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The New Forest National Park is truly unique. It’s a ‘world capital’ for wildlife with a huge diversity of rare plants and animals– one of the reasons why it was made a National Park in 2005. A place of outstanding natural beauty, the unique...more
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I live in the new forest and having children it’s the best place to live in the world, from long walks to climbing trees and also picking fruit for jams and mushrooms for stews! There’s no better place
During a delightful walk in The New Forest my friend and I got seriously lost. Poor navigation and old guide walks book, which have since been binned.
We were completely lost, getting very dark, feeling unwell. I managed to get a connection to the New...More
The New Forest has a very helpful visitor centre in Lyndhurst with a little shop, info desk and cafè.
I bought 8 little maps of lovely walks throughout the forest and made my way to Brighton Oak on their recommendation. Over 500 years old, this...More
The New Forest National Park is well worth the trip, approximately 2.5 hours drive from London you can find tranquility and peace yet you are never to far from picturesque towns and villages. Great walking at any time of the year and autumn this year...More
The New Forest is a gem in the English countryside. Moorland, woods and streams and picturesque villages. Well signposted. Numerous walks on well maintained paths, cycle tracks, horse riding, outdoor activities as well as beautiful coastal scenery. Activities for children, families, all ages. One of...More
Beware travelling too quickly through the stunningly beautiful New Forest as horses can be quite hard to see especially when they are in disguise and camouflage! The colours of the trees and plants is spectacular at this time of year, especially as the winter has...More
We live in Bournemouth and often drive out to the forest to do walks, I do recommend you have a plan as it is easy to get lost.
Very easy to buy walking books or download a route on line.
Lots of pubs doted around...More
If you go off route you will see much more of the wild ponies , cows, bulls and donkeys. The main entrance near the mailman’s pub, don’t go along the main road you will be routed on, turn left and travel past the cross you... More
If you go off route you will see much more of the wild ponies , cows, bulls and donkeys. The main entrance near the mailman’s pub, don’t go along the main road you will be routed on, turn left and travel past the cross you can see. From there you will see multiple wild ponies