The Shimmerings

Type:Bed & Breakfast

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

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The Shimmerings


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 is on the ground floor,comprises 2 double rooms with en suite shower facilities.
Room 1, Smaller double with standard 4 ft 6 solid pine bed.
Room 2.Larger double with king size solid pine bed.

Both rooms comfortably furnished with tea and coffee tray, fresh milk always available. Colour flat screen TVs, wifi. Hair dryer and toiletries, hand and bath sheets provided.

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.

Lorraine and Keith have run several bed and breakfasts in the Ringwood area for the past 32 years.

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Arrival Date:
Tues , 18th Dec 2018
Departure Date:
Wed , 19th Dec 2018
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Room 1 - for 1 guest(s)

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
room 1from £60.00 to £65.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast
room 2from £70.00 to £75.00 per room per night for bed & breakfast

*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.



  • Packed lunches provided
  • Special diets available
  • Vegetarian diet available


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from age 14

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities

Leisure Facilities

  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)


  • Private parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs/pets NOT accepted
  • Lounge for residents' use
  • Television available
  • Totally non-smoking
  • WiFi or internet access

Room/Unit Facilities

  • Hairdryer
  • Radio
  • Tea/coffee making in bedrooms
  • Television

Site Features

  • Garden

Room/Unit Facilities: room 1

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Shower

Room/Unit Facilities: room 2

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Shower

Special Offers

  • Special offer .January and February 2019 stay for 1night and get a second night half price. Please  ring us direct on 01425 475170 or email to get this offer

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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      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.


      • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018
      • Other Accommodation AwardsFair Booking Fair Booking 2016
      • Other AwardsGo New Forest Member Go New Forest Member 2018
      • Other AwardsGo New Forest Quality Assessed Go New Forest Quality Assessed 2018

      Opening Times

      Open Christmas
      Open New Year
      Season (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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