Welcome to Nightjar Cottage

Located on Canada Common in the northern area of the beautiful New Forest National Park, Nightjar Cottage enjoys peace and tranquility; with breathtaking scenery, walks and forest animals right on the doorstep.

front of Nightjar Cottage, New Forest

Nightjar Cottage has been finished to a high standard; with two large versatile bedrooms, lounge and dining area, fully equipped kitchen, private patio and BBQ. It is a home from home, in which you can relax and enjoy a luxurious self-catering holiday experience, set in stunning surroundings.

As well as walking, cycling, horse riding and enjoying the natural flora and fauna of the New Forest itself, there are many other places to go and things to do and see, nearby.

Visit the historic market towns of Romsey, Ringwood, Salisbury, Stockbridge and Winchester. Explore Mottisfont Abbey, Exbury, Furzey, or Sir Harold Hillier Gardens; or visit the beautiful sandy beaches of the South Coast, which are only about half an hour away.

If you enjoy fishing (fly and coarse); the rivers, Test, Dun and Avon are close by; as well as fishing lakes, in Lockerley, Broadlands and Wellow, to name a few. For golfers, there are local courses at  Wellow, Bramshaw, Hamptworth and more further afield, including Winchester, Romsey and Dunwood Manor.

And for youngsters who have become bored with spotting the pigs and ponies roaming in the forest, there’s always Peppa Pig World at Paulton’s Park, just 2 miles down the road. Other family based activities are plentiful, ranging from water sports at Calshot, Go Ape and adventure trails at Moors Valley Country Park, Winchester Science Park and Planetarium and Beaulieu Motor Museum.

For those who want a break from creating their own dishes inspired by the plentiful local produce, there are many great places to eat; whether it be a pub meal or takeaway, following a long walk, or fine dining at one of the varied and numerous local restaurants. There will be something to suit everybody, not far away from your base at Nightjar Cottage.

Nightjar Cottage behind Rowan Mead House,
Canada Common, West Wellow
New Forest, Hampshire, SO51 6DH
(Turn off the A36 at the mini roundabout in Wellow and follow the road round until you go over the cattle grid. Turn left in front of the car park and follow the track onto the bumpier track. We’re then 3rd on the left, set back a bit.

Email us on info@nightjar.info