New Forest holiday cottages are some of the most popular amongst all of those on Web Cottages. It is a trendy tourist area and has a variety of rental accommodation and attractions.The area gives an authentic feel of the English landscape with its woodlands, heaths, farmland, salt marshes, and picture-perfect communities.
The area is covered with a roof of leaves that provide shelter for the wildlife there. You can see the wild ponies and deer which roam the woodlands. A stay in a New Forest holiday cottage really will show you a way of life which hasn’t changed for years and years.
Why Rent a Holiday Cottage in New Forest?
The New Forest is one of the best locations for getting closer to nature due to its variety of communities, wildlife, and scenery.The region is a popular location for walkers, cyclists and horse riders. It is an area that was originally named by William the Conqueror, who used to enjoy hunting in the region and called it the ‘New Hunting Forest.’
The forests also played a large part in the creation of the English fleets as many of them were built using timber from the New Forest. Many of our New Forest holiday cottages are tucked away in the small villages dotted throughout the area and offer a great base from which to explore the National Park.
Within the New Forest, you can find a home away from home no matter what your needs for your holiday. With a choice of thatched cottages, barn conversions and studios, the area is perfect no matter how many people are going.Web Cottages also has a selection of log cabins in the New Forest that have been built to blend in with the surroundings and provide a perfect bolthole and a slightly different take on the standard cottage holiday.
Exploring New Forest’s Attractions During your Holiday Stay
The New Forest is the perfect location for walkers with vast forested hills and tranquil rural communities where you can still see wild ponies and deer roaming.Nearby to the area are the medieval cities of Winchester, Portsmouth, and Southampton, which are all easy to get to from a holiday rental in the New Forest. You can stroll down the streams such as the Rivers Test and Itchen, where anglers can enjoy the trout that swim the rivers.
On the broader region of Hampshire, there are more than 3,000 miles of footpaths and bridleways easily accessible from a New Forest holiday rental.
Visiting the towns around the New Forest can provide a great day out. Medieval Winchester has plenty to do as the city has kept much of its former glory. It is well known for its cathedral, which displays the legendary Round Table of King Arthur, which the legends say that Merlin created.
If you’re a fan of Pride and Prejudice, author Jane Austen, visit her 17th century home where she wrote and spent the final eight years of her life at the Jane Austen’s House Museum, Chawton.
You’ll additionally find magnificent residences and museums to discover, such as Breamore House, Eling Tide Mill, and Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway. If you still have enough energy, then Paultons Park has plenty of sights and rides, which are great for both adults and children.
The region of Austen and medieval Winchester offers a maritime history of Portsmouth, plus award-winning food, museums, woods, undulating vales, and picture-perfect towns.Portsmouth has plenty to offer for those who are interested in sailing. The medieval dockyards of Portsmouth are home to the Royal Navy and display old naval history such as the Mary Rose, which was the flagship of Henry the VIII and HMS Victory, sailed by Nelson.
While in Portsmouth, it is worth taking the time to visit Portchester Castle. Southampton is another city in the area with a huge maritime history. Known as the location where the Titanic set of on its maiden voyage, the port is also where the Mayflower sailed from too.
The area has a full calendar of things to see and do all year round. Festivals and events bring in huge amounts of tourists to the region.The New Forest itself is a feature that attracts visitors due to its wonderful woodlands that can be appreciated.On the other hand, car enthusiasts should make tracks to the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, where there’s an impressive display of cars from the earliest days of motoring.
A grand holiday spot for a family day out from one of our New Forest rental cottages, with lots for everyone to take pleasure from such as the world renowned National Motor Museum, Palace House, home of the Montagu family, and medieval Beaulieu Abbey.
They are overlooked by the Spinnaker Tower, which soars to a height of over 500 feet and is the UK’s second tallest building, giving fabulous vistas over the Solent.New Forest holiday cottages, apartments, and property rentals make a brilliant location where the whole family can enjoy a broad range of opportunities for open-air pursuits, from hiking and biking to horse-riding and angling.
A short journey can also offer water sports and sailing at the coastline and a handful of fantastic golf courses.Self catering holiday cottages in the New Forest provide choice, diversity and versatility. Those hoping to investigate Hampshire’s cultural history will also find their interests are well-catered for in a region that is positively steeped in history and legend. A haven for birds and plants and steeped in ancient history, the ravishing New Forest is the superb environment for a memorable vacation.
Places To Rent A Holiday Cottage in New Forest
Covering a great area of south-west Hampshire, rental accommodation in the New Forest can be found in a number of divine pastoral towns and hamlets that will give you the chance to swap your hectic urban routine for an authentic experience of long-standing country life in this outstanding area of natural beauty.
Beach lovers should head for Calshot – a shingle beach with beautiful scenery out towards the Solent and Isle of Wight with Calshot Activity Centre on hand for climbing and water sports.Also visit Eastney, another gorgeous clean shingle coastline, excellent for angling and windsurfing, plus the hugely trendy Hayling Island waterfronts giving shingle and sand at low tide.
Hayling Island is also a venue for national windsurfing competitions, beach volleyball, children’s recreational areas and water sports.
Hampshire styles itself as England’s ‘culture capital of the South East,’ and they’ve got the point. Along with England’s ancient capital and a wealth of beauty and culture, you’ll find one of England’s newest National Parks – the gorgeous and original New Forest.A magnificent region to locate yourself for a self catering vacation, our inexpensive vacation holiday homes offer welcome shelter from home, ensuring you take pleasure from all that Hampshire and the New Forest have to offer.