New Forest Blog

Tick tips for walking in the New Forest

Planning a picnic, walk or outdoor activity in the magical New Forest? Then listen up, because we’ve got some helpful information on how to avoid an encounter with one of the New Forest’s least lovely inhabitants – ticks! Members of the arachnid family, ticks are tiny, spider-like insects the size…

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A guide : The New Forest by train

Jump aboard the train to the New Forest and step into the fresh air of this charming location, full of wonderful places to explore and free roaming animals to spot. Not only is using the train a brilliant way to get to the New Forest, but it’s also handy to travel around when you’re here and hop…

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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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Discovering the spring and summer colours in the New Forest

Here in the magical New Forest, discovering the spring and summer colours is one of our favourite things to do. It’s mindful, it’s fun and, once you start noticing the beauty all around, it’s very hard to stop! From the vast, cloudless skies over our heathland, to the sparkling seas off our 40-mile…

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Tips on caring for the New Forest

The New Forest is a special place, full of natural beauty and is home to a diverse range of wildlife and habitats. With rare animals, flora and fauna, several ancient and historical spaces, and being a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), it’s super important to preserve and protect this…

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What to wear walking in the New Forest

The New Forest is the perfect destination for walkers and nature lovers. Explore beautiful heathlands, ancient woodlands and vast grasslands, and pass by enchanting free-roaming wildlife and unique flora. Whether you're planning a gentle stroll, a mighty hike or a wildlife walking experience, being…

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A guide: The New Forest by bike

Travelling through the New Forest by bicycle is an adventure that promises to be both invigorating and full of breath-taking views, offering a unique way to experience one of the UK’s most enchanting landscapes. Let us guide you through planning your journey, what to expect, and tips for making the…

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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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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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