• 1 New Forest Colten Care homes stage Danceathon for Children in Need
  • 2 Eating out at Christmas in Lymington and the New Forest 2019
  • 3 Lymington's fabulous home interiors and furnishings boutique
  • 4 Lymington's sailing club for children run by children
  • 5 Amazing support for new charity ‘Olivia Inspires’
  • 6 New Forest Aromatics launch nature's care for Help for Heroes
  • 7 Lymington young sailors 24h Sail and Brunch for Children in Need
  • 8 Ballard School: investing in education in the New Forest
  • 9 Colten Care home chefs do battle for title of star baker!
  • 10 Crestwood of Lymington Kitchens – Bampton Kitchen
  • New Forest Colten Care homes stage Danceathon for Children in Need

    New Forest Colten Care homes stage Danceathon for Children in Need

    Fun and laughter at New Milton care home as residents participate in 10 hour fundraising music and dance extravaganza.

    DANCE-TASTIC - Colten Care’s outstanding rated Kingfishers in Barton-on-Sea hosted residents from its sister homes Avon Reach in Mudeford, Woodpeckers in Brockenhurst and Belmore Lodge and Linden House in Lymington for a 10-hour danceathon for Children in Need. A group of New Forest care homes showed they were in perfect sync when it came to staging a Danceathon for BBC Children in Need (November 15).

    Colten Care’s outstanding rated Kingfishers in Barton-on-Sea hosted residents from its sister homes Avon Reach in Mudeford, Woodpeckers in Brockenhurst and Belmore Lodge and Linden House in Lymington for the 10-hour music and dance extravaganza.

    Kingfishers Manager Beata Brzozowska, who donned a pair

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  • Eating out at Christmas in Lymington and the New Forest 2019

    Where to eat out in the New Forest this Christmas

    Local venues for gatherings with family and friends - plus winter walks to enjoy afterwards!

    It's a pleasure to eat out sometimes over the Christmas period - give the host and hostess a break and everybody a chance to have a really good chat while someone else does the cooking. Lots of our favourite New Forest restaurants and pubs have special festive special menus for Christmas suitable for all celebratory occasions with family or friends. And some of these restaurants and pubs are also in brilliant locations either with their own grounds to explore

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  • Lymington's fabulous home interiors and furnishings boutique

    Lymington's fabulous home interiors and furnishings boutique

    Starboard Home is a treasure trove of stylish inspiration - a shopping experience not to be missed!

    Starboard Home in Lymington near the quay As you wander down the historic cobbled Lymington Hill on your way to the town quay, Starboard Home beckons you to peer inside. Arranged over three floors, the gorgeous and affordable selection of home furnishings, clothing, accessories and gifts are beautifully displayed and wherever you turn you will see something you would like!

    Starboard Home owners, Sarah and Nick, source everything personally for style, quality and desirability; they only stock garments they would like to wear, gifts they would

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  • Lymington's sailing club for children run by children

    Lymington's sailing club for children, run by children

    Salterns Sailing Club, established in 1960 provides children with a safe haven to learn sailing, racing and running a club.

    Moth Sailing on the Salterns When walking from Lymington to Keyhaven around the nature reserve, you will pass Eight Acre Pond. If you're lucky, you'll see a few dinghies out on the water - this is Salterns Sailing Club, a club for children that is run by children. 

    During the late 1950s Major Tony Hibbert MBE MC (1917-2014) had an 8 acre salt pan on his land dredged out to a depth of 3 feet to provide a

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  • Amazing support for new charity ‘Olivia Inspires’

    Amazing support for new charity ‘Olivia Inspires’

    Organisations and individuals across the New Forest are supporting new Milford on Sea based charity 

    Olivia Inspires at Bournemouth School for Girls Organisations and individuals from across the New Forest and further afield are supporting a new charity ‘Olivia Inspires’. The charity has been founded to enable the spirit of Olivia Burt to live on by helping young people in the New Forest to develop their potential.

    The most recent support has come from Curie House at Bournemouth School for Girls, Olivia’s house at the school where she was head girl. Curie House has made Olivia inspires their charity of

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  • New Forest Aromatics launch nature's care for Help for Heroes

    New Forest Aromatics launch nature's care for Help for Heroes

    New Forest Aromatics and Sinah Common Honey unveil a new 100% natural skin balm supporting WiSP

    WISP Balm by New Forest Aromatics The healing power of propolis is now available in a new 100% natural skin balm from New Forest Aromatics, supporting Help for Heroes.

    This fabulous new product will be available this coming Saturday, 16 November, at the  New Forest Aromatic’s Open Day at Setley Ridge near Brockenhurst, where you'll find oodles of heavenly New Forest Aromatics gifts and special offers. There will also be the opportunity to find out more about how New Forest Aromatics make

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  • Lymington young sailors 24h Sail and Brunch for Children in Need

    Young sailors’ 24 Hour Sail and Big Brunch for Children in Need

    21st year raising funds for Children in Need at Lymington’s Salterns Sailing Club for children, run by children 

    Salterns Big Brunch CiN The children of Salterns Sailing Club will again be raising funds for the BBC Children in Need appeal on 15th and 16th November with a 24 hour ‘Sail-a-thon.’ 

    This is the 21st year that Lymington’s sailing club for children will be supporting Children in Need and all are invited on Saturday morning to The Big Salterns Brunch at the clubhouse in Maiden Lane, where the Junior Committee and their helpers

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  • Ballard School: investing in education in the New Forest

    Ballard School: investing in education in the New Forest

    Ballard is currently inviting exceptional pupils to apply for their new scholarship programme.

    Ballard School children jumping Ballard School, award-winning, independent and co-educational day school, provides a 'holistic curriculum' for children aged 2 to 16 years. Rated 'Excellent and Outstanding' by ISI and OFSTED, Ballard combines academic excellence and rigour with many opportunities across STEM, the arts, sport and everyday life.

    Inspirational teaching team

    The inspirational teaching staff 'go the extra mile', taking time to get to know each child. From the beginning of the Ballard journey, their teachers seek out each child’s spark and help them

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  • Colten Care home chefs do battle for title of star baker!

    Colten Care home chefs do battle for title of star baker

     The exceptional home chefs are a huge part of Colten Care’s success, as illustrated by exceptional bakes in fun competition!

    Colten Care Chefs battle over star baker award Eighteen Chefs from Colten Care's homes, including Lymington and Sherborne, Chichester and Ferndown, were amongst those who accepted the challenge of creating an original and spectacular cake. The resulting confections - ranging from a Pumpkin and Pecan cake, to a Liverpool FC-themed sponge and even a chocolate and bacon cake, were exhibited and judged at Colten Care’s newest home, Bourne View in Poole.

    Fergus Davitt, Colten hotel services manager said:

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  • Crestwood of Lymington Kitchens – Bampton Kitchen

    The Difference is in the Detail with Crestwood Kitchens

    November Focus on Bampton Kitchen

    Bampton Kitchen at Crestwood of Lymington The kitchen showroom at Crestwood of Lymington is really inspirational. Take a wander around the impressive selection on display, open doors and drawers and whilst there take a look at the vast range of styles, colours and configurations. 

    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

    A deceptively simple design, Bampton has

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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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