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Acres Down Farm, Minstead

Acres Down Farm, Camping, Tea Rooms and Farm Shop

Telephone 023 80 813693
E-mail: enquiries@acresdownfarm.org.uk

Camping, Cream Teas and Farm shop at Acres Down Farm

New Forest campsite, Lyndhurst Camping siteNew Forest Campsite


New Forest Commoners Working Farm offer you a place to stay away from it all. 

  • Bring your own tent, torch and washing up bowl
  • Basic facilities: Ladies and Gents toilet block
  • Showers (chargeable at £1 per person)
  • Optional Farmhouse Breakfast if you don’t want to cook your own
  • No campfires permitted, we do however allow BBQ’s, raised off the ground
  • Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead whilst on the campsite
  • Campsite open all year


We are a New Forest working Commoners farm keeping beef cattle, pigs, sheep and chickens.  The farm opens directly on to the 900 year old Royal Hunting Forest now known as the New Forest National Park, where you can explore the beautiful countryside on foot or by bicycle. 

Acres Down Farm is 1 mile on the western side of the village of Minstead which is 2 1/2 miles from Lyndhurst. .Our farm is located at location 15 on the New Forest cycle map, which means you can ride through the New Forest from here to some great locations including Burley, Fritham, and Brockenhurst - have a look here for our map of the New Forest cycle routes.

Cycling from Acres Down Farm

We are also a mecca for bird watchers.

Minstead is a delightful New Forest village which has a pub and medieval church of interest and is well worth exploring too.

Acres Down Farm shop, at Acres Down Farm New Forest Campsite

Farm Shop

Acres Down Farm Shop has our own produce available to purchase including – home reared beef, pork and lamb.  Homemade sausages and burgers, free range eggs and much, much more!

We also have everything you need for a lightweight camping adventure - from milk to tent pegs, to help make your stay easier.

Camping Rates 2014

  • £10 for small pop up tents
  • £14 for a family size 3-6 man tent
  • £16 for large tents with rooms/pods - trailer tents
  • £15 Small Campervans (£20 with awning)

We are really easy to find - just follow the link below for a map.

Acres Down Map

New Forest Cream Teas

New Forest Cream Teas

Acres Down Farm - New Forest Cream Teas
OPEN EVERY DAY - 10am - 5pm
FROM 1ST APRIL till 30th SEPTEMBER

Parties catered for by arrangement.

Come and try our delicious homebake scones and cakes in our idyllic New Forest location

Telephone Mrs. Annie Cooper on 023 80 813693

We are really easy to find - just follow the link below for a map.

Acres Down Map