Balmer Lawn Hotel is one of the most familiar buildings to visitors travelling to the New Forest and is located close to Lyndhurst, Lymington and Beaulieu. Situated on the outskirts of the village of Brockenhurst and privately owned by the Wilson Family for over twenty five years, Balmer Lawn Hotel has plenty to offer for all ages. With it's tranquil landscapes and stunning wildlife, whether guests are seeking a peaceful getaway or an adventure-filled exploration of the New Forest, Balmer Lawn Hotel provides a warm welcome to each and every guest.
What makes a stay at Balmer Lawn Hotel unique?
The forest and cricket pitch infront of Balmer Lawn has always been part of the history of the New Forest and is listed in the Doomsday Book. Originally built in the mid 1800's as a hunting lodge, Balmer Lawn is a classic Country House Hotel. The hotel enjoys direct access to the New Forest, with leisure facilities, dining to meet all tastes with a two AA rosette restaurant, 'Beresfords' or an Al fresco dining menu for slightly more relaxed dining in the outdoor restaurant, 'The Lodge Restaurant and Bar'. A micro brewery is located within the Hotel grounds which was founded within the Wilson family, Henry Wilson. There are several different categories of comfortable rooms, many with Forest views and all rooms can be viewed on the hotel website. The bedroom categories range from Small Standard to Family bedrooms, to the wonderful Suite and Luxury bedrooms, all offering a peaceful nights sleep no matter what the occasion. The Saltus Spa which is located on site, offers treatments using ESPA products with their wonderfully trained therapists.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Balmer Lawn Hotel?
Balmer Lawn Hotel has a total of 54 bedrooms. All rooms have en-suite facilities, with either a walk in shower or a bath, all guests can request which they prefer by speaking directly with the hotel. Each room comes with a flat screen TV with freeview, tea & coffee amenities and all rooms from Superior upwards are provided with robes. The Hotel is home to the Saltus Spa, Gym, Sauna, Jacuzzi and an Indoor heated pool which is open 7am-9pm each day for all guests to enjoy when staying in the hotel. During the summer months, Balmer Lawn hotel also offer a wonderful outdoor heated pool which all guests can have access to depending on the weather conditions.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Brockenhurst area?
When staying in the Brockenhurst area, guests can enjoy a variety of activities and attractions that showcase the charm and natural beauty of the New Forest and its surroundings. For example, one of the main attractions for The New Forest is The Beaulieu Motor Museum, tickets for this can be purchased directly with the hotel. The area also offers beautiful walking and cycling routes within minutes of Balmer Lawn Hotel. If you are visiting with your family, Paultons Park including Peppa Pig World is only a short drive away. The hotel is in an incredible venue for all ages!
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Balmer Lawn Hotel offers two tasty options for dining. Beresfords - the two AA rosette fine dining restaurant, is renowned for using the finest possible local ingredients and being the highlight of many stays. The enticing restaurant menu is available everyday for lunch and dinner with a tempting choice of starters, sharing bites, divine main courses and heavenly desserts, and don't forget the mouth watering cocktails!
The most recent dining option is their indoor/outdoor dining concept, The Lodge Restaurant & Bar. Guests will enjoy the feeling of dining outdoors whilst soaking up the warmth from the heaters and cosy blankets in the winter and the doors opening out in the summer to enjoy a cocktail in the sun! With a contemporary outdoor bar it provides a fantastic safe covered outdoor space to relax and enjoy dining with friends and family. As part of the ‘al fresco’ dining experience, the Lodge menu presents a unique, seasonal take on traditional dishes. Encompassing classic brasserie treats such as rope grown moules mariniere, juicy fillet steaks and hearty sharing boards offering local pork belly, braised lamb or a tender Chateaubriand, cooked to perfection. The Lodge is completely covered and themed all year round, alongside with events happening most weekends, such as live music, which can be found on their website!
As a family friendly hotel, children are always considered and the Children’s Menu will not disappoint! They can also accomodate for nearly every single dietary requirement if needs be.
The Hotel has its own micro-brewery providing guests with Smokin Deer ale, which was orignally founded by the Wilson family. Alternatively, browse the large wine list or handmade cocktail menu. There really is something for everyone!