View towards the rear of this characterful property
Stunning open-plan space with vaulted ceiling
Settle down with a film
Stylish kitchen and dining area
Spacious kind-size mezzanine bedroom
King-size mezzanine bedroom with privacy screen
Contemporary bathroom with separate shower
Comfy twin mezzanine bedroom
Enjoy a nice drink on the patio
View towards the front of this former Methodist Chapel
1 / 10  View towards the rear of this characterful property
2 / 10  Stunning open-plan space with vaulted ceiling
3 / 10  Settle down with a film
4 / 10  Stylish kitchen and dining area
5 / 10  Spacious kind-size mezzanine bedroom
6 / 10  King-size mezzanine bedroom with privacy screen
7 / 10  Contemporary bathroom with separate shower
8 / 10  Comfy twin mezzanine bedroom
9 / 10  Enjoy a nice drink on the patio
10 / 10  View towards the front of this former Methodist Chapel

Woodgreen Old Chapel,

Fordingbridge (3mls NE), New Forest
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 2
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Former Methodist chapel in a tranquil village of Woodgreen
  • Set within the breath-taking landscape of the New Forest National Park
  • Stunning open-plan space with vaulted ceiling and mezzanine bedrooms
  • Enjoy cooking up culinary delights in the stylish kitchen area
  • Take a walk or ride along one of the many routes through the surrounding area
  • Located near the pretty Riverside town of Fordingbridge
Property code: 56823

Unwind in this charming former chapel. Take time out to relax in the stunning open-plan space or take a walk in the beautiful countryside surrounding the village.

Set in a peaceful location within the fragile landscape of the New Forest, this characterful building has an abundance of charm and was awarded a Certificate of Merit by the New Forest National Park Building Design Award 2019 for the Conservation category. The pretty village of Woodgreen has community shop and a pub and is surrounded by beautiful countryside, making it the ideal spot for walking and cycling. Many picturesque towns and villages are easily accessible from here, including Fordingbridge and Ringwood, which both offer a great selection of cafes, shops and restaurants. Heading further South from the chapel is the coast. Sandy beaches can be found at Bournemouth, Mudeford and Highcliffe, making them popular destinations for a day out by the sea. The cathedral cities of Salisbury and Southampton are within easy reach for a spot of retail therapy.

From the parking area to the rear of the chapel a small pathway and steps lead you to the rear entrance. A utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer can be found just inside the door. With space for muddy boots and paws it's the ideal spot for unwrapping after those winter walks. Just opposite is a contemporary bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC. A step down brings you into the fantastic open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner, this room is the perfect social space as it is warmed by underfloor heating and has character features in abundance, including vaulted windows and galleried bedrooms above. The stylish kitchen area is well-equipped with an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge with ice compartment and dishwasher. With an inviting dining area just opposite, you can enjoy relaxed meals here. In the lounge area relax on the comfy sofa and enjoy a film on the TV/DVD. A separate WC and steps to the front entrance can be found at the end of the lounge area. Two individual stair cases lead from the lounge to the open mezzanine style bedrooms: one a king-size and the other a twin. Both bedrooms benefit from privacy screens.

Heading outside from the rear door you will find an inviting patio, with garden furniture and gas BBQ, its the perfect spot for enjoying a drink or meal outdoors. There is off-road parking available to the rear of the chapel for two cars.

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

  • 2 bedrooms – 1 king-size and 1 twin (both on mezzanine overlooking the lounge area) with privacy screens
  • 1 bathroom and 1 separate WC
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge with ice compartment, dishwasher and microwave
  • Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Electric and underfloor heating on ground floor and central heating included 
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Dogs will be safe outside on a lead
  • Beach 15 miles, shop and pub within walking distance
  • TV and DVD in lounge
  • Gas BBQ available

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 27 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Rebecca, 21st December 2019

Wonderful place to stay. Our second visit and just as brilliant the second time as the first. Great place to stay if you love walking and exploring. The chapel is comfy and cosy and a perfect base for the New Forest.

Reviewed by Sandra, 27th September 2019

The coverted Chapel was of a high standard. Off road parking. It was fully equiped wahing machine, tumble dryer, and all cooking necessities. The owner of the property is very helpful and friendly. It is situated in a very quiet "high street" ideal for relaxation, plenty of local walks and others not to far away. Good place for trips out to discoveRead morer more of the new forest. We also had visits from the local ponies and donkeys. Hide

Reviewed by Malcolm, 6th September 2019

Beautifully converted chapel in a beautiful area of the New Forest. Had a lovely time and Mrs Hart was very welcoming.

Reviewed by Julie, 24th August 2019

The Old Chapel is recently refurbished to a very high standard. we felt very at home and had an amazing week exploring the new forest, isle of wight and the near by coast. The owner Jenny lives next door and is a wonderful, kind lady and we really enjoyed talking to her when ever we bumped into each other. thank you so much for all you advice on whRead moreere to walk our dogs. The local pub is a few hundred yrs down the road, has a big garden with great food. Local shop is also very close. Hide

Reviewed by Andrew, 19th August 2019

This converted chapel was magnificent in every way A modern touch has been applied to every bit of it The location and facilities were perfect too

Reviewed by Bianca, 27th July 2019

Great location, spacy new cottage in cosy woodgreen.

