Greenbanks is in the lovely village of Damerham which is nestled between the edge of the New Forest and the Cranbourne Chase. Damerham is situated on both sides of the Allen River in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

With the New Forest only 5 minutes’ drive away, Bournemouth and the south coast approximately 30 minutes in one direction and the medieval market city of Salisbury in the other, Damerham makes an excellent base for your perfect getaway. There are also lots of walks and bike rides on our door step.

Damerham Village

Damerham is a location of notable Neolithic and Bronze Age barrows, and was an important Anglo-Saxon manor mentioned in the will of Alfred the Great.

By the time of the Domesday Book of 1086, Damerham was a major settlement in the possession of Glastonbury Abbey.

You can explore the local area on foot and stop at the Compass for a drink or lunch.. We will supply you with an information pack with suggested walks and cycle rides.

Damerham Village


Fordingbridge is less than a 10 minute drive from Damerham and Greenbanks self catering holiday home.

It is a town and civil parish in Hampshire the banks of the River Avon.

The first Great Bridge, from which the town received its present name, was built in medieval times, and is upstream from the ford.

The bridge is a major feature of the town with its seven graceful arches, which can be seen very easily from the town’s large riverside park where one can walk along the riverbank draped with willows and waterside plants.

The town itself have various shops, pubs and restaurants.

fordingbridge self catering

The New Forest

Damerham and Fordingbridge sit just on the edge of the New Forest National Park. An area of outstanding natural beauty where horses, cattle and pigs are left to roam freely.

There is a wealth of cultural and leisure activities. Whether you are looking for energetic pursuits such as horse riding or cycling, or more sedate opportunities such as walking, sightseeing, there are a myriad of choices.

Nearby towns and villages of interest include; Romsey, Beaulieu, Lyndhurst

The New Forest

The Seaside

Why not visit the Victorian seaside town of Bournemouth for a great day out.

Bournemouth had lots of great shops, some beautiful parks are gardens, and of course the award winning sandy beach.

There are loads of great Solent seaside towns along the New Forest coast line, where you can enjoy a traditional English visit to the seaside, and perhaps a whippy ice cream.

From the Georgian market town of Lymington, you can catch the ferry to the Isle of Wight.

The Solent

New Forest Attractions

Rockbourne Roman Villa – Open from April - September

Salisbury Cathedral & City – Only a 25 min drive to the tallest church spire in UK.

Rufus Stone – at Stoney Cross –memorial to King William II

Fishing at Riverside Park, Fordingbridge

Beaulieu Motor Museum
- National Motor Museum, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey, Bond in Motion, the World of Top Gear and much more..

Bucklars Hard - On the banks of the Beaulieu River, in the heart of the New Forest National Park, you will find the peaceful haven of Buckler's Hard.

Furzey Gardens - Eight acres of peaceful woodland walks, exceptional trees and shrubs, lovely views across the Isle of Wight. Situated in Minstead.

Arniss Equestrian - Horse riding school situated in Godshill on the edge of the New Forest National Park, just outside Fordingbridge.

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