The Top Ten Weirdest New Forest Things

October 10th, 2016|Categories: 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? [...]

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Accessible cycling in The New Forest

September 26th, 2016|Categories: Activities, Things To Do|

Congratulations to the stupendous Dame Sarah Storey – who, with her 14th Gold Medal at the Rio Paralympics, has just become our greatest Paralympian ever. Dame Sarah won her latest medal in the Women’s C4-5 [...]

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Passford House Hotel is back on the map!

September 16th, 2016|Categories: Accommodation, Travel|

The Passford House Hotel is situated on a quiet country road between the New Forest village of Sway and the port town of Lymington so providing both the New Forest on the doorstep for hotel [...]

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Seven reasons to love Autumn in the New Forest

September 15th, 2016|Categories: Things To Do, Travel, Wildlife & Animals|

1.        The Trees. The New Forest is home to the highest concentration of ancient trees in Western Europe. They are so old that many were fully grown when the Roundheads and Cavaliers were fighting the English [...]

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Rio Grand – go global, New Forest style

August 15th, 2016|Categories: 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 [...]

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The New Forest and Hampshire County Show 2016

July 19th, 2016|Categories: Things To Do|

Established in 1920, the New Forest Agricultural Show Society held its first show to the north of the forest at Bartley Cross. While initially a small event, the annual show now takes place over the [...]

Own your own holiday home with Hoburne Ownership

July 19th, 2016|Categories: Accommodation|

Have you dreamt of owning your own holiday home in the New Forest? With so many options available you may not have considered a holiday park; Hoburne Holidays offer a variety of accommodation, with great [...]

6 Reasons to visit New Forest Activities

July 11th, 2016|Categories: Activities|

Calling anyone who seeks adventure! New Forest Activities offer a wide range of outdoor activities for all age groups. Here are 6 reasons to take part in the awesome activities on offer, so let us [...]

They love us – New Forest scores in the Tripadvisor Awards

June 28th, 2016|Categories: Things To Do|

Every year the world’s largest travel site hands out its awards to the hotels, restaurants, activities and events that its users have most enjoyed visiting. This year, members of the New Forest Tourism Association have [...]

Safari Tents arrive at Sandy Balls Holiday Village

June 28th, 2016|Categories: Accommodation|

As a Manager at Sandy Balls, I was slightly apprehensive when I was asked to stay in one of our new Safari Tents so I could fully experience the unique experience they offer. Don’t get [...]

5 Great Games to Play Outdoors This Summer

June 27th, 2016|Categories: Activities|

As the sun begins to show itself more often and nature gets into full swing, it’s prime time to get out and enjoy the longer days. Here are 5 different outdoor games that will inspire [...]

The Ultimate New Forest Summer Bucket List

June 21st, 2016|Categories: Things To Do|

es, yes, yes, June may have only just have got going. But that means it’s only 11weeks to September. That’s ten weeks until the kids go back to school and just ten weeks to do [...]