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Lounge with wood burner
Kitchen/dining area
Kitchen area
View towards the garden from the dining room
Master bedroom
Master bedroom
En-suite bathroom
Twin bedroom
En-suite shower room
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Bumble Bee Cottage

Burley, New Forest
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
4 star
Complex of properties
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Charming cottage, set in the heart of Burley Village
  • Ideally placed with an abundance of walks
  • A short drive to the coastal town of Lymington
  • Hire a bike to explore the bridleways and trails close by
  • Great location to explore all the New Forest has to offer
  • Lovely gardens with patio area to the front and rear of the cottage
Property code: 51030

This charming cottage is situated within the village of Burley. The open forest is just a short walk away, and a choice of local tearooms and pubs on the door step.

Located close to the centre of the pretty village of Burley, there’s much to see and do within walking distance of the cottage. Burley has an interesting past, with stories of smugglers, highwaymen and even witches, which can be seen at the 17th century Queen’s Head Pub and the Coven of Witches shop. The New Forest is also famous for its ponies, and in Burley you can enjoy a gentle wagon ride, taking you past the sights of the village as well as the surrounding countryside. Walkers and cyclists will also love the many trails that take you from Burley to several other great places in the New Forest.

Once you’ve entered the property into the welcoming entrance hallway, step into the lounge, the heart of the home and an ideal place to relax. With a sofa, wood-burner and a Smart TV with DVD and Blu-ray, it’s perfect for putting your feet up after a day of exploring the area. From here you can also access the kitchen/diner. The kitchen is equipped to a high standard, featuring Smeg appliances, and features a range of facilities including an electric range oven and gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and microwave. In the dining area, you’ll find a dining table which easily seats four, as well as a TV. Double doors also open up from the dining area out onto the patio and garden, making this a lovely place to not only enjoy a meal but also to simply relax and socialise. A washer/dryer can also be found just off the hallway in the boot room, along with a sink and a WC; this area is ideal for storing muddy boots and wet weather gear. Heading upstairs, there are two bedrooms, which both have their own TV. The first is the master bedroom, with a Queen-size zip-and-link bed (which can be made into twin beds on request), as well as an en-suite bathroom, with a bath, shower and WC. The second bedroom is equally as luxurious, with a super-king-size zip-and-link bed (which can be made into twin beds as well) and an en-suite shower room with a shower and WC.

This cottage enjoys gardens both to the front and to the rear of the property, offering more choice when it comes to where to relax in the sun. Both gardens have a patio with garden furniture, while to the rear of the property there is also a BBQ and a lawn area. Off-road parking is available for one car, while further parking may also be available on the road.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 super-king-size zip-and-link (which can be made up as a two singles on request) and 1 super-king zip-and-link (which can be made up as a twin on request)
  • Aerobed (with built in inflator) available for small child up to age 11
  • 1 en-suite bathroom with separate shower, 1 en-suite shower room and 1 separate WC
  • Smeg electric range oven and gas hob, Smeg fridge/freezer, Smeg dishwasher and microwave
  • Utility room with washer/dryer and sink
  • Wood burner
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 1 car, with further roadside parking available
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no smoking
  • 2 dogs welcome 
  • Shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants within walking distance
  • TV/DVD and Blu-ray in lounge
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Within walking distance of local shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants

This property is personally managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 24 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Lindsay 27th December 2019

Lovely cottage, great location. Very comfortable and clean. We really enjoyed our stay and will return.

Reviewed by Mary 20th December 2019

We arrived for Christmas and the cottage was tastefully decorated and there was a tree with lights, plus a bottle of prosecco, biscuits and chocolates - very kind! The cottage is cosy and warm. The wood burner is very efficient and atmospheric. The kitchen was perfect for our needs and there was everything we needed to prepare Christmas lunch, the Read morehuge range/cooker being perfect for multiple dishes on the go. The cottage is harmoniously decorated & very comfortable, eveything of a high qaality. Hide

Reviewed by Mike 18th October 2019

It was perfect, cosy and very well equipped. Local shops are excellent and only a 1 minute walk away! Queens Head pub is a good place to eat and the local walks are excellent. Good central location to explore the New Forest, would recommend the Saturday market @Lymington

Reviewed by Mary 27th September 2019

This was our 4th stay in 2 years and we loved our time as much as before. Lovely, comfortable, well equipped cottage in a delightful setting.

