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The New Forest is one of my favourite places in the United Kingdom. From the rolling hills full of heather to the friendly ponies roaming the historic little villages. When travelling to this National Park you will probably want to rent an Airbnb in The New Forest. I have put together a list of the best Airbnbs in The New Forest and made sure to also include some properties that are happy to welcome your dog! These are the best Airbnbs and VRBO properties in The New Forest. 

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Oxmead Cottage New Forest Airbnb

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best airbnbs in the New Forest Oxmead Cottage kitchen
best airbnbs in the New Forest Oxmead Cottage bedroom

Oxmead cottage, located in Lyndhurst – the heart of The New Forest, is a gorgeous little New Forest cottage with 3 bedrooms that can sleep up to 6 guests. The cottage is beautifully decorated with modern furniture and sports a large living room with two 2-seater sofas. Additionally, this cottage also boats a light and airy kitchen with a built-in oven and microwave and an electric hob. 

In the kitchen you will also find a large toaster, a coffee machine and a kettle so you can always brew yourself a cup of coffee or a nice cup of tea in the morning. The kitchen also has a large island and is equipped with all necessary crockery, plates and cutlery so you can cook up a feast for you and your family or friends during your stay in this beautiful New Forest VRBO. 

As mentioned above, this cottage has 3 bedrooms. All three bedrooms are spacious and come with a large king-sized bed. The master bedroom even has a little seating area where you can have that morning cup of tea. In the evening you are welcome to watch some TV from your bed and the master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom. 

Last but not least the cottage even has a little outside space and a conservatory where you can pick up some rays of sun. This property is one of the Top-rated vacation rentals in the area and is located in a quiet location. The VRBO is child friendly and offers onsite parking in this quaint village.

As this New Forest Airbnb is located in the city centre of Lyndhurst, close to the Lyndhurst Co-op, you have lots of pubs and great restaurants like Enzee closeby. If you are looking for a great holiday cottage where you will be able to walk out into both the forest and the village centre, this VRBO property is a great fit just because of its location.

This VRBO is located in the centre of the village which means you will have gift shops, restaurants and pubs nearby. The Beach is a 20 minute drive away and from this enire guesthouse you will have stunning views over the Lyndhurst highstreet. The hosts have made sure to provide you with towels and any other essentials you might need. If you are looking for a great New Forest VRBO where you and your family or friends will have the choice between forest and beach – than this is the property you need to book!

From $207/£149

  • Internet 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Dishwasher 
  • 3 Bedrooms 
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Central location 
  • Pubs nearby 
  • Fully equipped kitchen 
  • Flatscreen TV 
  • Outside area

Horseshoe Lodge in Highcliffe

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best airbnbs in the New Forest horseshoe lodge dining room

Although Highcliffe is not necessarily The New Forest, I am happy to include Horseshoe Lodge in this New Forest Airbnb write up as this cottage is a great place to stay for those who have kids. Horseshoe Lodge is located in Highcliffe which is close to both the beach and the New Forest making it easy to switch between the two. Especially since Highcliffe Beach near Highcliffe Castle is the most beautiful beach near The New Forest. In other words: this Airbnb has a great location!

This cute little cottage has a cosy living room with a wood burner and two 2-seater leather sofas. In the living room you can also find a flatscreen TV, and the host has left a number of flyers and little information folders of things to do in the area. 

The dining room has a large wooden table with stools, and direct access to the spacious kitchen. The kitchen sports a built-in oven, a microwave, a dishwasher and a washing machine so you can easily do your laundry. You will also be able to use the toaster and the kettle. Additionally there is a door in the kitchen which will allow you to access the cottage’s garden. 

Horseshoe lodge has 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 5 people. In one of the bedrooms you can find a double bed while in the other two you can sleep in single beds – perfect for those travelling with a family. 

Although the cottage only has one bathroom, this New Forest Airbnb has a large separate shower with a great shower head, and you will be able to dry your wet towels on the heated towel rack.

From $219/£158

  • Wifi 
  • Flatscreen TV 
  • Outdoor Seating Area 
  • Beach Nearby 
  • Central Location
  • 3 bedrooms 
  • 1 Bathroom 
  • Period Property 
  • Free Parking 
  • Wood Burner

Luxury house with direct access to the New Forest Airbnb

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Are you heading to The New Forest for an active holiday filled with walking and exploring the heather covered hills of The New Forest? Then this gorgeous luxury house with direct forest access is the place for you. 

