"Thank you for all the arrangements for the above booking - we had a lovely time at The Bend and thought it was a really nice property." by Karen A from Kent

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"Many thanks for the fantastic weekend. The house was perfect." by Tim G from London

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"We were extremely pleased with the house and garden and hope to organise another visit - maybe next year. The garden and all the toys provided were appreciated by all." by Roselle B from Berkshire

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"All of my family thought that The Bend was an excellent house for a holiday and beautifully presented. We really enjoyed ourselves." by Matt B from Hants

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"A fantastic home for a family reunion, brilliant for the children to roam and play, wonderful for the adults to relax. Thank you!" by The Webbs from New Zealand

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"We all had a great weekend thank you, and the weather was particularly warm which helped. Everyone had a great time and really loved the house, thank you." by John T from Kent

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"We had a fantastic time at The Bend over Christmas. The accommodation was perfect for our mixed age group and everyone was very impressed with the decor and high spec of all equipment, etc. Thank you very much!" by Anne P from Dorset

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"We had a wonderful time at The Bend and the weather was perfect for getting out and about, cycling & walking. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to friends and family and would certainly look to be returning in the not too distant future." by Sandie J from London

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"A wonderful house that made for a well placed base to explore the New Forest. Thank you for sharing your house." by Sandra S from London

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"Wonderful accommodation for our mixed age group (3 - 95). We've had a lovely time together over Christmas - a rare treat to fit everyone under one roof. Thanks. The Bend has been beautifully modernised and equipped - congratulations!" by AP from Dorset

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Surrounding Area

The long golden sandy beaches of Poole are forty minutes away by car.

Bournemouth is a lively, attractive resort with an excellent choice of restaurants, clubs, cinemas and shows.

From Poole one can catch a car ferry across the narrow opening of the world’s second largest natural harbour to the isle of Purbeck, and probably the best beaches in the area at Studland, owned by the National Trust.

From here one can visit Corfe Castle and take a journey on the steam railway to Swanage.

Lymington is about 20 minutes drive, a beautiful, Georgian market town; Lymington is world renown as a sailing resort. On Saturday a market is held in the High Street which is worth a visit.

From Lymington you can catch the ferry to Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight where you can enjoy the lovely harbour and many pubs and restaurants.

From Yarmouth you can spend many hours exploring the many activities and attractions the Isle of Wight.