Find a high quality luxury cottage for your Hampshire holiday.
Hampshire is undoubtedly best known for the New Forest and a luxury cottage break here may be appealing to those who enjoy walking, cycling or just spending time in the country. Enjoy exploring Hampshire’s unspoilt countryside from rolling hills to country parks. Stumble across sleepy little villages and discover delightful market towns. Hampshire is home to 3 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty in total making this a great place for getting out and enjoying the outdoors. The North Wessex Downs covers part of the very North of Hampshire whereas the South Downs National Park covers a large part of Hampshire, West of the beautiful historical city of Winchester. As well as some glorious countryside, Hampshire also has a fantastic coastline, part of which is covered by the New Forest and is also home to the coastal cities of Southampton and Portsmouth. With so much on offer in Hampshire just when will you book a luxury self-catering break in this part of England?
- New Forest – The New Forest is for some, the reason for taking a luxury break in Hampshire. Discover some of the best villages and towns in the New Forest such as Beaulieu with its wild ponies, abbey, large country house, river and motor museum. The small village of Burley is also worth a visit for its peaceful setting, tea shops, roaming ponies and country pubs. For some fresh sea air, head for Lymington which is an attractive historical market town, located by the coast, just on the edge of the New Forest.
- South Downs – for wonderful country walks, horse riding or cycling amongst outstanding landscapes head for the South Downs Way which is located entirely within the South Downs National Park.
- Winchester – this fabulous historical city has a wealth of historical sites and some world class architecture. Winchester is also home to the legendary King Arthur’s Round Table.
- Southampton – this city with its old city walls and attractive marina is worth a visit. There are also some excellent opportunities for shopping here. Also of note is the Medieval Merchant’s House which is worth a visit and the Maritime Museum with its permanent exhibition on the Titanic’s crew.
Whether visiting Hampshire for a romantic break or a family self-catering holiday you should find that this part of England has plenty to offer. In terms of where to stay, options include luxurious log cabins, large country houses, dog-friendly luxury cottages and romantic retreats.