Just minutes away from the picturesque village of Lyndhurst, Bartley Lodge Hotel is an historic beauty, full of 18th century charm where children and pet pooches are welcome. Ideal for mid-week breaks and weekend getaways, there are 40 individually designed bedrooms, an indoor swimming pool, award-winning restaurant, eight acres of landscaped gardens and numerous world-famous local attractions nearby.
What makes a stay at Bartley Lodge Hotel unique?
Once the home of Charles Lyell, an eminent geologist and friend of Charles Darwin, Bartley Lodge Hotel is to be found along an enchanting drive, nestled in eight acres of carefully-tended gardens, woodland and charming meadows.
It's an idyllic spot for a short break in the New Forest, and there are plenty of trails to discover locally, with 140 miles of footpaths, 100 miles of off-road cycle tracks and 40 miles of 'secret' coastal paths.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Bartley Lodge Hotel?
Bartley Lodge's comfortable bedrooms are all uniquely decorated in a classic country style, and many of them offer stunning views over the gardens. There's an indoor swimming pool for guests to make use of, and the impressive AA Rosette-awarded Hunter's Restaurant, where they can dine on delicious Hampshire fare while taking in the sunset through the windows of the Orangery.
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Lyndhurst area?
Picturesque Beaulieu is just around the corner - home to the National Motor Museum & the 'World of Top Gear', Palace House and Beaulieu Abbey. Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway is situated just east of Beaulieu in the village of Exbury and is world-famous for its Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and shrubs.
Lyndhurst, the 'capital' of the New Forest, is a mere five-minute drive away and boasts an array of souvenir shops, cosy tea rooms, country pubs and an ice-cream parlour. There's also the New Forest Golf Club which is open to visitors, although it's worth keeping an eye out for the New Forest ponies roaming freely on the greens!
Other attractions include Buckler's Hard, Highcliffe Castle and Furzey Gardens.
Where can guests enjoy food and drink?
Open for lunch and dinner, Bartley Lodge's Hunters Restaurant showcases the best of British through signature dishes including meat, game, fish and mouth-watering puddings.
When it comes to pre- or post-dinner drinks, the hotel bar offers a selection of local ales, beautifully crafted cocktails, artisan gins and wines.
It's also popular for afternoon tea, so if guests enjoy eating copious amounts of cake whilst sipping a cup of speciality tea, they can find a cosy spot in one of the lounges or out on the terrace and soak up the relaxing atmosphere.
Picturesque Beaulieu is just around the corner - home to the National Motor Museum & the 'World of Top Gear, Palace House and Beaulieu Abbey. Exbury Gardens & Steam Railway is situated just east of Beaulieu in the village of Exbury and is world-famous for its Rothschild Collection of rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias, rare trees and shrubs.