Discover the perfect blend of gentle exercise, fresh air, and wonderful experiences with these great activities for retirees.

Whatever your stage in life, keeping active in both body and mind is the key to a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. For those enjoying retirement or who simply have some leisure time on their hands, the New Forest can be the perfect place for ticking all those healthy boxes.

Gather friends, your partner, or simply book yourself on to a relaxing guided Beaulieu River Tour in stable two-person Canadian canoes. Take in the picturesque sights of this stunning river, brimming with wildlife all year round and discover the wealth of history running through it. With a guide or two on hand throughout, you can rest assured that your experience will be tranquil, informative, and safe. For those keen to go a step further, enjoy the paddling experience in individual stable touring kayaks.

Still looking to get out on the water during the colder months? The Beaulieu River is still just as stunning on a crisp Winter’s day. Why not check out Winter Paddling instead?

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Whatever your stage in life, keeping active in both body and mind is the key to a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle.

Always fancied having a go at Archery? Take your bow and arrow in hand and learn a skill that dates back thousands of years against the backdrop of the forest. With expert tuition and a laid-back approach, you’ll have great fun while learning techniques and enjoying the benefits of moderate exercise.

Avoiding the rush of weekends and school holidays, take advantage of midweek activities that are the ideal way to enjoy your retirement and leisure time.