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Our New Forest Blog


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Our New Forest Blog

The Recipe for Romance
Cooking up delicious food is a tried and true way to let your other half know that you care; with this in mind our accommodation in the New Forest has put together a romantic recipe that you can borrow, shared with love from our fantastic Kitchen Team.
Things To Do For All The Family
There’s nothing quite like spending quality time with your loved ones and no hotel knows that more than our family-owned country Inn. We think our beloved location is one of the finest destinations for a day out packed with family fun, so we’ve put together our favourite things to do in the New Forest. With our ever-popular Half Term Break having come round again you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Activities for your New Year’s Resolution
We’d like to take this time to wish all of our guests (past, present and future!) a wonderful new year from everyone at our New Forest hotel. With 2019’s arrival, we thought it was time to look at some New Year’s resolutions you may have made, and to offer our advice on how to achieve them!
A festive tradition from our New Forest kitchen
At The Bell Inn, good food is what we know, so naturally when Christmas approaches our Chef’s culinary expertise comes into full-flourish. In this blog we are sharing with you our mouth-watering Mince Pie Tartlet recipe courtesy of the talent from our New Forest hotel.
Christmas Retreat Staycation Ideas
You’ll find our New Forest hotel nestled within the beautiful Hampshire landscape. We think it’s the perfect spot to spend Christmas – and if you think so too, here are some of our Christmas staycation ideas you can be inspired by.
Supplier Spotlight: New Forest Beef
In our latest Supplier Spotlight, we’re bringing you the lowdown on Tom Hordle and his fine New Forest beef. No other New Forest restaurants serve this Forest fed and bred produce, and we’re a little bit excited about it!

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