Great short-break deals during the New Forest’s Food & Drink Festival Week

Visitors travelling to the New Forest Food & Drink Festival Week should check out the latest deals to help make the most of their experience. From farmhouses to country houses, there’s a place – and a price – to suit everyone.

Overlooking the Lymington river, the Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel has a classic room situated in their courtyard, with full English breakfast and use of their leisure facilities for £99 from October 31 to November 3.

Get in the mood for the delicious food festival treats by staying at Old Walls Apartment near Milford-on-Sea, close to the Forest’s ‘secret’ coast.

Old Walls can be booked for three nights for £250 or four at £325 from October 31 to November 11 and all bookings include a gift of two jars of locally-produced chutney or relish from Spice ‘n’ Easy, just one of the Passionate Producers taking part in the festival.

The Spice ‘n’ Easy chutney and relish offer also applies to food festival stays booked at Mulberry Barn house, also at Milford-on-Sea, from October 31 to November 11. Price is three nights at £450, or four nights at £550.

Where better to stay during a food festival than a farmhouse? Dale Farmhouse B&B near Applemore has its 1,2,3 Breakaway Offer for two people in a room with private facilities, including en-suite and their award-winning breakfast, from £89.

Or stay at a classic New Forest inn – The Bell Inn at Bramshaw is offering a classic room for £89 per night on November 3 (other rooms available but subject to upgrade).

The Maples B&B in Hythe is offering ten per cent off all food and accommodation during Food Festival Week from October 31 to November 6.

Shorefield Holiday Parks are offering an additional ten per cent Festival discount on top of any other discount, for any of their parks in Dorset or Hampshire. Again, this offer is valid during Food Festival Week from October 31 to November 6. Use discount code NFFOOD10.


Built in 1627, Thatched Cottage Hotel is a charming Grade 2 listed hotel in Brockenhurst offering cottage rooms as well as luxury garden rooms and suites. From 21st October to 7th November they’re offering ten per cent discount on accommodation for Festival goers.

To find out more, visit the special offers page at



Notes to editors

All prices and offers are subject to availability.

The New Forest Food & Drink Festival Week is seven days of culinary events, produce, tastings, dishes and activities for every foodie. Visit for a day, a short break or a whole week of forest feasting, there’s a warm welcome awaiting you. The event takes place from October 31 to November 6.



Louise Neville



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Issued on behalf of:

The New Forest