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Our New Forest Blog

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!
Meet the Team: Helen Head Housekeeper
For Helen, working at our New Forest hotel is so much more than a job - it’s a profession. Her humour and love for her role as Head of Housekeeping are infectious – read our interview and you’ll feel like you know her already…
Blogger Round Up – Part 2
Our welcoming accommodation in the New Forest has been lucky enough to host quite a few brilliant bloggers so far this year. So many in fact, that we had to split our last post into two! You can read more of what they had to say about their stay right here…
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A New Forest Show Cookery Experience To Remember
Did you get a chance to make it down to this year’s New Forest Show? If not I’m afraid to say you may have missed out on our very own Head Chef cooking up a storm for the fantastic people of the Forest.

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