• 1 All welcome at RSYC Gins Clubhouse, Beaulieu River, New Forest
  • 2 Rotary Club of Lymington and its many New Forest good deeds
  • 3 Lymington Lifeboat - saving lives at sea since 1965
  • 4 Lymington care home's gift is the 'cat's whiskers'
  • 5 Lymington care home’s tea party inspired by Mary Poppins!
  • 6 Balmer Lawn scoops two accolades at New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards
  • 7 A school for Pennington from Mrs Pulteney
  • 8 Inspirational winners at New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards
  • 9 Old and young in Lymington bond over love of sweets
  • 10 Crestwood of Lymington Kitchens – Luscombe Kitchen
  • All welcome at RSYC Gins Clubhouse, Beaulieu River, New Forest

    Everybody is welcome at stunning RSYC Gins Clubhouse on Beaulieu River 

    Royal Southampton Yacht Club’s pearl of a clubhouse welcomes non members to discover its excellent cuisine as well as its spectacular views

    The spectacular view down the Beaulieu River from Gins Clubhouse Royal Southampton Yacht Club is one of the County’s longest established Royal Yacht Clubs and also one of the friendliest, up to date and most efficiently run sailing clubs in the country.

    Having recently closed its Southampton clubhouse the club has recently been putting all its effort and investment into its very special “Gins” Clubhouse which sits in the most wonderful location on Beaulieu River between Bucklers Hard and the river mouth, on a bend which affords spectacular views down the river, over towards Southampton, across the

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  • Rotary Club of Lymington and its many New Forest good deeds

    Living in the New Forest have you ever considered joining Rotary?

    Rotary Club of Lymington demonstrates all that’s so brilliant about Rotary International

    Logo of Rotary Club of Lymington As Lymington.com we always go out of our way to promote and champion the annual charity and community events put on by our marvellous Rotary Club of Lymington.

    Lymington Rotary has now itself joined Lymington.com as a Member, which gives us the chance to tell you a little more about the people behind Rotary International as represented by Rotary of Lymington: its humanitarian aims and support for important international causes, at the same time as organising such fabulous local events and providing funding towards many more local community initiatives – all of which together make it such a

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  • Lymington Lifeboat - saving lives at sea since 1965

    Lymington Lifeboat - saving lives at sea since 1965

    A strong team of volunteering heroes, medals of honour and royal visits to the Lymington RNLI station.

    Lymington Lifeboat history Lymington RNLI Inshore lifeboat station was formed in 1965 out of an independent service previously run by the local sailing clubs, with a D-class lifeboat. For over 50 years the Lymington Lifeboat has covered an area of the western Solent. Six awards have been presented to members of the lifeboat crew for gallantry.

    In 1972 a film was sponsored by Martel Cognac about the Lymington Lifeboat. Watch the film here  - it is very much of its era and shows many of Lymington's original founding crew and highlights how fashion (in particular sailing kit!) has

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  • Lymington care home's gift is the 'cat's whiskers'

    New Forest care home's gift is the 'cat's whiskers'

    Animal-loving residents at Colten Care's Court Lodge supporting work of the Lymington Cat & Kitten Rescue

    Animal-loving residents of Colten Care’s Court Lodge presented Lymington Cat & Kitten Rescue with 60 knitted blankets and a cash donation to support its invaluable work this winter. Animal-loving care home residents presented Lymington Cat & Kitten Rescue with 60 knitted blankets and a cash donation to support its invaluable work this winter.

    Colten Care’s Court Lodge in Lymington was visited by the charity’s managers Theresa Foot and Jon Hancock, along with two kittens who will be re-homed in time for Christmas.

    Residents enjoyed petting the kittens and talking about their own pet cats. Doris Farrow nicknamed one of the kittens ‘Socks’ because of its white paws. She said: “I have had lots of cats in my lifetime. It’s wonderful to sit with a beautifully

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  • Lymington care home’s tea party inspired by Mary Poppins!

    Lymington care home’s tea party is supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!!

    Movie magic was brought to life as Hampshire care home residents rekindled fond memories of a much-loved film icon.

    STEP IN TIME. Mary Poppins, aka singer Destine Unwin, with Belmore Lodge residents Joyce King, seated left, and Bob Crudass. Standing behind them are, from left: resident Shirley Reillie, Companionship Team Leader May Butcher, and visitor Joanne Hope. Amid songs and smiles all round, Colten Care’s Belmore Lodge in Lymington laid on an afternoon tea party with special guest and everyone’s favourite nanny, ‘Mary Poppins’.

    Playing the Disney role made famous by Dame Julie Andrews, and dressed in similar period costume, was Highcliffe-based singer and performer Destine Unwin. 

    Residents joined in as Destine sang hits from the 1964 musical including A Spoonful of Sugar and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

    Resident Bob Crudass said: “It was lovely to hear these old favourites sung live in our lounge. What a beautiful voice.”

    MOST DELIGHTFUL. Mary Poppins, aka singer Destine Unwin, has tea with Belmore Lodge resident Dorothy Haddow. Serving the tea is Companionship Team Leader May Butcher. With them is Dorothy’s daughter Joanne Hope. Belmore Lodge staged the afternoon

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  • Balmer Lawn scoops two accolades at New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards

    Balmer Lawn scoops two accolades at New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards

    Luxury spa hotel in Brockenhurst crowned 'Business of the Year' and awarded Totton College Award for Training and Development.

