View towards the property
Lounge with welcoming woodburner
Dining room with open-fire
Dining room
Bake a treat or two!
Pretty kitchen perfect for a bake off!
En-suite shower room
Main super-kingsize bedroom
Super-king size bedroom
Bedroom detail
Twin bedroom
Enjoy the sunny terrace
View towards the cottage from the garden area
Wonder down to the decked area and relax listening to the birds sing
Relaxing decked area
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2 / 17  Lounge with welcoming woodburner
3 / 17  Lounge
4 / 17  Dining room with open-fire
5 / 17  Dining room
6 / 17  Bake a treat or two!
7 / 17  Pretty kitchen perfect for a bake off!
8 / 17  En-suite shower room
9 / 17  Main super-kingsize bedroom
10 / 17  Super-king size bedroom
11 / 17  Bedroom detail
12 / 17  Twin bedroom
13 / 17  Bathroom
14 / 17  Enjoy the sunny terrace
15 / 17  View towards the cottage from the garden area
16 / 17  Wonder down to the decked area and relax listening to the birds sing
17 / 17  Relaxing decked area

The Cider Press,

Sway, New Forest
Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 2
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
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At a glance

  • Traditional country cottage with features boasting character
  • Endless forest walks just a five minute stroll from the front door
  • the local village pub is just a short walk from the property 
  • Hire bikes and head along the numerous cycling trails surrounding the property
  • A short distance from the coastal town of Lymington
  • A pretty garden complete with BBQ and furniture for al fresco dining
Property code: NFL94

Traditional country cottage a short stroll from the village pub. Explore the New Forest National Park which is five minutes from the cottage making this perfect  for outdoor enthusiasts.

Situated in the heart of the New Forest, this property is a great base for making the most of the surrounding countryside. Guests can hire bikes and head along the numerous cycling trails which cover the New Forest, or head out on foot and enjoy a lovely walk that finishes at the local pub. Spend the evening down in Lymington Quay, meandering the cobbled streets and exploring the independent shops of this pretty coastal town. For keen sailors, the nearby Sailing Centre in Lymington is a great place to learn.

The property has an inviting lounge which is a perfect spot for relaxing with a good book in front of the woodburner after a day spent outdoors. Wood floors add to the country style warmth of this charming property. A dining area provides a lovely space for entertaining and the open fire creates a wonderful ambience. The property has a lovely kitchen that’s well equipped with all the essentials for cooking up a storm. A utility room provides a great space for storing sandy flip flops and buckets and spades.

Upstairs there are four charming bedrooms. The first bedroom contains a beautiful super king-size sleigh bed and is decorated with neutral tones that add to the relaxing feel of the room. Two of the bedrooms contain single beds which can be joined together to create two king-size beds. The final bedroom in the property is a cosy single bedroom and there is a main bathroom with a shower over bath.

Outside there is a pretty garden and a patio area with a BBQ and garden furniture for al fresco dining.

Dogs fees are charged per dog at £20.00 for up to 7 nights, £40.00 for up to 14 nights and an additional £20.00 for every week or part week thereafter.

  • 1 super king-size bed, 2 zip and link super king-size beds which can be made into single beds
  • 1 bathroom with shower over and WC, 1 further en-suite shower room with WC to master super king bedroom and downstairs WC
  • Kichen with electric range cooker, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine and small TV
  • Parking for two or three cars
  • Electric and heating included
  • Bed linen (cot bedding not included) and towels included
  • Travel cot, booster seat, baby changing mat and stair gate available
  • Wi-Fi included (download limits apply)
  • Bicycle storage available
  • No smoking
  • 48” flat screen Smart Toshiba TV with Freeview
  • Sony music system with Bluetooth and USB connectivity
  • DAB, FM, CD Bluetooth micro system with NFC, Wi-Fi and apple airplay
  • Wood burner
  • Utility with Washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Gas central heating and combi boiler
  • Garden furniture available
  • BBQ (coals not supplied)
  • 2 well behaved dogs welcome

This property is personally managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 19 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Sophie, 2nd February 2018

We had such a lovely weekend away, the cottage was gorgeous and we loved the finishing touches like the flowers and cake that had been left for us. They really thought of everything! The rooms were great, and beds were comfy. All in all, it was a fabulous weekend break. Wed love to go back at some point.

