Sports and recreation
Why not make the most of your stay and try out something a little different.
We have arranged some great discounts and recommendations for our guests so read on…..
Excellent stabling facilities available for our guests staying at Criddlestyle Cottage, Mews Hill or the Riverside Lodge
Arniss Equestrian – Near Fordingbridge
Horse riding lessons and hacks
If you do not have any horses to bring then why not pop up the road from our Fordingbridge properties where Arniss Equestrian offer riding lessons and hacks.
New Forest Sports Car Hire
If you don’t fancy horse riding but feel the need for speed, treat yourself and your partner to a unique gift and experience the New Forest in a classic sports car for the weekend.
We have negotiated a 10% discount off web prices for our guests but you must pre book and quote Short Stay Homes at the time of booking.
Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education Centre
Shore Sports, Christchurch
Paintball South, Hampshire
Fancy some high ocatane fun, then why not try out the ultimate paintball experience in Hampshire. Set within 50 acres of woodland with expert supervision on hand from fully trained marshalls. Great for birthdays, team building, stag and hen parties. When pre-booking by phone and quoting Short Stay Homes there is even a £5 discount off the published online packages for our guests.
Salisbury Plain Sarafis
Cycling in the New Forest
Why not take advantage of the beautiful scenery and bring your bikes. All our properties have bike sheds!
If you are unable to bring your own bikesfor our Dorset and New Forest properties we have an Electric Mountain Bike to hire to see the local scenery, Trek Powerfly LT4 plus. Cost is £125 for a week-end or mid week break and £175 for a 7 night break (£250 damage deposit required)
New Forest Water Sport Park
Archery, Archery Combat TAG, Crossbows, Axe Throwing – Woodland Weaponry in the New Forest and Dorset
Nestled in a private section of rustic woodland you will find Insight Activities’ shooting and Axe throwing ranges, where anyone can learn the fine arts of Archery, Crossbows and Axe Throwing or even engage in some woodland Archery Tag Combat games. Everyone welcome, No previous experience required. Activities in Fordingbridge, New Forest & Tolpuddle Dorset
Insight activities provide unique and fun activities within the New Forest, Hampshire and in Tolpuddle, Dorset. If you’re looking for one of the best things to do whilst visiting then they are ranked as the No.1 local attraction on Tripadvisor in 2016 & 2017. They offer activities for individuals, couples, families, stag and hen, birthday parties and corporate events. Visit https://insightactivities.co.uk/ for more details
Use your Go New Forest Discount card that is provided as part of our guests welcome pack and get 10% off!