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Short breaks in
Blackwood Forest, Hampshire

Blackwood Forest, a tranquil woodland escape just one hour from London, is the perfect place to get away from it all. Relax in one of 60 cabins dotted among the tall beech trees in a secluded corner of the forest.

  • Archery
  • Climbing
  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Relaxation
Our cabins at Blackwood Forest

Our Blackwood Forest location in Hampshire is set within a 270-hectare beech wood, carpeted in bluebells in the spring and bathed in golden hues in the autumn. Whether you stay with us for weekend breaks, short breaks, or 7-nights, here you can unwind and enjoy the unique Forest Holidays blend of natural wonders and life’s little luxuries.

Book with total confidence Clean, safe, and secluded cabins Award-winning forest breaks 96% of guests would stay again Hot tub included with every cabin
Book with total confidence Clean, safe, and secluded cabins Award-winning forest breaks 96% of guests would stay again Hot tub included with every cabin

What's nearby

From the city lights of London to the maritime history of Portsmouth; from Peppa Pig Land to the glorious South Downs; Blackwood Forest holidays offer a great base from which to discover and enjoy southern England.

What's on location at Blackwood Forest

Blackwood Forest’s 60 luxury cabins are deep in a 270 hectare beech forest in the rolling countryside of Hampshire. Our full range of architect-designed cabin accommodation includes the romantic Golden Oak Hideaway and magical Golden Oak Treehouse. When you arrive on-location make your way to the Forest Retreat, where you can shop, eat, drink, meet the team, and book your activities, including Forest Ranger adventures. There is also an exciting children’s play area.

The Blackwood Forest Retreat A hub of activity on our location

At the heart of our Blackwood Forest location is the Forest Retreat; the hub where you can meet our friendly team, who will to help you get the most out of your Forest Holiday.

The Forest Retreat received a big makeover in May 2015 giving it an exciting, fresh new look. A new menu has also been introduced which includes some of our classic favourites as well as lots of new culinary delights.

Your Forest Ranger at Blackwood Forest Take part in exciting activities with your expert of the forest

Blackwood Forest is home to our Forest Ranger, David. Having worked with conservation groups and as a lifetime Scout, David is an expert of all things wildlife and nature! Accompanying you on your Forest Ranger activities, David will show you all the hidden workings of the forest!

Meet your Blackwood Forest team On hand to make your holiday truly memorable

Your friendly reception team at the Forest Retreat are on hand to answer questions, offer holiday ideas and advice, and book activities for you. Your Forest Ranger, who is also based at the Forest Retreat, will teach you the secrets of the forest and its inhabitants. The whole team at Blackwood Forest are focused on making sure that you enjoy an extraordinary holiday.

Activities & extras

Choose from our selection of extras and activities to create your perfect holiday. Whether it’s the laid-back indulgence of an In-cabin spa treatment or a journey of discovery through the forest with the Forest Ranger, make your holiday special.

Blackwood Forest maps

Forest Holidays Blackwood Forest, Larkwhistle Farm Road, Micheldever, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 3BG

Sat-navs often direct to a farming company approx 500 metres down Larkwhistle Farm Road - please continue until you see sign posts for Forest Holidays.

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 51.183376. Longitude: -1.231886

For pre-travel enquiries and bookings call: 03330 110 495

For assistance during your stay call: 01962 774 754


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Our awards Award-winning accommodation at Blackwood Forest, Hampshire

Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

Tripadvisor Excellence Award 2019

Earned by only the top 10% of businesses on Tripadvisor, we have received this award for consistently great reviews from our guests.

Greenleaders Silver award

Tripadvisor GreenLeaders: Silver

The forest is at the heart of everything we do. This award recognises our commitment to green practices and to reducing our environmental impact.

Green Tourism gold award

Green Tourism: Gold

A strong commitment to going green shared with both staff and customers. Extensive use of ethical and local sourcing and is working to green its whole supply chain.

Beautiful South awards

The Beautiful South Awards

In the 2018 Beautiful South Awards, Blackwood Forest was awarded Silver in Dog-Friendly Business of the Year and Bronze in Self-Catering Accommodation of the Year!

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