Food & Drink

Harvest Home… Away?

September 20th, 2017|Food & Drink|

Traditionally it’s that time of year when nature’s bounty is gathered in and grateful New Foresters give thanks at the annual Harvest Festivals, which are taking places at churches and schools during late September and October. Our ancient churches welcome visitors to these services but don’t leave it there because if you’re a foodie, now [...]

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 [...]

Celebrate National Dog Day in the New Forest!

August 25th, 2017|Accommodation, Food & Drink, Things To Do, Travel|

August 26 is National Dog Day, so what better way to show your four-legged friend how much you love them than by treating them to a break to one of the New Forests super dog-friendly hotels! Here are some ideas to get your family pet drooling in anticipation…   At the luxurious, five-star, Chewton Glen [...]

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 [...]

Lymington Gets Ready To Host First Seafood Festival

July 11th, 2017|Food & Drink, Things To Do|

Lymington’s first seafood festival takes place August 12th and 13th, aiming to build on the New Forest’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading food destinations for tourists. The two-day event, held at Bath Road Park, is free entry and will feature some of the region’s most exciting chefs, restaurants and artisan producers as well [...]

Lymington Seafood Festival is coming this August

May 8th, 2017|Food & Drink, Food & Drink Festival, Things To Do|

The historic market town of Lymington will be launching its first seafood festival on August 12th and 13th, aiming to build on the New Forest’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading food destinations for tourists and also a destination that boasts a stunning coastline. The two-day event, held at Bath Road Park, is free [...]

Success for the New Forest Food and Drink Festival’s First Headline Event & More to Come

November 1st, 2016|Food & Drink Festival, Things To Do|

A Smoking Hot Success last night at the first Headline Event of the New Forest Food and Drink Festival Week - click here to read more about the fantastic event. Also, don't forget there's still over 120 events that you can book and attend until 6 November. Including the 2 FREE Food Festival events. On Wednesday 2 November 'A Taste [...]

Rio Grand – go global, New Forest style

August 15th, 2016|Activities, Food & Drink, Things To Do|

With all eyes on Brazil for the Rio Olympics we can’t help getting excited too – even though the great event is half a world away. If all that amazing footage of the opening ceremony has made you feel you’re missing out, check out our fun list of places where you can soak up a [...]

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Picnic

June 15th, 2016|Food & Drink|

Picnics are one of the greatest parts of summer. There’s not a lot better than being surrounded by great family, great environment and great food. We’ve compiled a list of things that can make or break a picnic and a few tips to make it the best it can be. 1. Eating is thirsty work [...]

Top 5 Easter Sunday Lunches in The New Forest

March 18th, 2016|Food & Drink|

It really should be illegal not to have a Sunday roast on Easter Sunday. Why not treat yourself to an extra special Sunday dinner in one of The New Forest’s hotel restaurants. Here’s our top 5: 1) Balmer Lawn: Beresford’s restaurant at Balmer Lawn hotel is renowned for its great food and great service. With [...]

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