New Forest on a budget

Family friendly beaches on the New Forest Coast

Family friendly beaches on the New Forest Coast

With a 100 miles of off road cycle routes, 143 miles of walking tracks and plenty of safe, sandy beaches you can experience for free, The New Forest is the ideal base for a budget holiday in the UK. Our regular choice of special offers and discounts can help you get the best price on your accommodation too! Family friendly accommodation options include a wide choice of holiday parks which often offer onsite leisure facilities and entertainment included in the price. Ideal for keeping the kids entertained in all weathers. Outdoor leisure activities don’t have to cost a fortune and there are plenty in The New Forest to choose from including water-sports, horse-riding and golf.

The New Forest hosts a wide choice of events and fairs throughout the year with free or nominal admission charges. Children can often attend free of charge or save money with special family tickets and deals. If you are holidaying in September, the annual Ringwood Carnival is a great day out for all the family with its wide range of stalls, floats and Grand Fireworks Display. Fordingbridge hosts an annual Summer festival set next to the River Avon, the entry fee is quite small for adults and kids go free!

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.