Things to do

At Stanwell House Hotel, we understand that your stay is not just about the comfortable rooms and exceptional service – it’s about experiencing the beauty and excitement that our local area, nestled near the New Forest, has to offer. Check out our curated guide to ensure you make the most of your visit.

At Stanwell House Hotel, we’re dedicated to ensuring your stay is not just a getaway, but a journey filled with unforgettable moments.

Whether you choose to explore the natural wonders for free, discover local treasures, or indulge in adventurous pursuits, Lymington and the New Forest await your exploration.

Easter Floristry

Join us for a delightful Easter floristry workshop led by the talented Sarah from Corbins Florists.

Taking place on Tuesday 26th March, from 11am-2pm, whether you’re a seasoned pro or a budding enthusiast, this hands-on event is perfect for unleashing your creativity and adding a touch of seasonal charm to your home.

Weekly Yoga

Elevate your well-being with our invigorating weekly yoga classes at Stanwell House, where tranquility and balance converge.

Indulge in a journey of self-discovery as our experienced instructor, Alexa guides you through  a harmonious blend of strength, flexibility, and inner peace.

New Forest Walks

Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the New Forest, right at our doorstep.

Wander along ancient woodland paths, discover hidden glades, and encounter the unique wildlife that calls this enchanting forest home.

Seaside Strolls

Take a leisurely stroll along the Lymington Sea Wall and breathe in the fresh sea air.

Enjoy panoramic views of the Solent and the Isle of Wight, creating a perfect backdrop for a peaceful and refreshing coastal walk.

Four-legged Frolics

Enjoy the great outdoors with your four-legged friend.

Many trails in the New Forest are dog-friendly, ensuring your furry companion can revel in the natural beauty.


Home of the National Motor Museum.

For automotive enthusiasts and history buffs alike, Beaulieu offers a captivating experience. Explore the National Motor Museum, the stunning Beaulieu Abbey, and the serene Beaulieu River.

Hurst Castle

Perched at the end of a narrow spit, Hurst Castle boasts breathtaking views of the Solent.

Delve into its rich history, dating back to the time of Henry VIII, and take in the spectacular scenery. Embark on a journey through time at Hurst Castle, an imposing fortress that has guarded the Solent for centuries.

Highcliffe Castle

A Fairytale by the Sea

Indulge in the romantic allure of Highcliffe Castle, a fairytale-like structure situated on the cliffs overlooking the English Channel. This Grade I listed mansion is a masterpiece of Victorian architecture, surrounded by stunning landscaped gardens and woodlands.

Bike Hire in the New Forest

Embark on an exhilarating cycling adventure through the picturesque landscapes of the New Forest.

Feel the wind in your hair as you explore the numerous trails, discovering hidden gems along the way.

Lymington Sea Water Baths

Dive into a piece of history at the Lymington Sea Water Baths, a maritime gem established in 1833.

Catering to families and water enthusiasts, these baths offer a unique blend of relaxation and aquatic adventure. Indulge in a unique and refreshing experience at the historic Lymington Sea Water Baths.

Day Trip to the Isle of Wight

For an unforgettable experience, consider a day trip to the Isle of Wight.

Whether you’re interested in historic landmarks, beautiful beaches, or vibrant local culture, the Isle of Wight has something for everyone.

Rib Charter Thrills

For the thrill-seekers, embark on an exhilarating RIB charter.

Zoom across the Solent waters, taking in stunning coastal scenery. An unforgettable adventure awaits those looking for an adrenaline rush.

Yacht Trips

Sail away on a luxurious yacht trip and discover the beauty of the Solent from a unique perspective.

Allow the sea breeze to whisk you away on a nautical journey of indulgence.

Exclusive offers

Spring into Summer

Have more time to enjoy the changing seasons and extend your stay with our exclusive offer. Book to stay with us for four nights, for the price of three.

Easter Floristry

Join us for a delightful Easter floristry workshop led by the talented Sarah from Corbins Florists on Tuesday 26th March, from 11am-2pm.

Winter Wellness

Embark on a curated wellness escape, where luxurious accommodations meet transformative experiences for a rejuvenating retreat.

Winter Supper Menu

Savour the season with our Winter Supper Menu and delight in warming flavours and comforting favourites.

15% off and cocktails

Our Winter Warmer Offer is the perfect excuse to escape and recharge after Christmas and includes 15% as well as a cocktail per person, on arrival.

Weekly Yoga

Elevate your well-being with our invigorating weekly yoga classes at Stanwell House, where tranquility and balance converge. Every Wednesday, 6.45-7.45pm

Free Night on us

Enjoy an extra night to relax or explore the area without an extra charge from us! With our Three for Two offer, book a stay for three nights and pay for just two.

Gift Vouchers

Give the gift of choice and treat someone special to one of our Gift Vouchers, redeemable towards an array of experiences from dining to accommodation and more.