Our address: Longdown Activity Farm, Deerleap Lane, Ashurst. Nr Southampton, Hampshire. SO40 7EH. Tel: 023 8029 2837.
We are just off the A35, between Lyndhurst and Southampton. Coming from the east, leave the M27 at Junction 3, and take the M271 signposted Southampton and the Docks. At the end of this stretch, turn right onto the A35 towards Lyndhurst and Bournemouth. Continue for about 1.5 miles and then follow the brown signs, turning into Deerleap Lane before reaching Ashurst village.
Coming from the west, take the A35 through Lyndhurst and then Ashurst. Follow the brown signs from then on, turning right into Deerleap Lane.
From the north take the A326 towards the Waterside. Follow the brown signs and turn right onto the A35 towards Ashurst (this is a new junction with traffic lights).
Using Public Transport:
By Bus: Blue Star No 6:
A regular hourly (every other hour on Sundays and Bank Holidays) bus services a route between Southampton and Lymington. The nearest bus stop to the Farm is Ashdene Road/Whartons Lane. The nearest bus stop to the train station is the Ashurst Post Office.
No. 6 bus timetable
Nearest train station: Ashurst, New Forest. Situated next to the New Forest Hotel (a Fuller's pub).
The train station is a good 30 minute walk from us. Turn right onto the A35 and walk through Ashurst village, past the Co-op on your left, and following the road until you get to Deerleap Lane. Longdown Activity Farm is a 3 minute walk down Deerleap Lane, on the left, just past the church.
If this walk is a little ambitious, the New Forest Hotel pub has details of reputable local taxi drivers, or take a look at the bus timetables above.
Longdown Activity Farm,
Tel: 023 8029 2837