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Address: Freepost SO3313, New Forest, Lymington SO50 6UA, England
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The New Forest Tour is an open top bus experience linking towns, villages...

The New Forest Tour is an open top bus experience linking towns, villages and attractions in the New Forest National Park. Operating in the summer months only, the New Forest Tour offers a choice of three routes: Red (the wild northwest), Green (the beautiful southeast) and Blue (the coastal southwest).

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Nice to sit and relax, let someone else do the driving whilst you take in the sites. A must for visitors to the new forest

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Nice to sit and relax, let someone else do the driving whilst you take in the sites. A must for visitors to the new forest

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Thank you trevorj690. Hopefully you will join us again this upcoming season! Kind regards, NFT Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We had a family reservation at Burley Villa horse riding at 15:00, therefore we thought it would be a great idea to go for a sightseeing tour in the morning before our appointment. The Blue-line bus arrived on time but little did we know what awaits us. There was no commentary and the driver was racing fast through the forests,... More 

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Hi samkaiser, sorry to hear about your bad experience. In order that we can investigate further, please email us at travel@newforestnpa.gov.uk with more information, i.e. date and time of travel and, if possible, descriptions of drivers. Many thanks, NFT Team More 

Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

So we picked the only cold and wet day this week for our visit, but a little rain didn't spoil the fun. We concentrated on the green and blue routes, because to do all three would have meant very little time off the bus. The drivers were all very friendly and helpful the busses never crowded, although that may have... More 

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, mrsmack2016. Pleased you had a great time despite the weather and that you were able to experience two of the routes. Maybe see you next year for the red route! Kind regards, NFT Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
37 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

There are three routes which enable you to see different parts of the New Forest, which is good as it is so vast. We sat on top of the bus and had great views; the landscape is beautiful and we saw ponies, donkeys, cattle and deer. We were very lucky to see a bird of prey circling in the sky.... More 

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Hi sarahcawthra, thanks for your review and delighted your group had a great time! See you next season hopefully. :-) Best wishes, NFT Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The New Forest Tour bus is one of the best things I have done for a long time. It allowed me to actually take in the views, as I wasn't driving for once. It meant I was able to see things I didn't know existed. There are three routes in which I took the Red Route. The Red Route takes... More 

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Hi MichaelJP94, thanks for your positive review about your car-free day out! Look forward to welcoming you back next season aboard the Blue and Green Routes ('Any 2 days out of 5' ticket if two routes is too much for one day). :-) Best wishes, NFT Team More 

England, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

very good tour,value for money as you can jump on and off the bus all day as it stops at many tourist attractions. the ticket offers 20% off at many attractions shops and restaurants. it covers a vast area of the new forest with lots of informative information as well as history whilst on the bus.the service runs regular so... More 

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Thank you richard d for taking the time to write a review. Pleased you made the most of the discounts along the way and overall enjoyed your time on-board! Look forward to welcoming you back on the open-top next season! Kind regards, NFT Team More 

kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great way to see new forest, managed all three tours in one day, as bus linked at various points Very helpful bus driver who advised us on best ticket for our family. Overall fun day for whole family with excellent commentary and folk tales throughout the journey .

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Hi anne w, many thanks for your review. Delighted to learn you maximised the hop-on/-off option by exploring all three routes and that you enjoyed the fun and interesting audio commentary about the local area. See you again next year! Best wishes, NFT Team More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great way to see the best of the newforest...and visit the many attractions...service is good and prompt very informative when passing points if interest...we had a 2day tkt and loved the fact that all 3 tours are covered on 1 tkt and you can switch tour as required

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Hi angnfam, thank you for your review. Great to hear you made the most of your 'Any 2 days out of 5' ticket! Kind regards, NFT Team More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Hi, I have so far used up 2 5 day tickets and am now on my third because I enjoyed this so much. There's so much to see and do in the area it's hard to do it all in one day. Burley is a great place to visit on the tour for hand made fudge and famous burley ice... More 

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Hi Awsom D, the 'Any 5 days out of 14' tickets are great value for money. Great to learn you are on number three! Thank you for your comprehensive review and understanding of the traffic challenges and subsequent impact. We will be reviewing the timetabling of the NFT in response to this particular issue. Thanks for giving some good, practical... More 

Nettlebed, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Took Blue Route tour. Wonderful views across this large ancient forest with ponies and cattle grazing in blissful ignorance of the traffic.Picked up bus in Lymington mid afternoon afternoon. Be prepared for windy ride on top deck. The temperature was high but could be chilly on a cooler day. Trip took surprising 3 hours without stopping off anywhere en route..

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nft2015, Manager at New Forest Tour, responded to this review

Hi mandblewis, thank you for taking the time to review the NFT and happy to read of your appreciation of the benefits of the upper deck! Kind regards, NFT Team More 

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