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Make a holiday cottage in Milford on Sea your home away from home

As a group of islands, the United Kingdom has always had a close relationship to the ocean, and nowhere is this more true than in Milford on Sea. Once known simply as Milford, the town was first settled by the Saxons and completely situated inland; over time, however, the coast eroded so that by 1900, Milford had become a prosperous village bordering the coast. Today, few holiday locations in the area rival the town for its blustery walks, fine selection of bars and restaurants, and proximity to south England's attractions. Holiday cottages in Milford on Sea place visitors well within easy reach of these, and HomeAway's range of accommodation generally sleeps between 4 and 8 people. If looking for a less-than-traditional seaside village, consider booking some time in a Milford on Sea holiday cottage.

Things to do

-Beaches: As with most seaside villages, the main attraction at Milford on Sea is the beach and the ocean. The pebbly beach is well equipped with facilities like beach huts, an ice cream kiosk and toilets, and the promenade is a good place for a leisurely stroll. Fishing and crab catching are great ways to bag something for a delicious supper!

-Family activities: The area around Milford on Sea offers plenty of scenic walks, especially along the coastline from which the Isle of Wight can be seen on a clear day. If tourists want to try something different, however, geocaching can be great fun. A modern-day treasure hunt where players use GPS to locate hidden containers known as geocaches, there are several hidden in the Milford on Sea area.

-Nature: Less than a mile from Milford on Sea lies the hamlet of Keyhaven. This is not only a popular spot for yachting but the marshes with their abundant wildlife are a bird-watching mecca.

-Historical attractions: Just a mile of two southeast of Milford on Sea, visitors will find Hurst Castle, one of the forts that Henry VIII built as a defence against the French. Tourists can walk there or take a ferry from Keyhaven. Many people do both, travelling to the castle by ferry and then walking back, or vice versa.

-Food: Gastronomes should be sure to book a holiday home in Milford on Sea for the beginning of April, to coincide with Milford on Sea Food Week. During the event, tourists not only get to indulge in all the delectable treats on offer, but can also learn how to make them at one of the cookery classes. Stock up on provisions at the food market while the kids are kept busy: there are many events aimed specifically at young foodies-in-the-making.

-Sightseeing: From Milford on Sea it’s just a hop, skip and short ferry ride to the Isle of Wight. The ferry leaves from Keyhaven and takes passengers to Yarmouth, the gateway to attractions like Yarmouth Castle, The Needles, Brading Roman Villa and the Isle of Wight Zoo. Tourists may even consider booking holiday cottages in Milford on Sea following the Isle of Wight Festival: it's a great haven in which to recover from all that partying.

Weather in Milford on Sea

Milford on Sea, like most places in Hampshire, has a mild climate. Most rain falls in the winter months but there is rain throughout the year, with between 16 and 23 rainy days in a month. July and August see the warmest weather with average maximum temperatures of 22°C. In winter, the nights can be cold with the mercury often dropping down to 1°C.

