Valentine’s Afternoon Tea
Join us from the 14th February – 17th February for a romantically themed Afternoon Tea.
2pm – 5pm
Afternoon tea menu:
Beetroot & chocolate mini muffins
Lemon, cardamon, polenta cake
Red velvet cake
finger sandwich selection
£26 per couple
Valentine’s Day Dinner at Woodlands
Join us for a wonderfully romantic dinner for 2, and enjoy a specially designed tasting menu for 2!
only £70 per couple | Thursday 14th February
Avocado mousse – chipotle oil
Beetroot soup with breaded goats cheese bon bon
Pan Roasted Fillet of Cod, butternut Squash Tortellini, sauteed Oyster mushrooms and green buttered beans
‘Black Water Pork’ Tenderloin, wrapped in Prosciutto, bubble n’ squeak croquette, purple kalettes with a thyme and garlic jus
Toffee apple tart tatin with stem ginger ice cream
*if you have any food allergies or intolerances please let us know on booking so we can accommodate your requirements
To reserve a table please call 02380 29 22 57
Greetings from the New Forest – January 2019
Happy New Year and we wish you all a healthy 2019.
We had a wonderful Christmas at Woodlands, the Christmas trees looked lovely and the food tasted delicious. So, a big well done to all our staff who made the whole festive season possible, and a thank you to all the guests that came to enjoy a festive lunch, festive afternoon tea, party night, Christmas get away and New Year’s Gala dinner.
We didn’t stop there we also hosted a beautiful wedding and even had the bishop as a guest. It was lovely that the bride and groom combined Christmas decorations as their wedding theme- even giving each gift as a bauble as a favour. The flowers were also beautiful and complemented -the winter season and the Christmas decorations. We look forward to seeing the pictures.
We also held a super dog friendly 30th birthday. So hard when your birthday is next to Christmas, but Mindy’s birthday was a blast I’m sure that no one realised Christmas was only 2 weeks from then. It was great that we were able to create a relaxing weekend that could be enjoyed by humans and canines alike!!! We look forward to seeing you all soon.
We have been enjoying dare I say a dry spell over the last few weeks too. This has dried the forest up a treat and made that early morning dog walk a lot more pleasant. The Forest is great in all months, and we have got some sensational winter offers to attract you to the Woodlands Lodge!
Now we are in January, we can crack on with our maintenance plans and have several little projects to work on during these next few quieter months so we are in ship shape by Spring!
We hope to see you all soon, and once again Happy New Year.
Midweek January & February Getaways
Join us for a
2 night break dinner, bed and breakfast for £210
3 night break dinner, bed and breakfast from £300
- Includes a standard room, 2 course dinner, full English breakfast for 3 nights per couple
- Available- Sunday – Thursday | 1st January – 17th February| Excludes Valentines Day
- (Room upgrades available – from £10 per night for a deluxe room, £20 per night for a suite
- Dogs allowed in the deluxe rooms and above room categories and there is a £5 per night dog charge)
- To reserve a room call 02380 29 22 57 – Quote: WinterWarmer19
Greetings from the New Forest June 2018
Greetings from the New Forest
We have had a beautiful month of gorgeous weddings. We have been lucky enough to host five fabulous days, and the weather was kind to us almost all the time – apart from one sensational monsoon rain storm!!!!!!!!!!! We wish all our bride and grooms the very best wishes for their future. It has also been lovely to welcome back some of guests for their first anniversary, which is very special to us.
We are living the high life this week, or so to speak!!! Rob s on a cherry picker painting the outside of the hotel, it’s not quite finished, although he’s doing a great job.
We are looking forward to the summer season, really winter felt that it would never end, and despite some downpours the forest is starting to dry up – it’s about time. We have enjoyed some great walks lately and cycle rides.
We also got a few new treats for our four legged friends and some comfy dog beds for the bar, so everyone in the family can enjoy their holiday.
The new restaurant menu is up and running and our new head chef Darren is settling in nicely. For those who have not yet visited or not recently. We have amended our dinner offering, to all day dining and broadened our offerings too, so hopefully there is a little something for everyone- or especially if you are with us for more than a few days 🙂
We are excited to also be hosting a delicious Father’s Day lunch and look forward to celebrating with all the lovely Dad’s out there.
Well that’s about all the news from us, we look forward to welcoming you very soon, and don’t forget to complement Robert on his painting.
Imogene Anglaret (owner)
Greetings from the New Forest – March
Greetings from the New Forest.
Ok, so totally over winter… come on spring make an appearance. It all started off quite exciting with the first massive snowfall we have seen in 6 years. The road was covered for 2 days!! It was insane, people were stuck on the A31 and actually walked to the hotel, so from 3 rooms booked we were actually full by the end of the night- absolutely crazy. Obviously the rest of the weekend was quite slow because no one could get out of their houses, which is such a shame and hopefully those guests will be able to join us again soon. But then 2 weeks later we get a second snow fall- we have never had 2 snowfalls in one year. However we are now over the snow, and ready for a stonking summer.
We have been taking the down time, as an opportunity to re do the bathroom in room 6, it now looks great. We have also been busy in the restaurant, and are going to be relaunching our menu any day now, and we are also changing our restaurant name, from Hunter’s to the aptly named Cattle Grid, if you have stayed with us before you will understand 🙂 It’s exciting, so keep an eye out for the changes.
Our wedding season has also officially kicked off, with our first wedding last weekend, which was great and we wish Mr and Mrs Saich every happiness. This is just the beginning with 6 weddings in April we are really excited to see how they will look and of course the dresses!
We look forward to seeing you all soon,
Best wishes and take care