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The Filly Inn has reopened following a £1M transformation by independent pub operators Punch Pubs & Co, with experienced Management Partner Nick Ranhem taking the helm.

Set against the majestic backdrop of the New Forest, this charming 16th Century country pub,  has been lovingly restored and has recently reopened, welcoming guests to their new home from home.

Nestled in tranquil surroundings, the Filly Inn is a regular haunt for ramblers and dog walkers alike. It boasts open fireplaces, polished dining areas, cosy corners, and a spacious and verdant rear garden.

Guests can expect a warm welcome in this idyllic hideaway decked with walnut timber panelling, soft velvets and buttoned leather upholstery seating and eccentric finishing touches.

The Filly Inn also features seven brand new en-suite rooms, that together with New Forest walks, cycling tracks and sailing on its doorstep, creates the perfect location for day trippers and staycationers alike.

The pubs menu is bursting with home-cooked food, and locally sourced seafood specials are the order of the day. The eclectic menu sees quintessential British classics rub shoulders with modern bistro dishes, as well as plenty of small plates for nibbling on with drinks.

For the seasoned drinker, there is a well-stocked bar of local beers, quality real ales, liveners, and pick-me-ups. If your tipple is something sweeter, a carefully curated cocktail will quench your thirst. The pub also offers a broad wine list to suit all tastes.

Nick Ranhem brings a wealth of impressive pub experience to the Filly Inn and has reopened the pub with the help of General Manager Sean Murphy. Nick says, “We are thrilled to be reopening this iconic pub, and it feels great to be welcoming guests back to the Filly once again.

“This huge investment has truly restored the pub to its former glory, retaining its unique charm and quirky character that the community are so fond of. We’re looking forward to showcasing everything this great pub has to offer and creating plenty of memories with locals and visitors alike.”

Operations Director, Robin Belither says, “The Filly Inn is an absolute gem in the stunning New Forest. This £1M investment has created a cracking backdrop for guests to relax and stay the night in this reimagined traditional coaching inn. The outside space is epic with stretch tent, fire pits, wildflower meadows and fabulous dining terraces. This amazing space can be enjoyed by guests as wild New Forest ponies roam by.

“We believe the pub now nestles seamlessly into the idyllic Great British countryside and we’re so pleased that the Filly Inn is truly right back where it belongs. At the heart of Brockenhurst.”

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