New Forest Blog

Top Spring Walks in the New Forest

The longest, darkest winter is over and spring is finally here! There’s no better way to make the most of the brighter, warmer days than with a walk (and maybe a picnic, too!) in the magical New Forest. Just as some of our walks are perfect to enjoy in autumn or winter, we’ve also got some top…

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Top things to do in the New Forest this November

Although it may be getting colder, November is still a great time to get out crunching through those autumn leaves and to take in the warm colours of the trees before winter descends here in the New Forest. We have some fantastic events and activities running here this month, so there’s plenty to…

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Autumn Colour Walks in the New Forest

They’ve been described as Nature’s Fireworks and when you see them you’ll understand why! As the temperatures drop and the days shorten, the trees in the magical New Forest explode with colour; from brilliant scarlet to bright gold, hot pink to flaming orange. Then there’s the heathlands; bursting…

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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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Top 10 Family Walks in the New Forest

Does anything beat a great family walk? One on which you see new things, discover new places and maybe stop off for a scrumptious picnic or at a delightful pub? We don’t think so which is why we’ve compiled the ultimate guide to the best family experience of all – a walk in the magical New Forest…

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Our Great Outdoors – And How to Enjoy It!

There’s a very good reason that we all keep being told to spend more time outside; walking, cycling, enjoying an activity or even just being. And that’s because it’s so very, very good for us. It lowers our blood pressure, increases our wellbeing and soothes away stress in the most natural way…

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Why bring your Dog to the New Forest?

Because the New Forest is a pooches’ paradise, that’s why! According to the New Forest National Park Authority, 25,000 dog walks take place here each day but there is so much space you could walk for hours and never see another hound. We have more than 140 miles of tracks and footpaths, through…

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