Sandy Balls Holiday Village: A Full Guide

Sandy Balls Holiday Park Away Resorts

Surrounded by the outstanding natural beauty of the New Forest National Park, Sandy Balls Holiday Village is an idyllic holiday getaway with about 90 years of experience welcoming holidaymakers.

Acquired by Away Resorts, known for the unique character and stunning location of their parks, there are superb facilities at this award-winning holiday village to delight families with children and visitors of all ages.

Sandy Balls Holiday Park Away Resorts
Sandy Balls Holiday Park (Photo Credit: Away Resorts)

Sandy Balls offers heated indoor and outdoor pools, a luxury spa, fitness and beauty suites, and a host of things to do both in the park and in the local area.

This is the perfect base for walking, cycling, pony trekking and exploring the glorious New Forest trails.

You can enjoy days out at the stunning Dorset resorts and sandy beaches, or a relaxing retreat, gentle walks in the woods, watching the ponies and abundance of wildlife who live in the Forest.

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📍 Where Is Sandy Balls Holiday Village?

Sandy Balls Holiday Village is situated among the heather and gorse in the pretty village of Godshill. It is near the pretty town of Fordingbridge on the outskirts of the New Forest, a beautiful 30-minute drive through the forest from Southampton.

Address: Southampton Road, Fordingbridge, The New Forest, Hampshire SP6 2JZ

📆 When Is Sandy Balls Holiday Village Open?

Sandy Balls is open all year round.

sunrise at Godshill in the New Forest

😎 Caravan Holidays At Sandy Balls Holiday Village

From cosy, classic caravans to luxury woodland lodges with beautiful views, as well as a luxury range that come with hot tubs, Sandy Balls Holiday Village offers a variety of holiday accommodation to suit your pocket.

A recent investment of £10 million has seen the development of 108 new pitches including cottage-style lodges, and woodland retreats which sleep up to 8 guests.

You can start your holiday at Sandy Balls any day of the week, and travel cots and highchairs are available to hire at £12pw. Bed linen and duvets are included in the price and your beds are made up on arrival.

Accommodation comforts include:

  • Outdoor hot tub on the decking: Indulgent Zen VIP (sleeps up to 10 persons), Indulgent Zen VIP (pet), Luxury Lodge 4 VIP, Tribeca, Indulgent Vista Lodge
  • TV, DVD player
  • Stylish, contemporary furnishings
  • Fully equipped kitchen with microwave
  • Double glazing, central heating
  • BBQ
  • Bed linen and duvets
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Pets welcome, additional charges
  • Comfort Lodge Accessible: specially adapted, accessible accommodation for guests with disabilities.

🏞 Sandy Balls Holiday Village Featured Accommodation

The Knightwood Interior Accommodation at Away Resorts
The Knightwood Interior Accommodation (Photo Credit: Away Resorts)

The Esme

Ideal for friend groups, couples, or the chicest of parents, The Esme is a picturesque haven you’ll want to flaunt on social media. (Sleeps 4)

The Knightwood

Exclusive to Sandy Balls and featuring a guaranteed hot tub, The Knightwood promises indulgence for up to eight, encapsulating the essence of New Forest luxury. (Sleeps 8)

The Heartwood

Evoking the ambiance of a Scottish baronial residence with its woodland theme and striking tartans, The Heartwood offers a lavish bath in the main bedroom for added opulence. (Sleeps 7)

The Zen

An exclusive retreat at Sandy Balls, The Zen is the epitome of tranquillity and restoration, boasting a spacious double shower in its primary en-suite. (Sleeps 7)

Westwood Accessible

Specifically designed for ease and accessibility, the Westwood merges style and comfort, making it the go-to choice for wheelchair-friendly accommodation. (Sleeps 6)


Exclusive to Sandy Balls, the Vista Lodge promises an expansive escarpment setting. Its natural spaciousness is commendable, with many offering breathtaking views and others with partial glimpses of nature’s wonders. (Sleeps 6)

The TriBeCa

Embrace the allure of Manhattan in the TriBeCa lodge. On entering, the vibes of city living engulf you, providing a chic space for vibrant families to unwind in style. (Sleeps 7)

🛌 Sandy Balls Holiday Village Caravans

Comfort Caravan

Experience a heartwarming sense of home in our Comfort Caravan, equipped with essentials, including ready-made beds and a flat-screen TV with Freeview. (Sleeps 4-8)

Superior Caravan

With an added touch of style and sophistication, the Superior Caravan offers enhanced comfort, ensuring a warm stay with its heating throughout and a welcoming flatscreen TV. (Sleeps 4-8)

Luxury Caravan

Experience grandeur in our Luxury Caravan, complete with double glazing, heating, and plush towels, not to mention a serene decking or patio space for leisurely relaxation. (Sleeps 4-8)

Indulgent Caravan

Elevate your stay in our Indulgent Caravan, where exquisite design meets comfort. With early check-in from 2:30 PM, immerse in warmth thanks to the comprehensive heating system. (Sleeps 4-8)

⛺️ Sandy Balls Holiday Village Lodges

couple relaxing in a hot tub at Sandy Balls Holiday Village
Photo Credit: Away Resorts

Comfort Lodge

Exclusive to Sandy Balls, our Comfort Lodge brings together modern décor and generous space, ensuring you have an enjoyable holiday that aligns with your budget. (Sleeps 6)

