Positioned at the gateway to The New Forest, Spot in the Woods is the perfect place from which to explore.
Subject to prevailing restrictions, some of these attractions may not be open as usual. We suggest you check directly with them or visit their websites before setting out to visit them.
Looking for a relaxed walk, to visit one of the many local landmarks or hidden gems? Or for an amazing day out with the family? There is something magical on the doorstep.
Cycling and walking
We can advise on routes to explore, or road maps for those looking to cycle further afield. There is the option of secure overnight storage if bringing your own bike. We have linked up with the team at The Woods Cyclery in Lyndhurst, to provide great quality bikes for hire with an exclusive 10% discount if staying with us!
There are a range of walks close by, or across the Forest of varying distances, to relax and enjoy.
Attractions to visit:
Paultons Park – Home of Peppa Pig World, Paultons Park is a family theme park only a 10 minute drive away. Attractions include a rollercoaster, a log flume, a water park, adventure golf, a 4D cinema. In addition, there are beautiful landscapes and gardens.
New Forest Wildlife Park – Go Wild in the heart of the New Forest National Park in Ashurst, around the corner from the Spot. Follow the local woodland trails to see amazing animals in beautiful natural settings and enjoy the fabulous adventure playground.
Lyndhurst – Known as the capital of The New Forest since William the Conqueror established it as a royal hunting ground in 1079. An 8 to 10 minute drive away, there’s lots to see and do in this bustling town.
Exbury Gardens is the perfect place for the whole family to spend the day with its impressive Rothschild flower collection, steam railway and more. Situated close by to the world famous Beaulieu, one of South of England’s top family days out including National Motor Museum, Palace House and Gardens, Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top Gear. Both are within 30 to 40 minutes drive.
New Forest Activities – Meet the team at New Forest Activities, experts in delivering outdoor activities in this wonderful National Park. Enjoy an exciting range of outdoor activities including Canoeing, Kayaking, Archery and more.