THE FARM AND GAMES BARN
Burgate Manor Farm is home to 230 acres of grassland, meadows and areas of wild flowers for the bees.
Guests are welcome to explore the farm and discover the peaceful walks, bird watching and streams.
The suspension bridge takes you from the self catering holiday cottages, onto water meadows rich in plants and wildlife, along the Avon Valley footpath and into the New Forest.
Barn Owls nest in the farmyard and birds regularly seen include Herons, Kingfishers, many birds of prey, Warblers, Water rail and all types of water fowl and waders.
The games barn is located in the farm yard close to all of the cottages. Inside there are pool tables, table tennis tables and a soft tennis court. Perfect for letting off steam on a rainy day!
The local Area
The cottages and barn are on the Avon Valley Path on the edge of the New Forest with its wild ponies and common land strewn with wild flowers. There are many foot and cycle paths, excellent horse riding at Arniss Stables and numerous pubs and restaurants to visit.
There are many attractions within easy reach such as Salisbury Cathedral, Stonehenge, Beaulieu Abbey, the National Motor Museum, the Royal Navy Museum at Portsmouth - Nelson's Ship Victory and the Mary Rose.
The New Forest Water Park is 3 miles away and there are also many beach resorts including Bournemouth, Mudeford & Studland and famous yachting havens such as Lymington. Visit Moors Valley Country Park for the nature and Gruffalo trail, picnics and Go Ape or Paultons Park for Peppa Pig World.
A short walk away is the Surma Valley Indian Restaurant & takeaway and more pubs & restaurants can be found locally including The Bat and Ball at Breamore, the Three Lions at Stuckton and the Rose & Thistle at Rockbourne.
A list of further activities are available below with contact details of caterers who will cook for you in the Granary or do a hog roast or barbecue.