Monthly Parenting Magazine

A New Forest family escape

Away Resorts New Forest Feature

A family escape in the New Forest makes for an ideal staycation


Situated in the stunning New Forest National Park, Sandy Balls is the perfect place to escape the everyday and enjoy quality time with friends and family.

The resort boasts a wide range of facilities for guests to enjoy, including indoor and outdoor swimming pools; a spa; sauna and Jacuzzi; indoor soft play; an outdoor adventure playground; cycle centre; and horse-riding.

Plus, there are plenty of activities for all the family to enjoy including zorbing, archery, combat games and soccer school, as well as the opportunity to enjoy some wildlife encounters in the beautifully maintained woodland.

For the foodies the choice of restaurants ranges from Aubrey’s, which serves up a tasty menu of pizza, pasta, meat, fish and vegetarian dishes, to the Woodside Inn, which has a great selection of delicious pub grub complemented by a good wine list and some local real ales.

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For guests who decide to venture outside of Sandy Balls for the day, there’s a whole raft of attractions on the doorstep to explore, including Marwell Zoo, Beaulieu National Motor Museum, Peppa Pig World and the Blue Flag beaches of Bournemouth.

For more information or to book your South Coast getaway then please call 01442 50 88 50 or visit

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