Galtons Cottage, Dorset sleeps up to 16

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Thank you so much. It’s lovely to stay in this beautiful home. Only one thing is missing a big country clock.

We promise we will look out for one!

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The Patel Family
Galtons Cottage


15% offer on midweek breaks in January and February 2022

Galtons Cottage is our latest thatched cottage, close to all amenities in the village of West Moors. Set in a secluded location, it is surrounded by beautiful countryside and near main roads to London. This charming cottage has 6 bedrooms + glamping pod and 6 bathrooms. It sleeps 14 + 2 with the Glamping pod which is off the courtyard. The Glamping Pod will be ready to let in early 2022.

This 200 year old beautiful cottage has a bright, airy extension for the kitchen and dining area. It is full of charm throughout the cottage, with beams, inglenook fireplace and wood stove.

There are lovely gardens to the front and rear, with a children’s play frame and trampoline, hot tub and secure patio area to the rear. There is also a Games Barn with table tennis, pool table and table hockey.

There is off road parking for 4 + cars with good road links and public transport nearby.

A wonderful Welcome pack is provided including a bottle of Prosecco, New Forest Spring Water locally produced Tutti Fruity Jam, Biscotti Biscuits, Milk, eggs, Tea & Coffee. Also a discount Go New Forest card to be used locally which can provide discounts when used with participating businesses. Please note that due to Covid 19 we have removed eggs for the time being for safety reasons as they are not wrapped.

Additional facilities available

  • Hot tub a 4 person hot tub is available on request at a cost of £300 for a weekend and £375 for the week.
  • Additional accommodation in the Galtons Cottage Glamping hut off the courtyard is 15% of the rental.
  • Additional accommodation in ‘Jessica’ our vintage VW Bay campervan, T2 1600 manual which sleeps up to 2 adults and 2 children under 12. For more details please see here

For an interactive floorplan please follow the link below.

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Either add to cart when booking or enquire for availability or more information. For other great extras including afternoon tea delivered to your door check out our Extra Facilities

Read all about what our guests say who have enjoyed staying at Forest Drove Cottage.

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Check out our Activity and Discount pages for more information on discounts we have negotiated with local businesses when booking with Short Stay Homes and Activities to do in the area. Also Check out our Event Page



Bedroom Information

Bedroom 1 Ground floor double bedroom
Bedroom 2 Ground floor double bedroom with wet room ensuite with Sky TV
Bedroom 3 First floor double bedroom
Bedroom 4 First floor twin bedroom
Bedroom 5 First floor master bedroom with king size bed, 2 single beds and ensuite with Sky TV
Bedroom 6 Second Floor double bedroom with king size bed or 2 singles with en-suite
Bedroom 7 Glamping pod with either king size bed or 2 singles


Fully equipped kitchen in bright new extension with dining area, underfloor heating and patio doors out to a patio area in the garden.

Lounge & Dining

Full of character, the lounge is split into a TV Lounge and a seating area around the  inglenook fireplace with wood stove, leading to a snug bar and play area.


Bathroom 1 Ground floor shower room and WC
Bathroom 2
Ground floor en-suite with wetroom 
Bathroom 3
Ground floor shower room with sink and WC for glamping hut and hot tub
Bathroom 4 First floor shower room  with sink and WC
Bathroom 5
First floor en-suite with bath and shower WC and sink
Bathroom 6 Second Floor ensuite bath with hand held shower with WC and sink

GardenFront garden laid to lawn, secluded patio courtyard area with trampoline, childrens play frame, hot tub and glamping hut.

Further Information

Facilities and Services: Gas fired central heating and electricity included. Travel cot, 2 high chairs and stairgates available on request (but please bring own cot bedding), dogs welcome, courtyard garden enclosed for dogs, with patio and barbecue area. Bookings are Friday to Friday for 7 night stays, Friday to Monday for weekend stays, and Monday to Friday for mid-week stays.

  • There is a £500 refundable security deposit to ensure against damage, pets are charged at £35 each
  • Towels and bed linen included
  • Charcoal barbecue available, please bring your own coals
  • Logs are charged at £7.50 a bag.