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-king size bedroom
Spacious and light super-king sized bedroom
Super-king sized zip and link bedroom
Property detail
Twin bedroom
Bedroom detail
Single bedroom
Family Bathroom
Enjoy the sunny terrace
View towards the cottage from the garden area
Wander down to the decked area and relax listening to the birds sing
Relaxing decked area
Spacious utility room
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20 / 21  Relaxing decked area
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The Cider Press,

Sway, New Forest
Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 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.

Located within five minutes from New Forest ancient landscape and the local village pub makes this an ideal spot for those looking to explore and appreciate the New Forest. Within just a short stroll you will find the New Forest with its ancient landscape with ponies and donkeys that roam freely as well as many other animals and wildlife. There are 100 miles of off road designated cycle routes or for town visits, Lymington with its cobbled quay and excellent Saturday market is within a ten minute drive away.

Featuring a cosy wood burning stove and relaxing décor, the living room is great for unwinding and catching up with the family. The kitchen is well equipped with electric range cooker, gas hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine and small TV. For seasonal fresh ingredients, there are plenty of nearby farm shops for picking up tasty essentials. Enjoy a meal around the large oak table in the dining room, perfect for socialising. There is also a handy cloakroom with WC and utility room on the ground floor.

Upstairs are four bedrooms, one with a super king-size bed and en-suite shower room and WC and two more bedrooms with super king-size beds that can be converted into two single beds each. The fourth bedroom has one single bed and there is a family bathroom with shower over bath and WC. There are lots of child facilities available to use such as a travel cot, highchair, booster seat, changing mat and books and games to keep children entertained.

Outside there is plenty of room for al fresco dining with garden furniture and a BBQ. The pretty patio and gardens are ideal for evening refreshments and there is buggy, bike or canoe storage available in the garage. There’s parking for up to three cars and two well-behaved dogs are welcome. The surrounding grounds are private and fenced off. Parking is plentiful and secure bike storage is available for guests to use too.

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

  • 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 up to 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 joined our collection in 2016 and is managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 28 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Justin, 25th October 2019

Fantastic, cosy cottage, ideal for great family break. Cleanest cottage weve stayed in, with all mod cons and very comfortable beds. A gem.

Reviewed by Bridget, 4th October 2019

Fantastic cottage. Very clean, comfortable and cosy plus the bonus of a lovely pub just minutes from the door. Really was a home from home and the owner was very helpful and was easily contactable when needed.

Reviewed by Tracy, 20th September 2019

The cottage has a wonderful homely feel with little touches of luxury (cake & flowers)! The kitchen is very well equipped which is great as we love self catering using local produce. Dogs are catered for with bowl, towel, poop bags & treats. Location os great for everywhere.

Reviewed by Emma, 9th August 2019

The cottage is in a great location. There is a friendly pub which serves great food at the top of the road which is also dog friendly. It is near to all the bike routes and the little quirky towns of Brockenhurst and Burley. Milford on Sea is also a short drive away which is a dog friendly beach and great for crabbing. The cottage is very comfortabRead morele and clean has everything you need. We have stayed here twice now and would definitely come back. Hide

Reviewed by Sarah, 19th July 2019

Perfectly located with the most comfortable beds in the New Forest. A home away from home.

Reviewed by GILLIAN, 28th June 2019

What a fabulous cottage, in a great location, we had an amazing time! Very well equipped, and comfortable. We felt at home within minutes of arriving. Situated within 200 yards of great dog walks and a dog friendly pub. The New Forest offers both countryside and seaside. We were fortunate with perfect weather, but would have had a great holiday regRead moreardless, so much to do! Hide

Reviewed by Gennette, 24th May 2019

An amazing property with a lovely welcome pack. A fantastic pub a short walk away with good food... dogs welcome. Good butchers and deli in the village. Would recommend this property to anyone.

Reviewed by Hilary, 29th March 2019

Welcoming atmosphere, beautifully put together, everything you could possible need for a relaxing holiday. No need to drive to find beautiful walks, just a few steps up the road . Peaceful, no traffic noise here. Comfy and cosy, in equal measure, and there are teddy bears too. Whats not to like. Thank you to the lovely owners for allowing us to shaRead morere there beautiful cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Nicky, 22nd March 2019

Wonderful cottage, comfortable beds, immaxukate, well equipped, homely, Snug. Great location.

Reviewed by Mark, 8th March 2019

Cant fault this property at all felt like a home from home with extra touches which were a lovely surprise highly recommended

Reviewed by Louise, 15th February 2019

Such a homely, well-equipped cottage. We had a such wonderful stay and felt at home from the moment we stepped inside. The hosts are extremely helpful and have thought of everything that you could need during your stay, from literature about days out/walks/eating out etc, crabbing nets for the children, dog necessities and of course the wonderful wRead moreelcome hamper! Ideal location too as everywhere seemed to be within a 20 minute drive away, which was perfect (and only a 2 minute walk to the pub!) Hide

Reviewed by Allison, 18th January 2019

This was a lovely cottage, very well equipped and beautifully decorated. Lots of attention to detail and very helpful owners. It is better than it looks on the website and situated a couple of minutes walk from the open forest and from a pub. We enjoyed our weekend very much.

Reviewed by Irene, 28th December 2018

A wonderful cottage. A 3 mins walk to the open New Forest, a 5 mins drive to woodland and a 1 mins walk to a pub. What more would you want.

Reviewed by Karen, 21st December 2018

Absolutely fabulous cottage situated in a friendly, beautiful village with an outstanding pub. The house is exceptionally equipped, well furnished, extremely comfortable bed - a home from home. The owner went to great trouble to make our Christmas stay incredibly comfortable - a beautifully decorated tree, tasteful decorations and a super hamper grRead moreeeted us upon our arrival. We will definitely stay there again! Hide

Reviewed by Mrs C.P, 1st July 2016

Perfect cottage! We very much enjoyed the walks in the arboretum and visiting Lymington and Exbury gardens. Extremely efficient and helpful.

Reviewed by Mrs A.C, 6th June 2016

Superbly presented with attention to every detail. Lots to do, coast and countryside. Very straightforward booking process.

Reviewed by Miss J.B, 24th May 2016

Excellent standard, home from home! Friendly & helpful team.

Reviewed by Mr A.D, 6th May 2016

Thank you so much for a lovely weekend in your amazing cottage. We all loved it and had great fun exploring the new forest. We were so pleasantly surprised at all the nice touches, like the flowers, fudge and shortbread! We will be recommending the cottage to our friends for future stays.

Reviewed by Mrs S.C., 22nd February 2016

It is a pleasure to book with NFL as it is straightforward, easy and very efficient. A fantastic company! The owners had gone to great efforts to make the cottage a wonderfully warm and inviting family home! We had a lovely few days and definitely hope to return again soon!

Reviewed by Mrs J. W., 10th November 2015

Absolutely lovely. THE most fantastic welcome hamper which was so much appreciated . Lovely homely touches to the cottage. Good quality crockery and cutlery, bed linen and furnishings made this lovely home feel very luxurious. Local pub, Hare & Hounds, very friendly and great food. Listening to the owls at night was a real treat. Fabulous holiday. Read moreA fantastic info book belonging to the cottage offered great detail of local activities/pubs etc and we followed that. Very easy on book on line Hide

Reviewed by Mrs V. D., 3rd November 2015

It was perfect, clearly a great deal of work and attention had gone into making it so comfortable. Thank you

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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-king size bedroom
Spacious and light super-king sized bedroom
Super-king sized zip and link bedroom
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