Guest Blogger November 2016

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Bell Inn, near Lyndhurst in HampshireThis guest blogger draw is now closed.

This month’s guest blogger and companion will have the opportunity to enjoy dinner and a two night stay with breakfast in the heart of The New Forest at the charming Bell Inn, near Lyndhurst in Hampshire. 

Originally an 18th century coaching Inn, the grade II listed property has been sympathetically updated with contemporary-styled bedrooms, while the restaurant, bar and lounge areas retain their more traditional rustic appeal with flagstone floors, large open fireplaces and beamed reception rooms. 

Independently owned by the same family for over 200 years, the Inn also boasts two outstanding golf courses – including the oldest golf course in Hampshire.

Bar captain - Bell Inn, near Lyndhurst in HampshireWith an informal feeling throughout – dogs are more than welcome – The Bell Inn offers warm and personal hospitality, real ale and seriously good food. Produce is sourced locally as much as possible, as well as from the family’s New Forest and Scottish estates. The menu serves up a true estate-to-plate experience with an impressive selection of tempting seasonal dishes as well as daily specials.  

Conveniently positioned in the picture-perfect village of Brook near Lyndhurst, The Bell Inn is just minutes from the M27 motorway, but a world away. Whether it be walking, cycling, exploring Hampshire’s countryside or coastline or even playing golf, The Bell Inn is the perfect base from which to explore glorious playground that is the New Forest.

All we ask in return …

Bell Inn, near Lyndhurst in HampshireOur guest blogger and their companion will stay for two nights at The Bell Inn on a bed and breakfast basis, with dinner provided on one evening, and will also want to explore the New Forest and surrounding area. We are looking for someone to write two articles, each of 500-600 words with 3 or 4 photos, one on The Bell Inn and its special features, the second about the appeal of the New Forest and what there is to be enjoyed in the area.    

What are you waiting for?

TBell Inn, near Lyndhurst in Hampshireo enter, simply post on this page in the Comments section, or go to the thread on our Forum and say why you feel that you would be the best Guest Blogger to review The Bell Inn for Silver Travel Advisor. You may have a link with the New Forest or a real wish to visit this area, or you may like the idea of travel writing, exploring this beautiful region and enjoying the superb accommodation. Draw closes 30 November 2016.

Terms & Conditions

Reservations are subject to availability and may be taken in January-March 2017 excluding Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, and will be for two nights only. A three course dinner will be served on one night – please note that drinks and service are not included.

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