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In the heart of the New Forest, this is a great spot to go for long walks, spot deer or watch cricket matches from your window. Alternatively you can relax in the indoor or outdoor swimming pools.

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The hotel is nestled in the pretty New Forest, just a half a mile from Brockenhurst train station which connects to London in 1 hour 30 minutes. Adjacent to "Brock Beach," offering an opportunity for wild swimming in the summer, the spot also boasts unobstructed views of the village green.

The National Motor Museum at Beaulieu is a 15-min drive away, and the shops and bars of Lyndhurst are just seven minutes away by car, about an hour on foot.

By car: Balmer Lawn Hotel is 2 hours 15 mins from London, 2 hours 30 mins from Birmingham and just under 3 hours from Cambridge.

By train: London Waterloo to Brockenhurst takes 1 hour 30 mins. The station is a 5-minute taxi ride from the hotel. Book trains to Brockenhurst.

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The elegant red brick structure features a striking Mansard-style roof that was added following a fire in the 1970s. Reception seamlessly transitions into a bar, with a wood-burning stove during winter and a sunlit terrace in summer. There's a light-filled dining room adorned with floor-to-ceiling windows and a grand staircase.

Service & Facilities

There's an outdoor pool and squash court, as well as an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and a compact gym. Additionally, there's a serene spa area. For rainy days, feel free to grab a board game to enjoy in the bar. Overall, the service is laid-back and casual.

  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge
  • Gardens
  • Swimming pools
  • Treatment rooms
  • Pet-friendly
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free Wi-Fi


The more premium rooms offer delightful views of the village green and the charming parade of wildlife that often passes by the windows. Opting for the Luxury room category guarantees features such as distinctive wallpaper and sturdy solid wood furniture.

Room types: Small Standard, Standard, Superior, Luxury, Family

Key amenities: ensuite bathroom with shower, luxury toiletries, double bed, TV, tea and coffee facilities, free Wi-Fi

Restaurants & Bars

Whether you opt for an afternoon tea or a three-course meal at Beresfords (with the same menu for both lunch and dinner), the food is elegantly presented. In the summer, dine outside on the terrace where the atmosphere is vibrant and you can look out across the lawn in front of the hotel.

Beresfords: 2 AA Rosette fine dining and Bistro-style all-day dining, steaks, sandwiches, pub classics, Afternoon Tea. Open daily 12-9pm. Mains from £15. Tasting menu 6.30-8.30pm, £50pp.

The Lodge: al fresco dining, wood-fired pizzas, outdoor bar. Open weather permitting.

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