Limewood Hotel, Lyndhurst, The New Forest, Hampshire
If you fancy getting out and getting pampered when you’re on your large group holiday in the New Forest, go to Limewood Hotel in Lyndhurst. Whether you spend time in the Herb House Spa, in the HH&Co Restaurant, or on a course at the Cookery School, you’ll feel relaxed and happy in no time because this place is quite a delight.
The Herb House Spa has 10 treatment rooms and some seriously indulgent holistic treatments; if you’re up this way celebrating a hen weekend or a big birthday or something book for an It’s All About You Spa Days, and make sure you take the time to linger on the gorgeous roof garden and round it off with afternoon tea.
Book a table at the Hartnett Holder & Co Restaurant where it’s lovely and relaxing and unpretentious and the food is divine – Italian dishes that keep in step with the seasons, featuring temptations on the Small Plates Menu like steak & chips, their H&H Burger, and Chicken Schnitzel. Groups of up to 10 can have lunch or dinner at the Kitchen Table, an informal rustic setting, or try something Raw & Cured in the spa - Courgette Pancake, Jamaican Jerk Bowl, Hampshire Ham. Whatever you decide to do, you know it’ll hit the right notes, and it’s ethically good too as ingredients are all sourced locally, a lot of it comes from their own greenhouse and smokery; you might even time it right to catch one of the Smoked and Uncut Food & Music festivals they hold each year.
If cooking is something you’re passionate about, see what courses are on at Cookery School and book places; it’s all informal and fun and another great idea for hen weekends or birthdays.
Get yourselves down there, you won’t be disappointed.
Open: Spa: 7.00 am-9.00 pm during the week 7.00 am-8.00 pm at weekends
HH&CO: Lunch 12.00 pm-2.30 pm Dinner 6.00pm-late
T: 02380 287177 All information correct at the time of writing