Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
Chewton Glen is a Luxury Country House Hotel & Spa located in England on the edge of the historic New Forest National Park. Recognised as one of the UK’s finest hotels Chewton Glen is set in 130 acres of picturesque grounds and is only 90 miles from Central London by car.
A historic, five-star English original, Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa is within walking distance of the sea and easy reach of Christchurch, Bournemouth and Southampton. Guests staying at this luxury hotel can enjoy a number of countryside pursuits, both within the hotel grounds and outside of it. Set within 130 acres of beautiful gardens, the hotel has 70 rooms and suites in total with 14 of them being luxury Treehouses, for a one-of-a-kind experience.
Chewton Glen is full of unexpected countryside surprises. The hotel has a fabulous array of vegetables, fruit, herbs and edible flowers that are harvested each year from the Walled Kitchen Garden and Nursery, and even has a team of volunteers helping their gardeners with sowing seeds and potting up. The estate has more than 50 working bee hives of very well behaved bees cared for by Bee Keeper, Rob Oliver and Estate Manager, Darren Venables. Finally, the hotel boasts a famous wine list of over 1800 wines.
For activities, Chewton Glen also offers a wonderful selection of walking, jogging and mountain biking trails, a 9 hole par 3 golf course, tennis courts, a croquet lawn, and clay pigeon shooting, falconry and motorised sports can be easily arranged.
If you’re looking for some much needed R&R, The Spa — a first of its kind in the UK — currently boasts 12 treatment rooms, a 17 metre swimming pool, fitness suite, dance studio, sauna and steam rooms, Nail Studio, hydrotherapy pool and hot tub.
There are many magnificent hotels, but only a few of them can call themselves a true English Original.