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“Fantastic Rooms with a warm welcome - Also Bike Hire!”
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Rookseat B&B
Ranked #2 of 3 Redlynch B&B and Inns
Reviewed February 26, 2012

We stayed a couple of nights at Rookseat B & B. We were welcomed and shown to our ensuite room which was very clean. It looked like it had just been decorated, maybe it had. Breakfast was freshly made by Sally, we found out she is a chef at the very well known Little Mere restaurant in the New Forest so no wonder the breakfast was so nice!

Rookseat also rent bicycles so we hired a couple of bikes from Dean and Sally. The bikes were in very god condition. Dean also gave us a copy of some routes he has prepared for those hiring bikes. We did a suggested route and it was perfect.

Thank you to Dean and Sally for the great attention to detail and the lovely stay we had with you.

  • Stayed: November 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Rick-in-Hampshire
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Reviewed January 22, 2012

Went for a weekend getaway with my other half and we both had a great time which was mostly down to the great hospitality we received. They went out of their way to offer us help with local activities such as recommended country walks. The room was more like a room out of a 4 star hotel. Doubt there is any better B&B in the new forest.

  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank john h
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Reviewed November 7, 2011

I booked this stay at the last minute during the summer holidays for a short break and would happily recommend it to friends or family. Dean and Sal were great hosts and showed a genuine interest in all of their guests and were very knowledgeable on local attractions. There is a Pub a very short walk from the premises and offers a good variety of food to a good standard. There are amenities a short drive away in Downton including a supermarket that is well stocked.
The rooms are decorated to high standards and have modern bathrooms and are also spotless.
There is choice of Continental and Full English Breakfast and again the standard is high. Jams are home made and also available to purchase if you want to take some home.
Redlynch is in a great location for the surrounding villages of Wood Green and Fordingbridge. Salisbury is a short distance away there is a convenient park-and-ride for those travelling by car.
In summary It is an ideal location for exploring the New Forest and offers great value.

  • Stayed: August 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank AlanN_7
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Reviewed November 4, 2011

We have been weekending at Rookseat for a couple of years now - and the visits are becoming more frequent as we enjoy the location - fab for photography, walking and exploring the wonderful New Forest and we really appreciate Sally and Deans hospitality and the absolutely yummy breakfasts - a really great place to stay. As soon as we leave we always rebook!

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank avidtraveller096
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Reviewed October 26, 2011

My wife and I have been attending the locally (Newhouse) held 1805 Club Trafalgar Dinner for a few years now and we have always stayed with Sal and Dean. Our stays are gradually getting longer as we enjoy their hospitality and the New Forest more and more. They are so welcoming helpful and friendly and Sal's breakfast (home-made muesli and bread, etc.) is to die for. (Also try The Little Mere Restaurant at North Gorley where Sal is a chef). The rooms are very comfortable and always spotlessly clean. It is an ideal location for exploring the New Forest.

  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank JoyBillingham
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Reviewed October 25, 2011

I stayed here with my 13 y old son and can recommend it for all the family.Dean and Sal were wonderful hosts and are a mine of local information.Bike ride thro the Forest with Dean was superb with beautiful views of the Avon. Rooms 5* and breakfast was faultless.Go see for yourself.

Room Tip: Forest location means all rooms are excellent with regards to noise and comfort
  • Stayed: October 2011, traveled with family
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Thank Gardy M
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Reviewed October 6, 2011

Our search for somewhere convenient to stay during a sight-seeing trip to the New Forest area led us to Rookseat. It is a spotless and well-furnished B & B and the real treat are the breakfasts with a superb choice of English or continental, beautifully presented.

Sally and Dean make every effort to make their guests welcome and their advice on where to go and how to get there proved most useful.

Salisbury is a short distance away and there is a convenient park-and-ride for those travelling by car.

We have no hesitation in recommending Rookseat and would happily stay there again.

Pam M

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Thank Pam M
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Address: Rookseat Grove Lane, Redlynch, New Forest National Park Wiltshire, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > New Forest National Park Wiltshire > Redlynch
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Ranked #2 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Redlynch
Number of rooms: 3
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