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.

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

Sunrise Sundays

Join Alexa for rejuvenating Pranayama Yoga on Sunrise Sundays at Stanwell House, featuring meditation and breathwork in The Secret Garden.

Sparkling Summer

Elevate your summer with our exclusive package, featuring £50 dining credit, a complimentary upgrade and bottle of Perrier Jouet Champagne to take home.

Four for Three

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

Three for Two

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.

Complimentary Cocktail

Our Spring Spritz Offer is the perfect excuse for an escape to the coast with 15% off plus cocktails.

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

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.

English Wine Week

In honour of English Wine Week, we are delighted to offer a special edition of our Francesca’s Favourites Wine menu, for which our talented Restaurant Manager, Francesca, has perfectly paired Gusbourne Wines with delectable dishes. Join us all this week from 12pm-9pm, and let’s raise a toast to good food, great wine, and unforgettable moments!