Situated on the southern edge of the New Forest, Lymington is a picturesque Georgian coastal town bursting with heritage, culture and colour. With a vast number of natural attractions to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice when you stay at one of our Lymington hotels, placing you at the heart of this market town. Equally famous for sailors and for smugglers, you’ll learn about sailing and water sports, and if you prefer to relax, embark on one of the many picturesque walks and submerge yourself in its natural beauty.
Book hotels near Lymington
Book one of our hotels near Lymington and experience the three Lymington curiosities – The Roman Baths, The Golden Letterbox and the Smugglers. From small markets to high street stores, there are plenty of attractions to choose from. At the bottom of the cobbled high street, you’ll find the once busy commercial port of Lymington Town Quay; sitting just 29 minutes by car from our Christchurch Hotel, with many visiting boats and commercial fishing boats that still operate out of there. Enjoy some refreshments at The Ship Inn pub, where you can enjoy an excellent outside area with view of the Quay and river.
Things to do near Lymington
If you’re a history buff, a trip to Lymington wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Hurst Castle, just 17 miles from our Stoney Cross Lyndhurst Hotel, where you can explore the Tudor fort which looks just as it did in the 16th Century, while enjoying a picnic. When staying in one of our hotels in Lymington, there’s no reason not to take a trip to the New Forest Museum, jam-packed with displays and activities it’s a great day out for the family - and is free for children under the age of 16. However, if you prefer to enjoy nature, you’ll be impressed with the natural beauty that surrounds Lymington; with ancient woodlands and heathlands nearby, opportunities for outdoor activities are in abundance.