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The Drift Inn

Beaulieu Road, BEAULIEU, SO42 7YQ

Part of the New Forest Hotels group, the inn is surrounded by the glorious New Forest. The word 'drift' refers to the centuries-old, twice a year, round-up of the 3,000-plus free-wandering ponies. Beers from Ringwood on the western side of the forest and a guest ale are served in the bar, while in the restaurant a competitively priced menu lists chicken linguine with bacon, parsley and garlic; steak and ale pie; mushroom and cherry tomato Stroganoff; and a selection of sandwiches, baguettes and jacket potatoes. Outside are two children's play areas and large gardens, although no one minds if you come inside wearing walking boots and with your dog in tow.

Further information

Tel: 023 8029 2342
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Principal beers

Ringwood Best Bitter, Old Thumper & Fortyniner, Guest ales


All day all week
10am-11pm (Sat 9am-11pm Sun 9am-10.30pm)


Children welcome.
Children's play area.
Dog friendly.
Coach parties catered.



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From Lyndhurst take B3056 (Beaulieu Rd) signed Beaulieu. Cross railway line, inn on left

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