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Tothill House B&B in the New Forest
Tothill House

Black Lane, Thorney Hill, Bransgore, Near Burley. BH23 8EA
Telephone 01425 674414 Email: wendy@tothillhouse.com

Tothill House is set in 12 acres of outstanding natural beauty, with its own private woodland which you are welcome to explore. All the rooms at this tranquil location have stunning views out to the New Forest, over open heath land and then the Purbeck hills - on a clear day you can see Old Harry's Rock and the solent on the horizon.

On the Southern fringes of the New Forest, Tothill house offers traditional Bed and Breakfast in a unique setting, Tothill House was originally built for Vice-Admiral Michael Culme-Seymour, Fourth Baronet and the rooms today still hold the majestic character and mood from the early 20th century, with the modern luxuries and furnishings of today.

Tothill House Breakfast room and guest lounge

Come and stay at Tothill Bed and breakfast and discover:

  • Pheasants and deer, woodpeckers and nuthatches are amongst the wildlife that wanders onto the back lawns
  • Stunning views, wide open spaces - fantastic location for star gazing
  • Walks in our private woodland
  • Amazing traditional breakfasts with a range of fresh fruit, organic and free range produce where possible cooked to order, and served in our traditional dining room.
  • Relax in the evening in our traditional styled guest lounge.

Mrs. Wendy Buckley has pleasure in offering you the following bed and breakfast accommodation for your stay, all beautifully decorated for your pleasure and comfort, with television and tea/coffee facilities and each morning of your stay a full English breakfast is served.

Luxury double room with private bathroom

Deluxe king bedroom with sole use of private bathroom with spa bath.

Tothill Bed and Breakfast Double room with ensuite
Double room with en-suite shower with stunning views across the forest to the Purbeck Hills.

Tothill Hill House Double or Twin Room
Twin or Double bedded room with en-suite shower

Discover Burley, Holmsley and the New Forest

Burley village is only 5 minutes away where you have a choice of restaurants and pubs, you have the opportunity to sample New Forest Cider, enjoy a traditional forest cream tea, enjoy a summer deer safari or hire bikes to travel deeper into the National Park.

Bransgore is another delightful thriving village with post office,bakers, butchers, general store, bakers - everything you need to stock up for a New Forest picnic, as well as with a couple of lovely pubs that you may like to enjoy a local meal.

The New Forest Airfields Memorial is nearby, which commemorates the twelve airfields of the New Forest which played an important part in securing the eventual victory, in bringing home thousands of prisoners-of-war and service personnel, during and after the second world war.

Holmsley tea rooms situated in an old railway station along the Castleman’s Corkscrew. What was once part of Hampshire's oldest railway lines - is now a lovely walk incorporating a range of New Forest habitats.

A warm and friendly welcome awaits you at Tothill House

  • For the comfort of all our guests smoking is not allowed in the house
  • We are unable to cater for children (under the age of 16) or pets.


Bed and Breakfast from £85 per room per night
Minimum 2 night booking April to October
Open March to November.

Email: wendy@tothillhouse.com

We are easy to find.

  • Directions on how to find us from Burley Memorial Cross (Not Burley Street)
    Take the Bransgore Road (Pound Lane) as far as Thorney Hill cross roads. Turn left into Forest Road, carry along the road until you reach Black Lane on your right - ours is the wooden gate on your right, opposite the blue gates, continue up the drive to the house.

  • Directions from A35
    Follow A35 until you see the sign for Godwinscroft/Holmsley. Turn left if you are coming from Christchurch, right if you are coming from Lyndhurst.
    Turn first right into Forest Road, carry along this road until you come to a cattle grid. Immediately after crossing the cattle grid turn left into Black Lane, carry along the lane past the New Forest Airfields Memorial, ours is the wooden gate on your left, opposite the blue gates, continue up the drive to the house.