Private charter fishing & boat trips

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around Keyhaven & Milford on Sea


Hurst Castle

Hurst Castle is an English Heritage site and is situated at the seaward end of the shingle spit that extends 1.5 miles from Milford-On-Sea. The end of the spit is only three-quarters of a mile from the Isle of Wight and the views from the top of the Tudor castle are spectacular. The castle was built by Henry VIII as one of a chain of coastal fortresses and was completed in 1544. A ferry service runs from Keyhaven to the castle, full details are on their website.



Hurst on the Hill Cafe, Milford on Sea

Located on Church Hill in the heart of Milford on Sea.

Enjoy café style coffee, pastries or Alex’s renowned cakes or at lunchtime find a range of meze style salads for you to choose from, topped with fish, cheese or meat. Your favourite sandwich can be made up for you to eat in or take out or devour one of Jesse’s legendary Club Sandwiches or homemade soups. Our food is all about the flavour at realistic prices in relaxed and friendly surroundings.



The Lazy Lion, Milford on Sea

Situated directly on the high street of the quaint coastal village of Milford on Sea, formerly called the Red Lion this 18th Century coaching inn has been revamped by the new management and renamed The Lazy Lion, three tastefully decorated double en-suite B&B rooms are also available here.



The Gun Inn, Keyhaven

The Gun Inn is a traditional 18th century pub in Keyhaven.

The cosy bar features low beamed ceilings and the large family rooms are full of interesting antiquities. In the winter log fires allow you and your faithful canine companions to warm up with a mulled wine and homemade pie. In the summer we have a large old world walled garden with outside bar, ideal for lazy days in the sun sipping local beer and enjoying a ploughman's.


The Smugglers Inn, Milford on Sea

The Smugglers Inn is in an unrivalled position, in the heart of Milford on Sea, and only a stones throw from the beautiful beaches with views of the Needles and the Isle of Wight.


Luxury Lodge Stays

Lodge breaks are a great way to enjoy self-catering holidays in the UK. Luxury Lodge Stays have put together a collection of quality lodges and cottages in the finest locations in the UK.



Visit Milford on Sea

Places to stay and eat and things to see and do around Keyhaven and Milford-on-Sea



Milford on Sea guide

A local guide to Milford on Sea, find out more about the area at



The New Forest visitor website

The New Forest's official visitor website



Highcliffe Information

Find information for the Highcliffe area in Dorset



Adrian Grainger

Adrian Grainger is a Contemporary Modern Artist based in the New Forest, Hampshire. Current collections include 'Fish', 'Birds' and 'Land & Sea' with oil and acrylic on canvas. Driftwood collages also created and prints available. Check out this great local artist



Forestway Studio

Have a look at some wonderful local art & crafts on Rick and Sally's website