Mail Online Great British Boltholes

If you’ve been captivated by Channel 4’s recent series A Year In The New Forest, a few days in the wilds of Hampshire will certainly appeal. What’s not to like about picturesque villages, forest trails and open heathland filled with pretty ponies?

There are a couple of well-known, luxurious and rather expensive places to stay, or instead you can opt for the relaxed, country-house style of 40-room Burley Manor, which has three things my perfect bolthole needs: comfort, quiet and countryside…