Brockenhurst donkeys
Brockenhurst watersplash
Brockenhurst College main

Brockenhurst is a picturesque village with a wide variety of houses and cottages of different periods. It has a busy high street that ends in a ‘watersplash’ (ford) across the road. Free-roaming ponies, donkeys and sometimes even pigs wander through the village.

Brockenhurst as a filming location

Please contact the Film:New Forest office for information or advice on any of these locations.

Example locations include:

Brockenhurst High Street


A small but busy traditional high street where you will often find ponies and donkeys wandering through and drinking from the locally known watersplash at the bottom of the high street.

Brockenhurst College

Brockenhurst College Brockenhurst College is set in a 35-acre campus near the centre of the New Forest National Park with large open spaces, both indoor and outdoor. Onsite facilities include a café, restaurant, nursery, theatre and hall as well as a range of sports facilities including a gym, sports hall, three floodlit all-weather courts and very large field.

With a long entrance driveway this could be used as a double for an American university campus.

Forest Park Hotel

Forest Park Hotel Historic luxury hotel once a rectory and used as the general hospital in the First World War for troops from India and New Zealand. Also hosted dinner for Theodore Roosevelt . Very central to Brockenhurst village.

Tilefield Equestrian Centre

Tilefield EquestrianTilefield is a purpose built equestrian training centre with a large training room with lovely views over the New Forest plus a large indoor and outdoor arena.

The centre has a kitchen and reception area plus benefits from toilets and a shower.

Balmer Lawn Hotel

Balmer Lawn HotelOriginally built in the mid 1800's as a hunting lodge, the Balmer Lawn is a classic Country House Hotel.

The Balmer Lawn Hotel has 54 bedrooms individually decorated. The hotel has a spa with 6 treatment rooms, Beresfords Restaurant which was awarded 2 AA Rosette for fine dining, leisure facilities including indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools, squash courts and fully equipped gym.

Aerial 360 degree fully interactive panorama of Brockenhurst

The map takes two forms, once you click on the link below, you will be taken to an aerial map which you can zoom in and out of.

However, if you click the red circles located generally in the high street area you will be taken to a 360 degree panorama, and if you have a VR headset you can enter VR mode for a fully interactive experience.

The buttons on the bottom left and right of the map will help you navigate the different modes.

The images were taken between February and March 2022.

Map of Brockenhurst

Location accessibility (to major roads, motorways, rail links and airports)
  • 30 minutes from Junction 1 M27
  • Brockenhurst Train Station is main station on the London Waterloo to Poole/Weymouth line
  • Southampton airport 20 miles /Bournemouth airport 16 miles
  • Lymington minor injuries unit 4 miles
  • Southampton General Hospital 13 miles

Parking in the New Forest District Council owned car park which has public toilets.

There is no room for coaches and/or lorries, but there is potential to use the nearby college for parking.

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