New Forest Blog

Top free family friendly things to do in the New Forest

Do you need some inspiration on how to have lots of family fun but save those pennies at the same time? From miles of walking and cycling trails to explore, to unforgettable visits to farms and picnics surrounded by nature, we have lots of excellent family friendly free things to do in the New…

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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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Get active this January

As we step into the new year, the allure of fresh starts and new adventures pop into many people’s minds. And what better way to kickstart the year than immersing yourself in the natural wonders of the New Forest? It’s time to enjoy the great outdoors, get active and revitalize both body and mind…

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New interactive New Forest walking & cycling routes

With walking and cycling being some of the most popular ways to spend the day in the New Forest, we decided it was super important to enhance your New Forest experience by creating easier to follow route navigation, ensuring that you can enjoy your time without worrying about losing your way in the…

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Summer adventure and outdoor activities in the New Forest

This summer, why not explore the New Forest in a different way? Whether you fancy zipping through the skyline on a high ropes course or taking to the water for a different perspective of our coastline, there are lots of adventures and opportunities to be had here. Make the most of the longer days by…

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Top Cycling Pit-Stops

The New Forest is well known for being a fantastic location to get out on a bike ride. Pass through ancient woodlands, discover beautiful views across heathlands and spot free-roaming animals grazing on the grasslands. Better still, there are loads of wonderful pit-stops along the way too – perfect…

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Why cycling is great for you

There’s a huge list of reasons why cycling is so good for you – from improving your mental and physical wellbeing, to discovering more of ‘The Great Outdoors’. And where better to go on a bike ride than in the beautiful New Forest? Here’s some of our top reasons why cycling is great for you… It…

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Top Action and Adventure Activities in the New Forest

We know we’re always emphasising the relaxing and stress-busting benefits of a trip to the magical New Forest. But we’re also one of the top places to get your adventure on – the more exciting the better! If your idea of a great break is to hurtle along a track, or pull some moves on the ocean…

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Walking and Cycling Holidays

If your New Year’s Resolution is to get fitter, get outside more and appreciate the natural environment then there’s only one thing for it – book a walking or cycling holiday (or both!) in the New Forest immediately. Why? Well, apart from the well-documented benefits of being in the outdoors –…

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Top 10 reasons to visit the New Forest from late September onwards

September, October and November are often referred to as the New Forest’s ‘shoulder months’. With the area being less busy, it’s a great time to get away and discover the tranquillity and beauty of our National Park and surrounding areas without the crowds you’d expect in the summer months. Here are…

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