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Recommended Towns & Villages near Barton on Sea

New Milton, Hampshire

New Milton (6 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction N)

New Milton is a small sea-side town, with a variety of shops ranging from the charismatic old-fashioned department store Bradbeers, to modern shops such as New Look and Woolworths...

Highcliffe, Dorset

Highcliffe (39 Pictures)

in the county of Dorset (2.4 miles, 3.8 km, direction W)

Highcliffe village is surrounded by sweeping beaches backed by gorse-clad low cliffs from which the visitor can enjoy superb vista's of rolling frothy waves tumbling into Christchurch Bay...

Milford on Sea

Milford on Sea (96 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (3.3 miles, 5.3 km, direction E)

The advent of the railways brought the Victorians flocking the enjoy the delights of Milford beach, which is mostly sand and shingle and from which, safe bathing can be enjoyed...

Sunrise at Mudeford, Mudeford, Dorset

Mudeford (53 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset (3.5 miles, 5.7 km, direction W)

Picturesque holiday resort nestling at the point where the River Avon rushes into the sea at Christchurch Bay...

Keyhaven, Hampshire

Keyhaven (92 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (4.2 miles, 6.7 km, direction E)

The village is lovely and peaceful with moorings for boats along the quayside and unrivalled views across to the Isle of Wight and Hurst Castle...

Christchurch Priory

Christchurch (208 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset (5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction W)

Christchurch is one of Dorset's "gems" it is set on the confluence of two rivers, the Stour and the Avon. In Saxon times it was a walled town, a stronghold of Alfred the Great,.....

Lymington river, Lymington, Hampshire

Lymington (113 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction E)

A lovely Georgian port town on the Solent and at the edge of The New Forest, Hampshire. Lymington is a popular sailing resort with 3 marinas and was once a busy place for.....

Early morning sun at Boldre, near the town of Lymington

Boldre (14 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (5.8 miles, 9.3 km, direction NE)

This is a beautiful village situated a short distance from the edge of the New Forest National Park and the shoreline of Lymington, in the Solent...

Southbourne beach, Dorset

Southbourne (14 Pictures)

in the county of Dorset (5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction W)

Southbourne is a sedate coastal resort lying close to the mouth of the River Stour, just a few minutes drive from its more famous neighbour Christchurch. The resort offers.....

Burley, Hampshire

Burley (47 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction N)

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Early spring in the New Forest at Brockenhurst, Hampshire

Brockenhurst (47 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Hampshire (6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction NE)

Gloriously set, like a jewel in a crown, between woodland and heathland, is the picturesque place called Brockenhurst...

Pilley, Hampshire

Pilley (7 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction NE)

The attractive village of Pilley lies in a landscape famous for its scenic beauty, it encompasses a vast variety of valley's, hills, downs and the glorious New Forest National Park...

Alum Bay

Freshwater (42 Pictures)

in the county of Isle of Wight (7.3 miles, 11.7 km, direction SE)

The Isle of Wight has somehow managed to retain much of the charm of the 1930's and the pretty resort of Freshwater found at the Island's western end is no exception...

The Church of St Mary the Virgin at South Baddesley, Hampshire.

South Baddesley (1 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (7.4 miles, 11.9 km, direction E)

This is a small picturesque hamlet at the edge of the New Forest National Park overlooking the Solent towards the Isle-of-Wight...

Altar window in St. Jame's Church, Yarmouth I.O.W.

Yarmouth (24 Pictures)

in the county of Isle of Wight (7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction E)

A lovely old town with a pleasant deepwater harbour. Yarmouth, with its 'olde worlde' charm is definitely one of the jewels of this enchanting island resort...

Compton Bay

Freshwater Bay (17 Pictures)

in the county of Isle of Wight (8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction SE)

Undulating countryside surrounds this beautiful place - it is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty and as such attracts walkers and bird watchers as well as being a Mecca for surfers and yachtsmen...

Bournemouth

Bournemouth (180 Pictures)

a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset (9.7 miles, 15.7 km, direction W)

Seven miles of glorious golden sands, fringed by the bluest of seas lapping the shore, make Bournemouth a firm favourite for family holidays...

