New Forest Blog

Top places to swim in the New Forest

There’s no better way to cool off on a hot summer’s day than with a refreshing dip. Fortunately, the magical New Forest offers over 40 miles of serene shoreline and beaches, as well as several hotels boasting sparkling outdoor pools. Here’s our guide to finding the perfect swimming spot for you…

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Celebrating Father's Day in the New Forest

On Sunday 16 June, we celebrate dads here in the New Forest! Whether your father figure is your dad, grandad, stepdad, or another significant role model, you'll find plenty of ways to spoil them. Here are some special activities to make this Father’s Day unforgettable. Unique day trips Treat your…

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Fun things to do with teenagers in the New Forest

It can be tricky to know what to do with teenagers at times. If you are looking for days out to remember or ways to burn off some energy, there are some fantastic attractions and activities here in the New Forest that are geared up for teenagers. Here are some of our top things to do with teenagers…

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D-Day 80th Anniversary events in the New Forest

D-Day, which took place on 6 June 1944, was a pivotal World War II military operation that marked the beginning of the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe, known as Operation Overlord. The operation involved a massive amphibious assault by Allied forces on the beaches of Normandy, France, and it…

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Top things to do this June in the New Forest

Flaming June is just around the corner bringing with it the longest days of the year and (hopefully) some much needed sunshine. Make the most of the daylight by taking part in some amazing New Forest experiences. Whether soaring through the treeline on a zipline at one of our outdoor activity…

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Top ways to spend the spring bank holiday and May half term

Marking the start of the Hampshire spring half term is the second May bank holiday on Monday 27 May. You’ll find lots to see and do across the New Forest, from family activities through to live music and much more. Whether you are visiting for the day, for the Bank holiday weekend or for an extended…

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The best dog days out in the New Forest

The New Forest is a fantastic destination for dog owners looking to enjoy the great outdoors alongside their furry companions. With gorgeous woodlands, vast heathlands and even coastal trails, the area offers a long list of activities that are perfect to enjoy with dogs. Here are some of the best…

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Top things to do this May in the New Forest

May is a wonderfully colourful time in the New Forest, the fresh green leaves are opening, some of our woodland areas are adorned with bluebells and our gardens are blooming with bright hues. With longer days, and two bank holiday weekends, May is perfect for some New Forest outdoor adventures and…

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