Concierge Tips – Unusual and Unique places to stay in Britain

The Log Cabin, Cadnam, Hampshire

The Log Cabin

Situated in The New Forest, this unique accommodation offers something a little different and very romantic too. A unique break away experience offering luxury, privacy and first class accommodation with every extra to enhance your stay. You will be our only guests throughout your stay so first class attention will be paramount. No deposit will be taken if booking is made via email or telephone.

Passford Farm, Lymington, Hampshire
Passford Farm

Passford Farm is an absolutely beautiful picture postcard 13th century Grade II Listed thatched farmhouse offering a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The cottage has a warm comfortable breakfast room, where a full English breakfast can be enjoyed. There are 2 inglenook fireplaces, with exposed roof beams throughout the cottage.

The farmhouse has 3 letting rooms, 2 double and 1 family room. Each room is en suite with it own Shower, Sky TV and tea/coffee making facilities are also available in each room. The farm is set in 4 glorious acres, with beautiful gardens and hanging baskets.

There is a medieval brook running through the farm, that can be traced back to the Roman encampment site, Buckland Rings, that is adjacent to the farm. Guests are welcome to relax around a small lake that is stocked with carp. There is ample parking and the Isle of Wight ferry is only 5 minutes away.

A short drive takes you to the tranquillity of the New Forest. The historic town of Lymington, which boasts a yachting marina, restaurants, pubs/inns, is only 1 mile from the farmhouse.

Chewton Glen, New Milton, Hampshire

Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen, probably the best combination of country house grandeur, food and spa facilities anywhere in the uk. A five red star hotel on the edge of the New Forest and just minutes walk from the sea.

Chewton Glen is a luxury hotel, spa and country club situated between the ancient New Forest and the sea. Featuring an award-winning restaurant, world-class leisure activities, luxurious accommodation, and modern conference facilities, Chewton Glen is the perfect destination for romantic escapes, relaxing getaways, or corporate events alike.

The Royal Maritime Club, Portsmouth, Hampshire

The Royal Maritime Club

Just a few hundred metres from Gunwharf Quays and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi, comfortable en suite rooms and a swimming pool, spa and steam room. The Royal Maritime Club has a superb location, just a short walk from Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station, the Spinnaker Tower and the shops, bars and restaurants of the Gunwharf Quays waterfront development. You can also explore Portsmouth’s rich naval history, with the Mary Rose, HMS Victory and HMS Warrior just a few minutes’ walk away. All of the well-appointed en suite rooms have TVs and tea/coffee making facilities. Double and twin rooms have baths and showers.

Hotel TerraVina, Southampton, Hampshire
Hotel TerraVina

Following the sale of Hotel du Vin, Gerard and Nina purchased their new hotel in early 2007 and have spent months carefully renovating and adding a contemporary twist using the style and imagination of local craftspeople. Tasty food, an ‘open’ kitchen and an excellent wine cellar also form an essential part of an all-round experience that combines relaxed yet professional service with attention to detail. Gerard and Nina are endeavouring to make the hotel as ‘environmentally friendly’ as possible and they are members of the Green Leaf Tourism scheme, run by the New Forest National Park. The hotel uses local, organically-grown lavender for the hand-made toiletries as well as eco-friendly housekeeping products, while in the kitchens, organically-grown free-range local produce is always the preferred choice. Gerard and Nina are delighted to share their venture with guests, old and new.In and around the hotel Whether you are in the restaurant with its ‘open’ kitchen and wood burning stove or the sunny outside veranda for breakfast, lunch and dinner… the food will delight you. Or you may choose to stay in the cosy residents’ lounge with comfy sofas and intimate corners. Outside is a garden and swimming pool. Some bedrooms have their own private garden or veranda. All are individual and are equipped with Freeview/satellite TV, DVD players, Internet connections (wireless broadband), roll-top baths and other thoughtful additions for your comfort and relaxation. We are a non-smoking hotel. Out and AboutThe natural splendour of the New Forest is on your doorstep. You’ll find dozens of activities in this wild landscape and its nearby coasts, including leisurely walks, demanding hikes, mountain-biking, horse-riding, windsurfing, playing golf, bird-watching and beaches. There are chic shops too in nearby Southampton and Bournemouth, plus the many local boutiques in the New Forest’s pretty towns and villages.

Langley Wood House, Woodfalls, Hampshire

Langley Wood House

Langley Wood House is the Dower House on the 3000 acre Hamptworth estate in the northern part of the New Forest and is located in the Natural England SSSI designated ancient woodland which is known as Langley Wood. Recently refurbished the house will take you back in time to an era of Edwardian Luxury. Your hosts, David and Kate Kenyon are well travelled and have both enjoyed varied careers. David, following 18 Years service in the Army is now the National Director for the British Deer Society. Kate is the events director on the family estate but her previous employment, all in London, includes the luxury travel industry, Christies auctioneers and for 4 years as a Lady Clerk at Buckingham Palace.

Langley Wood House has 6 ensuite rooms and the principle reception rooms are available for guests to use throughout their stay. The house is decorated and furnished with original paintings and antique furniture of the period.

Pets – Dogs are welcome in the public rooms but are not allowed in bedrooms. Langley wood has two secure kennels available free to guests.

Children – There are no family rooms at Langley Wood house. Children under 12 by arrangement only and usually only if the house is taken by one party.

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