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Sandy Balls Holiday Village

Five-star, award-winning facilities and the breath-taking forest on your doorstep - the ideal combination for a long weekend, midweek break or longer holidays.

Set in the beautiful New Forest, you will experience a new adventure every day. The Away Resorts holiday village has resident alpacas, a bush-craft school and a serene well-being spa, along with the usual holiday heroes of cycling and swimming. In addition to a variety of on-site facilities and activities, the location adds a little bit extra, with its winding paths leading to one stunning beauty spot after another.

There is a programme of activities for children and families of all ages and a calendar of special events throughout the year. And, with a choice of restaurants including the cosy Woodside Inn and Aubrey’s Forest Kitchen, plus a well-stocked Village Store dining and catering is made easy.

Sandy Balls Holiday Village has welcomed tens of thousands of guests since opening its doors more 100 years ago. Offering a superb range of quality accommodation, from Woodland Lodges, caravans and themed luxury accommodation – some equipped with their own hot tub! All based in the beautiful setting of the New Forest National Park.

Who to contact

0330 053 7000
Sandy Balls website
Social Media

Where to go

Sandy Balls Holiday Village
Children's Centre Areas



  • Aubrey’s Forest Kitchen
  • The Woodside Inn
  • Takeaway food
  • Starbucks
  • Village Store
  • Children’s menu available

Children & Infants

  • Family friendly, children welcome
  • Children's play area
  • Cots available
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchairs available
  • Children’s menu available

Establishment Features

  • Launderette
  • Adventure Playground
  • Dogs welcome
  • Launderette
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Linen provided
  • Open all year round including Christmas, New Year and bank holidays
  • Prior booking recommended
  • Public telephone
  • Public toilets
  • Regular evening entertainment
  • Village Store

 Leisure Facilities

  • Access to golf course
  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
  • Cycle hire
  • Onsite gym with fitness classes
  • Arcade
  • Spa
  • Adventure Playground
  • Soft Play Area
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Outdoor pool and patio
  • Private fishing rights
  • Sauna and jacuzzi
  • Regular children’s activities
  • Regular events and entertainment

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Room / Unit Features

  • Colour television in all rooms
  • Drying facilities in all units
  • Pets accepted in some units
  • Shaver point
  • Showers in all rooms
  • Beds made on arrival

Map & Directions

By Car

From the east, leave the M27 at Junction 1 signposted New Forest/Lyndhurst/Cadnam A337 and at the end of the slip road, take the third exit B3079 to Brook and then join B3078 to Fordingbridge.

From the west, follow the A31 to Ringwood until the turning onto the A338 to Fordingbridge, and then take the B3078 for about 2 miles.

From the north, follow the A338 through Salisbury to Fordingbridge and then take the B3078 to Godshill.

By Public Transport

The nearest station is Dean or Salisbury. From here you it would be recommended to arrange a taxi to pick you up and take you to park

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open all year round. Selected activities available dring Peak Season only.

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