The Willows is located on a busy road with good off road parking. We received a very warm welcome with tea and cake brought to our room. The room itself was spacious, clean and comfortable and the en-suite was very well appointed. Our dog was also made very welcome.
Breakfast was delicious and plentiful. There is a lovely walk through part of the New Forest from the B&B which our dog particularly enjoyed! During our short break we visited Lepe Country Park, Exbury Gardens and Bucklers Hard marina - all a short drive from the B&B and all well worth visiting. Public transport service is good with Ashurst train station just down the road and a bus stop nearby. There are several really good places to eat within 10 mins walk. The local family run bistro "the Herb Pot" was very good, but you will probably need to book in advance. We had a comfortable and relaxing stay and we hope to return, as there are more places to visit.
To sum up - a great location and an ideal place to explore the New Forest.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in Ashurst, the Gateway to the New Forest, this bed and breakfast is the ideal location for walking, cycling and wildlife. It is within easy reach of the M27, and Ashurst Railway Station, on the main line from London to Weymouth, is only a ten minute walk away. DOGS ACCEPTED BY ARRANGEMENT ONLY ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Willows Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire