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Best Western Forest Lodge Hotel.

The perfect setting near Southampton.

The Best Western Forest Lodge Hotel sits quietly on the outskirts of Lyndhurst, yet just a 5 minute walk away from the town centre. As the capital of The New Forest, Lyndhurst is a true rural retreat.

Within easy reach of other New Forest beauty spots, this Georgian hotel is the perfect base for exploring one of Englands prettiest regions. And back at the hotel, our award-winning restaurant provides a perfect place to relax when you return!

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Pikes Hill
SO43 7AS
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6159*


Bars, Free WIFI, Golf Nearby, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted 10.00 per night per dog
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars

Chef Darren Appleby


Forest Restaurant

Relax in the large Forest Restaurant whilst our award winning chefs serve you up homemade, locally sourced meals.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 7.30 - 10.00
Lunch: 12.00 - 2.00
Dinner: 17:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

The Glasshouse Restaurant

The 2 AA Rosette Glass House Restaurant serves locally sourced food to give you a true taste of the New Forest.

Opening hours

Breakfast: 7.30 - 10.00
Lunch: 12.00 - 2.00
Dinner: 17:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary

Terrace Bar

Modern and fresh, our bar is as inviting as the staff who'll serve you!

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary

Cellar Bar

A very cosy room with very plush sofas! The perfect place for a romantic rendezvous or a quiet drink with friends.

Opening hours

Weekend times may vary


New Forest Golf Course

Course information

Course Type: n/a
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 69
Distance: 5343 Yards
No handicap required


1.00 miles away in Lyndhurst


9 holes Yes

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Nordic Sauna

  • Indoor leisure pool (15m)

Relax with the leisure facilities!

Take a dip and swim a few lengths in Best Western Forest Lodge Hotel's indoor, heated swimming pool. You'll be reminded of the beautiful landscape outside the hotel thanks to its woodland mural and the windows running either side of the pool. The Nordic sauna is a great place to relax.



Perfectly placed and full of character, the Best Western Forest Lodge Hotel really will set the scene for an unforgettable day and evening!


Wedding service and reception venue

Our wedding organisers are onhand to work with you to create a bespoke package to suit both your needs and your budget so you can have your dream day.


Our chefs are happy to create a bespoke, locally sourced wedding feast to suit your day and your budget. From formal wedding breakfasts, to more informal afternoon teas and barbeques, the 2 AA rosette catering at Best Western Forest Lodge is sure to impress your guests.

Honeymoon Suite

Our feature four poster room has plenty of room for relaxation after a hard days celebrating! The rain shower is particularly refreshing!


Registry office:
New Forest
0845 603 5637

We offer two packages and these both include a sit down wedding breakfast, drinks package, red carpet, reception room hire, cake stand and knife and the bridal Suite.

Combining Georgian elegance with contemporary feel, BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge Hotel provides a wonderful setting for your ide

For any enquiries please call Chris Garrett on 023 80283677

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

Sat nav users: type SO43 7AS

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Nearest motorway: M27, J1, 3.00 miles
Nearest train station: Brockenhurst, 5.00 miles
Nearest airport: Southampton, 15.00 miles
Free parking on site (50 spaces)
On site disabled parking (2 spaces)

Pikes Hill
SO43 7AS

What's nearby?


  • Southampton - St Marys football stadium (10 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • National Motor Museum - Beaulieu (5 miles)

  • Exbury Gardens (6 miles)

  • Paultons Park (7 miles)

  • Buckler's Hard (6 miles)

  • Marwell Wildlife (15 miles)


  • Lyndhurst (0.2 miles)

  • Southampton (20 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

We can host small meetings to large conferences of up to 110 people. So if you're looking to work away from it all, be our guest!

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Forest Room 100 70 50 40 90
The Glade 20 10 10 20 20
Northerwood Room 25 20 12 18 20
The Glasshouse 60 40 30 20 50
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 680 traveller reviews
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Excellent location and hotel

25/10/2016 wendy1820401, Eye, United Kingdom

We recently stayed at the Forest Lodge, walking distance into Lyndhurst and into the New Forest, clean pleasant rooms with very comfy beds, good pool, excellent restaurant and customer service. We wi... more


Welcoming and comfortable, in a beautiful location. What more could you want.

24/10/2016 TwoCoupes, Worcestershire, United Kingdom

Just a 2 night break, to check out the autumn New Forest colours and have a relaxing time after a very busy few weeks. The room was lovely - had the little extras that matter to us: a non-slip bath ma... more


Excellent service for a club lunch

21/10/2016 ChrysB670, Salisbury, United Kingdom

Club lunch for 23 with speaker and presentation after. The manager was calm and unruffled, set everything up beautifully, and the lunch (2 courses) was excellent. Good value. Service, food, and pre... more


Disabled friendly

21/10/2016 Ian L, Whitby, United Kingdom

As a powered wheelchair user the room allocated to me (3) was large enough to rotate my chair easily. The shower room is not a wet room so you need to weight bear to transfer onto the shower chair. Th... more


Enjoying an afternoon tea received as a gift

19/10/2016 David M, Southampton, United Kingdom

My wife received a gift voucher, for the afternoon tea, as part of a group of gifts when she retired. We hadn't expected anything special but we're delighted by the room allocated, by a window in soft... more