This spacious property even accepts pets so you can easily bring your dog on your New Forest holiday. 

The large Coach house is part of the estate of a large Grade 2 listed mansion and can sleep up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms. This VRBO property is also located in Beaulieu, which is easily one of the most beautiful villages in The New Forest. 

The house is luxuriously decorated in beautiful whites and creams and sports 4 large and spacious bedrooms. Each of these bedrooms comes with a seating area, and one of the bedrooms even has its own ensuite bathroom. 

The kitchen of this New Forest Luxury Airbnb is quite spacious and offers seating space for up to 8 people. In the kitchen itself you will be able to find a large cooker with an oven and hob. The kitchen also boasts a microwave, a toaster and a kettle. That way you can enjoy a nice cup of fresh tea in the sun on your outside patio. 

On this outside patio you find a large seating area with outside furniture and two benches. The furniture can be arranged as you would like but offers guests a beautiful opportunity to enjoy a glass of wine outside or even serve up meals al fresco. 

The living room of the property offers seating space to 7 people in three large sofas in English style. There is also a flatscreen TV so you and your family or friends can easily snuggle up on the sofa to watch a movie or series on the TV. 

Last but not least the bathrooms are incredibly cosy and one of the bathrooms sports a large bath cum shower where you can soak your legs and feet after long New Forest walks. 

Enjoy a private driveway with free parking on premises for those who are driving to The New Forest. You will also have beautiful views over The New Forest National Park at this amazing Location and gorgeous rural views from the magical position of this large manor house.

 

As mentioned at the start, this New Forest airbnb is a great fit for those who are looking for a tad of luxury while on holiday to The New Forest. The main attraction to this property is the fact that it offers direct forest access which is incredibly rare and great for those looking to fill their days with walking and exploring. Book this VRBO property today! 

From $276/£199

  • Internet 
  • Pets welcome 
  • TV 
  • Washer and Dryer 
  • Child friendly 
  • Parking 
  • Heater 
  • Direct forest access 
  • Countryside 
  • Towels and Linnens Provided

Luxury New Forest Airbnb with Pool

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best airbnbs in the New Forest villa with pool bedroom
best airbnbs in the New Forest villa with pool kitchen

Whether you are planning a New Forest holiday with family and friends, or a refined stag do or hen party – this gorgeous luxury New Forest property is the perfect mansion to rent for those travelling in large groups. 

This VRBO property can sleep up to 14 guests in 6 bedrooms and boasts no less than 4 comfortable and luxurious bathrooms. 

This New Forest Airbnb is located on quite a bit of land and even comes with its own pool and outside seating area. You won’t have to leave your pets behind when booking this luxury New Forest Airbnb as pets are allowed in this mansion. 

In the kitchen of this property you will be able to find a large sink and all amenities you might need, think of a Nespresso coffee machine, an original aga, 4 hobs, branded ovens and microwave ovens and a washing machine so you will be able to do your laundry when staying at this beautiful Airbnb. 

The kitchen is completely equipped for those looking to cook up a feast for their family and friends and even boasts a large dining table which can sit up to 12 guests. In the little kitchen annex you will have access to a large double doored fridge, and the windows of the kitchen look out over the immaculately kept lawn. 

Apart from the seating area in the kitchen, this large VRBO property also comes with a dedicated dining room which holds a large dining table with space for up to 12 guests. 

The sitting room is tastefully decorated and can sit up to 11 guests. When renting this property in the cold winter months you will be happy to know there are wood fires around the house you can use to warm up the space or make your living room a bit more cosy. You will also be able to use the large flatscreen TV to watch the news or your favourite movie or series during a cosy night in. 

Not cosy enough in the sitting room? Why  not head over to the cosy little living room where you can find 3 sofas allowing 5 people to enjoy the cosy room and watch the flatscreen TV by the hearth. In this room you will also find a library of books you are free to read during your stay. 

Upstairs can find 6 large tastefully decorated bedrooms with comfortable beds. There are a lot of different beds and styles to choose from such as the antique 4 poster bed or the grey Laura Ashley style bed in the contemporary grey room. Most of the rooms will come with a large and luxurious ensuite bathroom. Some of the bathrooms will come with a shower while others have a bath cum shower where you can soak away stress in the middle of The New Forest. 

Although the nightly rate of this large mansion in the middle of the New Forest is not the cheapest, all this luxury soon becomes very affordable when dividing the price per night between 12 to 14 guests. If you are looking to rent a New Forest Airbnb or a property in the New Forest on VRBO for a large group of friends or family, this one is the perfect fit !

