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The Shimmerings

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  • New Forest Tourism Association
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Bed & Breakfast with 2 rooms £28-£35 pppnb

New Forest Tourism Association Assessed, New Forest Tourism Association

The Shimmerings

The Shimmerings

The Shimmerings

The Shimmerings

 
 

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Address

73 North Poulner Road,
Ringwood,
Hampshire,
BH24 1SW

Details

The Shimmerings is a family run bed and breakfast in Ringwood, on the edge of the New Forest National Park, commanding fabulous views over the Poulner Lakes to the rear of the house. The unconventional split level design maximises the benefit of the rural setting.

Accommodation downstairs, comprises two double rooms, comfortably furnished, flat screen freeview TVs, WiFi, coffee/tea hospitality tray,centrally heated with newly refurbished shower rooms / toilet.

Keith and Lorraine have run a B&B in the Ringwood area for the past 26 years, most recently at the Shimmerings since 2011.

Upstairs: Guest Lounge / Breakfast Room has views over the lake and New Forest National Park.

Guests have full use of the garden to enjoy the evening sunset over the Lake observing the local wildlife, particularly the Carp and the Wild Ducks.

For further details see www.theshimmerings.co.uk

Electric shaver pointsLaundry facilitiesVegetarian diet availableLeisure club (onsite or nearby)HairdryerCentral heatingChildren welcomeWiFi or internet accessPrivate parkingGardenRadioTotally non-smokingTelevisionDogs/pets NOT acceptedTea/coffee making in bedroomsTelevision availablePacked lunches providedSpecial diets availableLounge for residents' useIroning facilities

Children welcome from age 14.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SU 158065  Lat: 50.85780 Long: -1.77688

From the A31 or the A338 follow the signs for Ringwood You will reach the main A31 RINGWOOD junction roundabout from the slip roads. Follow the signs to RINGWOOD B3347 . At the next roundabout take the first left Signposted to POULNER, travel along the old Southampton Road passing back over the A31 and at the second mini roundabout (1.m) turn left into GORLEY ROAD (by the White Hart Public House) Continue for 0.3 miles passing the Tesco Express store on right. After a further 0.3 miles turn left into North Poulner Road just before the 40 MPH New Forest sign. Continue for 0.2 miles, No 73, The Shimmerings, will be found on the right hand side.

Reviews

    Mature / Senior Couple Stephen Bowring
    Kent, United Kingdom
    03 July 2014
    Rated as 5 out of 5

    “Very good place to stay”

    Had a very nice stay and will return
    Lorraine made sure that everything was ok for us and the breakfast was lovely.
    Hot water takes a while to come through but this was explained at the start

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    Facilities

    • Electric shaver pointsElectric shaver points
    • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
    • Vegetarian diet availableVegetarian diet available
    • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • Central heatingCentral heating
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • GardenGarden
    • RadioRadio
    • Totally non-smokingTotally non-smoking
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
    • Tea/coffee making in bedroomsTea/coffee making in bedrooms
    • Television availableTelevision available
    • Packed lunches providedPacked lunches provided
    • Special diets availableSpecial diets available
    • Lounge for residents' useLounge for residents' use
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities

    Children welcome from age 14.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

    Parking

    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is
      • YesGravel
    • brick

    • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance

    Public Areas

    • YesGood contrast between the floor and wall
    • YesClear surfaces such as glass doors have contrast markings
    • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)

    Bedrooms

    • YesBedroom with non-allergenic bedding available
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesSeparate shower unit

    Entrance

    • YesSteps to the main entrance
      • 6
        Number of steps to entrance
      • YesHandrail by steps
    • YesEntrance well lit
    • YesBell at main entrance

    Dining

    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
    • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
    • Meals for guests with special dietary requirements can be provided:
      • YesSugar free (diabetic)
      • YesGluten free (coeliac)
      • YesLactose free (dairy free)
      • YesOrganic
      • YesVegetarian
      • YesVegan

    General

    • YesProprietors/staff available 24-hours