The New Forest Family Hotels Guide

hotels and other accommodation for families travelling with children


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The Old Mill

Gordleton

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on the eastern edge of the New Forest and near the south coast, choose this idyllic riverside inn with exquisite dining and fabulous rooms

Balmer Lawn

Brockenhurst

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renowned New Forest hotel where contemporary and traditional blend, stay in stylish rooms, enjoy award-wining cuisine and relaxing facilities

Forest Park Hotel

Brockenhurst

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updated country hotel, placed directly opposite forest, featuring stylish guest rooms, a bar with a cosy log fire and plenty of outdoor space

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open forest and heathland are just steps away from this comfortable and stylish hotel offering award-winning dining and a large indoor pool

The Beach House

Milford-on-Sea

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elegance and style prevail at this beautiful Victorian house, built in an Arts and Crafts style, situated on the seafront with Isle of Wight views

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independently owned hotel in Hythe Marina ideally placed to access Southampton via a foot passenger ferry and to explore the New Forest

South Lawn Hotel

Milford-on-Sea

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set within well-maintained gardens on the edge of the village and provides a comfortable base to explore the New Forest and the coast

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Grade I listed, parts date from the 15th-century, this historic hotel blends original character and more contemporary features and comforts

Beaulieu Hotel

Beaulieu Road

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a former coaching inn, set amidst open heathland, providing a cosy and relaxing retreat - dining is to be had at the sister inn next door

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a relaxed and friendly ambience pervades at this country retreat set in extensive gardens - comfortable guest rooms come smartly presented

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an elegantly appointed hotel set in 8 acres of grounds - guests can enjoy good food, relaxing leisure facilities and a stroll in the pleasant garden

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across the road is open forest and heath, whilst a short stroll down the road is the centre of the village from this friendly and welcoming hotel

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peacefully placed hotel close to verdant forest providing an ideal spot to re-connect with nature - offers a good range of facilities for families

The Mayflower

Lymington

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grand maritime-themed rooms - most have a roll top bath - plus a gourmet breakfast menu are to be found at this fine inn near the marina

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smart new boutique rooms, some with a private patio, and a kitchen café where breakfast is served, add up to a luxury, New Forest base

The Huntsman

Brockenhurst

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updated village pub - but dates from the 13th century - providing a contemporary and comfortable base to explore the New Forest

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cosy, period pub - dates from the 19th-century - ideally placed for the village's hustle and bustle yet has easy access to the nearby forest

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a comfy guest lodge - with Indian restaurant next door - on the A36 between Salisbury and Southampton on the fringes of the New Forest

Turfcutters Arms

East Boldre

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real ale and home cooked food are a feature of this country inn which now has beautiful self-contained apartments in a renovated barn

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old meets new at this beautifully appointed, 13th century inn featuring stylish guest rooms, a cosy bar and restaurant serving a seasonal menu

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