Hurst Castle, Keyhaven

Places to Visit

Milford on Sea is situated between the beautiful beaches of the South Coast and the serenity of the New Forest to the north; Bournemouth and Hardy’s Dorset lie to the west and the great seaports of Southampton and Portsmouth to the east. With such a prime location there is plenty for visitors to see and do. In the cottage you will find an up-to-date Information Folder with brochures and recommendations. Here are some examples:

Houses & Gardens

  • Broadlands (Mountbatten Estate) - Romsey
  • Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway - Exbury
  • Braxton Gardens - Milford
  • Kingston Lacy – Wimborne
  • Spinners Gardens - Lymington
  • Compton Acres - Poole
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Museums & Historic Buildings

  • The New Forest Museum and Visitor Centre - Lyndhurst
  • National Motor Museum, Beaulieu Palace and Abbey  - Beaulieu
  • Sammy Miller Motor Cycle Museum – New Milton
  • Breamore House & Museum – Fordingbridge
  • Calshot Castle - Calshot
  • Highcliffe Castle - Highcliffe
  • Hurst Castle - Keyhaven
  • HMS Victory & Naval Dockyard - Portsmouth
  • The Tank Museum - Bovington
Braxton Gardens, Milford
Exbury Steam Railway, Exbury
National Motor Museum, Beaulieu

Other Attractions

  • Saturday Market - Lymington
  • Sunday Market - Wimborne
  • Moors Valley Country Park - Ringwood
  • Puffin Cruises - Lymington
  • Paultons Park - Ower
  • Bucklers Hard (Nelson’s boatyard) - Beaulieu
  • Mudeford Quay (crab fishing) & ferry to Hengistbury Head
  • Calshot Activities Centre – Calshot
  • Alpine Adventure Park – Christchurch
  • Adventure Wonderland – Hurn
  • Lulworth Cove & Castle - Lulworth

Restaurants & Bistros

  • Smugglers Inn - Milford
  • Westover Hall Hotel - Milford
  • South Lawn Hotel - Milford
  • Cliff House Hotel - Barton on Sea
  • The Crown Inn - Everton
  • Stanwell House Hotel - Lymington
  • Chewton Glen Hotel – New Milton
  • The Montagu Arms Hotel – Beaulieu


    And dozens more…