New Forest Blog

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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Ten hidden gems in the New Forest

The magical New Forest has so many world-class attractions and amazing places to visit that it’s easy to overlook the other side of this beautiful area – our hidden gems and secret spots. They are the places that only the locals know; the sights and spectacles you’ve maybe never heard of, or the…

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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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Top Early May bank holiday events in the New Forest

With the Easter weekend now behind us, it’s time to start thinking ahead to May and the next bank holiday weekend! Of course, there’s plenty to see and do in the New Forest at the best of times – with fabulous walking, cycling and other outdoor activities. Added to this though, we have some amazing…

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Accessible days out and breaks in the New Forest

The New Forest is a unique location full of stunning views, ancient woodlands and free-roaming animals. With all of its beauty and scenery that shouldn’t go amiss, we want everyone to come and enjoy the magical New Forest, regardless of age, ability or accessibility needs, whether motor…

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Top Easter events in the New Forest

With only a few weeks left to go, it’s not long now until the Easter weekend is here. You’ll find plenty to do here in the New Forest including some amazing days out for all the family. There are also lots of events planned across the weekend, including Easter egg hunts, Easter-themed family…

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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 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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