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 [...]

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 [...]

Vote for the New Forest to become Countryfile Magazine’s Holiday Destination of the Year

January 26th, 2017|Travel|

We know we’re wonderful and our visitors know we’re wonderful, too. Now’s your chance to help let everyone know just why the New Forest is the go-to British holiday destination by voting for us in the Countryfile Awards. Now in their sixth year, the BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017 are a celebration of the British [...]

Iconic New Forest Movie Is 50 years Old

November 22nd, 2016|Attractions, Travel|

It was the year that England won the World Cup, the year The Beatles released Revolver and in which the first British credit card was introduced. But 1966 is remembered in the New Forest for very different reasons because it’s also the year in which the iconic movie, A Man For All Seasons, was released, [...]

New Forest ‘the most popular destination to enjoy the great outdoors in south East England’

October 18th, 2016|Things To Do, Travel, Wildlife & Animals|

When it comes to the great outdoors the jury is not out – it’s decided that the New Forest is the best place to enjoy the great outdoors in the south east of England. In a survey of 500 people, conducted by digital marketing agency Goat, 34 per cent of those aged 55 and over [...]

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… [...]

Passford House Hotel is back on the map!

September 16th, 2016|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 guests, along with the sea and ferry access to the Isle of Wight just a few minutes’ drive away. The [...]

Seven reasons to love Autumn in the New Forest

September 15th, 2016|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 Civil War or even when Elizabeth I defeated the Spanish Armada and the best time of year to see them [...]

New Forest Bus Tour kicks off on 25th June

June 20th, 2016|Travel|

The New Forest Tour bus starts running again on the 25th of June 2016. Our tour bus is an affordable way to see everything that the Forest has to offer. On our open top bus tours, we’ll talk you through the historical points of interest dotted around the New Forest and give you rare insight [...]

Infographic: Road Safety For The New Forest Wild Animals

January 13th, 2016|Travel|

In 2014, 68 animals were killed and injured on the New Forest roads... 58% of these incidents were local drivers. 77% of these incidents occured at night. 27% of these incidents were not reported. So... what can you do to prevent this? Keep your speed down! It's 40mph for a reason. Be aware at dusk [...]

Get On Board With The New Forest Tour

June 21st, 2015|Travel|

The New Forest Tour offers a chance to take an open-top bus tour where you can see the scenery, villages and native animals of the New Forest National Park. It’s perfect if you want to explore the New Forest as you can hop on and hop off all day! Don’t forget to take your Brand [...]

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