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19 reviews
private rear garden
Ponies roam the forest freely
spacious double aspect master bedroom - this pic doesn't do it justice!
shower
cyclists enjoying the marked trails
visit nearby 18th century Bucklers Hard
the cobbled quay at Lymington
fabulous autumn colours in the forest
ponies & deer roam freely
fabulous forest scenery is just 200 metres away
Roomy twin bedroom
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire, England

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Rio M
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Wonderful, relaxing place to stay!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014 for a stay in March 2014
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We have stayed here twice now and both times have been extremely impressed with the cottage. It is lovely and clean, well equipped and feels homely. Lisa (the owner) is so lovely and although she lives next door, leaves you to it but is always happy to help. The location is excellent. The village of Sway has a few shops and a train station and there is a large Tesco nearby in New Milton so you are never far away from anything you need. You only have to walk a few metres to find walks through The New Forest and you are not far away from larger towns and cities so you get the best of both worlds. Definitely would recommend staying here!

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Liked best: Cleanliness (This is very important to me)
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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garobin23
Witney, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely holiday home in an excellent location!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This is a real cosy holiday home with everything you need to have a relaxing weekend away. Everything extremely clean and of high quality. The location was perfect for us to rent some bikes and explore the New Forest whilst being close to the likes of Brockenhurst, Lyndhurst and Lymington to enjoy some shops, cafe's, bars and restaraunts. We would highly reccommend this place to anyone looking for a relaxing weekend in the New Forest. Service from Lisa was also excellent!

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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London
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent Rental”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

Had a very relaxing and enjoyable week at Ducklings - the accommodation was excellent, everything was very good quality and very clean. The house, which is attached to the owners own home, was in a great area on the edge of the New Forest (within walking distance). It is incredibly peaceful, the garden with table and chairs lovely. We shopped in Lymington - Waitrose/Tesco/M&S although there was a Post Office, pub, cafe in Sway. We caught a ferry to the IOW in Lymington which was great. There was a hairdryer, iron/ironing board, fridge/freezer, dvd and dvd's, books/games, everything for a lovely holiday Would fully recommend Ducklings.

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Liked best: Exceptional quality of the property and it's proximity to everywhere
Liked least: Downstairs shower - would have preferred one upstairs, but there is a toilet/basin so was only a minor point
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Mapua, Nelson
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2011 for a stay in November 2011
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Liked best: quiet location and newness of everything
Liked least: lack of amenities - toiletries, tissues, kitchen roll etc
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Seaford, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2011 for a stay in September 2011
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Liked best: The comfortable cottage
Liked least: Packing to go home.
Travelling group: Family with Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2011 for a stay in September 2011
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Liked best: Just very relaxing cottage and area
Liked least: Just to far to walk,1 mile to pub,unless fit
Travelling group: With Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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