Partner Businesses

The businesses below help look after this very special place by supporting our Love the Forest scheme which raises money to fund conservation and education projects in the New Forest.

Balmer Lawn Hotel

A delightful 4 star Country House Hotel with many rooms having stunning views over the New Forest. In total, 54 en-suite rooms, with enough range to suit all requirements from leisure guests and families to business travellers.

Bartley Lodge

Tucked at the end of a meandering drive is the elegant Bartley Lodge. This Grade II listed hotel in Cadnam, a medieval hamlet, will feel like a much-loved second home from the moment you walk in. With 40 bedrooms, extensive gardens and award-winning food, Bartley Lodge Hotel gives a true taste of New Forest Life.

Beaulieu Hotel

In the middle of vast, open heathland is Beaulieu Hotel, our peaceful forest retreat where the wild ponies outnumber the people. Situated on the outskirts of the village of Beaulieu, it was formerly a coaching inn and is a welcome sight after a day spent hiking across the New Forest.

Camping in the Forest

The New Forest is a place where nature thrives and beauty flourishes.  Luckily, if you’re looking for somewhere to try New Forest camping, we have ten campsites nestled amongst the forest’s trees.

Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa

Conveniently located within an hour and a half from London, 20 minutes from the centre of Southampton and with the rest of Hampshire and the M3 easily accessible – Careys Manor is the perfect place to enjoy truly relaxing short breaks, luxurious spa weekends, sophisticated weddings, delicious dining, meetings and corporate events.

The Crown Manor House Hotel

An independently owned four star boutique hotel, which is perfectly located in the heart of Lyndhurst Village, the capital of the New Forest National Park. Our beautiful 15th century listed hotel has been totally rebuilt over the years from modest beginnings to its current impressive building.

We offer guests a relaxing English countryside getaway with real log fires, tranquil gardens, attentive service and fantastic locally sourced food, including a truly great breakfast, combined with a real sense of tradition.

Drift Inn

Set on the Beaulieu Road, the Drift Inn is the perfect place to relax and unwind. With log fires, real ales and a tasty, locally sourced menu, it is both family and dog friendly, welcoming walking boots and wellies!


Fairweather’s Garden Centre is situated at the end of Beaulieu High Street. We stock Hampshire’s highest quality garden plants, plus giftware, accessories, furniture, barbecues and much more.

Pop in to our our hugely popular café Steff’s Kitchen and relax with a cake or one of our famous scones. Customers return time-after-time to sample the latest specials and enjoy the usual favourites. Breakfast is served 9-11:30am and lunchtime meals are available from 12-3pm.

Forest Leisure Cycling

From our picturesque village location in Burley you’ll be able to cycle along our famous Old Railway, visit the Deer Sanctuary, enjoy the Woodland Trail and relax at a real forest inn, or indulge in a sumptuous cream tea in one of the many welcoming tea rooms, all in the most stunning New Forest scenery. In particular our choice of 9 cycle rides, with distances from 5 miles up to 32 miles, provide the very best cycling conditions for families, inexperienced and ‘born again’ cyclists! All our routes can be extended to provide a challenge for the more adventurous cyclists

Forest Lodge

In easy reach of boutique shops and the forest, yet only minutes from the motorway, Forest Lodge is a contemporary boutique hotel in the pretty village of Lyndhurst.
With 36 bedrooms, chic outside decking and award-winning food, Forest Lodge is perfect for a stylish break in the heart of the New Forest.

Montagu Arms Hotel

The Montagu Arms combines effortlessly intuitive service with inviting comfort making this New Forest hotel so special. Discover the unique charm of the country house hotel with its roaring log fires, decadent oak panelling, picturesque gardens and sumptuous bedrooms – from weekend breaks, a romantic getaway to lavish weddings and corporate events The Montagu Arms is the ultimate in luxury New Forest hotels.

Moorhill House Hotel

Escape to your very own village hideaway in the ancient village of Burley. The long drive to Moorhill House Hotel winds through sun-dappled woodland before reaching the inviting hotel with its peaceful atmosphere.
With 31 bedrooms, beautiful gardens and award-winning food Moorhill House Hotel is homely, peaceful and far from the stresses of daily life.

New Forest Ice Cream

New Forest Ice Cream was founded 30 years ago by Lawrie and Sue Jenman. Now all of the family, together with a growing, highly skilled and dedicated team, manufacture consistently top quality, great tasting ice cream for customers nationwide.

New Park Manor Hotel

New Park Manor is surrounded by fallow deer, ponies, wild boar and spectacular seasonal foliage – and absolutely no traffic or noise. If you wish to get out and about, you can explore beautiful bike trails and tranquil forest walks, or get the adrenalin pumping with horse riding, sailing, clay shooting, archery and golf.

Rosie Wesley

Rosie Wesley (BA Hons) is a metalwork and jewellery designer / maker living and working in Lymington in The New Forest with her studio situated at the back of her independent high street gallery Chalk’s.

Having lived in the New Forest for most of her life, Rosie takes the majority of her inspiration from the local area and creates her work from found natural objects. Focussing on texture and form, each of Rosie’s sculptural works and jewellery are individual, site-responsive pieces and are one-of-a-kind.

Rosie is fascinated by the concept of taking something from our natural environment and transforming it or assembling it into something else; giving it a new life away from it’s original environment. Her work allows you to appreciate natural spaces everyday, and preserve a part of them forever.

The Red Lion

A quintessential New Forest Pub situated in the ancient village of Boldre close to the bustling Georgian town of Lymington with its yacht haven, famous Saturday street market and ferry to the Isle of Wight. Heading away from Lymington towards Brockenhurst or Beaulieu you will see signs for Boldre which is a ten minute car journey from all three New Forest towns. With cosy beamed rooms, log fires and candlelight inside and gardens and patios outside this is truly a New Forest pub for all seasons.

True Horizon

True Horizon is a company that aims to simplify sustainability for businesses by helping them build a better business model that balances people, planet and profit to create positive impact.

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VW Camper Hire

VW Camper Hire are based in Southampton on the edge of the New Forest hiring out stunning VW campervans for unique holiday experiences. All the campers have been updated to a modern luxury standard and feature iPod & iPhone connections and bluetooth handsfree along with everything else you would expect as standard. All the campervans come fully stocked with an extensive inventory for everything you will need to camp in the forest plus a huge range of extras including driveway awnings.

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