The Bell Inn’s first evening Christmas Fair

The Bell Inn, New Forest, is proud to announce it is hosting its first Evening Christmas Fair on Wednesday 30 November. From 6-9pm, the 18th-century family-owned Inn will open its doors with a huge festive welcome and unique shopping experience. With its open fires roaring and mulled wine available from the bar, the Inn will…

Nov 8 2016

Training Opportunity – Marketing your produce – Legislation and regulations

Wednesday 30 November 10am – 4.30pm Brockenhurst Learn more about the legislation and regulations for  primary producers who are setting up, diversifying or expanding an existing business. This course will cover; liability and responsibilities, planning, registering as a food premises, health and safety and requirements for holdings. Talks from NFU, New Forest Land Advice, National…
Bell Inn

Oct 31 2016

The Bell Inn, New Forest, introduces new 2-course menu for £13

FOR LUNCH AND EVENING EARLY-BIRDS The Bell Inn, an independent family-owned 18th century coaching Inn in the heart of the New Forest, is introducing a new lunchtime option, offering fantastic value. From Monday 31 October, diners will be able enjoy a set 2-course lunch menu for just £13 per person at this AA rosette Inn.…

Oct 20 2016

New Forest Marque Food and Drink Quiz – 4 November 2016

New Forest Marque Food and Drink Quiz – 4 November 2016 As part of the New Forest Food and Drink Festival the New Forest Marque are hosting a quiz. Friday 4th November, 2016 – 7.00pm (for 7.30pm prompt start) Lymington Community Centre Tickets – £15 per person includes New Forest Marque Ploughmans Supper Teams of…
Cobley Wood

Oct 19 2016

Cobley Wood Farm Festive Produce

Cobley Wood Farm has for the last few years produced a range of festive/seasonal sausages from their Free Range, Saddleback pigs. Cobley Wood Farm won 2 gold and 4 silver awards at last year’s Hampshire Pie and Sausage Competition and also received the New Forest Marque Champion Producer award. The four flavours that are being…

Sep 5 2016

Hampshire Life Food and Drink Awards 2016 – Nominations now open

The Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards returns for the eleventh year and the 2016 event is set to be bigger than ever. Taking place at The Elvetham Hotel in Hartley Wintney,  the 2016 awards welcome morecategories and provide a chance for more people to celebrate the successes with us. These awards recognise the importance…

Aug 30 2016

Hockey’s Farm Shop is among the Great Taste winners of 2016

Great Taste, the world’s most coveted blind-tasted food awards, which celebrates the very best in food and drink, has announced the Great Taste stars of 2016. Out of 10,000 products to be judged, Hockey’s Farm Shop, in the New Forest was awarded a 2-star Great Taste award for its British Lop Pork Sausages and another…
Faraway Alpacas

Aug 22 2016

Faraway Alpacas Champion at Ellingham Show

Faraway Kendo was Champion Brown Suri Male at the Alpaca Show at the Ellingham Show. For more information about Faraway Alpacas visit their website here.

Aug 8 2016

New Forest Show prize draw winner

Congratulations to Mrs A Wood from Berkshire who won this fantastic New Forest Marque hamper in our free prize draw at the New Forest Show. The hamper was filled with lots of lovely local goodies including Cyril’s Soap Shed, Spice ‘n’ Easy, Setley Ridge Vineyard, Dancing Cows, New Forest Aromatics, Ashlett Creek Produce, Fordingbridge Fudge…