new forest tour green bus
travel around in style
family arriving by train
To the New Forest and beyond...
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There's no need to worry about finding a parking space...
The wheels on the bus go all around the New Forest...
Feel the wind in your hair...

Travelling around The New Forest

Public Transport

Step outside the car and you'll smell and feel the beauty of The New Forest. You can arrive by train or coach. Once here there are plenty of opportunities to cycle walk and ride, making it easier for you to give your car a holiday too!

family arriving by train

The New Forest Tour

The New Forest Tour open top bus is the best way to See More, Explore More and Enjoy More of The New Forest. Sit back relax and experience rich open countryside, beautiful coastline, historic villages and all that Britain's newest National Park has to offer. You can hop on and off the tour bus as many times as you want during the day allowing for local journeys, for example between villages and visitor attractions.

family cycling on a cycle track in the new forest

Cycling

The New Forest offers over 200km waymarked cycle routes, much of it off road and traffic free. The station at Brockenhurst allows you to bring your bikes and get straight out into the forest or if you don't have bikes with you pop in to one of the many cycle hire centres.

Rail

The train stations within the National Park are Ashurst, Beaulieu Road, Brockenhurst and Sway. The other train stations in the New Forest are Hinton Admiral, Lymington, New Milton and Totton.
National rail enquiries
Tel: 08457 484950

Bus

The New Forest is served by a public bus network, which provides the opportunity to travel around the area by bus.

Bluestar - Southampton 023 8061 8233
Wilts & Dorset - Salisbury 01722 336855

The Beach Bus

Ride the Beach Bus to discover the hidden gems of the coast and countryside this summer. The Beach Bus runs from Hythe Ferry to the Georgian market town of Lymington, stopping at popular attractions such as Lepe Country Park, Exbury Gardens, the National Motor Museum at Beaulieu and Buckler’s Hard. You can also enjoy great discounts with your ticket, including a free ice cream at Lepe.