Cottage Farm
Visit England 4 Star


Due to major building work, Forester’s & Keeper’s Cottages will be closed from 29 October 2021 throughout 2022. Keeper’s Cottage is to become our own home. Forester’s Cottage will continue as a holiday cottage from the Summer 2023 and this website will gradually be updated with new details, photos and prices.
All prices are based on 4 guests.
£10 per night discount offered to a couple.
All bookings Include: Gas, electricity, water (no meters) linen,
towels, free wi-fi / internet and lots of essentials.
No booking fees, vat, or security deposit.
Ideal location for walkers and cyclists.

Welcome to Forester’s Cottage, a countryside home from home for your holiday. Experience the New Forest, walk or cycle from our location into Moors Valley Country Park with activities for all ages, or spend time at one our nearby beaches. We are maintaining strict cleaning protocols. Book direct with us, the owners on site, we do not charge booking fees, vat, or a security deposit in most cases. Come and enjoy a breathe of fresh air, you will be welcome.

We offer Forester’s Cottage a detached, self catering cottage, rated 4 Stars by Visit England, with ground floor accommodation (no stairs). Forester’s Cottage has two bedrooms, one with a king-size bed, the other with twin beds, each bedroom has en-suite facilities. Beautifully maintained and fully equipped including a washer/dryer and full gas central heating for a warm welcome all year round. Gas, electricity, linen, towels and complimentary wi-fi included in the rental price. The cottage has a fenced, generous garden and furnished patio with a barbecue, offering an ideal place for alfresco dining and relaxation, bordered with trees and flowers. Our location offers a choice of experiences, situated on the border of the New Forest and East Dorset, near Ringwood with access to the New Forest National Park, beautiful countryside and a variety of coastal pursuits.  Miles of lovely walks, off-road cycling, forest adventure play, Go Ape forest zip wire and activities for all ages only a walk away at nearby Moors Valley Country Park.

Forester’s Cottage

Detached cottage, sleeps 4 + a cot for an infant. Two bedrooms: King size double bedroom and second twin bedroom. Both  en-suite shower rooms, open plan living. Ground floor accommodation. Read more…

Children Welcome
Pet Friendly
Book Direct – No booking fees or vat.


Due to major building work, Forester’s and Keeper’s Cottages will be closed from 29 October 2021 until 2023. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our lovely visitors for your bookings over the years. Keeper’s Cottage is undergoing a change of use, to be our own home. Forester’s Cottage will be available again for holiday bookings during 2023.  We look forward to welcoming enquiries for your preferred dates.

We maintain strict cleaning protocols to Covid standards.

We have flexible / refundable booking conditions with regard to the pandemic.

Quality white bed linen and towels are provided.

Highchair and travel cot available.

Walk or cycle  into Moors Valley Country Park – activities for all ages.
Steam Railway, off road cycling, Go-Ape zip wire, forest adventure play, Gruffalo trail etc.

New Forest Activities at Bucklers Hard, archery, canoeing, kayaking.

Peppa Pig World at Paulton’s Park only 27 mins from our location.

A choice of beaches and water sports are at Southbourne, Bournemouth, Hengistbury Head and Avon Beach at Christchurch. The world famous Jurassic Coast can be easily visited either by sea or explored from beaches at Lulworth, Durdle Door, Kimmeridge etc., for fossil hunting.

We are Pet Friendly: Well behaved dogs / pets welcome by arrangement.

Sleeps 4 plus an infant. Two bedrooms, king-size bedroom and second twin bedroom. Both with en-suite shower rooms, open plan living with double aspect views – read more.

Places To Visit / Activities

Moors Valley Country Park – an easy walk from our location. With Adventure Play, Steam Railway, Go Ape, Segway, Tree Top Trails, Hawk Walks, off road walking and cycle routes for all abilities and various bicycles for hire. Visit The New Forest National Park where the forest roads are shared with roaming ponies, cattle and pigs. The villages have a choice of inns and restaurants offering delicious menus. Local produce can also be purchased to enjoy in your cottage holiday home. Around the forest you can easily visit: Beaulieu Motor Museum with vehicles from a bye-gone era and film. See the car from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Nearby are Bucklers Hard and New Forest Activities on the Beaulieu River, offering canoeing, kayaking, archery and more. For young children Paulton’s Park & Peppa Pig World is amazing fun not to be missed. The southern coastal beaches of Bournemouth, Boscombe, Southborne, Hengistbury Head and Mudeford are a short drive, offering golden sands, nature trails, crabbing, fishing, and various sea sports. For ancient Dorset coastline visit the Jurassic Coast at Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door with spectacular scenery and history. Stonehenge, Longleat Safari Park, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the Isle of Wight and a choice of National Trust properties can also be easily visited from our location. There is something for everyone… Places to Visit / Activities

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    Foresters Cottage is a separate detached self-catering cottage on the New Forest, East Dorset border. Close to Moors Valley Country Park, New Forest - You can find the Holiday Cottage surrounded by amazing wildlife and scenery. Foresters cottage has a King-size bed, is self-catering and is a detached holiday cottage. This New Forest Cottage is close to The New Forest National Park, Moors Valley Country Park, Beaulieu Motor Museum, Bucklers Hard, Paulton’s Park & Peppa Pig World as well as many other places to visit. Please visit our Cottage pages for more information on our self-catering cottage or get in touch for more information. Foresters Cottage can be found at Cottage Farm, Verwood Road, Three Legged Cross, East Dorset, BH21 6RN.

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