Rhinefield House, Jewel of the New Forest
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- Published: Monday, 31 October 2016 17:00
Roger St Pierre takes to the woodsSet deep in the heart of Hampshire’s glorious New Forest, majestic Rhinefield House has the appearance of a classic Jacobean stately home.
But enter its portals and the clock winds on a couple of hundred years to the romantic ambience of the Victorian era. There has been a house on this leafy site since William the Conqueror created the New Forest as a royal hunting ground, sometime around AD1097 - and the estate’s history since then has certainly been colourful.