Lovely Lymington – near the New Forest, in Hampshire, South East England. Stay at Twig End B&B

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 17-09-2010

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The pretty town of Lymington in Hampshire is the perfect base for trips to Isle of Wight and for those looking to explore the New Forest National Park.

A busy south coast harbour town, Lymington is famous for its sailing and has hosted many of the big sailing regattas.  For those looking to explore the Isle of Wight there is a car ferry that runs between Lymington and Yarmouth.  Lymington is only a short drive from the New Forest which attracts some 14 million visitors a year to explore the 220 square miles of rural land with its pony’s roaming freely.

Besides the quayside area, Lymington old town is full of quaint cobbled streets, Victorian and Georgian Houses and is a pleasant place to wander. The town has a good rane of shops and pubs.

If you are looking for somewhere to stay in the area, Twig-End bed and breakfast near Lymington, Hampshire provides a perfect base.  A warm, friendly welcome awaits you at this detached house set in half an acre of garden available for guest’s use; there is a pleasant conservatory for your relaxation. The farmland at the rear attracts wildlife; frequently deer and woodpeckers can be seen.

Bournemouth, Poole and the New Forest – stay at Tricketts Lane, Ferndown

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 23-08-2010

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If you are looking for a good base to explore all that Dorset has to offer, then Tricketts Lane Lodgings at Ferndown is ideal.  Ferndown is perfectly situated for trips in to the popular coastal towns of Bournemouth and Poole as well as being very close to the New Forest.

A favourite family holiday destination, Bournemouth has lots to see and do.  A glorious sandy beach is ideal for a spot of relaxation or if you prefer something more active head to Boscombe beach where you will find surfing and bodyboarding  on Europe’s only man made surf reef – find out more about surf hire and surf lessons in Bournemouth.  In the town you can shop to your heart’s content or head for some relaxation in the park.  There are plenty of places to eat in the town and there is also a cinema and theatre in the town.  Take a trip to Compton Acres to see one of the finest gardens in the south of England.

Close by is Poole, famed for its fishing harbour and pottery.  If you want to get a glimpse of some of the most expensive real estate in the World take a quick drive around Sandbanks, the bay is the perfect place to learn watersports including windsurfing.

The New Forest is a living and working place where ponies and cattle freely graze the land and help to keep the patchwork of different habitats intact. Deeper in the forest, wild deer browse beneath canopies of mighty oak and beech – natural scenes unchanged by the modern world.  It is a must on any trip to Dorset.

Tricketts Lane is a self-contained bed and breakfast annex with private external entrance and includes your very own lounge / diner (or second bedroom for the kids). The accommodation includes full SKY TV coverage, Free Wifi, DVD library, private access with own key and off street parking.

Explore Hampshire – Abbotswood Orchard

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 22-06-2010

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The Abbotswood Orchard is perfectly situated to explore everything that Hampshire has to offer. Just 8 miles from both Winchester and Southampton with The New Forest, Lymington and Lyndhurst about 30 minutes away… Bournemouth is within 1 hour’s drive.

The superb Abbotswood Orchard is set in its own grounds of 5 acres on the outskirts of the old market town of Romsey with superb county views. It offers spacious, detached, non-smoking accommodation, on a bed and breakfast basis, in a friendly and relaxed environment

Abbotswood Orchard is ideally placed for the keen fly fisher as the River Test is within easy reach and also for golfers there are many courses close by.

The accommodation comprises of one double and one twin bedroom both en-suite.  Both rooms have TV with freeview and radio alarm clocks.

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