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Please find latest news articles from Shamba Holidays below. Click on an article to read in full.

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12 Dec 2019

Visit Bournemouth Christmas Tree Wonderland

This year, Bournemouth town centre and gardens has been truly decked out to allow visitors to walk in a Christmas tree Wonderland. Nestled in a Christmas market to rival some of the best in the country, visitors are treated to an ice rink, two alpine bars and a veritable plethora of stalls stocking gifts, treats and deliciously festive food and drink. Bournemouth is less than half an hour away from Shamba, so it’s well worth a visit if you’re staying over the Christmas period ... Read more...
22 Feb 2019

5 Amazing Places to try Afternoon Tea in Dorset and Hampshire

Treating yourself and loved ones to an afternoon tea is always a popular choice! So, if you’ve taken a trip to the south coast, why not sample the local delicacies in beautiful surroundings and faced with wonderful views. There’s plenty of choice when it comes to afternoon tea in Dorset and Hampshire, so we’ve put together a list of our top five favourites that’ll be sure to tantalise your taste buds. The Green House A stone’s throw away from the award-winning ... Read more...
28 Jan 2019

Staycations, why UK holidays are better than going abroad

With coastal coves, wild woodlands, craggy mountains and rolling countryside it’s no surprise that there’s been a huge uptake in people exploring the UK rather than heading overseas, and in Dorset this is especially true! As we’re nestled in the New Forest, Shamba benefits from rich and diverse landscapes that are so close by, so if you want to paddle in the sea or take the little ones to make dens in the forest, you can do it all! Of course, the British weather comes with ... Read more...
14 Jan 2019

Dog friendly activities nearby in the New Forest

Dogs are man’s best friend, so if you’re bringing them along to our dog-friendly holiday park for a stay, then you’ll want them to have a great break away too! Over 140 miles of New Forest outdoor paths and trails await, full of sights and smells that they’ll love to explore, and there are plenty of dog-friendly activities that you can all do together. We’ve put together a list of some of the must-sees that all the family (even the furry ones) can enjoy. View ... Read more...
15 Nov 2018

Exploring Christchurch and Hengistbury Head

When it comes to great walks and some of the most beautifully varied scenery in the country, Dorset always delivers. Sandwiched between the sea shore and the New Forest, there’s plenty of fantastic landscapes to explore, not to mention the towns and suburbs that embody the ideal marriage between the traditional and contemporary. We’re going to take you on a tour of the Christchurch and Hengistbury Head area, and all the things you can see and do. With its riverside walks, priory ... Read more...