Brockenhurst - a picture perfect village
Nestled in the New Forest, this idyllic village has more than its fair share of gorgeous scenery. With ancient thatched cottages, cosy pubs and old-world charm, it's a lovely place to while away the hours. And don't be surprised to see ponies, cows, deer and donkeys roaming the main shopping street.
Don't miss the Rhinefield Ornamental Drive
The countryside surrounding the village will take your breath away. See giant redwood trees, rhododendrons and azaleas on the drive along Rhinefield Road. In summer, families take picnics to the area known as Brock Beach, a beauty spot overlooking the Lymington River. Little ones can splash around in the shallow water while mums and dads catch some rays on the shingle.
Vintage vehicles and city sights
At Nearby Beaulieu National Motor Museum, go behind the scenes of Top Gear and enjoy a pod ride taking you through 100 years of motoring history. If you're attending an event in Southampton, looking for some retail therapy or want to see the city's attractions such as the SeaCity Museum, you can be there in under 15 minutes by taking the train from Brockenhurst station.
Planning a trip to Brockenhurst? Travelodge Stoney Cross Lyndhurst is in the heart of the New Forest, while Travelodge Southampton Central is a great base for the city and surrounding countryside.