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Winter Wonderland Showcae

Date published: Saturday 21 November 2015

The New Forest Showcase at Balmer Lawn on the 15th November was a fabulous success.  As the temperature is dropping and everyone is starting to feel the chill of winter, we decided to welcome visitors into our own little winter wonderland held in our Beaulieu Suite.  

With a snow machine on the terrace, hot chocolate & gingerbread man station, stunning Christmas tree and decorations, winter cakes on display, mulled cider and beautifully decorated floral centerpieces tying the whole theme together, our Beaulieu suite looked absolutely stunning, fit for any winter bride or groom.  

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Balmer Lawn gets in the festive mood!

Date published: Thursday 19 November 2015

Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fa la la la la la la!  'Tis the season to be jolly, fa la la la la la la! Don we now our gay aooare, fa la la la la la! 

It's definitely all systems go at the Balmer Lawn!

With over 2000 party goers booked (some since April!!!) for our Christmas Parties, we do have to do considerable more than deck the halls!

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Welcome to the Team!

Date published: Monday 9 November 2015

We would like to welcome Lydia & Leila to the team, the girls have recently joined our Reception Team. In the short space of time they have been with us, the girls have already received lovely compliments from our guests about how polite they are! Welcome to the Balmer Lawn Team girls!

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Goodbye Francesca..

Date published: Thursday 5 November 2015

After 5 and a half years of working at the Balmer Lawn, we regret to announce that today is our Wedding Coordinator, Francesca's last day.

Fran has worked in many departments of the hotel and has achieved a lot in the time she's been here. Taking over the Wedding Coordinator role and placing the Balmer Lawn on the Wedding Venue map, Francesca will be greatly missed by all.

We would also like to welcome our new Wedding Coordinator, Kate Hayne, to the team, we believe she will continue to succeed and support all couples on their wedding journey.

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Help for Heroes Charity Ball 2015

Date published: Wednesday 4 November 2015

This October we were working with Elaine Husband to host a Charity Ball fundraiser for the Help For Heroes Charity.

This was our second time hosting this popular gala dinner with our first event taking place in October 2013. With 340 guests attending we had a very large task on our hands to accommodate and feed all guests by 9pm ready for the party to start with a live auction, live band, fire show, disco and photobooth. Fortunately we had over 40 members of staff on hand who were complemented on their fantastic customer service skills by a number of guests that evening.

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40th Wedding Anniversary at the Balmer Lawn

Date published: Saturday 31 October 2015

Restaurant Manager Randy Gomez had the privilege of Welcoming Annie & Nigel Dobbie to Beresfords to celebrate their 40th Wedding Anniversary.Married 25th October 1975 in Salisbury, spent the first 2 nights of their honeymoon at the Balmer Lawn Hotel!

 Annie and Nigel remember having their first breakfast served in their room by the previous nights wine waiter- they said it was a really beautiful time enjoying the beauty of the New Forest. They still have the receipt from their stay for 2 nights dinner bed and breakfast at only £40.80 with only 8% VAT !! an absolute bargain!

Balmer Lawn and Beresfords has had some wonderful changes over the years but look closely - the telephone number has remained the same!! Our Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Dobbie and I look forward to welcoming you to Beresfords  at the Balmer Lawn again soon.

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Percy Returns!

Date published: Wednesday 28 October 2015

Panage season is well under way in the New Forest, Percy has returned to visit us at the Balmer Lawn today! 

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Video: Aerial View of the Balmer Lawn Hotel

Date published: Wednesday 28 October 2015

We were recently delighted to welcome a group of individuals from the Science of Happiness, Wellbeing, Strength and Laughter to the Balmer Lawn Hotel for a community event. We were also delighted to find out that the group had produced a fantastic video during their time with us. The video filmed with a drone shows some fantastic aerial shots of the Hotel and we think really emphasises we are right in the heart of the New Forest National Park.

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Have you made plans to celebrate Christmas this Year?

Date published: Friday 16 October 2015

Join us this festive season in the New Forest. We know how to make it a Christmas to remember so gather your friends, colleagues or loved ones and join us for a great evening of entertainment. There is not long until Christmas now but we still have some limited availability on the following dates for Christmas Parties:

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We are getting fresh at the Balmer Lawn!

Date published: Wednesday 14 October 2015

Our Head Gardener Tristan Osborne has been harvesting produce from the Hotel Herb Garden today here we have Black Kale, Spinach, Coriander and Lemon Balm, all picked just in time to use for tonight's dinner service!

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