The perfect break away at the Old Mill
In a tranquil riverside location only 3 miles from Lymington in the New Forest, the Old Mill is a prime venue for al fresco dining and drinking, with external terrace dining for over 200 as well as an informal pub garden.
Inside the bar and dining areas have a modern new look that celebrates the origins of the building as a 18th Century working water mill. And they have 12 boutique bedrooms for the ultimate pub with rooms stay.
What makes a stay at The Old Mill unique?
Originally the Old Mill was a working 18th century flour mill that was operational until just after WW1.
They had a stunning makeover in 2020 creating an oasis of riverside tranquillity in the heart of the New Forest not far from the town of Lymington with accessibility for all the attractions of the South Coast with walks, beaches, shopping and local attractions
With a river running through the extensive gardens, it is easy to find a spot for a quiet moment! With features throughout to combine the old with the new such as the working Water Wheel, you can enjoy a lovely meal with the gentle sound of water trickling through as it turns!
The bedrooms are spacious and boutique, equipped with everything you need for your stay, with some that have views over the gardens, it is easy to get lost in the New Forest with The Old Mill.
What style cuisine is on offer at The Old Mill?
The Old Mill make all dishes using only the freshest seasonal produce, championing local suppliers and showcasing some of the best of British. From the mouthwatering starters and delightful largers plates to leave your taste buds dancing.
All of the chefs take great pride and precise care in each plate of food ensuring you're always left feeling the perfect combination of full but wanting just one more mouthful.
What is the signature dish at The Old Mill?
On offer is a very popular dish of a tender, Rib eye steak, juicy cherry vine tomatoes, herb grilled mushroom, chips and a crisp side salad.
A simple british dish that has you salvating from the moment you see it arriving for you to devour.
What are the rooms and facilities on offer at The Old Mill?
There are several unique rooms on offer for guests to enjoy, with a relaxing and welcoming style perfect for a short, or long breakaway!
With 1 Elegnat King Suite, 1 Elegant family King, 4 Elegant Kings, 2 Comfy Kings and 5 rooms in the Millers House, guests are spoiled for choice!
Each room is cleaned and kept to the highest standard and guests will find it is equipped with the below -
- Free Wi-Fi
- Flat Screen Smart TV
- Nespresso Coffee Machine
- Roberts DAB radio
- Hair dryer
- Iron & ironing board
- En-suite bathroom with Bramley toiletry products
- Free car parking
What can guests enjoy when staying in the Hordle area?
The Mill is situated on the eastern edge of the New Forest and is ideally located for exploring both the stunning South coast and Hampshire countryside.
For history fans, you can explore the ruins of the 13th Century Beaulieu Abbey or be transported back to the 1700s at the maritime village of Buckler’s Hard – both less than 30 minutes from The Old Mill's door. Further afield, the cities of Salisbury and Winchester offer stunning Cathedrals and so much more.
There’s nothing more charming than the English seaside and there’s plenty of coastline to discover. From the beach huts on Mudeford Sands and the quay at Lymington, to yacht spotting at Hamble Point and Hythe Marina and taking a stroll along the sand in lively Bournemouth, there’s something for everyone.
You can also make the most of The Mill’s beautiful setting, by wandering through the wonderful gardens and grounds, including the enchanting ‘Secret Garden’, full of exciting art works, sculptures and exhibits.