Close to main road leading from Salisbury, 9mi, or Ringwood, 5mi. For keen walkers, you are directly opposite footpaths within the New Forest National Park, with many scenic walks & ideal for spotting local wildlife. There are many miles of cycle trails through the New Forest, Ringwood Forest & the local cycling & activity centres. Nearby the town of Fordingbridge has a host of shops, cafes & eateries, the gentle flowing River Avon is just across the road. Convenient road links to the cathedral cities of Winchester & Salisbury, Christchurch Harbour & the coast including Poole & Bournemouth. There are many local fishing spots & coastal fishing at Poole harbour - the worlds second largest natural harbour. Other attractions include Marwell Zoo, Beaulieu Motor Museum, Go Ape Bournemouth, Owl Park, Coombe Bassett Down & the historic port town of Lymington. Maritime Southampton & other attractions are within easy driving distance. Beach 16 miles. Shop & pub 1 mile, restaurant 400yds.