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Reasons The New Forest is Ideal for a Romantic Getaway

The New Forest is an ideal getaway for anyone due to its vast variety. But since Valentine’s day is coming up, let us tell you why the New Forest is the perfect choice.

Whether you’re avid travellers you frequently venture to new places together, or you’re in need of that long awaited weekend away, there's sure to be something for you in the New Forest.


The Walks

Our first reason is simply for the walks. With many walking routes across The New Forest, you and your partner can enjoy a romantic stroll taking in the incredible scenic views the forest has to offer. There’s a variety of walks to choose from, short to long, effortless to strenuous, meaning there is a route to suit all abilities.


Quaint Towns & Villages

There are many small towns and villages to explore across on a New Forest getaway. You’ll find charming historic villages such as Burley, where you can visit village shops and cosy pubs, as well as towns like Ringwood, famous for its markets. Here you can visit the well-known Ringwood Brewery, or pop to Hockey’s Farm Shop to purchase fresh New Forest produce.


Free-roaming Animals

Probably one of our favourite reasons to visit The New Forest is to see the animals. You will be amazed to see friendly wild ponies, horses, donkeys and cows roaming freely in the forest and local villages.


The Coast

A massive bonus of visiting The New Forest is that as well as a forest escape, you can also make the most of being so close to the coast! With seaside towns such as Milford on Sea and incredible sandy beaches stretching across the coast, there are plenty of options for that walk along the beach at sunset - the perfect end to a day.


Cosy Accommodation

After your day exploring the local area, you’ll need somewhere for you both to spend the night. This brings us to another reason for choosing The New Forest. With a variety of accommodation available there is an option to suit all types of holidays and budgets. Whether it be a luxurious cottage such as Honeysuckle (pictured below), a hot tub escape, a caravan or even a touring/camping pitch, you’ll find something for you both. Find out about our accommodation types.

Honeysuckle Cottage at Shorefield Country Park

Romantic Hot Tubs

Finally, is the hot tubs. There’s nothing better than a chilled evening with your partner, soaking in the hot tub, with an optional glass of wine. Especially in these chillier months, you can spend an evening under the stars, whilst keeping warm! Check out our range of hot tub holidays.


So, with Valentine’s day coming up why not plan that getaway to The New Forest this February.

If you’re still undecided, let us inspire you.

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