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dylsmum1998 Tue 15-Jul-08 18:42:52

i remember a thread a while ago about good sites in the new forest, can't find it
does any one have any recomendations?

Sparkler Tue 15-Jul-08 18:45:29

I hope you find this useful

We have stayed at Holmsley before and had a lovely time. It's a basic campsite though with a small park for the children to play in. There's also lots of room for them to play - great for taking bikes.

dylsmum1998 Tue 15-Jul-08 19:06:49

thankyou
i think i remember a site being mentioned where the ponies come up to the tent?
or i may have been dreaming anyone know where i'm thinking of?

andiem Tue 15-Jul-08 19:08:31

we have been to roundhill and the ponies come up to the tent ther the site is very basic though no showers

have also been to red shoot which is nice as it has a ppub at the entrance grin and a nice refurbished shower block

desperatehousewifetoo Tue 15-Jul-08 19:36:46

Most of the campsites that are actually in the forest, I think, will have roaming ponies (don't feed them though!).

My parents live down there so we don't need to camp when we go so can't give any recommendations I'm afraid!

Friends regularly use Hollands Wood though with their kids and love it.

Have a lovely time smile. We are going down there for our summer holiday as usual at the end of the month!

dylsmum1998 Tue 15-Jul-08 20:14:38

lol i'm a bit dim, and not 100 per cent sure where in the uk new forest is, i've always wanted to go to see the ponies and i know my children would love it.
i have booked to go to n wales begin of august and trying to work out if i can fit another trip even just a few nights in somewhere in the hols

desperatehousewifetoo Tue 15-Jul-08 20:40:53

It's on south coast, Hampshire, sort of opposite Isle of Wight if you look at map of UK.

So not only do you have the forest, you can also get to beaches if you have a car.

We live in west london and takes about an hour and half to get there.

dylsmum1998 Tue 15-Jul-08 22:14:32

thank you
it shoulnt take me to long, i live in kent so not too far from you.
sounds perfect!!
can you tell i rely on sat nav constantly? grin

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