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Parking is limited in Lymington so we advise everyone where possible to think about how your car can be left at home for the day. Whether it’s a gentle stroll, getting on your bikes or letting the train take the strain?

How would you like to travel?

Lymington gets very busy, so expect traffic to be heavier and parking spaces to be snaffled early. For car park information click here

The train from Brockenhurst to Lymington Town Station takes 8 mins and runs every 30mins across the weekend. See Trainline for times. Additional carriages will be laid on over the weekend.

From Lymington Town Station it’s about a 15min walk, that’s if you don’t stop for a quick refreshment enroute.

If it’s a little too far to walk, then peddle power is the way to arrive. There will be bike racks on site, plus the park has lots of other places to secure your bikes for the day.

Why not cycle from Brockenhurst with

All aboard, tickets please. Whether you are traveling from Southampton, Ashurst or Lyndhurst, Blue Star run regular services through out the day.

Or why not take advantage of the open-top New Forest Tour Bus

If you’re heading in from Bournemouth, Christchurch or New Milton, then below is the link for More Bus, are on hand to get you around safely.

More Bus

Of course the only way to arrive is by sea! Lymington is one of the UK’s premier yachting centres and is located in an enviable position at the ‘gateway’ to the western Solent making it a popular destination for sailors, power boaters and cruisers throughout the season.

The harbour is easily accessible with deep water access to all visitor mooring areas. There is a wide choice of berths and facilities ranging from private marinas to Lymington Harbour Commission’s own walk ashore berths and the new moorings at the Town Quay and the popular Dan Bran pontoon so hop on your own boat and come and visit. For bookings with Lymington Harbour click HERE

Don’t own your own boat, don’t worry you can also reach us from the Isle of Wight with Wightlink on their Yarmouth to Lymington service. SAVE 20% OFF YOUR FERRY TRAVEL by foot, car and motorcycle ferry fares direct to the Lymington Seafood Festival, between 7th and 10th August 2020.

Simply book using the button below to receive your discount.To book click HERE

Or hop on board the Gosport Ferry who are running a special service on saturday 8th Aug leaving at 9am and returning at 5pm. Tickets are £21.50 to book click HERE


Even better why not make a weekend of it… there are a wide choice of options to stay in Lymington and the surrounding area, here are some of our recommended partners…

“pleases” from the Festival Organisers

  1. If you can please leave the car at home
  2. If you do drive please park sensibly
  3. Don’t drink and drive
  4. No glass on site please
  5. Well behaved dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead
  6. We have some amazing drinks providers so please support them, drinks bought off site will not permitted on site. Why bring warm beer or wine when you can have a beer straight out of the tap!
  7. The event is free to attend but please give generously to our chosen charity

Keep checking the website and our Facebook page @lymingtonseafoodfestival for more information over the coming months.