Valesmoor Farm

Holmsley Road, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 5TW

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  • Beach stays
  • Dogs
  • Peaceful stays

Why stay here ...

Valesmoor Farm, situated on the southern edge of the New Forest principally provides DIY livery facilities for 25 horses/ponies and their owners. We do not provide a purpose-built Club site.

Access to the site is off the B3058. While the entrance is wide, access is generally over a cattle grid, and down the driveway through our front garden towards the house.

The largest motorhomes are incongruous in such a setting, and those with twin-axle caravans may wish to approach us from the opposite direction and enter through the gate or over the cattle grid.

During the period from May to the end of October, for use as a Club Certificated Location, we release a large, slightly sloping, well-drained paddock, with electric hook-up points, adjacent to the back garden. Although there is considerable horsey activity elsewhere the site is quiet and peaceful and ideal for those who love animals, landscaped gardens and nature. Dogs and children, both well-behaved, are welcomed and there is plenty of play room. Pitches are allocated to optimise and ensure fairness of space provision.

Drinking water is available in the paddock and other amenities - shower, toilets, dustbins and chemical waste disposal point are in the vicinity of the house. When Club members arrive we personally show them round and invite them to drive to the forecourt to access these if this is more convenient. As one side of the paddock is lined by mainly mature oak trees, which attract wildlife, we also invite Club members to park further into the paddock if they so wish. The pitch price quoted is for four people.

The paddock is mown although a 'rough' area is left at the bottom for dog-owners' use. However, crossing the road provides direct Forest access for the latter, and the gently undulating New Forest landscape, which is covered by numerous conservation designations and provides opportunities for horse-riding and cycling. 'The Rising Sun' pub is within easy walking distance and children are welcomed.

There are supermarkets, cafes, etc., and public transport in New Milton which is a short drive away. Larger conurbations like Christchurch/Bournemouth or Southampton can be driven to in well under an hour and the Isle of Wight is easily reached from Lymington.

Extensive beaches some flat/sandy some pebble-strewn and others surmounted by cliffs are only a few miles away and like the local villages often provide historic features, e.g. Hurst Spit, and the wildlife lakes at Keyhaven which are historically associated with salt-mining.

Facilities on site ...

  • Battery charging
  • Dog walk from site
  • Drive over waste disposal for motorhomes
  • Information room
  • Recycling facilities
  • Shower (exclusive use)
  • TV reception: good
  • WC (exclusive use)

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0.75 acres

Electric amperage: 16

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Postcode:
BH25 5TW
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GPS:
Lat 50.786178 / Lon -1.663478
OS field ref:
SZ238985
OS map ref:
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Transport links

  • Daily public transport within 1 mile
  • Nearest train station: New Milton
  • Train station within 5 miles

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Valesmoor Farm
Had a slight difficulty communicating prior to arrival in getting booking confirmation by email. After that all fine and just the way we like a CL - a quiet field in lovely surroundings, lulled to sleep with the occasional whinny of the horses! Excellent facilities, COVID protocols clear and comprehensive. Liked the info pack emailed out beforehand and that you could pay by BACS then just get on with your stay. Location - near to pub (didn't go but it looked nice), access to walks and cycling galore. One corner of the field - Pitch 8 - gets a bit boggy but we exited ok. Highly recommended.

FarrowHX

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Reviewed on 18/06/2021 17:29

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Valesmoor Farm
Good welcome and lovely site Grand daughter loved going up to see the horses in the stables (keep behind the fence) and by the end knew all their name and fed most carrots with owners permission When that was not enough walk out of the gate and across the road are new forest ponies by the score Having been there on the hottest days of the year we went down to a shaded stream about half a mile away and along with about 20 others she had great fun -- especially when the stream gets taken over by horses or cattle in need of a drink A timeless scene which I remember from my child days in the forest Lovely flat site clean facilities great location If very hot try and book pitch under trees,as that shelters you from the sun up to midday

Rustic Angels

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Reviewed on 28/07/2018 15:14

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We'd previously stayed on the New Centenary site but decided to use a CL this year. We chose Valesmoor Farm as we'd seen the entrance when visiting the Rising Sun PH. Whilst you definitely need to take care on entering and exiting the site, once you are in the paddock we thought it was beautiful. On the whole it was very quiet and peaceful unless the horses were calling to each other or the grooms but it is a Livery Stables first and foremost so to be expected. Just be warned because it was a rude alarm call the first morning !! Pitches were very well spaced and the facilities were adequate and spotlessly clean. The shower was in the owners garage/workshop - there was an additional charge for this - 20p got you around 3 minutes but you could load it with more if you wanted longer. The toilet next door to the shower had a big sink and hot water geyser which hubby used for a shave. The workshop also had a big map, leaflets and lots of details for emergencies (doctors, dentists, vets, mobile caravan fitters). The shower and toilet was available from early morning to late evening and there was also a 24 hour toilet. Out of the gate and you're in the New Forest Park and the Rising Sun is a 10 minute walk. Fairly flat if you're into cycling or running. Ideal for walking our dog when we didn't take him to the local beaches. Lots of ponies and cattle wandering around but they didn't bother us at all. All in all we were very impressed and have booked again for next year.

chipmeister

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Reviewed on 24/07/2017 20:14

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Valesmoor Farm
We had 4 nights here in August. A warm welcome and a lovely big pitch. Peaceful site close to the New Forest and the coast. Clean toilets and showers and a nice bunch of people on site. Would happily stay here in our next visit

TUGGERJONES

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Reviewed on 15/09/2016 23:22

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We last stayed on here 5years ago its a good cl, Large field and plenty of room on pitches, forest just across the road and good pub within 200meters,shower and toilets basic but very clean what more could you ask, owners very friendly and Mr M very interesting when you get talking to him, cl is based in excellent location lots of walking or close to excellent beaches which some do allow dogs on, will definitely babe back again in the future.

bigchris

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Reviewed on 04/09/2016 16:42

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