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Beachcomber gin

Spotlight on Beachcomber Gin

Beachcomber Gin was founded in May 2017 by Kaz who is also the distiller.  Beachcomber is a small craft distillery located in the heart of The New Forest in Lymington on the UK’s picturesque South Coast. It is handcrafted, distilled and bottled in small batches yielding an exclusive taste.  The company’s first gin, ‘Southern Sweet…

Spotlight on My ‘N’ Ers Cider

Hidden in the privacy of a barn at home, beginning just as an experiment, MY’N’ER CIDER was founded in 2016. With previous experience, learning the tricks of the trade of cider making, Jon Narey, was initially offered the use of a friends orchard in Hordle in the New Forest. The orchard was unused for years; apple trees hidden amongst newly formed oak, brambles higher than the trees themselves and weeds as far as the eye could see… (which wasn’t pretty…

Spotlight on Wyrd Gin

Gin making. Is it an art or a science? A blend of both, according to Mark Williams who describes his small-batch craft gin as having ‘a true taste of the New Forest’. Working from his distillery at the New Forest Enterprise Centre in Totton, he’s surrounded by warm aromas and flavours such as juniper, coriander,…

Spotlight on Stepping Stones B&B and Artisan Bread Making

Stepping Stones B&B opened for business in Hordle in May 2105. Having had varied careers in the hospitality business during which time we catered for many varied events, the highlight of which was organising and hosting a garden party for HRH to celebrate her Golden Jubilee whilst working in Henley on Thames. It had always been our…
New Forest Aromatics

Spotlight on New Forest Aromatics

At New Forest Aromatics You’ll discover fragrant candles, lip balms, shower gels, luxurious hand and body creams all made from local ingredients.  Now based at Setley Ridge Vineyard, New Forest Aromatics was created in 2011 by Debbie Mulkern to produce natural products from local, sustainable, ethical ingredients. Debbie, a qualified aromatherapist is passionate about working with natural scents to…