In the heart of the county of Hampshire and extending onwards into the county of Wiltshire is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt areas of England, the New Forest. A New Forest holiday places a lot of emphasis on activity as there is so much to see and do in the area, whether you are young or old. A New Forest holiday rental house not only offers some spectacular views of the heathlands, forests and unspoilt countryside of the area but has all of the comforts of home to ensure that you have a relaxed and enjoyable time.
A New Forest holiday should certainly be the first choice for those who love getting stuck in to a variety of great outdoor activities. This includes activities such as walking, cycling, bird watching, horse riding, sailing, fishing, jet skiing, fly fishing, paddle boating, tennis, clay pigeon shooting, mountain biking and golf. With such a variety of wildlife, flowers and beautiful landscapes to tease the eyeballs, photographers, sketchers and painters will also love this kind of destination.
If you can prise yourself away from your wonderful New Forest holiday rental house then you will discover that there are some fantastic towns and cities to be discovered in the surrounding area. A half hour’s journey will bring you to the city of Southampton, which is where the famous ship Titanic started her disastrous maiden voyage. Amongst the attractions worth seeing in Southampton are the Museum of Archaeology, the maritime Museum and the Solent Sky Hall of Aviation. Visitors who go to the city during the month of September will also be able to see the renowned Southampton Boat Show where over 1,000 vessels of all shapes and sizes from around the world are put on display.
If you are considering reserving a fabulous New Forest holiday rental house then you will be privy to warm summers and mild winters. Generally the warmest months of the year to have a New Forest holiday are July and August when the daytime temperature is around 22°C. The cooler months of December and January see the temperature during the day fall to between 4° and 9°C. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 28 inches.
Travel to New Forest, England Travellers on a New Forest holiday will land at Southampton Airport (SOU) which is approximately 17 miles away from the area. Amongst the air operators offering cheap, regular flights are Eastern Airways and Flybe. Passengers can leave from various other UK airports such as Newcastle(NCL), Aberdeen (ABZ), Leeds (LBA), Liverpool (LPL) and Manchester (MAN).