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Bolton's Bench

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Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FZ, England
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We had a picnic on a sunny day, watching the wild horses and a cricket match. It was just beautiful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LornaD8
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London, United Kingdom
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WARNING Small Adder spotted this morning while walking the Dog

Spotted a small Adder snake on one of the paths this morning while walking my Setter, so please... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
clare2525
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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a picnic on a sunny day, watching the wild horses and a cricket match. It was just beautiful and very relaxing. Loads of free parking. Fabulous place to stop off for a picnic so glad we came across it.

Thank LornaD8
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

Spotted a small Adder snake on one of the paths this morning while walking my Setter, so please keep a eye out !

Thank clare2525
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to base the start of exploring this open part of the forest. Free parking and easily accessible. Very pretty.

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Reviewed February 11, 2018

Lyndhurst is one of those places that could be describe as a one horse or pony town. having lived locally , well within 10 miles for most of my junior life up to 16 years old, is just Lyndhurst. for me boultons bench , or...More

Thank William S
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Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Picturesque, lots of sweet, friendly ponies hanging around , nice shady place to relax as it was extremely hot when we visited

Thank elizan_11
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Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Me & my 2 sons came here on a lovely sunny Sunday, went for a walk, saw some cute horses & a couple of donkey's, walked over to the Main Street of shops for an ice cream.. was just a nice day, would do it...More

Thank Keira B
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Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Great place for walking - ponies roaming free - cricket match was in progress - very close to the town

Thank HolidayMinx71
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Iconic landscape overlooking the Village of Lyndhurst to the West and the Village Cricket Pitch in the East. Good parking, some seating, plenty of opportunity for walking, playing or just sitting to enjoy the countryside. Often frequented by ponies and donkeys. Please just look. Do...More

Thank George B
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Reviewed December 20, 2016

Just at the end of town and there is parking. The place is great for a short or long walk, wild horses roam the area and the views are lovely from the top of the hill, a great way to walk of your lunch.

Thank Andi F
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Reviewed November 23, 2016

OK I suppose, but what was I supposed to be looking at apart from a number of trees on top of a hill. One can see this in many places. I was probably less than enamoured as it was blowing a gale and raining. However,...More

Thank Chris C
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loveandlight1986
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Response from George B | Reviewed this property |
Disposable bbq's are not allowed at this location. The following is taken from the Forestry Commission website. "Disposable barbecues are welcome in the picnic areas at Bolderwood, Blackwater and Wilverley – please place... More
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