Located in Ringwood, Dorset
Mole Hill Cottage is a holiday cottage in Alderholt, Dorset, sleeping 2 set in 10 acres in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Mole Hill Cottage is a semi detached barn conversion set in 10 acres of grounds 1 mile outside the pretty village of Alderholt. You are within easy reach of the New Forest National Park where wild ponies and deer roam freely. There are numerous trails to explore the area on foot, bike or saddle. Close to the cottage is a working water mill which also has a tea room while the countryside around you is designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offering a selection of scenic walks.
The accommodation at Mole Hill Cottage comprises of an open plan living area with Freeview TV, CD/DVD player and a selection of books, games and DVDs. There is a dining area with table and chairs for four and a kitchen equipped with an electric oven, halogen hob, microwave, fridge and washing machine. There is a double eaves bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with bath, shower attachment running off the taps, basin and toilet.
Outside there is a private patio area complete with furniture and also a shared lawned area. There is off road parking for one car and local pubs and shops are about 1 mile away. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. This property can be booked with Fox Hole Cottage, together they sleep 4.
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 10 miles away
Bristol is 56 miles away
Exeter is 85 miles away