    Balmer Lawn at New Forest Brilliance in Business 2019 - winners Business of the Year Christmas has come early for staff at the iconic luxury 4* Balmer Lawn Hotel after it was crowned the winner of two prestigious accolades at the New Forest Business Partnership’s (NFBP) Brilliance in Business Awards 2019.

    Balmer Lawn Hotel, nestled in the heart of the ancient New Forest, scooped the headlining New Forest Business of the Year award and the Totton College Award for Training and Development, during the 14th annual NFBP awards at the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.

    Brockenhurst-based Balmer Lawn Hotel, which is renowned for its tasteful blend

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  • A school for Pennington from Mrs Pulteney

    A school for Pennington from Mrs Pulteney

    Pennington's Old School, feature of the village since 1852 and source of many memories...

    Pennington School built in 1852 Education in Pennington took place in four private houses until 1852, when a school was opened in Pennington Square. Mrs Evelyn Pulteney, lady of the manor donated the site plus £1,300 towards construction, the remaining £300 being collected by the Revd William Lambert, vicar of Pennington at the time.

    Later the clock was built in the bell tower by the people of Pennington to mark the Coronation of King George V in 1911.

    The first headmaster of the school was Mr James Lockhart, with his wife the first mistress in a joint appointment.

    Soon the school outgrew the building

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  • Inspirational winners at New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards

    New Forest businesses - be inspired to reach for the sky!

    Whatever business sector you're in, get the important things right and the sky is the limit

    nfbp brilliance business winners 2019 600 The atmosphere at last week’s New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards was buzzing and the stories of the finalists at 2019 New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards inspirational. In our book all the finalists are "winners" too - it takes a lot to get there.

    Over 150 people representing a wide range of businesses and organisations across the New Forest had gathered to anticipate, celebrate and congratulate them at the fourteenth annual awards on Thursday 28 November 2019, this year for the first time in the splendid surroundings of the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.

    Matthew Lawson,

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  • Old and young in Lymington bond over love of sweets

    Old and young in Lymington bond over love of sweets

    Colten Care home residents spent an afternoon with Lymington Infant School children sharing their love of sweets and chocolate.

    HELLO SWEETIE - Colten Care dedicated dementia home Linden House in Lymington, hosted a Chocolate Festival for children from Lymington Infants School. The residents and the children talked about the origins of chocolate and their favourite confectionary and of course got to taste a range of sweet treats. Colten Care's dedicated dementia home  in Lymington, Linden House, hosted a Chocolate Festival for children from Lymington Infants School. 

    Sweet lovers aged 8 to 98 learned about popular confectionary available today such as Haribo and Maltesers and also the big sellers of the past, such as pineapple cubes and gobstoppers.They also practised weighing out their candies on ‘old fashioned’ scales before popping them into candy striped bags.

    Linden House resident Margaret Sutton is a former teacher. She said: “It’s been a lovely afternoon spent with the children.

    “We talked about the

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  • Crestwood of Lymington Kitchens – Luscombe Kitchen

    The Difference is in the Detail with Crestwood Kitchens

    December Focus on Luscombe Kitchen

    Luscombe kitchen at Crestwood of Lymington If you've yet to visit the new kitchen showroom at Crestwood, then you really must this December! Situated within the Crestwood of Lymington store at Ampress Park, you'll the kitchen showroom truely inspirational, with an impressive selection on display. Open doors and drawers, run your hands over the worktops and take in the vast range of styles, colours and configurations displayed.

    Whether you are planning a new kitchen right now or simply looking for ideas and advice, you'll be delighted with the range of styles, colours and options available to you and on display in Lymington.

    A collection of simple yet sophisticated kitchens

    The Luscombe range of kitchens

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  • LYMINGTON.COM:
    NEWS, EVENTS AND LOCAL INFORMATION

    Lymington.com provides you with information about the town of Lymington and its surrounding area, including the New Forest National Park. Find here news, events, things to do and local information, including where to stay, where to eat and drink, as well as places to visit. The Lymington.com Directory provides a comprehensive guide to local businesses and organisations, with a search function enabling you find what you are seeking and a review function so that you can tell others what you think!

  • LYMINGTON:
    GEORGIAN MARKET TOWN AND FAMOUS YACHTING CENTRE

    Lymington is a pretty Georgian market town in the south of the New Forest. The town's sheltered position on the western bank of the beautiful Lymington river has made it an important settlement since the Iron Age. For many years Lymingtonians have made their living from the sea or the river - as boatbuilders, fishermen, sailors and in past centuries as salt workers and even smugglers! Today Lymington is an internationally famous yachting centre with a population of almost 17,500.

  • SAILING IN LYMINGTON:
    PERFECTLY LOCATED FOR THE BEST SAILING IN THE BRITISH ISLES

    It’s not surprising that Lymington is one of the “Best UK Coastal Towns in Which to Live”. Combined with accessible road and rail links north to London, west to Bournemouth and east to Southampton and beyond, as well as the car ferry service to Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, the town combines practicality with pleasure; the perfect work-life balance. There are many excellent schools and a wealth of local sports, clubs and leisure activities.

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