The Loft in the Forest
Luxury self catering in the New Forest
Guests' comments

Here we have copied guests comments from our visitors book.

Whether it was a birthday weekend, an anniversary weekend, an engagement weekend, a midweek break or longer holiday, all our guests have written appreciative comments such as 'perfect setting', 'perfect hideaway', 'beautiful location', 'wonderfully relaxing and peaceful break'.

We hope that you will come and see if you agree with them!

"Our eighth visit and we still enjoy the Loft as much as the first. Lovely place and wonderful attention to detail. We always have such a wonderful time. Hoping we will have a ninth visit!" Gary and Julie - October 2018

"Our second visit to this wonderful place. Thanks very much, David and Debbie" Wendy and Phil - August 2018

Our 4th visit to the 'Loft in the Forest' and still as wonderful as the first. Lovely accommodation and all the little special extras. Thank you Debbie and David for a wonderful break. Hope to be back again."
Suzanne and Ian - July 2018

"A beautiful place in beautiful surroundings. We really enjoyed our stay and thankyou for all the little surprises. Hope to come back to enjoy the pool in better weather."
James and Finella - June 2018

"Once again an lovely stay at the Loft. David and Debbie are fantastic hosts."
Emma and Richard - May 2018

A very wet Easter weekend but all lovely and cosy in the Loft. Saw Dippy the dinosaur which Sid dreamt about peeping through the sky-light!" Sid and Christina - April 2018

"Perfect accommodation in a lovely setting. Everything provided to a high standard. Thank you."
Trudi and Tony - February 2018



"Lovely to be back and to see the forest in winter with sunny frosty morning and then being all cosy in the storm."  Sid and Christina - December 2017







"Thanks for a great week in the Forest. Lots of lovely walks, great food, enjoyed the local pubs and fantastic Autumn weather. Thanks for thinking of the little things - torches (and spare batteries), parking disc and welcome pack."  Judith and Peter - October 2017

"4th visit here and still as wonderful. Thank you for this beautiful little place and for all the finishing touches that make it extra special. Champagne was very much appreciated! We will miss this place to  come and rest." Trevor and Emma - September 2017


"Just as lovely as we remembered from previous visits, so lovely to be back to enjoy it. Perfect. Thank you!"  Chris and Sid - September 2017

"Such a welcome.  A beautiful retreat. Thank you."
Ruth and Chris - September 2017

"Perfect, lovely location. Used the bikes and pool. Saw Bullfinch, Blackcap and ponies from the balcony. Recommend the disused railway for a walk. Weather sunny. Thank you."
Jackie and Steve - August 2017"Our third visit to the Loft. What a wonderful place to celebrate our 33rd wedding anniversary. We had such a wonderful time. Thank you David and family for a wonderful stay. Hope you are still here next year so we can come again." Suzanne and Ian - July 2017

"Our first stay - just perfect! Accommodation was superb. Just what we needed for a lovely break away."
Emma and Mike - June 2017

"1st visit and was not disappointed. Amazing accommodation, brilliant location.Thank you. Would not hesitate to recommend to others or make a return visit."
Dawn and Steve - May 2017

"Our first time here. A lovely place for a break with peace and the forest to explore."
Jack and Alison - April 2017 

"Our second time at the Loft and as lovely as our first visit. Beautiful in every way! Thank you so much."
Mark and Christa - April 2017

"This is a little piece of heaven! 1st class accommodation and a superb welcome pack - what more could we ask for! Love it - thank you."
Carol and Rob - February 2017

"4th visit for us. 1st class as always! Thanks.x."
John and Donna - February 2017

Our fourth stay at the Loft and as ever it was perfect. Thank you so much for all of the great holidays." Gemma, Dan and Phoebe - February 2017

"Thank you for a lovely relaxing few days in this lovely cosy Loft. All the little touches make such a difference! Sure we will be back! Thanks again."
Kat and Matt - October 2016

"Lovely few days away celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary. Beautiful accommodation and the little extras made it really special. Thank you so much." 
Teresa and Karl - September 2016

"Our second visit and as good as the first time. If we had the money we would buy it! #Perfect!"
Andy and Nicola - September 2016

"What a brilliant place. David and Debbie have thought of everything! The welcome pack was a lovely surprise, thank you very much."
Donna and Gary - September 2016

"Beautiful location, wonderful hosts and fantastic accommodation! The welcome package was so thoughtful and a lovely surprise - many thanks!" 
Catherine and Joel - September 2016

"Absolutely perfect. The Loft is amazing - had everything we could wish for including a lovely welcome package. This really is a hidden gem, so beautiful and tranquil. Looking forward to our next visit."
Ron and Helen - August 2016

"Beautiful and tranquil few days. Thank you for your fantastic hospitality." 
Mike and Jenna - August 2016

"Our third visit in a little over a year! I don't think we will ever tire of turning in to Bisterne Close knowing how close we are to the Loft. A fantastic holiday as always. Thank you all so much."
Gemma and Dan - August 2016

"How lovely to be staying up in the treetops with the owls... loved everything. Thank you."
Alyson and Emily - July 2016

"Our second visit here and just as enjoyable as the first - you make us feel so welcome and with all the extras you provide make it a wonderful holiday. Hope to be back again. Thank you."
Suzanne and Ian - July 2016 

"Had a great time. Very tranquil spot. Super place to chill out. Accommodation is excellent" 
Ann and Terry - July 2016

"This is our 5th stay over the past 5 years and as always a wonderful time and enjoyed the pool for the first time! Such a lovely place to stay and already looking forward to the 6th!" 
Gary and Julie - June 2016

"Yet another lovely stay and I am sure we will be back again. As ever the Loft has everything you could need. So lovely to be able to use the pool this time too. Visited Brockenhurst, Lymington and Poole  and really enjoyed local walks. Brilliant relaxing holiday."
Ange and Chris - June 2016

