The New Forest - Pubs in the New Forest

New Forest Guide

New Forest Pubs

Pubs in the New Forest - Here's a selection of some of the best pubs and inns to be found in or near the New Forest Country Park.

The Waterloo Arms pub at Lyndhurst in the New Forest One of our favourite pubs in the New Forest is the Waterloo Arms at Lyndhurst. A few hundred yards from the main road, at the turning for Pykes Hill. It has a great selection of beers and a couple of draft ciders. The food at this New Forest pub is to a high standard, which means it's busy even through the winter months. This pub has a very well kept relaxing beer garden, perfect for hot summers days.
The New Forest Inn at Emery Down The New Forest Inn in the tiny village of Emery Down in the New Forest. It's very popular with walkers and cyclists. It serves good food and has a beer garden. There's often a few New Forest ponies outside. The menu describes a circular walking route starting and finishing at the New Forest Inn, ideal to walk your lunch off.
The Redshoot Inn near Fordingbridge in the New Forest The Redshoot Inn is actually also a small brewery, and people come from miles around to sample the beers on tap here which may include Muddy Boot, Forest Gold, Tom's Tipple and Forest Grump, as well as other seasonal brews. The Redshoot Inn serves good food, and has a camp site at the rear. There's several beer festivals each year.
The Fighting Cocks pub at Godshill in the New Forest A popular pub in the New Forest is the Fighting Cocks at Godshill. This pub is set in a very scenic location, and on the route of some great New Forest walks, which makes it a popular destination for daytrippers and tourists as well as local people. Add to this Real Ale, food, a well equipped play area and an ample sized carpark, you can see why this is so popular with passing tourists.
The Lamb pub at Nomansland in the New Forest A famous for it's food in the New Forest is The Lamb at Nomansland. This faces the village green in a very pretty village location. It has a seperate dining area with table service, and a beer garden.