Reviewed by Sally 13th September 2019

Bumble Bee is a delightful cottage, clean, very comfortable, and wonderfully situated. The garden is lovely and totally enclosed. Its our second visit and wont be our last, and thats the best recommendation I can give!

Reviewed by Lucy 2nd August 2019

A lovely, cosy and comfortable cottage which was a perfect base for our family as we explored the forest. Nicely finished inside, it really felt like a home away from home.

Reviewed by Rebekah 19th July 2019

This cottage was probably one of the best cottages we have stayed in, everything had been thought of from amazing bathrooms, to smart TVs in each room. It was extremely clean, beautiful gardens. Location perfect for walking into the village to the shops and pubs or straight onto the forest. Ponies also came right up to the gate. Would defiantly recRead moreommend this pretty cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Lisa 21st June 2019

Beautiful cottage with all the home comforts. Ideal location for getting out and about, with good local amenities nearby. Didn't want to leave!

Reviewed by Leonard 14th June 2019

The cottage is in a great location walking distance to Burley and central to many other places in the forest and the coast.

Reviewed by Vicky 24th May 2019

Fantastic cottage in a great location. Spacious, immaculately clean and very well equipped. Lovely comfortable beds and great bathrooms and kitchen...all high spec. Perfect for walking into the village or out into the Forest and also easy to get to the coast. We also enjoyed sitting in the garden.A 5* property!

Reviewed by Kate 12th April 2019

Great location, comfortable beds, ponies wandering round village, bike hire in walking distance, ideal for family of four.

Reviewed by Alan 5th April 2019

Very comfortable, well equipped and well located cottage. Ideal for seeing and enjoying the New Forest. Two good pubs nearby for meals if you can't be troubled to cook!!

Reviewed by Mary 22nd March 2019

This was our third stay so I think this says it all. As always a lovely comfortable, clean cottage. Whether we were out and about and only returning late afternoon or a few hours just enjoying the cottage and garden, we were totally satisfied.

Reviewed by Patricia 18th March 2019

Superb cottage in an ideal location to explore the New Forest. It is extremely rare to find a rental property of such high spec that takes a dog. Spotlessly clean, very comfortable and very well appointed. Would not hesitate to recommend and would definitely go again.

Reviewed by Lesley 21st December 2018

One of the best holiday cottages i have stayed in and will definitely look to book again. High spec equipment and facilities and a cosy welcoming vibe. Stayed over christmas period and the cottage had Christmas tree and decorations and a welcome gift and felt very homely. Thank you

Reviewed by Julie 19th October 2018

Excellent property very high specification and brilliant location

Reviewed by Mary 21st September 2018

We love this cottage. We have stayed twice and find it very comfortable, clean and well equipped. It is perfectly located within the New Forest.

Reviewed by Sally 7th September 2018

We had a lovely holiday, the cottage is clean, comfortable and well equipped- what more could you ask for? Well be back, and thats the best recommendation.

Reviewed by Luke 6th July 2018

The cottage had everything we needed including for our 9 month old baby. It is fitted with very good appliances and we found the beds very comfortable. It is in the centre of Burley with a few cafes and a shop nearby.

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Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

If you’re after a holiday destination which has natural wonders and British tradition in abundance, look no further than the New Forest – a region where beautiful heathland, forest trails and stunning coastline surround quaint villages and market towns.

The National Park is found on England’s south coast, covering the south west of Hampshire but extending into Wiltshire and Dorset. It’s known for its picturesque footpaths and cycle trails, from which you can witness the spectacular sights of deer, ponies and cattle roaming free throughout the ancient woodland.

The villages of Lyndhurst, Brockenhurst and Buckler’s Hard have plenty of traditional, cosy pubs in which you can enjoy some locally-brewed cider or beer. Or, if you wanted something a little livelier, Hythe, Lymington and New Milton run fantastic weekly markets, while the lively city of Southampton is a drive away.

If you prefer coast over country, a visit to the shoreline is a must. Highlights include the Barton-on-Sea cliffs, Lymington Quay, and the Beaulieu River, where adventurous activities including canoeing await. There are plenty of other great things to do, too, with the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu, Breamore House and Museum near Fordingbridge, and Exbury Gardens all found around the region.

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