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29 reviews
private rear garden
spacious double aspect master bedroom - this pic doesn't do it justice!
Roomy twin bedroom
shower
Ponies roam the forest freely
cyclists enjoying the marked trails
visit nearby 18th century Bucklers Hard
the cobbled quay at Lymington
fabulous autumn colours in the forest
ponies & deer roam freely
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire, England

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cdenning2...
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful accommodation in beautiful surroundings”
Reviewed 15 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Ducklings is an exceptionally well equipped and presented cottage with a lovely enclosed garden. The photos on the website are representative of the cottage. Good quality bedding and towels are provided.
Sway is a good location from which to explore the New Forest and there are some good places to eat in the area.
Would definitely return to Ducklings in the future.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
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june_baby...
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lived up to the good reviews”
Reviewed 15 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We enjoyed our stay in this well equipped, well located and comfortable cottage. The photos and descriptions are a good representation of the real thing.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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MPWarner
Dunstable, United Kingdom
1 review
“Top quality accommodation in excellent location”
Reviewed 14 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

This was our first trip to the New Forest. If you like contemporary immaculate surroundings with comfort then Ducklings is the place. We enjoyed having a garden as well. Lisa was very welcoming and informative but we felt we had complete privacy during our break. We found Ducklings brilliantly placed to visit areas we wanted to go to in the south without have to crawl through Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst each day but were pleasantly surprised how easy it was to reach anywhere in the whole of the New Forest. Highlights - Beaulieu Motor Museum, Lymington on the coast and don't miss a walk on the beach at Steamer Point and the deer Sanctuary at Bolderwood.

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Liked best: The flow of the open plan space downstairs
Liked least: we did have some problems keeping wi-fi/internet access
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Older travelers
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cher18646...
Swansea, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beautiful cottage in New Forest”
Reviewed 5 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Beautifully kept cottage style house in new forest.
Well kept and immaculately clean with everything you needed. A few little extras like a bottle of wine, fairy liquid which were much appreciated.
Lovely quiet village, central for visiting various areas of new forest.
Enjoyed a day in Beaulieu and Bucklers hard. Not too far from Poole, Bournemouth or the coast.
Hope to return one day for a longer stay.

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Liked best: Facilities and cleanliness
Liked least: Wi fi connection poor upstairs
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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ShazzaTwo
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Immaculate and cosy”
Reviewed 19 February 2016 for a stay in February 2016
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Just got back to London from Ducklings in Sway. Lisa the owner very welcoming and the property was lovely. Looks brand new, immaculate throughout. There is a small garden and set in quiet surroundings. The village of Sway is very quiet but has a few restaurants and pubs with local shops. Literally 500 yards down the road is the open nature reserve and wild ponies. Brockenhurst is a couple miles away and the coastline approx 5 miles away. You have the choice.... Would recommend Hare and Hounds for great pub grub. Big portions and good quality. I would definitely recommend this little gem of a holiday rental to friends.

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