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Despite its name, the New Forest is by no means new to the UK. Mostly made up of heath which is popular with campers and hikers, in 1079 AD it was first declared a royal hunting preserve and has since been developed into a series of trails and walks for cyclists, walkers and hikers alike. You can discover all its secrets by booking any of our holiday apartments or cottages in the New Forest for your trip to the national park in Hampshire. Located in the South East of England means that you will certainly be able to make the most of a stay here. At Hundredrooms, we understand the sheer volume of choice that the internet provides, and for that reason take away the stress that comes with finding the perfect holiday accommodation in New Forest. We compare thousands of holiday lets so that in a matter of seconds, you can see them all on one screen.  The large area is a collection of villages, wildlife and various wild outdoor areas which are popular with many holiday goers. All you have to do is tell us how many guests you’ll be travelling with and during what dates you’re looking to travel, and we’ll take care of the rest. Large holiday lettings in New Forest are the best option for your holiday, because it means you will have full freedom to enjoy the place peacefully with your family and furry friends. This area of England is certainly worth exploring, so what are you waiting for? Compare thousands of New Forest holiday rentals now!

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Places to stay in the New Forest

  • Lymington: A town on the Solent that forms part of the New Forest District, it is popular for its yachting and marina facilities.
  • Lyndhurst: This is the main town in the New Forest area and is a large and pleasant village with shopping facilities.
  • Beaulieu: Meaning ‘beautiful place’ in French, this town is home to the National Motor Museum and the Palace House.
  • Bransgore: A pretty village on the edge of the New Forest.
  • Burley: There are a lot of pubs, shops and walks around the village for you to enjoy. It is located in the heart of the west.
  • Fordingbridge: A village next to the river located in the north of the New Forest, and a medieval bridge crossing it. It has much restored Norman architecture and you’ll find many holiday cottages in New Forest here.
  • Brockenhurst: The largest village in the New Forest, it is certainly one of the most popular places to stay, due to the endless options for holiday accommodation. The surrounding countryside is incredible, and it has an interesting history connected to the WW1.
  • Ringwood: In the west of the New Forest is this market town. The River Avon passes through and the market has been held here since 1226. Find a range of self-catering holiday homes in this part of the forest.

How to get around New Forest District

There are many ways to get to the New Forest. Many choose to drive here, however if you’re travelling by train, you can reach London Waterloo Station and take the South West Trains straight from there. You can also reach your self-catering rental in New Forest from Southampton, Bournemouth, Poole and Weymouth very easily. Once there, if you’re not taking a car then public transport is also widely available, as it is served by a well functioning public bus network.

Peppa Pig World and other things to do

  • Paultons Park: A great day out for all the family, this theme park is home to Peppa Pig World and a petting zoo. You can enjoy the water kingdom and its many rides and attractions, and is located in the north of New Forest District.
  • National Motor Museum, Beaulieu: If you’re a fan of the show ‘Top Gear’, head to this museum to see the World of Top Gear. There are over 250 vehicles to admire.
  • Exbury Gardens: A large woodland area and garden with a steam train and plenty of incredible flora.
  • Hurst Castle: This castle is located on a shingle spit off the coast of the English peninsula, and has views across to the Isle of Wight. You will find the fortress that previously belonged to Henry VIII and is protected by English Heritage. This artillery fort was established around 1541.
  • Beaulieu Palace House: A country manor that dates back to the 13th century, and was a stately home during the Victorian period. It has Victorian interiors and a gallery to explore.
  • Beaulieu Abbey: Visit this Cistercian abbey which dates back to approximately 1203. It has a beautiful herb garden and a good insight into the 13th century monastic way of living.
  • Lepe Country Park: Visit this historic site which has become well known for its role in the D-Day landings. It gives views over the Solent and is great for walking, bird watching and swimming at the beach.
  • Buckler’s Hard: This village is known for being the sight where Nelson’s warships were built for the Navy. It dates back to the 18th century and you can take a look around the SS Persia.
  • Knightwood Oak: The largest oak in the New Forest which dates back over 400 years. It has an impressive girth of 7.4m and is a great place to picnic with friends.