New Forest Blog

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 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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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 things to do this February in the New Forest

As the days begin to get longer, wrap up warm and head to the New Forest for some amazing days out and short breaks during February. The forest begins to wake from winter during February so head to some of our beautiful gardens to see the early emergence of spring and perhaps some early blooming…

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Best value for money days out in the New Forest

If you are feeling the pinch after Christmas but are still eager to get out and about then we’re on hand to help you with some great ideas for value for money days out here in the New Forest. With free things to do as well as those that are budget friendly, find out how you can maximise your money…

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Create your perfect escape to the New Forest this year

What would the perfect holiday escape mean to you? Beautiful beaches and a fascinating coastline to explore? Acres of wild, open countryside to walk and cycle in? Stylish, insta-worthy hotels and romantic rental cottage hideaways, or a holiday parks that have got the lot? Or do you dream of being…

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Get active this January

As we step into the new year, the allure of fresh starts and new adventures pop into many people’s minds. And what better way to kickstart the year than immersing yourself in the natural wonders of the New Forest? It’s time to enjoy the great outdoors, get active and revitalize both body and mind…

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Top 10 winter walks in the New Forest

Get those steps in in the magnificent surroundings of the New Forest. Whether you are choosing to go on a walk for some post-Christmas exercise or are looking to blow those cobwebs away, we’ve put together a list of ten of our best winter walks that you can enjoy. The Lepe Loop Take to the New…

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Top festive trails in the New Forest

Dark nights, bright lights and all the beauty of a winter wonderland – yes, it’s time to get your Festive Trail on! Here in the magical New Forest, you’ll find a festive trail to suit every visitor, whether you’re looking for a traditional Father Christmas experience, or an awesome display of starry…

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