Stay on a boat in … Lymington | A Unique Place to Stay

Stay on a boat in Lymington

If you are looking for a place to stay in the New Forest and would like to experience unusual accommodation, then choosing to stay on a boat in Lymington is something you must consider. Lymington is a beautiful Georgian market town on the southern edge of the New Forest. Situated between Southampton and Bournemouth and at the western end of the Solent it offers a unique place to stay – especially if you are on a boat.

With its accessibility from London by road and rail, Lymington has become one of the Southern UK’s holiday hotspots. The high street features a number of independent shops and designer boutiques. Every Saturday the high street plays host to a fantastic street market. It’s origins allegedly to date back to the 13th century.

A cobbled street gives access to the picturesque old town quay where there are further shops, pubs, restaurants and chandlers. The bustling quay is also used by visiting yachtsmen and is a base for the town’s fishing boats. You can visit to find out more including what’s on and what’s great about Lymington.

Stay on a boat in Lymington with Beds on Board

Lymington is surrounded by stunning scenery featuring areas of outstanding natural beauty and historic landmarks; to the north are the ancient woodlands and heathlands of the New Forest. Once a former hunting ground of Kings, now boasting miles of bridle paths, walkways and cycle tracks. To the south, the Solent and Isle of Wight provide a spectacular backdrop. This includes miles of coastal nature reserve ending at the Castle on Hurst Spit – a site that has special scientific interest. Hurst Castle, a fort built by Henry VIII to protect against the invaders sailing up the Solent, also became a prison for Charles I prior to his execution.

Places to stay in The New Forest

The new forest has an excellent choice of places to stay. From award winning country house hotels, quirky B&B accommodation to self catering hideaways, you’ll find something that will suit you and your budget.

And now, there’s a new way to stay with Beds on Board.

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Stay on a boat in Lymington

Look beyond the more traditional types of accommodation and stay on a boat in Lymington. With prices from as little as £50 per person, staying on a boat is an affordable option and certainly one that compares to staying in hotels or B&B’s.

Lymington’s 2 principle marina’s are Lymington Yacht Haven and Berthon Marina. Both marinas are positioned amidst the stunning backdrop of the Solent. Each has spectacular views yet are just a short walk from the town. The marina’s have fantastic facilities for boat owners and visitors alike including shops, chandlers and their respective restaurants The Haven Bar & Bistro and The Shipyard Restaurant & Bar.

Visit and start searching for a unique place to stay today.

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