"A wonderful stay in a truly stunning location. The Loft was absolutely perfect for us, everything we could have wanted was provided for us, which was not expected but very much appreciated and so thoughtful. Despite the weather we've both had a perfect relaxing stay away from the hustle and bustle of a town. Thank you so much for a restful weekend, looking forward hopefully to a second visit." Gregg and Jo - May 2016

"An absolutely amazing stay in this fantastic Loft - it couldn't have been more perfect. Picturesque location in the woods, beautifully furnished with everything we could have possibly wanted and a superb 'welcome package' with some delicious treats and essential items. We couldn't fault it - thank you so much! The perfect setting to get engaged!!"  Heather and Chris - April 2016

"Our second visit and despite the first being so wonderful, it didn't disappoint. Beautifully quiet, the loft is fabulously supplied and finished. A haven of tranquility and luxury in the forest!"
 Penny and Chris - March 2016

" Beautiful! The Loft is gorgeously presented, perfectly clean and full of lots of wonderful surprises. (Even specially tailored for dietory requirments). Thank you for a brilliand week, all the extra efforts you have made were truly appreciated. Would recommend to everyone!"  Kirsty and Phil - March 2016

" 3rd visit for us and perfect once again. Lovely stock of gorgeous items in the fridge/cupboard. We always leave here relaxed and refreshed. Looking forward to stay no.4. Thank you." Donna and John - January 2016

" The Loft is simply incredible. David and family have thought of everything and the welcome pack is the best we've ever had - beyond belief! Thank you so much - we would love to visit again."
Diane and Craig - January 2016

" Our second visit to the Loft which was just as fantastic as the first. Everytime we come through the door it feels as though we have come home. Thank you so much." 
Gemma and Dan - January 2016

" Our third visit and as wonderful as ever. We were here to celebrate our 3rd Anniversary and it couldn't have been more special. We feel like this is our second home!" 
Scott and Jacqui - January 2016

" Thank you for another fantastic stay at the Loft. A great place for a calm relaxing Christmas, The Christmas tree and presents were a lovely personal touch. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year." 
Emma and Richard - December 2015

"Another lovely week in this beautiul area (our third). Good weather for December, very mild. Discovered Blashford Lakes, great for birdwatching and walking (The Avon Valley Path). Recommend the Cider Pantry for lunches and the White Buck for dinner. The pub (Old Beams) at Ibsley also did good lunches. Bike rides and walks in the forest always great (if messy). Recommend 'Rosie Lee's Tearoom in Brockenhurst for lunches and teas. Also lovely walks by the coast from Lymington and Keyhaven. Many thanks."  Sandra and Ron - December 2015

"We came to relax as we have a busy stressful life and it was perfect. The welcome pack and all the thoughtful touches made us feel extremely spoilt. Thank you."  
Janette and Mark - October 2015 

" Wonderful honeymoon, thank you! Complete relaxation - just what we needed after the excitement of the wedding." 
Ange and Chris - October 2015

"Second time at the Loft and just as brilliant as the first! Perfect accommodation.Thank you to the Williams family. Hope to return again!"  
Rachael and Chris - October 2015

"Immaculate accommodation. Everything was just perfect. Thank you for a great stay." 
Mark and Caroline - October 2015

"Lovely little hideaway to escape 'life'. Great location, beautiful decor with lovely treats. Great for cycling and the pool is warm. Recommend the White Buck Inn. We'll be back!"  
Sarah and Lawrance - September 2015

" Another lovely break, great accommodation and lovely touches. Amazing location, loved it."  
Linda and Alan  - September 2015

"Thank you for a lovely 5* spa break! The accommodation and facilities far outweigh expectation. Your attention to detail is admirable. We had a fantastic weekend."  
Emma and Richard - September 2015

"Amazing accommodation, beautiful location, unexpected welcome treats a really lovely touch. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and will definitely be returning. Thank you for an amazing holiday." 
 Meri and Stephen - August 2015

"Another lovely stay in the Loft. A perfect way to spend the Bank Holiday weekend. A firm favourite of ours, we will be back again."  
Alex and Rob - August 2015 

"After a horrible journey we opened the door and Wow! Wow!Wow! A fantastic place. We are already planning our second visit. The Williams family have thought of everything. Thank you."  
Ikericia and Jason - August 2015 

"Superb accommodation. Explored the forest on bikes & relaxed in the pool. Welcoming champagne and treats were enjoyed very much. Thanks very much. Would love to return."  
Phil and Wendy - August 2015 

"A perfect pleace to stay - woodland & heath on the doorstep, ponies in the lane and a beautiful, luxury place to stay. Even the rain didn't mar the stay. Thank you for making it so special."  
Jacqui - August 2015

"Amazing weekend. Love the attention to detail. We will come again."  
Martyn and Lucy - August 2015

"Thank you so much for a fantastic stay. You really have thought of everything to make it a wonderful break. We will be recommending you to all our friends."   
Kerrie and Ian - July 2015 

"Really lovely break. What a peaceful place! Excellent hospitality - very thoughtful touches." 
Ella, David and baby Eden - July 2015

"Our first visit to the New Forest and certainly it won't be our last. Accommodation is perfect and we would like to thank Debbie and David for their hospitality and allowing us to use the Loft in the Forest, it was amazing. Thank you."  
Suzanne and John - July 2015

" Truly lovely holiday. You have thought of everything. Looking forward to our return."
Angela and Paul - July 2015

"Exquisite accommodation and generous hospitality. Had a very relaxing stay. Beautiful Location."
Tony and Irena - June 2015

"Thank you for your fabulous hospitality amongst such beautiful surroundings! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Your facilities are second to none and I feel sure that we will be back soon!"
Brooke and Toby - June 2015

