Our small family run site of 20 Norwegian lodges are set within stunning ancient woodland. The woodland itself sits in the centre of South Winchester Golf Club on the south tip of Winchester just 3 miles from the city centre and conveniently 3 miles from junction 11 of M3 with excellent transport links to London, New Forest and South Coast.
Living area- The vaulted ceiling and exposed log walls of the open plan living dining area provide a relaxing and stylish room for relaxing and entertaining. An electric log burner effect stove provides a cozy and warm environment to kick back and unwind. The lodges are heated throughout and are lovely and warm even when its chilly outside. The living area leads out onto a large private decked balcony with views out onto the ancient woodland and private putting green.
Multi media- Large LCD flat screen TV and DVD player in the Lounge area and another located in the master bedroom. A stylish Bluetooth speaker system is also available in the living area. Free WiFi access is available in every lodge.
Kitchen- The lodge offers a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, fridge, freezer, oven and washing machine. A complimentary tea tray with locally produced, handmade biscuits from the Little Bee Bakery and a selection of teas and coffee are provided for your arrival. In addition, a delicious breakfast box awaits you with locally sourced eggs, bacon and sausages to ensure the perfect start to your stay with us.
Bedrooms- The two bedrooms are light and airy and with beautiful soft furnishings and luxury bed linen and towels. The ensuite master bedroom can be either be arranged as two singles beds or a super king bed, the second bedroom is a twin room with two single beds. The master bedroom has the added benefit of a flat screen TV. Hairdryers are also provided in each bedroom.
Bathrooms- All our lodges offer two bathrooms, a family bathroom with bath and over head shower as well as an ensuite shower room. Soft fluffy towels are provided as well as luxury, locally produced toiletries from Lavender Log Barn.
Outside and access
All our lodges have a private decked balcony opening out from the living area with views of the ancient woodland or guest putting green. Outdoor furniture, putters and golf balls are provided for guests to enjoy our putting green during their stay. Each lodge has its own BBQ stand suitable for use with a disposable BBQ pack. BBQ utensils and lighters are provided.
All our lodges are accessed via a ramp from the private parking area. Once inside the accommodation is arranged over one level.
Private parking for two cars is by the front door of each lodge. Some overflow parking is also available on site on request.
To make your arrival as easy as possible all major supermarkets deliver to our lodges. We are also just 2 miles from a Sainsbury's supermarket and local butcher and bakery (Oliver's Battery). If you would rather take a break from cooking why not book one of our delicious meals offer on our 'dinners to your door' menu. Or book a beautiful English afternoon tea on arrival, served on bone china and three tiered cake stand. (menus available on request)
Winchester is fast becoming a foddies mecca, Rick Steins, River cottage Canteen, Raymond Blanc- Brasserie Blanc, Black Rat (1 Michelin star), Chesil Rectory (voted 3rd most romantic restaurant in UK), Wykeham Arms (voted best town pub in UK), The Plough, Sparsholt (multi award winning country pub) to name but just a few. Winchester offers a fantastic range of restaurants to suit all tastes, budgets and occasions
Children are very welcome to stay and our lodges are the perfect safe environment for children and parents to enjoy a stay with us. For our little guests, travel cots, bed guards and highchairs can be provided free of charge on request. The open area around lodges and our putting green as well as the beautiful ancient woodland provide a fantastic location for kids to play and explore in the safety of our family friendly site. Should you book one of our Plus lodges with hot tubs, a cover is fitted to the tub for when it's not being used so your little ones will be safe.
Should you want to get out and explore the Winchester and surrounding areas there are a wealth of attractions on our door step. From Pepper Pig World (15 mins), Marwell Zoo, activity centre and play barn(15 mins), Winchester Intec Science Centre (10 mins), Beaulieu Motor Museum (25 mins) and much much more!
Set in the middle of South Winchester Golf Club we have the privilege to be able to offer guests access to the Championship Golf Course and fantastic bar and restaurant facilities within just a short stroll down the 18th fairway from your front door. Discounted guest green fees can be booked directly with us, all guests have access to the lovely lake side restaurant and family friendly bar area and sun terrace. The club also offers a short game practice area and driving range for the keen golfer. Don't forget if you just fancy trying your hand at a bit of golf our guest putting green located at the heart of our site is for all to enjoy old and young, golfer or novice!
We have a number of dog friendly lodges so you are welcome to bring your furry friends along for a holiday too. Located on the edge of the South Downs National Park and set in woodland there are some fantastic walks on the doorstep of your lodge. Dog gates can also be provided on request to secure the outside area of the balcony. Please note maximum of 2 dogs per property, supplement applies. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept any other pets.
Groups and Celebrations
If you are planning a group break our lodges offer flexible and affordable accommodation and the Golf Club House (just a 5 minute walk away) offers a great venue for a drinks reception, a group meal or function. We are also just 3 miles from the city center of Winchester with all its restaurants and bars, if you would like more information regarding a suitable venue for your group please contact a member of our staff for recommendations and further information. Our lodges are suitable for a maximum of four or six people, for insurance reasons our lodges are not suitable to host a larger group meal or get-together under one roof.
Please note that we charge a fully refundable damage deposit of £250 on bookings of 2 lodges or more, providing there is no damage to the lodge on check out. With regret we are unable to accommodate Hen and Stag parties or larger single sex groups of 6 or more people.