Latest news from the estate – Holidays

Foodies Guide to The New Forest

There are a great number of things we love about The New Forest, but the selection of fine foods on offer has to be one of the best. Whether it’s eating out, visiting local farm shops and markets, or having the Heathfield caters come to you, one thing is certain: you and your guests won’t …

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Walking at Heathfield

Coast to Country Walks at Heathfield Estate

One of our favourite things about our coast-and-country location is the wide variety of walks which are available just a stone’s throw from the Heathfield Estate. Whether you fancy a coastal view, a rustic heathland ramble, or a wooded walk along well-made tracks, we’re sure we can find you something that’s just right. Most of the …

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Heathfield a Winter Retreat

A Perfect Winter Retreat

The spectacular houses of Heathfield Estate keep the magic of Christmas dreams alive. Sprinkled with sparkle, breath-taking wreaths adorn the grand entrance. Roaring log-fires light the rooms, as a layer of frost covers the ground outdoors. Heathfield Estate truly is a perfect winter retreat to while a few relaxed days away for a “cosy winter …

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History of the British seaside holiday

Looking back to the 18thCentury doctors would prescribe sea bathing as a beneficial aid to health. A trip to the seaside was a  privilege usually only afforded to the wealthy until the 1840’s, the huge expansion of the railway network saw the first package holidays with entrepreneur Thomas Cook arranging to take his first group …

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