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Things to do in Lymington

Popular New Forest harbour town located on the Lymington River on the Solent, now a major yachting centre with three marinas.

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Known for...   Isle of Wight ferry port



Spinners Garden

This Hampshire garden is known for its peaceful woodland garden.
SO41 5QE


The Needles Park

The Island’s most famous and best value attraction for all the family.
Alum Bay
Isle of Wight
PO39 0JD


Jurassic Adventure Golf

Our prehistoric adventure golf features a 9-hole course with some 3 and 4 par holes.
The Needles Park
Alum Bay
Isle of Wight
PO39 0JD


Mottistone Manor Garden

National Trust - Enchanting garden set in a sheltered valley.
near Brighstone
PO30 4EA


The Needles Headland And Tennyson Down FREE

National Trust - Beautiful open downland,sheer chalk cliffs and dramatic sea views.
Isle of Wight
PO39 0JD


Newtown National Nature Reserve FREE

National Trust - A quiet backwater with a busy Medieval past, now bursting with wildlife.
Town Lane
PO30 4PA


Mottistone Estate

National Trust - A farmed landscape with wonderful walks and great coastal views.
Longstone Farmhouse
PO30 4ED


Newtown Old Town Hall

National Trust - 17th-century town hall with no town but a fascinating history.
near Shalfleet
PO30 4PA


Yarmouth Castle

English Heritage - Yarmouth Castle, Isle of Wight provides a picnic spot with views over the Solent for a relaxing family day out.
Quay Street
Isle of Wight
PO41 0PB


Hurst Castle

English Heritage - Hurst Castle provides a remote escape by the sea with plenty of things to do and see. Built by Henry VIII.
near Milford-on-Sea
SO41 0TP


Needles Pleasure Park

A premier visitor attraction with kids activities and plenty to do including the Sweet factory and the chair lift.
Alum Bay
Isle of Wight
PO39 0JD


Old Town Hall, Newtown

National Trust - Built in 1699, on much earlier foundations with classical portico added in the late 18th century.
Isle of Wight
PO30 4AT


The Needles Old Battery

National Trust - Built against the threat of French invasion in 1862.
Isle of Wight
PO39 0JH



The St Barbe Museum And Art Gallery

St. Barbe Museum explores the unique history of Lymington and the New Forest Coast.
New Street
SO41 9BH



Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum

One of the biggest collections of exotic racing bikes in the world, and all are runners.
Bashley Cross Roads
New Milton
BH25 5SZ



Roydon Woods FREE

Roydon Woods is situated within the New Forest National Park. It is part of the New Forest Special Area of Conservation (SAC).
near Brockenhurst
New Forest
SO42 7QN


Bouldnor Forest FREE

Planted in the 1950’s on heathland and pasture, Bouldnor Forest is a large plantation of conifers and broadleaved trees.
Bouldnor Viewpoint car park
PO41 0UR



Colwell Bay FREE

This sand and shingle beach is small and popular but relatively quiet.



Freshwater Bay Golf Club

Freshwater Bay golf course, on the Isle of Wight, is one of the most spectacular courses in the UK.
Afton Down
Freshwater Bay
Isle of Wight
PO40 9TZ


Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club

Golf Club.
Sway Road
SO42 7SG


  Leisure centres

Lymington Sea Water Baths

Set within the popular Georgian market town of Lymington you will find the oldest open air sea water baths in the UK.
Bath Road
SO41 3SE


  Water sports

Escape Yachting

We specialise in relaxing sailing experiences.
Lymington Yacht Haven
King's Saltern Road
SO41 3QD




New Forest Cycle Hire

Cycle hire in the New Forest. Maps/route advice available.
Downside Car Park
Brockenhurst Train Station
SO42 7TW



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