Travel to Milford on Sea

Bournemouth International Airport is located a little over 13 miles west of Milford on Sea. From there, guests travelling from afar can reach Milford on Sea by bus or taxi. Alternatively, visitors may want to travel by train to Lymington, 3.5 miles from the village, or to New Milton, 3.7 miles away, and then get a taxi to Milford on Sea holiday cottages.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (8 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 3 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 6
    Cottage #6832874
    8
    Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (23 reviews)
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 2
      Apartment #6562572
      23
      Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.5/5
        (28 reviews)
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        • 3 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 6
        Cottage #417352
        28
        Viewed 97 times in the last 48 hours
          Wonderful! 4.9/5
          (16 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cabin #8159262
          16
          Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (27 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 2
            Apartment #8114127
            27
            Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.9/5
              (10 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cabin #1785394
              10
              Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                Exceptional! 5/5
                (6 reviews)
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                • 1 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 2
                Cottage #6889199
                6
                Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                  (14 reviews)
                  avg/night
                  • 3 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Separate Toilet
                  • Sleeps 6
                  House #8174346
                  14
                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 2
                    Apartment #8249073
                    2
                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                      (5 reviews)
                      avg/night
                      • 2 BR
                      • 2 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #1888343
                      5
                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 3 BR
                        • 2 BA
                        • Sleeps 6
                        Cabin #6855001
                        2
                        Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (8 reviews)
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                          • 3 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 6
                          Cottage #1023314
                          8
                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 4 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 7
                            Cottage #8162145
                            3
                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                              avg/night
                              • 4 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 8
                              Cabin #6730239
                              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Cabin #8089658
                                2
                                Viewed 201 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 3 BR
                                  • 2 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Caravan #6518688
                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Cottage #6901888
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Separate Toilet
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      House #8133644
                                      3
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 3 BA
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        Cottage #1872889
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Cottage #1866149
                                            • 4 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            Apartment #1981854
                                              • 3 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Cottage #1964366
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (21 reviews)
                                                avg/night
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                Apartment #8118158
                                                21
                                                Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                  (19 reviews)
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                  Cottage #8107544
                                                  19
                                                  Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (41 reviews)
                                                    avg/night
                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                    House #8156532
                                                    41
                                                    Viewed 115 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (33 reviews)
                                                      avg/night
                                                      • 4 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Separate Toilets
                                                      • Sleeps 9
                                                      House #8139509
                                                      33
                                                      Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                        (33 reviews)
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #6543077
                                                        33
                                                        Viewed 78 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (43 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Apartment #8059188
                                                          43
                                                          Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                            (21 reviews)
                                                            avg/night
                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Cottage #8058419
                                                            21
                                                            Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (35 reviews)
                                                              avg/night
                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              House #420589
                                                              35
                                                              Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (14 reviews)
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #6504470
                                                                14
                                                                Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (17 reviews)
                                                                  avg/night
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  Cottage #8166556
                                                                  17
                                                                  Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                    (18 reviews)
                                                                    avg/night
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Cabin #1893924
                                                                    18
                                                                    Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                      (9 reviews)
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                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                      House #8163848
                                                                      9
                                                                      Viewed 67 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (21 reviews)
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                        Cottage #6015701
                                                                        21
                                                                        Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                          (19 reviews)
                                                                          View details for price
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #6494275
                                                                          19
                                                                          Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (33 reviews)
                                                                            avg/night
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                                            Cottage #8099426
                                                                            33
                                                                            Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (33 reviews)
                                                                              avg/night
                                                                              • 5 BR
                                                                              • 4 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 10
                                                                              Cottage #8134794
                                                                              33
                                                                              Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                (14 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Cottage #8147682
                                                                                14
                                                                                Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (19 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                  Cottage #8139013
                                                                                  19
                                                                                  Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                    (14 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Chalet #8165490
                                                                                    14
                                                                                    Viewed 75 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                      (42 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                                                      House #8127983
                                                                                      42
                                                                                      Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                        (22 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 3 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                                                        House #8129793
                                                                                        22
                                                                                        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 5 BR
                                                                                          • 3 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 9
                                                                                          House #6898900
                                                                                          3
                                                                                          Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                            (11 reviews)
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #6525775
                                                                                            11
                                                                                            Viewed 58 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (15 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Apartment #6706595
                                                                                              15
                                                                                              Viewed 65 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (37 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                                                                House #407128
                                                                                                37
                                                                                                Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (12 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Cabin #8137487
                                                                                                  12
                                                                                                  Viewed 53 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (29 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #8147626
                                                                                                    29
                                                                                                    Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                      (17 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Cottage #6506402
                                                                                                      17
                                                                                                      Viewed 46 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Lovely apartment in a beautiful building

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Very well equipped, comfortable apartment with everything you need - would definitely stay there again.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Apartment with lovely sea views

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Just returned home - The apartment is positioned in a great location for beach, walks and amenities. We have had a fabulous holiday the first in England for many years as we usually go aboard. We had great weather and found some interesting places to walk such as the coastal walk to old Harry rock! Studland's beach, pub and oldest church, Dulston Castle/lighthouse. Took the steam train to Corfe Castle in a very pretty village. Bus service is brilliant open top bus and ferry crossing to sandy beach and Bournemouth and more. We have never packed so much in on a weeks holiday. People very friendly in the other apartments and when out and about. Limited carparkng on the front but had no problem getting a space. Booking was easy and straight forward and Philip answered questions very quickly. We would definitely book again. Thank you Phillip and Owners Direct.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017