Ashurst, Eling & Totton

Ashurst, Eling and Totton are located on the outskirts of the New Forest. They are wonderful towns and villages that are full of history & heritage, with Totton being the ‘largest village in England’ until 1974 and of course, the famous tide mill and toll bridge in Eling. Totton & Eling also has a long history of shipbuilding.

Ashurst, Eling & Totton are also home to loads of fantastic places to eat, such as country pubs, cafes and the best takeaways. There are also plenty of things to do and places to stay too.

Things to do in Ashurst, Eling and Totton

Some of our top attractions are located in and very close by to Ashurst, Eling and Totton. This includes the fantastic Paultons Park, Home of Peppa Pig World – a great day out for the whole family! In Ashurst you will find Longdown Activity Farm and New Forest Wildlife Park, full of animals from far and wide. And of course, in Eling you will find the Eling Tide Mill Experience.

Events in Ashurst, Eling and Totton

There are plenty of events to get involved with in Ashurst, Eling and Totton. From themed nights and quizzes at the pubs, to activity days for the kids at the attractions.

Places to stay in Ashurst, Eling and Totton

Whether your accommodation preference is a hotel, B&B or campsite, Ashurst, Eling and Totton offers some great places to stay

Where to eat & drink in Ashurst, Eling and Totton

From pubs, cafes, restaurants and takeaways, Ashurst, Eling and Totton are all full of fantastic places to eat. The New Forest and The Happy Cheese are fantastic pubs located in Ashurst and The Testwood is a great family friendly pubs to head to in Totton. Totton is full of lovely cafes, whether you fancy a quick coffee or a full english breakfast there will be the perfect place for you to go. Some of the best takeaways are located in Ashurst, Eling and Totton too!

Getting to Ashurst, Eling and Totton

Ashurst, Eling and Totton are easy to get too, just off Junction 2 of the M27, or get off at Junction 3 and onto the M271 and they will be signposted on the roundabout here.

Alternatively, if you come through Lyndhurst then you will end up on the main road through Ashurst.  

Ashurst, Eling & Totton FAQs

Why is Totton called Totton?

It is believed that the name ‘Totton’ could come from a tribe of early English, named the ‘Tota’s people’.

Does Totton have a beach?

There is a park situated on the Southampton Water known as ‘Goatee Beach’. Goatee Beach is located in Eling.

Who owns Eling Toll Bridge?

Totton & Eling Town Council is responsible for collecting toll fees for Eling Toll Bridge.

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