Burley Manor food review

Burley Manor: 15-mile menu takes local to a new level

INSPIRED by subtle Mediterranean influences, Burley Manor has placed local producers at the very core of its latest dining concept – the 15-mile menu. The picturesque Grade II listed hotel already commands something of a...

PICTURES: Organisers ‘overwhelmed’ at support for village’s debut festival

GLORIOUS August sunshine saw thousands of visitors descend on Manor Park for the debut Burley festival. Held on Saturday and Sunday over the bank holiday weekend, the festival coordinated by Stir! Events, offered an abundance...
Tom Porter

Tom Porter: Entrepreneur who served in the navy alongside Prince Philip

AN ENTREPRENEUR who owned a pub chain, wrote quizzes and had many books published has died aged 93. Tom Porter had lived in Burley where he was also a school governor, but had spent his...
Burley Manor

Burley Manor goes hyper-local as head chef unveils new 15-mile menu

JAMIE OLIVER made famous the concept of the 15-minute meal. Now Burley Manor in the New Forest has come up with its own twist – the 15-mile menu. The brainchild of executive head chef Ben...
Horse poisoning

Rider shocked by suspected poisoning of stallion at Horse of the Year qualifier

A HORSE lover has spoken of her shock and devastation after discovering her stallion was deliberately poisoned prior to entering a show ring. Karen Mustey, who together with partner Graham runs Burley Wagon Rides, had...
New Forest orchids

Roadside orchids mowed down for third time by council ‘vandalism’

A RETIRED landscape gardener is furious after finding that Hampshire County Council's road maintenance teams have once again hacked down a patch of wild orchids on a New Forest verge. The plants - common spotted...
Burley working men's club

Rescue plan unveiled for village’s under-threat working men’s club

A VALUE food menu and extended opening hours are being introduced in a bid to safeguard the future of Burley working men’s club. The facility, known locally as the Wathen Bartlett, is located opposite Burley...
New Forest pony stallion

Rider’s encounter with frisky stallion prompts warning to keep clear

EQUESTRIANS and walkers are being urged to avoid parts of the New Forest after reports of a stallion chasing a horse rider near Burley. The incident, described as “very dangerous and frightening”, took place in...

Paralympian Darren Kenny awards medals at inclusive cycle ride

GOLD medal-winning Paralympic cyclist Darren Kenny OBE presented medals to participants in an inclusive bike ride event. The event was organised by PEDALL New Forest – which provides cycling sessions for children with a disability...
Burley working men's club

Meeting to decide future of working men’s club as support fades

A MEETING to decide the future of Burley working men’s club is due at the end of May after several volunteers announced their plans to retire. The facility, known locally as the Wathen Bartlett, is...
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