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Best things to do in Lyndhurst

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Lodging
“Its not going to be a cheap night out, but its an amazing place for a special treat!”
16 locals recommend
Gastropub
$$
“Amazing food. Get the train to Brockenhurst and then do a good long stomp to here. Or alternatively you can cycle or drive. A wonderful Forest pub.”
14 locals recommend
Zoo
“Free fun for the family, spot the scaly creatures in their enclosures. Best on warm days when they're more likely to be out and sunning themselves!”
7 locals recommend
Museum
“a MUST see! Amazing information about the history and current management of the forest, gold coin donation entry with very child friendly exhibits”
5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Come and see the wild ponies, donkeys & cattle roaming free in the forest. Good place to start for a walk, a picnic or just to sit and (in the summer) watch a weekend cricket match.”
3 locals recommend
Establishment
“If its country side and greenery you're after then the new forest is the place for you. With the new forest ponies and cows that wonder the roads, its pretty relaxing. with lots of quirky cafes.”
2 locals recommend
Bar
3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“If you Thai traditional food - especially like the seabass with ginger and lemon grass. ”
3 locals recommend
Cafe
“ 5 minute walk from house and all local produce - good for lunch. Local mushrooms on toast.”
3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Lyndhurst can be busy but it has a selection of cafes and is the hub of the New Forest. www.newforestcentre.org.uk”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“We are independent (family run), affordable, semi fine dining restaurant with relaxing atmosphere. We specialise in Surf and Turf cuisine so we use only fresh ingredients which are selected and prepared with real passion. Served in a professional and friendly manner outgrown the expectations of even the most demanding guests. ”
1 local recommends
Locality
“Lyndhurst is a large village and civil parish situated in the New Forest National Park in Hampshire, England. Serving as the administrative capital of the New Forest, it is a popular tourist attraction, with many independent shops, art galleries, cafés, museums, pubs and hotels.”
11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you want a really high quality, good service, posh meal out then the Lime Wood is a great choice.”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
1 local recommends
Cafe
“We love the walk to and around Acres Down. Also greta access to cycle paths and there is a cat at the Farm too.”
2 locals recommend