History of Lymington
The Saxons arrived in Hampshire in the 6th century and named their new settlement, Limen Tun. Limen was a celtic name for Elm River or Marsh River. There was an Iron Age fort at was is now known as Buckland Rings.
Lymington is famous for
Sailing! Royal Lymington Cup, Macnamara's Bowl, Lymingon Town Sailing Club and the Solent Circuit.
The Georgian town has an historic open air sea water bath, known as Lymington Sea Water Baths! It is an acre in size and is filled with filtered sea water sucked in straight from an inlet and relies on the sun for heating. It is the oldest lido still open in the UK.