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New Forest National Park

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The best place to live in the world

I live in the new forest and having children it’s the best place to live in the world, from long... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
alvinr255
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Walking in The New Forest

During a delightful walk in The New Forest my friend and I got seriously lost. Poor navigation and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ritamajor101
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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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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High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7NY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The New Forest is great for walking and exploring. I particularly love this place in the autumn, where it becomes most colourful. Being here at this time of year is good for the soul.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rutti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took a friend to the Ornamental Drive through Bolder Wood, magnificent. Parked and did the short walk then went round the arboretum; both free. In Autumn the colours are spectacular.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dick33
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

First time visiting and will definitely be back!! Peaceful, friendly, beautiful and dog friendly. So many great walks

Date of experience: November 2018
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Chrys N
11 July 2018|
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Response from Asrj76 | Reviewed this property |
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
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654karind
30 May 2018|
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Response from Ann D | Reviewed this property |
Bit late but might help next time. Rhinefield. It has marked walks from short to long. Beautiful area
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Vanessa P
25 February 2018|
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Response from Tony L | Reviewed this property |
try the Waterloo Arms in Lyndhurst. very welcoming!
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