Many of the pubs in the New Forest cater very well for families and children. The quiet village of Ashurst is home to some lovely child-friendly establishments where ponies often graze a mere stone's throw away from the wooden pub benches!
New Forest Pubs
The traditional New Forest pub is surely one of the most welcoming sites to a walker following a bracing ramble through miles of open heathland. Roaring fires, rustic décor and a hearty menu are all features which come as standard when experiencing the charm of the typical New Forest pub. From 17th Century Inns with beamed ceilings to watering holes steeped with history and intrigue, the New Forest is home to some of the finest pubs in the country.
Wherever you choose to spend your time in the New Forest, be sure to visit one of the beautiful and infamous pubs.
With a peaceful quay and splendid cobbled lanes, the lovely town of Lymington boasts many a New Forest pub. The Georgian High Street is a great place to start when searching for a comfortable spot for lunch - there are also many fine restaurants in Lymington which range from seafood to Italian or even Asian cuisine.
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