From $689/£499

  • On site parking 
  • Internet 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Linnens Provided 
  • Log burner
  • Fully equipped kitchen 
  • Pool 
  • Library 
  • TV 
  • Large bathrooms 

2 villa terrace in Lymington New Forest Airbnb

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Lymington is a small little city on the edge of the New Forest attracting tourists from far and wide to the little honeypot historical part of the city and its beautiful marina. This gorgeous Airbnb entire cottage is located in a historical little house right in the middle of the most beautiful part of Lymington.

This New Forest Airbnb can sleep up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms and boasts 1 bathroom to share. The old cottage has ample space and even comes with a small little patio where you and your friends or family can sit to soak up the sun. 

In the living room of this New Forest VRBO you can find a comfortable sofa and the door to the patio. In the evenings you can enjoy a nice and cosy night in as there is a flatscreen TV for you to use. 

In the kitchen of this gorgeous and cute historical Airbnb in The New Forest you will find a small table where you can have breakfast or dinner and a fully equipped kitchen. In the kitchen you will find a microwave oven, an electric hob and a branded oven. Additionally there is also a kettle with which you can make yourself a nice cup of tea or coffee, and a toaster. 

The Airbnb also has a dining room with an original hearth where you can enjoy lunch and dinner or read a book in the comfortable reading nook. 

Next to the kitchen you will find a separate toilet while upstairs there is a larger family bathroom to share. In this bathroom you will be able to use the large shower while one of the bedrooms also has a shower in the room. 

The bedroom with the shower (which is a bit of a weird decision if I say so myself) has 2 single beds while the master bedroom boasts a double bed. 

If you are looking for a nice Airbnb in the New Forest with direct access to a marina, to restaurants and pubs and to a nice little highstreet with shops and boutiques, then this historical VRBO is a great property to rent for you and your family or friends. The village pub is a 2 minute walk away!

The hosts of this entire apartment will provide you with towels and any other essentials you might need. As mentioned before, this luxury cottage is located at an excellent location and is one of the top-rated holiday rentals in the area. You will not have private parking but you can park a short distance away on the street or in the car park. 

From $189/£136

  • Central location 
  • Period property 
  • Fully equipped kitchen 
  • Internet 
  • Pubs and restaurants closeby
  • Washing machine 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Shower 
  • Dining room 
  • Cosy livinv room

Little Cottage in Lymington Airbnb in the New Forest

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best airbnbs in the New Forest lymington cottage kitchen
best airbnbs in the New Forest lymington cottage bedroom

This little entire cottage in Lymington is a great choice for those who are looking for a budget getaway in the New Forest while still having pubs and restaurants nearby. This New Forest Airbnb has 2 bedrooms and can sleep up to 4 people.

The cottage looks to be an old fisherman’s house in the harbour town of Lymington. These small but cosy houses are a great place to stay for little families, couples or just for you and your friends. 

Inside you can find 2 bedrooms, both of which have comfortable double beds. Both rooms are bright and airy and seem to be of a nice size. 

In the kitchen of this New Forest Airbnb you will have access to a hob and a built in oven, a toaster and a kettle – perfect for cooking up a small breakfast or preparing a cup of tea Speaking about a cup of tea, this gorgeous cottage also has a small patio which you can easily access from the kitchen Here you will find some outside furniture placed in the sun where you can drink a glass of ice cold bubbly or your morning cup of tea or coffee 

When entering the VRBO you will walk straight into the living room where there is space for 3 people to comfortably sit. Additionally there is also a cosy little woodburner for when you decide to rent in the winter months, and a flat screen TV when you decide to treat yourself to a nice evening in. 

Last but not least, the bathroom boasts a bath cum shower which is perfect for families with small children or those longing for a hot bath to soak away muscle aches of long New Forest walks.

 

As this cottage is located in Lymington you will be staying at a great location since you can head into the village where you can find pubs and restaurants while also being close to The New Forest. This is a great accommodation and a dream escape for couples wanting a little getaway!

From $96

  • Internet
  • Fireplace 
  • TV 
  • Washer and Dryer 
  • Parking 
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Central location
  • Period property
  • Microwave 
  • Utensils 

Tranquil Cottage New Forest Airbnb

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best airbnbs in the New Forest tranquil cottage bedroom
best airbnbs in the New Forest tranquil cottage livingroom

Are you looking for a tranquil little entire cottage in the New Forest for a stress-free New Forest getaway? Have a look at this cute little house near Boldre – one of the best rentals in The New Forest!

