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Watch out for foals and baby donkeys in the New Forest

The first foals of the season are making an appearance - let's all take care on the roads...

You never know what may be round the corner...

As May heralds the births of nearly all of this year's foals, be aware that they have absolutely no road sense, move very fast and sometimes even take a nap on the road itself... #add3minutes! Read the article for reminder how this works.! 

The New Forest Paddle Sport Company help clear waters of plastic

The New Forest Paddle Sport Company SUP (stand up paddle board) against SUP (single use plastic), has been clearing the local coastline of rubbish. Learn to paddle board at Hurst Castle this weekend in the sunshine!

Belmore Lodge opens gardens as part of Pennington Open Gardens

Colten Care's Belmore Lodge opens garden to help raise funds for local community as part of St Mark's Church Pennington Open Gardens

Learn mindfulness with the Natural Health Hub

Learn to live more mindfully with The Natural Health Hub and discover the art of feeling a whole lot more purposeful, confident and content. Workshop 19 May.  And drop in anytime to the Health Hub to find out about the enormous range of classes, workshops and general tlc on offer!

Careys Manor barman international finalist in cocktail competition

Young bartender from Careys Manor reaches final of international cocktail competition with Thai inspired cocktail - sounds delicious! Cambium at Careys is perfect for a special celebration dinner this spring...

Do something different from the majority with Thesis Asset Management

"It is impossible to produce superior performance unless you do something different from the majority." April Market commentary from Lymington's Thesis Asset Management

 May the forth be with you!

Let's hope the dark side of the weather is now behind us as we head in to the May bank holiday weekend! There is a lot happening locally this weekend as you'll see in the events summary below and in our Events Calendar.

Have you spotted any new foals or baby donkeys out in the New Forest? Do take care when driving and remember to #add3minutes to your journey by slowing down. 

Remember to add your forthcoming events to the Lymington Events Calendar for free - and check if your business or organisation is in our local Directory!

Best wishes and enjoy the long weekend!

Jane & Tanya

Lymington Events Calendar

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Spring Market Day at the Turfcutters Arms

Sunday 6 May is Spring Market Day at The Turfcutters Arms. Live music, BBQ, bouncy castle and local producers market. Come and enjoy a fun family day at this wonderful forest pub, in the spring sunshine....we hope!.

Lymington Business Directory

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Lymington visitor information

We're updating our Visitor Information section: if you have any suggestions on what should be included, please drop us a line on - and if you know people visiting the area, please help share our Visitor Information!

Enter the Lymington 10K by 9th May

Have you entered the Lymington 10K? All entries must be registered by Wednesday 9th May. Event takes place Sunday 13 May.

Learn to sail at Lymington Town Sailing Club

Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 May: "Push The Boat Out" and try sailing at Lymington Town Sailing Club with the RYA. Short taster sessions will be held in dinghies, keelboats and yachts.

Oak haven Colour Run

Sunday 6 May: Oakhaven Colour Run. Join the paint party! Run, jog or walk 4k through the colour stations that will shower you in clouds of brightly coloured powder paint! Always a great spectacle for participants and spectators! 

What's on this Bank Holiday Weekend?

All weekend:





This is just a selection. There are lots more events listed for the weekend and the week ahead in the Events Calendar - please take a look!

Remember to add your Lymington, New Milton and New Forest events to our Events Calendar for free! Find out how here.

Lymington tide times

Lymington Tide Times

Lymington weather forecast

Lymington Weather

Lymington wind forecast

Lymington Wind

And finally...

The Haven Bar & Restaurant are seeking summer staff, including kitchen porters. Full time, evening and weekend work. Find out more and contact details here.

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