New Forest Experiences

Archery, laser shooting, yoga, cycling, massage & spa treatments, cookery or cocktail-making classes, or even a casino or murder mystery evening—just some of the many fun things you can do at Heathfield!

But if you can tear yourself away from the log fires, cinema room and beautiful grounds, there is plenty to do. The New Forest National Park is on your doorstep, with some of England’s most beautiful and historic countryside easily accessible by foot or car.

Whatever activities you’d like to do to make the most of your corporate retreat in the beautiful New Forest, our Estate Manager is on hand to help you organise every aspect of your stay.


    Connect with the great outdoors and enjoy a day’s archery • Clay pigeon shooting • High ropes • Horse-riding• Cycling • Hiking and much more in the beautiful surroundings of the New Forest National Park. Our Estate Manager can advise about how to arrange for some on-site activities, or help you to book local outdoor activities at a selection of local providers.

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    Try something new or brush up your skills with a qualified instructor at one of the many sailing schools and water sports activity centres along the Dorset coast • Charter a boat and experience the British coast from the sea • Learn to sail • Wind-surf • Water-ski • Jet-ski.

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    A holiday wouldn’t be a holiday without a little pampering. Our Estate Manager can recommend local beauty and hair salons or she can advise on how to arrange for therapists to visit you at Heathfield. Relax in the tranquil surroundings of Heathfield House and enjoy a spa treatment in the luxury of your own holiday home.

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    Dorset and Hampshire are both well-known for their historic ties with sailing, ship-building and seafaring. Visit Buckler’s Hard for a unique insight into ship-building throughout the ages. Enjoy old-fashioned seaside entertainment in Bournemouth or Poole, and travel westwards along the coast to explore the ancient Jurassic Coast.

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    The area around Heathfield is host to a number of high quality restaurants, ranging from traditional village pubs to Michelin starred dining. Different styles of cuisine are available in all the surrounding area.

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    Heathfield is located in the New Forest National Park, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The National Park is made up of ancient woodland and heaths, where wild ponies and horses, deer and other wildlife live in peace and tranquillity. You can explore the New Forest on foot, by bike or on horseback, choosing which route you wish to follow and how far you wish to go. Our Estate Manager will be happy to help you to plan your walks or arrange bike hire or hacks on horseback.