Reviewed by Karen, 26th January 2018

The Cider Press is a really lovely cottage with every convenience you could need. It is well located for the New Forest and spotlessly clean. The owners were very friendly and helpful too.

Reviewed by Jane, 12th January 2018

This was a gorgeous little place, can't praise this place high enough. Everything that could be done for our comfort was done, can not praise the house or the location enough. Wouldn't hesitate to go back.

Reviewed by Victoria, 5th January 2018

Heavenly beds, very clean and fresh, fabulous location; many activities around to cram into a weekend, most definitely enough for a week or more, everything you could need has been thought of, extra special touches made it feel extremely welcoming, lovely local pub at the end of the road, children well catered for, excellent communication from the Read moreowners who seemed lovely and accommodating. Could not have asked for a better setting for out first adventure of 2018! :) Hide

Reviewed by Claire, 10th November 2017

True home away from home! Marie had thought of everything, this is a lovely cottage, perfect for a group of friends or a family getaway!

Reviewed by Olly, 13th October 2017

A really fantastic house close to both the forest and the coast. The house has been really well furnished and is a great base for New Forest exploring.

Reviewed by J, 6th October 2017

Lovely cottage, plenty of space. A great base for exploring the New Forest and a pub with good food at the end of the road. Perfect! Owners very helpful and thoughtful. Tastefully decorated and all your requirements thought of. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Carol, 8th September 2017

This cottage is delightful, the owners are the same. It is ultra clean and super comfy with everything you need. Lovely welcome pack on arrival for both humans and dog! It is very central for beaches, forest or towns and has many excellent, local pubs and restaurants. We would use again and highly recommend for a perfect holiday.

Reviewed by Lindsay, 1st September 2017

Beautiful cottage. Spacious and well equipped. Tasteful decor.

Reviewed by Emma, 25th August 2017

Very comfortable, clean and very well equipped cottage a real home from home. Great location with pub 2 min walking distance and local shops. Close to great cycling routes and beach.

Reviewed by Darren, 4th August 2017

What a fantastic time we had. The cottage is absolutely fantastic. It is ideally situated for all tourist attractions and has a few great pubs nearby. The cottage is spotlessly clean and a genuine home from home with everything you need to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. We all had a great time and would recommend the cider press to anyonRead moree. A big thank-you to our hosts who through their hard work and attention to detail made our stay a great one. Hide

Reviewed by Lesley, 9th June 2017

Great location. Wonderful cottage.We were especially impressed by our welcome letter with its clear and comprehensive explanations and suggestions for activities and by all the unique and fabulous aspects of the furnishings etc.

Reviewed by Rosie, 10th March 2017

Five friends and I had a wonderful stay at the cottage. It was beautifully decorated, spacious, so comfortable and such a useful utility room with our dog. One of the best cottages I've stayed in. The owners went out of their way to make local recommendations and make it a pleasant stay for us. The welcome hamper and homemade gorgeous lemon cake weRead morere such a thoughtful touch. Thank you so much - would highly recommend this cottage! Hide

Reviewed by Vassos, 12th February 2017

This was among the nicest cottages we've ever rented. We're a family of five (kids 12,10 & 2) and all five of us loved it! Perfect location, super welcome cake (cookies, wine...) and ace correspondence from the owners. Spent a week here, could have easily spent a fortnight.

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View towards the property
Lounge with welcoming woodburner
Dining room with open-fire
Dining room
Bake a treat or two!
Pretty kitchen perfect for a bake off!
En-suite shower room
Main super-kingsize bedroom
Super-king size bedroom
Bedroom detail
Show 5 moreTwin bedroom


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