" Fantastic accommodation, amazing extra touches, wonderful site. Always stayed in s/c accommodation. - this has been the best. Will be back."
Ian and Suzanne - June 2015

"Wow! Brilliant! Amazing! We don't want  to go home! Can we stay please?"  
Vicky, Beverley and Isabelle - May 2015

"A wonderful location, lovely accommodation and the amazing extra touches made for a perfect stay! Thank you so much. we will definitely be back again."
Matthew and Johanna - April 2015

" Lovely relaxing weekend, perfect for studying too!  Thanks so much."
Cath - April 2015

" A real 'home from home'. Thank you. A lovely weekend."
Phil and Sue - April 2015

" Fantastic, everything we could have hoped for. Thank you!"  
Marcus and Nancy - March 2015

"Thank you Debbie, Dave and family for another relaxing weekend far from the Madding Crowd and for all the treats awaiting us.Our second visit, still as good as the first. See you again soon."  
Dave and Dawn - March 2015

"Every little last touch was perfect. The best s/c accommodation we've ever experienced. Thank you."  
Penny and Chris - February 2015

" Would like to be here in warmer weather but cosy accommodation."  Lynne and Trevor - February 2015

"Our second visit to the 'Loft' and once again it has been delightful.We managed two long bike rides through the forest as well as numerous visits to National Trust or HHA properties plus walks by the coast. Loved the ponies and the Autumn colours. Wonderful!"  
Sandra and Ron - November 2014

"Delightful accommodation, superb 'extra touches' made this short stay memorable. Loved the bicycle, peace and quiet. 5 star, highly recommended."  
Elaine and Roger - October 2014

"Thank you, the accommodation is excellent, especially the little extras. We had the most wonderful holiday. We hope to visit the Loft in the Forest again!"  
Rachael and Chris - October 2014

"Thanks so much for a lovely stay and for the treats. We had a great second wedding anniversary here and Grace really enjoyed her first holiday. Thanks for keeping the pool open - I'm glad the weather held out."
Kate, Karl and Grace - October 2014

"We had a spledid stay.Thank you for this oasis."
Deborah and Ray - September 2014

"It still feels like we are the first people to stay in 'the loft' everything is so immaculate. Such a great location, so comfortable, we will be back again soon."  
Chris and Sid - September 2014 

"Can't think of a more perfect weekend hideaway in the woods. Everything has been superb and thank you for the extra treats! We will definitely be back. Thanks again."  
Corrina and Tim - September 2014

"1st class accommodation! We had everything we needed and more! Thank you for all the extra treats, very kind. The weather was perfect all week too. Thanks again."
Katherine and Mike - September 2014

" Wow! What an amazing place! You thought of everything - thank you. This weekend was all we hoped for and more. We will be back!"  
Andrew and Charmaine - September 2014

"One of the best places we've stayed in! We had such a relaxing time in the Forest. The welcome treats were lovely too! Will definitely recommend to friends and family. Thank you."  
Vicki and Darren - August 2014

"First time in the New Forest - made to feel very welcome. This place made our weekend away very special indeed - we will be back! Thank you!"   
Daga and James - August 2014

"Lovely place in a great location. Bikes and pool very well received, as were the lovely welcome treats too. If we're staying in the New Forest again we will definitely return."  
Mark and Jenny - August 2014

"Perfect place to stay. Well thought out very personal touches. Great stay, great place. Thanks."  
Daniel and Charlotte - August 2014

"Had the most relaxing weekend. So much thought went in to making this place perfect."
Iman and Philip - July 2014

"A hidden gem! You thought of everything. Pool was a treat. Thanks so much."  
Judith and Fiona - July 2014

"Loved the pool and the bikes. This was our first visit to the New Forest and you've helped leave a very favourable impression. Also the weather you sorted was awesome wall to wall sunshine and 27 degrees plus. You do realise that we'll think that its like this all the time! If we get a chance we'd love to come back."  
Michelle and Dave - July 2014

"Thank you so much for this amazing holiday. It has been so relaxing and we enjoyed using the swimming pool nearly every day. We took full advantage of the bikes and area. We will be coming back a.s.a.p. Thanks again"  
Ashleigh and Cyrus - July 2014

" Another wonderful stay. Perfect weather all week! Couldn't run or walk much this time, alas, owing to injury, but we made very good use of the bikes and had a thoroughly enjoyable time."
Heidi and Stephen - July 2014

" Thank you for providing us with lovely accommodation in a lovely area - so many lovely touches. Thank you for the champagne and the bikes were truly amazing"  
Kristen and Jordan - June 2014

"As usual all the luxury touches make all the difference. A really lovely spot to be able to hear bird song and no traffic noise. Weather has been brilliant, pool reviving and we have chilled and relaxed. Lovely food at the Oak Inn at Bank and the Royal Oak at Fritham."  
Barbara and Louise - June 2014

" A truly relaxing retreat. We both enjoyed every minute. We would love to return particularly as I need to prcatice my bike riding - fell off 2nd time!"  
Dawn and Dave - June 2014

" Fantastic holiday in a dream location. Stunning accommodation. Thank you so much for your care." Amanda and Janet - May 2014

"Thank you for a memorable stay, even organising the bank holiday weather! As everyone in this book says, it's all the little touches that make the Loft so special. Many thanks again." Sarah, Seb and Arthur - May 2014

"Thank you for such a wonderful stay. Everything was completely perfect and even the wet weather could do nothing to dampen our spirits when staying in such a lovely place."
Catherine and Michael - April 2014

"Thank you so much for making our stay so special. The Loft is a truly perfect retreat in a beautiful setting. We loved our time here. See you again soon."
Christa and Mark - April 2014