Comfort Lodge Accessible

Prioritizing accessibility, we offer specially adapted lodges for guests needing wheelchair facilities or assistance. If you have any specific questions, do not hesitate to call us. (Sleeps 4-6)

Comfort Wooden Lodge

Another Sandy Balls exclusive, the Comfort Wooden Lodge guarantees a memorable stay, boasting modern aesthetics and a roomy ambience, perfect for a cosy family vacation. (Sleeps 4)

Superior Wooden Lodge

Embark on an enchanting woodland retreat from 4 PM in our Superior Wooden Lodge, where stylish interiors meet comfort, and some even boast their own hot tubs for that added luxury. (Sleeps 4-6)

Luxury Lodge

Another Sandy Balls exclusive, the Luxury Lodge, redefines splendour. Greeted with warmth from the comprehensive heating, double glazing, and plush towels, it’s a space of absolute luxury. (Sleeps 6-8)

Luxury Wooden Lodge

Exclusive to Sandy Balls, dive into comfort with our Luxury Wooden Lodge, a blend of modernity with woodland themes, promising an experience that feels like home but with a delightful twist. (Sleeps 4-6)

Indulgent Lodge

Ideal for gatherings, be it friends, family, or both, the Indulgent Lodge offers a spacious haven, meticulously crafted to be both roomy and sociable for those memorable reunions. (Sleeps 2-10)

🔎 Special Offers At Sandy Balls Holiday Village

The joy of a holiday is even sweeter with special offers, and Sandy Balls knows how to delight its guests. Throughout the year, the holiday village introduces enticing deals ranging from early bird specials to festive packages.

🏊‍♀️ Sandy Balls Holiday Village Facilities and Activities

Aubrey's Forest Kitchen at Sandy Balls
Aubrey’s Forest Kitchen at Sandy Balls (Photo Credit: Away Resorts)

Sandy Balls Holiday Park prides itself on excellent service and fantastic features. Perfect for some pampering, there’s a fully equipped gym, jacuzzi, relaxing spa and sauna, and a range of beauty treatments.

For fun and adventures, there’s a packed programme of activities for the children led by the Holiday Heroes.

There’s a choice of eateries, including the cosy Woodside Inn and the family-focused Aubrey’s Forest Kitchen. The Fighting Cocks pub, with amazing views, great pub food and a selection of local beers, is right on the doorstep.

  • Indoor and outdoor heated pools
  • Gym, retreat spa, beauty treatments
  • Children’s outdoor adventure play area, indoor soft play area for younger children
  • Programme of family entertainment
  • Outdoor cinema
  • Pool table, arcade
  • Alpaca walks, wild ponies nearby
  • Outdoor adventures: forest segway, zip wires, archery, forest laser tag, cycle hire, laser clay shooting
  • Aubrey´s Forest Kitchen Bar and Restaurant, The Woodside Inn and Restaurant
  • Well-stocked shop for all essentials
  • Wi-Fi

Please note some activities are at an additional cost.

🤩 Things To Do Near Sandy Balls Holiday Village

Durdle Door beach on the Jurassic Coast Dorset
Durdle Door Beach

Bordered by the River Avon, the location is fantastic for outdoor activities such as fishing and kayaking as well as walking, cycling, and touring the charming villages, secluded glades, and trails in the New Forest.

The award-winning beaches at Bournemouth and Poole, and the many local attractions in Dorset and Hampshire, including the Jurassic Coast, Lulworth Cove, Corfe Castle, and Durdle Door, and Paulton’s Park, home of Peppa Pig World, are all within easy reach.

Sandy Balls Holiday Park is a safe, leafy haven set amidst tranquil, ancient woodlands, a delightful place to walk, play, relax and unwind. The resident alpacas and, of course, the nosy New Forest Ponies are among the many animals and wildlife who share the local environment.

🏷 Caravans For Sale At Sandy Balls Holiday Village

Biking at Sandy Balls Holiday Park
Caravans at Sandy Balls Holiday Park (Photo Credit: Away Resorts)

Owning your holiday home from home in such a beautiful, sought-after location as the New Forest, is a wonderful lifestyle choice.

You’ll be joining a community, make new friends, and enjoy a range of privileges and special events exclusive to owners.

Sandy Balls Holiday Village offers a fantastic range of new and pre-owned, affordable static caravans and holiday homes.

With double glazing, central heating, double beds, and roomy living spaces, the beautiful New Forest location and first-class facilities make Sandy Balls an ideal choice for your holiday home.

Free pitch fees for 2023 are currently on offer.

Holiday homes at Sandy Balls are all NCC Approved, and there is a wealth of experience and support on hand to help you make the right choice.

🤔 Final Thoughts On Sandy Balls Holiday Village

Biking at Sandy Balls Holiday Park
Biking at Sandy Balls Holiday Park (Photo Credit: Away Resorts)

At the cusp of the New Forest, Sandy Balls Holiday Village is not just a destination but a journey of experiences. It’s where nature’s serenity meets human-made luxury, where every day offers a new adventure, and every night promises peaceful slumber.

So, whether you’re seeking relaxation, adventure, or a bit of both, remember: Sandy Balls is where memories are made and stories come to life.

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