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“Great half term break in lovely family cottage”
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FOREST GLEN
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FOREST GLEN
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20 reviews
FOREST GLEN
VIEW FROM THE PRIVATE REAR GARDEN
PERFECT FOR ENJOYING LAZY SUMMER DAYS
MASTER BEDROOM WITH KINGSIZE BED
RELAX WITH THE PAPERS IN THE CONSERVATORY
SPACIOUS DINING AREA
JUST AS PRETTY IN THE WINTER TOO!
DOUBLE BEDROOM
TWIN BEDROOM
SINGLE BEDROOM
FAMILY BATHROOM
FAMILY BATHROOM ALSO HAS A SEPARATE SHOWER
WHERE IS JAMIE OLIVER WHEN YOU NEED HIM?
ENTRANCE HALL
COSY LIVING ROOM
LIVING ROOM WITH WOOD BURNING STOVE
KITCHEN
MASTER BEDROOM EN SUITE
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Brockenhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Hampshire, England

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J0elj13
St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Great half term break in lovely family cottage”
Reviewed November 1, 2013 for a stay in October 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights in October half term. We are a family of four but the house could easily accommodate extended family.

Lovely, spacious house that felt like a real home from home. Welcome hamper that included 2 soft toys for the children and nice to have all linen and towels provided.

Conservatory is worthy of a mention as this was really stunning and a great area to sit and enjoy the garden and fields beyond. Our children loved the garden which was safe and had some play equipment for them to enjoy.

Cosy snug lounge with open fire and lots of books and games for the children. Perhaps a couple of grown up books/dvds would be nice but this is a minor point!

Brockenhurst village was a 10 minute walk away. We couldn't get a table at 'The Pig' which was a shame as highly recommended - book ahead! We ate at the Hare and Hounds at Sway which was very nice and the Rose and Crown in Brockenhurst which was a reasonable family pub.

Exbury gardens a good family outing with a ghost steam train for Halloween which the children enjoyed.

The owner was great to deal with (even when we got locked out!). We would highly recommend this property.

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Liked best: Conservatory and garden
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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blair_and...
Essex
2 reviews
“Beautiful house in perfect New Forest location”
Reviewed September 22, 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We spent 1 week in Forest Glen early September and can highly recommend to anyone else wanting a perfect base for a New Forest holiday. The house is amazing and it was a real shame we had to leave!

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MaldivesF...
London, England
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57 reviews
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“Beautiful home with character, ideal for families with children”
Reviewed May 20, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We stayed at Forest Glen over a long weekend in May. We were a group of two families with two young children. Our reason for staying in the area was to visit Paulton's Park / Peppa Pig World, which is a 15 min drive away, so perfectly located. Beaulieu was only 5 miles away, but we ran out of time to visit.

Our first impressions of the house were wonderful, a large well-maintained cottage with gated driveway & cattle grid in a quiet road. A welcome hamper with two little soft toys had been left for us, which we thought was a very special touch.

The house felt very roomy so we could all spread out comfortably - downstairs there was a small lounge, TV/games room, large entrance hall/sitting room, utility room, and a very large kitchen/dining area leading to a spectacular conservatory where we spent most of our time enjoying views of the garden and horses in the field behind.

Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms, a master en-suite, one double, one twin and a single (with cot bed). All are tastefully decorated and bright, with good quality bedding and fluffy towels provided. Beautiful modern family bathroom and en-suite.

Our only minor criticism about the property was the small-ish lounge for the size of the house and not enough chairs for everybody at the same time, but everything else more than makes up for this. Overall, a real home-from-home and ideal for children. A travel cot and highchairs were provided. The kitchen was also better equipped than my home!

Brockenhurst village was a 15 minute walk away, the first half of which is along a busy road, although there is a pavement. The second half of the walk is quieter but no pavement. We didn't feel comfortable walking into town with the small children because of the roads.

During our stay, we also visited Moors Valley Country Park which I would recommend for families, lots to do, miniature railway, adventure playground, Go Ape and forest trails. That was about 20 miles away.

Claire Redway, the owner, was a pleasure to deal with throughout. All admin was clear and timely and we retrieved the keys with no issues. I highly recommend this property for a relaxing stay in the New Forest.

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Liked best: Conservatory and garden
Liked least: Small lounge, not enough chairs for everybody
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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