We are David and Rosetta, the owners of the Forest Side Guesthouse, formerly known as Temple Lodge, and between us we have over 39 years’ experience within the hospitality industry.
Following numerous visits to Lyndhurst and the New Forest National Park, and having a shared passion for the outdoors, hiking and cycling, we recently relocated from Jersey, Channel Islands to the New Forest so that we may realise a preferred work-life balance whilst engaging in our ultimate dream guesthouse venture.
With us we bring personality, a sense of humour and most importantly 'heart' to what we want to achieve - a family run guesthouse in Lyndhurst that we can open up and share with people like you so that you may experience the freedom and charm of all the New Forest National Park has to offer.
We are ‘doers’ and together we are passionate and deeply invested in our new home and guesthouse in Lyndhurst, New Forest. We aim to provide a personal touch, to deliver over and above your expectation of a perfect break whether that be a weekend or extended stay, celebration, anniversary, business trip or some simple and well-deserved ‘time out’, Forest Side are confident we have something for everyone.
We’re excited that you took the time to visit our web page and we truly look forward to having the opportunity of welcoming you to the Forest Side Guesthouse offering quality bed and breakfast. We are ultimately here so that you may enjoy all that we can share with you.
Feel free to browse our Forest Side Story blog and the Calendar of Events for more information on local attractions and advice on planning your trip with what you ‘must see’ and ‘must do’ during your visit to the Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park.
Your Forest Side adventure awaits you.
Hope to see you soon.
David & Rosetta
Forest Side offers a variety of bed and breakfast amenities to make your stay with us as relaxed, cosy and welcoming as possible.
Our delightfully spacious B&B rooms in Lyndhurst are non-smoking and are equipped with your individual needs in mind, aiming to provide you with all your home from home comforts.
Flat screen TV & DVD playe
Complimentary and secure hi-speed WIFI acces
Tea, coffee and hot chocolate making facilities accompanied with biscuits
Mini-fridge offering on the go drinks and snacks for a nominal fe
Radio alarm cloc
Iron and ironing board upon request
Daily housekeeping service
Private car par
Charming guest lounge offering chess, back gammon, books and TV and DV
Free use of wellingtons and umbrellas for those unexpected rainy day
Complimentary tea and coffee on arriva
Secure safe option available for your valuables
Additional services, upon request
Floral, chocolate and champagne in room upon reques
Flask of tea or coffee to take with you for the da
Laundry service for an additional cos
Late check-out until 12:00pm (normally 10:00am), if available and by prior arrangement, at an additional cost of £15
Whether this is your first stay with us or you are our return guest, we aim to provide you with the Forest Side VIP experience.
You may have found us on a hotel booking or review site for Lyndhurst in the New Forest, however when choosing to book your stay with Forest Side, there really is no better way than booking with us direct whether by phone, email or our online booking system.
We will give you our best available bed and breakfast rate
We often offer website only promotions, special packages and value add-on deals
You will qualify for our loyalty programme, full of special offers
You can book via our secure online reservation system that ensures your personal information is protected
No booking administration fee
10% off participating restaurants, beauty rooms, shops, cycle hire and attraction
Complimentary New Forest card that gives you exclusive offers with participating New Forest businesse
If you would like to book cycle hire, a ticket to a show, or a day at the golf course then let us do that for you
Remember, if you have found a more competitive price at the time of your hotel booking via a booking or review site,
then please give us a call and let us k
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