Nestled in the medieval hamlet of Cadnam yet only minutes from the M27, this luxurious Grade II listed hotel offers secluded New Forest accommodation with elegant dining, free Wi-Fi and parking. Tucked away at the end of a long meandering drive, this classic hotel provides a warm and welcoming haven from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Originally built as a hunting lodge in the mid-18th Century, it is well-known by historians as the former home to the famous geologist Charles Lyell. The refined grace of its historic past combined with 8 acres of beautiful grounds, help to cultivate a heady atmosphere of enchanting romanticism and genteel grace.
The Hotel offers 40 en-suite rooms, each immaculately maintained and above all, exquisitely comfortable. As one would expect from a property of this calibre, every room comes fully-equipped with free Wi-Fi access, flat screen TV with Sky Channels, complimentary toiletries and tea & coffee making facilities. Many rooms also offer spectacular views of the surrounding grounds and woodland. The Hotel is committed to preserving the rich heritage of the New Forest and encourages others to do the same. Such a stunning landscape would not exist if not for the keepers, agisters, verderers and the crown. In tribute to their work, the Hotel has named each of its room types after them. So, whether enjoying the luxurious grandeur of the Crown Rooms, the spacious Verderer Rooms, the delightful Agister Rooms or the cosy Keeper Rooms, travellers of all kinds are sure to appreciate the spectacular history of their surroundings.
The AA Rosette Crystal Restaurant serves delicious meals using local produce in a beautiful dining room overlooking the gardens. In the summer months, guests can appreciate the cool breeze as the French doors onto the garden are opened whilst in the winter a roaring log fire keep everyone warm and cosy. Providing an authentic New Forest experience, the award-winning chefs are committed to using the finest and freshest locally sourced produce wherever possible. There is also a comfortable lounge area, a terrace and a traditional bar area each of which is perfect for enjoying pre and post-dinner drinks with friends old and new.
There is plenty to do when you stay at Bartley Lodge. Take a moment to relax in the Hotel's ornate, heated, indoor swimming pool. The stunning location and impeccable service also make for a great venue for weddings and other celebrations. What’s more corporate customers are sure to appreciate the peaceful atmosphere and the Hotel’s five flexible meeting rooms. The hotel hosts weddings and private functions with music throughout the year. Please note disruption is kept to a minimum.
The Hotel is situated by the village of Cadnam, not a five minute drive from Junction 1 off the M27 and with ample free on-site parking it is both convenient and accessible. The nearest city is Southampton, just over a 15 minute drive away and it offers fantastic rail links to the rest of the country. There are local train stations at Totton and Ashurst, both just a 10 minute taxi ride away. For those flying in, Heathrow is a 75 minutes by car or there’s the smaller Southampton Airport just 15 minutes away. The New Forest is a renowned for its beautiful landscape and diverse wildlife; as such it offers plenty of opportunities for walking, cycling, nature treks, bird-watching and horse-riding. The hotel can be found in Cadnam, a quaint hamlet with many friendly pubs as well as the Cadnam Cricket Club. Just a short distance away, visitors can discover Furzey Gardens, Minstead Church, the Rufus Stone (which marks the spot where King William II is said to have been killed by an arrow in 1100 AD) and the village of Lyndhurst with its shops and museum. A little further afield and there is a whole host of other attractions including the Beaulieu Motor Museum, Bucklers Hard, Paultons Park and Peppa Pig World in Romsey, Exbury Gardens and Marwell Wildlife, all of which make for a fantastic day out. Southampton, Winchester and Bournemouth are all just a short drive away as are the beaches at Mudeford and Highcliffe. There’s even the market town of Lymington, where visitors can catch a ferry to the Isle of Wight.