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All you need to know – New Park Manor Hotel

Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst SO42 7QH

We can’t wait to welcome you to Puddle Ducks at New Park Manor – in the meantime, here’s some information that we hope you find useful. Have a splashtastic time!

Location: New Park Manor

Parking: Free parking outside the hotel. 

Essential Information:

  • On arrival enter via the hotel reception and head straight for the Spa
  • Please sign in at the Spa reception before going to the changing rooms
  • Strictly no outdoor shoes poolside – please leave them in lockers.
  • Lockers are £1 (refundable).
  • You will be asked to shower before entering the pool – there is a shower poolside
  • A well-fitting neoprene swim nappy must be worn with a disposable swim nappy or one of our environmentally friendly NappyWraps & Liners underneath if your child is in Floaties, Splashers or Kickers and in other programmes if they are not yet fully potty/toilet trained. Why not buy one of our great value Starter Packs which contain everything you need for your swim lesson?
  • You can find lots more useful information about attending our swim classes on our FAQs page
  • There are no nappy bins at this venue so please take your nappy home with you.
  • No food is permitted on the poolside or in the changing rooms, please save your child’s snack until after you have left the pool.

Changing rooms: There are medium sized changing rooms for female/male use. 

Exclusivity: Puddle Ducks have a roped off area during hire.

Access: Spectators can sit poolside.

Technical information

  • Pool temperature: 31-32°C 
  • Poolside assistant: There is no Puddle Ducks poolside assistant
  • Depth: 1.2m throughout
  • Maximum class ratios:
    • 6 children/adult pairs:1 teacher (Floaties, Splashers, Kickers, Little Dippers, Dippers)

Helping you to make your special time last even longer…that’s the Puddle Ducks’ difference

We like to make life fun and easy for our Puddle Ducks customers so here are some local places we think you and your children may like. You could even meet up before or after the class with your Puddle Ducks classmates.

Closest café

New Park Manor has a lovely café area with conservatory looking out across the New Forest.  Breast/bottle feeding mothers are welcome.  

Closest soft play

Monkey Madness, Reid Street, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 2BT.

Other local attractions

New Forest National Park, Access the many walks through the forest from Brockenhurst.

Longdown Activity Farm, Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7EH

Beaulieu National Motor Museum, John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZN

Paultons Park, Ower, Romsey SO51 6AL. Over 60 rides and attractions including Peppa Pig World.


If you need to contact us, here’s your local Puddle Ducks office details:

Call us on 01202 674676

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