New Forest

Brockenhurst, The New Forest

Known as the largest village population in The New Forest and has officially been declared as “Britain’s Most Beautiful Place to Live” by Leaders Estate Agent is the utterly charming village of Brockenhurst. 

Found between the pretty port town of Lymington and the central and beautiful Lyndhurst is the old-worldly village of Brockenhurst. Bursting with old character and charm, this bustling village is one of the largest of its kind in The New Forest and is in an area of rural beauty. Surrounded by wild ponies, deer, donkey and who are known to roam the winding streets of Brockenhurst - this is an ideal location for both animal lovers and photographer enthusiasts.

Enjoy a tasty treat or a hot pastry from the delightfully pink and sweet Bakehouse or experience the taste of Asia at the relaxing Zen Garden; there are an abundance of restaurants and café to sample from fine dining to more casual and traditional pubs. Nestled in The New Forest, there are also a wide range of trails for walkers, hikers, cyclist and horse riders alike, as well as places to hire bikes and ponies to make the most of the gorgeous countryside.

One of the highlights in Brockenhurst is its annual New Forest and Hampshire County Show which takes places over three days ever year in July. You can have a taste of the sought-after local and organic produce, walk through the flower and garden show or perhaps even buy a souvenir from one of the many trade stands. Don’t forget to also witness the International show jumping, the grand parade and the ever so fun tractor tug of war which takes place in the main arena.

Delicious restaurants and eateries, as well as a variety of events throughout the area and all set in one of the most captivating sceneries in Britain, Brockenhurst is well-worth a visit during your dreamy stay in The New Forest.

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