Christmas Cottages in the New Forest


It’s the most wonderful time of year! But if you’re dreading Christmas at home or there just isn’t enough room for everyone – book a Christmas cottage in the New Forest. It’s a mesmerizing, magical location for Christmas with woodland walks, long lazy lunches in historic thatched pubs and beautiful cottages under black inky skies […]

5 Cottages Perfect for an Autumn Holiday in the New Forest


The New Forest is one of the largest and oldest wild woods in Western Europe, and come autumn the trees are ablaze with riotous pallets of gold, orange, scarlet and sparkly bronze – it’s a wonderful sight! Mighty Stags clash horns, pigs snuffle for nibbles and trees and bushes rustle as their harvest tumbles to the […]

Half Term New Forest Holidays – Things to Do with the Kids


No sooner have the kids gone back to school from the summer holidays, we’re pondering about where to go for half term. With only a week to play with, do you really want to spend two days in airport queues waiting for flights? There are so many great places to visit and explore in the […]

New Forest’s Top Holiday Destinations


As the summer holidays draw to a close, and seasonal throngs of tourists start to subside, we take a look at what has been an amazingly busy summer here at New Forest Cottages. With more properties in our portfolio than ever before – that’s 157 and counting, the team in Lymington High street have been […]

The New Forest Walking Festival


The New Forest Walking Festival 13 – 28 October 2018 Now in its fifth year, this wonderful festival grows from strength to strength with heaps of diverse guided walks through the National Park’s mystical landscape. Don your walking boots, or just a sturdy pair of shoes, and join throngs of outdoor lovers and walkers of […]

48 Hours in the New Forest


Long weekends and short breaks are now a regular feature on our holiday calendars. If you’ve limited time, here are some of the highlights of this amazing region that should be at the top of your list for a long weekend in the New Forest. Day one Visit Beaulieu Lord Montagu’s handsome ancestral home, Beaulieu […]

New Forest Cottages turns 40!

The National Park’s biggest accommodation provider celebrates with record number of properties. Established in 1978 with one self-catering cottage rental, New Forest Cottages are celebrating 40 years in business. This year marks an impressive portfolio with the holiday rental agency representing over 155 properties, which includes an amazing 25 new properties added in the last […]