Located in Ringwood, Dorset
Goodrest is a holiday cottage in Verwood, Dorset, sleeping 4 at the edge of the village surrounded by its own garden. Just 6 miles to the New Forest.
Goodrest is located in Verwood, a bustling village close to the Hampshire and Wiltshire borders. The village is surrounded by beautiful countryside and farmland with many walks available. Within 6 miles lies the New Forest National Park famous for its wild ponies, deer and pigs if visiting in the winter. You are also within easy reach of golden sandy beaches at Bournemouth and Poole with both towns having stunning facilities. Moors Valley Country Park, Go Ape and the Tank Museum are just 3 attractions to visit that are just short drives from Goodrest. A shop and a pub are just 8 minutes walk from the door.
The accommodation at Goodrest is all on the ground floor and comprises of a sitting room with TV with Freeview, DVD player, CD/radio and WiFi. The dining room has table and chairs for four and the kitchen is well equipped with gas hob and electric oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and washing machine. There are two bedrooms, one set up as a double, the other a twin. The bathroom has bath with shower over, basin and toilet.
Outside the cottage is surrounded by a lawned garden complete with furniture. The is off road parking for two cars. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. Please note, children over 16 only.
Ringwood is on the Dorset/Hampshire border and stands on the western edge of the New Forset National Park. It is a historic market town and still has a lively market each Wednesday morning. The river Avon gently meanders through and there is a good choice of quaint and new shops as well as a good choice of pubs, restaurants and cafes.Read more
The annual New Forest and Hampshire County Show is held at the end of July for 3 days in Brockenhurst and features international show jumping, lots of animals, antiques, art and lots of food and drink. The New Forest Fairy Festival is held in August and celebrates all things magical. At the end of August is the New Forest Folf Festival, a four day extravaganza of all things folk.
The New Forest Wildlife Park is 25 acres of beautiful woodland and is home to all sorts of wildlife including otters, bison, wart hogs, wolves and lynx. A great way to enjoy nature. Keeping with the outdoor theme, Exbury Gardens is a spectacular 200 acre woodland garden famous for its rhododendrons, azaleas and camellias and is hugely colourful in Spring and Autumn. The Ringwood Brewery offers tours all year round taht includes a drink and there is a shop on site too if you have liked what you have consumed.
Moors Valley Country Park is a 1000 acre country park between Ringwood and St Leonards. It has woodland, heathland, grassland, lakes and rivers with trails to explore both on foot and by bike. The narrow gauge steam railway will take you on a mile ride but if that is too sedate then try the High Wire Adventure Course instead. For something more adrenaline filled try Matcham Karting which caters for ages from 8 years old and races in all different types of formats, from Grand Prix to Enduro.
Ringwood and the surrounding area offer a large range of cafes, restaurants and country pubs and caters for all budgets and tastes as well. There are too many to list here but suffice to say you will be well catered for when holidaying in the area.Read less
Bournemouth is 7 miles away
Bristol is 56 miles away
Exeter is 82 miles away