This summerhouse is a chic cabin that was purpose built to welcome guests into a calm and tranquil environment in one of the nicest parts of The New Forest. This holiday home has one bedroom and can sleep up to two guests.

In the living room this cottage boasts a large L-shaped sofa from which you can watch the TV which has been mounted in the top corner near the window. 

 

In the kitchen area you will have access to a large 4-slice toaster, a great kettle and a French Press so you can make a perfect cup of coffee. There is also an electric hob and a built in oven – basically everything you will ever need to make a nice little dinner for you and your partner or a delicious lunch for your friends. 

This New Forest Airbnb only has one bedroom with a large closet and an ensuite bathroom. The bed looks incredibly comfortable and the ensuite bathroom boasts a bath cum shower allowing you to take a hot and relaxing bath after a day of running around through the heather meadows and forest areas. 

The cottage also has a small outside patio in a private courtyard with views over the meticulously kept lawn. Here you will be able to enjoy a glass of wine or bubbly in the sun or you can drink your morning tea while looking out for wildlife perusing over the lawn.

Last but not least this New Forest VRBO is also a great place to stay for those with pets as your 4-legged friends are more than welcome to join you in this gorgeous little Airbnb. The entire cabin can be rented out and is child friendly. This is a unit with parking and you will have beautiful and uninterrupted views of the surroundings.

From $136

  • Internet 
  • Pets Welcome 
  • TV
  • Washer 
  • Dryer
  • Children Welcome 
  • Parking 
  • Heater 
  • Outside seating area 
  • Garden 

Corner Cottage Near Forest and Beach

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best airbnbs in the New Forest corner cottage bedroom
best airbnbs in the New Forest corner cottage outside

This amazing cottage boasts 3 bedrooms and can sleep up to 10 guests. There are 2 bathrooms in the property and you can enjoy a bbq and al fresco dining in the beautiful garden. 

The corner cottage in Hordle has a beautiful and comfortable living room with two sofas and a gorgeous little pink one seater. The living room has a small library and it is the perfect venue to drink a glass of wine. The living room also boasts a large flatscreen TV and a chaise longue so you can choose to watch TV in the evenings. 

Next to the living room you will find a large table where at least 8 people can have breakfast, lunch or dinner. From the table you will have a beautiful view over the garden and have easy access to the bright and modern kitchen. 

The kitchen itself boasts beautiful white kitchen cabinets and is decked out with a hob, a toaster and a kettle, there is a French Press so you can make a great cup of coffee, and for those looking to cook there is even an oven you can use. 

When looking at the bedrooms we see that two of the bedrooms come with a double bed while the third bedroom has two single beds – perfect for two friends sharing a room or to put the kids to sleep in. 

The modern and clean bathroom has a bath cum shower and looks to be recently renovated with gorgeous white marble. 

Outside you can enjoy the sun on the deck with a glass of bubbles. Here you can find an outside seating area with a large parasol and even a barbecue so you and your friends or family can enjoy the summer in style.

From $413

  • Internet 
  • TV 
  • Washer 
  • Dryer 
  • Kidfriendly
  • Parking 
  • Bath 
  • Outside seating area 
  • Great location 
  • Linnens provided 

Luxury New Forest Airbnb 5 bedrooms

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best airbnbs in the New Forest luxury 5 bed
best airbnbs in the New Forest luxury 5 bed bath

If you are travelling with a large group of friends, or your extended family, you can rent this gorgeous and modern Luxury New Forest Airbnb with no less than 5 bedrooms. This is definately one of the bigger rentals in The New Forest.

This Airbnb is located in Tiptoe close to Sway which means you have easy access to The New Forest and to the beach alike. 

When entering this luxury New Forest Airbnb you will be created by a large open space. Here you will find a dining room which can sit at least 8 people and a large open plan kitchen. The kitchen is decked out with anything and everything you might need for a great stay in The New Forest. 

There is a large square sink and no less than three ovens and a microwave. You will also have access to a large hob and a toaster and kettle. In the kitchen cupboards you will find plates, cutlery, pots and pans to make sure you can cook up a feast during your stay in this New Forest VRBO. 

From the kitchen and the dining room you will also have access to the large garden with a cute little carden patio. The garden is drenched in sunlight and will be the perfect place to take a little aperitive or to play with kids.

