New Forest

Greens Overtake UKIP In Council Seats Contested

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Politics

UKIP will contest fewer council seats than the Green Party in the coming May elections in England, new figures have revealed. In what critics will see...

Surviving Peppa Pig World

Nick Jones | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Jones

Every parent you ask about Peppa Pig World reacts in a similar way. They offer a withered smile, and explain wearily about how "you've got to do it" and that the "kids loved it", but you know by the tired expressions that Peppa has left her pink mark on them.

Two Nutters on a Bike

Ben Goldstein | Posted 26.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ben Goldstein

Our initial summer holiday plan was to barge up the Norfolk Broads, but our middle-aged travel aspirations were not matched by a middle-aged disposable income. So we decided to do the next most obvious option: we would hire bikes, and hunt down locally produced British cheese.

Great Weekend Getaways - The New Forest

Joanne Shurvell | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Joanne Shurvell

A two hour drive from London brought us to the New Forest, an area which I have always associated with tiny ponies, perhaps with some justification as there have been 3,000 wild ponies roaming this national forest for the past 2,000 years. They still roam free, along with deer and cattle and all are looked after by local landowners, or commoners as they're called, under an ancient system put in place in 1079 by William the Conqueror.

New Forest Retreats: Careys Manor Hotel and Spa

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

A hour and half train ride from London, then a quick hop, skip and a jump from the train station, and you're there. Careys Manor is a 19th century hunting lodge in the middle of the New Forest. With its cosy sofas, log fires and quintessentially English gardens it's got all the ingredients for a perfect country weekend away from it all.

Masterclass 1: Gnocchi

Luke Holder | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Holder

One of our most loved dishes on the menu has to be any of our gnocchi recipes. I often get asked by people how to replicate our recipe and that often people struggle when it comes to making their own gnocchi at home, so I thought I'd share my kitchen secrets with you all.

Best Foodie Breaks for Autumn

Mark Hodson | Posted 07.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Hodson

For lovers of British food or those just interested in the gastro-revolution that has taken place around the country in the last decade, the run up to Christmas is one of the best times for a foodie-themed weekend.

Spa Spy: Lime Wood, The New Forest

The Luxury Spa Edit | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
The Luxury Spa Edit

Perched on the edge of the forest, just outside the pretty village of Lyndhurst is Lime Wood, a charming Regency house, scattered lodges and spa set against an enchanting forest backdrop.

10 of the Best Active Breaks in Britain

Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When summer finally arrives after a long, hard winter, it’s essential to make the most of it. And even within the confines of our own little island,...

Secret Diary of a Lime Wood Commis - Aged 19 1/2

Luke Holder | Posted 19.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Holder

Garganelli.... wow! Chef mentioned to me seven pieces to a portion, after spending 15minutes doing one portion I realised it wasn't as easy as chef had demonstrated to me earlier. 22 portions later chef pre-dressed a dish of the garganelli pre-service so we all knew how it should look.

In Need of a Retreat? I Know Just the Place

Louisa Mallejacq Flynn | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Mallejacq Flynn

Do I want to return to Lime Wood to taste the food of Angela Harnett (who famously worked under Gordon Ramsay at Aubergine) and Luke Holder (who has worked in many highly acclaimed restaurants throughout the world including the OXO Tower)? YES! I would return to Lime Wood in a heartbeat.

Tried-And-Tested Wellbeing Treatment Of The Week: Ayurvedic Massage

The Huffington Post UK | Jody Thompson | Posted 21.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Thanks to a very dear and generous friend, I find myself - for one night only - at the astonishingly beautiful five-star Lime Wood hotel and spa in th...

£5,000 Reward For Help Finding Armed Robber Who Kidnapped Two People

PA | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

A £5,000 reward is being offered in a bid to find an armed robber who has kidnapped two people. There have been two incidents in the New Forest ar...

Camping: Man Versus Nature

Alistair Coleman | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

Camping! A battle between man and the elements since time immemorial, a life under canvas as families go back to basics, living off their wits and whatever the land can provide. Just as long as there is an electrical hook-up and decent wireless reception.

Venomous Snake Warning Issued As Adders Out For Warmer Weather

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK

Walkers have been warned not to touch snakes after a spate of venomous adder attacks over the past three years. There have been around 196 inciden...

Dead Six-Year-Old Was Found 'Unresponsive' In Tent

PA | Posted 11.04.2012 | UK

An inquest into the death of a six-year-old who died while camping heard today how her parents found the youngster unresponsive in the tent they were ...

'We Are Absolutely Devastated': Tributes To Six-Year-Old After Campsite Death

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK

The parents of a six-year-old girl who died after suffering a fit at a campsite said today they were devastated at the loss of the youngster who they ...

New Forest Campsite Death A 'Tragic Incident'

PA | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK

Two people arrested in connection with the death of a six-year-old girl have been released without charge after a post-mortem examination found it was...

Two Quizzed Over Six-Year-Old's Death

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Two people were being quizzed on suspicion of murder today following the death of a six-year-old girl who stopped breathing at a campsite. Paramedi...

Police Investigate Death Of Six-Year-Old In New Forest

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.04.2012 | UK

Two people have been arrested following the death of a six-year-old girl who was taken to hospital from a campsite early today, police said. Parame...

Lime Wood Hotel, New Forest

Emyr Thomas | Posted 03.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Emyr Thomas

A former 13th-century hunting lodge is now home to Lime Wood, one of the UK's chicest boutique country house hotels, a mere two hours from London, in the New Forest Park.