Located in Ringwood, Dorset
Drovers Way is a holiday cottage in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, sleeping 3 and pet friendly surrounded by the New Forest with access to many trails.
Drovers Way is on the Hampshire and Dorset border just south of Fordinbridge set in the New Forest countryside. This single storey detached holiday cottage is in the owners grounds and has direct access to many walks in the National Park which can be enjoyed on horseback, bike or foot. The New Forest Otter and Owl Park is close by with Marwell Zoo and Beaulieu Motor Museum a short drive away. A pub and restaurant are just 1 mile from the cottage.
The accommodation at Drovers Way is all on the ground floor and comprises of a living/dining room with beams with digital TV, DVD player, CD player and WiFi. The kitchen is well equipped with electric cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer and a range of accessories and utensils. The bedroom has a super king-size bed and an additional sofa bed for a child. The shower room has a shower, basin and toilet. A travel cot can be provided upon request.
Outside is a sitting out area complete with furniture and a barbecue. There is parking available for one car. A welcome pack will be awaiting your arrival and up to two well behaved pets can come and stay free of charge. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price.
Ringwood is on the Dorset/Hampshire border and stands on the western edge of the New Forset National Park. It is a historic market town and still has a lively market each Wednesday morning. The river Avon gently meanders through and there is a good choice of quaint and new shops as well as a good choice of pubs, restaurants and cafes.Read more
The annual New Forest and Hampshire County Show is held at the end of July for 3 days in Brockenhurst and features international show jumping, lots of animals, antiques, art and lots of food and drink. The New Forest Fairy Festival is held in August and celebrates all things magical. At the end of August is the New Forest Folf Festival, a four day extravaganza of all things folk.
The New Forest Wildlife Park is 25 acres of beautiful woodland and is home to all sorts of wildlife including otters, bison, wart hogs, wolves and lynx. A great way to enjoy nature. Keeping with the outdoor theme, Exbury Gardens is a spectacular 200 acre woodland garden famous for its rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias and is hugely colourful in Spring and Autumn. The Ringwood Brewery offers tours all year round taht includes a drink and there is a shop on site too if you have liked what you have consumed.
Moors Valley Country Park is a 1000 acre country park between Ringwood and St Leonards. It has woodland, heathland, grassland, lakes and rivers with trails to explore both on foot and by bike. The narrow gauge steam railway will take you on a mile ride but if that is too sedate then try the High Wire Adventure Course instead. For something more adrenaline filled try Matcham Karting which caters for ages from 8 years old and races in all different types of formats, from Grand Prix to Enduro.
Ringwood and the surrounding area offer a large range of cafes, restaurants and country pubs and caters for all budgets and tastes as well. There are too many to list here but suffice to say you will be well catered for when holidaying in the area.Read less
Bournemouth is 9 miles away
Bristol is 61 miles away
Exeter is 88 miles away