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Forester's & Keeper's Cottages are presently closed due to the government restrictions due the Covid-19 Virus. We are contacting all visitors booked from 01 April to end May with the opportunity to transfer their reservation to later in the year or to 2021 at no loss to themselves. If your reservation is from June on and, you need to transfer or cancel, please contact us, we will be here doing our best for our visitors.
Both detached cottages are located at Cottage Farm, our family home with our own horses, hens and a variety of visiting wildlife and birds. Our location is just a walk or cycle into Moors Valley Country Park / Ringwood Forest offering a wide variety of activities for visitors of all ages. With easy access into the New Forest National Park both north and south areas and to the southern beaches: The beautiful Hengistbury Head, Christchurch and the golden sands of Southborne and Bournemouth. There are events and pursuits to suit everyone.
Both cottages are detached, 4 5 star rated by Visit England, very individual, beautifully maintained and equipped to a high standard. Both have two bedrooms, en-suites, full gas central heating, ground floor rooms / accommodation (no stairs), digital TV's in the bedrooms as well as in the living areas. Each cottage has open plan living with home entertainments, free Wi-Fi, fitted kitchens with modern appliances including dishwasher, washer-dryer and fridge-freezer. Both have furnished patio/gardens with BBQ offering an ideal place for alfresco dining and relaxation. We offer the convenience of on-line booking via our website: www.foresterscottages.co.uk we do not charge booking fees, vat, meters or security deposit and we welcome your communication.
Forester's Cottage has quality, charm and character with the original 200 year old cob walling and vaulted timber ceilings. Ground floor rooms / accommodation (no stairs). Full gas central heating offers a warm welcome all year round. There are two bedrooms, a king-size double and a twin bedroom each with quality floral spreads and crisp white linens, digital TV and en-suite shower rooms with wc., hand basin and shallow step into the shower cubicle. The modern kitchen is well equipped and maintained, including a dishwasher, fitted hob and electric fan oven, microwave, washer-dryer and fridge-freezer. Comfy open-plan living with two and three seater leather sofas and pouffe, country pine dining and complimentary soft furnishings, flat screen Sony TV, wifi, dvd player, books and games offer at home entertainment. Double aspect views over the gardens to the fields and stables with our own horses and ponies. One shallow threshold leads out to the lawned garden and furnished patio with table, four chairs and a BBQ, offering a lovely setting to dine alfresco and relax, surrounded with trees and flowers. Forester's Sleeps 4 + cot.
Keeper's Cottage has views across our own grazing fields - often the place to see deer, foxes, a variety of birds and other wildlife. The accommodation is bungalow style, ground floor accommodation without stairs. Full gas central heating offers a warm welcome all year round.The modern open plan living has two and three seater soft leather reclining sofas, oak dining table and leather seating. Smart TV, dvd player, books and free wi-fi provided by BT home hub.The fitted kitchen is well equipped including a dishwasher, washer/dryer and fridge-freezer, fan oven, gas hob and a microwave. There are two bedrooms, each with fitted furnishings and TV. The master bedroom has a super-kingsize double bed and an en-suite shower room with shallow step in shower cubicle, hand-basin and WC. The large twin bedroom has space for a third full size single bed if required. A fifth person supplement of £10 per night would be payable for the extra bed. Each bedroom has complimentary soft furnishings and crisp white linens are provided with beds many ready for your arrival. Keeper's also has a family bathroom: a bath with shower over, hand-basin and WC. The entrance leads out with one small step to the patio garden which is furnished with a table, six chairs and a BBQ, offering an ideal place for dining alfresco and relaxation, often with the most beautiful sunsets. Keeper's sleeps 4/5 +cot.
Inclusive rental: Gas central heating, electricity, linen, towels and free wi-fi are all included in the rental price, with beds freshly made for your arrival. We offer on-line booking via our website: www.foresterscottages.co.uk we do not charge booking fees, vat, meters or a security deposit.
The locality, between forest, open countryside and the coast, offers excellent cycling, walking, horse riding, water-sports, forest adventure play for a variety of ages, playground, tree-top trail and Go-Ape forest zip wire at Moors Valley Country Park. A wealth of activities, special sites and events are available.
An abundance of good food is on offer from farmers markets, organic outlets, local shops, pubs, restaurants and beach bistros. We provide our visitors with the Go New Forest card which carries discounts from participating businesses around the New Forest.
Forester's & Keeper's Cottages are open all year. Well behaved dogs, pets and horses welcome by arrangement.
Short breaks October to May.
Both cottages offer versatile accommodation for couples, friends and families.
See our website for more pictures, video tours and details - www.foresterscottages.co.uk
Year round Special Offers
Discounts for couples
Friday turnarounds during Summer. Flexible changeover dates can be accommodated during quieter months.
No smoking indoors please.
|Room / Unit Type||Room / Unit Tariff*|
|Foresters||up to £770.00 per unit per week|
|keeper's||up to £900.00 per unit per week|
*As a guide, prices are per room per night for hotels, guest houses, B&Bs and serviced apartments, per pitch per night for campsites and per week for self-catering accommodation and holiday parks.
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
See Cottage Farm on Explorer OL22 New Forest Map. Approximately 1 mile Moors Valley Country Park, 4 miles Ringwood / New Forest National Park, 4 miles Cranborne Chase,10 miles Beaches. Good road/motorway link (London approximately 2 hours). National Express coach connection at Ringwood. Rail to Bournemouth from London Waterloo. Local Airport - Bournemouth International.
Mainline train from London Waterloo to Brockenhurst on the New Forest or to Bournemouth. National Express Coach service to Ringwood. Taxi would be required from the train station or bus to Forester's & Keeper's Cottages at Cottage Farm. Local buses are available hourly to Ringwood and Bournemouth. The farm is within 25 minute walk to Moors Valley Country Park.
|Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)|
* 25.03.2020 Due to the non-essential travel restrictions and government instruction to close as soon as possible, both Forester's & Keeper's Cottages are now closed until further notice. We are currently contacting all visitors booked from 01 April to end May 2020 with the opportunity to transfer their booking to later in the year or to 2021. Please contact us if you have any query or your booking is from June 2020 on. We will do our best to help you.
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