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Old Chapel Self Catering at Sway


Chapel House, Coombe Lane, Sway, Lymington. SO41 6BP
Phone: 01590 683382, Mobile: 07721 033258, Email: oldchapel.sway@btinternet.com

  • Stay in a beautiful converted chapel on the edge of the New Forest.
  • We have 4 non-smoking ground floor bedrooms with wifi.
  • The Old Chapel is in a quiet lane on the edge of Sway village which has its own shops, post office, and an excellent pub. The New Forest is on your doorstep, with cattle grazing, and ponies and donkeys wandering a few yards away. Brockenhurst, Lymington and the coast are all a short drive away. The area is excellent for walking, running and cycling. The shops and nightlife of Southampton and Bournemouth are easily accessible by road and rail.

    Our four lovely rooms offer flexible Bed and Breakfast with a self catering feel. Each room has all its own private facilities and we provide the ingredients for a cooked or continental breakfast which you can cook and eat at your leisure, and the freedom to come and go as you please during your stay.

    The Chapel Room & The Green Room

    These two rooms are housed within the Old Chapel offer a shared hallway. The Old Chapel was originally built as a Baptist Church in around 1836. It has been carefully restored and updated to provide quiet and relaxing Self Catering Bed & Breakfast accommodation. It is situated opposite the owners’ house on the other side of the gravel courtyard, allowing you complete freedom and independence.

    Both rooms share an outside sitting/patio area where you can relax and unwind and have access to a washing machine/drier, iron and ironing board.

    The Chapel

    The Chapel Room

    This large and luxurious bed/ sitting room sleeps up to 4 people. It has a super king size double bed that can be split into a twin on request, and a comfy sofa that converts to a bed. A folding bed suitable for younger children is also available. We can provide a travel cot and high chair for babies.

    The high ceiling and huge decorated glass window make this a distinctive and unique place to stay. The décor is complemented by a full size dining table and chairs, as well as a large wardrobe and chest of drawers. A pine dresser contains china, glass and cutlery so you may eat in if you wish. There is a digital TV with DVD.

    A large en-suite bathroom providing a bath/ shower, bidet and WC completes this stunning room.

    A separate kitchenette has a mini-oven, hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, kettle and toaster.

    The Green Room

    The Green Room

    A light and airy double room which sleeps 2 in comfort, the Green Room has stripped floors and half-lined timber walls. There is a digital TV and DVD player

    An en-suite bathroom with WC, bath, and separate shower makes this the perfect room for couples who just like doing their own thing.

    A mini kitchen is tucked away behind cupboard doors, offering fridge, toaster, kettle, oven, hob and microwave, with basic kitchen utensils.

    The Lodge

    The Lodge

    The Lodge is a beautiful light airy double height conversion in a very private setting opposite the Chapel, with its own courtyard seating area where you can relax in the evening or enjoy your breakfast.

    The Lodge has a king size double bed which splits into a twin, en-suite shower room, separate kitchenette and dining area.

    The Forge

    The Forge

    The Forge was once the village forge, it is now a pretty, light spacious conversion offering bed and breakfast overlooking a small paddock.

    This a spacious room is split into two halves with a super king bed which can accommodate an additional single person at one end and a lovely en suite shower. A dining table, sofa and small kitchenette with mini cooker, fridge, microwave and toaster where you can cook your own breakfast with our supplied ingredients is at the other end with bi-folding doors opening onto an private patio area overlooking a paddock.


    • Green Room from £60 per night
    • The Lodge from £70 per night
    • The Forge from £80 per night
    • Chapel Room from £80 per night.
    • Prices are based on 2 people sharing – add £20 for each extra person/ night.
    • £30 premium for single night stay.
    • £10 per dog per stay.
    • Children under 2 stay free.

    To book or for more details:

    • Phone: 01590 683382
    • Mobile: 07721 033258
    • Email: oldchapel.sway@btinternet.com

    If you wish to explore the New Forest by bike we know a very good bicycle hire shop who will deliver and collect from the Old Chapel, and we can arrange this for you.


    Follow M3 and M27 West (towards Bournemouth). Exit M27 at Jn1. Take A337 (South) to Lyndhurst. Follow Lyndhurst one way system towards Brockenhurst/ Lymington. On reaching Brockenhurst, turn right opposite Carey’s Manor Hotel (signposted Sway). At T-junction turn left then immediate right (effectively a staggered cross-roads).

    Follow Sway Road until T-junction. Turn right and follow road across forest, passing under 2 railway bridges. Take 2nd turning left into Pitmore Lane (if you pass the Hare & Hounds you have gone too far). In Pitmore Lane take 2nd right turn into Coombe Lane after 200 metres. We are the 1st drive on the left immediately after Chapel Lane (also on your left). Drive into courtyard and ring at Chapel House (white front door on your right).