New Forest Blog

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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How best to spend spring in the New Forest

Hooray – spring is finally here! With warmer weather, longer days and flowers blooming, this is a truly wonderful time of year, and where better to spend the season than in the New Forest? With spring now upon us, we’ve come up with ideas on the best way to spend spring in the New Forest… 1…

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10 reasons to visit in the autumn

Happy first day of autumn! With the leaves turning extraordinary hues of orange and the mischievous pigs roaming the forest floors … autumn is well and truly here in the New Forest. We’re super excited for the cosy season ahead of us – and the New Forest is the best place to enjoy the magic of…

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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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It’s Pannage time!

Fancy seeing something truly unique? If you visit the magical New Forest from September 11 onwards, you’ll be able to witness one of the UK’s most endearing local customs. On that date, until Friday November 17, around 600 pigs will be joining our famous free-roaming ponies, donkeys and cattle, at…

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Top things to do in September in the New Forest

Escape the busier summer months and plan a short break to the New Forest this September. September makes a great time to visit, with the days still being relatively long and the beginnings of the rich autumn colours that are synonymous with the New Forest. Some of the highlights you can enjoy this…

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Top Days Out for Animal Lovers in the New Forest

From the cute and furry to the scaly and fierce. Native to exotic, there are plenty of opportunities for days out for animal lovers here in the New Forest. Discover some of the animals that make the New Forest so special The New Forest is a haven to lots of animals. One of the things probably the…

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Animal Fact Files : Donkeys

Our Animal Fact Files 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 Donkeys in the New Forest: -…

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Animal Fact Files : Deer

Our Animal Fact Files 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 Deer in the New Forest: - There…

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Animal Fact Files : Pigs

Our Animal Fact Files 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 Pigs in the New Forest: - Pigs…

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