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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 downstairs, comprises Room 1 Standard double Solid pine bed.   Room 2 King size solid pine Bed., comfortably furnished, flat screen freeview TVs, WiFi, coffee/tea hospitality tray,centrally heated .

Keith and Lorraine have run a B&B in the Ringwood area for the past 30years
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.

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Arrival Date:
Thur , 22nd Mar 2018
Departure Date:
Fri , 23rd Mar 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.


Site Features

  • Garden

Leisure Facilities

  • Leisure club (onsite or nearby)

Property Facilities

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


  • Children welcome - Children welcome from age 14


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

Room/Unit Facilities

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

Heating Facilities

  • Central heating

Laundry Facilities

  • Ironing facilities
  • Laundry facilities


  • Private parking

Room/Unit Facilities: room 1

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Shower

Room/Unit Facilities: room 2

  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Shower


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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