New Forest Blog

The best brunch spots in the New Forest

Treat yourself to the ultimate brunch experience, against the beautiful backdrop of the New Forest! Where better to start the day with a heavenly breakfast or brunch than at our charming cafes, tearooms and pubs in the New Forest? Discover charming cafes, tearooms, and hotels offering tasty options…

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Top things to do in March in the New Forest

With the spring flowers beginning to adorn the gardens and verges and the arrival of newly born New Forest Pony foals, March makes an excellent time for a trip to the New Forest. Many of our attractions open their doors for the season and you’ll find plenty to do throughout the month, whether you…

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Top New Forest Wedding Locations

From the ultimate in 5* luxe, to intimate ceremonies and celebrations; if you’re looking for the perfect place to get married, the magical New Forest is it! Indoors, outdoors, morning, noon or twilight and whatever the season, the New Forest’s wedding places and spaces will make all your Big Day…

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Top free family friendly things to do in the New Forest

Do you need some inspiration on how to have lots of family fun but save those pennies at the same time? From miles of walking and cycling trails to explore, to unforgettable visits to farms and picnics surrounded by nature, we have lots of excellent family friendly free things to do in the New…

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Dine out this February in the New Forest

Renowned for its wonderful culinary scene, as well as its ancient woodlands, picturesque landscapes and beautiful wildlife, the New Forest is the perfect place to dine out and enjoy delicious food this February. Join us on a gastronomic adventure as we explore the unique dining experiences the New…

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Fun date ideas this Valentine’s Day in the New Forest

Roses are red, violets are blue - but, if you’d like some fresh Valentine’s Day ideas, we wouldn’t blame you! Fortunately, the magical New Forest is packed with wonderful places to see and experiences to enjoy and many of them are completely free so, for some fun date ideas this February 14, read…

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Top things to do this February half term in the New Forest

It’s not long now until February half term! This year, Hampshire’s half term falls from Saturday 10 February-Sunday 18 February and there are some amazing things to do with the kids in the New Forest. From outdoor adventures to indoor fun, take a look at some of the top February half term events…

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Top weekend getaways in the New Forest

When you find yourself with just a couple of days or nights to enjoy a quick getaway, making the most of your time becomes crucial. In the enchanting New Forest, an endless list of places to stay awaits for a memorable short getaway, ranging from luxurious 5-star hotels to cosy glamping pods. Start…

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Get your steps in – Top short walks in the New Forest

Taking short walks in the New Forest is a rejuvenating experience, seamlessly blending nature and exercise. Whether it’s part of your daily routine or exploring at the weekends, getting your steps in is super important. Not only will it benefit your physical health, but also your mental wellbeing…

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Navigate around the New Forest National Park

The New Forest is a paradise for explorers and adventurers. Take a journey through the ancient woodlands, open heathlands and charming villages of this stunning National Park, spotting rare flora and enchanting free-roaming animals along the way, including our famous New Forest Ponies. Spanning 219…

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