We offer Forester’s & Keeper’s, two detached, individually designed self catering cottages, rated 4 and 5 Star by Visit England, each given 100% for cleanliness. Both with king-size beds, ground floor accommodation (no stairs) situated at the New Forest / East Dorset border. Each beautifully maintained and fully equipped including a washer/dryer and full gas central heating for a warm welcome all year round. Gas, electricity, linen, towels and complimentary wi-fi included in the rental price. The cottages have generous garden/patios, furnished and provided with a barbecue offering an ideal place for alfresco dining and relaxation, surrounded with trees, flowers and a variety of visiting wildlife. Our location offers a choice of experiences, the New Forest National Park, beautiful countryside and coastal pursuits. Miles of lovely walks, off-road cycling, forest adventure play, Go Ape forest zip wire and activities for all ages only a walk away at Moors Valley Country Park.
Due to major building work, Forester’s and Keeper’s Cottages will be closed from 29 October 2021 until January 2023. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our lovely visitors for your bookings over the years and would like to remind you that Forester’s Cottage will be available again for bookings during 2023. We look forward to welcoming enquiries for your preferred dates.
We maintain strict cleaning protocols to Covid-19 standards.
We have flexible / refundable booking conditions with regard to the pandemic.
Quality white bed linen and towels are provided.
Highchair and travel cot available for each cottage.
Walk or cycle into Moors Valley Country Park – activities for all ages.
Steam Railway, off road cycling, Go-Ape zip wire, forest adventure play, Gruffalo trail etc.
New Forest Activities at Bucklers Hard, archery, canoeing, kayaking.
Peppa Pig World at Paulton’s Park only 27 mins from our location.
We are Pet Friendly: Well behaved dogs / pets welcome by arrangement.
Sleeps 4 plus an infant. Two bedrooms, king-size bedroom and second twin bedroom. Both with en-suite shower rooms, open plan living with double aspect views – read more.
Sleeps 5 max. plus an infant. Two bedrooms, master with super king-size bed and en-suite shower room, large twin bedroom that can take a third single bed, separate family bathroom. Open plan living with views over our own grazing land – read more.
Moors Valley Country Park – an easy walk from our location. With Adventure Play, Steam Railway, Go Ape, Segway, Tree Top Trails, Hawk Walks, off road walking and cycle routes for all abilities and various bicycles for hire. Visit The New Forest National Park where the forest roads are shared with roaming ponies, cattle and pigs. The villages have a choice of inns and restaurants offering delicious menus. Local produce can also be purchased to enjoy in your cottage holiday home. Around the forest you can easily visit: Beaulieu Motor Museum with vehicles from a bye-gone era and film. See the car from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Nearby are Bucklers Hard and New Forest Activities on the Beaulieu River, offering canoeing, kayaking, archery and more. For young children Paulton’s Park & Peppa Pig World is amazing fun not to be missed. The southern coastal beaches of Bournemouth, Boscombe, Southborne, Hengistbury Head and Mudeford are a short drive, offering golden sands, nature trails, crabbing, fishing, and various sea sports. For ancient Dorset coastline visit the Jurassic Coast at Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door with spectacular scenery and history. Stonehenge, Longleat Safari Park, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the Isle of Wight and a choice of National Trust properties can also be easily visited from our location. There is something for everyone… Places to Visit / Activities