On this page I’m going to show you the best large holiday cottages in the New Forest, along with things to do nearby.
All the properties are of an excellent or exceptional standard throughout.
7 Best Large Houses to Rent in the New Forest
Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Pets Yes | Swimming pool | WiFi | Open fire | Near a pub
Stunning rental in Lymington with outdoor heated swimming pool.
Things to do: Visit Keyhaven to see Hurst Castle and lighthouse. Head to the beaches of Christchurch and Mudeford.
Sleeps 8 | Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Swimming pool | Open fire | Near a pub
Set in Brockenhurst, this property has an outdoor pool.
Things to do: Visit Beaulieu or head to Hurst Castle. Take the kids crabbing at Mudeford Quay.
Sleeps 11 | Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 3 | Pets Yes | Tennis court | WiFi | Open fire
Character barn in the historic village of Rockbourne.
Things to do: This barn is on a working beef and arable farm.
Occasionally you may be able to help the owner with day to day farm tasks or you can explore the pretty bluebell wood.
Sleeps 11 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Open fire
Sleeps 12 | Bedrooms 5 | Bathrooms 5 | Pets Yes | WiFi | Swimming pool | Near the sea | Near a pub
This holiday rental is set in three acres of grounds, complete with a lake and an indoor heated swimming pool.
Located in the delightful southern Hampshire village of Netley Abbey.
Things to do: Royal Victoria Country Park and Netley Abbey, a 13th century Cistercian monastery are both nearby.
Sleeps 12 | Bedrooms 6 | Bathrooms 4 | Pets No | WiFi
A picturesque family home in the heart of the New Forest National Park, Garden House is a fabulous choice for a break to Hampshire, surrounded by beautiful countryside and settled just outside the centre of the quaint village of Lyndhurst.
Things to do: Nearby village of Lyndhurst, Bolton’s Bench, Brockenhurst, Burley, Beaulieu, and Hythe.
Bournemouth is also near and has a beach and pier. Explore New Forest Golf Club for golfers.
Sleeps 18 | Bedrooms 9 | Bathrooms 9 | Pets Yes | Hot tub | WiFi | Open fire
Buckholt Stables were originally built in the 1820s and have been renovated to create this luxury holiday rental.
Things to do: Stonehenge is 10 miles away.
Visit the medieval city of Salisbury including its Gothic cathedral.
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