Local Area


Situated in the old market town of Ringwood, Hampshire, Glen Avon bed and breakfast is ideally located to explore the surrounding countryside, towns and attractions.


Key distances from Glen Avon Bed & Breakfast


New Forest wildlife

Being on the western edge of the New Forest National Park , Ringwood offers easy access to the miles of walking or cycling routes within the Forest and with most of the Forest pubs being dog friendly offers an excellent way to take in the Forests wildlife and scenery and relax at the end of the day with a drink and a meal.

Within a short drive the New Forest towns of Lyndhurst and Brockenhust are easily reached.


Bournemouth beach


To the south of Ringwood are the towns of Bournemouth and Poole with their long sandy beaches, opportunities for watersports and not to mention shopping, entertainment and dining. Glen Avon is only a short drive from Bournemouth International Airport and the cross channel ferry port at Poole and can be a useful stopover if travelling on an early crossing/flight or arriving late back in the UK.




Just under 20 miles to the north is the medieval city ofSalisbury with its famous cathedral; and this provides a gateway to Salisbury plain and the world famous UNESCO Heritage site,Stonehenge.




Being on the Dorset border gives easy access to the county`s many natural attractions along theJurassic Coast. As a major tourist destination the area has many other attractions ranging from the Tank Museum at Bovington to the ape rescue centre at Monkey World.


Your hosts, Jim and Jo have lived in the area for many years and are happy to advise on the many visitor attractions to be found in the area around Ringwood, the New Forest and along this part of the south coast.