"What a wonderful place with nature on its doorstep. Great little touches. A place we will return to. Recommend the White Buck for fantastic food just around the corner."   
Mark and Louise - April 2014

"Magical! The Loft is gorgeous and so many thoughtful personal touches. Thank you so much - will definitely recommend to friends."
Nicky and Ria - April 2014

"A perfect place to relax and unwind. Thank you for a lovely stay, the extra touches make the holiday special. We look forward to returning." 
Mark and Louise - March 2014

"You don't have to leave the UK to find a slice of paradise. 1st class yet again!" 
Donna and John - December 2013

"Thank you so much for a wonderful mini break. What a lovely little hidden gem the Loft in the Forest is, cosy,welcoming and equipped with everything we needed. The attention to detail is second to none. We look forward to returning imminently" 
Charlotte and Peter - December 2013

"Thank you for a lovely weekend. The accommodation was of a really high standard and the champagne and provisions were a lovely surprise and delicious. We enjoyed some lovely walks in to the forest and the White Buck Inn was amazing for dinner. Thank you!"
Kirsty and Phil - December 2013

"We've been absolutely delighted with our 1st stay in the Loft. Absolutely everything has been thought through and the Loft itself is stunning. We will definitely be returning." 
Amy and Peter - November 2013

"Thanks for a beautiful stay at your gorgeous luxurious Loft. Every single minute of our time here was unforgetable. Outstanding features and realy special touches made our weekend one to remember! Look forward to returning soon."
John and Donna - November 2013

"Lovely break with our 4 month old. Thank you. Great accommodation in a lovely spot." J
o and Andy - November 2013

"We said we would be back and here we are! Previous stay in 2009. Another lovely chilled out holiday - thank you. We'll be back!"
Nicola and Loz - October 2013

"WOW! What a find! Such a special place, a little gem in the heart of forest and slice of luxury too. Thank you so much for the wonderful extras - we could not have asked for a better holiday." 
Alaina, Jeff and Ella (9 weeks)  Our first holiday with the new arrival! - October 2013

"Thank you for a great weekend and lovely accommodation."
Susie and Rhiannon - October 2013

"Absolutely fabulous in every way. Amazing attention to detail - especially welcome goodies and spa products." 
Yvonne and Douglas - October 2013

" Very impressed with everything - location, the pool, the Loft and all the little extras. An absolutely perfect week. Thank you so much!" 
Miriam, Keith and Elis (9 months) - October 2013

"Just what we needed. A relaxing oasis in the New Forest to recouperate! Just Perfect!"
Andy and Nicola - September 2013

"Very relaxing bird song in the morning. Horses, deer and pigs on bike rides. Really enjoyed our time here."
Annie and Keith - September 2013

"What a perfect place to get away from it all. Attention to detail was excellent and we'll definitely be back! Thank you."
Rebecca and Wesley - September 2013

"Superb accommodation in a lovely setting. All the extras very much appreciated including the pool and the mountain bikes. Hope to return!" 
Heather and Paul - September 2013

"We had a wonderful, albeit too short a stay, at this delightful accommodation. After spending many hours cycling through the splendid scenery of the New Forest we would return to the poolside for a couple of hours of relaxation in glorious sunshine - couldn't have been nicer! The complementary items and attention to detail were second to none. Thanks for the lovely hospitality." 
Kevin and Patricia - September 2013

"Had a great time and the extra little touches made it very special. Thank you." 
Alex and Rob - August 2013

"Thank you for a lovely first holiday as a family. A wonderful location and all the little extras were greatly appreciated. Can't wait to come back!" Keith, Kate & Tyler (4mths.) - August 2013

"Our 3rd visit and just as wonderful, thank you for always making us so welcome and for all the little touches that make it so special! Nice to catch a few rays by the pool with a nice drink!"
  Emma and Trevor - August 2013




"Thanks for a great week in he Forest. Lots of lovely walks, great food, enjoyed the local pubs and fantastic Autumn weather. Thanks for thinking of the little things - torches (and spare batteries), parking disc and welcome pack." 











"Thanks for a great week in he Forest. Lots of lovely walks, great food, enjoyed the local pubs and fantastic Autumn weather. Thanks for thinking of the little things - torches (and spare batteries), parking disc and welcome pack."


"Thank you for a lovely long weekend. Charlotte (5 mths old) particularly liked the pool! We will be recommending to our friends." Jenny, Brad & Charlotte - August 2013

"Truly wonderful location and hosts. Can't wait to come back for some quality time off. Thank you." 
Dawn and Steve - August 2013

"Outstanding accommodation! Attention to detail and luxuries, the best we have ever experienced. Friendly hoists, incredible views from the Loft surrounded by beautiful countryside. Thank you. Bob really needed a rest." 
Dawn and Bob - July 2013

"A wonderful luxiourous feeling. Our first holiday where we found all the luxury, quality and great facility in such a price. Very friendly welcome. Thank you for the memorable holiday." 
Tejas and Tejal - July 2013

" A last minute booking which became a brilliant long weekend away. A perfect place to stay with David and family providing everything you could ever need. Can't wait to tell everyone about the Loft and encourage them to visit themselves. Thanks again for a brilliant stay." 
Nicci and Tim - July 2013

"After hard working days, a nice place to stay and enjoy the nature of the forest. Thanks for your friendly hospitality. We had a great time. We loved being here! Thanks for all!!" 
John and Maria - July 2013

" Returned to the Loft for our First Anniversary - two years after I proposed. Every bit as special as we remembered - a perfect little gem in the middle of the Forest. - we love this place!" 
Philip and Jessica - June 2013

"The attention to detail and luxurious feeling of the Loft made us feel very special. Cool bean bags!" 
Chris and Nicole - May 2013

