Lime Wood

| United Kingdom | Lyndhurst | Hampshire | New Forest |
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Lime Wood is set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, 1.5 miles from the small town of Lyndhurst and just an hour and a half drive from London.

This is a luxury country house hotel with a difference and classical structure as the basis of its design. The spirit of its past has been kept, taking inspiration from its extraordinarily beautiful surroundings and adding the odd contemporary twist to bring it to life.

The architectural parts of Lime Wood were designed by Charles Morris and Ben Pentreath, to which interiors have been added by David Collins and food by Lime Wood's Head Chef, Luke Holder. Combined with immaculate service and facilities, now, thrilled to announce the arrival of the only 5 star luxury hotel in the New Forest National Park. With its proximity to London, it really is the ultimate countryside getaway; weekend break, dash from the city, escape from home, whatever your motivations.



Lime Wood strives to achieve that elusive balance between high luxury and relaxed enjoyment, and dining here is no exception.This starts with the head chef, Luke Holder, whose appreciation of local produce and traditional menus is combined with an imaginative approach to designing dishes.

There is a choice of two restaurants;
‘The Dining Room' Glam up to eat at The Dining Room, a chandeliered affair serving sexy dishes, such as artichoke and truffle ravioli and Tressingham duck with medjool dates!
‘The Scullery' T...

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Lime Wood’s Herb House Spa is a truly special place for both relaxation and pampering as well as serious health and fitness. The unique forest setting and innovative use of natural materials combined with state-of-the-art Technogym equipment and the best holistic and Ayurvedic therapies, puts the Herb House in a different league.


If you find yourself in need of a pre-dinner drink or aperitif or just want to relax and unwind, this is the perfect spot. It's an intimate space with a bespoke silver leaf bar and teal blue panelled walls that bring a touch of London glamour to the country.

But there is also a cosy open fire to ensure the atmosphere stays firmly rooted in the countryside; warm, welcoming and waiting for you to enjoy.


You certainly won't be at a loss for things to do when staying with Lime Wood. Make the most of an array of on-site activities from food foraging master classes to yoga lessons, spa treatments and bike rides. Shooting, sailing and horse riding are also available nearby.



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There are 29 stunning bedrooms and suites in total at Lime Wood; 14 bedrooms and 15 suites, some with log fires or wood burning stoves.

The rooms are divided between the main house and the garden lodges:

  • Main house: 10 bedrooms & 6 Forest Suites
  • The Crescent: 1 bedroom, 2 Forest Suites, 1 Forest Hideaway Suite and The Beech Suite
  • The Coach House: 2 bedrooms, 3 Forest Hideaway Suites
  • The Pavilions: Oak Pavilion with 2 bedrooms and Ash Pavilion a duplex one bedroomed Suite

Rooms are large and filled with a mix of antiques, bespoke furniture and lots of handpicked art.

All rooms include:

  • king sized bed
  • complimentary Wi-Fi
  • a well stocked in-room pantry
  • telephone line
  • spacious bathroom
  • satellite TV
  • I-pod docking stations
  • dvd player
  • personal safe and hair dryer
  • fluffy bathrobes and slippers
A number of rooms have been specifically designed to accommodate guests with disabilities.

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