Local Activities & Attractions
Barton-on-Sea Golf Club
The club is set on the picturesque cliff top surrounded by views of the Isle of Wight, its 27 holes are a combination of the original Harry Colt design with a section designed by the well-known J. Hamilton Stutt. The elegant club house is perfect for relaxing break after a challenging course.
Telephone: 01425 615308
Situated along the coast, Highcliffe Castle is magnificent Grade 1 listed 1830’s mansion built by Lord Stuart de Rothesay. The castle is well known for its romantic and picturesque charm with its beautifully landscaped cliff top gardens, with stunning views of Dorset coastline and Isle of Wight. The popular TV series Mr Selfridge was filmed at the castle where the very original Mr Selfridge and his family stayed during the First World War.
Telephone: 01425 280423
Chewton Glen Health Spa
Chewton Glen embodies the unique purity of a New Forest National Park and its coastal location. With a dedicated personalised service you are sure to enjoy a world-class retreat.
Telephone: 01425 282212
Hop on the Wightlink car ferry from the charming market town of Lymington and travel across the Solent to historic town of Yarmouth whilst enjoy the scenic route across to the Island and Needles. Yarmouth prides itself on it mix of historic, modern town where you can relax and grab an ice cream or go exploring around the island.
Telephone: 0333 999 7333
There no better way to see the New Forest than to ride around the National Park with superb cycle routes. Hire a bike with cycle experience for the ultimate day out for you and your family.
Telephone: 01425 837071
Email: [email protected]
Beaulieu National Motor Museum
Travel to Beaulieu in the heart of the New Forest and discover the National Motor Museum, see over 250 stunning vehicles telling the story of motoring. Visit Palace House and talk to costumed guides about life in a Victorian country house and explore the 13th century Abbey. Plus hop onboard for unlimited rides on the monorail and veteran bus.
Telephone: 01590 612345
Shoresports water sports school is in Christchurch using the shallow waters on Christchurch harbour. With a range of water sports, from paddle boarding, kayaking, windsurfing and sailing there no shortage of new activities to learn or try your hobby at new location.
Telephone: 07867 575280
The Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre is a 65-acre ape and monkey sanctuary in Dorset. The Park has TV shows such as ‘Monkey Life’ and Monkey Business’ creating a popular series of rescue apes and chimps. The park is a perfect day out for families and couples, with lots of picnic areas plus a large café offering hot and cold food. While away the hours where kids can use up all their energy on the huge Great Ape Adventure Play Area.
Telephone: 01929 462537
Enjoy a glass of champagne as you set sail on your beautiful, large, comfortable and modern yacht. After a few hours of sailing on the Solent you anchor off the Isle of Wight for a delicious freshly prepared two-course meal, served on deck, and the opportunity for a swim!
Telephone: 01202 313607
Moors Valley Country Park and Forest
A thousand acre Country Park perfect for adults and children alike with lots of activities and trails to choose from. Find the Adventure Play Trail with unique wooden play sculptures and the Tree Top Trail as you walk or ride around the grounds. Make a pit stop for the authentic narrow-gauge steam railway before choosing somewhere to have a picnic. If you’re brave enough have ago at Go Ape Tree Top Adventure and the Forest Segways. (Advance booking required).
Telephone: 01425 470721
Your ride will take you out to the beautiful national park and will allow you to take in the wonderful views and see the wild ponies and other animals that roam and inhabit the forest.
Telephone: 01425 403489