New Forest Blog

Top things to do this April in the New Forest

Bringing with it swathes of spring flowers and some super gorgeous new arrivals – mainly in the form of New Forest Pony foals, April is a beautiful time of year to visit the New Forest. Catch the end of the Easter weekend with 1st April falling on Easter Monday this year. There’s plenty going on…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in the New Forest

As Mother's Day approaches on Sunday 10 March, you still have time to organise an unforgettable day to show your mum just how much she means to you! Why not treat your mum to some delicious food, or surprise her with a secret excursion through the New Forest? Maybe you're keen to embark on a new…

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Top things to do this February in the New Forest

As the days begin to get longer, wrap up warm and head to the New Forest for some amazing days out and short breaks during February. The forest begins to wake from winter during February so head to some of our beautiful gardens to see the early emergence of spring and perhaps some early blooming…

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Top Things to Look Forward to in 2024

It won’t be long before we are watching the fireworks, chinking glasses and welcoming in 2024! There are some fantastic events and activities to look forward to in the New Forest in 2024 with highlights throughout the year. Kick off the new year in the New Forest Start as you mean to go on by…

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Top Christmas events and days out

With just over a month until the big day, it’s time to start planning your Christmas fun – with days out and some fantastic Christmas events to get you feeling all warm and festive. With magical forests and gorgeous scenery, the New Forest is the perfect place to spend time in the lead up to…

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New Forest Eats ‘n’ Treats 19 Nov

New Forest Eats ‘n’ Treats Christmas shopping and entertainment event at Brockenhurst College in association with Go New Forest and New Forest Marque – Sunday 19 Nov, 11:00am – 4:00pm Christmas shoppers can browse and purchase an array of unique, locally-produced, artisan products, as well as enjoy…

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Top things to do in November in the New Forest

Before we head into winter, it’s time to catch the last of the autumn colours here in the New Forest. November can still be awash with colour and on the finer days, you can enjoy some glorious walks through our woodlands treading slowly by the fallen leaves. You may also be lucky enough to spot some…

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Go Pumpkin Picking in the New Forest

As the leaves turn vibrant shades of red and orange, there is no better time to embark on such a fun-filled autumn adventure in the New Forest. Pumpkin Picking has become a must-do activity by locals and visitors alike during the autumn season! Put on your cosiest sweater, grab your boots and head…

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Halloween in the New Forest

It’s time to get your spook on here in the New Forest. We’ve some spine-tingling events taking place in the lead up to and over Halloween. Whether you are looking for days out and activities to join in with over Halloween or a half term Halloween-themed break, we’ve got you covered. Grab your…

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Epic Summer Events at Sandy Balls

Get away to a summer of fun at Sandy Balls Holiday Village in the heart of the New Forest. To woodland strolls, fantastic facilities and holiday homes so special, you won’t want to go home. Our exclusive accommodation, some with hot tub options, give you the space you need for those summer…

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