Our Animal Fact Files will focus on one animal that you can find in the New Forest and each blog will share lots of interesting facts about our animals, so everyone can learn and understand more about the wonderful wildlife in our beautiful National Park…

Top facts about sheep in the New Forest:
- The right to turn out sheep onto the New Forest is only attached to a few properties
- There is currently only 1 commoner turning out sheep in the New Forest
- The right to turn out sheep is called ‘Common of pasture for sheep’
- You are likely to see this flock of sheep in Bramshaw and the surrounding National Trust areas

Please always follow the New Forest Code in the New Forest. Do not touch or feed the animals. Be careful when driving through the forest, as the animals have little to no road sense. See the full New Forest Code below: