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Nine-day Weather Forecast for East Boldre from XC Weather

Five-day Weather Forecast for Lymington from the Met Office

Two-day, Seven-day, Two-week and Long Term Weather Forecast for Lymington from Metcheck

Lymington weather Forecast from the BBC for Lymington and local tide information.

Tide information for Lymington from the UK Hydrographic Office

Current Sea Conditions for the Solent from Bramblemet

Full Weather and sea Conditions for Lymington from Channel Coastal Observatory

Live Wind Speed and Direction from Lymington Platform (Needs Internet Explorer)

Information Section - Local Information

If you are new to the community or you are thinking of moving to East Boldre or East End, the following information and the Useful Links page might be helpful.

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Bus Service

112 from Lymington to Hythe via Lymington Hospital, Boldre, Pilley, Norleywood, East Boldre and Beaulieu. The bus company describes this service as ‘Irregular’.

Wilts and Dorset Bus Company - Enter Lymington in the timetable search box and select ‘view timetable information’ under the Route 112 symbol. Runs Tuesdays and Thursdays only


01202 673 555 or

01722 336 855

Train Service

Lymington IoW Ferry -Lymington Town - Brockenhurst shuttle service.

Brockenhurst Station for all stations to London, Waterloo, Weymouth via Bournemouth and Edinburgh via Birmingham

National Rail Enquiries

Trainline - Plan your rail journey and get live train running times, accessibility, and facility info.

National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50

Lymington Hospital

Southampton General Hospital

Bournemouth Hospital

Minor Casualty Unit open 24 hours

Major Casualty Unit open 24 hours

Major Casualty Unit open 24 hours

01590 677 011

02380 777 222

01202 303 626

Doctors, Dentists, Opticians and Pharmacies

Use the NHS/Find GP... link on the Useful Links Page.


East Boldre has:

  • Two village halls
  • A playground
  • Football pitch
  • Tennis club with courts
  • Two pubs that serve food
  • A Garage
  • The Village Shop and Post Office
  • Two Allotment sites
  • Two churches, each with a church hall


There is no gas supply and no cable TV/Internet in East Boldre or East End.

Main drainage is available in some homes in the centre of East Boldre and at Broomhill in East End.

For sewage removal services and suppliers of heating oil, bottled gas, LPG and solid fuel use Yellow Pages or

The Village Shop sells bottled Calor Gas. Ask them about other fuels.

01590 612 936


Broadband via telephone line is available throughout the village at acceptable speeds for most purposes. Don’t expect top speeds in our rural location. High speed broadband is available to homes between the shop and Hatchet Pond. High speed fibre is working at East End and is being installed at East Boldre.

Mobile Phone and Mobile Broadband Signal

Mobile signal strength varies from nil to good depending on your provider and your location in the village. Currently, 3G, 4G and mobile broadband coverage is generally good and improving. Check your mobile coverage here:

TV Signal Strength

Most of East Boldre and East End enjoy a strong terrestrial digital (FreeView) TV signal from the Rowridge transmitter on the Isle of Wight.

Satellite dishes might be subject to planning permission in this area.

Recycling Bank

New Inn Lane, East Boldre (behind the Turfcutters Arms.

Most large car parks in Lymington have recycling banks, including Waitrose car park.


Waitrose - Lymington

Tesco Metro - Lymington

Marks & Spencer Foodstore - Lymington

Tesco Superstore - Hythe

Tesco Superstore - New Milton


Residents in the New Forest District Council area can purchase a parking clock which lasts for one year (1 Jan - 31 Dec). These can be purchased from NFDC online, by phone (01590 646123) or in person from the council offices in Lymington and Lyndhurst, and in many of the local Information Centres.

Prices increase each year but 2010 prices were £12 for three hours parking or £86 for all day parking. To park for more than three hours either move your car to a different car park after your three hours has expired or simply buy extra time at the ticket machine when you park. Note - parking clocks work in most New Forest car parks but not in car parks in popular tourist areas such as Keyhaven and Lymington Quay.


Direct line

01590 646123

Or main switchboard

023 8028 5000


Use the Local Schools link on the Useful Links Page.


Lymington Montessori School

South Baddesley,  

Lymington Centre Pre-School

Lymington Community Centre, New Street, Lymington

St Paul's Montessori Preschool

St Paul's Church, Main Road, East Boldre  

Bees Knees Boldre Pre-School

Pilley Street, Pilley, Lymington

Lymington Little Dolphins Pre-School

Avenue Road, Lymington

01590 626607

01590 672337

07808 131570

07554 184478

7943 039493

Social Services

Use the Hampshire County Council/Social Care and Health link on the Useful Links Page.

Emergency number 0845 6004555

Commoning Rights

To find out if your property has associated commoning rights use the Forest Management/Verderers link on the Useful Links Page.

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