The Bothy is situated on the Northern end of the New Forest National Park, ten miles from the end of the M3 , 11 miles from Salisbury and 20 minutes from Bournemouth  beach.

The Bothy is surrounded by open Forest and has direct forest access onto the thousands of acres of commons and heathlands  that make up the New Forest.

There are several local pubs and restaurants that are worth a visit including the renowned Three Lions Restaurant .

Local attractions include;

Watersports and archery at