Stanwell House Hotel - Be Close to all The Major Sailing Events this Summer for the Special Price of Just £150.00

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Cowes Week is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year in Lymington and has played a key part in the British sporting summer calendar since 1826. Find out why Stanwell House Hotel, situated just a stones throw from the water, is the perfect place to stay during the 8 day regatta.

Cowes Week

We stayed at Stanwell House last year during Cowes week, it was so wonderful to return to such an ambient and relaxed atmosphere.

Stanwell House Hotel has been counting down the days to Cowes Week this year, with enthusiastic sailors within the Stanwell family, it is the perfect place to stay and receive all the insider knowledge and top tips on where to go and what to see during the 2013 Cowes Week. The New Forest boutique hotel, situated in the picturesque town of Lymington is just a short stroll away from the nearest harbour and ferry crossing terminal, placing the hotel in first place for the perfect sailing getaway.

Cowes Week is a world renowned sailing event; run since 1826, it boasts an involvement of over 1000 boats and with 40 daily races — it is a sailing enthusiasts dream! This year it runs over a week from 3rd August - 10th August with certain days being the ones to watch.

Family Day runs on Sunday 4th August - To help parents and children get the most out of their time at the regatta, a range of family-friendly activities and group offers have been introduced exclusively for Family Day.

Adventurous families can enjoy an exhilarating rib ride for a special family price, or for a slower-paced spectator experience, the spectator boat service provides a significantly discounted family ticket price, exclusively for Family Day.

Prefer to watch ashore as apposed to getting afloat? There are many areas around the coast line of Lymington which are fabulous positions to sight see and to view the competitions and sailing events from.

Ladies Day runs on Thursday 8th August and includes prizes for female sailors taking part in races.

The main focus on Ladies day is a celebration evening with a trophy awarded to a female sailor who has shown outstanding contribution, commitment or achievement. The event is held at the Aberdeen Asset Management hospitality tent from 7pm.

The Firework display and party runs on Friday 9th August from 9.30pm - Every year the fireworks display is an unmissable evening so it is a night to stay up for.

Robert Milton, Co-owner of Stanwell House Hotel says “Stanwell House is the perfect place to stay during Cowes week, it’s a haven for the weary explorer or sailor but close to the island too so you can get the best of both worlds. We’ve also got some fantastic offers in August so you can plan a seaside trip guilt free!’’

The local beaches and large National Park Forest are only a 10 minute drive away from Lymington, both perfect destinations for exploring and picnics, making Stanwell House Hotel the perfect place to retreat and relax.

Stanwell House is pleased to offer these fantastic August break offers which all run during Cowes week:

One night stay including dinner, bed and breakfast and a bottle of chilled champagne and chocolates for you to enjoy in the comfort of your room. Only £205.00

Three night's stay including cream tea on arrival, two night's dinner, bed and breakfast - the third night with complimentary bed and breakfast. Only £380.00

Sunday Getaway - Book one night's dinner, bed and breakfast. Only £150.00 This break offer is perfect for those wanting to attend the Family day at Cowes, to then return to a tranquil hotel for the night.

Two nights' bed and breakfast, the first night including dinner. Only £270.00

Car-free guests who can prove that they have travelled to the hotel via public transport can be collected from Lymington/Brockenhurst train station, if notified in advance, for no fee.

Stanwell House offers a choice of two luxurious award winning AA 2 rosette dining experiences, a famous Seafood restaurant and a contemporary Bistro offering modern European dining, both with menus to die for.

The popular boutique New Forest hotel which is privately owned, boasts 30 distinctly decorated bedrooms. The hotel has 6 stunning suites, 4 with their own terrace over looking the gardens, 3 gorgeous four poster rooms and 21 Georgian & garden rooms. Situated in the centre of the Georgian market town Lymington which is on the edge of the New Forest, Stanwell House are delighted to offer a wonderfully romantic destination throughout the whole year. A favourite holiday for Stanwell House Hotel guests is Summer and the wonderfully relaxed atmosphere is immediately infectious.

“We stayed at Stanwell House last year during Cowes week, it was so wonderful to return to such an ambient and relaxed atmosphere after busy, hot days out on the Island,’’ says Mrs Wilkins.

Choosing to stay at Stanwell House Hotel gives the freedom of enjoying all that Cowes week has to offer, or spending time exploring the stunning local area.

The location of Stanwell House is something other hotels in Lymington cannot offer, situated on the high street and minutes away from the train station and harbour, it is easy to see why ‘Stanwells’ is such a popular choice. Stanwell House offers a relaxing and tranquil setting for all occasions, attentive service and a wealth of personal touches ensure all guests have a wonderful, relaxing and memorable break. For more information on Cowes week at Stanwells, other special breaks and forthcoming events visit

T: 01590 677123
E: enquiries(at)stanwellhouse(dot)com    

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