New Forest Bed & Breakfast Directory B and B, B&B

This website features quality Bed and Breakfast accommodation in and around the New Forest National Park in Hampshire in the UK. Whether you are looking for a romantic hideaway, a historic hotel, or a child friendly cottage; brings you a treasure trove of bed and breakfasts that are not always available on the larger booking sites.

There are many excellent Bed and Breakfasts or ‘B&B’ in the New Forest - family homes, garden hideaways, pubs, guest houses and hotels. All New Forest Bed and Breakfasts are different; this is part of their attraction. Facilities will vary, but the standards of service, hygiene and cuisine should be excellent.

To qualify for inclusion on this website a New Forest B and B owner must always be prepared to "go the extra mile" for their visitors. Attention to detail and a caring nature are pre-requisites.

The New Forest National Park is a rare and beautiful place; using one of these Bed & Breakfasts should ensure your visit is comfortable, enjoyable and memorable.

This B&B directory includes New Forest B and B's in the following areas: Lyndhurst, Lymington, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, Hythe, Salisbury, Woodgreen, Fordingbridge, Ringwood, Sway, Everton, Milford-on-sea, Cadnam, Burley. Garden Hideaways and self catering cottages are also included.

Enjoy your stay in The New Forest!

Liz Feay

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Blissford B&B
Kingfisher Retreat

Boutique Hideaway Lodges...
Traditional thatched cottage B&B with two secluded garden hideaway lodges overlooking a natural spring fed lake with direct forest access...
Prices from £85 per night.
Lymington bed and breakfast
Britannia House

2 minutes to High Street & Quay...
Comfortable en-suite rooms at the historic Britannia House in Lymington town centre overlooking the waterfront. Three nights for £199!
Prices from £90 per night.
Durlston House
Durlston House
New listing!

Minutes from town, train & quay!
Large detached house with all en-suite rooms in a superb location just minutes from Lymington high street, quay, train station & IOW ferry...
Price from £70 per night
Defoe House B&B
Defoe House
New Listing!

Spacious garden retreat...
Detached garden retreat in the forest hamlet of Norley Wood, 2 minutes walk from the forest and 5 minutes drive from Lymington...
Prices from £85 per night.

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thatched cottage hotel
Thatched Cottage Hotel
New Listing!

1627 historic thatched cottage...
Grade 2 listed hotel in the heart of Brockenhurst. Luxury garden rooms and suites: combining modern essentials with historic charm....
Prices from £85 per night.
Park Avenue B&B
Park Avenue B&B
New Listing!

You will be the only guests...
Spacious double bedroom with modern ensuite shower room, situated on a quiet street, 10 minutes walk from Lymington...
Prices from: £70 per night.

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Bramble Hill Hotel
Bramble Hill Hotel
New listing!

Friendly country house hotel...
Located on the open forest in Bramshaw. Guests enjoy en-suite bedrooms and full use of the swimming pool and sauna...
Prices from £99 per night.
The Marine B&B
The Marine
New Listing!

Stunning panoramic sea views...
Striking Art Deco B&B on Milford sea front with spectacular panoramic views of the Isle of Wight, the Needles, and Hurst Castle...
Prices from £120 per night.

Latest Developments

Welcome to the new fully responsive New Forest Bed Breakfast directory website!

To make it even easier for you to find your perfect New Forest bed and breakfast or holiday cottage, you can now search by B and B category. So whether you are looking for a romantic garden hideaway, a dog friendly B&B, or a holiday cottage on the open forest, you are sure to find it within a few clicks.

If you come across a bed and breakfast in the New Forest that you think should be listed here, please let me know.

In the unlikely event that you are dissatisfied with any of these New Forest B and B's, please make sure that you tell the owner and please let me know.

What is a Bed & Breakfast, B and B?

A "Bed and Breakfast" in the United Kingdom is an expression in common use which is used to describe overnight accommodation or lodgings of reasonable quality where the host provides a breakfast meal the following morning. Many "Bed and Breakfasts" or B and Bs are small businesses run in the home of the host (usually the lady of the house).

B&Bs vary in size and quality but they normally have between 1 and 4 letting bedrooms. B&B hosts sometimes also provide other meals for overnight visitors by separate arrangement.

Many Bed and Breakfasts in the New Forest are now of a very high quality. The English Tourism Council (ETC), now known as "VisitBritain", has a grading system for participating accommodation businesses; B&Bs are assessed on an annual inspectors report of their facilities and quality standards; they are graded from 1 to 5 "Stars" with 5 being the highest standard. With the growth of the Internet and the subsequent changes in accommodation marketing, some B and B hosts now do not to bother with the expense of ETC participation. The fact that a B&B is not ETC inspected does not imply inferior quality, indeed in many cases the opposite is true.

Whilst B&B hosts prefer visitors to pre-book or make a reservation, it is accepted that visitors can simply "turn up" and ask for overnight lodgings.

Overnight B&B rates vary from about £25 to £65 per person per night, with the 2015 average being approximately £40. Note that many B&Bs now charge by the room.

Many people prefer to use Bed and Breakfasts because of their small and informal nature; the host is usually very knowledgable about the surrounding area and they are often prepared to provide assistance to their visitors well beyond what would be expected.

"Bed and Breakfast" can also be found in larger accommodation establishments such as Guest Houses and Hotels; the additional facilities (laundry, bar etcetera) often mean that overnight rates here are higher. Expect to pay anything between £40 and £120 per person per night. Accommodation or lodgings in the New Forest varies widely. The history and nature of the area means that there are few large farms and hence not many converted barns and tied houses as holiday cottages. There are fewer self catering holiday cottages in the New Forest per square mile than on say, Exmoor or The Lake District.


Every effort is made to ensure that the details on this website are correct. However, the links are to external websites whose content is beyond our control.

No liability can be accepted by the owners of in respect of any misrepresentation, injury, damage or consequential loss caused to anyone using the services of any of the businesses advertised.

Visitors must assure themselves of a New Forest B&B's suitability in advance by contacting the B and B owner direct.

Should you have any complaint about your New Forest B and B or the service received you should address this immediately to the owner concerned. Please also let us know of any difficulties and how they were resolved.

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