Beaches at Milford-on-Sea & Hordle Cliff are about 2 miles & the sailing/market town of Lymington with its, cobbled streets lined with boutiques & nautical memorabilia, Saturday street market & ferry trips to the Isle of Wight, can be reached in about a 5min drive. Continue 5 miles along the coast to the beach & castle tea rooms at Highcliffe, 2 miles further to the harbour at Mudeford with fishing trips, then on to Avon with its beach, fish restaurant & cafe's. Carry on to Hengistbury Head with its Iron Age settlements & finally on to Christchurch with its priory & river walks, restaurants/shops & Art Deco cinema/theatre. The unspoilt forest & heathland with wandering ponies & cattle is what makes the New Forest famous. Miles of beautiful walks & cycle paths are available. Discover some of the appealing villages, towns, attractions & gardens such as the Beaulieu Motor Museum, Exbury Gardens & the riverside village of Bucklers Hard. Beach 2 miles. Shop, pub & restaurant 1/4 mile.