Sandy Balls Holiday Village

New Forest

Type:Holiday Village

Sandy Balls Holiday Village, Godshill, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 2JZ

Tel: 0330 053 7000

Sandy Balls Holiday Village


Step away from the ordinary and into the extraordinary at Sandy Balls, where the natural beauty of the New Forest is an amazing backdrop to the famous Away Resorts Great British staycation. Set in the beautiful New Forest, you will experience a new adventure at Sandy Balls every day. In addition to our variety of on-site facilities and activities, our location adds a little bit extra, with its winding paths leading to one stunning beauty spot after another.


Whether you want to kick back and relax or rediscover your sense of adventure, Sandy Balls is for you. Take your pick from a whole host of services conveniently located within The Village Square. Too chilled to cook?  Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, let the team rustle you up something delicious in one of the restaurants to keep you out of the kitchen. Visit The Woodside Inn for gourmet pub grub, or Aubrey’s Forest Kitchen for artisan pizzas, steaks and pasta dishes. And if you've forgotten any essentials, you can pop into Acorn Place Shop & Deli for that important ingredient, local produce and a coffee. Indulge in a massage, manicure or facial at the on-site beauty suite, The Retreat. Work out in the gym and enjoy a post-workout swim at the onsite Leisure Centre. For the more adventurous, take a two-wheeled adventure through the forest on your bikes with the help of the Cycle Centre.


Whatever your budget, we’ve got you covered; from classic caravans and lodges to our exclusive accommodation. Sink into a hot tub holiday, enjoy a log cabin with woodland views or soothe your spirit in the sanctuary of a Zen holiday home. Our exclusive Knightwood accommodation, named after the largest oak tree in the forest, is like nothing Sandy Balls has seen before with hot tubs, BBQ's, cosy outdoor seating, bike rack and dog shower! The Heartwood has a woodland tartan theme, cosy and totally unique. We’ve got our accessible and Westwood units. Both have wider doors, ramp access and a wet room.

Local attractions

If you can prise yourself away from the wonderful wildlife of the surrounding forest, some great local attractions are within easy reach. Family friendly Peppa Pig World, Go Ape and Adventure Wonderland are within a 30-minute drive. For those wanting to take in the historic sites of the local area, Highcliffe Castle, Beaulieu and Exbury Gardens are around 35-minutes' drive. A local brewery is just 13-minutes down the road for those that want to sample some locally produced tipples!

Additional information

  • Indoor and outdoor swimming pool
  • Two restaurants
  • Arcade
  • Entertainment venue with seasonal entertainment
  • Seasonal activity programme including alpaca walks
  • Cycle hire
  • Shop
  • Launderette
  • Gym, beauty treatment suite and sauna and jacuzzi
  • Dog-friendly
  • Any day arrivals
  • Bronze winner of British Travel Awards Best company for UK parks and lodges 2022-23
  • Beautiful South Awards winner – Bronze Award for Holiday Park of the Year 2022
  • Hoseasons 2022 Diamond Award winner



Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the east, leave the M27 at Junction 1 signposted New Forest/Lyndhurst/Cadnam A337 and at the end of the slip road, take the third exit B3079 to Brook and then join B3078 to Fordingbridge.

From the west, follow the A31 to Ringwood until the turning onto the A338 to Fordingbridge, and then take the B3078 for about 2 miles. From the north, follow the A338 through Salisbury to Fordingbridge and then take the B3078 to Godshill. .

Public Transport Directions

The nearest station is Dean or Salisbury. From here you it would be recommended to arrange a taxi to pick you up and take you to park.


  • Regional and Miscellaneous -TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • AA Awards -AA Campsite Gold (2016) AA Campsite Gold (2016) 2016
  • David Bellamy Conservation Awards -David Bellamy Conservation Awards Gold 2016/2017 David Bellamy Conservation Awards Gold 2016/2017 2017
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Premier Parks England (2017) Premier Parks England (2017) 2017
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Silver Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Silver 2018
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2018/19 – Bronze Beautiful South Awards Winners 2018/19 – Bronze 2018
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2019/20 - Bronze Beautiful South Awards Winners 2019/20 - Bronze 2019
  • Tourism South East Award -The Beautiful South - Awards for Excellence 2020 - 2021 Bronze The Beautiful South - Awards for Excellence 2020 - 2021 Bronze 2021
  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member - Group Member Tourism South East Member - Group Member 2022
  • Tourism South East Award -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2022/23 - Bronze Beautiful South Awards Winners 2022/23 - Bronze 2022
  • Tourism South East Award -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2023/24 - Gold Beautiful South Awards Winners 2023/24 - Gold 2023

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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