This historic Hampshire town is located in the north-western corner of the New Forest. It lies on the banks of the River Avon, which is crossed by the medieval seven-arched Great Bridge. Fordingbridge has a rich history of pottery, textiles and brickmaking, and for smuggling by the infamous Captain Diamond. The town lies close to the Dorset and Wiltshire borders, and 10 miles south of the city of Salisbury. On the doorstep of your holiday cottage in Fordingbridge, New Forest National Park covers 566 square miles of idyllic heaths, woods and river valleys. The land is still grazed by wild ponies, deer and cattle, and there are many trails for walking, cycling and horse-riding. The Avon Valley Walk passes the town, and the former gravel pits at Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve are home to rare wildfowl and dragonflies.
Situated amidst stunning New Forest National Park woodlands and set along a small lake off the River Avon, Riverside Chronicles on the outskirts of the town of Fordingbridge, Hampshire, is a nature lover’s paradise, a pet-friendly cottage with cosy wood-burner, two comfy bedrooms, and glamping pod.