Things To Do

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sunshine or Shade in the New Forest

July 11th, 2017|Things To Do|

The sun is shining and we all want to be outside, and there is no better place to be for sunshine or shade than in the New Forest National Park in Hampshire. Located in the south of England, the New Forest includes one of the largest (over 200 sq miles) remaining tracts of unenclosed pasture [...]

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 [...]

Father’s Day in the New Forest

June 6th, 2017|Things To Do|

No one loves you like your dad (or father figure!). So it’s time to show him how much you love him – by treating him to a fantastic Father's Day out. The New Forest has more than 200 hotels, pubs, restaurants, B&B’s, holiday parks, shops and activities centres just waiting to make Father’s Day special. [...]

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 [...]

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