New Forest Blog

Dine out this February in the New Forest

Renowned for its wonderful culinary scene, as well as its ancient woodlands, picturesque landscapes and beautiful wildlife, the New Forest is the perfect place to dine out and enjoy delicious food this February. Join us on a gastronomic adventure as we explore the unique dining experiences the New…

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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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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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Local Christmas Shopping

The big day is upon us, meaning it's time to seriously start thinking about completing your Christmas shopping; there is nowhere better to fill up your shopping bags than in the New Forest! Our towns and villages boast unique artisan shops and delightful boutiques, elevating the entire shopping…

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Save with the 2024 Go New Forest Card

Discover the best of the New Forest, support local businesses, and save with your 2024 Go New Forest Card – now available as a digital card! Make sure you take advantage of our unmissable December deal… Go New Forest Cards are half price at just £5… now that’s an offer you don’t want to miss…

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New Forest Black Friday deals

Over the past years, Black Friday has become big in the UK, with huge savings on exceptional products, unforgettable experiences, and dreamy holidays. This Black Friday, dive into a treasure trove of fantastic deals in the New Forest. Black Friday offers on New Forest breaks Book a memorable getaway…

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Top romantic winter breaks in the New Forest

As the days are getting shorter and the nights grow long, what better way to beat off the winter blues than with a romantic break? Winter in the magical New Forest is a season of dark, starry skies, rustling leaves, roaring fires, and delicious, comforting food. It’s the season of frosts and snow;…

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The New Forest’s spookiest locations

From cursed paintings to the ghosts of dead kings; from covens of witches to spectral monks, this part of the world is home to far more than its fair share of apparitions, phantoms and creepy goings-on. So, as we glide towards Halloween, only one question remains…are you brave enough to visit the…

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Top things to do in the New Forest this October

Possibly one of the most beautiful months to visit the New Forest, October is a fantastic month for an autumn break or a day out exploring the great outdoors. October is the perfect time for an autumn walk. Choose your route and crunch your way through the fallen leaves while you are surrounded by…

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Autumn wildlife

Cooler days and darker nights mean only one thing – autumn’s coming! But, as summer slips away, don’t be sad – with the change of seasons comes the chance to release your inner David Attenborough and spot even more of the New Forest’s beautiful and unique wildlife. Along with our roaming ponies…

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