Wildlife and nature

Wildlife, Nature and Gardens


Back to nature - visit the animals, birds, creepy crawlies and beautiful flower gardens close by.

Liberty’s Owl Raptor and Reptile Centre

At Liberty's you will find a large collection of Birds Of Prey, including Owls, Hawks, Falcons and Vultures, as well as a collection of Reptiles and other creepy crawlies in our Reptile House.
Approx. 20 minutes/10 miles from Sandy Balls Holiday Village.
Crow Lane, Ringwood, Hampshire BH24 3EA
www.libertyscentre.co.uk

New Forest Wildlife Park

Enjoy the amazing animals at this beautiful park with its fabulous adventure playgrounds, feeding sessions, keeper talks and special events year round.
Approx. 30 minutes/15 miles from Sandy Balls Holiday Village.
Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, Southampton, Hampshire SO40 4UH
www.newforestwildlifepark.co.uk

Mottisfont House and Gardens 

A romantic house and gallery set in beautiful riverside gardens.
Approx. 35 minutes/18 miles from Sandy Balls Holiday Village.
Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 0LP
www.nationaltrust.org.uk/mottisfont

Longdown Activity Park

Hands on family fun with a daily schedule of farming activities, including bottle-feeding kid goats and cuddles with baby bunnies.
Approx. 35 minutes/17 miles from Sandy Balls Holiday Village.
Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, Southampton, Hampshire SO40 7EH
www.longdownfarm.co.uk

Marwell Zoo

Explore Marwell Zoo a 140 acre park with train and 3 adventure playgrounds and 100’s of animals – including giraffes, tigers and penguins.
Approx. 40 minutes/25 miles from Sandy Balls Holiday Village.
Thompsons Lane, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 1JH
www.marwell.org.uk

Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway

A spectacular garden set in a 200 acre site with rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and rare trees and shrubs. With a steam railway running every day the gardens are open giving a 20 minute tour of the gardens.
Approx. 40 minutes/25 miles from Sandy Balls Holiday Village.
Exbury, Southampton, Hampshire SO45 1AZ
www.exbury.co.uk

Suitability
Everyone

New Forest and beyond

Explore Sandy Balls

UK holidays, weekend breaks and short breaks at Sandy Balls Holiday Centre set in the New Forest National Park. We provide high quality holiday accommodation in luxury lodges and caravans and we also cater for tourers and campers. We have a range of facilities including a restaurant, pub, beauty suite,cycle centre and two swimming pools. There is also fantastic activties for all from archery and laser clay pigeon shooting to team games, arts and crafts and much more!