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Lime Wood’s creative, quirky and British sense of humour has extended into its spa offerings with the aptly named Welly Boot Camp fitness programme. This four night fitness retreat is not for the faint hearted but it is exhilarating in every way and a truly authentic but luxurious boot camp. As with all things at Lime Wood the stunning and ancient New Forest is brought into this fitness experience so that at every turn clients find themselves absorbing the natural surroundings both inside the Herb House and outside with mother-nature.

The four-night camp kicks off with a mini body MOT followed by a lighthearted but helpful ‘New You’ seminar. This is followed by a nutritious detox supper in The Scullery which helps guests to prepare for the days ahead….

On the first full day a herbal infusion is delivered to your room at 7am which should hydrate you enough to get you through a short run from 7.30 till 8am. The Raw and Cured food team then prepare a deliciously cleansing breakfast which is followed by some revitalizing yoga. Ab Attack is next which should leave any stomach muscles gently throbbing but then relax into a healthy Raw & Cured lunch. Post lunch digestion will be aided by a sand dune obstacle course lasting for a grueling hour and a half but then there’s a recovery class followed by a much-needed 45-minute chill out in the Mud House and gentle wallow in the Hydropool.

Day two involves a pre-brekkie Forest run with a revitalizing rooftop Zumba class (weather permitting) followed by Cardio circuits. Refuelling happens at Raw & Cured and then it’s time to head outdoors for the Forest Obstacle Course, which is an hour and a half of intensive exercise, but it’s all going to be worth it. Early evening is a recovery class followed by that ever-important Deep Tissue Massage that will undoubtedly help to soothe those aching limbs.

On day three just when you thought it was getting easier you’ll enjoy another short run before breakfast followed by a Kettle Bells Class then Satellite Circuits. After your detox lunch at Raw & Cured there’s the Bolters Bench Obstacle Course that is only, ahem, an hour and a half. Your arm muscles will burn as will your thighs but the end is in sight. That night enjoy a soothing and enriching VOYA facial.

The final day of the Welly Boot Camp involves a Core balance class before breakfast followed by Aqua fitness in Herb House’s sumptuous Ozone treated pool. At midday you receive your well-earned certificate and massive thumbs up from your fitness instructor.

The Welly Boot Camp will leave you seriously fit, seriously healthy and ready to take on the world - bring on 2012. It costs from £1,250pp, which includes 4 nights accommodation at Lime Wood, all meals, all training and spa treatments. Forthcoming Welly Boot Camp dates are 26th February, 25th March and 22nd April 2012. Contact Lime Wood on 023 8028 7177 or visit

For further press information contact Emma Cripwell - - 07775 440143 or Charlie Dyer – - 07585 505544

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Please contact Emma Cripwell, Charlie Dyer or Meadows Hulme at PC Agency for any press related enquiries:

Emma Cripwell
M: 07775 440143 

Charlie Dyer
M: 07585 505544

Meadows Hulme
M: 07709 832102


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