New Forest

Lyndhurst (71 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (10.2 miles, 16.4 km, direction N)

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Living history at Beaulieu

Beaulieu (146 Pictures)

in the county of Hampshire (10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction NE)

This lovely village is set in the lush greenery of the New Forest where a pretty village street leads to the banks of the Beaulieu River at the point at which it opens up as an estuary...

Down by the lake, Stapehill Abbey Gardens

Ferndown (3 Pictures)

in the county of Dorset (11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction NW)

This town lies amidst noted countryside between Wimborne Minster and Ringwood...

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Highcliffe Castle, Dorset

Highcliffe Castle (34 Pictures)

(2.1 miles, 3.3 km, direction W)

This stunning Grade 1 listed Mansion is situated on the cliffs at Highcliffe, overlooking Christchurch Bay and The Isle of Wight......

Rock layers, Hengistbury Head, Dorset

Hengistbury Head (13 Pictures)

(4.2 miles, 6.8 km, direction W)

Hengistbury Head is formed from the southern flank of Christchurch harbour, it is a spit of approximately 2 miles of land, with a.....

The Castle from Christchurch Priory Tower, Christchurch, Dorset

Christchurch Castle (9 Pictures)

(4.3 miles, 6.9 km, direction W)

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Grey Squirrel lunching in Churchyard, Christchurch Priory, Hampshire.

Christchurch Priory (21 Pictures)

(4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction W)

Standing serenely in all its historic splendour surrounded by old graves in a lawned churchyard the extraordinary Norman beauty.....

Hurst Castle, Hampshire

Hurst Castle (47 Pictures)

(5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction SE)

The spit of shingle jutting out into the sea just a short distance from Milford-on-Sea was considered by Henry VIII to be the.....

Hurst Lighthouse, Keyhaven, Hampshire

Hurst Lighthouse (10 Pictures)

(5.3 miles, 8.6 km, direction E)

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Spinners Garden, Boldre, Hampshire - General view from the house

Spinners Garden (12 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.1 km, direction NE)

Spinners Garden and Nursery can be found in the attractive valley village of Boldre, about three miles to the south of.....

The Needle

The Needles Park (30 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction SE)

The Needles Park is the Isle of Wight's premier visitor attraction and is situated at Alum Bay overlooking the Island's most.....

Yarmouth Castle, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight.

Yarmouth Castle (5 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction E)

This was the last great castle built as part of Henry VIII's fortifications against invasion of Britain by the French. .....

Ponies grazing in The New Forest, Hampshire

The New Forest (372 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction N)

"But in its wild scenery lies its greatest charm...... Nowhere, in extent at least, spread such stretches of heath and moor,.....

Russell Cotes Museum, Bournemouth

Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum (2 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.8 km, direction W)

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Bournemouth Eye on a sunny day

The Bournemouth Eye (3 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction W)

The Bournemouth Eye offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy from heights rocketing to a dizzy 500 feet above ground, the most.....

View from the upper staircase

Beaulieu Palace House (73 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction NE)

Palace House and the old abbey ruins can be found a short distance away from the National Motor Museum, just one of Beaulieu's.....

Caddy

Beaulieu National Motor Museum (53 Pictures)

(10.9 miles, 17.6 km, direction NE)

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Beaulieu Abbey

Beaulieu Abbey (11 Pictures)

(11.5 miles, 18.6 km, direction NE)

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The Italian Villa

Compton Acres Gardens (46 Pictures)

(11.6 miles, 18.7 km, direction W)

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Exbury gardens, Exbury, Hampshire

Exbury Gardens (64 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction E)

This is a spectacular garden hidden in pleasant countryside overlooking the Beaulieu River in the New Forest. The.....

Abbey Tower Stapehill

Stapehill Abbey (7 Pictures)

(12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction W)

The Nun's of enclosed orders usually led a harsh existence under a regime of dedication and prayer, but it was also a peaceful.....

A picture of Longdown Activity Farm

Longdown Activity Farm (6 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 20.8 km, direction NE)

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St Mary's Church, Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island (45 Pictures)

(13.3 miles, 21.4 km, direction W)

Brownsea Island is the largest island in Poole Harbour, it is around 1 mile long by 3/4 mile broad; it is beautifully wooded with.....


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