Located in Ringwood, Dorset
The Sett is a holiday cottage in Linwood, Hampshire, sleeping 2 surrounded by the New Forest and abundant wildlife and many footpaths.
The Sett is a semi-detached barn conversion in the grounds of the owners home and surrounded by glorious woodland. Lying in the village if Linwood on the Hampshire and Dorset border you are just 4 miles from the market town of Ringwood. However, here it is all about nature, wildlife and the New Forest National Park. There are open heaths where the wild ponies roam, miles of footpaths and cycle paths direct from your door and an abundance of wildlife to explore and discover.
The accommodation at The Sett comprises of an open plan living/dining/kitchen area with Freeview TV, DVD player and CD player with the kitchen has a electric hob and oven, microwave, fridge/freezer and a range of accessories and utensils. A shower room with basin and toilet round off the ground floor. Steep stairs lead you to the first floor where you will find the twin bedroom that has a sloping ceiling.
Outside there is a fenced garden with seating area. There is parking available for one car. Your fuel, power, bed linen and towels are all included in the price. Please note the cottage does not accept children under 16 years old.
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 9 miles away
Bristol is 62 miles away
Exeter is 90 miles away