Hotels in the New Forest
Chewton Glen - Summer Staycations Special Offer
Readers are ‘unable to fault anything at all’ at this ivy-clad country house hotel on the edge of the New Forest, ‘the ultimate luxurious and indulgent treat’.
Montagu Arms - 'Paddle to the Pub' Special Offer
Perfectly placed to explore the New Forest, this Victorian Arts and Crafts inn, on the Beaulieu river near Lord Montagu’s home, is a mix of cosy bolt-hole, luxury hotel and fine-dining restaurant, with a pub in a 1920s wing.
The Pig in the Forest
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the opening of Robin Hutson’s mother Pig, in a New Forest hunting lodge, and it seems ‘on better form than ever’, writes a trusted reader after an annual visit.
Trusted readers this year ‘greatly enjoyed’ this ‘small and quirky hotel’ overlooking one of three marinas in a historic New Forest coastal town.
Designed for pure leisure and pleasure, this Georgian New Forest lodge is run as a glamorous yet relaxed country house hotel for today’s savvy guest.
Deep in the New Forest, Ciaran and Cheryl Maher have created a smart B&B in an Arts and Crafts, Charles Rennie Mackintosh-inspired house.
The Bell Inn
Flagstone floors, old beams and open fires at this 18th-century coaching inn make fine bones for the smart tweeds and bright wall coverings of its updated country interior.
The Master Builder’s
Views of the Beaulieu river can be enjoyed from this former 18th-century shipbuilder’s house, which has a ‘lovely setting down quiet lanes’ in a New Forest hamlet of Georgian cottages.
Overlooking a deer park, in an open New Forest landscape, this Victorian verderer’s manor house is today a restful hotel with a popular restaurant and a cosy duo of spa treatment rooms.
New Forest: romantic spa hotels and family holidays
. From weekend getaways to New Forest weddings, the hotels in this area crystallise everything that the area has to offer. Hospitality is invariably at its highest, food is spectacular and there’s always something to do whether you’re visiting on a romantic break or a family holiday.
For starters, the area is home to one of the shining beacons of the spa world in the form of Chewton Glen, a multi award-winning hotel that not only does unusual accommodation options with flair, in the form of its tree houses, but also epitomises the best of old school service with modern style. Equally, Lime Wood in Lyndhurst has a glorious reputation for its spa, its service as well as its decadent cuisine.
It isn’t all about five star extravagance however, with so much to explore, a B&B with flair can be the perfect place to rest for the night in between adventures, and for foodies there are few places as highly renowned as The Pig at Brockenhurst with its convivial atmosphere and wellies to borrow so you can explore the great outdoors and work up an appetite in style.