Located in Ringwood, Dorset
Snowdrop Cottage is a holiday cottage near Ringwood, Dorset, sleeping 8 and accepting pets, a detached, beamed and thatched cottage
Snowdrop Cottage has chocolate box good looks being detached, beamed and thatched in a beautiful setting so much so that it was the inspiration for one of the ‘Lilliput Lane’ model cottages. Situated on the edge of the New Forest National Park the area offers many paths to be explored on foot or bike. Or just relax in the peace and tranquillity offered at the cottage.
The accommodation at Snowdrop Cottage comprises of a beamed living room with an open fire in an inglenook fireplace complete with bread oven, TV, DVD player, WiFi and radio/CD/iPod dock and is tiled throughout which leads to the dining area with table and chairs for 8. The kitchen has an Aga, microwave, washing machine, tumble dryer, American fridge/freezer and dishwasher. There is a double bedroom with en-suite toilet on the ground floor making it a great choice for those with reduced mobility.
The first floor has a further three beamed bedrooms, a super king size double and two twin bedrooms. The family bathroom has a roll top bath, separate shower, basin and toilet. Please note there are low doorways throughout and some rooms have sloping ceilings.
Outside is a large lawned garden with sitting out area complete with furniture. There is ample parking and pets stay for free and there is even a cat run. Your electricity, oil, bed linen and towels are all included in the price as is the initial fuel for the open fire. Please note there is a shallow stream in the garden.
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 8 miles away
Bristol is 59 miles away
Exeter is 87 miles away