Wild horses outside The Bell Inn
Sheep in the New Forest
Wild horse at the Bell Inn

Our New Forest Blog

Keep up to date with all the latest news, views and events at our New Forest inn with our very own blog.

Our New Forest Blog

New Forest in daylight
Things We Miss Most about the New Forest – and What We Can’t Wait to Do Again!
It feels like a lifetime has passed since we first went into lockdown. At last, there seems to be a lightening of restrictions – and life can slowly begin to return (almost) normal!
Rolls Royce dressed up for a wedding
Cancelled Your Wedding in 2020? Look Forward to 2021
We’re in the middle of a crisis. Naturally, a few things are on hold – weddings included. Sadly, many 2020 wedding celebrations have been cancelled at venues around the world. But there’s going to be plenty to look forward to next year and we’re sharing our ideas and plans for great weddings in 2021.
Afternoon Tea in the new forest
Sheep in the New Forest
The New Forest in Spring – Wildlife, Walks and Events
From wild walks to wonderful food – the New Forest has it all. Discover what springtime in the forest is like!
wedding makeup
Top Wedding Ideas and Trends in 2020
As we enter a new decade, what are the top emerging wedding trends in 2020? We’ve collected some of the things we’ve been noticing – will you make them part of your big day?
Donkey outside The Bell Inn
Types of Buildings in The New Forest
The forest we inhabit is full of ancient mystery, mostly unmarked by human intervention. Where there are buildings, though, they’re generally quite beautiful – and the same goes for our Restaurant and Inn. Beyond the delightful 18th century coaching house we call home, there’s a world of wonderful buildings.

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