The Local Area


                        ACACIA  COTTAGE  B & B

                                Iris & Richard Slee

               88 Wainsford road , Everton, SO41 0UD

            01590 641495

     The Local Area

   If you are looking for an area to suit all tastes - this is the ideal place.

   Not only are we a mile or so from the New Forest National Park but we are also equally close to the beautiful South Coast with views of the Isle of  Wight and westwards towards Bournemouth and the Purbeck Hills.

   The New Forest is a short distance away with its wild ponies and deer, extensive walks and cycle tracks. It also has many picturesque villages with tearooms and pubs offering an excellent selection of food.

    Milford on Sea

  - is about a mile or so away and is a popular village with a village green and a good selection of shops and a variety of restaurants and pubs to suit all tastes. Not far from the village is the sea front with car parks, a cafe and a shingle beach. From the promenade you can walk half a mile to Hordle Cliff with its beach huts set in the cliff and glorious views of the Isle of Wight icluding the famous Needles.

Looking west is Hengistbury Head and the Pubeck Hills. nearby Keyhaven is a popular place for sailing and also for birdwatching as there are extensive footpaths around the tidal salt marshes.

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  - with its Quay, marinas and a good selection of shops, tearooms and resraurants, also has a very popular (High) street market on Saurdays.

 Coastal walks from the marina have wonderful views of the Isle of Wight. There is a car ferry link service from Lymington to Yarmouth on the Isle for which we can book tickets.We are 10 mins away from the terminal. For more information go to


  - is about 6 miles west and is a bustling market town with a beautiful harbour and Priory. Nearby on the far side is Hengistbury Head with many lovely walks and  magnificent views from the top overlooking the harbour and the sandspit with famous beach huts.



  - with its equally famous sandy beach lies about 15 miles to the west and has all the facilities of a large town including he Bornemoith International Centre (the BIC) ,many cinemas and lovely pleasure gardens

              The beach at Milford on Sea


                The Cobbles at Lymington 

                    Ponies in the New Forest