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Bolton's Bench, Lyndhurst
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Bolton's Bench is located in Lyndhurst. Plan to visit Bolton's Bench during your Lyndhurst vacation using our convenient Lyndhurst tourist route planner.
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Took 3 year old to see the ponies, donkeys and cows. Took a picnic with us and sat on bench eating. Was worried we would be approached by scavenging ponies but they just ignored us. Took care not to l... read more »
Park in one of the four free parking areas in this beautiful spot just outside of Lyndhurst. There are several short or long walks from here or you can picnic, play games on the huge grassy areas, wat... read more »
Bolton's Bench is a good starting point for walks along the heathland adjacent to Lyndhurst. There are options for short or long walks.
It's an iconic piece of the New Forest; a hillock topped with ancient yews. The grass is kept cropped by the wild ponies and grazing cattle. On from the hill is a thatched cricket pavilion and the only path in the forest that is dry even in the winter. Four small car parks and space to picnic, play rounders or just relax.
Busy in the summer and also in the winter when it snows!
I feel VERY strongly about horses... If you do too... Come to this place ................. Neigh
Tidy place, free parking, nice even on a wet day.
The only reason 2 stars is for play area service needs to be quicker and toilets need to be clean and work sorry staff were polite
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