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Step away from the ordinary and into the extraordinary at Sandy Balls, where the natural beauty of the New Forest is an amazing backdrop to the famous Away Resorts Great British staycation.
Whether you want to kick back and relax or rediscover your sense of adventure, Sandy Balls is for you. Chill out in the serene spa or take a dip in the pool. Make friends with our resident alpacas or hop aboard a Segway and zip through the forest. And what a forest! Here you can escape to ancient woodlands, open moors and wild heathland to feel the pull of nature that lies within us all.
Whatever your budget, we’ve got you covered; from the classic caravan to our exclusive Heartwood accommodation. Sink into a hot tub holiday, enjoy a log cabin with woodland views or soothe your spirit in the sanctuary of a Zen holiday home. Oh, and in case you’re wondering, bring the dog – we love dogs and dogs love the New Forest.
Too chilled to cook? We’ll do it. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, let the team rustle you up something delicious in one of our restaurants to keep you out of the kitchen. With the New Forest on your doorstep, a host of activities to keep the whole family happy, amazing accommodation and a warm welcome from our Holiday Heroes, you’ll be returning to Sandy Balls time and time again, like so many of our guests.
Offering a wide range of accommodation to suit all budgets including; luxury themed accommodation with Hot Tubs, Caravans and Woodland Lodges – all in the beautiful setting of the New Forest National Park.
Our exclusive Knightwood accommodation, named after the largest oak tree in the forest, is like nothing Sandy Balls has seen before with hot tubs, BBQ's, cosy outdoor seating, bike rack and dog shower! The Heartwood has a woodland tartan theme, cosy and totally unique.
Take your pick from a whole host of services conveniently located within The Village Square. For great pub grub why not visit The Woodside Inn, a cosy on-site pub, or the newly refurbished Italian restaurant, Aubrey’s Forest Kitchen for something a little more special or a good cup of coffee. The Village Store is well stocked with all the essentials and a bit of everything else.
Indulge in a massage, manicure or facial at the on-site spa, The Retreat. Work out in the gym and enjoy a post-workout swim at the onsite Leisure Centre. For the more adventurous, take a two-wheeled adventure through the forest on your bikes or with the help of the Cycle Centre.
There are also a whole load of activities for all the family in our PLAY or My Active activity programmes; including alpaca walks, body zorbing, archery and horse riding.
Pet-Friendly or Pet-Free
In addition to pet-friendly and pet-free lodges and caravans, the dog exercise area and a wide choice of woodland walks makes Sandy Balls the perfect holiday destination with your four-legged friends.
Book with confidence
Book with confidence! At Away Resorts, we recognise that we are all living in uncertain times and that there is no clarity about when the Coronavirus pandemic will be over. We are also aware that at times like this, it is important to have something special to look forward to as a family. So, to provide you with complete reassurance, we have introduced the free of charge Coronavirus Booking Guarantee. This means if your 2021 holiday is cancelled due to COVID-19, we will offer you:
The choice of a full no quibble refund OR the opportunity to move your break to another date in the future free of any administration charge
We’ve been working hard, adapting to the pandemic that has changed so much for many of us including live streaming of our entertainment, COVID safe measures throughout the park and PPE for our teams, and of course extra cleaning measures in our holiday homes. We are proud to say that 89% of guests that stayed with us in 2020, said they would recommend us to friends and family!
Please visit awayresorts.co.uk for more information.
|Room / Unit Type||Room / Unit Tariff*|
|Unit||from £142.00 to £2,305.00 per unit per week|
|Caravan||from £200.00 to £1,000.00 per unit per week|
|Lodge||from £200.00 to £1,000.00 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.
Sandy Balls is conveniently located just 30 minutes from Southampton. Situated in Godshill Village, a little more than a mile from Fordingbridge. By Car
From the east, leave the M27 at Junction 1 signposted New Forest/Lyndhurst/Cadnam A337 and at the end of the slip road, take the third exit B3079 to Brook and then join B3078 to Fordingbridge.
From the west, follow the A31 to Ringwood until the turning onto the A338 to Fordingbridge, and then take the B3078 for about 2 miles. From the north, follow the A338 through Salisbury to Fordingbridge and then take the B3078 to Godshill.
|Open New Year|
|Park Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|
|Season (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|
* Park is open all year but please note specific facilities opening times vary - please see website for details.
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