Reviewed by Allison, 5th July 2019

Perfect getaway, beautifully designed, and in a wonderful village. Loved every minute.

Reviewed by Gary, 21st June 2019

Cottage itself was very high standard it had everything you could need. Location was great lots of ponies walking around the village and great access to the new forest.walking distance to village pub and local stores.

Reviewed by Michael, 27th April 2019

Beautiful, comfortable and historic cottage in a wonderful setting. A warm welcome awaits from owner Jenny. Spent hours sitting in the small suntrap patio area just listening to the bountiful birdsong - 27 bird species seen (or heard) in, or from, the garden. Woodgreen is an excellent location to explore the New Forest National park and surroundingRead more countryside and towns. The Village Community Shop and recently re-opened local pub also provide amazing local fare whether eating in or out! Hide

Reviewed by Mark, 5th April 2019

Wonderfully clean and great welcome (flowers a lovely touch). Spacious living and all the fcailities you could want. Fantastic location for those with a dog.

Reviewed by Michele, 18th March 2019

The Old Chapel was beautiful with fabulous amenities, as was the location. Jenny was an amazing host very welcoming, kind and thoughtful to me and my cat Boo! My first holiday in years, very pet friendly indeed. I (we) will be staying again. Thank you jenny also for allowing me to stay a few extra hours due to building work not quite completed. It Read morewas very kind and thoughtful of you. Hide

Reviewed by Shirley, 21st February 2019

Fabulous converted old chapel! The Old Chapel is a beautiful conversion, immaculately clean, cosy and very well equipped with a very warm host! We visited as a family to make the most of the cycling routes around the New Forest and whilst we had to drive to pick up the best family paths, the Chapel was a great base to come home to, being set in a lRead moreovely small village with ponies and horses regularly seen around the Main Street. The village community shop is close by for any necessities. Hide

Reviewed by Laura, 22nd December 2018

Restoration of this delightful Old Chapel has been carried out to a very high standard. The property has everything you need, is warm and comfortable. Woodgreen is a lovely village ideally located for exploring all the wonderful areas of the New Forest. Great for walking and cycling. No hesitation to recommend - we had a most enjoyable stay and hopRead moree to return. Hide

Reviewed by Corinne, 9th November 2018

the Old Chapel was amazing,immaculately clean,extremely well equipped,a very comfy bed, relaxed and lovely feel to the chapel,we loved the boot room,where it was welcomed to wipe the dogs feet and take our wellies off before entering the main chapel,a short walk from the forest and local shop,that has all you need,30 minutes from the sandy beach ofRead more Bournemouth,and not far from all other little villages,and what a lovely welcome from Jenny a wonderful kind lady we will be back next year Hide

Reviewed by E, 19th October 2018

The Old Chapel is in a perfect location for walking and cycling in the The New Forest and all attractions are easily accessible by car. The accommodation is comfortable and relaxing. We will definitely be staying there again!

Reviewed by Louise, 14th September 2018

Don't hesitate to book! Five stars all the way

Reviewed by Paul, 31st August 2018

A lovely spacious quality dog friendly property, well equipped. Washer and dryer in utility, so we returned home minus the mountain of dirty washing we usually have. We really enjoyed our stay in this beautiful recently converted chapel. Special mention to Jenny the owner for the warm welcome and showing us the photos of the renovation work from stRead moreart to finish. Good luck with the nomination you have been put forward to be considered for, you really deserve it xx Hide

Reviewed by JULIET, 24th August 2018

Lovely accomodation in a pretty & peaceful location

Reviewed by Kathryn, 17th August 2018

Fantastic location, great walks straight out of the door. Great communal area.

Reviewed by Ralph, 27th July 2018

Loved staying in this converted chapel. The owner Jenny was very friendly and made our stay very relaxing. We were made welcome in every way. The chapel was extremely comfortable spotless. Tastefully decorated, which has also given us some ideas!!. We were able to cook for the family very well as the kitchen was very well equipped. We hope to returRead moren to the chapel at some point. We hope that everyone else that stays has as good a time as we did. Hide

Reviewed by Mark, 8th July 2018

We stayed at The Chapel for 3 nights. Jennifer is a wonderful host and made us feel really welcome. The accommodation is tastefully decorated and located in a great spot but also within a short distance of larger towns. The Chapel is fitted out with everything you would need to self-cater like you were at your own home. Woodgreen and the surrounds Read moreof the New Forest have some lovely walks and cafes. Would definitely recommend this accommodation for families. Hide

Reviewed by Edwin, 22nd June 2018

We had a fabulous stay at The Old Chapel. It was immaculate, comfortable and in a wonderful setting. Jenny was great. She made us feel welcome - including our pup who took a real shine to her. We would have stayed longer had we been able, but we are already looking forward to our next visit.

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