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The Lantern Community, Living, working and sharing together


Lantern Café
Lantern Cafe
Lantern Shop
Lantern Shop
Lantern Bakery
How to find us
How to find us

The Lantern Centre is a beautiful building which has achieved architectural awards for both its design and green credentials; it is situated on the outskirts of Ringwood and the New Forest.

We warmly welcome visitors to experience our:

Within this unique environment we offer:

  • Beautiful, distinctive fair trade gifts from around the world.
  • Quality wooden toys and children’s games.
  • Fresh Organic bread baked on site daily (Mon- Fri)
  • A wide selection of Organic Whole foods.
  • Organic body care and make –up from Lavera
  • Organic body care and Medicines from Weleda
  • Organic/Biodynamic ally grown plants from our nursery
  • Gardens to walk through and picnic in.
  • Free Parking

Opening Times


Monday-Friday            8:30am – 5:00pm

Saturday                      9:00am – 4:30pm


Monday -Friday            8:30am – 4:30pm (Last orders 4:00pm)

Saturday                      9:00am – 2.00pm (Last Orders 1:30pm)

Organic Fruit and Vegetables

Sturts Farm, a biodynamic farm based in West Moors, is here every Wednesday with organic/biodynamic fruit and vegetables for sale 8:30am – 4:30pm (Term time)