"Thank you for a lovely holiday. A truly relaxing time. Beautiful." 
Sarah and Richard - May 2013

"A little gem in the middle of the New Forest! Thank you for your amazing hospitality!" 
Shaun and Patricia - May 2013

"Lovely comfortable accommodation - very luxurious and lots of attention to detail. Beautiful location nicely hidden away in the heart of the New Forest. Thank you for your hospitality!"
Steven and Gbemiga - April 2013

"Thank you for a lovely stay! Very comfortable and accommodating. Wonderful provisions to fuel and refresh after forest adventures." 
Lily and Steven - April 2013

"Our third stay and as before, excellent with the usual attention to detail" 
Gary and Julie - March 2013

"Our fourth visit and just as good as the other three. Knowing it is so relaxing, always means we look forward to spending time in our favourite hideaway."  
Sarah and Paul - February 2013

"The perfect luxury hideaway ....... no-one can find us here! Impeccable accommodation - attention to detail outstanding. Thanks David and family"  
Bobby and Simon - January 2013

"We will return!" 
Carl and Michele - January 2013

"Another visit to the Loft -the same quality and very high standards exist. Thanks yet again David, De3bbie and family."  Lynne and Geoff - November 2012

"We had such a wonderful stay at the Loft. Our second visit has been just as lovely as our first! Hoping to stay longer next time. Many thanks." Katie and Thomas - November 2012

"We were overwhelmed by the place and your generosity. the place is perfect. Already planning our next visit. Thank you."
Roland and Kathy - October 2012

"This is the perfect place and was the perfect break we were looking for in ages. Such a beautiful area! can not be so sad to leave already. Definitely coming back again for longer. Thank you so much." Jenny and Jumshaid - October 2012.

"Second stay here to the Loft. Just as good as the first. Thank you David, Debbie and family." 
Emma and Colin - September 2012

"A perfect stay in the perfect setting. The Loft and the New Forest are now on the top of my favourite trips list! Thank you very much for our wonderful stay - we enjoyed it thoroughly and can't wait to tell everyone!"  Vanessa and John - August 2013

"Our second visit to the Loft and yet again it was an outstanding experience. The location, weather and of course the lavish detail that David, Debbie and family extend to their guests make the Loft a place we will continue to visit. Thanks very much." Geoff and Lynne - August 2012

"Thank you so much! Have had a lovely (and much needed) short break at the Loft. Thank you for all the little added extras which made the stay even more comfortable." Suzanna - August 2012

"Thank you! The Loft with all the thought that has gone in to it is just lovely. We have loved being here and hope to return one day."
Graham and Mandy - August 2012

"Excellent all round. A perfect relaxing break. Looking forward to the next visit!." 
Jeanette and Tim - August 2012

"Thank you so much for another wonderful stay in the Loft in the Forest...and for arranging such amazing weather! Daisy especially enjoyed the luxury of her own private swimming pool! Many thanks to the whole family for making us feel so welcome." Vicki, Will and Daisy - July 2012

"Wow! What a wonderful week - swimming every morning, lots of sightseeing, cycling and badger watching! A fabulous comfortable stay in our favourite British holiday home. Hope to be back again soon." Christina and Syd - July 2012

"Our second visit and had another wonderful and relaxing time. Thank you for making us so welcome with all the little touches. Rain held off most of the time - even managed a swim which was lovely! Enjoyed the peaceful surroundings. Thank you." Emma and Trevor - July 2012

"Our fourth visit and annother fantastic holiday. Thank you for everything and hope to see you again!"  David and Christine - June 2012

"We had a very pleasant stay. The Loft is a very nice place and so very well equipped! That, combined with your kindness and hospitality makes this a perfect holiday. Thank you."  Arjan and Christine - June 2012

"Our second visit to the Loft & just as special as the first. Many, many thanks to David and family. P.S. We missed Rosie! See you next year xx." Jacqui and Scott - June 20
"A lovely little place to stay, so well equipped and with all the unexpected extras. Thank you." 
Christine and Wayne -June 2012 

"Thank you for a wonderful stay in the Loft! We don't want to go home - already planning our next stay here! Thanks again! " 
Alexa and Phil - May 2012

"Perfect, better than we expected. Loved all the attention to details and the food! many thanks. We will be back."
Missy and Alex - May 2012

"A superb recommendation didn't disappoint. Relaxing - those morning to mid-afternoon walks were perfect - such a variety of countryside. Returned to some of your 'goodies'. Many thanks for your wonderful hospitality." 
Gillian - April 2012

"We enjoyed our stay and had great weather - Hoorah!" 
Andy and Sarah - March 2012

"A very cosy studio perfectly situated for hiking, walking and cycling in the New Forest. Wonderful hospitality - an unexpected welcome pack. We've appreciated the incredible attention to each detail - idyllic - the best accomodation we had in England." Fanny and Yves - January 2012

"Our third visit and still loving it! See you next year!"  Sean and Eileen - October 2011

"Our second visit and as expected another excellent stay. See you again!"  Gary and Julie - October 2011

"What a wonderful place! Every need catered for. Couldn't have asked for more. We'll be back'" 
John and Wendy - October 2011





"Wow, what a fantastic week - perfect weather, perfect place to stay, perfect surroundings. We enjoyed everything even more than last time!"  Chris and Sid - September 2011






"What a perfect place to relax and unwind. All the little extras are more than appreciated. Thank you so much, just wish we could stay longer."  Rachel and Mike - September 2011






"The Loft in the Forest is a real 'gem' that combines both privacy together with the use and freedom to use the outstanding facilities. We have nothing but praise for the attention to detail that has been lavished in making the Loft a premier New Forest Location. Thank you David, Debbie and family for making our stay so special and it goes without saying we will be back as soon as possible!"  Geoff and Lynne - August 2011





