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Lime Wood


Lime Wood, a boutique country house, is set in the heart of the New Forest National Park, 1.5 miles from the small town of Lyndhurst and just an hour and a half drive from London. It is laid-back luxury at its best – the perfect secluded hideaway escape! Our hotel really is the ultimate countryside getaway; perfect for weekend breaks, a dash from the city, or an escape from home.

Chef Angela Hartnett and Lime Wood’s Luke Holder do the cooking, pulling together both of their much admired signature styles, to create Hartnett Holder & Co, the hotel’s relaxed and stylish restaurant.

We don't do average at Lime Wood. That's why at our spa you can do yoga on the roof in a herb garden, revive together in double treatment rooms and take in the forest views from the massive sauna. Our 32 rooms are the ultimate in understated opulence and our food Forest Fresh, brought to you by Head Chefs Angela Hartnett and Luke Holder, who with their team create locally sourced English dishes with a respectful nod to the seasons and to Italian culinary ideologies.

“We are looking for team members that will help us create a unique and memorable experience for our guests, and in order to put the guest at the heart of what we do, we do all we can to ensure our staff feel equally special. If you want to work somewhere you will be truly proud to work, if you want to have fun, if you want every day to be different and you really want to deliver the best possible experience for our guests then we would love to hear from you.”

Kenneth Speirs, Hotel Director