Burley depicts everything you would expect from a traditional New Forest village. It nestles in the lee of the hill and is surrounded by an area of outstanding beauty. A dramatic contrast of colourful heathlands mighty oaks beeches and lofty pines.
Ponies donkeys and cattle roam freely around this lovely village following ancient forest tracks used for centuries by Commoners and their livestock. Ideally situated just 20 minutes from Bournemouth International Airport.
The hotel is a short drive from such historic places as Rufus Stone, Beaulieu Abbey (and motor museum), and Bucklers Hard. Not only was Burley on the main smuggling route from the port to the south but also has a history connection with witches (as the local shops demonstrate) indeed it was as recent as 1950 that Sybil Leek, a self-confessed white witch, lived in the village. The Burley Inn itself dates from the Edwardian period where it used to be the village surgeon's residence.
Occupying pride of place on the lee of the hill its quaint interior log fires and bespoke furnishings provide a desirable venue in which to drink dine and stay. We are open for morning coffee cakes and cream teas from 9:00am daily. Take advantage of our Free House which stocks a good range of cask-conditioned ales including beers from the local Flack Manor Brewery an interesting selection of wines including locally produced Lyme Bay fruit wines a variety of soft drinks lagers ciders and hot beverages.
In the warmer months be sure to take advantage of our attractive terraced area which overlooks the centre of the village. Meanwhile during the winter come in for a warm by our roaring log fires. Burley is an ideal spot to meet up with friends for a day out whether you live in Salisbury Bournemouth or Southampton.
We are also within a half hour's drive of both Bournemouth Airport and Southampton Airport. In our bar and dining room food is served all day every day from noon until 9:30pm with a menu ranging from light snacks to 3 course meals - anything from light platters hot snacks and ploughmans to freshly baked pies grills vegetarian dishes and a choice of smaller appetite meals.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Burley area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Highcliffe Castle - 6.4 miles (Historic House)
Rufus Stone - 6.7 miles (Historic Building)
Christchurch Castle - 7.4 miles (Castle)
Fordingbridge, St Mary's Church - 7.7 miles (Historic Church)
St Barbe Museum - 8.4 miles (Museum)
Knoll Gardens - 9.7 miles (Garden)
Rockbourne Roman Villa - 10.2 miles (Roman Site)
Hamptworth Lodge - 10.3 miles (Historic House)
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