"Wow....what can we say that would do this place justice! We will definitely be back for a longer visit. Thank you for everytying!"  Mel and Tim - August 2011







"Third time at this idyllic hideaway that makes for a perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Still as faultless as ever with hosts who really have thought about pretty much everything."  Paul and Sarah - August 2011







"Beautiful place, amazing atmosphere, so relaxing, so welcoming. Attention to detail bar none. Look forward to returning in the future. Thank you so much for making our holiday so very special!"  Adam and Adriana - August 2011







"What an amazing week in such stunning surroundings made all the more special by an engagement! See you again very soon." Scott 'n Jacqui - July 2011







"Incredible attention to detail! We had a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful break. Definitely a hidden gem this one! Thank you." Katie and James - July 2011







"A wonderfully relaxing break. So lovely to be able to walk (& run) from the door out into woodland and heath. Really appreciated the lovely bath products and welcoming groceries. Thank you!"  Heidi (& Steve) - July 2011







"Had a wonderful break. Great accommodation, lovely extra touches. Love to come back. Thank you!"  Linda and Alan - July 2011










"A wonderful surprise for my 40th. What can I say - my husband has impeccable taste! Perfect in every way - all we could want (and more!). Thank you."  Roy, Leah & Oscar Harrison Brown aged 12½ weeks - July 2011







"Perfect hideaway. Lots of extra treats in the Loft. Even the weather couldn't put a dampener on our stay! I'm sure we will be back."  Emma and Colin - June 2011







"Our third visit to this beautiful spot. Thanks again for a lovely holiday."  David & Christine - June 2011







" The loveliest getaway. Thank you!"  Lee and Danielle - June 2011







"Wonderful accommodation in the perfect setting. We've had such a lovely week here and all the extra touches made it very special. Hope to come back one day soon!"  Tim, Louise and William - June 2011







"Perfect accommodation in a beautiful location. Loved it as soon as we saw it. Thank you for the extra touches in the room - this made it extra special - will definitely be recommending the Loft. " Kim and Kevin - May 2011







"Came here to propose to my girlfriend, what a fantastic location, amazing quality accommodation and top notch hospitality - thank you for making it perfect and so memorable!"  Philip and Jessica - May 2011







"Wow! What a special place. the attention to detail, luxury products and provisions make the 'Loft' somewhere out of the ordinary. Thank you. Our Honeymoon (part 1) is definitely a long term memory."  The 'new' Mr & Mrs Harris - May 2011







"Our visit to the "Loft" was through a recommendation and what a great recommendation. An excellent retreat - we have had a wonderful relaxing weekend and will definitely be back for more. Thank you." Christine and Jim - May 2011







"What a wonderful birthday treat - even lovelier than last time we came - just luxiourious! Thank you so much for your hospitality, care and thoughtfulness! It was a lovely break!" Louise and Barbara - April 2011







"Had a brilliant time. Thank you for your kind and generous hospitality. Definitely a break to remember."  Simran and Ricky - April 2011







"Had a wonderfully relaxing time and thank you for the loan of the bikes - we will be back."  Mark and Karen - April 2011







"Thank you for a fantastic holiday.The accommodation (though small) was perfectly formed! the extra touches were fantastic and really made us feel welcome. We feel very reluctant to go home! Many thanks again." Sam and Matt - April 2011







"It has been a superb break in this hideaway! Accommodation simply amazing and the little touches made all the difference. Thank you very much for the champagne and the indulgent bath products!" Helen and Danny - March 2011







"A beautiful relaxing weekend in a perfect luxury get-away.The Loft was the perfect place to stay and the attention to detail with all the little extra touches made us feel so welcome and added to the amazing time we had. Everything was thought of. Thank you so much, we didn't want to leave - so we will be back for sure!"  Alex and Abby - March 2011







"Really enjoyed our stay - lovely accommodation really well equipped - made us feel very special." Simon and Francesca - February 2011







"Hard to drag ourselves away - it was perfect - thank you!"  Mark and Kate - February 2011







"We were overwhelmed! This was the perfect start into the New Year! You sure know how to make people feel very special. Thank you so very much. We will come back."  Tommy and Ay Ling - January 2011







"Thank you for an amazing stay in the Loft. It was perfect in every way." Katie and Calum - December 2010







"Everything about our stay in the Loft was just as special on this our second visit. So clean and lovely like we were the first guests to stay again! Hope to be back soon."  Sid and Christina - November 2010







"Very much enjoyed our first visit - lovely accommodation and fantastic location - loved the attention to detail. I am sure we'll be back." Gary and Julie - November 2010







"Idyllic location - just what we needed for a relaxing few days - the attention to detail makes all the difference!"  Sandra and Ron - October 2010







"We have returned for another Burley week and it did not disappoint. Already discussing the next visit!"  Sean and Eileen - October 2010







"Perfect hideaway. Woodland at the doorstep. Great hospitality. Very comfortable accommodation. Small but well thought out. Thank you. Would like to be back for sure!"  Bill - October 2010







" A great weekend away from the rat race of London. Excellent accommodation."  Lisa and Des - October 2010







"A big thanks for a lovely weekend in your perfect little retreat. This now being our second visit and will not be our last." Sarah and Paul - September 2010







"Beautiful location and perfect accommodation. Everything thought of which made for a really enjoyable stay. thank you."  Mark and Georgina - September 2010







"Absolutely perfect, thank you so much!" Gary and Jemma - September 2010







"A wonderful and relaxing weekend' the perfect getaway. The Loft is beautiful. Thank you so much. PS. We hope to visit again."  Kate and Matt - September 2010







"Such a beautiful place and friendly people. The Loft was perfect and with those little touches that would make us feel more than welcome. So much more than we expected for a short get-away! Thanks!." Gonzalo and Sabrina - September 2010







