Village Life at Sandy Balls
With a name that often prompts a snigger, Sandy Balls Holiday Village has been making memories for its guests for almost 100 years.
The park’s name is as memorable as the holiday village itself, which has a prestigious history that can be traced as far back as the reign of Henry VII. The name Sandy Balls dates back to the 15th century when Sandyballas, which is the description given to the dome-shaped sand and gravel outcrops on the estate’s western boundary, first appeared on historic maps.
“A combination of our history of being a family owned village, our beautiful location within the national park and the experience offered keeps generation after generation returning to our New Forest getaway,” says managing director Iain Brown.
“Even in busy periods guests comment on the peace and the tranquillity of the estate and the feeling of being surrounded by nature.”
Set in a 120-acre estate in the New Forest National Park, Sandy Balls welcomes around 100,000 guests each year and is open all year round. The five star holiday village offers a range of accommodation to suit all ages and budgets, including opulent woodland lodges, caravans, camping pods and fully-serviced touring pitches. Sandy Balls is also well-known for its leisure facilities which include swimming pools, a wellness area, play areas, arcades and a cycle centre.
Iain comments: “The park is popular with families in peak times and older couples, young families with pre-school children, seasoned tourers, and dog owners during off peak times. “In fact our guests are our best form of marketing - they return year after year and also recommend Sandy Balls to their friends and family.”
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