Jumping up a whopping 18 places to top spot, Lime Wood truly is a hotel to behold.
Get out and about and explore in the luscious grounds or carve out some chill time in the splendid interiors of Lime Wood Hotel in Lyndhurst, Hampshire. The New Forest boutique hotel has everything a guest seeking a little luxury and adventure could want.
The main dwelling is set in a delightful landscape filled with wonderful wildlife and abundant in nature. We’re seeing meadows, grasslands, gnarly trees and pure unadulterated nature, which is what you’d expect from any trip to the New Forest.
Each of the hotel’s rooms are relaxing and plush, with calming and comfortable interiors just waiting for you to enjoy.
Most of the rooms offer views of the dramatic landscapes surrounding Lime Wood Hotel, while they all have quirky surprises waiting to titillate and entertain their guests, be it a freestanding bath in a bay window or a comforting wood-burning stove in the bedroom. There’s plenty to make even the keenest hotel-goer gobsmacked.
The food won’t disappoint either, with plenty of simple, yet mouth-watering food to ensure foodies have their bellies filled with only the tastiest of morsels.
Luxury dining is of abundance at Lime Wood with Hartnett Holder & Co on site, a relaxed and comfortable restaurant full of character. Run by Angela Hartnett and Lime Wood’s Luke Holder, creating locally sourced Italian dishes with a respectful nod to the seasons. Get to know the chefs here.
If you fancy getting involved in the cooking yourself, then you can with Amelia Freer’s cookery classes. Should you wish to just indulge in the efforts of the experts, then the hotel offers several dining experiences including a restaurant, bar with raw and cured foods as well as an afternoon tea offering.
Another nice surprise from the Lime Wood is the Angela and Co Pop-Ups, frequented by celebrity chefs including Tom Kerridge and the fantastic Angela Hartnett herself.
Onsite the spa is ready to strip away your stresses and worries with a multitude of treatments and therapies. Here there’s so much to choose from you can make a whole day of it in the spa.
Truly, the Lime Wood is a hotel that offers it all in buckets and spades and well worth several visits throughout the year.