It’s nearly here…how to have a Happy Halloween in the New Forest

October 17th, 2017|Activities, Attractions, Things To Do|

If you want to experience Halloween in all its spooky magnificence, the New Forest is the only place to be. Not only do we have more than our far share of ghosts, from that of Charles I, who is said to haunt Hurst Castle, to the spectral monks of Breamore churchyard at Fordingbridge, we’ve been [...]

The Season is Changing and So Can You

September 20th, 2017|Activities, Things To Do|

With September now being classed as the new New Year, what better place to kickstart your wellbeing overhaul than in the New Forest? We’re home to a number of world-class spas, from the Thai-inspired serenity of SenSpa at Careys Manor, to The Herb House at Lime Wood (yoga on the roof garden, anyone?), to the [...]

Top 10 Things To Do in the New Forest in Autumn

September 19th, 2017|Activities, Attractions, Food & Drink, Things To Do|

Look out for the Pannage Piggies! If you go down to the woods – especially ones with plenty of fallen acorns on the forest floor – from 11 September, you’re sure of a pig surprise! Because you may spot some of our unique Pannage porkers snuffling around in the wild. There’s nowhere else in the [...]

Summer Days Out

August 21st, 2017|Activities, Attractions, Food & Drink, Things To Do, Travel|

Autumn may be just around the corner, but we still have plenty of Summer days left for you to have a fabulous day out! We have some up with some ideas for you to enjoy a fun-filled day out in the New Forest   Day out choice 1: Brockenhurst – Keyhaven – Lymington. Ø  Start [...]

Nearly there…the best way to spend this week’s Bank Holiday Weekend

August 21st, 2017|Activities, Attractions, Food & Drink, Things To Do, Travel, Wildlife & Animals|

The August Bank Holiday is when we Brits traditionally say goodbye to summer. So make every precious minute of this special time count, by spending it in the magical New Forest. Make this the weekend you tackle one of our five food trails, specially-devised walks to get you out and about, tasting the very best [...]

We’re giving it away – so here’s how not to miss out this Summer

August 11th, 2017|Accommodation, Activities, Attractions, Food & Drink, Things To Do, Travel|

Fear Of Missing Out (FOMO) is regarded as one of the worries of our age. But if you haven’t entered the Summer Extravaganza of New Forest Prizes, then perhaps you really are! Missing out on the kind of treats and experiences that only the magical New Forest can provide, such as a £249 overnight dining [...]

Join the adventure – how to get the very best out of the New Forest & Hampshire County Show

July 20th, 2017|Activities, Attractions, News, Things To Do, Travel, Wildlife & Animals|

It’s show time! And in the New Forest that means only one thing – Brockenhurst’s beautiful New Park hosting everything from sheep parades, ferret racing, falconry and hands-on farmyard experiences, as well as international show-jumping, cookery demonstrations (the best way for us to show off all our lovely food and produce) and the chance to [...]

Top 5 reasons to visit Sandy Balls this summer

May 25th, 2017|Accommodation, Activities, Things To Do|

After a colourful history spanning over 100 years Sandy Balls has recently joined the Away Resorts family. With five holiday parks located in the Isle of Wight, Lincolnshire, Barmouth Bay, Mersea Island and Hayling Island, Sandy Balls in the new Forest is an exciting addition to our growing holiday park company. With summer definitely on [...]

Celebrate the best of English tourism the New Forest way!

March 24th, 2017|Activities, Attractions, Things To Do, Travel, Wildlife & Animals|

English Tourism Week (March 25 to April 2) is a national celebration of everything that’s great about visiting our country – or, if you already live here, getting to know a new part of it. So weather you’ve been to the New Forest before, or it’s your first time (and if it is, welcome!) here [...]

Visit us at The Outdoor Show Adventure and Travel Show

February 15th, 2017|Activities|

We’re only 89 minutes by train from Waterloo but the New Forest is another world; of wildlife, fun and outdoor adventures. That’s why you’ll find us at The Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show, from Thursday 16 February 2017 to Sunday February 19, showcasing our great outdoors. Find out about our beautiful National Park – we’ve got [...]

New Forest Christmas Gift Ideas

December 7th, 2016|Activities, Things To Do|

We’ve come up with some fantastic New Forest Christmas gift ideas for you to buy your friends and family the perfect presents this Christmas, or to even add to your own Christmas list. Our E-shop is full of great presents and stocking fillers. Why don’t you treat someone to a 2017 Brand New Forest Card, [...]

The Top Ten Weirdest New Forest Things

October 10th, 2016|Activities, Things To Do, Travel|

We’re all over the ghost and witch thing around Halloween, but what about all those other weird and wonderful places and goings-on that are part of the Forest’s ancient landscape and folklore, every single day? If you’re looking for something a little different to visit or contemplate this witching season, check out some of these… [...]

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