New Forest Blog

Top things to do with toddlers in the New Forest

Whether it’s suggestions for summer days or ideas for what to do with your toddler in the rain, we’ve put together some of our top things to do with toddlers in the New Forest. With some big-name attractions through to activities to help burn off any excess energy your toddler may have, take a look…

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Fun things to do with teenagers in the New Forest

It can be tricky to know what to do with teenagers at times. If you are looking for days out to remember or ways to burn off some energy, there are some fantastic attractions and activities here in the New Forest that are geared up for teenagers. Here are some of our top things to do with teenagers…

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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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Get your paws set for the ultimate doggy weekend

Staged in the beautiful Burley Park in the New Forest on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June, Dogstival is gearing up for a totally epic weekend for dogs and dog-lovers. Crowned ‘Best Pet Day Out in the UK’ award, Dogstival leads the pack as having the most ‘have a go’ activities than any other doggy…

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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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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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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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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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