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…
In partnership with Experience Hampshire, we can offer you so much more to make your stay even more enjoyable check out all the many activities that are on offer by following the link on the picture below.
Accommodation where you can bring your horses
Arniss Equestrian – Near Fordingbridge
Horse riding lessons and hacks
If you do not have any horses to bring then why not check out Arniss Equestrian who offer riding lessons and hacks.
Arniss Farmhouse – bring your own horses
You can now bring your own horses when you come to stay at Arniss Farmhouse with us, which is right next to the Equestrian Centre as Arniss has a 1 acre paddock available for £150 per horse per week.
Clay Pigeon Shooting
Clay pigeon shooting is one of the UK & Ireland’s fastest growing sports. Whatever the occasion; a fun day out, a stag/hen do, a corporate event or school competition, this family firm can tailor it to suit you.
A Shoot with a Difference!
Come rain or shine! Our shooting stands provide cover
from the elements so that we are able to offer this activity
all year round.
Ideal for both novices and those who have been shooting
for years, our clay shooting sessions provide a unique experience!
Full safety rules and instruction will be given on arrival.
Tuition on a one to one basis with a qualified instructor
12 bore over–and–under shotguns with single trigger ejectors.
Ear defenders and safety glasses provided Sub–sonic cartridges used – both low noise and low recoil (much kinder to the shoulder!).
Prices range from £35 to £55 for 20 – 50 shots per person
Shore Sports, Christchurch
Hengistbury Head Outdoor Education Centre
Salisbury Plain Sarafis
Paintball South, Hampshire
Fancy some high octane fun, then why not try out the ultimate paintball experience near our luxury cottages in Hampshire. Set within 50 acres of woodland, with expert supervision on hand from fully trained marshals.
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.
New Forest Water Park
Cycling in the New Forest
If you are unable to bring your own bikes for 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) and also 3 junior mountain bikes at £20 per day or £50 for the week each.
Keep fit on holiday and hire a Concept 2 Rower from us.
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!