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A little about The Ship Inn

With its impressive waterside setting, varied menus, and great selection of real ales, lagers, and wines, when you dine at The Ship Inn you certainly won’t be disappointed.

Boasting a sophisticated bar area, an impressive dining space, and a beer terrace looking out onto the marina, The Ship Inn should be your first port of call for drinks in the sunshine, a three course meal, or an impromptu work lunch.

We are also a child friendly establishment, so please feel free to bring your little ones along. Our dedicated children’s menu is sure to go down a treat!

Of course, if you have any questions about our delicious menus or daily special offers, or you would simply like to make a booking, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Our team always goes above and beyond to ensure that your dining requirements are met.

A little about The Ship Inn
Relax at The Ship Inn

Perfect for any occasion

Located in the port town of Lymington, The Ship Inn is well connected and easily accessible.

If you’re travelling by bus, the town has its own bus station and depot, offering numerous local services as well as routes to Bournemouth and Southampton. Lymington also has two train stations, Lymington Pier and Lymington Town.

For drivers, the A337 road links Lymington to Lyndhurst and the M27 motorway to the north.

As a port town, Lymington can also be accessed by ferry.

Situated in the beautiful Georgian market town of Lymington, on the edge of the New Forest, The Ship Inn has a whole host of sites and attractions on its doorstep.

Join us and enjoy our magnificent interiors and a fabulous outdoor dining space that’s perfect for alfresco dining.

Keeping Busy in Lymington

The town is famous for its sailing history, evidence of which can be found almost everywhere you look. There are two active sailing clubs, with regular races and world-famous regattas taking place throughout the season.

When it comes to shopping, the town boasts a number of quirky, independent shops and designer boutiques. A market is also held on the High Street every Saturday.

In close proximity to the New Forest, The Ship Inn is surrounded by natural beauty. To the north, you’ll find the ancient woodlands and heathlands of the New Forest, whilst to the south, the Solent and the Isle of Wight are equally as impressive. Of course, once you’ve finished exploring the great outdoors, pop into The Ship Inn to refuel in wonderful surroundings.

A little about The Ship Inn