Accessible See and Do
Here you can find out what to see and do, as well as where to eat during your stay here in the New Forest. We have contacted the establishments on your behalf to determine their degree of access and what facilities they have available to disabled visitors.
Accessible Leisure Activities
You can find a list of accessible walks here.
Listed below are a variety of companies and organisations providing accessible leisure pursuits within the New Forest which have varying degrees of access and facilities for disabled visitors:
Avon Tyrrell Activities Centre, Bransgore (nr Burley) Tel: 01425 672347.
Calshot Activities Centre, Calshot Tel: 023 8089 2077.
Countryside Education Trust, Beaulieu Tel: 01590 612401 - offers courses and activities which enable children and adults to learn about, understand and care for the countryside drawing on the diverse resources of the New Forest and the Beaulieu Estate. Fully accessible.
New Forest Activities, Beaulieu Tel: 01590 612377 - offers canoeing, kayaking, cycle hire and archery with limited accessibility.
Lepe Country Park, Exbury Tel: 023 8089 9108 - accessible walking tracks as well as accessible facilities.
Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood Tel: 01425 470721 - offers bike hire with trandams (specially adapted bikes) as well as accessible walking tracks and accessible fishing platforms.
Cyclexperience, Brockenhurst Tel: 01590 624204 - offers bike hire.
Go Ape, Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood Tel: 0870 458 9063 - high wire ropes course with limited accessibility.
Bagnum Riding Stables, Ringwood Tel: 01425 47263 - horse riding.
Burley Villa School of Riding, Bashley (nr New Milton) Tel: 01425 610278 - horse riding.
New Forest Disabled Driving Group Tel: 01590 612001 - offers carriage driving for people with disabilities.
Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve, Ringwood Tel: 01425 472760 - full wheelchair access and mobility buggies for hire.
Lower Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve, Totton Tel: 023 8066 7919 - wheelchair accessible.
Keyhaven Nature Reserve, Lymington Tel: 01590 674656 - wheelchair accessible.
Sailability - New Forest and District, Ringwood Tel: 023 8086 7438 - sailing facilties for the disabled.
Ocean Adventure Sailing, Hythe Tel: 07595 453930 - limited sailing facilities for the disabled.
Applemore Heath and Leisure Centre, Applemore (nr Hythe) Tel: 0845 659 0845.
Lymington Heath and Leisure Centre, Lymington Tel: 0845 659 0845.
New Milton Heath and Leisure Centre, New Milton Tel: 0845 659 0845.
Ringwood Heath and Leisure Centre, Ringwood Tel: 0845 659 0845.
Totton Health and Leisure Centre, Totton Tel: 0845 659 0845.
Listed below are accessible attractions within The New Forest that have a varying degree of access and facilities for disabled visitors:
Beaulieu Motor Museum, Beaulieu Tel: 01590 612345 - Full wheelchair access to the museum only, wheelchair loan available, accessible toilet.
Breamore House, Fordingbridge Tel: 01725 512468 - Wheelchair access, wheelchair loan, accessible toilet.
The Eling Experience, Eling (nr Totton) Tel: 023 8086 9575 - Partial wheelchair access.
Exbury Gardens, Exbury (nr Beaulieu) Tel: 023 8089 1203 - Full wheelchair access, wheelchair loan, accessible toilet.
Furzey Gardens, Minstead (nr Lyndhurst) Tel: 023 8081 2464 - Full wheelchair access (except in the cottage), wheelchair loan, accessible toilet.
Liberty's Raptor and Reptile Centre, Ringwood Tel: 01425 476487 - Full wheelchair access and accessible toilet.
Longdown Activity Farm, Ashurst Tel: 023 8029 2837 - All areas are accessible, accessible toilet, tractor has been modified for wheelchair access.
Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood Tel: 01425 470721 - Full wheelchair access, wheelchair and easy rider loan and accessible toilet.
The New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst Tel: 023 8028 3444 - Full wheelchair access, accessible toilet, dogs welcome.
The New Forest Wildlife Park, Ashurst Tel: 023 8029 2408 - Full wheelchair access and accessible toilet.
The New Forest Reptile Centre, nr Lyndhurst Tel: 023 8028 3141 - accessible walks and toilet.
Paultons Park, Ower Tel: 023 8081 4455 - All areas and rides are accessible, wheelchair loan (must pre book) and accessible toilets.
Rockbourne Roman Villa, Fordingbridge Tel: 01725 518541 - Ramped access into the museum, accessible toilet.
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, New Milton Tel: 01425 616446 - Partial wheelchair access, wheelchair loan, accessible toilet.
For special events at the above attractions please take a look at our whats on list.
Accessible places to eat in The New Forest
The New Forest has a wealth of places to eat and drink from quaint tea rooms to top class restaurants. We have listed the pubs, restaurants and tea rooms in the New Forest that have varying degrees of facilities for the disabled.
We endeavour to keep all of our information up to date, however we advise ringing ahead to check the facilities are still available.
Accessible pubs in the New Forest.
Accessible restaurants in the New Forest.
Accessible tea rooms in the New Forest.
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