Things to Do in Milford on Sea

Anyone with a passion for the outdoors and getting active will love a visit to Milford on Sea. Here you can enjoy brisk walks along our pebbled spit, soak up the views across the Solent to the Isle of Wight and take to the waters.

Take the Hurst Ferry from Keyhaven Harbour to Hurst Castle, to enjoy a day out at this artillery fortress built by Henry VIII. Step inside the Castle and wander around this impressive historic monument on the coast of the New Forest and learn more about how it was used in days gone by. 

Looking for an exciting and different way to explore Milford on Sea and the surrounding areas of the New Forest and our coastline? Hire unique retro E-bikes from Jaunt-E Bikes! These Super Monkey E-bikes are the perfect way to get around and enjoy a New Forest adventure.

The salt marshes of nearby Keyhaven offer a wildlife sanctuary a popular spot for birdwatchers.

Keen walkers can take on routes following along the coastline, from the Hordle Cliffs route through to the long-distance Solent Way walk.

If you’re looking to get the local low down on what Milford on Sea has to offer then you can book one of two local guided walks in this pretty seaside village. There is a ‘Discover Milford on Sea’s Hidden Woodland’ walk that will take you on a 3.5km ramble through a peaceful nature reserve, giving you an insight into the area’s history and its wildlife and fauna. While the ‘Insider’s Guide to Milford on Sea’ walk will take you to the village’s secret meadow, give a glimpse into its nature reserve, whilst giving you the ins and outs of where best to eat, what to do and where to go whilst staying in Milford on Sea. Both walks are £10.00 per person and can be booked by visiting

Fishing, yachting and sailing are also on offer in this area, just check out the listings below and discover just some of the fantastic things you can do when in the Milford on Sea area.

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