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Fun Filled Family Half Term

The New Forest provides the perfect place to spend some quality time during the February half term. We share with you our top 5 favourite things to do in the New Forest this Half Term.

New Forest Wildlife Park

Go wild At the New Forest Wildlife Park just outside Lyndhurst. Follow the woodland trails to see animals in beautiful natural settings. The animals at the park include wolves, deer, otters and more alongside a large selection of owls. There is also an adventure playground where children can play to their hearts content.

New Forest Heritage Centre

You will find this fantastic museum and exhibition in Lyndhurst.  The Museum is packed full of information and fun activities including how to detect animals in the Poo Corner game. There is also the opportunity to listen to the sounds of wild and commoner owned animals.

During school holiday they often have additional activities running for children.

Beaulieu National Motor Museum

Ever fancied becoming a Victorian house servant or training as a country garage apprentice mechanic? Now's you can! From February 15th – 23rd to get hands-on with a range of fun activities, including the chance to discover curious 19th century gadgets and motoring artefacts at Beaulieu National Motor Museum. With lots of different activities to choose from there will be something to keep everyone entertained!

Tickets for entry to Beaulieu National Motor Museum can be purchased directly from the hotel reception.

Take a walk in the National Park

You can get straight into the heart of the New Forest from the hotel, just ask at reception for details of the local walks. If you want to go a bit further afield then take a short drive to Bolderwood, where you will find a deer sanctuary with an observation platform. The Tall Trees Trail at Ornamental Drive is also perfect for you to take a stroll among some spectacular conifers planted in the 1850’s.

Fun Activities at the Hotel

Our younger guests can  the Den, there are 2 hours of free childcare for each night you stay. For older children when not playing in the pool or around the  grounds, can take part in our programme of activities from pizza making, mocktail making and lots more. Mum and Dad can join in too or take time out and curly up on the sofa with a good book or have a spa treatment with our Elemis trained therapists.


What ever you choose to do this half term we hope you manage to create lots of great memories and we would love to hear all about them!

For more details on our February half term offer check out our website.