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Head to the cozy city of New Forest

The forests, gardens and countryside are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in New Forest. Travelers appreciate the spas in this welcoming city. Beaulieu National Motor Museum and Southampton Maritime Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around New Forest

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that New Forest has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New Forest Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Brockenhurst Manor Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • New Forest Wildlife Park (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Burley Golf Club (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Bramshaw Golf Club (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Peppa Pig World (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in New Forest

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, New Forest is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bournemouth Beach (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Brownsea Island (20 mi / 32.2 km)
  • Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Rufus Stone (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Burley Park (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Mayflower Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)

Transportation options to and around New Forest

Fly into Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.7 mi (18.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Southampton (SOU), which is 12.2 mi (19.6 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Brockenhurst Station, Brockenhurst Beaulieu Road Station and Southampton Ashurst New Forest Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around New Forest District?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,908 holiday lettings near New Forest District. From 906 Cabins to 906 Cottages, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover New Forest District area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to New Forest District?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in New Forest District:

  • Southampton City Centre: 72 holiday homes
  • Mudeford: 65 holiday homes
  • Sandbanks: 33 holiday homes
  • Bournemouth City Centre: 128 holiday homes
  • Friars Cliff: 48 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to New Forest District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in New Forest District. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lepe Country Park: 2,106 holiday lettings
  • Peppa Pig World: 1,302 holiday lettings
  • Lymington Pier Ferry Port: 2,277 holiday lettings
  • Southampton Totton Station: 1,473 holiday lettings
  • Buckler's Hard: 2,253 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around New Forest District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in New Forest District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 906 Cabins in New Forest District. Our other popular types of New Forest District holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 906 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in New Forest District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 193 holiday homes with pool available in New Forest District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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