Tourism, walking route and local hostelry information is all available from reception.
Links to Local Information
VW Camper Vans
If you do not have your own caravan or tent you can still enjoy our park and the surrounding area. Why not hire a vintage VW campervan.
At Back of Beyond you can be in the New Forest within 10 minutes.
For information on this area please go to this link http://www.newforestnpa.gov.uk/,
The South coast is known as the Jurassic Coast. For more information please check the following link.
Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site www.jurassiccoast.org/
Local areas include-
and Winchester http://www.visitwinchester.co.uk/,
There is so much to do locally-
Jurassic Coast, Blandford Forum, Bournemouth and beaches, Christchurch, Winchester, Poole, Poole Pottery,Branksome China, Salisbury.
Dorchester, Lymington (for Isle-of-Wight ferry), Swanage, Beaulieu, Bucklers Hard, Corfe Castle,Lulworth Cove, Wareham.
You will then, of course, be spoilt for choice when looking for things to do and see, so here are just a few suggestions:-
• On the doorstep – walk or cycle to:
- Moors Valley Park which is a fantastic cycling, walking and adventure park.
Moors Valley Country Park, www.moors–valley.co.uk/
- Avon Heath Country Park, https://www.dorsetforyou.com/avonheath,
- Hurn Forest,
- Fantastic 17 mile cycling and bridleway which is within 10 minutes of our park called the Castleman trailway. https://www.dorsetforyou.com/castlemantrailway,
Eating and Pubs.
In walking distance you have the Woodman- http://www.woodmanpubferndown.co.uk/,
And the St Leonards-
10 minutes cycle or drive will take you to a huge number of New Forest pubs. Ask at reception for details.
Things to do-
New Forest villages, Ringwood and Matchams Raceway, Stapehill Abbey Crafts & Gardens, Bournemouth Aviation Museum, Wimborne Minster, major shopping centres, places to eat, entertainment, museums, local attractions and events, boot sales and markets.
Held in Bournemouth each year. Everything that you can do involving wheels-
Friday 3rd – 5th June 2016
Bournemouth Air Festival
Need we say more…
Thursday 18th – Sunday 21st August 2016
Great Dorset Steam Fair
Wednesday 31st August – Sunday 4th September 2016
For information on the world famous Great Dorset Steam Fair please click here, http://www.gdsf.co.uk/,
If you fancy a night or day out without your pet our friends at the kennels down the road will take day and night boarders.
For more information please check
Horse riding is very popular in the New Forest. Please check out the following link if you are interested.
We can recommend local fishing areas in reception when you are with us. However to get a feel for what is on offer please see the following-
Plenty of cycle routes locally as listed above. If you don’t have a bike or are unable to bring it don’t worry. We have a company who can deliver a bike to the park for you to use whilst you are here. Please click below-
Now Bournemouth Football Club, which is a 15 minute drive away, is a premiership side we will now be enjoying the larger English clubs coming to Bournemouth.
Here is a link to the upcoming fixtures.