Things to do in Lymington and the New Forest. Local amenities nearby to Trees Studio B&B
Lymington High street, Lymington Market & Lymington Marina
A beautiful, Georgian market town, Lymington (population 14,330) is situated on the southern edge of the New Forest, between Southampton and Bournemouth and at the western end of the Solent.
The town is world renowned as a sailing resort; there are two large marinas Berthon and Haven and two sailing clubs RLYC and Lymington Town. Close by the sailing clubs is an open-air seawater bath that was built in 1833.
The New Forest National Park
The New Forest is a genuine walker’s paradise with many circular and linear routes. There are many picnic sites with toilet facilities, all of which are carefully sited to allow visitors safe and easy access to a variety of forest landscapes. All year round there are guided walks where local experts will tell you about the history, geology, wildlife and folklore beneath your feet. You can even explore the forest on a ranger-led New Forest event. The New Forest is a fantastic place for cycling with miles and miles of traffic free off-road tracks leading you right into the heart of the forest with few hills to worry about so come and discover the New Forest for yourself.
Milford On Sea – Beach & Seaside village
Great beaches, spectacular sea views, glorious sunsets, village life, quaint shops, clifftop strolls, woodland walks, country rambles, bird watching, nature reserves, magical forest, sailing, fishing, kite surfing, tea shops, fish & chips, traditional pubs, bistros, cafes, fine dining & international cuisine restaurants, great food – what more could you want?
The exciting Maritime Museum and Buckler’s Hard Story gives an insight into the history of this 18th century shipbuilding village focusing on its vessels including those built for Nelson’s Navy.
Take a trip on the river or a walk beside the riverbank for an opportunity to see some of the abundant wildlife that inhabits its banks. Visit the Apple Orchard where apples are picked to make Beaulieu Apple Juice. Enjoy a refreshing glass in the Captain’s Cabin Tea Room.
Beaulieu Motor Museum
Beaulieu is a guaranteed great family day out with lots for everyone to enjoy including the world famous National Motor Museum, home to a stunning collection of automobiles telling the history of motoring through modern rally cars and F1 Grand Prix machines, Palace House, home of the Montagu family, historic Beaulieu Abbey which was founded in 1204 by Cistercian Monks, BOND IN MOTION, the world’s largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles, World of Top Gear featuring vehicles from some of the most ambitious challenges and On Screen Cars where the car is the star and includes TV and film favourites.