Forest Holidays Blackwood Forest

Luxury, tranquillity and woodland adventure - a break with Forest Holidays in the stunning Blackwood Forest lets you design an unforgettable escape to the heart of the Hampshire countryside.
  • Sleeps: Varies
  • Bedrooms: Varies
  • Bathrooms: Varies
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights

From romance to family fun, blissful spa treatments to guided tours with your own Forest Ranger, tailor your perfect holiday exactly to your liking.

Beneath the towering beech trees of Blackwood Forest, you’ll discover no fewer than 60 Forest Holidays cabins. In a variety of designs to suit all group sizes and budgets, each one beautifully complements this gorgeous woodland setting on the outside, and offers endless comfort inside.

You’ll find touches of opulence and incredible attention to detail throughout – from toiletries in the stylish bathroom to the flat-screen TV in the cosy living area (which even lets you order food and drink to your cabin!). All options also have their own outdoor deck, complete with seating and a BBQ – great for getting closer to nature in the shade of the beech trees.

Golden Oak Cabin (sleeps 2-8)
You’ll discover a variety of indulgent Golden Oak Cabins in Blackwood Forest. Varying in size to suit anyone from couples to large families. Settle back in the spacious living room as the wood-burning stove crackles away, or wrap up in fluffy robes after an evening spent in the glorious outdoor hot tub – and with some of the best locations in the forest, you’ll never get tired of your stunning surroundings.

Golden Oak Treehouse (sleeps 10)
Perfect for larger groups, the Golden Oak Treehouse sleeps up to 10 people across five bedrooms. What’s more, one of those bedrooms is found in a treehouse extension for total forest immersion! Accessed via a rope bridge from the main Golden Oak Cabin, this bolthole-on-stilts features an extra en-suite bedroom for the sweetest of dreams.

Golden Oak Hideaway (sleeps 2)
Romantics will fall in love with the Golden Oak Hideaway, built exclusively for two to enjoy the ultimate couples’ retreat in this fairy-tale forest. Enjoy a decadent escape together in your dreamy love nest, where you’ll find a wood-burning stove, a totally romantic sunken bath for two (complete with a view of the forest), a hot tub and even a hammock on the decking (in selected hideaways) for those lazy afternoons together. Sheer heaven!

Silver Birch Cabin (sleeps 4-6)
The Silver Birch Cabins – available in both 3- and 4-bedroom versions – are the perfect choice for families or friends looking for contemporary comfort during their woodland stay. Each one is fully equipped to the highest standard, and with the added bonus of an outdoor hot tub, you can guarantee superb comfort.

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At a glance

  • Gorgeous architect-designed woodland cabins in 270-hectare Blackwood Forest, Hampshire
  • Choose from a range of luxurious cabins:
    • Golden Oak Cabin (sleeps 2-8) – incl. hot tub
    • Golden Oak Treehouse (sleeps 10) – a treehouse extension to Golden Oak Cabin
    • Golden Oak Hideaway (sleeps 2) – incl. hot tub
    • Silver Birch Cabin (sleeps 4-6) – incl. hot tub
  • All accommodation boasts beautiful design and luxurious touches throughout
  • Onsite Forest Retreat, with shop and café
  • Pet friendly cabins available
  • Incredible range of onsite activities and in-cabin treats – tailor your perfect woodland holiday
  • Ideal for exploring Hampshire and surrounding counties


  • Disability Accessible
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Hot Tubs
  • Large Groups


Golden Oak Cabins sleep up to 8, mix of double ensuite rooms and twin bedrooms depending on size, bedding & towels provided, bathrobes, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, underfloor heating, fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, gas BBQ, parking for 2 cars.

Golden Oak Treehouse sleeps 10, 2 double master ensuite bedrooms, 2 twin bedrooms with shower room, double extension ensuite room, bedding & towels provided, bathrobes, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, underfloor heating, fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, gas BBQ, parking for 2 cars.

Golden Oak Hideaway sleeps 2, double master ensuite bedroom, bedding & towels provided, bathrobes, sunken bathtub, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, underfloor heating, kitchen, dishwasher, American fridge freezer, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, hammock, gas BBQ, parking for 1 car.

Silver Birch Cabins sleep 4-6, double master ensuite bedroom, twin bedroom, bedding provided, bathrobes, flat-screen TV & entertainment package, wood-burning stove, underfloor heating, fully equipped kitchen, hot tub, terrace, outdoor furniture, BBQ rack, parking for 2 cars.

Local activities

Blenheim Palace, Bombay Sapphire distillery, cycling, GoApe, tank driving, go karting, swimming, fly fishing, gardens, antique stores, museums, galleries, horse riding, nature reserves, golf.

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As well as a beautiful hideaway to enjoy at Blackwood Forest, guests are invited to take advantage of a huge range of superb Forest Holidays activities, each one bound to make your visit even more special. Soak up the great outdoors with canoeing, archery, clay pigeon shooting or geocaching. Hire bikes, explore a range of forest trails right from your cabin, or enjoy a private tour with your Forest Ranger to learn more about the forest around you.

Or why not make your stay extra luxurious with wine, chocolates and flowers delivered to your cabin, as well as in-cabin spa treatments, Champagne breakfasts and delicious meals cooked by your personal chef? Ultimately, your visit to Blackwood Forest can be tailored exactly to you and your preferences. It doesn’t get much better than that.

You can book all these fantastic treats and activities at the onsite Forest Retreat, where you can also stop for a coffee or bite to eat, and even pick up locally sourced essentials (and the odd indulgence) in the handy shop.

There’s also much more to explore beyond the 270 hectares of Blackwood Forest if the fancy takes you. In this gorgeous area of Britain, you’re perfectly placed for discovering historic Winchester, the wonderful New Forest, and popular Portsmouth. Blenheim Palace is just over an hour away by car, while Downton Abbey fans can step back in time at Highclere Castle – just 25 minutes away. The kids will be well and truly spoiled at Peppa Pig World, Go Ape and the Marwell Wildlife Park, while adults may be more content with a tour of the nearby Bombay Sapphire Distillery!

With so much to do both in Blackwood Forest and beyond, you’ll never be short of ways to fill your days at Forest Holidays. And with so much flexibility to tailor your stay exactly to your wishes – from relaxation to outdoor adventure – you’re guaranteed a holiday you’ll remember for a lifetime.

Things to note

Minimum 3 night stay starting Fridays or 4 nights starting Mondays, dog friendly cabins are available and must be pre-booked at a cost of £15 per dog per night, dogs should not be left unattended.

Where you'll be staying

Blackwood Forest, Hampshire

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