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Things to do in The Local Area


Ringwood Town Centre and Market (Wednesdays)

Ringwood has been the historic market town of the New Forest and Avon Valley for centuries and dates back to 1226. The town get its name from the Saxon Rimue Wode, edge of the wood, or from the Doomsday version Rinvede, meaning a ford (vede) over a river (rine).


Walking - Cycling - Wildlife

The New Forest National Park consists of 94,000 acres and has 45 miles of stunning coastline. New Forest ponies, cattle, pigs and donkeys roam freely about the forest. The Park has over 100 miles of wide, gravelled off road cycling paths and hundreds of miles of walking tracks.

The Avon Valley Path and Castleman Trailway both pass close by.



Within 5 minutes from our door you can be in Moors Valley Country Park and Forest with its Play Trail, Tree Top Trail, Go Ape and Junior Go Ape and Forest Segway. You can hire bikes or experience the feeling of steam travel on an authentic narrow-gauge Steam Railway.

Paultons Park Peppa Pig World is just 25 minutes by car.


Snowtrax Skiing and Snowboarding Acitivity Centre and the New Forest Water Park for a wide variety of water sports including Wakeboarding, Inflatable Aquarides, Kayaking and Stand-up Paddleboarding are both within 10 minutes.


Christchurch Harbour for boat hire and the Splashpark or try crabbing at Mudeford Quay both about 15 minutes.



Ringwood is situated in the Avon Valley and is renowned for its excellent River Avon fishing and surrounding lake fishing.




20 golf courses within 5 to 30 minutes’ drive. This is just a selection:


Moors Valley Golf Course - our nearest at just 5 minutes drive. Book your accommodation with us and receive £5 discount per person off standard green fees at Moors Valley Golf Course



Others nearby:

Ferndown   www.ferndowngolfclub.co.uk

Dudsbury  www.dudsburygolfclub.co.uk

Ferndown Forest  www.ferndownforestgolfcourse.co.uk

Crane Valley  www.crane-valley.co.uk

Remedy Oak  www.remedyoak.com


National Trust Sites Nearby


Kingston Lacy

Brownsea Island

Studland Beach

Mompesson House


English Heritage


Christchurch Castle

Knowlton Church

Hurst Castle

Stonehenge & Old Sarum


Wildlife Trusts & Nature Reserves


Blashford Lakes

Budgens Meadow


Sopley Common


Hengistbury Head


Other Great Days Out


Beaulieu Village, Abbey, House and Gardens, National Motor Museum and Bucklers Hard

Salisbury Cathedral

Breamore House & Museum

Exbury Gardens

Furzey Gardens

Lepe Country Park

New Forest Water Gardens

Liberty’s Owl, Raptor and Reptile Centre

Longdown Activity Farm

New Forest Wildlife Park 

Ringwood Brewery Tour



Annual Attractions


New Forest Show – Tues 28th July to Thurs 30th July 2020

Ellingham and Ringwood Show - Saturday 8th August 2020

The Great Dorset Steam Fair - Thursday 27th August to Monday 31st August 2020

Bournemouth Air Festival - Thursday 20th August to Sunday 23rd August 2020

Southampton Boat Show – Friday 11th September to Sunday 20th September 2020


Pubs, Restaurants & Takeaways– A few of our favourites all within 5 miles


The Three Legged Cross   www.vintageinn.co.uk/thethreeleggedcrossverwood

The Fish Inn   www.fishinnringwood.co.uk

The Alice Lisle   www.alice-lisle-ringwood.co.uk

High Corner Inn   www.highcornerinn.co.uk

Red Shoot Inn   www.redshoot.co.uk

Framptons – café bar & restaurant   www.framptonsbar.co.uk

Boston Tea Party – café restaurant   www.bostonteaparty.co.uk

Prezzo   www.prezzorestaurants.co.uk/restaurant/ringwood

V&G’s Ristorante Italiano  Ringwood 01425 477702

New City Chinese Takeaway (£1.40 delivery charge) www.newcitytakeaway.co.uk

Chef da China Restaurant & Takeaway (Collection only)   www.chefdachina.co.uk

Cinnamon Indian Restaurant & Takeaway (Free Delivery)   www.cinnamonferndown.co.uk

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