New Forest Blog

Summer starts here…

Don’t let the cost of living get in the way of your holiday plans, Shorefield Holidays have ‘rolled back’ prices to 2019, so there is still time to book your perfect summer holiday and make memories that will last a lifetime with a minimum of 22% off self-catering accommodation until 10th July 2022…

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Animal Fact Files : Reptiles

Our Animal Fact Files focus on one animal that you can find in the New Forest and each blog will share lots of interesting facts about our animals, so everyone can learn and understand more about the wonderful wildlife in our beautiful National Park… Top facts about reptiles in the New Forest: -…

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Lymington gets set for seafood celebration

Lymington comes alive for their annual seafood festival and this year sees their biggest lip-smacking line up of food and music. Held at Bath Road Park, with views across the Solent estuary, the three-day fishy celebration is a must for foodies to savour. With over eighty different seafood dishes on…

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Summer Holiday Breaks in the New Forest

With a month to go until the school summer holidays, it’s time to start planning for some family fun. Whether you are hoping to book a couple of weeks away or are looking for a short break, you’ll be in for a treat with lots of adventures to be had. Days out perfect for summer Make the most of the…

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Summer sunrises and sunsets

There’s something magical about witnessing the sunrise and the sunsetting, but there is nowhere better to see this natural phenomenon than here in the New Forest. Image - Rockford Common - Nick Lucas Folklore has it that magic is at its strongest over the midsummer period – with tales about fairies…

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Top New Forest accommodation with swimming pools

Nothings says luxury more than having a swimming pool to slide into when you’re on holiday. From 5* hotels, to secluded cottages, to our fun-filled holiday parks, there’s a New Forest place with a pool to suit everyone, with many having indoor and outdoor facilities. If you love to swim in the fresh…

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We’re back! Ellingham Show returns...

On Saturday 13th August – after three no-show years - Ellingham Show will be back in the beautiful grounds of Somerley House, near Ringwood in Hampshire. Run entirely by volunteers, the show is in its 75th anniversary year. Show Chairman, Steve Thompson says that people keep asking him when…

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Top 5 reasons to camp in the New Forest

We love the New Forest, and what better way to experience the true beauty and serenity of the area than camping! We’ve put together the top five reasons on why camping in the New Forest should be next on your list. When you’re ready to book, you’ll be spoilt for choice with fantastic Camping in the…

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Father’s Day celebrations and gift ideas

It’s time to celebrate dad! Whether he’s dad, daddy, papa or stepdad, Sunday 19 June is his special day. If you are stuck for ideas on how to celebrate and where to start on for what to get dad, let us offer you some inspiration… Father’s Day activities A great way to spend the day is by taking part…

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