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Kingfisher Retreat

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just returned from Kingfisher after a lovely 3 day break. This we think is our 13th or 14th time and it is just like coming home! Nothing is too much trouble for Chrissy and Martyn and they treat us like friends. The location is brilliant and the cottage is so idyllic, charming and peaceful; with a lovely lake which is...

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Armitage
Reviewed 16 April 2017

A wonderful place to stay, fabulous accommodation and a great location for walking. Chrissy and Martyn are very good at everything they do, Chrissy's home made bread is heavenly! We felt as if we had arrived as guests but left as friends. We would not hesitate to recommend a stay here .

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Our third visit, and second time occupying the conversion above the garage. Excellent standard maintained. Clean, spacious,comfortable (very large bed beneath Velux window allows you to lie back and look at the stars!). High quality breakfast. Good walks from the property. A great B&B.

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Essex
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We have stayed 2 wonderful nights at the Kingfisher Retreat. Beautiful location and accommodation. A HUGE thank you to Chrissy and Martyn for making us feel so welcome. As a vegan i also had Linda Mcartney sausages for breakfast! Would highly recommend for a stay in the New Forest.

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review , you are a lovely couple and hopefully we can welcome you to the forest again. Kingfisher-retreat.co.uk

Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Just returned from a little piece of heaven which is Kingfisher Retreat . Our Gardeners Lodge was comfortable and warm ,and offered the privacy if required . Chrissy and Martyn are exceptional hosts, on hand to advise on every aspect. Breakfast in the fabulous main house overlooking the wildlife pond, is first class, with a choice of fresh fruit yogurt,...

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very flattering review, it certainly makes Martyn and I feel very good, we enjoy what we do and are very lucky with the guests that we welcome to our home. Chrissy@kingfisher-retreat.co.uk 01425654889

Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Just returning from a lovely long weekend away to celebrate valentines & my husbands birthday. The accommodation was fantastic, very clean, cosy, homely and a massive super king bed! Our hosts, Chrissie & Martyn, were very welcoming & friendly and made a beautiful cooked breakfast. They also provided a lovely choice of fresh fruit, Greek yoghurt and cereals. The garden...

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a splendid review for us. Very kind of you both. We look forward to seeing you both again. Chrissy@kingfisher-retreat.co.uk

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I can honestly say this has been one of the most memorable moments that I shall cherish forever. I really do not know where to start as each part was just as impressive as the last. And I can say on behalf of my partner that we did not want leave! Chrissy and Martyn were so very welcoming and charming...

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for your very thoughtful review, so pleased you enjoyed being here . You were lovely caring guests which is always nice for us. Look forward to seeing you in February. Chrissy@kingfisher-retreat.co.uk 01425 654889

Helston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Everything was perfect. The cottage is situated in a very pretty setting. We stayed in a small chalet within the cottage grounds at the side of a small lake.The chalet although small was perfect. We had everything we required including a most comfortable bed. The quality of everything was first class. Having visited in November we have now booked to...

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, so pleased you enjoyed everything here and that you decided to come again whilst visiting your family in Fordingbridge over the Christmas period. Chrissy@ kingfisher-retreat.co.uk

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lovely spot, safe and secure parking, friendly and interesting owners, great room and a wonderful breakfast. What more could one ask? First class in every respect, our visit was made even better by a guided tour by the rightfully proud owners. A memorable weekend - thank you C & M!

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind review and good luck with your new venture. Hopefully we will see you both another time in the future Kingfisher-retreat.co.uk

Rainham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Spent the first week of November in the Gardener's Lodge at this beautiful location. I have to agree with all of the great reviews I had previously read on Trip Advisor. Fantastic food, great location and accommodation and such friendly and helpful hosts. Looking back on our stay the word that comes to mind is QUALITY. Quality food, bedding ,towels...

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Kingfisher-retreat, Owner at Kingfisher Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a splendid review. It was very nice to meet you both and you, Caroline, are a breath of fresh air, truly brave and a courageous Lady. We wish you all the very best for the future.

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have 2 outside lodges overlooking the spring fed lake. They have china, cutlery, 2 easy chairs, dining table and chairs with shower en-suite. Plus 1 bedroom with shower en-suite within the beautiful thatched farm house. Superb gardens around the lake. Breakfast is served in the dining area overlooking the lake, traditional full English breakfast plus a choice of fish dishes, buffet table, with freshly prepared fruit, homemade preserves and homemade bread. Dry cured bacon and sausages from our butcher and eggs from our own chickens. Truly a breakfast to enjoy. A retreat with instant access onto the forest. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingfisher Retreat

Address: Kingfisher Cottage, Blissford, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2JH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest > Fordingbridge
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Kingfisher Retreat Hotel Fordingbridge
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“We love the Gardeners Lodge, however, all the rooms are beautiful.”
davidrB891HN, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“We prefer the spaciousness of the garage conversion to room in the house itself.”
partridge2016, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you want the choice of privacy , and compact comfort with pond and garden views choose the Gardeners Lodge”
K9, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“we would recommend the gardeners lodge”
carolwilliams_cw, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in chauffeurs Room, was up stairs in Barn conversion.”
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jerryhQ1545SY, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
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