A Perfect Winter Retreat

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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 escape.”

Christmas Dining at Heathfield House

Adding to the magic of this festive season, private caterers are available to provide festive menus for opulent dinner parties. Whether you are searching for a unique party venue or an intimate setting in which to host your festive celebration, Heathfield Estate has a luxurious selection of lavishly decorated spaces, which can be specially tailored to create your ideal winter wonderland.

From traditional Christmas markets to magical ice rinks, the New Forest is filled with a plethora of festive activities throughout the winter months. Tis’ the season to step outside in your winter warmers and truly embrace the crisp fresh air.

Ice Skating at Bournemouth Christmas Wonderland
Ice Skating at Bournemouth Christmas Wonderland

The hustle and bustle of Bournemouth Christmas Market runs from the 15th November to the 1st December. Enjoy a dazzling light display of over 100-glittering trees, the very best local retail and catering goods, skate on the open-air ice rink or take refuge in the Alpine lodge. This is the perfect destination to enjoy hot, cold and mulled drinks with your family, friends, work colleagues or partner.

Travel back in time to 1889 at Beaulieu Museum and discover what family members would have been doing during the festive season. This is the perfect rainy day activity, for you and your loved ones.

Exbury Gardens hosts the largest Christmas event in the New Forest. Explore over 100 of the very best festive traders, with all kinds of extraordinary gifts to purchase and a myriad of tasty local produce to try. Enjoy this fantastic and traditional family day-out from the 7th-8th December.Winter Markets in Dorset and Hampshire

Learn about the inner-workings of Ringwood Brewery on a magical tour. Enjoy a complimentary drink, taste the malted barleys and witness the fermentation process. Listed as the #1 top attraction in Ringwood, don’t be afraid to take the kids!

Enjoy the thrill of a spectacular theatre production at Bournemouth Pavilion. Aladdin will be showcased from the 7th December 2019 to the 5th January 2020. The X Factor’s Amelia Lily and EastEnders Richard Blackwood will join the stage to deliver a show packed full of everything you could want in a pantomime.

Christmas at Heathfield Dating back to 1856, Bournemouth Pier is a vast attraction with panoramic views of the Dorset coastline. Enjoy its traditional arcades, miniature golf and Ferris wheel. Adrenaline junkies can spend the festive period visiting its climbing centre, zip wire or vertical drop slide!

Children can follow very friendly elves and playful polar bears through a magnificent snowy walkway, to meet a very special visitor. From the 23rd November to the 24th December at Stewarts, real reindeer are also a welcome addition to this exciting attraction.

Want to book a stay? Prices and availability can be found at https://heathfieldestatenewforest.co.uk/book-now/

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