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Lime Wood

Lyndhurst, United Kingdom

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Lime Wood
A stunning Regency country house originally established as a hunting lodge in the 13th Century, Lime Wood is a boutique country house hotel set in the New Forest National Park.

Ben Pentreath of Working Group Design restored the main house and its extensions, comprising 16 bedrooms, a series of classically designed sitting rooms, library, dining room, informal eatery, bar, cellar and billiard room. Meanwhile Charles Morris designed the additional buildings which include a further 11 suites and two guest rooms.

Lime Wood's furniture is an eclectic mix of antique and bespoke pieces off-set with hand-picked artwork and objects d'art. Because this is an old English country house, there's the odd eccentric touch so that there's always something to be amused by.

Chefs Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder do the cooking, pulling together both of their much admired signature styles, to create Hartnett Holder & Co, the relaxed and stylish restaurant and bar.

The Herb House is a truly special place for both relaxation and pampering as well as serious health and fitness.
Hotel Address:
  • Lime Wood
  • Beaulieu Road 1
  • New Forest
  • Lyndhurst,
  • United Kingdom

Location Summary
Lime Wood, a boutique country house hotel, is set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, 1.5 miles from the small town of Lyndhurst. Under 2 hours by car and by train from London, 22 miles from Winchester and 12 Miles from Southampton, Lime Wood is set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, Hampshire, with extensive restored gardens and grounds adjoining both forest and parkland.

Directions to Hotel
From the M3 - after junction 13 the M3 divides (Junction 13)- follow the signs to join the M27 West to Bournemouth and Poole. Exit M27 at Junction 2 (Fawley, Totton, HGV Lyndhurst) and take the A326 following signs for Fawley. Continue on the A326 for approximately 3 miles until you see signs for the A35 Lyndhurst, turn left onto the slip road which will bring you to a set of traffic lights. Turn right at the traffic lights onto the A35. At the next roundabout (after c.50 yards) take the first left exit (proceeding virtually straight ahead on the A35). Continue on the A35 passing through Ashurst and after c.4 miles you reach the ‘Welcome to Lyndhurst' sign. Continue for approximately 80 yards after the sign until you reach the first left turning after the sign (signposted to Beaulieu). Turn left onto the Beaulieu Road continue along the road for c.1 mile until you reach the white Lime Wood sign - the hotel is situated on the right.
Note Bene
Head behind the scenes of the Hartnett Holder & Co kitchen with HH&Co Backstage – the cookery school.
Banquets & Meetings
A range of flexible spaces that can cater from 2 to 52.
Fine Dining On Site
Hartnett Holder & Co is a relaxed, stylish and comfortable upscale restaurant - full of character, yet unpretentious. Angela Hartnett and Lime Wood’s Luke Holder, with their team, create locally sourced Italian dishes with a respectful nod to the seasons and to Italian culinary ideologies.
Fitness Center
The top floor of our Herb House is devoted to fitness and health with a state-of-the-art gym with forest views and the very latest Technogym equipment with computer memory card system so users can track their fitness progress. A selection of classes is offered daily in the workout studio & lap pool. In the summer time, some fitness classes are held on the Herb House Roof Garden & in the forest.
Pool Indoor
Indoor swimming pool opening onto the garden sun terrace.
Pool Outdoor
An outdoor steaming hot pool.
Spa Facility
The expansive Herb House Spa features 22,000 sq ft on 3 floors, 8 single treatment rooms, 1 private double treatment room with steam room, garden and outdoor bath, 1 Bath House private double treatment room with indoor bath and steam room.
Biking, Mountain
Specialized Mountain Bikes and helmets for guests to use.
Boutique selling various products from Bamford, VOYA, Pai and Tri-Dosha and more.
Recommended Rooms
Forest Hidaway Suites: Set over two floors, (some with open fires) lounge, dining area and bedroom.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Meeting Space
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pets Allowed
    - Pool Indoor
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Skeet Shooting
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping

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