Spend a lovely weekend in the delightful county of Hampshire to experience and enjoy some glorious driving, whilst touring the beautiful and historic New Forest, Britain’s newest National Park. Bought to you in association with Classic Travelling.
The New Forest, created in 1079 as a hunting ground by William the Conqueror, has much to see with its pretty woodlands, open heath and lovely coastline. Stay in a charming country house hotel with a fabulous spa. The tour will also include visits to other Hampshire attractions, including National Trust properties, stunning gardens and a tour of the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu.
Drive deep into the heart of the New Forest, Hampshire to your beautiful spa hotel for a two night stay.
After a delicious breakfast, drive to the beautiful village of Beaulieu, home to the National Motor Museum. Enjoy a tour of the cars, palace, and grounds.
Explore the 200-acre grounds of the captivating Exbury Gardens. They are renowned for the azaleas and rhododendrons, as well as the beautiful autumn colours. There is something to see all year round.
Continue on to visit the unique village of Buckler’s Hard, on the banks of the Beaulieu River, and discover its distinguished ship-building history.
Drive down the coast to Lymington and then return to your hotel.
Discover the ornamental drive past Rhinefield House and onto Linwood and Mockbeggar. Head north on small, out-of-the-way lanes to Fordingbridge. Visit the Roman Villa at Rockbourne and then onto Breamore House. This fascinating Elizabethan Manor also has an excellent countryside museum. This part of the Forest is always pretty quiet and secluded.
Drive through Lover and Hamptworth and south to Fritham and Stoney Cross. The tour finishes in Lyndhurst.
Dates: This tour can be taken at any time to suit you. (purchase via Classic Travelling website, link below)
Duration: 2 days/2 nights
Tour Book Price: £20 for a pdf copy, emailed (during working hours) to you to print at home
What’s included in your tour book:
- Detailed narrative route directions (easy to follow), along with maps showing the route.
- Hotel and restaurant information, along with lunch/tea/coffee recommendations
- Information on the many places to visit and things to do and see in the areas you will pass through.
- A little bit of history on the area you’re visiting.
For more information, and to order your PDF tour book, please click the button below. We can then organise your sports car for whenever you wish to take the tour.New Forest driving tour more info and booking, click here