In the living room you can sit down and relax on one of the beautiful and modern chairs and sofas or watch TV on the large flatscreen TV which has been mounted on the wall above the wood fire. This wood fire will keep the living room nice and warm during the cold winter months, and it will also make your stay in this New Forest Airbnb a lot more cosy. 

Upstairs you will find 5 spacious bedrooms of which 4 are a double bedroom and one is decked out with two singles. In the master bedroom you even have a cute little seating area you can have a nice cup of tea in.

One of the bathrooms has a gorgeous large and especially deep tub while the other bathroom comes with a large shower and a little sink. These bathrooms are perfect for those looking for a tranquil way to destress in The New Forest. 

In the large garden you can also find an outside seating area placed in the sun, perfect for having a little glass of bubbly or to relax in the fresh Forest air. This great New Forest Airbnb is the perfect VRBO property for you and your family and friends when travelling with a large group. 

The airbnb offers street parking and parking on the premises. 

From $441

  • Internet 
  • Fireplace 
  • TV 
  • Washer 
  • Dryer 
  • Children Welcome 
  • Parking 
  • Wheelchair Accessible 
  • Basic soap and shampoo 
  • Grill

Historic Listed Cottage In Beaulieu

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best airbnbs in the New Forest historic listed cottage outside

Are you looking for a historic Airbnb in The New Forest? Then this Historic listed entire cottage in Beaulieu is the perfect place to rent. The owners have beautifully renovated the cottage and you can see the gorgeous original beams everywhere in the plasterwork. This might be my favourite VRBO rentals in The New Forest and I am happy to explain why.


This historic cottage is located in Beaulieu, probably one of the most gorgeous little villages in the United Kingdom. Beaulieu is very small and you would be incredibly lucky to find a VRBO or Airbnb in this gorgeous honey pot village which makes this property so special. 

The New Forest Airbnb has 2 bedrooms, one bathroom and sleeps up to 6 people. The minimum stay is 2 nights – which is perfect, as you will need some time to discover and explore The New Forest. 

The little cottage comes with a beautiful kitchen and dining area which also houses an original old fireplace with wood burner – this way you can make your stay in this Historic listed cottage in Beaulieu even more cosy. 

Additionally the kitchen will be able to provide you with everything you might need, from a large oven with a hob to a toaster, a kettle, a microwave, and even a large coffee maker. From the kitchen window you have a view on the small little garden behind the cottage. 

The living room is a cosy little room with low beamed ceilings and comfortable sofas. In the corner you can also find a large flat screen TV, perfect for cosy nights in. Additionally there is also a wood burner which you can turn on during the winter months to heat up this cosy and quintessentially British living room. 

Upstairs you can find 2 bedrooms of which one contains a double bed with two single beds and the other just has a double bed. In the bathroom of this cute little New Forest Airbnb you find a large bath with shower and a beautiful little sink. 

This VRBO property also has a large carden with old trees and a small outside seating area underneath an old roof. You can choose to put the outdoor furniture in the sun or spend the evening or night talking with friends and family in the little seating area underneath the tiled roof. 

As this Airbnb is located in Beaulieu, you have no shortage of activities. Beaulieu is known to be one of the most beautiful villages in the New Forest and some of the most breathtaking forest walks leave from its city centre. You will be close to the beaulieu river and of course the Beaulieu motor museum. There is a farm shop nearby and you can always head off to Bucklers Hard for a little pint or do miles of walking in the area for those perfect views of woods and a perfect slice of New Forest. Beaulieu really is the perfect village and a great example of beautiful British countryside.

If you are looking for a cosy little New Forest cottage to rent, then this gorgeous VRBO property is the one for you! 

From $234

  • Internet 
  • Pets Welcome 
  • Fireplace 
  • TV 
  • Sattelite or cable
  • Washer 
  • Dryer 
  • Kids Welcome 
  • Parking 
  • Shampoo and basic soaps

Name

Sleeps

Rating

Price

Oxmead Cottage

6

/

$207/£149

Horseshoe Lodge

5

/

$219/£158

Luxury House With Direct Access To The New Forest

8

4.9/5

$276/£199

Luxury New Forest Airbnb with Pool

14

/

$689/£499

2 villa terrace

4

/

$189/£136

Little Cottage in Lymington

4

/

$96/£69

Tranquil Cottage

4

4.8/5

$136/£98

Corner Cottage

9

/

$413/£298

Luxury New Forest Airbnb 5 bedrooms

12

5/5

$441/£319

Historic Listed Cottage In Beaulieu

6

5/5

$234/£169

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