottage which dates back 500 […]

The Solent Way


The Solent Way is a beautiful 60 mile walk, split into 8 distinct sections through Hampshire countryside and coastline. Each section provides an opportunity for a full day walk with options to stop and explore attractions, wildlife, heritage sites and amazing scenery. There are plenty of opportunities for pit stops for a picnic, or pop […]

Why holidays in the UK are the best


With Brexit and the triggering of article 50 in the news, comes the uncertainty of how little your pound will stretch whilst on holiday in Europe. If you’d prefer to stay away from the confusion of Brexit and know how much your total holiday will cost. Take a break in the UK this year, and […]

A much-needed break after Christmas

Hosted Christmas? Wrapping, shopping, preparing, cleaning, cooking, tidying up, making beds, washing……………… guests have finally gone and you’re left a shattered husk. Maybe you need a short break to find your mojo? Imagine waking up in a gorgeous cottage with ponies grazing outside your window with nothing to do but don a woolly scarf and […]

Spend Christmas in the New Forest

If you’re thinking of spending Christmas somewhere enchanted and magical, then come and stay with us in the New Forest. We’ve a busy diary of dates, events and festivities taking place all over the forest. Christmas fayres, festive farmer’s markets and encounters with reindeer to winter wonderlands, grottos filled with toys, pantomimes and shows all […]

Unique New Forest Pannage Pigs

The New Forest has a unique tradition in terms of scale, not seen anywhere else in the UK called ‘Pannage’. Pannage season sees hundreds of domestic pigs set free in to the forest to eat acorns, which are poisonous to the free roaming New Forest ponies and cattle. The season starts when the first acorns […]