View of the property
Relax by the woodburner
Lounge with exposed beams and woodburner
Dining room looking into the kitchen
Dining room
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom
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Wood's Thatch,

Godshill (10mls NE), New Forest
Visit Britain rating: 4 stars
Sleeps 4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs allowed 3
Downstairs bathroom
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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Property code: THATC


This restored detached cottage sits peacefully within the grounds of the owner’s property and is a couple of miles from the village of Awbridge.

The cottage is situated in rural Hampshire, found in the heart of the picturesque Test Valley, 2 miles from the vibrant market town of Romsey, with the ancient cathedral cities of Salisbury and Winchester, both approximately 14 miles away. The village is situated on the Test Way, which passes by many pretty villages, historic churches, and country houses. Nearby Romsey offers visitors a fine selection of shops and restaurants, Romsey Abbey, or the home of the Mountbatten family at Broadlands. The National Trust’s Mottisfont Abbey is well worth a day out. Alternatively, take the short drive to the New Forest, ideal for keen walkers and cyclists.

The accommodation offers TWO bedrooms: 1 double and 1 twin. Downstairs bathroom: with shower over bath and WC. Lounge: with TV, DVD, iPod dock and woodburner. Dining room. Kitchen: well-equipped with electric hob, double oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine and microwave. Outside: partially enclosed garden with patio area with seating and BBQ. Amenities: parking for 2 vehicles. Bed linen, towels, electric, central heating, Wi-Fi, telephone with free UK landline calls included. Regret no smoking. 3 dogs welcome. Additional info: dog washing and drying facilities are available for use onsite in the dog barn. Location: Dog grooming facilities and pub 2 miles, shop less than 1 mile with Post Office. Arrival: 3pm.


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.

This property joined our collection in 2014 and is managed by Claire.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 17 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Brad, 6th April 2018

Its a beautiful cottage in a very peaceful location. The welcome pack of breakfast, wine and dog treats etc was a lovely surpise.

Reviewed by Leigh, 12th February 2018

The cottage has absolutely everything you could possibly need. Its spacious and comfortable. The owner lives next door and is really friendly and helpful. We received a brilliant welcome pack and there were even treats for our dog. You are close to so many lovely places to visit, the New Forest (and ponies), Bournemouth, the Isle of Wight is only aRead more short ferry trip away. I will definitely be coming back and would thoroughly recommend this cottage. Hide

Reviewed by Robert, 2nd February 2018

Beautiful thatched property .. Very clean and welcoming everything you need and more supplied.. First place we have been to that supplied such amazing welcome pack... Fridge contained.. butter .. local Butcher sausages (amazing) and bacon..milk.. fresh farm eggs. coffee , tea, jam and bread.. and the dogs were well catered for as well. Dog beds, toRead morewels, bowls, treats poop bags and identity tags provided. Hide

Reviewed by Mr , 26th January 2018

Beautiful thatched cottage for a quiet , peaceful break and ideal for dogs. Made to feel very welcome by Caroline on arrival and we appreciated the exceptional welcome pack. We will definitely be going back .

Reviewed by John Paul, 5th January 2018

Apart from being a little far from a shop its perfect, Caroline has thought of everything in the cottage. We had a lovely stay and enjoyed it very much!

Reviewed by Hazel, 4th November 2017

We have stayed in quite a few holiday cottages but can honestly rank Woods Thatch amongst the best. Very well equipped cottage, comfy kingsized bed and good sized rooms with a lovely cosy wood burner to snuggle up to in the evenings. Owner also provided a very thoughtful welcome pack that catered for us both -a meat eater and a vegetarian. Our dogsRead more had a welcome pack too! Well located for both daytrips out and local walks. Good wifi connection. We came home feeling relaxed and refreshed :-) Hide

Reviewed by Jonathan, 28th October 2017

Wonderful place. We loved it here. Beautiful cosy cottage. Incredibly well equipped - Caroline has thought of everything! Great location for exploring the New Forest. Remote and peaceful - but only a short drive to the New Forest. Ideal. Wed love to visit again.

Reviewed by Grahame, 22nd September 2017

Beautiful. The owner was very welcoming and the complimentary welcome pack was amazing. The cottage had everything you could need. Our dogs were made extremely welcome with towels, bowls and treats. The location was excellent. We would definitely stay again.

Reviewed by Lynsey, 1st September 2017

Woods Thatch is beautiful! Bigger than it looks and equipped so well you want for nothing. The dogs are well catered for with towels, treats, shampoo and bowls. The nice touch was the holiday ID tags for them. Caroline left us a wonderful welcome pack, catering to my veggie needs as well as my husband's and is respectful of privacy, we didn't know Read moreshe was there! Great location, with shops a short drive in Romsey and easy access to the New Forest and the coast. Very relaxing! Will book again! Hide

Reviewed by Eileen, 14th July 2017

Wonderful thatch cottage in a fantastic location to explore the south coast; in a quiet village but only a couple of miles from main routes to explore further afield and into Romsey with excellent facilities and shops. Easy access to the New Forest, Stonehenge, and only 90 minutes to Brighton, which is well worth a visit. Excellent host who provideRead mored a fantastic welcome hamper and nearby a totally GLUTEN FREE gastro pub,the Compass Inn, which was fantastic. Would highly recommend Woods Thatch. Hide

Reviewed by Sharon, 23rd June 2017

Have stayed in lots of holiday cottages over the years, this is easily up there with the best. The location is private and peaceful, close to lots of places to visit. Cottage is comfortable and well equipped, owners lovely, helpful and respectful of privacy. I would highly recommend this cottage.

Reviewed by Ray, 16th June 2017

This was our second stay at this lovely cottage and we have already booked to return. The property is very well equipped and maintained and the owner ensures everything possible is done to ensure renter comfort.

Reviewed by Ruth, 6th June 2017

This cottage is delightful! It is extremely well equipped and the owner has added lots of little touches which make it very special, e.g. dog treats, lovely welcome pack, wood burner set up for easy use, in addition to everyday things that mean you don't have to go out and buy them e.g. washing up liquid and sponges, dishwasher tablets, etc. The beRead moreds were very comfortable. Would definitely return. Hide

Reviewed by Sophie, 19th May 2017

The perfect cottage to just get away from everything for a week. Brilliant location - close enough to drive to days out but far enough away to appreciate the quiet surroundings. It was truly stunning. So well equipped, we wanted for nothing. The owner has thought of every little detail. Gorgeous welcome pack also. Can't wait to return. Don't let thRead moree pictures fool you - it's a lot bigger than it looks! Hide

Reviewed by Michael, 5th May 2017

lovely cottage, fully equipped, comfortable,nice quiet location and the owner seems to have thought of everything, very welcoming,for humans and dogs!

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View of the property
Relax by the woodburner
Lounge with exposed beams and woodburner
Dining room looking into the kitchen
Dining room
Double bedroom
Double bedroom
Twin bedroom


Note: As the postcode is used to identify the general area of the property, it may not always reflect its precise location, therefore please only use this map as a guide.

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