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 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 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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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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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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How to celebrate the winter solstice in the New Forest

The Winter Solstice of 2023 is nearly upon us! Just after 8am on Friday December 22, the sun will rise, marking the 24-hour period when the Northern hemisphere experiences the shortest day - and a night-time lasting 16 hours. This special time of year is traditionally celebrated as a season of…

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Top Things to Look Forward to in 2024

It won’t be long before we are watching the fireworks, chinking glasses and welcoming in 2024! There are some fantastic events and activities to look forward to in the New Forest in 2024 with highlights throughout the year. Kick off the new year in the New Forest Start as you mean to go on by…

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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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Fun whatever the weather in the New Forest

Whether it’s rain, snow or cold, don’t let the weather spoil your fun here in the New Forest! You’ll find plenty to do here, despite the weather so whether you are looking for rainy day ideas or for a short break at a quieter time of year, you will still find a lot to entertain all ages. Here are…

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