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Family-friendly lodge on Five Star Country Park close to New Forest, FREE WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Space 560 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Self-catering lodge. Miles from anywhere....within miles of everywhere

Monday - Friday 4 night break same price as Friday - Monday 3 night break. Enjoy an extra night FREE.

Includes passes to all of the Park's facilities. The perfect location for a 3 or 4 night romantic relaxation OR excellent base for many week long activities, including cycling, walking, swimming, sailing, horse riding, fishing and golf.

As well as a variety of local pubs and eateries, Shorefield Country Park boasts its own carvery and pizzaria.

The heated swimming pools are an ideal place to relax after a workout in the gym. Alternatively, be pampered by professionals at the spa.

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John Johnson
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2017


Downton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 560 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Each bedroom has a fitted wardrobe and each bed is supplied with pillows, a duvet and bed linen.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
REGRETABLY NO PETS ALLOWED. This is a NON-smoking unit.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

Family-friendly lodge on Five Star Country Park close to New Forest, FREE WiFi
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 42 reviews

Quiet location and very well provided cabin

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is in a quiet location of the country park. It was clean and very well provided. The cooking oil in the cabinet was a nice touch, saved us a trip to stores.

Loved the location and the peace and quiet. Was great to wake up in the morning and have a cuppa out in the patio.

Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved the location - a nice quiet spot with plenty of open space for children to play safely and within easy walking distance to the beach. The lodge itself was spotless and very welcoming with lots of homely details.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was the most wonderful place and lived up to more than my expectations as I researched the area and booked it for a family holiday without knowing where it was! The property has everything that one would need and is extremely comfortable. I was with my 3 year old Grandson and he could walk out on to the terrace in the morning, play freely and safely, watch the squirrels, rabbits, and run up and down the grassy embankment to his heart's content. The sea is less than 10 minutes walk away. The only problem I had was that I could not get balanced heat from the shower but think this may have something to do with the pressure. It was not at all a blight on the holiday. Everything was spot on. I would certainly recommend this property and the host John who replied quickly to anything I enquired about. Long may you continue!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Since this holidaymaker's stay, the boiler and all gas appliances have had their annual service
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second time that I have stayed here with my husband and toddler. The lodge is exceptionally well (and thoughtfully) equipped and there was nothing we needed that wasn't provided. The lodge on arrival was immaculately clean and really offers a lovely haven. The customer service of John and Sue is fabulous - from the prompt responses and the whole process from start to finish. We encountered an issue with the dvd player. We certainly didn't expect the phenomenally quick response and issue sorted which we were very grateful for as a week with potentially rainy days and a toddler could have been tricky!

Shorefield itself has great facilities - indoor swimming pool and spa, gym, shop, bar. The park is tranquil and there is so much to do in the area. If I could give 6 stars to the lodge, John and Sue's service and Shorefield I would. But we want to book for next year and don't want it to get too booked up :)

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is the second time my husband and toddler have stayed here. The lodge is exceptionally well (and thoughtfully) equipped and there is nothing we needed that wasn't provided. On arrival it was immaculately clean and has a wonderful warm atmosphere.

The location of the lodge is in a beautiful, quiet and relaxing part of Shorefield and even with a toddler we were able to relax. There is plenty of space around the outside of the lodge - green space as well as a fab decking area which can be a great sun trap!

We were very impressed with the level of customer service right from the start. John and Sue are very prompt in responding and clearly care very much for the enjoyment of their guests.

We discovered the DVD player wasn't working (and with a toddler and potentially bad weather on the cards!) we reported this straight away. I certainly didn't expect the swift response and how quickly John and Sue sorted out this issue - a testament to them that the quality of your experience is important to them.

Shorefield Park itself has fabulous facilities (such a clean pool and spa, gym, shops). This holiday in many ways beats an abroad holiday. If I could give 6 stars for the lodge, the park and the owners I would. But I don't want to encourage too many people to book it all up as we want to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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No hot tub :-(

  • 4 of 5

When we arrived we were disappointed as when we booked we were under the impression that the lodge had a hot tub, despite sending a text to owner, we never got a reply.

However, the lodge is lovely, it is very well equipped, the site is great, and we would certainly consider going again - this time to the one with a hot tub!

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: At no time was the impression given or implied that the lodge had a hot tub. Although we received and responded to several text messages, at no time did we have any enquiry about the presence of a hot tub. We can only presume that the holidaymaker confused us with another property they were researching.
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Barton on Sea
Nearest Train
3 Miles
New Milton
Nearest Motorway
16 Miles
M27 Junction 1
Nearest Beach
800 Metres
Milford on Sea
Car: recommended

A fabulous five star holiday park set in 100 acres of landscaped parkland. The perfect scenic location to relax in or explore the quiet rural surroundings. The park is close to glorious beaches and three miles inland you are free to roam the remarkable New Forest National Park with its famous ponies and deer.

Close to PEPPA PIG World and the Dinosaur Lost Kingdom at Paultons Park Theme Park, Portsmouth's Spinnaker tower - a 170 metre tall visitor attraction overlooking historical Portsmouth harbour and Gun Wharf Quay, Royal Naval Dockyard with The Mary Rose, HMS Victory and many more craft, the Solent, Corfe Castle, Beaulieu Motor Museum and Monkey World. Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth, Isle of Wight, Southampton. Portsmouth are all within reasonable driving distance,

Feel miles from anywhere.......within miles of everywhere.


Rates & Availability

Downton Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 22 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Half Term
May 26 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2017 - Jun 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Holidays
Jun 17 2017 - Jul 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Holidays
Jul 8 2017 - Jul 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Holidays
Jul 15 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 22 2017 - Oct 19 2017
3 night minimum stay
Autumn Half Term
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Late Autumn
Oct 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Xmas/New Year
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

The period of your stay is as follows: Arrival from 4.00pm. Departure by 10.00am.
Please try to arrive before 8.00pm. We regret that we cannot accept arrivals after 10.00pm.
The number of persons permitted to stay in the lodge must not exceed four. Infants under two are not required to be counted as members of the party.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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