HOBURNE PARK IS SITUATED IN A QUIET RESIDENTIAL AREA BETWEEN HIGHCLIFFE AND CHRISTCHURCH, DORSET

15 MINS WALK TO TO BEACHES OR MUDEFORD QUAY AND SHORT DRIVE TO THE NEW FOREST

NEARBY HIGHCLIFFE CASTLE ON THE CLIFFTOP OVERLOOKING THE SOLENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DAILY. 

STEAMER POINT ALSO ON THE CLIFFTOP HAS A NATURE RESERVE AND LOVELY VIEWS OF THE ISLE OF WIGHT

AVON BEACH WITH ITS ROWS OF BEACH-HUTS AND SAND/SHINGLE BEACH IS GREAT FOR THE KIDS.

MUDEFORD QUAY IS POPULAR FOR CRABBING AND WIND-SURFING - YOU CAN CATCH THE LITTLE FERRY HERE              TO CROSS OVER TO MUDEFORD SPIT & HENGISTBURY HEAD WHICH IS A SITE OF SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC INTEREST.

ALL THE ABOVE ARE WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF HOBURNE PARK AND ALL HAVE GREAT TEAROOMS. IF YOU ARE FEELING FIT YOU COULD RIDE YOUR BICYCLE OR THERE ARE BUS STOPS RIGHT OUTSIDE HOBURNE PARK.

           

NAISH BEACH                                                                              MUDEFORD QUAY

CHRISTCHURCH TOWN IS NEARBY WITH A GOOD SELECTION OF SHOPS AND A WEEKLY MARKET.  IT IS SET                    IN A LOVELY RIVERSIDE SETTING WITH A SMALL HARBOUR AND AN ANCIENT PRIORY.  THERE ARE NUMEROUS             PUBS, RESTAURANTS AND TEAROOMS.  THE REGAL CINEMA HAS THE LATEST FILMS & LIVE SHOWS.

THERE ARE MANY PLACES LOCALLY FOR FISHING INCLUDING FLY, BAIT, HARBOUR & BEACH-CASTING.                         THERE ARE VARIOUS PUBLIC GOLF COURSES NEARBY.  VARIOUS OTHER SPORTING ACTIVITIES ARE NEARBY      INCLUDING HORSE-RIDING, KAYAKING, WIND-SURFING, BOWLING ETC,

       

CHRISTCHURCH                                                                        HIGHCLIFFE CASTLE

HOBURNE PARK  IS JUST OFF THE EDGE OF THE NEW FOREST - THIS IS A GREAT AREA FOR WALKING, CYCLING AND EXPLORING.  ATTRACTIONS SUCH AS BEAULIEU VILLAGE, HOUSE AND MOTOR MUSEUM AND BUCKLERS HARD SHIPBIULDING MUSEUM ARE A SHORT DRIVE AWAY.  THE POPULAR NEW FOREST SHOW TAKES PLACE DURING THE LAST WEEK OF JULY & IS WELL WORTH A VISIT

VISIT NEARBY HURST CASTLE FOR A REALLY INTERESTING DAY OUT - WALK THE SPIT OR CATCH THE LITTLE BOAT FROM MILFORD ON SEA

SEE LIVE WEBCAMS FOR VIEWS & WEATHER - www.vision-link.co.uk/live-camera.php

LYMINGTON IS ABOUT 10 MILES AWAY.  IT IS A POPULAR MARKET TOWN WITH MANY HIGH-STREET AND DESIGNER SHOPS.  IT HAS A BUSY HARBOUR WHERE YOU CAN CATCH THE FERRY TO THE ISLE OF WIGHT

BOURNEMOUTH ABOUT 8 MILES AWAY HAS ALL THE FACILITIES YOU WOULD EXPECT TO FIND IN A MAJOR SEASIDE RESORT.  MILES OF SANDY BEACHES STRETCH FROM SOUTHBOURNE TO BOSCOMBE & ON TO ALUM CHINE.  THOUSANDS OF SPECTATORS VISIT THE BOURNEMOUTH INTERNATIONAL AIR FESTIVAL.  IT CAN BE VIEWED ANYWHERE ON THE SEAFRONT FROM SOUTHBOURNE TO POOLE.  IT COVERS AN EXTENDED WEEKEND IN AUGUST AND MOST ACTIVITIES ARE FREE.

POOLE HARBOUR AND CANFORD CLIFFS JUST BEYOND BOURNEMOUTH MAKE A GREAT DAY OUT.  YOU CAN DRIVE THOUGH SANDBANKS (MILLIONAIRS ROW) AND CATCH THE FERRY OVER TO STUDLAND BAY FOR UNSPOILT BEACHES AND SAND-DUNES THAT GO ON FOR MILES.  YOU CAN ALSO VISIT BROWNSEA ISLAND, ANOTHER SITE OF SPECIAL SCIENTIFIC INTEREST.

IF YOU HAVE LITTLE ONES THEN A DAY OUT AT PAULTONS PARK WITH PEPPA-PIG WORLD IS A MUST.  ITS JUST 35 MINS DRIVE FROM HOBURNE PARK

BOVINGTON TANK MUSEUM OR MONKEY WORLD MAKE A GREAT FAMILY DAY OUT AT LESS THAN A HOURS DRIVE

YOU CAN FIND MUCH MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SURROUNDING AREA ON THE FOLLOWING WEBSITES

www.visitchristchurch.info   &   www.bournemouth.co.uk  

www.thenewforest.co.uk  &  www.avon-beach.co.uk

www.paultonspark.co.uk  &  www.monkeyworld.org

www.tankmuseum.org  & www.hurstcastle.co.uk