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Kingfisher Cottage, New Forest National Park, Fordingbridge SP6 2JH, England
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Kingfisher Retreat
Ranked #3 of 16 Fordingbridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

Down a quiet lane in the middle of the New Forest is what we think must be the best B & B in Fordingbridge. The setting is idyllic, the hosts go above and beyond and the accommodation is lovely. How relaxing to look over the lake after a fab breakfast, a cuddle with the cats and look at the ducks... More 

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your our 5star rating, it works both ways, you were excellent guests to have staying here at Kingfisher. Hopefully we can welcome you here again in the future. More 

Manchester
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was our 3rd visit in the last 12 months & was every bit as enjoyable as the previous 2. Chrissy & Martyn really do go that extra mile to make their guests welcome & comfortable. If you're planning on visiting the New Forest & need somewhere to stay we would strongly recommend you give here a try....we feel sure... More 

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your kind reviews, it's always a pleasure having guests such as yourselves who enjoy Kingfisher and everything we do, and NOTICE everything we do . We look forward to welcoming you once again in the future. More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We stayed at the Kingfisher Retreat for three nights and enjoyed every moment. The property is so beautiful and immaculately maintained and the hosts, Chrissy and Martyn are wonderful hosts. The accommodations are comfortable, roomy and clean and the breakfast is fresh and delicious. We highly recommend this B&B and will be looking forward to staying here again next year... More 

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, We are so lucky to have superb guests such as yourselves . You were both a joy to have staying here. Take care and hope to see you both again and keep up the good work. More 

Hobart, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This was our second stay with Chrissy and Martin in their delightful Gardeners Cottage. Gourmet Breakfasts were cooked freshly each morning and nothing is too much trouble for Chrissy. The cottage is very private and is set amidst the beautiful gardens and pond. We will definitely stay at Kingfisher Retreat should we visit the UK in the future.

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your review , and thank you for returning to us again, it's a pleasure for us to have four happy relaxed and enthusiastic guests such as yourselves, so interesting to hear about your part of the world, and to hear the high speed ferrys that we use here are manufactured in your country, Tasmania. Fondest wishes The... More 

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed over the Beaulie auto jumble weekend and it was perfect. Hosts Martyn and Chrissy were friendly and accommodating. The building and garden was beautiful. Comfy bed and plenty of seats around their amazing pond. Breakfast was lovely. We had a lovely stay and hopefully if we visit again we will be able to stay again.

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

It was very nice to have met you, and to have kindred spirits here over that weekend. Should you decide to come here agin hopefully you will bring your classic car. More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our stay at the Kingfisher Retreat was one of the highlights of our England trip.The beautifully maintained modern thatched farmhouse and lovely garden and pond offer the quintessential English ambience.The room in the lodge was private, spacious, and tastefully decorated. Hosts Martyn and Chrissy are friendly and informative, making it easy to linger over a delicious breakfast featuring homemade bread... More 

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Well, what can we say, nice to know the things that we do don't go unnoticed. We are very lucky that the Forest is an extension of our garden and you can leave the car behind and enjoy the walks . More 

Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Not much good comes out of Afghanistan but during a deployment there my husband was speaking to a colleague about trying to find a nice place for us to get away to when he returned home. His colleague told him about a wonderful B&B he had stayed at in the New Forest and gave my husband the details. We had... More 

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Yes, it is so nice to welcome you time and time again. Who'd of thought we were a topic of conversation in Affganistan. It's amazing how people do find us, as we have guests from Tasmania returned for Goodwood once again. So pleased you've tried and tested all the accommodation here now. It's always a pleasure to welcome you both... More 

Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Stayed at numerous B&Bs before but this was simply the best. We had a marvellous relaxing holiday thanks to the warm hospitality, beautiful surroundings and wonderful breakfasts. We had 10 nights and were sad to leave. Chrissy provides homemade bread, homemade marmalade, homemade jam and even homemade muesli every morning - all of which are superb. The quality of the... More 

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It was very easy to treat you as visiting friends, you were lovely guests and very appreciative of everything we do. It's nice to know our efforts don't go unnoticed. I'm sure in the 10 days you stayed here with us you visited most places, but you may come another time if only for a chill out. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

With reading many great reviews I was expecting "Excellent", but Kingfisher Retreat excelled all my expectations!,.. It is truly "Enchanting"!... Thank you. Chrissy, and Martyn for making my stay so memorable ! cannot wait to return! Carol Budd

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your extremely kind views and we look forward to welcoming you again, hopefully we'll make it next time for drinks and nibbles on the deck overlooking The Lake. More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We have just returned from 4 nights at the Kingfisher Retreat, and it was a real retreat. Accommodation excellent, Chrissy & Martyn couldn't do more to make us welcome and feel at home. Nice & quiet, lovely garden and pond, step outside and you're straight into the New Forest. Hope to visit again as so much to visit in the... More 

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

It was lovely to have you as guests. Thanks so much for saying "The Best Ever B&B" That makes it all so worthwhile. Looking forward to seeing you again. Martyn& Chrissy, Kingfisher Bunnys More 

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Address: Kingfisher Cottage, New Forest National Park, Fordingbridge SP6 2JH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest National Park > Fordingbridge
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Kingfisher Retreat Hotel Fordingbridge
Kingfisher Retreat Fordingbridge, New Forest National Park, Hampshire

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