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Reasons to come to the New Forest this Autumn
Find out what the new forest has to offer this autumn. Changing leaves, wildlife and the places to visit. The new forest is an incredible destination.
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Forest Markets in the New Forest
Many of our visitors are looking for ways to get a taste for the local area. Visiting the local markets is an incredible way to immerse yourself in both the food and produce of the community. Whether it’s through eating locally, admiring the forest’s animal inhabitants, or spending time in the local towns, we have a recommendation to make the most of your stay.
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Top Hampshire Golf Courses
We’re lucky to have so many unique and brilliantly playable golf courses in Hampshire. Golf in our county dates back to the mid-19th century, when our neighbour, Bramshaw Golf Club, was founded. We take a look at our favourite golf courses in Hampshire
Sea fishing
We Have Hatched A Plan…
As part of our sustainable food sourcing policy we are working in partnership with The National Lobster Hatchery’s ‘Buy One, Set One Free’ donation scheme. The N.L.H. is working hard to help the escalating issues affecting the fishing industry and our coastal heritage.
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New Forest Chefs Wild Garlic Pesto
Follow our chef's delicious recipe for a fresh and easy meal!
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Spring in the New Forest
Did you know that there’s 140,000 acres waiting to be explored at the New Forest this spring? That amount of land alone means you’re never short of places to visit in New Forest… whatever the season. Keep reading for our suggestions.
Ponies in the New Forest
Romantic spots in the New Forest
At this time of year, all thoughts turn to romance thanks to Valentine’s Day, spring and the changing of the seasons. If you’re looking for places to stay in the New Forest and want to visit some romantic spots, then look no further. The Bell can help!
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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.
Exploring the New Forest
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!
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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.