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Address: Lime Wood, Beaulieu Rd, Lyndhurst, SO43 7FZ
Tel: 02380 287 177
Fax: 023 8078 7199
Reservations: 02380 287 159


Opened: November 2009

Owners: Lime Wood Group

Hotel Director: Kenneth Speirs

Executive Chef: Luke Holder

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: Natural setting in the heart of the New Forest. Extensive restored gardens and grounds adjoining both forest and parkland

Architecture: The original building is a Regency country manor house on the site of an earlier property originally established as a hunting lodge in the 13th Century

Interiors: Laid-back luxury – relaxed but not without attention to detail and the odd eccentric touch. Local materials and an eclectic mix of antique and bespoke furniture combined with carefully selected artwork and ceramics

Design: David Collins Studio (Interiors)
Ben Pentreath of Working Group Design (restored main house and extensions)
Charles Morris (architect for ancillary buildings)

Accommodation: 14 suites and 15 bedrooms

Guest rooms:  Many with private gardens or private balconies looking into the forest
 Many with freestanding tubs
 Many with real fires
 Some with galleried sleeping areas
 Some with partition walls which slide open merging bedroom with bathroom
 Individually controlled air conditioning
 Plasma TV screens
 Internet / wifi / email access
 Safe
 DVD / CD / ipod docking station
 Iron
 24 hr room service
 Dry cleaning
Guest Services:  24-hour porter
 Full concierge service
 Helipad
 Car Valet Services
 Station transfers
 Baby sitting / Crèche
 Complimentary use of bicycles


  • ‘The Dining Room’ - serious forest food served with friendly precision
  • The Scullery – brasserie style food, relaxed all day dining
  • The Courtyard – for breakfast and afternoon tea
  • Bar: Max’s Bar - best Martinis in Hampshire

Meetings & private events : Available for exclusive use - weddings, meetings, private dining:

Herb House spa Opened November 2010
• Three storey spa
• 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
• Caldarium
• Steam Room
• Hydropool
• The Mud House
• The Massive Forest Sauna
• The Steam Room
• The Outdoor Steaming Hot Pool
• Indoor swimming pool opening onto the garden sun terrace
• Rooftop herbery with sun deck and meditation areas
• The Workout Studio
• State-of-the-art Technogym
• Raw & Cured offering natural healthy and garden grown food
• Shop selling Bamford, VOYA, NUDE and Tri-Dosha

Children: Lime Wood is child friendly with family rooms available

Pets: You can even bring your pet...!

Costs: Rates start from £245

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

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Please contact Emma Cripwell or Charlie Dyer for any press related enquiries:

Emma Cripwell
M: 07775 440143 W: 01793 791657

Charlie Dyer
M: 07585 505544

Amelia Bird
M: 07887 427615


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