Lyndhurst is located in the heart of the New Forest National Park. Rufus House, this elegant Victorian house lies opposite acres of exceptional woodland and open heaths.
You can enjoy birdwatching and horse riding in the nearby area, and there are plenty of opportunities for scenic walks. It is just a 5-minute walk from The Rufus House to the centre of the village, with its shops, cafes and restaurants.
Food & Drink
Restaurants, Pubs & Tea/Coffee Houses
Within walking distance from The Rufus House, there are variety of great restaurants in Lyndhurst.
Those are good restaurants… but need a car
For Special Occasions, we recommend those nearby great restaurants.
♥ Elderflower Restaurant (Lyminghton)
♥ The Pig (Brockenhurst)
♥ The Terrace Restaurant (Montagu Arms Hotel, Beaulieu)
♥ Hartnett Holder & Co (Lime Wood Hotel, Lyndhurst)
Day Spa nearby
We recommend 2 of the best in the area. Please make contact directly to book your preferred treatment.
♠ You can even walk from Rufus House via Pondhead Inclosure, spa day is recommended!
♠ From Rufus House, you do need a car, but only 5 minutes. Recommend deep-tissue massages.
Things to do in Lyndhurst
♠ Buckler’s Hard
♠ Beaulieu Palace House, Motor Museum
♠ Exbury Garden
♠ New Forest Activities
♠ Bolderwood Deer Sanctuary
♠ New Forest Wildlife Park
♠ Verderers Hall
♠ Longdown Activity Farm
♠ Furzey Gardens
♠ New Forest Heritage Centre
What’s on in Lyndhurst
You can check details of up-and-coming events from this page.