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Bury St Edmunds
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went to Sandy Balls for 6 years running with my grandparents and cousins in a touring caravan. I returned last week with my partner and our 4 month old baby boy, 10 years later and it did not disappoint. Sandy Balls has changed slightly since we used to go, extra restaurant and activities. We stayed in a Premium caravan,... More 

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Thank LG2791
Justin H, Guest Relations Manager at Sandy Balls Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hi LG2791 Thank you for the kind words. It is brilliant to read such positive feedback from a returning guest after a 10 year break! We look forward to welcoming you back next year. Kindest reagrds, Justin More 

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This a pleasant holiday village that is a smaller, less slick version of centre parcs. The check in is painless and atmosphere relaxed and welcoming. The activities are reasonably priced and there's a decent amount for children to do. The staff are friendly and helpful. However the facilities in our lodge were not even basic. Whilst we were provided with... More 

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1 Thank Natalie C
Justin H, Guest Relations Manager at Sandy Balls Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hi Natalie C, Thank you very much indeed for your positive comments following your recent stay here. I am, however, sorry that you were disappointed with the items not included in your choice of accommodation and should you wish to discuss this with me further please do not hesitate to contact me on post@sandyballs.co.uk Kind Regards, Justin More 

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Four friends and I visited and stayed in a 6 person self-catered standard lodge for a long weekend and had a fabulous time. We encountered all weathers (minus snow!) and were still very much entertained, although some of this was through items we had the foresight to bring with us. The cabin was lovely, I would say recently decorated so... More 

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Justin H, Guest Relations Manager at Sandy Balls Holiday Village, responded to this review

Dear JinnJinn Thank you so much for your kind review and for taking the time to convey the positive comments about your recent stay, particularly concerning your accommodation. With regards our leisure & activities options on site, we do try to meet all guest expectations staying on site and we are sorry it did not quite match yours. I will... More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in a premium plus lodge with our 18 month old. Lodge was very nicely kitted out with everything you would need and located in a quiet wooded corner of the estate. We even had visiting badgers! Impressed as the layout of the estate was more generous and les me compact than others like Centerparcs. Swimming pool was ok... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been visiting Sandy Balls on and off for about 20 years, always in the lodges but sadly they have declined over the past few years and we won't be returning until things improve. No greet on arrival in car as stated and it was raining heavily. Did access premium pet friendly lodge early though which, given weather, was... More 

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Justin H, Guest Relations Manager at Sandy Balls Holiday Village, responded to this review

Dear Brockwells, First of all, thank you for your custom over the past 20 years and for taking the opportunity to express your personal views and observations on your most recent stay here at Sandyballs. I am, sorry that you were disappointed with aspects of your stay we do strive to resolve all our guests concerns when notified during the... More 

Horsham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at sandy balls in a camping pod for 3 nights Tuesday - Friday at the end of August. I didn't know what to except as it was surely going to be a bit like glamping so I took loo rolls, bottom wipes, disinfectant wipes, cleaning products you name it. Surprisingly everything was better than expected. The toilets never... More 

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Thank Ayleyd
East Sussex, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pod was perfect for our family of 3, we absolutely loved it!! Everything that you need on site!! Everything was clean and tidy. We would definitely recommend sandy balls. We had an amazing time! :)

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Justin H, Guest Relations Manager at Sandy Balls Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hi French_jodie, Thank you for the lovely review and for the recommendation. We look forward to you returning to us. Kind regards, Justin More 

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on the hard standing pitches. Great site with lots of clean facilities. The pitches are in good condition & great things to do for all ages at an additional cost. The staff upon arrival were very efficient & welcoming. The wardens were extremely visible (on bikes around the site) and more than happy to help with any questions or... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a lovely week at sandy balls. It's is positioned on the edge of the new forest so is an ideal place to use as a base. There was not much entertainment on as we went out of term but that did not effect our week as we had plenty to do during the day around the new forest. Our... More 

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Littlehampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely 10 days camping at Sandy Balls. The pitches were a great size and the electric / TV hookup and water on the pitch was a definite bonus. I had been veey concerned about noise having read earlier reviews. However, the site was quiet (probably being term time) and we had no concerns letting our 18 month... More 

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Thank 253louisen
Justin H, Guest Relations Manager at Sandy Balls Holiday Village, responded to this review

Hi 253Louisen, Thank you for taking the time to convey your recent experience here at Sandyballs. It is gratifying to read any concerns you may have had prior to arrival were groundless and you had a lovely stay with us making full use of all our facilities on offer. We look forward to you returning in November. Kind Regards, Justin More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our five-star, award-winning holiday village is nestled in the breath-taking New Forest - the ideal location for a long weekend, midweek break or family holiday. Sandy Balls Holiday Village offers a range of quality accommodation, from luxury woodland lodges and static holiday homes to camping pods and fully-serviced touring pitches. We also have great facilities for everyone, with swimming pools, a fully-equipped gym, a jacuzzi and sauna, and a beauty suite. There is a programme of activities for children and families of all ages and a calendar of special events. There is also a choice of restaurants, including the Woodside Inn and The Forest Table, plus a well-stocked Village Store, make dining and catering easy for your fantastic holiday. Superfast Broadband is available in some accommodation and in public areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandy Balls Holiday Village

Address: Godshill Village, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Fordingbridge SP6 2JZ, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest National Park Hampshire > Fordingbridge
Hotel Class:5 star — Sandy Balls Holiday Village 5*
Number of rooms: 300
Also Known As:
Sandy Balls Holiday Centre Hotel Fordingbridge
Sandy Balls Holiday Village Fordingbridge, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Hampshire
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