Lymington high street
lymington harbour
Lymington marina

The historic town of Lymington is an ancient seaport with a rich maritime and architectural history.

Situated on the west bank of the Lymington River, on the edge of the Solent, Lymington is a major yachting centre with three marinas. There is also an open-air sea water bath.

At the top of the High Street sits the Church of St Thomas. Whilst Quay Hill, at the end of the high street leads down to the harbour.

Lymington and Pennington Town Council manage the allotments, various parks and play areas plus sports facilities.

Lymington as a filming location:

Please contact the Film:New Forest office for information or advice on any of these locations.

Example locations include:

Lymington high streetLymington High Street

The Georgian High Street is the venue for a well-known street-market every Saturday morning. There is also the golden post box in honour of Ben Ainslie’s fifth gold medal at the London 2012 Olympics.

The top of the High Street sits St Thomas Church and overlooks the marina and Quay Hill at the bottom of the High Street.

Lymington quay hillQuay Hill

Quay Hill is an historic cobbled street leading from the high street down to the harbour. It has featured in many productions, most recently ITV’s Unforgotten series.

Pylewell Park

Pylewell ParkPylewell Park is a historic country house, with 13 bedrooms (most en-suite), drawing room, dining room, kitchen, pantry and study.

The house is set in 27 acres of gardens and has 60 acres of parkland leading down to the private access to the beach overlooking the Solent and Isle of Wight. It has several lakes with a stunning collection of plants and trees

truffles of lymingtonTruffles of Lymington

This olde fashioned sweet shop is situated in a Grade 2 listed Georgian building. A long narrow ground floor with beams made from ships. It has one accessible cellar as well as the shop floor and there is a large stock room. This could be a great location for any shop scene.

Aerial 360 degree fully interactive panorama of Lymington

The map takes two forms, once you click on the link below, you will be taken to an aerial map which you can zoom in and out of.

However, if you click the red circles located generally in the high street area you will be taken to a 360 degree panorama, and if you have a VR headset you can enter VR mode for a fully interactive experience.

The buttons on the bottom left and right of the map will help you navigate the different modes.

The images were taken between February and March 2022.

Map of Lymington

Location accessibility (to major roads, motorways, rail links and airports)
  • 40 minutes from Junction 1 M27
  • Train stations (change at Brockenhurst for Lymington Town or Lymington Pier) Please note that Brockenhurst is a main station on the London Waterloo to Poole/Weymouth line
  • Ferry terminal to Isle of Wight (Wightlink service)
  • Southampton airport 26 miles /Bournemouth airport 16 miles
  • Lymington minor injuries unit
  • Southampton General Hospital 18 miles
  • Various NFDC car parks around the town
  • Suitable options for unit bases and parking for coaches & lorries

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