"A perfect woodland hideaway, wonderful for ret and relaxation and the bikes are so much more fun than the car! Thank you."  Andrew and Louise - August 2010







"Yet again a fantastic holiday. Our third visit. We will be back. As usual hospitality was fantastic."  Chris, Bex, Rhi and Ro - August 2010







"Thank you so much for another wonderful stay in Burley. We have had another super week."  Vicki and Will - August 2010







"Absolutely lovely weekend, superb accommodation with everything we could want provided. Pity the weather did not match up with the quality of service! Many thanks, we will almost certainly be back."  Jenny and Matt - August 2010







"We have had the best time! Fantastic location in a top notch property! All those added extras just make it even more special! Anyone looking for a peaceful, luxurious getaway should come here. Love it!"  Jo and Dave - July 2010







"Lovely quiet place. Most impressed with those little luxuries and extras supplied so unexpectedly. Beautiful location, delightful pool. Very warm welcome and helpful host. All round perfect!  Return booking highly likely!"  Barbara and Louise - July 2010







"A luxurious hideaway in a magical place. So much provided over and above the norm by our hosts - many thanks indeed. Never been to the New Forest before but have fallen in love with it. Will return for sure!" Gill and Martyn - July 2010







"Wonderful weekend - lovely surroundings and fantastic accommodation - really lovely."  Annemarie - July 2010





"Thank you so much it has been such a beautiful, relaxing and peaceful place to stay and all the extra touches made it very special! Especially enjoyed using the pool after a day out cycling! A wonderful romantic place to stay for our wedding anniversary - Thank you!"  Emma and Trevor - July 2010









"Couldn't believe our luck to have found such an idyllic place, the best we have ever stayed in - wish we could stay a year! The five and a half hour's travel will be worth it to come again."  Karen and Mark - June 2010







"Top notch! Perfect is the only word whch describes our stay in the 'Loft'. Our cycle rides, walks, swimming, horse-riding and badger watching were wonderful too. A fabulous romantic break which will always bring happy memories." Sid and Christina - June 2010







"Another wonderful holiday in great surroundings. I'm sure we'll be back again." David and Christine- June 2010







"A fabulous find by Google. We lived nearby for 30 years and didn't know it existed. A special location, stylish fittings and personal touches make this the perfect location." Martyn and Karen - June 2010







"Great accomodation, lovely location - wish we could have stayed longer." Heather and Trevor - May 2010







"Thank you for a lovely weekend at the Loft. we loved the attention to detail, products and produce which made it all the more special. we hope to return to explore the area more."  Irene and John - May 2010







"Beautiful accommodation and perfect location! definitely will be back and hopefully for longer!  Thank you very much for our perfect weekend." Laura and Chris - May 2010.







"An amazing birthday weekend! Beautiful accommodation, lovely family - thanks so much for having us! "  Steph and Chris - April 2010







"What a lovely way to spend Easter! everything we could have wanted and more!"  Rhiannon and Louise - April 2010







"Fantastic place - wish we could have stayed longer - in fact - best check under the bed to make sure we have gone!" Lucy and Joshua - March 2010







"Simply Perfect!" Lindsey and Ryan - March 2010







"Thanks for providing such a lovely 'cottage' for a wonderful week. All the little extra touches were much appreciated."  Paul, Kate and Evie - March 2010







"Have had a weekend in paradise. Fantastic accommodation and surroundings. Cannot wait to come back for a longer stay. Thank you for everything." Gemma & Steve - January 2010








"Another fantastic stay - a great place to come for New Year." Laura & Ben - January 2010







"Wonderful Christmas break." Arthur & June - December 2009







"Beautiful accommodation and great to have the bikes at hand. Thank you for being so welcoming - we really felt spoilt."   Louisa and Rick - November 2009







"Lovely 'Loft', area and personal touches. Thank you."  Kelly and Civ - November 2009







"Beautiful location, lovely acommodation - loved the personal touches. Def. be back."  Sean and Eileen - October 2009







"A fabulous place in a fabulous spot with a warm and easy-going welcome! The personal touches and local produce also made us feel especially welcome. One of the best stays in the English countryside! Thank you so much!!!" Stephen & Stephanie - October 2009







"Superb location - bird song by day, millions of stars at night. Stylish yet cosy and intimate. Every possible need anticipated and we saw badgers!" Penny and John - October 2009







"An absolutely magical time for our first New Forest experience. We may very well be back before Jethro needs his own room! Many thanks."  Demi, David and Jethro - October 2009







"Thank you for a wonderful weekend! You have thought of everything and more which has made our stay so nice and relaxing. 'The Loft' rates five stars for us and we will definitely be back and would recommend. Thanks."  Paul and Sarah - September 2009







"A perfect holiday - luxury in a great location. Loved having the bikes. Will be back." David and Christine - September 2009







"Luxurious Loft, lovely 'neighbours' and super location. Thank you for everything." Dave and Gill - September 2009







"We have had a lovely week enjoying the late summer sunshine and all the fab facilities and luxuries of the Loft. As we are getting married in Poole next year we also managed to fit in some wedding planning! Thanks for a great time."  Sara and Roy - September 2009







"Thank you for all the little extras and for sharing your lovely pool and Loft. The situation is wonderful and we have thoroughly enjoyed exploring the area."  Anne and Jim - September 2009







"Wonderful location & perfect accommodation - everything you could possibly want. An ideal retreat for a relaxing break. David & Debbie have thought of everything. Thank you and hopefully see you next year." Rob and Debbie - August 2009







"Wow! What a fantastic end to our prolonged wedding celebrations. Chris loved everything, I loved the setting and the attention to detail from our lovely hosts. The children loved the pool, the ponies and the badgers. We will be back!"  Rebecca and Chris - August 2009







