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Special Coronavirus cancellation policy and Coronavirus procedures


This page tells you everything you need to know regarding our Coronavirus cancellation policy, the measures we have in place to protect you and what you need to do and expect during your stay. If you have any further questions after reading this, please email us on or call us on 01725 517654 .

Important information to read before booking.

Following the Government announcement 22/2/2021, all being well, we will be able to re-open New Forest Lodges from the 12th April.
** The below dates are all dependent on Government guidelines **
  • Between 17/5/2021 - 19/7/2021 Lodge occupancy will be limited by the RULE OF SIX.
  • From 19/7/2021 - Social restrictions will be lifted.

COVID-19 Cancellation policy only.

Where cancellations or modifications occur due to COVID-19, the two below policies apply regardless of whether you book our 'base rate' price or 'non-refundable advance purchase' price. We hope this gives you peace of mind when booking. If you have any questions please call or email prior to booking. 

  1. If we go into a National lock down, or our area goes into a local lockdown, bookings will be subject to a free change of dates (same no. of nights), a credit held for a future booking within 24 months or, if necessary, a full refund. Seasonal price differences may apply.
  2. If your area goes into a local lock down or you cannot come due to self isolation we will offer a free change of dates (same no. of nights). Seasonal price differences may apply.
  3. If you cannot come due to possible breach of the rule of 6 or tier restrictions we will offer a free change of dates (same no. of nights). If you had an existing booking made before 26/11/20 and Tier restrictions now affect your stay or travel plans you may also be eligible for a refund. Seasonal price differences may apply.
  4. In the event we get locked down or there is a national lockdown during your stay you will receive a pro rata credit to move to a future date or a pro rata refund for your remaining no. of nights.
  5. Updated 22/2/2021 - If Social restrictions imposed between 12/4/21 - 21/6/21 mean you cannot stay due to being more than a single household (12/4/21-17/5/21) or a group larger than 6 (17/5/21-19/7/21) you will be eligible for a refund or we can change the date of your booking (seasonal pricing will apply) 

Tier Restrictions - 8 areas affected

Government 3 tier system and how it affects your stay

Covid-19 Procedures, regulations and guidance

Please see below an outline of what we’re doing to keep you safe.

Cleaning-19th July onwards
-    Upon changeover - Lodges are cleaned thoroughly with the added measure of diluted bleach and high grade sanitiser for surfaces and floors. 

-    Cleaners are wearing appropriate PPE.
All cleaners have a guidance booklet and checklist.

- We have removed certain soft furnishings for your safety, this includes sofa Cushions. Luckily all of our sofas are leather and wipeable so will still be comfy, but if you want cushions, please bring your own.

Outside and On-site

-  Outdoor furniture has been sanitized between stays, including saunas where applicable.

-  BBQs have been removed. If you want a BBQ for your stay please let us know and a clean one will be dropped to your lodge. If requesting during your stay, please note you must do so between 9am and 2pm. There is no charge.

-  Hot Tubs have been fully emptied, cleaned, sanitised, re-filled and dosed with appropriate chemicals to keep you safe whilst you enjoy the tub. Hot tubs will be tested twice a day between 9.30am-11am and 2.30pm-3.30pm. Please do not use the tub until it has been tested. 

Social Distancing

-  We are lucky enough at the farm to be very isolated, with plenty of space. We are still required to remind you to keep 2m apart from other guests, this includes keeping dogs under very close control. If you cannot keep you Dog under close control please keep them on a lead. 

Coronavirus Symptoms
- If you or a member of your party/household has tested positive has tested positive for Coronavirus within the two days leading up to your holiday, please do not come. Notify us at the earliest possibility and we will discuss your options for re-booking.
- If you or a member of your party/household is displaying symptoms before your stay please test and follow steps above.
- If you or a member of your party displays Coronavirus symptoms during your stay please test and if positive notify us at your earliest convenience.

We look forward to seeing you soon,

John, Debs, Tom 

New Forest Lodges

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