Hillside Cottage, Toothill, Romsey

A great way to celebrate an occasion young or old! We offer a lovely woodland setting where you can let your imagination run wild! Team games, bushcraft, campfire and challenges, a wonderful area to explore with friends, every party is different but guaranteed toasted marshmallows lots of fresh air and laughter in this natural place of beauty where anything is possible!


What are Forest Parties?

Our parties are for 2 hours and take place all year round. Bring your friends for some activities in the woods, we cater for children and adults too at our new Toothill site. Parties are bespoke to with activities to suit your child’s interest, ability and age, so there will never be a dull moment!


Activities can include:

  • Den building

  • Firelighting

  • Story telling

  • Wild woodland games

  • Whittling & bushcraft

  • Toasting marshmallows

  • Campfire hot dogs

MLX Parties FAQ's


Children aged from 5 years upwards. Parents of invited children are not able to stay hence the reason for the minimum age. We can offer parties for younger children but it will be a smaller group and take on a different format if parents are staying. Parties for adults! - We have an excellent site for adult birthday parties, overnight camping in bell tents also and option. Email for more details

Cost and what's included

All parties include a hot dog meal cooked on the campfire, crisps, and finger foods e.g. cucumber, carrot, cheese. Donuts and marshmallows also part of a My Little Explorers birthday party! We have Invitations you can hand out to your party guests. All you need to bring is a birthday child, friends, cake and party bags. The cost is £15 per child there is a minimum charge 15 children £225. A deposit of £100 is required to confirm booking.

Session information

Our parties are held at Hillside Cottage, Toothill Road, Romsey, SO51 9LN Children's parties last for 2 hours and take place either morning, afternoon or evening (depending on daylight availability). Parties run all year at weekends and after school during term time. At least two parents/guardians are required to attend the session and will be responsible for the behaviour of the children. We provide a wonderful woodland environment for the birthday child to enjoy with their friends, with activities including whittling, fire lighting, treasure hunts and much more! Please email if you would like more information or have any specific requests.

Clothing and kit

Children need to wear appropriate clothing, sturdy shoes or wellies (depending on the weather) and bring waterproofs. Please note: long trousers, long-sleeved tops and closed shoes are essential protection against stinging nettles, rough wood and ticks.


Our fee includes a hot dog meal which will be sausages in a bun with sauces, crisps and finger food (cucumber/carrot/cheese). We provide marshmallows for toasting so you only need to bring along a cake! If there are dietary requirements or food allergies we will need to know beforehand so that we can cater for everyone.

Booking terms & conditions

Please read our party terms and conditions on booking at the link. All bookings made via the website are not confirmed immediately, an email will be sent to confirm your enquiry.

“Best party ever, Ben loved every minute, especially lighting the campfire and the the doughnut game!  ”

—  Louise R