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  • NFTA Assessed
  • New Forest Tourism Association
  • Fair Booking
  • New Forest Tourism Association Cyclists Award
  • New Forest Tourism Association Walkers Award
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 1 unit £400-£900 pupw sleeps 6


The Lodge viewed from Alpaca Paddock

The Lodge viewed from Alpaca Paddock

The Lodge overlooks the alpaca paddock and vegetable plot
The Lodge viewed from Alpaca Paddock

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The beautiful oak framed Lodge is situated in the 2 acre grounds of Croft Cottage (see B&B Section), which has been described as "a children's paradise". It is a very well insulated wooden lodge, with heaters in every room. Facilities include BT Infinity wi-fi, a whirlpool bath and separate shower. The well equipped kitchen includes a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer, oven, hob, microwave, toaster etc. There is an open plan sleeping area upstairs with en-suit shower/toilet and an open plan kitchen/sitting room downstairs, which can be converted into a bedsit. Downstairs also has a bathroom. It overlooks the cottage orchard on the Western side and the vegetable plot and alpaca/chicken paddock on the Northern side. Outside the lodge is a wendy house and a small adventure playground and slide. Continental breakfast is provided.

Children welcomeRadioTelevisionIroning facilitiesPrivate parkingGardenDogs/pets NOT acceptedLaundry facilitiesFreezerMicrowave cookerDishwasherLinen providedFishingPony trekking/horse-ridingGolf available (onsite or nearby)Children's outdoor play areaCycles for hireFoodshop/mobile foodshopWiFi or internet accessLeisure club (onsite or nearby)DVD playerCD playerEuros acceptedHairdryerHigh chairs availableCots availableBarbecueDrying facilitiesBreakfast availableWashing machine

200m from Sandy Balls Holiday Village facilities (swimming pool unavailable summer holiday) Children welcome from any age.


    Family with Young Children Anon

    25 July 2017
    Rated as 5 out of 5

    “Very enjoyable and restful”

    Croft Cottage was very well equipped and in a good location to visit the rest of the national park. The chickens and alpacas were good for children entertainment as was the large field and climbing frame.
    Bill and Helen were excellent hosts and happy to help.

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    Mr and Mrs Bill & Helen Waygood

    Southampton Road,
    SP6 2LE

    01425 657955

    07977 142745


    Southampton Road,
    SP6 2LE



    See location of Croft Cottage The Lodge on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SU 171146  Lat: 50.93100 Long: -1.75701

    By car: Junction 1 M27 exit and take B3079/8 towards Fordingbridge. Continue on B3079 for approximately 8 miles. Croft Cottage is in Godshill Village on the right 200m before the entrance to Sandy Balls Holiday Village (1.5 miles before Fordingbridge)

    By public transport: Salisbury Train Station, X3 bus to Fordingbridge


    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • RadioRadio
    • TelevisionTelevision
    • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities
    • Private parkingPrivate parking
    • GardenGarden
    • Dogs/pets NOT acceptedDogs/pets NOT accepted
    • Laundry facilitiesLaundry facilities
    • FreezerFreezer
    • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
    • DishwasherDishwasher
    • Linen providedLinen provided
    • FishingFishing
    • Pony trekking/horse-ridingPony trekking/horse-riding
    • Golf available (onsite or nearby)Golf available (onsite or nearby)
    • Children's outdoor play areaChildren's outdoor play area
    • Cycles for hireCycles for hire
    • Foodshop/mobile foodshopFoodshop/mobile foodshop
    • WiFi or internet accessWiFi or internet access
    • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)Leisure club (onsite or nearby)
    • DVD playerDVD player
    • CD playerCD player
    • Euros acceptedEuros accepted
    • HairdryerHairdryer
    • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
    • Cots availableCots available
    • BarbecueBarbecue
    • Drying facilitiesDrying facilities
    • Breakfast availableBreakfast available
    • Washing machineWashing machine

    200m from Sandy Balls Holiday Village facilities (swimming pool unavailable summer holiday) Children welcome from any age.

    Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


    • Parking for Single unit properties:
      • YesParking space provided
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
    • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
      • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
      • YesDesignated parking space provided for guests with disabilities
      • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
    • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
      • YesGravel
    • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
      • YesFlat (i.e. without steps)


    • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
      • YesToilet and bathroom
      • YesOne or more bedrooms
      • YesLounge
      • YesKitchen
      • YesDining room
      • YesToilet suitable for wheelchair users
      • YesOutdoor facilities
    • garden and bbq

    • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

    Bed/ Bathrooms

    • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
    • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
    • YesBedrooms available with no fitted carpets
    • Bathrooms available with:
      • YesSeparate shower unit
      • YesBath with shower
      • YesBath


    • YesEntrance is well lit


    • YesSeating available in kitchen