"Thank you so much for a fantastic week. the Loft is a peaceful and perfect place to stay. we can't wait to come back again."  Vicki and Will - August 2009







"Wonderful birthday weekend. 'Perfection' - will definitely recommend to others. thank you."  Carole and Tim - August 2009







"Thank you for making our stay so special. You really have thought of everything. - will recommend to friends."  Sian, Paul and Isabelle (5 months) - August 2009







"A perfect honeymoon! - will definitely be back to celebrate anniversaries! Many thanks!"  Matthew and Charis - August 2009







"We arrived tired and tense but are going home refreshed and relaxed! There's really nothing we can add that hasn't already been said. The Loft is superb - thank you so much."  Jo and Kev - July 2009







"The loft is perfect. A real quality finish and so many added extras it really made our stay special."  Phil, Nadia and Baby Radia - July 2009







" A little poem - The Loft in the Forest was wonderful, luxurious and grand. The perfect spot to explore the New Forest land. From cycling to swimming and general lazing around. We recommend this beautiful Loft to fellow visitors abound. - Thanks for a fab time we hope to return very soon."  Steve and Lynda - June 2009







"Fantastic accommodation in a beautiful location. What a wonderful area you live in. All the extras go a long way and such a warm pool made a big difference. Will recommend."  David, Jan and Baby Beau - June 2009







"What a lovely, peaceful, tranquil spot for our wedding night. the New Forest and The Loft will always be a special part of our wedding escapade. you truly have thought of everything. thank you so much."  Kate and Ant - June 2009







"A fantastic hide-away from which to explore the forest. thank you for your hospitality."  Mike & Tania - June 2009







"An amazing stay. The Loft is totally perfect and equipped with so many treats and services that I cannot think of anything that could make it better. Thank you so much."  Clare and Gareth - June 2009







"A wonderful and relaxing holiday made even more special by fantastic accommodation, thank you! We'll be back!"  Loz & Niki - May 2009







"Very chilled weekend - thank you"  Andy and Sue - May 2009







"We love the 'Loft', it's perfect!  Enjoyed a day out on the bikes - beautiful country - thank you."   Peter and Rosanna - May 2009







"A perfect hide-away for a relaxing and refreshing mini-break! Thank you!" Maria and George - May 2009







"A fantastic few days made even better by the perfect accommodation - thankyou! We hope to visit again soon."  Ben and Laura - April 2009







"We've had a wonderful stay here at the Loft. A perfect base for walking, cycling and wider touring! Our time at the Loft has been pure pampering-luxury all the way with so many treats its impossible to single any one thing out. many thanks - a great holiday in a first class location ....... we leave with many happy memories." Maria and Chris - April 2009







"Perfect accommodation in scenic surroundings. the Loft contained everything you could wish for and so much more! The bikes were a welcome convenience. Would love to come back for a longer stay."  Gary and Nicola - February 2009







"Perfect Valentine's surprise! Perfect accommodation. Thank you so much."  Ben & Kirsty - February 2009







"Very cosy, beautifully appointed accommodation. Great welcome pack!  Wonderful anniversary meal at Pebble Beach. Thank you for the chocs and card!"  Chris & Jane - January/February 2009







"A lovely stay in a lovely hide-away. Faultless attention to detail, with all those little touches to help make our stay perfect. We will come again and will certainly recommend to everyone. Hope to see you soon! " Bryony & Tim - January 2009







"Fab. gorgeous accommodation and hosts - will def. recommend and be back - thank you." Clare, Lloyd and Zac - January 2009







"Fantastic relaxing weekend!  Brilliant accommodation, idyllic location - Thank you."  Mark and Cheryl - December 2008







"Wonderful birthday surprise! Thank you. We enjoyed our weekend in the Loft. Perfecto!"  Jola and Piers - November 2008







"Amazing accommodation, beautiful surroundings. A lovely week - would love to come again. Will recommend to friends."  Adam and Maria - November 2008







"The visit to Burley was made all the more pleasant by the stay at the 'Loft'. A hidden 'Gem'!"  Bob & Val  - October 2008







"A super find in this enchanting forest, we will certainly be returning. Thank you."  Tim & Virginia - October 2008







"We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.,wonderful location right next to the forest and of course SUPERB accommodation, cosy, modern and very well equipped. We will definitely recommend to our friends. thank you!"   Katie and Thomas - September 2008







"Perfect. thank you very much."  Karen - September 2008







"A perfect few really have thought of everything!  Loved the Sanctuary products - we will be back. Thank you"  Dan & Charlie - August 2008







"Stunning Location, high quality accommodation. Personal touches make it very special, thank you!"  Danny and Ange - August 2008







"Another fantastic time- peace and quiet. The accommodation was perfect as ever, and the setting ideal! Thanks again for a great time!"  Rob, Linda and Michael (still a pest!)- July 2008







"Cosy and very high quality! Great location and hospitality. A nice little gem, this one!"  Dave and Naomi - July 2008







"Great location.  Accommodation to a high standard with many personal touches. Would have no hesitation in recommending the Loft. thank you for a wonderful weekend."  Nick and Chris - July 2008







"Fab location, accommodation perfect. Everything thought of by hosts to make it  so comfortable.  And the duck flashes!"   Tracy and Rob - June 2008







"A perfect location with amazing hosts and fantastic details to make it an idyllic weekend. Thank you ."  Gustav & Lizzie - May 2008







"Fantastic weather and a fantastic setting! Thank you for a perfect time."  Rob, Linda and Michael (the pest!) - April 2008







"Perfect weekend  we will come again!  Love the attention to detail  and Sanctuary bath products. Thanks"  Louise and Al - March 2008







"Lovely weekend in idyllic setting. A wonderful time. Thank you! "  Kirsty & Simon - March 2008





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