When exploring the New Forest, it can be a nice idea to enjoy a pub meal afterwards. There are plenty of pubs with play areas in the New Forest which are a great idea to visit to keep the kids entertained whilst you enjoy a meal and a drink.
The New Forest spans across many towns and villages in Hampshire and touches on Wiltshire and Dorset. There is plenty going on from forest walks, to plenty of family days out and activities.
Many of the listed pubs in the New Forest are also dog friendly, making it the perfect way to enjoy a family or dog friendly day out in the New Forest.
Pubs With Play Areas Near Beaulieu
The Turfcutters Arms, East Boldre Rd, East Boldre SO42 7WL
There are rooms available at the Turfcutters Arms near Lyndhurst. The pub has a large garden with a play area and Summer bar area.
Nearby why not visit Beaulieu Heath (5 mins drive)
The Drift Inn, Beaulieu Road SO42 7YQ
As well as a child friendly menu and play area, you can hire 2 seater electric cars to tour the New Forest from The Drift Inn.
Beaulieu Motor Museum is just an 8 minute drive away.
Brockenhurst Pubs With Play Areas
The Snakecatcher, Lyndhurst Rd, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7RL
You can find an astro turf garden with plenty of outside play equipment at the Snakecatcher pub in Brockenhurst. There is also a pool table, games and puzzles available.
Nearby places to visit include Beaulieu Motor Museum (14 mins drive) and Bucklers Hard (16 mins drive)
Lyndhurst Pubs With Play Areas
The Sir Walter Tyrell, Brook, Lyndhurst SO43 7HD
A secure outdoor play area with plenty of picnic tables close by for parents and spotting the children at this traditional New Forest pub also known as the gem of the New Forest.
A 15 minute drive away you can visit the New Forest Reptile Centre.
The Swan Inn, Swan Green, Bournemouth Rd, Lyndhurst SO43 7DT
Opposite the old cricket pitch by Emery Down, you will find the Swan Inn. They have a large beer garden with a children’s play area in the back garden of the pub.
New Milton Pubs With Play Areas
The Rising Sun, Bashley Common Rd, New Milton BH25 5SF
Offers a large enclosed children’s play area alongside traditional pub food and large beer garden.
Why not visit Highcliffe Beach (13 mins drive)
Pubs With Play Areas Near Ringwood
The Alice Lisle, Rockford Green, Rockford, Ringwood BH24 3NA
Large outside space with a small play area for children to enjoy. Enjoy views across a lake as you enjoy food from the traditional pub menu.
Nearby places to visit include the Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve (3 mins drive)
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The White Buck Inn, Bisterne Close, Burley, New Forest, Hampshire, BH24 4AZ
Country House pub in the heart of the New Forest in Burley. It boasts a large beer garden and outdoor play area for children.
Why not visit the Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary (17 mins drive).
The Fighting Cocks, Godshill, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2LL
Close to Sandy Balls holiday park, the Fighting Cocks Inn has an inside play area for children with games and books to choose from.
Nearby places to visit include Breamore House (11 mins drive).
Pubs With Play Areas Near Southampton
The New Forest, Lyndhurst Rd, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7AA
Close to the New Forest train station, the New Forest Inn has an adventure playground for children, as well as a bespoke children’s menu.
Nearby places to visit include Longdown Activity Farm (3 min drive).
The Langley Tavern, 5A Lepe Rd, Blackfield, Southampton SO45 1XR
There is a huge garden with a small play area and plenty of picnic style seating for customers at The Langley Tavern.
Places nearby to visit include Exbury Gardens and Steam Railway (9 mins drive)
The White Hart, Old Romsey Rd, Cadnam, Southampton SO40 2NP
Garden and secure play area is available at the White Hart in Cadnam, a traditional pub in the heart of the New Forest.
Nearby is Furzey Gardens (8 mins drive)
The Forest Home, Long Ln, Hardley, Southampton SO45 3FH
As well as an outdoor play area, you can expect to discover a seasonal bouncy castle in the garden at The Forest Home pub.