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Burley has everything you would expect from a traditional, New Forest village. Nestling in the lee of a hill surrounded by an area of true outstanding natural beauty. A dramatic contrast of colourful heathlands, mighty oaks, beech and lofty pines. Witches, smuggling and dragons are also part of Burley's unique character and reflected in many of the shops.
Access to Burley village is either from the A31 or A35, through the forest.
Burley as a filming location
Please contact the Film:New Forest office for information or advice on any of these locations.
Example locations include:
Burley high street is a typical chocolate box village high street with ponies and donkeys often wandering through.
In the centre there is a small triangular roundabout with a war memorial.
The Mall is a small parade of shops accessed through a gate (to keep the livestock out) and overlooks Burley Park, where red deer can often be seen grazing.
Avon Tyrrell is a Grade I listed house and is the home of UK Youth, the leading national charity for young people. It sits within 65 acres of Grade II listed grounds in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Originally built in 1891 as a calendar house with 365 windows (days), 7 outer doors (days per week), 52 rooms (weeks), 12 Chimneys (months) and 4 wings (seasons) and was designed and built by the Arts and Crafts architect W.R. Lethaby.
The beautiful and scenic grounds accommodate various outdoor adventure activities; facilities include: Grade I listed house, self-catering lodges, camping areas, large field, marquee, 2 lakes, bike tracks, play area, cafe, archery ranges, climbing tower, high ropes, bushcraft and heathland.
Avon Tyrrell has various breakout areas for meetings and can provide catering opportunities and accommodation for large groups.
Wilf's Cabin is a self-contained, snug, traditional log cabin, provides a double bed room with en-suite shower, a cosy lounge and a galley kitchen, an attic space with twin pallet beds.
The timbered veranda and views into Burley Rails Cottage garden and open forest beyond.
The stables and yards adjacent and to two small turn-out paddocks and a tack room with all facilities and equipment.
New Forest Cider
A traditional cider farm on the outskirts of the village where pressing takes place during October and November using their own orchard apples together with true cider fruit from traditional Cider orchards.
There are a variety of historical machinery and cider pressing tools on display and the onsite shop has a variety of casks on show.
Benefits include a variety of outside space and gardens, as well as an onsite tearoom plus various accommodation options.
Aerial 360 degree fully interactive panorama of Burley
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 Burley
Location accessibility (to major roads, motorways, rail links and airports)
40 minutes from Junction 1 M27
Southampton airport 24 miles /Bournemouth airport 9 miles
Lymington minor injuries unit 11 miles
Bournemouth General Hospital 11 miles
Southampton General Hospital 16 miles
Nearest train station is Brockenhurst which is a main station on the London Waterloo to Poole/Weymouth line
Ample parking in the New Forest District Council owned car park with room for coaches & lorries
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