Author Archives: Rachel

This blog has moved…

Hello. We decided to move this blog to www.newforestescapes.com/blog because it was easier to keep all our writing in one place. Come and visit us there and see our other lovely houses to rent too. x

Eat me Drink me Cottage

We’re really happy that we’ve got a new place for you to rent. Eat me Drink me cottage – East End, near Lymington. Big Bad Wolves, Little Pigs, Cinderella’s, Matilda’s and Fairy Godmothers. If fairy tales and nursery rhymes are your … Continue reading

New Year Availability at Gins Barn

Due to a cancellation – Gins is free for 3 nights over New Year. Gins sleeps 8 + 1 small bed and cots. It’s right by the Beaulieu River and has an 80m private jetty with a pontoon so perfect … Continue reading

Fab winter walk – Tanners Lane and beaches

Quick low down on a fab winter beach and forest walk for our guests – about 1-5 hours. To add time to this walk – take blankets and sit on the beach, do a fish n chip supper there and … Continue reading

Gins is on CoolStays.com

          We’re thrilled that Gins is now on CoolStays too. If you’re one of those people that have found us thru CS then hi and welcome!

Riding on the Forest

Some lovely riding on the forest near Gins. Try Brockenhurst or Burley Villa riding stables. Both well respected and do a good job – perhaps not for very experienced riders tho.

New lovely pic of Gins and the river.

Sunday afternoon sunshine at Gins.

We love Beaulieu too

We love Beaulieu too. The lovely flower shop www.belleandblossom.net in Beaulieu has offered 5% off to Gins guests and the lovely Petite Boutique has matched it. FAB! https://www.facebook.com/petite.beautique 

We love Lymington

Taken from the Lymington town marina early Sept. Perfect location for fish and chips and crabbing while you wait.

Samphire samphire everywhere

Delicious stuff – for free – in quite a few places local to Gins. Just pick it, wash it, blanche it and slather in butter. You won’t need to add salt. Seriously good!