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Address: Herb House, Lime Wood, Beaulieu Rd, Lyndhurst, SO43 7FZ
Tel:02380 287 177
Fax: 023 8078 7199


Opened: November 2010

Owners: Lime Wood Group

Spa Director: Tammy Kenyon

Spa Membership Director: Sam Ryder

Location: Under 2 hrs by car and by train from London, 22 miles from Winchester and 12 Miles from Southampton, set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, Hampshire

The grounds: Part of Lime Wood hotel. A natural setting in the heart of the New Forest. Extensive restored gardens and grounds adjoining both forest and parkland

Specification: 22,000sq ft over 3 floors

Design: Robin Hutson and David Elton

Facilities: • 10 treatment rooms including:
− The Bath House. Private double treatment room with steam room and indoor double bath
− The Bath Garden. Private double treatment room with steam room and outdoor double bath
− 8 single treatment rooms with walk-in showers and private WC
• Caldarium
• Hydropool
• The Mud House
• Forest Sauna
• The Steam House
• Hands & Feet Room
• Outdoor Steaming Hot Pool
• Indoor lap pool opening onto garden sun terrace
• The Herbery
• The Workout Studio
• State-of-the-art Technogym
• Oversized changing suites with private bathrooms
• Raw & Cured
• Retail area selling Heidi Klein, Bamford, Daylesford Organic, Voya, NUDE and Tri Dosha products
• Direct access to 140,000 acres of protected forest for walking, running, mountain biking and horse riding
Classes: Include Yoga, Meditation, Zumba, Aqua Aerobics, Sunset Yoga, Fat Burn Express, Pilates

Raw & Cured: Natural, healthy and garden-grown food (freshly made salads, sushi and items from the hotel’s Smoke House) and juices – and the odd glass of champagne …

Treatments: An extensive range of holistic and Ayurvedic therapies and treatments including aroma energising massage, stone therapy, reflexology, ayurvedic massage and many more...

Signature Treatments: Forest Escapes - a 30-minute consultation with a qualified therapist to establish the body type or ‘dosha’. Once recognised, an Ayurvedic therapy is selected from the six choices – Peace, Harmonise, Cleanse, Revitalise, Release, or Ease - to suit the needs for that day, leaving guests with a grander, fuller vision of themselves. A lifestyle sheet is given to take home
Forest Dream - includes a ‘dosha’ consultation, Samvahana (synchronized four hands massage), Mukhabhyanga (face massage), Shirodhara (forehead ‘third eye’ oil therapy), private steam room and lifestyle sheet to take home
Together in the Forest - a treatment for two includes relaxing and detoxifying in The Mud House, a ‘dosha’ consultation, an Ayurvedic Therapy tailored to suit the ‘dosha’, time in a private hot tub or steam room, and relaxation time with herbal tea and lifestyle advice

Product Houses: Working with British spa product houses Bamford, Tri-Dosha, Voya and NUDE


Herb House offers a lifetime promise on their existing members’ fees. Provided the membership is uninterrupted, the fee payable will not change for the duration of the membership, despite the fact that new higher fees may be introduced for new members.

Membership Privileges: • 10% off all treatments at The Herb House
• 10% off all food and beverage at Lime Wood (Limited to up to 10 guests dining. Payment must be made by the member & membership must be valid at the time of payment)
• 10% off retail purchases
• Entitlement to room upgrades at Lime Wood to next room category subject to availability
• 3 guest passes per annum, per member
• First to experience products, special promotions & member events
• Complimentary body MOT and bespoke programme


Child Policy Applicable to all children under 18 years old
• All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
• Children are permitted in the pool if they are children of hotel guests or if with a member on a guest pass
• Hotel guest’s children are allowed in the pool between 3.30pm – 5.00pm Monday – Friday and 9.00am-10.30am and 3.30pm-5.00pm Saturday & Sunday. These times are subject to change
• Children under 18 are not allowed to use the other spa facilities such as the hydropool, whirlpool, gym, sauna and steam rooms due to health and safety

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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