Renowed for its world class cuisine and charming English gardens, the hotel combines elegance with world class service to make your
Updated January 2019
Whether you're local to the New Forest area or planning to visit on holiday there are some brilliant events happening in 2019! Our guide below will give you a taste of the main events happening in the area including marathons, triathlons and cycling events, festivals and countryside shows. Diaries at the ready..!
Keep ahead of what's on this year by regularly visiting our comprehensive Events Calendar which is updated daily and…
Now the festivities are done and dusted, take a quiet moment out to plan for the New Year. If you’re anything like us, a ‘to do’ list - or several lists - follows you around and never seems to get any shorter!
Our New Year’s Resolution is to tick our 'to do' lists in 2019, with a little help from some of the fabulous businesses we have here in the New Forest and Lymington area…
In the aftermath of Christmas and for the next in our series of "Life Matters" articles, the Family Law team from Lester Aldridge raises the raw subject of abusive relationships and offers some constructive advice for anybody who is suffering from this invidious crime.
Spare a thought for the women and men suffering in silence at Christmas and all year round.
As most people over the Christmas holiday enjoy the opportunity to treat their loved…
Lots of people will have decided that 2018 is a year to put well and truly behind them. Plus, right now you may be feeling remorse after too much indulgence over Christmas!
For a variety of reasons you may be thinking about New Year resolutions to improve your life, set goals or achieve an aspiration.
Here are 10 steps we’d like to share, for turning…
Written by the owners of Bartley Barn New Forest , a self catering holiday cottage with far reaching, west facing views including glorious sunsets, on the open forest near Hatchet Pond in the historic “squatters” village of East Boldre.
You’ve arrived in the New Forest, discovering en route that the ponies, cows and donkeys roam very freely - including onto the roads.
You’ve unpacked at your hotel, B&B or self catering holiday cottage and sorted your…
The New Forest and Solent shore are perfect for dog walks and it's little wonder that the area attracts many visitors and locals with four-legged friends. In fact the New Forest is doggy heaven for well behaved dogs!
This summer and autumn, dog owners have had the opportunity to nominate businesses in the New Forest that they consider to be really dog friendly. The competition ran until Wednesday 31st October and we are delighted to announce the winners!
New Forest hotels, Careys Manor and the Montagu Arms, are celebrating after receiving top honours in the prestigious Beautiful South Awards where between them they scooped four awards.
Run by Tourism South East, the awards recognise excellence within the tourism industry and this year saw The Terrace Restaurant at the Montagu Arms awarded Gold for Restaurant/Bistro of the Year and silver for Small Hotel/Boutique Accommodation of the Year.
Careys Manor went on to be awarded bronze in
With the colder months upon us it’s a great time to experience the warmth and care of a friendly, relaxing care home - whilst making new friends at what can be a lonely time of the year. Whether recovering from a spell in hospital, hoping for companionship and warmth over the winter months, or simply wanting to give your career (and yourself) a break, a short stay in one of Colten Care's homes could be just…
At The Lymington Tile Centre you will find ceramic, porcelain and stone tiles for walls and floors, paths and patios, from traditional to contemporary to ultra modern, including exclusive ranges from top factories in Spain, Italy and the UK.
Craig, Lee and the team now invite you to visit their brand new showroom and view beautiful tiles to enhance your interior and exterior design, give the wow factor and put the finishing touch to your home.
Call in this Saturday 1 December…
From Friday 30th March - Sunday 15th April we're inviting all our visitors to become nature detectives and explore the wonders of the natural world on our bird-themed Easter trail.
Go on a nature hunt for natural treasure in the Beaulieu grounds, collect all the clues and complete the trail to pick up your nature detective bug prize. Look out for amazing tree carvings as you go, can you find the tree-top griffin, the magnificent green man or the many-headed serpent? If you tiptoe quietly down the Mill Pond Walk you might be able to spot the homes of the woodland fairies
If you get stuck the nature detective will be on hand to give you some clues, make sure you wave as he drives by in his Willys jeep!
Head down to Palace House to join Lord Montagu's cook in the victorian kitchen and help her create bird shapes out of dough and join in with bird-making and colouring crafts. Plus go incognito with our free nature-themed face painting. Running 11am - 4pm daily.
Find out about the ancient art of falconry in the brand new Abbot's Mews display. You might even be lucky enough to meet Lord Montagu's falconer!
Feeling peckish? Fly over to the Brabazon Restaurant to tuck into seasonal Easter treats. Have a go at the 'Guess the number of eggs' competition for a chance to win a jar of chocolate eggs.
Plus... Even more activities over the Easter Weekend! Visit us between Friday 30th March - Monday 2nd April to take part in the golden egg-hunt competition, crack the cipher code for a chance to win a New Forest luxury hotel stay.
Plus, see amazing historic vehicles from the National Motor Museum motoring around the grounds and your chance to meet the larger-than-life Easter Bunny!
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