An area rich with maritime history, Georgian market towns, nature reserves and coastal adventures, Elmers Court offers the best of both worlds; country and coast. Take in the wonders of the nearby New Forest and explore picturesque Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst. Or why not take a trip to The Isle of Wight with the ferry only a 5 minute walk from the resort. The Solent Coast stretches 20 miles along the coast past Barton on Sea, the New Forest, Southampton, Gosport and Portsmouth, all offering unrivalled opportunities for recreation, learning and fun.
Filled with nature reserves, country parks and activity centre as well as artistic and historical attractions, you won't be short on choice of things to do during your stay. You can find out everything available in the surrounding area and plan your trip on Visit Hampshire. Below is a selection of our favourite activities.
ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS
Adrenaline junkies are spoiled with a range of water sports available. Stroll through the National Park, a haven for wildlife and home to the iconic, New Forest ponies. Enjoy a horseback ride along the beach or take the family on one of the many bike trails nearby.
From visiting the animals at Marwell Zoo, New Forest Wildlife Park and Paultons Theme Park, to watching the flowers bloom at Exbury gardens, there is plenty to choose from.
THE ISLE OF WIGHT
Only a 40 minute ferry wide away, The Isle of Wight is the smallest county in Britain. The beaches are superb, the seaside towns have piers showings all the entertainment you could desire and the downs, cliffs and seascapes are breathtaking.
DISCOVER THE NEW FOREST
Fall in love with the New Forest with it's roaming wild horses on the open moors and heathland, relish in the cliff top walks with stunning coastal views, explore the award-winning gardens at Exbury (a favourite amongst nature lovers) and lets not forget about the famous Peppa Pig World at Paulton's Park - a must visit for families.