Travel

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 [...]

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 [...]

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